Riff Raff net worth: The American rapper from Texas, Riff Raff has an estimated net worth of $6 Million. In 2014, Riff recorded his debut studio album ‘Neon Icon’ which enjoyed enormous success.
After giving the successful rap album he introduced his very own label ‘Neon Nation Corporation’. On several occasions, Riff Raff tried to be an actor too.
Riff Raff Net Worth: $6 Million.
- Real Name: Horst Christian Simco
- Date of Birth: 29 January 1982
- Age, How Old: 37 Years Old
- Nationality: American
- Place of Birth: Houston, Texas, United States
- How Tall, Height: 6 ft 2 in (1.88 m)
- Zodiac Sign: Aquarius
- Profession(s): Rapper, Singer, Songwriter
How Much Is Riff Raff Net Worth?
Riff Raff earns a good sum of money through music sales and concert tours, he also delivers several brand endorsement deals which contributed to his $6 million net worth.
Riff Raff has made few mixtapes and albums since his debut in 2005. In 2012, Riff earned $45,000 with his initial deal for eight-albums with Diplo’s Mad Decent label. In 2013, he also signed a $2 million deal with Def Jam records.
Riff Raff’s annual earnings have grown significantly over the years from his beginning.
In addition to his music sales, Riff makes a good sum of money through concert tours as well, he earns around $5,000 from gigs and estimated $15,000 from festivals.
His successful debut album, ‘Neon Icon‘ was sold over 11 million copies in its initial week of sales.
In 2014, Riff tweeted that he purchased a $2 million home in Las Vegas, this purchase was just after the success of his debut studio album, “Neon Icon.’
In one of his house tour videos on youtube Riff has also shown off his $500 thousand worth of jewelry collection.
In 2018, Riff also received an extravagant necklace as a signing bonus with his new record deal that’s worth $500,000.
Furthermore, he makes a decent amount of money from his Instagram account, that’s estimated $3,000 to $5,000+ per sponsor post. His YouTube channel has also achieved success with over 180 million views.
Who Is Riff Raff?
In 2005, Riff started making CDs of his raps beats copying other famous rappers, he started participating and rapping in underground battles soon after coming to LA.
Riff ‘s following grew very rapidly and got his help from musical artist D.B. da Boss who provided him with studio types of equipment for free.
He had been working hard on auditions for various talent and reality shows and the ‘From G’s to Gents’ show’s second season brought him into the limelight. He got eliminated soon, but then he had left his mark.
The other mixtapes were ‘Summer of Surf’ and an independent album, ‘The Golden Alien‘ which were released undersigning for Diplo’s label, ‘Mad Decent, in mid-2012.
In June 2014, his full-fledged debut album ‘Neon Icon,’ was destined to be successful, because of it making waves among music critics with very good feedback. His debut album truly established him in the mainstream rapping scene.
The announcement of Riff’s second album ‘Peach Panther‘ soon followed, the success of his first album brought him big honors with his album being included on Rolling Stone magazines “27 Must-Hear Albums of 2014” list.
The second album went through issues of its release dates and finally made its worldwide release on June 2016, the first single titled ‘Spazz Out,’ of the album already made its release in the previous year.
Riff’s dream of creating a full-fledged production company came true when he announced his collaboration with ‘Stampede Management’ and ‘BMG.’ He soon proceeded to collab with several other rappers during this time.
He launched ‘Neon Nation Corporation’ to cater artists like musicians, filmmakers, actors, and writers, he raised $4 million for the management but a major issue followed and his partners left him helpless.
He later was seen making guest appearances of shows such as ‘Major Lazer,’ and ‘The Challenge,’ in November 2017.
Riff Raff was born Horst Christian Simco to mother Anita, and a war veteran, Ronald on January 29, 1982, in Houston, Texas.
His father suffered from multiple illnesses including post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) which is very common among war veterans.
Riff’s financially unstable family had to work multiple jobs to make a living.
He liked to listen to rap songs while growing up in the shady neighborhood of Copperfield, Texas. He spent his few early years playing different sports and basketball became one of his favorites.
The end of his college days brought him back to his hometown, he took up regular working jobs but also immensely grew his interest in rapping.
He finally settled to become a rapper after moving to Los Angeles (LA) for serious music business.
Several controversies of Riff Raff is due to his alcohol and drug issues, he was also arrested in North Carolina for marijuana ownership in his car. He was prisoned on August 11, 2013, but was released the same night.
Riff Raff is an avid follower of Jesus Christ which can be seen as one of his tattoos among the rest. His love life is known with American fellow rapper, model and fashion designer Lil Debbie.
He’s also rumored to be in relationship with Bella Elise Rose and Katy Perry.
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