Rod wave’s real name is Rodarius Marcell Green, born in St. Petersburg, Florida, on August 27, 1998. He is an American songwriter, rapper, and singer. Read to find out about his life, career & current net worth.
His parents got separation when he was in school, and his father ended up in jail. Rod and his mother worked hard to make earnings. He was also involved in drug dealing and robbery. He was arrested twice in his youth for indulging in armed robbery and carrying a weapon.
Rod changed his career after getting out of criminal activities. He continued his studies by joining Lakewood High School and had an early interest in singing. Even though his mother raised him but his father also looked after him after getting out of jail.
Rod started his music career by releasing several mixtapes. He released his single breakout song “Heartbreak Hotel” and received positive feedback from music lovers. He also released “Gambling,” “Think Too Much,” and “Hunger Games,” which were also released in 2016. In 2017, “Rookie of the Year” was released.
In 2019, Rod wave released the mixtape PTSD and gained national attention. “Heart on Ice” was one of the best hits from the album and got tremendous views on YouTube and TikTok. It got its spot on Billboard hot 100 and peaked at number 25.
His success continued with his single debut album, “Ghetto Gospel,” and became a massive hit and jumped at number 10 on the U.S billboard 200. He composed all his songs on his personal experiences. He dropped two more albums, “Pray 4 Love” and “Soulfly,” and both got tremendous response. He got a spot on XXL’s freshman list and a nomination as Top New Artist at the 2021 Billboard Music Awards after the success of the albums.
Rod is 5 ft 6 in tall, and his weight is 98 kgs. He wears a cool hairstyle with black color and has wide dark brown color eyes. Although there isn’t much information about his love life, he was dating Kelsey H and had two twins.
He started hustling in the streets after his father went to prison. He started music while he was in high school, his brother pushed him to do mixtapes. He also met a fatal accident in early 2000. He described this bad incident from his life in the song “Through the Wire.”
Rod Wave’s Net Worth:
Rod Wave has a net worth of around $2.5 million. He earns money from the online monetization of his videos on the YouTube channel. YouTube channels give $3 to $7 per thousand video views.
He prefers to write heart-filled and deep songs that allow him to connect with his audience. He is like a massive tidal wave in the rapping world.
He has additional income sources like Instagram, TikTok, and other social media platforms. His Instagram account has 4.5 million followers, and his Youtube channel has 3.78 million subscribers. He is among the highest-paid artists. Rod wave has experienced many hardships from the beginning that shaped him into a successful rapper and musician today. He has a extensive and successful career ahead of him.