Ryan Daniel Montgomery
Royce da 5’9″, Nickle Nine
Detroit, Michigan, United States
Royce da 5’9″ went to the Oak Park High School and graduated in 1995.
- Father – Unknown
- Mother – Unknown
- Siblings – Kid Vishis (Brother) (Rapper)
Royce da 5’9” is represented by United Talent Agency.
- Bad Half Entertainment
- Shady Records
- Interscope Records
- Columbia Records
- E1 Music
- Game Recordings
- Gracie Productions
- M.I.C. Records
- One Records
5 ft 9 in or 175 cm
76 kg or 167.5 lbs
Girlfriend / Spouse
Royce da 5’9” is very selective when it comes to sharing information about his personal life. He has revealed that he first met his wife when they were studying at Oak Park High School. She was in 10th grade and he was studying in 9th grade and shared a Spanish class. However, he has declined to reveal his wife’s name.
As per his own interview, they didn’t start dating until 1995, which was also his graduation year. They eventually got married but again the date of their wedding is largely unknown. They are parents to two boys – Trenton and James and they also have three daughters.
Race / Ethnicity
- Often wears a baseball cap
- Body tattoos
Royce da 5’9″ hasn’t done endorsement work for any brand yet.
Best Known For
- Being one half of the rap duo, Bad Meets Evil. The other half is the iconic rapper Eminem.
- Being the founding member of the hip-hop collective, Slaughterhouse, which is well known for the success of their studio album, Welcome to: Our House.
- The commercial success and popularity of his studio album, Layers, which was released in April 2016 and managed to debut at the top of Billboard’s Top R&B Albums chart.
- In November 2002, he released his debut studio album, Rock City, which was a mild success.
- His hip-hop collective Slaughterhouse released their debut studio album, Slaughterhouse in August 2009.
First TV Show
In 2011, Royce da 5’9″ made his first TV show appearance in the MTV music series, RapFix Live.
Royce da 5’9″ Favorite Things
- Essential Songs – The Message by Dr. Dre ft. Mary J. Blige & Rell, She’s The One by Royce Da 5’9” ft Tre Little & Eminem, Renegade by Eminem ft Royce Da 5’9, I’m The King by Royce Da 5’9”, Rock City by Royce da 5’9” ft Eminem and many more
- Rappers – Eminem, Jay-Z, Lil Wayne, Nas, and Push
- Best Artist From South – Andre 3000
- Most Underrated Rapper – PRhyme
- Rappers from New Generation – Drake, Kendrick Lamar, J. Cole, Los, and Meek Mill
- Album of All Time – Criminal Minded by Boogie Down Productions
Source – Complex, Hip Hop DX
Royce da 5’9″ Facts
- He has battled alcoholism but has managed to turn it around by attending Alcoholics Anonymous meetings. He has been sober for the last couple of years.
- Royce da 5’9” is a staunch supporter of Black Lives Matter movement, which aims to take a strong stand against police brutality and racism directed towards the black people.
- His feud with fellow rapper and former friend Proof reached its climax when they drew guns on each other. For their efforts, they were thrown in the jail and while languishing in neighboring cells in the night, they managed to work out their differences.
- Visit his official website @ royce59.com.
- Join him on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, YouTube VEVO, Soundcloud, and Myspace.
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