Rod Wave (born August 27, 1998) is an American recording artist, rapper, singer, songwriter, and social media star from St. Petersburg, Florida. He first rose to prominence after releasing the song “Heart Break Hotel” on 08 December 2016.
The song was released on his self-titled YouTube channel, where the rapper has over 382 thousand subscribers. The channel was first launched on 17 November 2016 with the video “Mike Tyson” (with more than 118 000 views).
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In addition, he has released various tracks such as “Mile”, “In My Bag”, “Dear Wave”, “Changing On Me”, “Think Too Much”, “Hunger Games”, etc. On 25 July 2017, the rapper released his debut studio album titled “Rookie of the Year” under the Hit House Entertainment label.
The album included various hit songs Jumanji, 50 Shades, and Pull Up. In addition, the artist later released other popular tracks such as “Bag” (featuring 9lokkNine), “Heart 4 Sale”, and “Feel The Same Way” (ft. Moneybagg Yo), among others.
His first mixtape “Hunger Games” was released in December 2016. The second and third installments titled Hunger Games 2 & Hunger Games 3 were subsequently released in 2017.
Before Fame, Parents & Education
The rapper, whose real full birth name is Rodarius Marcell Green, was born in 1998 in St. Petersburg, Florida, USA. His birthday is 27 August 2019 (Rodarius Wave’s age is 21 in 2019).
His father remained a street fighter and was in prison for several years. As a result, Marcel and his mother faced many financial problems. When he was in primary school, the singer’s parents ended their marriage and divorced.
Rodarius also got involved in various illegal activities such as breaking cars, selling drugs, stealing money, etc. The rapper spent several months in and out of juvenile centers.
In fact, Wave was also arrested several times for crimes such as carrying concealed weapons and armed robbery. After his father was released from prison, Green’s life took a downward trajectory. He graduated from Lakewood High School.
|Real Full Birth Name||Rodarius Marcell Green.|
|Profession||Musical Artist, Rapper, Singer, and Songwriter.|
|Famous for||his single track “Heart Break Hotel”.|
|Age (As of 2022)||24 years old.|
|Date of Birth (DOB), Birthday||August 27, 1998.|
|Birthplace/Hometown||St. Petersburg, Florida, USA.|
|Sexuality (Gay or Lesbian)||Straight.|
|Sun Sign (Zodiac Sign)||Virgo.|
|House In||Florida, USA.|
|Social Media Account Stats||Instagram: www.instagram.com/rodwave/?
|Debut||Studio Album: Rookie of the Year (2017).
Mixtape: Hunger Games (December 2016).
|List of Albums/Singles||1. Bag.
2. Heart Break Hotel.
4. Hunger Games 2.
5. Hunger Games 3.
7. Ghetto Gospel.
8. Heart on Ice.
9. Cuban Links.
10. Sky Priority.
11. Popular Loner.
13. Dark Conversations.
14. Green Light.
15. Titanic, etc.
|Signed to||1. Alamo Records.
2. Hit House Entertainment.
|Height (Tall)||Feet & Inches: 5′ 6″.
Centimeters: 168 cm.
Meters: 1.68 m.
|Weight||Kilograms: 98 Kg.
Pounds: 216 lbs.
|Body Measurements (Chest-waist-hips)||47-36.5-42.|
|Shoe Size (UK)||8.|
|Eye Color||Dark Brown.|
|Hair Color||Dark Brown.|
|Parents||Father: Name not available (Street Fighter).
|Personal Life Relationship|
|Dating History?||Not disclosed by the singer.|
|Highest Qualification||High School Graduate.|
|School||Lakewood High School.|
|Alma Mater.||Not available.|
|Hobbies & Favorite Things|
|Favorite Celebrities||Actor: Will Smith.
|Dream Holiday Destination||Mexico.|
|Love to do||Partying and Listening to Music.|
|Favorite Food||Mexican Cuisine.|
|Net worth (approx.)||$650K US dollars (As of 2019).|
|Salary, Income & Earnings||—|
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Some Lesser Known Facts about Rod Wave
- The rapper is currently signed to Alamo Records.
- Rod Wave has a stocky build with a height of 168 cm (6 ft 5 in) and a weight of about 98 kg (216 lbs).
- The talented young artist has an accumulated net worth of USD 650 000.
- During high school, he was once arrested after carrying a grenade launcher.
- On Instagram, the rapper has an amazing fan following of more than 755+k followers.
- In terms of relationships, the singer has never mentioned anything online about his love life, past romances, and girlfriend(s).
- Some of his other famous works are “Tomorrow”, “PTSD”, “Ghetto Gospel”, “Heart on Ice”, “Cuban Links”, “Sky Priority”, “Popular Loner”, “Poison”, “Dark Conversations”, “Green Light”, “Titanic” and many more.
- Hence, he has a brother, i.e. a nephew (name unknown).
- On 01 November 2019, Rod’s latest album “Ghetto Gospel” was released and became a hit.