Becoming successful in the entertainment industry can be a tedious and demanding affair, but with the right combination of hard work and talent, it is an achievable prospect. Considering her fame and success in the music industry, it is clear that Rico Nasty is not only talented but that she has put in the necessary work needed to achieve this goal.
The American rapper is among the new crop of musicians currently leaving their mark on the industry and as a result, fans and the media are curious to learn all there is to know about Rico Nasty. Keep reading to learn more information on her biography, net worth, personal lies, and interesting facts about the rapper.
Rico Nasty – Bio (Age)
While the world might know her as Rico Nasty, her birth name is actually Maria-Cecilia Simone Kelly. The American musician was born on the 7th of May, 1997 in New York City. While details about her early life are relatively scarce, it is public knowledge that she was born to a Black Father and a Puerto Rican mother, making her of Mixed ethnicity.
Though born in New York City, Rico Nasty, who is an only child, was raised in Prince George’s County, Maryland. Considering that her father is also a rapper, she was exposed to rap music from a very young age. It was not long before the young child began to pick up nuances of rapping from her father. She also grew up with an appreciation for music in general as she listened to the likes of Jill Scott, , , , and Nas, from an early age. Without a doubt, all of these influenced the musician positively.
Rico and her mother later relocated to the Palmer Park area of Maryland when she was just eleven years old. When the musician was in the 6th grade, her parents enrolled her in the Baltimore boarding school; shortly after, that same year, they got divorced. However, the school was not a good fit for the American rapper as she got expelled when she and another student were caught in possession of Marijuana. It was after this that she returned to Maryland and began attending public school, which was where she began making music. As we know now, her interest in music eventually evolved into a full-blown career.
Though Rico Nasty has been in the entertainment industry since 2014, she is only now getting worldwide recognition for her music and hard work. As a result, her total net worth is expected to go up substantially in the coming years as her career continues to grow. However, at the moment, the New York native is only worth a modest $150, 000. The amount is the culmination of profits she has gained from her released singles, EPs, albums, and tours – both as a headlining act and supporting act. Considering her promising career trajectory, it is safe to say that Rico Nasty is doing well for herself.
Rico Nasty is many things – she is a rapper, record producer, and songwriter; she is also a mother. The rapper gave birth to her first child, a son named Cameron when she was eighteen years old. Sadly, her son’s father, Brandon, passed away due to an Asthma attack. She wrote a song titled Brandon about him; the song was included in her Tales of Tacobella album.
Facts About The Rapper
• Rico Nasty was featured on the song Tia Tamera by Doja Cat. The song, which was released for digital download and streaming on January 31, 2019, was a critical and commercial hit.
• As previously mentioned, Rico started rapping in high school. Eager to showcase her talent, she released her first mixtape, Summer’s Eve, while she was still in the eleventh grade.
• Being a celebrity in the modern age, it is not surprising that the rapper is active on social media. Due to her fame, Rico Nasty has garnered an impressive amount of fans and followers on her various social media accounts including Instagram and Twitter.
• Rico Nasty headlined The Sugar Trap Tour in 2017 and The Nasty Tour in 2018. In 2019, she was one of the supporting acts at the Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival. The annual festival is unarguably one of the largest and most recognized music festivals in the world and getting invited as a supporting act is clear evidence of her talent.