Rico Nasty is a fabulous American rapper and singer. Most of her raps and songs focus on the hip-hop genre. Rico had been working in this music industry since 2014. She rose to prominence after her popular hits iCarly, Hey Arnold, and Life of a Rockstar.
As of 2023, Rico Nasty's net worth is estimated to be $1,000,000.
|Given Name||Maria-Cecilia Simone Kelly|
|Famous Name||Rico Nasty|
|Source(s) of Fame||Rapper, Singer|
|Date of Birth||May 7, 1997|
|Place of Birth||Brooklyn, New York City, New York, USA|
Maria-Cecilia Simone Kelly, better known as Rico Nasty, was born on May 7, 1997, in Brooklyn, New York City, New York, USA. She started learning rap at a very young age from her African-American father who was also a rapper and was born to a Puerto Rican mother.
Rico Nasty was raised in Maryland, where she enrolled in a Baltimore boarding school for the sixth grade at the age of 11. She was transferred to Charles Herbert Flowers High School after being expelled from her previous school for smoking marijuana when she was 14 years old.
Rico Nasty started making music in her high school years but she never thought of making a career out of it. Rico’s parents divorced when she was 15 years old because her father was sentenced to prison.
Rico listened to many famous artists during her high school years including Big Flock, Kanye West, and Jill Scott.
In 2014, when she was in tenth grade, Rico released her first mixtape, Summer’s Eve. She started again focusing on her music career after her graduation and released two mixtapes in the year 2016. The Rico Story and Sugar Trap are the names of two mixtapes that were released.
In the same year, she released a single with the title iCarly, which gained her huge popularity. The song got a hit on YouTube with a huge amount of views.
Another single named Hey Arnold was released by Rico Nasty which was later remixed in which an Atlanta rapper Lil Yachty was also featured. In 2017, both of them collaborated again for another single Mamacita, a single from The Fate and the Furious: The Album soundtrack.
Rico Nasty released her fourth mixtape in 2017 named Tales of Tacobella. It was commercially released in 2020. Singles from this album include Mad at Me, Watch Me, Once Upon a Time, Block List, Brandon, and a few others.
Rico Nasty released her fifth mixtape, Sugar Trap 2, in 2017, which Rolling Stone critics named one of the best rap albums of 2017. The single from this album Key Lime OG was a massive hit. Rico Nasty has been on several tours throughout her career, including the Sugar Trap Tour and the Nasty Tour.
After her great performances, Rico succeeded in capturing the attention of Atlantic Records. She released her sixth mixtape under this label named Nasty in 2018. Rage, Bitch I’m Nasty, Countin’ Up, and many more are among the album’s singles.
Rico Nasty collaborated with the famous producer Kenny Beats and released a mixtape entitled Anger Management in 2019. Both of these mixtapes Nasty and Anger Management were Rico’s most commercially successful albums. Some of the tracks of this album include Hatin, Nasty World, Cold, Again, Mood, and several more.
In 2019, Rica Nasty performed at various events including the Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival, XXL Freshman Class of 2019, New York Fashion Week, and numerous more.
In 2020, she worked with an American singer, Kali Uchis, on the lead single from Kali’s album Sin Miedo (del Amor y Otros Demonios). Rico Nasty also took part in a social media campaign with Hip Hop Harry and Atlantic Records to encourage people to vote in the United States presidential election (2020).
Rico Nasty released her debut studio album on August 13, 2020, entitled Nightmare Vacation. She added her famous single Smack a Bitch to this album which was released in 2018. Also, Smack and Bitch was certified gold by RIAA. Some of the tracks of this album include Check Me Out, iPhone, No Debate, Pussy Poppin, and various others.
Rx, which is not released yet, will be Rica Nasty’s upcoming seventh mixtape. She released the news about her upcoming album on her social media accounts. It is scheduled for release in the middle of 2022.
She also collaborated with a makeup brand Il Makiage, to create a new makeup line in 2020.
In her high school, Rico Nasty was in a relationship with a person named Brandon. At the age of 18, she gave birth to her first child, a son named Cameron. But due to an asthma attack her boyfriend Brandon passed away.
Rico fell into a deep depression after Branson’s death and she even stopped making music. After completing her graduation, she started working as a receptionist in a hospital. When her child got 10 months old, she again started making music.
Rico Nasty is currently dating her manager, Malik Foxx.
Rico Nasty stays are too active on various social media platforms. She has 1.9 million followers on Instagram, 113 thousand on Facebook, 828 thousand on her official Twitter page, 1.9 million on TikTok, and 3.1 million monthly listeners on Spotify. She has 601 thousand subscribers on her YouTube channel. Her posts are usually about her daily life. Also, she informs her fans about her concerts and tours through her social media accounts.
Rico Nasty is one of the most prominent female rappers in the music world. She has done plenty of brand endorsements for various brands. Some of the brands she is endorsing include Tesla, Eco Style UK, SAVAGE X FENTY, and some others from which she is earning a good wealth. It all contributes to the current Rico Nasty’s net worth.
I was like, weird on purpose. I wanted to be an outcast.
I love when people are just naturally happy people.
I love Beyonce. I feel like Beyonce is the final form of a person. Like, you gotta get to your Beyonce stage in life. That’s your final form as a human.
I love that my friends understand that I’m not gonna forget about the old me.
Rico Nasty is an American female rapper who has won the hearts of many due to her hard work. The audience appreciates her a lot as her rap music is different from many female and male rappers. Her net worth is calculated to be around $1 million.
Rico Nasty has sometimes been associated with other Rappers such as Mackenzie Ziegler, Ludacris, Romeo Santos, Young Thug, Bailee Madison, Sydney Sweeney, Tom Ellis, Karishma Tanna, and Janhvi Kapoor.