Ugly God is the stage name of Royce Rodriguez, the famous American rapper, record producer, and songwriter. He is half African American and Dominican. He is most well-known for his Platinum super hit solo ‘Water’. On 13th June 2017, Ugly God was recognized as one of the ten members of XXL’s ‘2017 Freshman Class’. Continue reading to find the net worth of Ugly God as of 2019.
Early Life & Biography:
Ugly God, the stage name of Royce Rodriguez was born on 19th September 996 in Indiana, the USA. After a few months, his family moved to Cleveland, Ohio for two years. The family moved to Texas, Mississippi, and Louisiana.
Ugly God was highlighted in ‘Boom!’ Song by Lil Yachty. Also, Lil Boat 2 was highlighted in Ugly God’s release on 9th March 2018. Before introducing his album, ‘Bumps & Bruises,’ Ugly Gold released the EP, ‘Just a Lil Something Before the Album.’
Ugly God began his studies in computer engineering and web development at the University of Southern Mississippi. However, he quit wishing to pursue his career in music as a rapper. Reporters have claimed that Ugly God’s music is very entertaining and motivates people. Listeners tend to nod and enjoy the rapper’s rhythm of songs.
Career, Awards & Nominations:
Initially, Royce Rodriguez used the name ‘Pussy Bacon.’ However, due to social reasons and his parents, based on the phrase ‘I’m Real Ugly,’ he took the stage name ‘Ugly God.’
In 2014, Ugly God formed Little Dick Clique to release ‘Booty from a Distance’ and ‘I Beat My Meat’ over a SoundCloud page. However, first single, ‘I Beat My Meat’ was disliked by his high school principal who removed the song. Again when the song was re-uploaded the same song was removed making Ugly God popular. Finally, while in the University of Southern Mississippi, Ugly God re-uploaded the song and it has remained there for good.
On 16th March 2016, Ugly God released his single album, ‘Water’ using his SoundCloud account and it became a super hit. The song made Ugly God famous. On 19th November 2016, Ugly God released his single with Asylum Records and that song reached number 80 on Billboard’s Hot 100 Chart. By then, the famous rapper, Ugly God signed papers with Red Dragon label, iMakonnen (2016).
A well-known music magazine, XXL named Ugly God as one of the ‘2017 Freshman Class’. On 4th August 2017, Ugly God released his mixtape, ‘The Booty Tape’ that was number 27th on the chart of Billboard 200. This album was made with artists namely ‘The Slump God,’ ‘XXXTentacion,’ and ‘Ski Mask.’ In 2016, the Carnage Single,’ RARI,’ highlighted Ugly God.
Net Worth & Earnings:
As of now, the net worth of Ugly God is $2.5 million. His monthly salary is $8.3 thousand, and his annual salary is $100 thousand. The major source of the rapper, Ugly God’s income is from his rap music. These include his releases as singles and album releases. He has collaborated with other well-known artists to release music albums with them.
As of date he has not received or got nominated for any special musical awards. Some of his single releases have already reached recognition on the Billboard charts. Also, he has been recognized as one of the members of the ‘2017 Freshman Class’ by XXL magazine known for music.
The music career of Ugly God is still in the initial phase as a rapper and hip-hop artist. Ugly God is only 21 years old and has many years ahead to nurture his career in the music and entertainment industry.