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Rick Ross

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Birthday
26, 1960
Birthplace
Texas
Birth Sign
Aquarius
Birthday
26, 1960 (age 59)
Birthplace
Texas

About

Famous drug dealer and Amazon bestselling author of Freeway Rick Ross: The Untold Autobiography, co-written by Cathy Scott. He is also an advocate speaker for the youth, detention centers, prison inmates, and schools. In 2018, he was released after serving over 20 years in federal prison for the sales and distribution of drugs.

Before Fame

He attended Susan Miller Dorsey High School in Los Angeles where he played for the tennis team. He was illiterate until he was 28, which deterred him from getting a college scholarship.

Trivia

He was portrayed by Michael K. Williams in the 2014 film Kill the Messenger. He became the main advocate for Freeway's Breakfree campaign.

Family Life

He was born Ricky Darnell Ross and is also known by the name "Freeway" Rick Ross.

Associated With

He attempted to sue rapper Rick Ross for using his name, but the court ruled in favor of the recording artist based on a First Amendment ruling.