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Life of Rapper RZA: Bio, Age, Parents, Career, Salary, Networth, Height, Relationship with his wife!


Life of Rapper RZA: Bio, Age, Parents, Career, Salary, Networth, Height, Relationship with his wife!

Facts of RZA

Full Name:RZA
Age:52 years 5 months
Birth Date:July 05, 1969
Horoscope:Cancer
Lucky Number:3
Lucky Stone:Moonstone
Lucky Color:Silver
Best Match for Marriage:Taurus, Pisces, Scorpio
Birth Place:Brownsville, Brooklyn, New York City, New York, USA
Marital Status:Married
Gender:male
Husband / Wife Name:Talani Rabb
Siblings:One (9th Prince)
Profession:Rapper
Hobby:Watching martial arts movies and playing chess
Idiolize / Admires:Sylvester Stallone
Favorite Brand:Timberland
Weight:84Kg
Height / How tall? : 6 feet 2 inches (1.87m)
Salary:$62k US
Net Worth:$18 million
Award:Echo Award for Best Single of the Year
Ethnicity:Mixed (African-American)
Nationality:American
Hair Color:Black
Eye Color:Brown
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Quotes: The wu is the way, the tang is the slang.
“Confusion is a gift from God. Those times when you feel most desperate for a solution, sit. Wait. The information will become clear. The confusion is there to guide you. Seek detachment and become the producer of your life.”
“Knowing others is wisdom. Knowing yourself is Enlightenment. - Lao-Tzu”
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RZA  is a famous American rapper, record producer, musician, actor, and director. Currently, he is the de facto leader of the Wu-Tang Clan.

He is also the producer for almost all of Wu-Tang Clan’s albums, as well as many Wu-Tang solo and affiliate projects.

What is RZA Famous for?

  • An American rapper, record producer, musician, actor, and director.
  • Has appeared in ‘Mr. Right’, ‘GI’ Joe Retaliation’, ‘The Man with the Iron Fists 2’.

How old is RZA? Parents, Siblings, Ethnicity

RZA was born on July 5, 1969, in Brownsville, Brooklyn, New York City, New York, the United States. As of now, his age is 50 years. His full name is Robert Fitzgerald Diggs. There is no much information regarding his parents. They divorced when he was very young.

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Caption: RZA (Source: Pinterest)

He is named after two men his mother greatly admired, Robert Kennedy and John Kennedy. He has one sibling, Terrance Hamlin, who is also a rapper well by his stage name, 9th Prince.

His childhood days were not as easy as his parents were divorced. He stayed with his uncle and spent much of his time there.

At the age of 21, he went to live with his mother in Steubenville, Ohio but this move proved to be a bad one as he got involved with drugs and crime. He was even charged with attempted murder.

He holds an American nationality and mixed (African- American) ethnicity.

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All about his career

RZA formed the hip hop group, Wu-Tang Clan. It consisted of eight members; his five childhood friends and two cousins. Each of the group’s members chose a nickname and he chose RZA.

In December the year 1992, the group released it’s first single, ‘Protect Ya Neck’. In the year 1993, Wu-Tang Clan released its debut album, ‘Enter the Wu-Tang (36 Chambers)’. Their album became highly acclaimed and got its place in the genre’s greatest and most influential albums.

Moreover, the Rolling Stone Magazine included the album in its ‘500 Greatest Albums of All Time List’.  RZA’s contribution was vital and he came in the limelight. Soon he became a highly demanded artist. Many singers wanted to work with him and make music with him.

He worked for several artists, including  Shaquille O’Neal, Paul Banks, Bjork, among many others. He also continued his career as a solo artist and released his hit single, ‘Wu-Wear: The Garment Renaissance’.

It went on to become a major hit and reached the #6o position on the Billboard Hot 100 and the #6 on the Hot Rap Singles Chart.

