Who is Russ and what is his net worth 2018? One of the blooming stars in the American hip hop forte is Russell Vitale who is more popularly known as Russ as the stage name. It has been reported that he started wiring songs since he was 7 years old. With his passion towards music and hip hopping, he got drifted towards it an early age and today he is earning quite decent money. Let’s take a sneak peek at his life, career, and net worth.
Born on 26th September 1992 Russell Vitale is an American hip hop recording artist. Apart from being a hip hop artist, he is also a great song writer and record producer. He was born in Secaucus, New Jersey and lived in different cities like New York, North Carolina, and Kentucky. The reason behind it is his father whose job used to relocate him to different parts of the country.
Later the family got permanently settled in Georgia. As per his parents, Russ started writing rap songs on the back of his text books way back when he was just 7 years old. And by the time he reaches 14 years he started making his own beats on those songs. But he recorded his first song at the age of 18.
An extraordinary feature of Russ is he is having two different eye colors. This is a rare condition which is known as Heterochromia and due to this his one eye color is dark brown and another is light brown. He belonged to a rap group Diemon Crew and the members of the group are on the verge of making great rap songs in the coming days.
Russ is 25 years old and till today there is no such rumor of him either being single or in a relationship with anyone. Being a very secretive person he has hidden his all affairs from the media till date. Maybe in the coming future, we would hear something related to his relationship with some pretty girl.
Although he started working since he was a little child by writing songs and making beats his first official recording was released when he was 18 years old. It was in the year 2016 when he gets into the partnership with Columbia records and released “What They Want”, a single which attains number 83 position on the US Billboard Hot 100.
Later in the same year when he released his second single “Losin Control”, it managed to secure the 62nd position in the US Billboard Hot 100. His debut album There’s Really a Wolf got released in this year dated May 5, 2017. He also announced that he would take a tour of his own, The Wake Up Tour, from May 16 to August 5, 2017.
Russ has got inspirations from G-Unit, 50 Cent, and Eminem and is more popular with his songs What They Want” and “Losin Control”.
Being new in his music career, Russ till date has been nominated once in the Woodie Awards in the category Woodie to Watch. Russ is rather new to the industry so it would take little time to achieve the popularity and to reach the point where he would start getting accolades for his work.
Net Worth of Russ
With his two singles and one album Russ managed to have an estimated net worth of around $250 thousand. After working hard and making and remaking his own beats he branched out himself in the music industry. It would take little time for him to get established properly. No wonder in the coming days this talented rapper is going to get listed as one of the top notch rappers of the world with a high net worth.
One can see the dedication of Russ by knowing that he produce and practice different beats for around 6 years before launching his own songs for the public. He was sharpening his skills and honing them to the level where he didn’t get rejection by the public. His hard work got paid when his two singles manage to grab positions in the top 100 hottest songs list. Being under top 100 with the debut songs is not everyone’s cup of tea but Russ made it so. Being multi talented he used to produce, write, sing, mix and engineer all his songs by his own. Let’s see in there for Russ in his coming days in the music career.