Rico Love Net Worth

Rico Love Net Worth 2023: Wiki Biography, Married, Family, Measurements, Height, Salary, Relationships

Rico Love net worth is
$14 Million

Rico Love Wiki Biography

Richard Preston Butler Jr. was born on 3rd December 1982, in New Orleans, Louisiana USA, and grew up in Wisconsin and Harlem, New York, after his parents divorced when he was still a child. As Rico Love, he has become known in the music industry as a record producer, and he is also a rapper and a songwriter.

So just how rich is Rico Love? Sources estimate the singer’s net worth is $14 million with Rico making most of his money as a songwriter and a producer, from album sales and royalties, after producing albums for some of the most popular American singers, including Usher, Beyoncé, Kelly Rowland, and Chris Brown. He adds money to his net worth as a recording artist, having numerous solo appearances and collaborations. The artist owns a house in Golden Beach, Miami, and drives a Rolls-Royce sedan.

Rico Love Net Worth $14 Million

Rico Love started writing poetry as a child encouraged by his mother. During high school, he decided on a career as a rapper, but still went to college at Florida A&M University, although he left college before graduation and moved to Atlanta where he met Usher and worked with him at US Records/J Records. The first important hit Love wrote is “Throwback”, which appeared on Usher’s album “Confessions” in 2004. Usher encouraged him to become a songwriter and, in 2007, Love produced the hit “Love like This” for the singer Natasha Bedingfield, which became number one on the Billboard Hot Dance Club Songs chart. Soon after this hit, big names in the industry began working with Rico Love. As a songwriter, Love has created numerous hits, such as “There Goes My Baby”, for Usher, “Just a Dream” and “Gone”, for Nelly, and “Sweet Dreams”, for Beyoncé Knowles. All helped his net worth.

Rico Love is considered one of the best songwriters in recent years, after collaborating with popular artists including P. Diddy, Young Chris, Pleasure P, Brandy, Romeo Santos, Mary J. Blige, Kelly Rowland, and Tiara Thomas. He has also written numerous soundtracks for films and television shows, including “Sex and the City”, “Pitch Perfect”, “Gossip Girl”, “Dancing with the Stars”, and “The Voice”. In 2010, Rico Love was ranked number six Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Producer of the Year and number 9 Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songwriter of the Year. He also had a Grammy nomination in 2009, for Beyoncé’s “I Am… Sasha Fierce”.

In 2010, Rico Love started his own record label together with Universal Motown, called Division1. The label moved to Interscope Records and Rico Love is still representing it, as CEO. Besides the record label, the artist also has his own production company.

As a solo artist, Rico Love recorded his first album in 2007, called “The 5th Element”, but it wasn’t released to the public as the artist decided to remain focused on his songwriting career. He has had several guest appearances on albums by Fat Joe, Usher, Rich Boy, Juvenile, and Jamie Foxx. In 2015, he released a recorded album called “Turn the Lights On”, which included the hits “They Don’t Know”, released in 2013, and “B-tches Be Like”, released in 2014. His net worth improved steadily from these projects. The artist is now focusing on his solo career, recently declaring that he would like to start working more as an executive producer.

Rico Love is known to be in a relationship with the photographer Robin V (Robin Thompson), also known as Miss Robin. The couple has a son.

Full NameRico Love
Net Worth$14 Million
Date Of Birth3rd December 1982
Place Of BirthNew Orleans, Louisiana USA
ProfessionRecord producer, Rapper, Actor, Singer, Songwriter, They Don't Know, Bitches Be Like, Somebody Else
EducationFlorida A&M University
SpouseSolange Knowles
PartnerRobin Thompson
NicknamesRichard Preston Butler Jr.
NominationsGrammy Award for Album of the Year, Grammy Award for Best R&B Song, They Don't Know, Bitches Be Like, Somebody Else


Meet the Blacks2016writer: "Fuck That Nigga" - as Richard Butler a.k.a. Rico Love
The Perfect Match2016writer: "Ain't Worried About Nothin"
Tu cara me suena2016TV Series writer - 1 episode
Top Five2014performer: "A$$-ETS"
Tu cara me suena - Argentina2014TV Series writer - 1 episode
So You Think You Can Dance2013TV Series writer - 2 episodes
The Voice of the Philippines2013TV Series writer - 1 episode
Mulheres Ricas2013TV Series writer - 1 episode
The X Factor2012TV Series writer - 2 episodes
The X Factor2012TV Series writer - 1 episode
Pitch Perfect2012writer: "Just a Dream" - as Richard Butler Jr. / writer: "Pool Mashup: medley" - uncredited
The Voice2012TV Series writer - 1 episode
The Block2012TV Series writer - 1 episode
The Tonight Show with Jay Leno2010-2012TV Series writer - 4 episodes
Glee2012TV Series writer - 1 episode
Dancing with the Stars2011TV Series writer - 1 episode
Leave It on the Floor2011producer: "Sweet Dreams" / writer: "Sweet Dreams"
Jimmy Kimmel Live!2010TV Series writer - 2 episodes
Dancing with the Stars2010TV Series writer - 2 episodes
Sex and the City 22010writer: "Labels Or Love"
Late Show with David Letterman2010TV Series writer - 1 episode
Dancing on Ice2010TV Series writer - 1 episode
Valentine's Day2010/Iwriter: "Somebody to Love" - as Richard Butler
Todd's Pop Song Reviews2010TV Series documentary writer - 1 episode
Cesko slovenská superstar2009TV Series writer - 1 episode
It's On with Alexa Chung2009TV Series writer - 1 episode
Gossip Girl2009TV Series writer - 1 episode
Sex and the City2008producer: "Labels or Love", "Click Flash" / writer: "Labels or Love", "Click Flash"


Catacombs2000Mack Brazzle
Zombie Bloodbath 3: Zombie Armageddon2000VideoMack Brazzle
The Shivers1998VideoRudy
Vampire Holocaust1997Tommy
Dead Things1986VideoKris Kae


Boyfriend No. 22008Video short producer - music video


As Written: Melanie Fiona2012TV Mini-Series documentary special thanks - 2012


Revolt Live2014TV SeriesHimself
The Queen Latifah Show2014TV SeriesHimself - Musical Guest
The Arsenio Hall Show2014TV SeriesHimself - Musical Guest
Music Matters Showcase: Grammy Edition2014TV MovieHimself
Love & Hip Hop2012TV SeriesHimself

Nominated Awards

2013GrammyGrammy AwardsBest R&B Song

Known for movies

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