Riff Raff, in real life Horst Christian Simco is an American rap artist. Riff released his debut album, Neon Icon, in 2014. Before the release of debut album, he worked with famous rappers including DJ Khaled and Mad Decent. Riff Raff attended Langham Creek High School but left in a half. After dropping out, he passed General Equivalency Diploma. Riff joined Hibbing Community College but after the two years, he dropped out. Now let’s have a close look on Riff Raff’s net worth in 2019.
Riff Raff was born as Horst Christian Simco in January 1982, in Texas. Riff’s father Ronald Simco, a Vietnam War veteran and mother Anita Isaacs, was working as a housemaid. Riff has four siblings. In his early teens, he was very much involved in basketball. After dropping out of college, he stopped playing basketball and decided to pursue the career in rapping.
Riff is very much fond of tattoos. He has a number of tattoos on his body including logos of NBA and MTV and a large Celtic cross. In 2013, Riff was arrested for having illegal drugs but released after the few hours of arrest.
In early days of his rapping career, Riff made homemade CDs of his rapping and sold at different malls and colleges of Houston. He makes use of the social media and uploaded videos on different platforms such as Youtube and MySpace. Riff faced difficulties at the start of his career and tried out different things to become a famous rapper. He gave plenty of auditions and finally appears in the second season of MTV reality show, From G’s to Gents but expelled after the first episode. After that, Riff founded a rap group along with rappers, Andy and Dirt to increase fan following.
In the start of 2011, Riff signed to S.O.D. Money Gang but their partnership didn’t work and they announced separation after a year. After this mishap, he met with Harry and Bronson and released a video, Bird on a wire, with their collaboration. The video was rated well by critics.
Raff released two singles, Dolce and Gabbana and Mr Popular in 2013. The singles were rejected by rap lovers. In the same year, he announced that he is going to release his debut album. Raff released the first single “How to Be the Man” of his debut album Neon Icon in November 2013. After the much delay, he announced, Neon Icon will be released in June 2014. After the two years, he released his second album, Peach Panther, in 2016. Raff released two different projects, Balloween and Aquaberry Aquarius in the next year with the collaboration of other artists including Quavo, Travis, and Wiz Khalifa.
Awards & Achievements:
Riff Raff didn’t get any award in his short rapping career but certainly, he has his own moments and achieved targets. Some of his achievements are mentioned below.
• He didn’t get much appreciation at the start of the career, still he able to release two albums, Neon Icon and Peach Panther in a short span.
• Riff released two different projects titled, Balloween and Aquaberry Aquarius with the collaboration of famous rappers.
Net Worth of Riff Raff
Before counting the figures, let’s understand his sources of wealth. Riff Raff earned his major proportion of net worth from his albums. Riff also did many projects along different artists especially in the early part of his career. He also appeared in few films and television series. Riff Raff’s current net worth is $4 million.
Riff Raff, born as Horst Christian Simco is an American rap artist. He met with difficulties at the start of his rapping career and worked with different artists. After the much struggle, he released two albums and received mixed reviews. We can expect an increase in his popularity in coming days.