Freeway Rick Ross Net Worth
Freeway Rick Ross is an American convicted drug trafficker who has a net worth of $1 million. "Freeway" Ricky Ross ran a massive drug empire that he ran in the early 1980's in Los Angeles. At his peak, Ross' empire earned up to $3 million per day. Ross claims his peak net worth was over $600 million.He was born on January 30, 1960 in Troup, Texas, he earned his nicknamed of Freeway Rick Ross from his drug empire which included several properties in the Los Angeles-area Harbor Freeway area as well as the freeway near his childhood home. His college friend Frasier Brown introduced Rick to the world of drug trafficking and subsequently he began to sell cheap Nicaraguan cocaine. Ross purchased his cocaine directly from Oscar Danilo Blandón and Norwin Meneses Cantasrero and then sold it on the streets. When he started selling cocaine it sold for $10,000 in US Dollars for less than a kilo of the product. One of Ross's main distributors was his child hood friend Billy Moulton. He also sold surveillance equipment such as minicameras and recording equipment. Ross has thousands of employees who helped him disturbed his drugs through-out the U.S. He was a big time drug dealer in places like St. Louis, New Orleans, Texas, Kansas City, Oklahoma, Indiana, Cincinnati, North Carolina, South Carolina, Baltimore, Cleveland and Seattle. Ross claims that most of his sales came from the state of Ohio. The rapper Rick Ross, took his stage name as an homage to the kingpin. In 2010 "Freeway" Rick Ross sued the rapper Rick Ross for $10 million for using his name, but he did not win the suit.