As of 2019, Riff Raff has a net worth of $6 million. He is an American singer from Houston, Texas, who is famous for his rap album “Neon Icon”. He began his rapping career in 2005 and has released three albums as of 2019. Besides his music career, he is also an actor and has appeared in a few TV shows.
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Riff Raff has an estimated net worth of $6 million. As a successful rapper, he was able to collect a decent amount of money. According to the source, the average salary of a musician is about $42,313. Generally, their salary starts at $10,400 and goes up to $104,000.
Furthermore, the average salary of an actor is around $50,427 with a median bonus of $1,032. However, their salary can be affected by their acting skills.
He began his musical journey in 2005. He started rapping and participating in underground rap battles after he moved to LA. Eventually, he began making CDs of his raps on borrowed beats from famous rappers.
He started using social media like YouTube, Myspace, and WorlStarHipHop for his promotion. However, in 2009, everything changed when he was called by Simon Rex, a rapper and comedian.
He formed a rap group “Three Loco” along with Simon, Andy Milonakis. Since then he has been working on his singles and albums. Until now he has released 3 studio albums including Neon Icon, Peach Panther, and Pink Python.
He is definitely on his way to become one of the popular white rappers following the path of Eminem, Machine Gun Kelly, Deadmau5, and Post Malone to name a few.
You May Not Know: His family members are descendants of German and Lithuanian Jews who survived the Holocaust.
Riff Raff’s made his acting debut in 2009 from MTV reality television series “From G’s to Gents”. Later in 2013, he appeared as Jamie Franko in an American soap opera broadcast “One Life to Live”.
His other works in television include Ridiculousness, Wild ‘n Out, Major Lazer, Peach Panther, and The Challenge: Champs vs. Stars.
Along with fame and success, Riff also earns a good sum of money from his career. His first album Neon Icon was sold over 11 million copies in its first week of sales. Furthermore, he signed a $4 million joined venture deal to create his own brand and production company “Neon Nation Corporation”.
In 2013, he signed a deal with Def Jam for $2,000,000. Back in 2012, he did an initial payment for the eight-album deals with Diplo’s Mad Decent Label for $45,000. Riff usually earns around $5,000 from gigs and more or around $15,000 from festivals.
Further, he also makes some decent amount of money from his social media account. He makes about $3,072 to $5,120 per his sponsor post on his Instagram account.
You may not know: He used to rap in small venues like malls and clubs in the Greater Houston Area.
The multi-millionaire Riff Raff purchase a Purple Palace located at Las Vegas for $1.4 million.
The Purple Palace covers 5,945 sq.ft and has five bedrooms, five baths, and two half-baths. Furthermore, he drives a new Porsche worth around $100,000.
Riff Raff's $1.4 million Purple Place which is located at Las Vegas
Similarly, he has a 3-D Reversible Civil War Dime Denver Mint Demands worth $45,000. Besides, he also has an obscene collection of jewelry worth $500,000. Further, Riff Raff is willing to let anyone stay at his “Codeine Castle” for $5,000 and $150,000 to rent it out for a month.
His a pet lover, especially dogs. He has got two huskies which can cost up to $1,000 depending on the quality. Further, the trackers on the dogs can range from $600 to $1,300.
Riff Raff has launched his own non-profitable organization called THE RIFF RAFF SOCIETY. His aim is to raise funds for preferred charity “The Fight Cancer Foundation” also known as the Bone Marrow Donor Institute.
Until now, his organization has donated more than $520,000 since its inception. Further, an acclaimed artist Nick has raised more than £1,000.
On May 31, 2018, Riff was accused of drugging and raping a woman after the show at Melbourne in 2013. According to the accuser, he invited her on his tour bus and proceeded to touch her repeatedly while making suggestive comments.
At the court, the accuser was asking for at least $12 million in damages to cover medical expenses, lost wages, physical, emotional and psychological trauma.
Interesting Fact: He was arrested for possession of controlled substances on August 11, 2013, after the police found his vehicle with alcohol, marijuana, paraphernalia, and other substance that the police chose not to specify.
Riff Raff lives in a Codeine Castle which is worth $1.4 million and for the property tax, he has to pay about $26,950 annually. Furthermore, he pays about $2,181,250 for the Federal, whereas, he pays around $147,161 for FICA, $506,157 for state, $232,125 for local.
Besides, he drives a luxurious Porsche, he pays $1,426 per year for car insurance.
Horst Christian Simco aka Riff Raff was born on January 29, 1982, in Houston, Texas, the United States under the zodiac sign of Aquarius. As per his nationality, he is American and belongs to white ethnicity. He was born to Anita Issac, a maid and Ronald Simco, a Vietnam War veteran.
Riff studied at Langham Creek High School, however, he dropped out in his senior year. Later, he obtained his GED. After his parents got divorced, Riff took care of his father and majored in liberal arts from Hibbing Community College.
Riff might be single at the moment, he has a secretive relation history. However, according to some source, he was in a relationship with rapper Lil Debbie.
Riff Raff with his girlfriend Lil Debbie
Despite all the initial buzz, their relationship history is still a mystery.
As of 2022, he is 40-year-old and stands tall at the height of 6′ 2″ or 187cm.