Z-RO Biography

Biography by Published on Updated on 27 Jul, 2017
Facts of Z-RO
Date of Birth: 1977 , January-19
Age: 43 years old
Birth Nation: United States of America
Name Z-Ro
Birth Name Joseph Wayne McVey IV
Nationality American
Birth Place/City Houston
Ethnicity White
Profession Rapper
Net Worth $2 million
Girlfriend Brittany Bullock
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Synopsis

Joseph Wayne McVey IV is better known by his stage name Z-Ro and The Mo City Don. He is an America rapper from Houston, Texas.  He has been named one of the most underrated rappers by the New York Times and released his debut album, Look What You Did to Me, in 1998.

Early Life and Career  

Z-Ro was born in Houston, Texas, United States of America, on January 19, 1977. As far as his ethnicity is concerned, Z-Ro is a White American and belongs to American nationality. He was raised up in his hometown Houston, Texas.

Z-Ro’s mother passed away at the tender age of six, which led him to live in many households in search of stability all over his childhood. He eventually settled in the Ridgemont area, a middle-class suburb of Missouri City in Southwest Houston.

Due to his unemployment, during his late teens, the rapper resorted to drug and fooling around on the stress. According to Z-Ro, he inspired himself to work harder for his goals of leaving the streets, after he listened the music of 2Pac, Geto Boys, Street Military, K-Rino and Klondike Kat.

After that, Z-Ro found his talent of freestyle rapping and was discovered and signed by the CEO, after going through two recording studios to make a demo. Z-Ro launched his widely popular Rap debut titled ‘The Life of Joseph W. McVey’.

The song gained a huge public attention and it helped to increase the rapper’s fans. In the same year, he released next album, under titled ‘Let the Truth Be Told’, which was also well received and featured Juvenile, Ashanti, and frequent guest Paul Wall. After a year, he released the album, titled ‘I’m Still Livin’, when he was kept in prison for drug possession.

Z-Ro also released Heroin in the year 2010, which was followed by an album titled Angel Dust in 2012 and Meth in 2011. On June 30, 2017, the rapper X-Ro launched another album which is said to be his last album, titled ‘No Love Boulevard’.

Personal Life 

Houston based rapper Z-Ro was arrested in Harris County, Taxes on Wednesday (July 26) after police received the report from his ex-girlfriend, rapper Just Brittany, accusing her ex-boyfriend to beat her up while armed with a pistol.

The incident was first announced by TMZ on July 26, 2017, that Z-Ro had been arrested for beating up his ex-girlfriend, Brittany Bullock. 

The alleged attack took place on 29 April 2017 and the rapper was arrested for aggravated assault of a family member. Z-Ro was freed after he paid a $50,000 as bond amount but he is to remain 200 feet from Brittany. Z-Ro is yet to be married. 

Net Worth

The rapper Z-Ro has an estimated net worth of $2 million. His main source of income is his professional career. He has also released a number of popular songs including The Life of Joseph W. McVey and Let the Truth Be Told as well.  

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