When was Rick Ross Born? Rick Ross was born on January 28
Rick Ross was born William Leonard Roberts II in Clarksdale, Mississippi in 1976. He got started in rap in 2006 with Trina and Trick Daddy and eventually signed to Def Jam after a bidding war between Bad Boy and Murder Inc.
He was a prison guard prior to being a rapper and has faced criticism over his name choice. His Maybach Music sound has defined luxury rap since he arrived on the scene and he signed other artists like Wale and Meek Mill. He's worked with Kanye West, DJ Khalid, Jay-Z and others.