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Russ is a rapper, songwriter, singer, and record producer. Russ is known for his album There’s Really a Wolf released in May 2017.

Early Life

On September 26, 1992, Rusell James Vitale was born in Secaucus, New Jersey. As of now, he is 30 years old and has Libra as his zodiac sign. His parent’s real identity is not disclosed yet.

As per the sources, his mother’s name is June Diemon. Additionally, he has siblings named Gianna Vitale and Fraank Diemo. Talking about his education, he went to Kennesaw State University.

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Caption: Russ with his mother. Source: Instagram

Russ – Net Worth 2023

Russ is a highly famous rapper and his songs are listened to by worldwide listeners. Similarly, he has delivered a number of hits too. The net worth estimated of Russ is $10 million.

Personal Life

There is no information regarding Russ’s personal life. And, he has preferred to keep his life behind the curtain. As per the sources, he is not in any relationship as of now. Additionally, his past relationship information is also not known.

Professional Life

Previously, Russ worked as the in-house producer for the group and also wrote rap lyrics. And, all other members either rapped or wrote or did both. With new artists emerging every day, the local hip-hop music scene was filled. He and his group created their very own website named Diemon.com. In September 2017, the group created its very own YouTube and SoundCloud accounts, subsequently.
In December 2011, the group came out with their debut mix tape with the title ‘Velvet’. Later, after this explosive beginning, they churned out many mix-tapes back to back. Several rappers collaborated on each others’ singles, and by the end of 2012, while they were together.
With a single, he made his debut as a rapper ‘Corleone’. It was released on Diemon’s official channel in May 2012. Before the single first came out, he had a lot of fans due to the success of his mix tapes ‘Velvet’ and ‘Apollo 13’.
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Caption: Russ during his performance. Source: Getty Image

In late 2014, he created his SoundCloud account and immediately earned 5,000 followers.  With a slightly different approach to music, he was climbing towards success fast.
He also introduced cozy R&B-induced tunes and sometimes, even his core theme remained hip-hop. Therefore, many rappers from Diemon started pulling apart from the group as they started their own solo musical journies.

More About Career

Before, he zeroed in on a label, waited for a long time, and would have done justice to his talent. MH finally joined hands with Columbia Records, the most successful record label in Georgia, after many months. In 2016, he signed the contract and immediately started working on his solo studio effort.
A mix tape titled How to Rob was the last tape with Diemon that was released in August 2014’. Later on, he released two singles under Columbia, titled ‘Losin Control’ and ‘What They Want’, in 2015.
In the same year, he released the single ‘What They Want’, and became the most successful of his singles to date. The single was certified platinum by Music Canada and the Recording Industry Association of America. Likewise, his other single ‘Pull the Trigger’ was a gold success as certified by RIAA.
The album named ‘There’s Really a Wolf’ was released and was an immediate success, in May 2017. Thus, it peaked in the seventh spot on the Billboard 200 chart. Similarly, the single remained in the top 5 of several other hip-hop and rap charts. In the year 2018, he released some non-album singles such as ‘Alone’, Flip, ‘Sometimes’, and ‘Basement’.

Social Media

Russ has an Instagram account with 4.2 million followers and on his Facebook account, he has 2.7 million followers. Moreover, on his Twitter account, he has gained 2.1 million followers. He also has a self-titled YouTube channel with 5.91 million subscribers.

Russ – Body Measurements

Russ is 5 feet 5 inches tall and his exact body weight is not known yet. Similarly, Russ has a light brown eye color and brown curly hair.