|January 17, 1971
|1.82 m (6 ft)
|Country of Origin:
|United States of America
|Source of Wealth:
|Professional Actor/Music Producer/Multi-instrumentalist
|August 2, 2022
Who Is He?
Kid Rock is one of the best-selling music artists in the United States for the last two decades. His net worth is $200 million. His full name is Robert James Ritchie Sr. and he is a famous musician, singer, and songwriter in the US. Kid Rock is famous for his genre-defying music and he is talented enough to touch almost every genre of singing, like country music, rock, and hip hop. Apart from being a famous musician, he is also a strong political person who is known for his outspoken habits, controversial statements, and actions.
Kid Rock was born Robert James Ritchie on 7th January 1971 in Romeo, Michigan. His father, William Ritchie, was an owner of a car dealership. Therefore, he had seen an affluent childhood. As a child, Ritchie used to help his family by tending horses and picking apples. His mother is Susan When Ritchie. When he was ten, he found his interest in hip-hop music. He was so talented from childhood that he self-trained himself in rap music, breakdance, and DJ. Later, he learned to play different musical instruments and started playing those with his band.
Kid Rock was passionate about country music, as well as hip-hop, rock, etc. He is a musician of such a genre who tried to mix the genres and create some special kind of music. In the 80s, he began his career as a member of the band, The Beast Crew. When he was 17, he signed with Jive Records and released the famous 1990 album, Grits Sandwiches for Breakfast. The debut album was a super hit. Since then, Kid Rock became one of the biggest rappers in Detroit and has gone on a tour with famous artists, like Too Short and Ice Cube. Later on, he was dropped by Jive Records.
1992 marked a new era in Kid Rock’s career. He signed a new deal with Continuum Records. There he collaborated with Insane Clown Posse. After getting success in this genre, he moved to rock-infused music and released his second album, The Polyfuze Method. The popularity of this album made Kid Rock create his band, Twisted Brown Trucker. His shift to rock music was fruitful as his rock album, Early Mornin’ Pimp’ got huge success in 1996. As a result, he signed another deal with Atlantic Records in 1997.
Soon, Kid Rock started his stage performance. His next album, Devil Without a Cause, became a super hit. He put his effort into marketing and worldwide promotion and his next album, Bawitdaba, sold more than 15 million units around the world. It soon achieved diamond status.
He did many stage appearances and TV shows and also appeared in films. Again, Kid Rock earned huge popularity through his seventh album, Rock and Roll Jesus. It positioned him at number one on the Billboard Top 200. In 2000, Kid Rock started his career as a country musician and released his album, Born Free. His next album on country music, Rebel Soul, was released in 2012.
In between, by the end of 2010, Kid Rock released his hit compilation album, Greatest Hits: You Never Saw Coming, and Sweet Southern Sugar. He moved to his root of hip-hop music again in 2020 when he released his single, Quarantine.
- Kid Rock’s real name is Robert James Ritchie
- He made his debut with the album, Grits Sandwiches for Breakfast
- He owns an 11,720 square foot luxury mansion
- He owns luxury cars, like Porche 911, Tesla Model 3, Volvo XC60
- Kid Rock owns stocks in AT&T, Qualcomm, Microsoft, etc.
Kid Rock was in a relationship with Kelley South Russell with whom he had a son, Robert James Ritchie. Jr. Later, Kid Rock had an on-off relationship with former Playboy model, Pamela Anderson whom he met at a VH1 studio in 2001. After dating each other for 5 years, they got married on 3rd August 2006. But, the relationship didn’t click and the couple got divorced on 1st February 2007.
Awards and Achievements
Kid Rock has earned several awards and achievements throughout his life for outstanding performances. He has earned-
- American Music Awards for Favorite Pop/Rock Male Artist
- ECHO Awards for the Best Single of the Year
- World Music Awards for World’s Best Selling Pop/Rock Male Artist
- CMT Music Awards for Wide Open Country Video of the Year
How Does He Spend His Money?
Kid Rock has invested in real estate properties around the world.
- Kid Rock’s zodiac sign Capricorn
- His favorite dish is burritos
- His favorite actor is Matt Damon
- Kid Rock’s favorite music artist is Michael Jackson
- His favorite color is blue
Q: What is the present label Kid Rock owns?
A: Presently, Kid Rock owns Atlantic Records.
Q: Was Kid Rock’s father a millionaire?
A: Kid Rock’s father, William Ritchie was a millionaire as he owned $50 million in investments and assets.
Q: How much does Kid Rock make in a year?
A: Kid Rock’s annual income is more than a 34million dollars.
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