Rich Chigga

Net Worth: $2 million

Rich Chigga


Brian Imanuel is an Indonesian rapper, songwriter, and record producer who rose to prominence as Rich Chigga but is now professionally known as Rich Brian. He rose to prominence after his debut single “Dat $tick” went viral in early 2016. The single was certified gold, and two years later he released his debut album, “Amen.”

Rich Chigga Age & Early Life

Rich Chigga was born on September 3, 1999, into a Chinese Indonesian family in Jakarta, Indonesia. He was raised with four siblings and never received a formal education, spending most of his time helping out at his parent’s café while being homeschooled. His online career began when he was 11 years old when he discovered YouTube and Twitter, which inspired him to create video content.

Before deciding to move to Vine four years later, he made dark-comedy sketches and various videos. Rich Chigga learned English by watching YouTube videos and listening to several rappers. He was introduced to hip hop music by a friend who showed him the Macklemore song “Thrift Shop.” He then learned more about the genre and discovered many well-known artists, including Drake and Kanye West. In 2014, his interest in rap led him to write his first rap song.

Professional Career Of Rich Chigga

He didn’t want to be a musician at first, preferring to be a cinematographer, but he changed his mind as his career took off. In 2015, he released his debut single, “Living the Dream,” on YouTube. He then released his debut single, “Dat $tick,” in 2016, which became an international success. The music video for the single was later uploaded to YouTube, where it received over 80 million views, propelling it to the fourth spot on the Bubbling Under R&B / Hip-Hop Singles chart. He followed it up with two more singles, “Who That Be” and “Seventeen,” which were available on iTunes and SoundCloud.

Brian would embark on his first tour in 2017, before releasing the single “Gospel” with Keith Ape and XXXTentacion. At the 4th Indonesian Choice Awards, he was named Breakthrough Artist of the Year. Shortly after, he announced the release of his debut album “Amen” in February 2018, making him the first Asian to top the iTunes Hip Hop charts. After releasing several collaborative works, he decided to officially change his stage name from Rich Chigga to Brian with the release of the song “See Me.”

According to him, his name caused a lot of controversies, and he didn’t think about it when he first chose the name. A friend first suggested it to him, and he later regretted it. He said it was the right thing to do to change his name to Rich Brian, and he was overjoyed to do it.

Rich Chigga Net Worth 2023

Sources estimate his net worth to be $300,000 as of early 2018, primarily earned through success in the music industry. He’s worked with several American rappers and has gone on tour to promote his music. It is expected that his wealth will increase as he advances in his career.

Social Media

Rich gained popularity online and continues to maintain a strong online presence through social media. He primarily promotes his recently released debut album, “Amen,” on Twitter, Instagram, and Facebook. He also shares some of his recent activities, such as a European tour. His Instagram account is full of photos of him in the studio and promotes some of his upcoming tour dates in Australia and New Zealand. Despite adopting more serious tones as his career progressed, he still manages to post a lot of comedic content, particularly through the photos he posts on social media. His music videos can be found on YouTube, where they are promoted by a variety of channels.

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