Selecting abound of celebrities, bet none of the people can avoid the name of a well-known musical star Ricco Barrino. In the music industry, he is a well-recognized and famous face. He is well admired for his individual participation in the musical platform. Ricco is a generously talented artist. Apart from being a singer, he is also a famous songwriter.
Ricco Barrino Girlfriend, Dating, Gay!
When the American R&B recording artist Ricco Barrino was pursuing his musical journey, he had some personal issues in his life. His then-girlfriend liked to fight, and Ricco was going through domestic violence. While he was going through depression, his talk with a counselor at his grandmother’s church changed his life. He then ended his dating relationship with his intimidate ex-girlfriend. Since then, he has kept the information about his affair well hidden.
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The other problem he experienced was the loss of his 18-year-old son. Ricco is not gay and used to have a son. While several couples were preparing for a romantic day with their boyfriend/girlfriend, just a day before Valentine's in February 2018, Ricco's son Tyquan Vonricco Washington got killed in a shooting outbreak. He got shot by an alleged attacker named David Lee White Jr. in the 700 blocks of Hyde Drive.
Ricco Barrino and his son Tyquan Vonricco Washington during August 2016 (Photo: Instagram)
Tyquan got held at Moss Cone Hospital, but unfortunately, a gunshot wound was so much fatal that the life-saving measures didn't prove out to be a success. The alleged shooter David of Greensboro got arrested and charged with first-degree murder.
Fantasia Barrino, a winner of the third season of American Idol and also a sister of Ricco, mourned over the loss of her nephew. She took her Instagram on 14 February 2018 and captioned, ' Auntie is So Sorry Baby. RIP to my Oldest Nephew Please Pray for his Mother and my Brother @riccobarrino& his Stepdad.'
Ricco also penned a long emotional post to his son which he cited as 'A love letter to my son.' He expressed his love towards Tyquan uttered to his deceased son to sing loud for him from heaven.
What Is His Net Worth?
Ricco, age 38, summons the net worth from his career as an American musical artist. As per Payscale, a musician in the United States earns the average salary of $39,572 per year, and their annual payrolls range between the amount of $15,414 to $100,948. He is associated with reputed Record Label (Grand Hustle) and has been serving in the music industry since 2004.
In 2006, he stepped his feet forward in the musical world. He got his inspiration while hearing a song of Eminem. He began exploring himself in a different genre like R&B, Soul and Hip-Hop soul. He also appeared in the various year 2008-10, 2012 and 2014 with guest appearances, plenty of singles, mixtapes and Ep (extended-plays). On 2016, he released some singles and EP collaborating with Tigo B and Colonel Loud.
Born and brought up in North Carolina now he is residing in Atlanta, Georgia. He celebrates his birthday on March 20 every year. His birth name is Kassim Barino. His siblings are Fantasia Barrino, Xavier Barrino, and Joseph Barrino. Ricco’s sister “Fantasia Barino” is a well recognized and established singer.
His sister is also the winner of the TV series “American Idol” (3rd season). Fantasia born on June 30, 1984, is a singer, songwriter, and actress.