Who is R.A. The Rugged Man and what is his net worth 2018? Famous by his stage name R.A. the Rugged Man, R.A. Thorburn is a very successful American rapper. He had done a lot of work in the music industry with famous labels and independent artists. It is his hard work and passion for rapping which makes him a success story of all times. If you are a fan of The Rugged Man and interested to know more about his works, his net worth and his career story then keep reading this post.
Before launching as The Rugged Man, Thorburn began his music career at age 12. He successfully builds a reputation locally for his lyrical skills. At the age of 18 R.A. signed to major label Jive Records. He worked with the Jive and made his first album Night of the Bloody Apes. This album was never officially released. He has then left Jive and begun his journey other popular labels. R.A was featured on all three Soundbombing albums of Rawkus which are one of his big hits. The platinum-selling album-WWF Aggression is in his name too.
Like many other rappers of American music industry, R.A was also between changing labels. He later recorded another unreleased album, American Lowlife with Capitol Records. He officially made his debut with, Die, Rugged Man, Die when he signed an independent label Nature Sounds. In 2013 he was back with another hit Legends Never Die. This album too was in with the Nature Sounds.
R.A is not limited to rapping as he has many interests and has been pursuing them very well. This hip-hop rapper has been active as a boxing commentator and also a famous film critic. He has contributed to Vibe, XXL, liked The Source, The Ring, King, Complex, Rides, and a lot more. R.A is also active as writer and producer as he recently wrote and produced the cult film Bad Biology. He is a famous host of “Film School” which is broadcasted as a web series on MTV’s Film.com.
The personal life of R.A is more tragic than you can ever think of. He is very low profile star of this industry but we tried our best to find more about his Personal life. The R.A. in the full name of Thorburn stands for Richard Andrew. According to him his father disliked his first name and always called him by his middle name. The Richard in R.A belongs to his uncle Richard W. Jurgensen, who is now no more in this world.
The father of this world famous rapper was, Staff Sgt. John A. Thorburn. He was a Vietnam veteran and was badly affected by Agent Orange. This was the main reason that his whole family was too affected by this potent chemical. Due to this both, his brother and sister had to face some disabilities by birth. Maxx, his brother was blind and born handicapped, he could survive much longer and hence died at the age of 10.
Dee Ann, the sister of Thorburn lost her the ability to walk or speak by birth. Dee Ann died in 2007 at the age of 26. From the famous Jedi Mind Tricks album Servants in Heaven, Kings in Hell, Thorburn tells the story of his father in “Uncommon Valor: A Vietnam Story,”. In 2010, Thorburn lost his father. He died from cancer.
We tried very hard to find the person to whom this Rapper is dating to. But he is maintaining his personal space from the crowd of social media and hence didn’t mention the name of his lady love. His fans are waiting and desperate to know every information about his love life.
Net Worth of R.A. The Rugged Man
Richard Andrew Thorburn a.k.a The Rugged Man is winning hearts with his every new performance in this music industry. He is enjoying a great fan following from every part of this world. After the success of many singles and three studio albums later this rapper had made great money. With his estimated total net worth of about $650 thousand, the star is one of the biggest earning Rappers of the American Music Industry.
The Rugged Man is enjoying his name and fame as he had done a lot of hard work to reach this spot. He is working on many projects and every Album from this rapper is a big hit.