Kid Rock is an American musician and a singer, who became famous with his albums ‘Devil Without a Cause’ and ‘The Polyfuze Method’. He involves with various musical styles like country rock, Midwest hip hop, heavy metal and rap rock. He was inclined to rap music since he was young and it immensely paved way into shaping his career for good measures. Here is a quick summary of Kid Rock’s net worth in 2018, career and earnings.
Kid Rock Early Life
Robert James Ritchie aka ‘Kid Rock’ was born to William Ritchie and Susan Ritchie, on 17th January 1971, where his father was employed as a car dealer. He was passionate about rap music from his childhood and even learnt to break dance. He started to take part in many talent shows. He completed his studies at Romeo High School. While attending school, he was a DJ at many parties and in order to be at the basement parties, he joined ‘Bo Wisdom of Groove Time Productions’ which was in Michigan. It was during these days that he started to adopt the stage name ‘Kid Rock’.
Robert Jr. is his son from his earlier relationship but later he got married to Pamela Anderson in 2006 when the know-how of her pregnancy was disclosed, unfortunately, they got divorced after five months. Kid Rock has a brother and two sisters.
Kid Rock Career, Awards and Achievement
Kid Rock’s career got initially started with Jive Records where his debut album ‘Grits Sandwiches for Breakfast’ got released in 1990. In 1993, the Continuum Records released ‘The Polyfuze Method’ where the hit singles showed his immense potential to make use of a more advanced type of rap music. The album also had some controversial songs and also songs like ‘My Oedipus Complex’ which is known for its mature content which he made in the reminiscence of his father. His initial attempt at country music can be seen in the extended play ‘Fire It Up’ which has famous songs like ‘I Am the Bulldog’.
He further released the album ‘The History of Rock’ and then released, in 2001, his album ‘Cocky’ through Atlantic Records. This album became very successful where a million copies were sold in the US and it also denotes his triumph as a southern music composer of the rock genre. He released another album, in 2003, called ‘Kid Rock’ which has successful songs like ‘Rock n Roll Pain Train’ and ‘Cold and Empty’. He expressed his thoughts about his freedom as an artist and an American through the song ‘I Am’. ‘Kid Rock’ album also expresses his emotional feelings as a single father where the song ‘Single Father’ expresses his love for his son. In 2011, the album ‘Care’ was released which was regarding political activities in America.
Awards and Achievement
The ‘Rolling Stone Magazine’ named the ‘Kid Rock’ album as one of the ’50 Greatest Album of 2003’. He has also been nominated five times for Grammy Awards. His single ‘Cowboy’ was a major hit and was on the list of Top 40.
Net Worth of Kid Rock
Kid Rock has an estimated net worth of $100 million. He has earned most of his fortune from record labels. His album ‘Devil Without a Cause’ sold 13 million albums worldwide and has sold 5 million albums in the US to date.
Kid Rock is a multi-instrumentalist who is named as one of the most hit musicians in the last 15 years. Though he had some legal issues, he has never failed to mesmerise his listeners with his music.