Who is Flo Rida and what is his net worth 2018? Flo Rida has been one of the famous leading rappers of all time. Flo Rida, originally named by his parents as Tramar Lacel Dillard, was born in Carol City, Florida on the 16th of September, 1979. He was raised by his parents along with seven sisters. His passion for rapping began while he was a ninth grader when he joined an amateur rap group called, The Ground Hoggz which was a three-member group.
They recorded in underground studios in Carver Ranches and remained together for eight years. His talent was recognized by DeVante Swing, but did not land any record deals. Hence he sought non-music related jobs, graduated from high school in 1998 and attended University of Nevada, Las Vegas and Barry University for two months after which he returned to Florida to pursue a career in music again which kick started after releasing his first single “Low”.
Education: Eve Though Flo Rida’s work with Fresh Kid Ice was recognised by De Vante Swing, a band member from Jodeci, he was rejected by many major labels; he focused more on jobs concerning other spheres not concerning music. He finished high school in 1988 and went to the University of Nevada in Las Vegas studying international business management. However, he only attended for two months, after which he attended Barry University for two months as well, after which he returned to Florida again for music.
Net Worth of Flo Rida
Flo Rida has an estimated net worth of $36 million. From a total net worth amount of $36 million, the American rapper has earned more than ten times worth of fame and prosperity. His tables turned with his debut single “Low” featuring T Pain which is his best recognised song so far. It was a number 1 hit for eight weeks in the US in 2008. “Right Round” featuring Kesha, his other single was also remained a number 1 in the US charts for six weeks. The rapper’s other hit singles include, “Club Can’t Handle Me” and “Good Feeling”. He also released “Wild Ones” featuring Sia which also received high praise. His first album “Mail On Sundays” earned an estimated amount of 431,000 dollars and sold more than 390,000 copies worldwide in 2008.
Flo Rida is famed to be one of the richest rappers in America who is most famously known for his hit singles. “Low”, “Right Round”, “Good Feeling”, “Wild ones” are some of the many which had sustained the first position in the US billboards for quite some time after they were released. His talent helped him acquire fame and prosperity. He bought a house in Southwest Ranches, Florida, in 2009 costing 1,607,500 dollars. The house covers around 6,887 square feet and consists of four bedrooms, six bathrooms, a swimming pool, Jacuzzi, racquet ball court, a tennis court, an indoor koi fish pond, a four stall barn and a two-bedroom, one bathroom guest house.
The American rapper has a collection of high-end custom cars. One of them is his prized matte-silver Bugatti. He also owns a customised Mercedes Benz CL. Some of his other cars include Ferrari 458, a Ferrari California, a Goldgatti and a Maybach.
Even Though the “Good things” rapper has done his part contributing funds to the victims of the Boston Marathon Bombing; a lawsuit had been filed against him for bailing out on a charity party and sending his entourage instead. He was to appear at the fundraiser organised for the charity City Project Gala, held in the Playboy Mansion, following the Grammy awards and had sent twenty three members of his entourage in his place. The organisers had hence filed a lawsuit against him who claimed that they were “loud” and “obnoxious”. However, things looked up for the rapper when he appeared to perform for the Miss Universe pageant this year.
Flo Rida, crowned as one of the richest and the best rappers in America has earned it. His talent, hard work and passion for the art has inspired millions and we look forward to the release of his new album in the later years.