Who is Kid Rock and what is his net worth 2018? Kid Rock is a singer who has sold over 35 million records globally. He is also an actor, record producer, rapper, songwriter, and musician. He also performs hip hop and has found considerable success in rock. Some of his popular singles include “Only God Knows Why”, “Bawitdaba”, and “Cowboy”. His album ‘Devil Without a Cause’ has sold over 14 million units worldwide in 1998. His song “All Summer Long” became the number one song in many countries. Kid Rock has also appeared in various television shows and has also wrestled in World Wrestling Entertainment.
Robert James Ritchie popularly known as Kid Rock was born on January 17, 1971, in Romeo, Michigan. He was born to parents Susan Ritchie and William “Bill” Ritchie. His father was a car dealer. He has six other siblings and his younger sister Jill Ritchie is also an actress. As a child, he was interested in rap music and used to participate in talent shows.
When he was eleven, he joined a crew called ‘Furious Funkers’ and used to learn break dance. When he was in high school, he used to deejay in parties and also used to perform at Bo Wisdom of Groove Time Productions. At 15, he left his home and stayed with his friend in Mt. Clemens. He joined a group called “The Beast Crew” with some of his neighbours. At this time, he became friends with D-Nice, who later invited a representative from Jive Records to see Kid Rock’s performance.
Kid Rock married Pamela Anderson in July 2006. The couple divorced after a year. He has a son named Robert James Ritchie, Jr. born in 1993 from Kelly South. It is also reported that he has a son named Bob Jr. with Anderson.
In December 1990, he released his debut album called ‘Grits Sandwiches for Breakfast’. In December 1993, Kid Rock released an EP ‘Fire It Up’. In 1998, he released ‘Devil Without a Cause’ with Atlantic Records. In 1999, he released his single “Cowboy” which became the entry theme song of Jeff Jarrett from WCW. His next single was called “Only God Knows Why” and it peaked at No. 19 on the Billboard Hot 100.
In total, the album sold over 9.51 million copies as of 2015. In 2000, he released the album ‘The History of Rock’ which was a compilation re-recorded and remixed songs. The song “American Bad Ass” from the album later became the theme song of the Undertaker on WWE. In 2001, he made his film debut in the film Joe Dirt. He then went on to release singles like “Only God Knows Why”, “Forever and “Lonely Road of Faith”. In 2002, his song “Legs” became the entry theme song of Stay Keibler on WWE.
In February 2006, Kid Rock released his first live album called ‘Live Trucker’. A year later his album ‘Rock n Roll Jesus’ was released and it sold over 172,000 units in the opening week. ‘Rebel Soul’ was released in 2012 and his tenth studio album called ‘First Kiss’ was released in 2015.
Kid Rock has been nominated 5 times for the Grammy Awards. He has won 2 American Music Awards out of 6 nominations. Other awards won by him include Billboard Music Awards, Detroit Music Awards, People’s Choice Awards, and Kid’s Choice Awards.
Net Worth of Kid Rock
Kid Rock has released many albums in his career. He has also done several tours in his career. By doing so, he has made a good wealth for himself. Kid Rock’s net worth is an estimated $90 million. He owes his fortune to the sale of his albums. Many of his songs have been used in the WWE as entry theme songs of its superstars. Apart from that, he has also performed in the WWE and is the owner of his own clothing line called ‘Made in Detroit’. He has also appeared in various TV series and is also the deputy reservist in the police.
He has been honored to be the Grand Marshal in the parade of Krewe of Endymion Mardi Gras in 2009.