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Russ is a singer, songwriter and rapper who has released several albums. Today we shall briefly describe the talented singer Russ Vitale. Here we shall discuss Russ rapper ethnicity and race, early life, personal life, career life, few facts, net worth and other details in brief.

Full Name Russell James Vitale
Age & Birthday September 26, 1992 (30 years old)
Profession Singer, Rapper
Nationality American
Religion Christianity
Race Mixed
Ethnicity Italian-Sicilian

Russ Ethnicity & Race

Russ was born in New Jersey and was raised in North Carolina, Kentucky, and Georgia. His paternal grandfather was born in New York and the parents of his grandfather were born in Italy and New York. Russ’ paternal grandmother was born in New York. His maternal grandfather was also born in New York and the parents of the maternal grandfather belonged to Irish descent. The ancestry of the American rapper Russ is discussed as above. Hence the race of Russ is of mixed and his ethnicity is Italian, Sicilian, and Irish origin.

Early Life-

Russ J. Vitale was born in Secaucus, New Jersey on 26 September, 1992. He was born to a Sicilian American family and so he is of Sicilian descent. In his childhood days Russ grew up in Carolina and Kentucky. This is due to the fact that Russ’ father continuously relocated to different places during his career. Russ learned to play guitar which was taught by his father and he gradually learned to play various other instruments. At the age of seven he wrote rap songs and started producing music at the age of fourteen with his friend Bugus. His permanent home is in Atlanta, Georgia. Later on he released several music albums and songs.


Professional career of Russ rapper is described in this section as below.

  • Russ appeared on MTV in the year of 2011 along with his friend who was also a rapper Bugus after his song El Jefe gained attention.
  • The label that Russ founded was titled as Diemon. In the year of 2012, Russs was described as in-house producer for the label of Diemon in the Jenesis Magazine.
  • Rus released various albums and singles from the year of 2011 to 2014 that were all free of charge. These songs did not gain attention properly so he released songs on SoundCloud for three years.
  • The songs titled “What they want” and “Losin Control” got huge attention as these ranked at number 83 and 62 in the US Billboard Hot 100 respectively for the two songs.
  • Russ signed a partnership with Columbia Records and released an album titled “There’s really a wolf” in the year of 2017. This song ranked 7 on the US Billboard 200 and 4 on the Top R&B/Hip-Hop albums charts.
  • Russ released his thirteenth studio and fourteenth studio album in the year of 2018 and 2020 respectively. These songs peaked at number 4 on the US Billboard 200.
  • He released an EP titled Chromp as he became an independent artist after completion of a deal with Columbia Records.

Personal Life

The full name of Russ is Russ James Vitale and he is 30 years old. His mothers’ name is June Diemon and he has two siblings , one younger brother and one elder sister. Russ’ brother’s name is Frank Diemon and his sister’s name is Gianna Vitale. The marital status of Russ is unknown.


  • Russ was inspired by G-Unit, 50 cent and Eminem and he produced beats from six years of age.
  • The net worth of Russ rapper is 15 million dollars which he earned throughout his music career.
  • Russ has a condition known as heterochromia that refers to two different eye colors.

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