Russell Vitale, who is popularly known to his fans as Russ, is a popular musician. He is a hip-hop artist, a record producer, songwriter, and singer. He is also part of the rap group by the name ‘Diemon Crew.’ He is very popular for hit songs such as ‘What They Want’ and ‘Losin Control.’
- 1 Quick Biography
- 2 Age, Height, Weight & Body Measurement
- 3 Education, School/College University
- 4 Parents, Siblings, Nationality, Ethnicity, Religion & Political Views
- 5 Married, Relationship, Dating, Affair, Girlfriend, Wife, Children
- 6 Professional Life and Career
- 7 Awards & Nominations
- 8 Russ Net Worth, Income & Salary In 2020
- 9 Rumors and Controversy/Scandal
- 10 Social Media: Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, etc.
Russ was born in Secaucus, New Jersey. He has Sicilian descent. He got to be born in the American Sicilian family that included him as well as three other siblings. In addition, he has lived in North Carolina and also Kentucky. This was a result of his father having to move constantly relocating as a result of his career, before his family having a permanent home in Georgia.
|Full Name/Real Name:||Russell Vitale|
|Age:||28 years old|
|Birth Date:||September 26, 1992|
|Birth Place:||Secaucus, New Jersey, United States|
|Profession:||Singer, rapper, record producer, and songwriter.|
|Net Worth in 2020:||$12 Million|
Age, Height, Weight & Body Measurement
Russ was born on September 26, 1992, and today he is 28 years old, He has a height of 1.65 m and a weight of 67 Kg.
Education, School/College University
There is minimal information that is available regarding where he schooled. It is unclear if he has a college degree.
Parents, Siblings, Nationality, Ethnicity, Religion & Political Views
Russ has not revealed the names of his parents. He holds American Nationality.
Married, Relationship, Dating, Affair, Girlfriend, Wife, Children
He has not been able to reveal much about his private life and has been able to keep it private. His personal, as well as professional life, are two separate lives. He has been able to become a well-known rapper at the early age as he began writing songs from an early age. He has not been able to reveal any information about his wife or even girlfriend. He has not yet tied the knot, and we will update you in case of new development. He has remained connected with his fans and keeps posting his videos and photos on his social media accounts.
|Marital status? (single, married, in relation or divorced):||single|
|When did he get married? (married date):||No|
|Does he have any relationship affair?||N/A|
|Is RUSS Gay?||No|
Professional Life and Career
He was able to record his debut song when he was aged 18 years old, and He got to do all this from the basement of his home. Russ’s first foray into the music was not met with high success as his marketing was not right. He did spend copious hours in the basement, mixing, recording as well as producing songs. He has said that his first seven albums were all flops.
Later on, he started to realize his errors and changed his marketing tactic. Eventually, he began to release one track a week on soundcloud. This idea got to be implemented in the year 2014. It did take him a better chunk of the year to be able to gain followers on the Soundcloud for him to be able to release his tracks in commercially viable surroundings.
In his own words, he admits that in 2016m, he was the opening act for less than fifty artists. But, fortunes would change when he decided to hire Cara Lewis as his agent. This was when he went on a tour through Europe and also through North America, both of which got to be sold out.
In 2016, he went on and signed on to a popular label by the name Columbia Records. He has stated carefully that arrangement that they have is very beneficial to both the parties concerned as a result of his impressive singles. Columbia went on and produced hit singles such as ‘What They Want’ that went on to be in Top 100 in Billboard Charts. It does boast of 48 million streams on Spotify as well as over 21 Million views on YouTube. This is very impressive, given the fact that he began off his career with less than one hundred views on the same platform.
Other hit singles that he has worked on does include ‘Losin Control’ that was ranked at position 83 in Billboard Hot 100. In the year 2017, he went on and released his commercial album, dubbed ‘There’s Really a Wolf.’ He also proclaimed that he would be headlining cat in his tour known as ‘The Wake Up Tour.’
Awards & Nominations
In the year 2017, that was when he got nominated for Woodie Awards in the category of A Woodie to Watch.
Russ Net Worth, Income & Salary In 2020
As of October 2020, The net worth of Russ is estimated to be over $12 million. His revenue does come from his music as well as royalties, which he earns by virtue of the music that he makes.
Rumors and Controversy/Scandal
He is a guy who has been involved in so much controversy. In once instance, he got criticized for glamorizing drug abuse.
Social Media: Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, etc.
His Facebook page has around 1.5 Million fan likes, and his Twitter account has around 2.06 Million followers. On Instagram account, he has around 2.5 Million followers.
His hardship and struggle are what has taken him to the position that he is right now in music. His star can only shine brighter.