The American rapper, actor, basketball player, and entrepreneur, Romeo Miller (also known as Maserati Rome, Lil’ Romeo, and Rome), was born on August 19, 1989. Rising to fame as a signed artist of his father’s widely acclaimed record label, No Limit, the 28-year-old is known for founding a number of record labels like The Next Generation, Guttar Music, and the most recent No Limits Forever.
Romeo Miller Biography
Born in New Orleans to parents Percy Robert Miller (Master P) and Sonya C Miller who were both a part of the American hip hop group TRU (The Real Untouchables), rap and hip-hop music was like a second language to Romeo Miller throughout his childhood. Quite a number of the finest acts from the music industry belonged to the Miller family, which included singer-actress Cymphonique Miller (sister), rapper-producer Mo B. Dick (cousin), and rappers C-Murder and Silkk the Shocker (nephews).
Romeo’s inclination towards songwriting and rap music grew immensely after he was signed to Soulja Boy’s record label at the young age of five having written his first rap dedicated to Percy R. Miller.
Having received an exceptional head start in the music industry after receiving an offer from Soulja Boy’s record label, Romeo released his debut self-titled LP, Lil’ Romeo, in the year 2001. The record turned Gold after selling over 500,000 copies in the United States and topped the charts with the hit single, My Baby. The album witnessed an exceptional run on the charts, debuting at no.6 on the Billboard 200 and no.5 on the Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums.
Miller released his second studio LP, Game Time as the follow-up to his critically acclaimed and successful debut album a year later in late 2002. Though not as successful on the charts as Lil’ Romeo, Game Time recorded a sale of 80,000 copies within one week and eventually totalling a sale of 2,500,000 copies in the United States.
Miller’s third record, Romeoland, was released in 2004 which marked the last time Miller would tour and record under the stage name, Lil’ Romeo. Managing a total sales record of 250,000 copies in the States, the record charted at no.29 on the Top Rap Albums chart.
The year 2005 witnessed Romeo entering the music industry as an entrepreneur, co-founding the record music company, Guttar Music Entertainment, with his father. After a short period of Miller having changed his name to Young V, he eventually changed his name to Romeo and released his first digital album, Lottery, under the record label, Guttar Music.
In 2007, Romeo co-founded another record label with his father called Take a Stand Records, and hence, form a father-son hip-hop duo, the Miller Boyz.
Throughout the period from 2007 to 2017, Romeo Miller has been rarely active as a recording artist having released just three studio albums, Hip Hop History (with Miller Boyz), Spring Boys, and Fighting Monsters.
Romeo Miller has had a busy life pursuing multiple ventures which have included glimpses of a career in the film industry as an actor and producer, a promising college basketball career, a modeling career, and a short-lived career as a fashion designer as well. Romeo Miller also appeared on the famous TV dance show, “Dancing with the Stars” in 2011 and finished at the 5th spot.
Having tasted success from early stages of his career, Romeo Miller has won a number of awards. For his debut album, he was awarded three Billboard Music Awards in the categories Rap Artist of the Year, Best Music Video, and R&B/Hip-Hop Single of the Year.
How much is Romeo Miller Net Worth in 2017
The American rapper-actor, Romeo Miller, is expected to have an estimated net worth of $6 Million US dollars as of 2017.
At the age of 27, Romeo Miller has achieved what many people dream of achieving in a lifetime. With a promising acting and musical career, Miller continues to thrive as a multi-talented prodigy in the entertainment industry.