Rick Ross Reveals He Cuts The Grass Of His More Than 200 Acre Home: 'I Cut Grass For About 5 Hours'
It pays the cost to be the boss.
June 15, 2021 at 10:57 pm
Chart-topping rapper Rick Ross might portray the lifestyle of a person focused solely on opulence in his songs, but in reality, the self-proclaimed “Biggest Boss” said he works hard and practices frugality to live in the lap of luxury.
Currently, the 45-year-old rapper resides in a gorgeous home in Georgia that comes with 109 rooms, including 12 bedrooms and 21 bathrooms, as Blavity previously reported. He purchased the estate which belonged to Evander Holyfield for 5.8 million in 2014 after it went into foreclosure.
Ross told Forbes that his neighbors have told him that Holyfield spent a small fortune on lawn care for the property. But the Clarksdale, Mississippi native said he’d rather learn to cut grass himself than pay close to $1 million to maintain the lawn.
“When I bought the Fayetteville estate, locals would see me walk out of a restaurant and scream, ‘You know Holyfield spent $1 million a year to cut the grass.’ So I decided that I was gonna cut my own grass. And that’s what I did,” Ross said in an interview published on Monday.
“I went down to John Deere and asked to see the biggest tractor, the most efficient tractor. I told them I had 200-plus acres that I wanted to keep cut, and they pointed out the right tractor,” he added.
Even though it took him a few hours to understand the controls, the “Hustlin'” rapper said “once I got it going, I didn’t stop. I cut grass for about five hours.”