|Real Name/Full Name||Russell James Vitale|
|Nick Name/Celebrated Name:||Russ|
|Birth Place:||Secaucus, New Jersey, USA|
|Date Of Birth/Birthday:||September 26, 1992|
|Age/How Old:||28 years old|
|Height/How Tall:||In Centimetres – 165 cm
In Feet and Inches – 5′ 5″
|Weight:||In Kilograms – 60 Kg
In Pounds – 132 lbs
|Hair Color:||Dark brown|
|Parents Name:||Father – N/A
|Siblings:||Gianna Vitale, Frank Diemon,|
|School:||Roswell High School|
|College:||Kennesaw State University|
|Profession:||Rapper, Singer, Songwriter, Record Producer|
|Net Worth:||$12 Million|
|Last Updated:||April 2021|
Russell James Vitale, commonly known as Russ is an American rapper, hip-hop artist, record producer, singer and songwriter. Russ is a man who has faced many challenges as he tried to build his career. He has gotten to a point where anybody in this world would give up, but he did not. His focus gave him all these titles you have read above. He began working from home, spending hours and hours in his basement and has become the man he is right now.
Well, how well do you know about Russ? If not much, we have compiled all you need to know about Russ’s net worth in 2021, his age, height, weight, wife, kids, biography and complete details about his life. Well, if you’re all set, here is what we know about Russ to date.
Biography and Early Life
Russ was born on the 26th of September 1992, in Secaucus, New Jersey. Russ was however not brought up in New Jersey. His father’s job made him move around a lot. For sometime he lived in North Carolina, later moved to Kentucky and finally moved to Atlanta Georgia and settled there permanently. Russ began writing raps when he was only 7 years old.
When he was 12, he was highly influenced by Georgia’s culture which was inspired by their country music. His father then taught him how to play a guitar and as time went by, he learnt how to play different musical instruments. Russ could make beats when he was 14. He recorded his first song at the age of 18. Russ has an illness called heterochromia, which means that his eyes are colored differently. His left eye is dark brown and his right eye is light brown.
Age, Height, Weight & Body Measurement
So, how old is Russ in 2021 and what is his height and weight? Well, Russ’s age is 28 years old as of today’s date 17th April 2021 having been born on 26 September 1992. Though, he is 5′ 5″ in feet and inches and 165 cm in Centimetres tall, he weighs about 132 lbs in Pound and 60 kg in Kilograms.
Russ does not have much of an academic history, because his desire to join the world of music began even before he hit 7 years old. While in Georgia, Russ attended Roswell High school, graduated and joined Kennesaw State University. After he was enrolled at Kennesaw, he, together with his friend Bugus and others founded his own collective and label, Diemon. With music in his mind and soul, Russ did not take too long in Kennesaw. He dropped out to pursue his dream and passion.
Personal Life: Dating, Girlfriends, Wife, Kids
Russ does not talk much about his personal life. He keeps it private. He is also still very young and surely has a long way to go. Russ has not disclosed any information whether he is dating or not. He is not married yet so he has no wife or kids.
Is Russ Net Worth Gay?
It is hard to know whether Russ is straight or gay because he does not disclose his personal life. He has also not disclosed whether he is dating or not.
Russ recorded his first song at home when he was only 18 years old, alongside his friend Bogus. He worked from his home basement where he recorded, mixed and produced his songs. His first shot was however not a success due to poor marketing strategies. This did not stop him from working. In fact, he once mentioned that all his first 11 albums were not a success.
This guy did not stop working. He started realizing his errors, working on them and changing marketing strategies then began releasing one track a week on his Soundcloud. He needed to gain enough followers and that took him the whole of 2014. Eventually, things started working out.
He hired Cara Lewis to be his agent and went on tours through Europe and North America, and they ere all sold out. In 2016, he signed on to Colombia records which produced his ‘What They Want’ it went on to the top 100 in the Charts. It managed to get over 21 million views on YouTube and 48 million streams on Spotify.
This was the beginning of his tremendous success. His other single song ‘Losin Control’ ranked 83 in the Hot 100. In 2017, he released his commercial album, ‘There’s a Wolf.’ In 2020, Russ released his fourteenth album ‘Shake the Snow Globe’ which number 4 on the US Billboard 200.
Russ just began his musical career recently and has a long journey to attain success and receive many awards. In 2017 however, he got nominated for the Woodie Awards in the A Woodie to Watch category.
Net Worth, Salary & Earnings of Russ Net Worth in 2021
As of 2021, Russ’ net worth stands at approximately $12 million. His determination in his musical career has made him earn this much on his own.
Some Interesting Facts You Need To Know
- Apart from music, Russ has written a book titled ‘It’s All in Your Head’ and was published in 2019. It is his first but there’s more to come.
Russ has a rare kind of focus. For any normal person, having as many as 11 albums all being flops would mean the end of their career. The man’s consistence and passion will make him the star that he should be very soon.