Kid Rock Biography

Biography by Published on Updated on 09 Sep, 2018
Facts of Kid Rock
Date of Birth: 1971 , January-17
Age: 47 years old
Birth Nation: United States of America
Name Robert James Ritchie
Birth Name Kid Rock
Nick Name Kid
Father William Bill Ritchie
Mother Susan Ritchie
Nationality American
Birth Place/City Romeo, Michigan
Ethnicity White
Profession Singer-songwriter
Net Worth $1.295 million
Salary Unknown
Eye Color Blue
Hair Color Brown
Famous for singer, rapper, songwriter, musician, record producer, and actor
Married Yes
Married to Pamela Anderson (m. 2006; div. 2007)
Children 1
Divorce Yes
Awards Favorite Male Pop/Rock Artist
Music Group Marlon Young
TV Show Live from the Artists Den
Sisters Ritchie ,Jill Ritchie
Siblings William Ritchie
Albums Rock n Roll Jesus
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Robert James Ritchie popular as Kid Rock is a singer-songwriter, rapper, musician, record producer, activist, and actor. He has worked in different genres of music like rock, hip-hop, and country over 20 years of his successful career.

Early Life And Education Of Kid Rock

Born Robert James Ritchie in Romeo, Michigan, he has got American as nationality and considered white for ethnicity. Kid Rock is the son of William Ritchie who worked as a car dealer and Susan Ritchie.

He has two sisters and a brother. He hit the headlines in 2001 when it emerged he had been dating Pamela Anderson, whom he later married in 2006, and divorced five months later. The first single, "All Summer Long", is out now on Atlantic Records. Kid Rock lives with his 15-year-old son in Charleston, Michigan

Kid Rock was interested in rap music since his childhood. At that time, he learned the art of break dance and took part in various talent hunt shows in Detroit. While attending Romeo High School, he acted as DJ at several parties. To perform at basement parties, he joined Bo Wisdom of Groove Time Productions in Michigan. It was this time when he started adopting the name Kid Rock.

Kid Rock's Career

Kid rock released first albums The Polyfuze Method (1993). Early Mornin' Stone Pimp(1996)was his the second album featured lyrics too dirty to play on the radio, but relentless touring and a gift for self-promotion earned Kid Rock a cult following.

 
 
 
 
 
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"Oregon… I Missed You Too!" -Kid Rock #livemusic @bwcmf #bimartwillamettecountrymusicfestival

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In 1998, Kid Rock's sixth album record-breaking 11 million copies behind the single Bawitdaba were sold by his sixth album Devil Without A Cause in 1998. He was able to keep the momentum after a slow start on 2001's Cocky, thanks in large part to the crossover country ballad Picture, which featured Sheryl Crow.

Kid Rock's Net Worth, Salary And Other Facts

Kid Rock, the singer with the net worth of $80 million,  is the fund of an engine. He collects cars and bikes. One of my most special rides is a black 1930s Cadillac V16, and then I've got a few West Coast Choppers. These are up there with his favorites. He has a colonial-style, southern American farmhouse, set over 50 acres. It has the big wrap around porches at the front and a barnyard out back for horses. He wanted to keep it very classic so that he could make his life antique.

 
 
 
 
 
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Hitting the Kentucky Derby with a sack White Castles….or is it a sack of cash!! ?? #kidrock #kentuckyderby

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Kid Rock's childhood home in Macomb County is on the market, and it's hard "Born Free." The sprawling 5.5-acre orchard in Bruce Township, where you can be a "Cowboy," includes a 5,628-square-foot, 4-bedroom/7-bath house, guest house, barn, pool, and tennis courts. List price? A whopping "Bawitaba" $1.295 million. 

Kid Rock's Personal Life

Kid Rock started a ten-year off-and-on relationship with Kelley South Russell, his classmate while studying in eighth grade. Russell gave birth to Ritchie's son, Robert James Ritchie Jr. in 1993. The duo raised three children while living together, but Ritchie discovered that one of them wasn't his, which led to the couple splitting in late 1993. He raised his son as a single father.

He reportedly started dating model Jaime King in 2000. He started dating Pamela Anderson in 2001. They became engaged in 2002 but ended their relationship in 2003.

In 2005, Ritchie was charged with assaulting a DJ in a strip club. In July 2006, they got married when the news of Pamela’s pregnancy was revealed. He divorced his wife Pamela after five months of their marriage.

Anderson filed for divorce from Ritchie in Los Angeles County Superior Court, citing irreconcilable differences on November 27, 2006. Ritchie later claimed that the divorce was due to Anderson openly criticizing his mother and sister in front of his son.

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