Rich Brian Biography


Rich Brian is well known by people for being an Indonesian rapper, singer, songwriter. He is in a relationship.

More about the relationship

Rich Brian is in a relationship.

He is romantically in a relationship with Vanteyy. He is in love with her as he has shared photos of them on Instagram. However, the actual name of his girlfriend is not known. There are not many details about how they fell in love and their dating life. But they celebrated their first anniversary on June 3, 2021.

Relationship Facts of Rich Brian

  • Rich Brian is not having an affair with anyone presently.
  • His sexual orientation is straight.

Who is Rich Brian?

Rich Brian is well known by people for being an Indonesian rapper, singer, songwriter, and also for being record producer. He was known by the name of Rich Chigga or just Brian.

His first single debut Dat $tick was released in March 2016 and went viral on Sound Cloud. He is also known for getting certified gold for his single by RIAA.

Rich Brian: Age, family, Siblings

Brian was born in the month of September 9, 1999, in Jakarta, Indonesia. He is currently 23 years old and holds the nationality of Indonesian. However, he belongs to the ethnicity of Chinese-Indonesian descent and also believes in Christianity.

He was the youngest of his 4 siblings and was raised in West Jakarta in a middle to the low-class neighborhood. He was born to the Megawati Purnomo his mother and his father named Heru. His father was a lawyer though he never had a formal education. His childhood went by spending most of his time helping his parents as his parents run a café.  Brian’s siblings’ name is Sonia Eryka and Roy Leonard.

Education, School, College

Though they had enough money to give him a quality education they chose to stay in a locality that was not considered decent. He was kept away from the outside world. He was also even house schooled and never received a formal education. As he was only homeschooled he became interested in YouTube and Twitter.

Rich Brian: Professional life, Career

In the year of 2015, he adopted the name Rich Chigga and began to upload music videos of his rap songs on the internet. His first YouTube track was Living the Dream.

He was one of the few Indonesian singers who could write and rap in flawless English. Even she was not formally taught English as he learned English just by watching YouTube videos and listening to American music.

His life took a turn when his single Dat $tick on YouTube went viral in 2016. His single was so successful that it crossed the national borders and reaches the US.

By mid-2017, he had become renowned and a central figure in the United States. Many record labels approached him, and he went on a month-long tour throughout the United States in April 2017 that rocketed him to new heights of success.

In May, he released another track, Gospel, which was featured by American rappers XXXTentacion and Keith Ape. In the same year, he released Glow Like Dat again and planned a two-month American tour.

She changed his name to Rich Brian in 2018. He even made a step to make his fans take him seriously as he was drifting towards serious themes while recording his debut album.

The Album Amen was a success just after its release on February 2. This album was aced the iTunes Hip Hop Chart and became the first Asian artist to ace it.

He also released his song Yellow in June 2019 and named the second album The Sailor. The in same years his second single was released from the album Kids on 17 July 2019.

Brain released an EP titled 1999 in August 2020. His seven-track EP was preceded by 3 singles with accompanying music videos Don’t Care, Love in my Pocket, and DOA.

Awards, Nominations

20174th Indonesian Choice AwardBreakthrough Artist of the Year

Rich Brian: Net worth, income

He is a popular rapper whose net worth is $1 million as of 2022. His source of wealth comes from his career as a singer. However, Brian hasn’t shared his annual income.

Rich Brian: Rumors, Scandal

There was once a controversy for his name. The name was his stage name Rich Chigga which meaning has a racial undertone. But later he changed his name due to these controversies over his stage name.

Body Measurements: Height, Weight

He has a body type of Mesomorph in which he stands at the height of 5 feet 8 inches tall with the weight of 58 kg which is 127 lbs. To talk about his body measurement likes chest is 36 inches, waist is 30 inches and biceps is 12 inches. He also has a fair complexion with dark brown hair and dark brown eyes.

Social media

Rich is active on a youtube channel with a 2.25M subscriber where he has uploaded his music videos. He also is present on Facebook with 1.1M followers, on Twitter, he has 2M followers with 18.9k tweets and also has 3.7M followers on Instagram. Rich has strong supporters who support and love him very much.


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