Maybach, money, jet, and being fat is the fixture of Rick Ross’ music; he’s been doing the same thing, with different beats since his Port of Miami days, over a decade ago. Being fat is not something the head of Maybach Music Group is ashamed of, he uses it as an asset, if you’ve ever since a wild Rick Ross music video or been to a concert, you know what we mean.
The rapper was living his best life, Rick Ross started his career as a former correctional officer in a Florida jail, and now the rapper is jetting from one place to another, doing shows and making money. It was a rapper lifestyle, Rick Ross was living, with three hours of sleep and eating whatever the heck he wanted, whenever he liked.
Rick Ross was fat, close to about 400 pounds at his heaviest. Source: GQ
Just imagine a person eating 24-oz. of steak at four in the morning, it was the way wanted to leave, but the fun was cut short when the rapper suffered two seizures within six hours, and his private jet needed to emergency land both times so he could get help. After facing his own mortality, Rick saw the flaw in the way he was living, and the biggest culprit for the rapper’s seizure was his weight, so Rick decided it was time he lost some weight and began the Rick Ross weight loss journey.
Rick Ross Weight Loss Journey – The Rapper Lost Close to 100 Pounds
At his heaviest Rick Ross weighed about 400 pounds and got the weight down to sub 300. Source: Col
At his heaviest, Rick Ross was hovering near the 400 pounds mark, and this was the reason for the rapper suffering two seizures in about six hours. Rick needed to lose some weight, and after the doctor also told him the same thing in order to save his life, Rick Ross weight loss journey started.
First, Rick Ross weight loss began to save his own life, and the rapper told in an interview with Men’s Health, the same thing he lost 75 pounds to save his life. After the revelation from the doctor, there was no other course of action for Rick Ross, instead, to lose weight. The rapper started his weight loss journey by taking care of his diet first.
Rick Ross lost about 100 pounds of weight after doctors told him to lose the weight. Source: XXL Mag
The 'Idols Become Rivals' hitmaker went to chef to cater a well-planned diet for himself, something he would want to eat, instead of something of a fad diet. The rapper did not cut fast food, altogether but instead of eating wings and fried chicken twice or more times a day, he cut it down to two times a week and a maximum of four pieces at one time.
After the diet was taken care of, the rapper also started exercising a lot, instead of going the conventional route, the rapper started on CrossFit, and the exercise was beneficial for the rapper. He said, “It was just time for me to tighten up a little bit, you know what I’m saying. As far as, you know, me working out…I have no destination, no specific weight. And also, you know, I’ve been doing this CrossFit thing, you know, shout-out to Reebok, we had started doing that, you know, last year, some time and you know, it’s just catching up a little bit.”
All the hoops he jumped through, the rapper looked like a new person when he took the stage at 107.9’s Birthday Bash 19. Light, nimble and extremely happy about where he is in life, the rapper said later, “It’s a different type of little workout. I feel good.”
Was Rick Ross Weight Loss the Work of the Doctor? He Reportedly got Gastric Bypass Surgery
Rick Ross allegedly got weight loss surgery to get his weight down. Source: Best News
It was a miracle, the way the rapper was able to get his weight down from close to 400 pounds to below 300. It was a great thing the rapper was able to do and also a healthy choice of life, which Rick chose for himself. It was a nice thing Rick Ross was able to get his weight down, but the drastic change also resulted in people speculating if the rapper got a gastric bypass surgery.
Rick Ross weight loss surgery was a trending topic for a while because of how fast the rapper was able to get his weight down from his previous high. There was also a source who came out and said the rapper got gastric bypass surgery, which resulted in his appetite getting smaller and losing about 20 pounds of weight.
The source said, “[Ross] can’t really eat after he had [the procedure]. If he eats more than about 4 or 5 wings, he THROWS UP cause his stomach is too small. He can still drink, but he can’t really eat like he used to anymore.”
Whatever the case, Rick Ross is living a happy life right now, one where he does not need to worry about his health becoming an issue for a long time. Losing weight probably resulted in the rapper adding a few years to his life. Also, before you leave, make sure to visit Glamour Fame to be in the know of all the happenings in the world of show business.