Riff Raff is an American rapper from Houston, Texas. He is one of the most talented young singers and rappers in the US. He has released a number of hit songs, solo, and albums so far. He becomes quite a well known name and popular rapper in the music industry. He has been nominated for several awards and was successful to win few as well. When it comes to his net worth, it’s estimated to be around $7 million and he makes most of his wealth from songs and albums he produces.
Horst Christian Simco who is more popular as Riff Raff was born in 1982 in Houston, Texas the United States. It’s told that his father namely Ronald was a police officer and a former Vietnam war veteran. He suffered from the post-traumatic stress. His father also fled the horrors of Nazi Germany during the 2nd World War.
When it comes to the education of the rapper, he attended Creek High School and played for school’s basket ball team. But he had to drop out of the school because his parents decided to get a divorce and he had to move to Duluth. His mother was later diagnosed with cancer and she spent most of her time at home.
He also went to attend Hibbing Community College in 2001 and he played for the basket ball team there as well. He was majored in liberal arts but left the college out of feeling for the place. It was 2003 when he got a job in Houston and it was something like painting cars.
He was interested in that job and developed his own style of painting the cars. However, the rapper moved to Los Angeles in 2005 and was seen hooking with an Italian manager da Boss who helped him work in a studio and record songs. It should be noted Riff had developed passion in rapping and singing from a young age but could never get a proper chance to display his talent and rap skills.
It was 2005 when his professional music career started. He recorded his first album and was spotted selling them in various shopping malls in Houston. He kept singing and recording songs. In 2008, he decided to kickstart his career on social sites as well so that he could get more recognition and appreciation from the fans.
His stunt at YouTube went successful and now his channel has over 115 million subscribers. This platform helped him earn a great amount of money and he eventually became richer with every passing day.
Riff Raff came from a poor family who was believed to have affiliations with gangs and smugglers but he proved that anything is possible with hard work and commitment. He now owns a mansion in Las Vegas and is one of the richest rappers in the US. There are no particular reports about his personal life but it has been said he has been dating a number of girls around but is still single.