Big Freedia
Big Freedia
Celebrated Name: Big Freedia
Real Name/Full Name: Freddie Ross
Gender: Female
Age: 46 years old
Birth Date: 28 January 1978
Birth Place: New Orleans, Louisiana, United States
Nationality: American
Height: 1.90 m
Weight: 70 kg
Sexual Orientation: Straight
Marital Status: Single
Children: No
Profession: American musician
Net Worth in 2024: $4 million
Last Updated: May 2024

Big Freedia is an American rapper who is known for making known the genre of Hip-Hop known as Bounce Music. She has achieved praise for popularising the style, which was not very popular in the 90s.

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Early Life

Big Freedia, whose real names were Frederick Ross, was born in the year 1978 on January 28th. She was born in New Orleans, Louisiana. Her mother was Vera Ross. She had two siblings. The names of the two siblings were Crystal Ross and Adam Ross.

She lost her mother in the year 2014. In her childhood years, she used to play piano and used to sing in a choir. Big Freedia’s mother gave her the story of artists such as Patti LaBelle and the legendary pop singer, Michael Jackson. Other artists included Sylvester and Salt n Pepa. She joined Walter L. Cohen High School.

While in school, she rose to the rank of choir director. It is credited to her hard work and determination to make it in life. She decided to nickname herself ‘Big Freedia,’ a stage name. Freedia is a name that was given to her by one of her friends.

Age, Height, and Weight

Being born on 28 January 1978, Big Freedia is 46 years old as of today’s date 18th May 2024. Her height is 1.90 m tall, and her weight is 70 kg.


Her career kick-started in the year 1999. She started by performing in the Reds group, where she found that she could go out as a solo artist. She then began to show in various entertainment joints, such as clubs and hotels. The same year, she was able to release her first single that was entitled ‘A-Ha, Oh Yeah.’ This single depicted the story and the image of an upcoming artist.

Even after the release of her first track, she did not abandon performing in various clubs in New Orleans. In 1999, Katey Red launched Melpomene Block Party. Katey Red belonged to the famous label ‘Take Fo Records.’ She did perform at this event, and her performance was quite a thing. She performed ‘Rock Around the Clock’ and ‘Gin N My System’ was A-class performance. It is from this performance that her friend named her Freedia a name that she continues to carry even up to date.

Freedia did not release any other song after that as she went silent. She released her album in the year 2003. The album was named ‘Queens Diva.’ The album was a hit as it went even beyond New Orleans. Whenever she performed in Orleans, she was very impressive. She continued to release singles that became instant hits. In the year 2010, she collected all the singles from 1999 and made them an album. The album was titled ‘Big Freedia Hitz Vol 1’. The fans received the album so well. She previously had performed at Voodoo Experience and Sissy Nobby.

Awards & Achievements

Freedia got nominated for the GLAAD Media Awards in the year 2011. She got the nomination in the category ‘The Best Emerging Artist.’ She also won the Best Hip Hop Artist reward. In 2012, she won ‘Too Much Ass’ of MTV awards. She has been able to collaborate with Beyoncé to release a single ‘Formation.’

Net Worth & Salary of Big Freedia in 2024

Big Freedia Net Worth
Big Freedia Net Worth

As of May 2024, Big Freedia has a net worth of over $4 million. Her net worth is from her career in the music industry. The albums she has released have received an excellent response from the public and have good sales. Her various performance fees were very high.

Big Freedia has made an enormous contribution to the growth and popularity of hip-hop as a music genre. She will be remembered even in the days to come for her excellent work in the music industry.


  1. I’m looking at early episodes of Big Freedia right now on FUSE. I love how she is not afraid to cut ties with those who seem to be holding her back. LOVE U FREEDA!!!

  2. Wow!! I never knew that she was that rich!!! Glad she made it and may she continue to have the success and happiness that she deserves!!!! LOVE ME SOME FREEDIA!!!!

  3. I love me some Big Freedia get it Hirl your a wonderful person Big Freedia be dropping it get it get it I am from Indianapolis Indiana and I am feeling it up here chile get it my dear love ❤️ Heyyyyyyyy FREEDIA

  4. I absolutely love Bounce music and Big Freedia has definitely gave that genre more Bounce to the ounce!!! Love ya Big Freedia!! Keep on keepin’ on my beautiful queen

  5. Watch earlier episode of some of your shows. Fell in love with your art and you as a person. I am 65 years and “YOU ALREADY KNOW”

    Come Back, Boss!!!

  6. I totally adore you Big Freedia. Love your voice, your dance and bounce moves and your cooking. You rock and keep on rockin’. Love ya from Connecticut. Always looking for new content from you, it makes me feel very happy and proud.


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