Rick James was an American rapper who was flamboyant funk singer and composer who released the hit singles “Super Freak” and “You And I,” among others. Explore more about Rick James’s Wiki, Bio, Age, Height, Weight, Wife, Net Worth, Family, Career and many more Facts about him.
Rick James Height & Weight
How tall was Rick James? He stands tall with a height of 5 feet and 8 inches and weighs about 63 kilos. He had black eyes and hair.
Rick James Wife
After divorcing his first wife, he married Tanya Hijazi on December 24, 1997 and they divorced in 2002.
Rick James Wiki/Biography/Age
|Real Name||Rick James|
|Age||56 years old (As of 2021)|
|Birthdate||February 1, 1948|
|Death Date||Aug 6, 2004|
|Height||5 feet 8 inches|
Rick James Net Worth
He struggled with drug addiction throughout his life, admitting to spending up to $7,000 a week on drugs.
He joined the Navy Reserve out of fear of being drafted, but ended up missing his weekend training to play music. His net worth was estimated to be $400k.
Rick James Facts
In 2004, James’ career returned to mainstream pop culture after he appeared in an episode of Chappelle’s Show.
The segment involved a Charlie Murphy True Hollywood Stories–style skit that satirized James’ wild lifestyle in the 1980s.
This resulted in renewed interest in his music and that year he returned to perform on the road. James died later that year from heart failure at age 56.
In November 2020, James’ estate confirmed the sale of a 50% stake in his publishing and masters catalog to the Hipgnosis Songs Fund, founded by Canadian American music industry executive and entrepreneur Merck Mercuriadis.
Due to him missing his twice-monthly Reserve sessions aboard USS Enterprise, he found himself ordered to Vietnam.