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Caption: RZA (Source: Pinterest)

In 1997, Wu-Tang Clan released their second album, ‘Wu-Tang Forever’. RZA shed his’dictatorship’ for the first album. They released their latest album titled, ‘The Saga Continues‘ in 2017. RZA’s career as an actor haGI’, o flourished well.

He appeared in ‘Mr. Right’, ‘GI’ Joe Retaliation’, ‘The Man with the Iron Fists 2’, ‘Brick Mansions’, and ‘Popstar’. He also portrayed the main antagonist in the martial arts film, ‘Tom Yung Goong 2’. Similarly, he directed the film, ‘Love Beas Rhymes’ 2017.

He has also appeared on TV shows such as ‘Californication’, ‘Gang Related’, ‘Robot Chicken’, ‘Snowfall’, ‘The Simpsons, and ‘Fresh Off the Boat’.

Awards and Nominations

Talking about his awards and nomination as a successful celebrity he has managed to collect many awards. He has won the Echo Award for Best Single of the Year (International).

Likewise, he is the champion of the Hip-Hop Chess Federation. He was also awarded the Vegan Award at the PETA’s 35th Anniversary Party which took place in September 2015.

About his first movie “Ghost Dog: The Way of the Samurai”

The crime action movie Ghost Dog: The Way of the Samurai was released on May 18, 1999. The movie was directed by, wrote by Jim Jarmusch and was produced along with Richard Guay. The movie’s run time is around 116 minutes.

The movie includes talented actors and actresses like Forest Whitaker, John Tormey, Cliff Gorman, Henry Silva, Isaach De Bankolé, Tricia Vessey, Victor Argo. The movie was made with a budget of $2 million and was able to collect more than $9.4 million.

Rumors and Controversy

RZA received criticism for some controversial remarks he made. He appeared to have blamed police brutality victims for not looking properly dressed.

He was quick to defend himself with a series of tweets saying he could never condone police brutality or any form of injustice and oppression.

Net Worth and Salary

As an American rapper, he earns a hand full of money for his livings. His estimated net worth is around $18 million. He has an average salary of $62k US.

RZA is living a good quality life, he has a mansion set on an acre of land in California which is around 4,200 square feet.

Is American Rapper RZA Married? Wife, Relationship, Kids

RZA got married to former model Talani Rabb in 2009 after dating for a couple of years. She has given birth to his son.

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Caption: RZA with his wife (Source: @gettyimages)

Previously, RZA got married to Eboni Mills in July 2000. The couple has four Shaquasia, Melchizedek, Understanding, and Eternity Diggs. They divorced in 2006.

He also was in a relationship with Wu-Tang Clan vocalist, Tekitha Washington. He was a daughter from their relationship, Prana Supreme Diggs. RZA also has another child from his previous relationship, Raindia Diggs.

How tall is RZA? Weight, Hair color

He has a height of 6 feet 2 inches and his body weight is 84Kg. He has black hair and brown eyes. Besides this his shoe size and other body size are unknown.

RZA Favorite Things

  • Movies: The Star Wars films and The Godfather – I and II.
  • Food: Indian, Japanese, Italian, and Thai.
  • Books: Qur’an, The Bible, and the Lotus Sutra.
  • Actors: Bruce Lee, Jim Kelly, Chi Kuan Ti, Gordon Liu, and Ling Po.
  • Clothing Items: Timberland boots (He has collected 50 to 60 pairs of these boots).
  • Style Icon: Sylvester Stallone.

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Social Media Appearance

Rza is mostly active on social media sites like Facebook, Instagram, Twitter. He has around 1.3M followers on Facebook, about 792.6K followers on Twitter, and he has over 1.1M followers on Instagram.

Did you know?

  • From the age of 3 to 7, he was raised by his uncle in North Carolina.
  • He first heard hip hop music at the age of 8 at a block party on Staten Island.
  • Rza was a champion of the Hip-Hop Chess Federation. He also serves as the Director of Development for the organization.

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