Rico Nasty - Biography

Last Modified: Oct 14, 2022

Rico Nasty
Nick Name: Rico
Profession: Rapper
Best Known For: Anger Management (film)
Salary: Under Review
Net Worth: $500K

Personal Details

Born on : May 7, 1997 (age 26)
Birth Name /
Full Name:
Maria-Cecilia Simone Kelly
Birth Place: New York City, USA
Horoscope: Taurus
Father's Name: N/A
Mother's Name: N/A
Siblings: No Sibling(s)
Ethnicity: Multi-ethnic (African-American, Puerto-Rican)
Nationality: American


Sexual Orientation: Straight
Marital Status: In Relationship
Boyfriend Name: Malix Foxx
Children: 1

Cameron (son: born Nov 2016)

Body Measurements

Height: 1.60 meter (5 feet 3 inch)
Weight: 50 kg (110.23 lb)
Hair Color: Black
Eye Color: Dark Brown
Shoe Size: 6 US
Dress Size: N/A
Breast Size: N/A
Waist Size: N/A
Hip Size: N/A
Bra Size: N/A
Cup Size: N/A

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Who is Rico Nasty?

Rico Nasty is a rapper, and record producer by profession, and American by nationality. Born as Maria-Cecilia Simone Kelly, she is best known for her mixtapes and signed to Atlantic Records in June 2018.

Rico Nasty – Age, Parents, Siblings

Rico Nasty’s birth took place on May 7, 1997, in New York City, USA. She was born as Maria-Cecilia Simone Kelly to Puerto Rican mother and an African-American father, who was also a rapper. She is the only child of her parents and has no siblings.

She was raised in Prince George's County, Maryland.

Source: Instagram (Rico Nasty with her mother- posted in May 2019)

Family, Education, Ethnicity

After the family moved to Palmer Park, Maryland she attended Baltimore boarding school. The same year her parents divorced. 

Rico Nasty, aged 14 was later expelled from the boarding school after she and another student named Martinez were caught using marijuana. She said in a 2018 interview with Fader that she did not even know how to light a lighter at the time. Then she attended public school. 

Her ethnicity is African-American and Puerto Rican.

Rico Nasty – Boyfriend, Husband, Children, Divorce

Rico Nasty was a teen mom. She got birth to her son Cameron in November 2016 at the age of 18. But her boyfriend Brandon, Cameron’s father had died of an asthma attack a few months before their son was born. She pays homage to her later boyfriend in the song titled Brandon.

Currently, she is in dating Malix Foxx, who is also her manager. The couple has been together since 2016 and in 2018 she revealed that they are looking for a house together. They are yet to marry and Foxx is yet to be her husband.

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Source: Instagram (Rico Nasty, Cameron, Malix Foxx in May 2019)

Rico Nasty – Career


Rico Nasty started rapping young, being influenced by her father. She continued rapping through high school and released her first mixtape while still in eleventh grade titled Summer's Eve. After graduation, she released two mixtapes in 2016, The Rico Story and Sugar Trap.

She used to work as the front desk receptionist at a hospital. As her mixtapes gained a considerable amount of attention from both media and the public, she left her day job.

Her single Hey Arnold was again released, this time having collaborated with Atlanta rapper Lil Yachty.

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Mixtapes, Albums

Over the years, Rico Nasty has released several mixtapes. On May 19, 2017, she released her fourth mixtape Tales of Tacobella followed by Sugar Trap 2 on October 20, 2017, Nasty on June 15, 2018, and Anger Management on April 25, 2019.

In June 2018, she signed with Atlantic records, making her the seven female rappers on the label including Lizzo, Missy Ellott, Snow Tha Product, Cardi B, Bhad Bhabie, and Maliiby Miitch.

She has also released around 10 singles but has not yet released a studio album. Moreover, Rico Nasty has posed for magazines including Fader and Oyster.

Source: Revolt TV (Rico Nasty performs on stage)


Rico Nasty has collaborated with Baauer, Bali Baby, LIL PHAG, and Doja Cat, among others.

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Rico Nasty – Net Worth, Salary

The net worth of Nasty is estimated to be around $500k while the figure on his annual salary is under review.

Rico Nasty – Instagram, Twitter, Facebook

On social media sites Instagram, Twitter, and Facebook, Rico Nasty is followed by several hundred thousand followers. She also has an official website- riconastymusic.com.

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