Russell James Vitale, better known as Russ, is a popular American rapper, musician, composer, singer, record maker, and writer from Atlanta, Georgia. He is famous for his solo songs like “What They Want,” “Best on Earth,” and “Losin Control.” Russ is a part of the rap group ‘Diemon Crew,’ and he is of Sicilian descent.
Russ was born on September 26, 1992, in Secaucus, New Jersey, USA. His family moved frequently due to his father’s job, so he lived in North Carolina and Kentucky before settling down in Georgia. Russ started writing raps when he was just 7 years old and started making beats at the age of 14. He recorded his early music at the age of 18.
In 2011, Russ appeared on MTV with his fellow rapper Bogus, which helped him gain popularity. After a brief enrollment at State University, Russ formed his own group called Diemon, along with Bogus and other fellow rappers. In 2012, Russ was featured in the Jenesis Magazine as an in-house founder for Diemon. Two of his most famous songs, “What They Want” and “Losin Control,” brought him widespread fame. He has been offered contracts from various other record labels and has ranked under the top 50 trending songs on YouTube.
Russ has kept his personal life private, but it is known that he has three siblings and is of Sicilian descent. He has heterochromia, which gives him two different eye colors, one dark brown and the other light brown. Russ is committed to his career and has been single for the past few years.
As of the latest sources, Russ’s net worth is estimated to be around $10 million. He achieved this fortune through his hard work and dedication to his music career.
- Russ is a Christian.
- He is 5’6″ tall and weighs 72 kg.
- He has black hair and brown eyes.
- He is active on Instagram, Twitter, and Facebook.
- Russ’s father taught him how to play the guitar.