In a 2014 YouTube video, Piana admitted he used steroids over the course of 25 years, And specifically stated that everyone should be aware that using steroids will do damage to their body, but also said that he's wiliing to take those chances. In another video in 2016 he backed up his decision but advising viewers not to use the drugs : "If you have the choice to do steroids or stay natural, stay natural. There's no reason to do steroids. You're only hurting your body and hurting yourself." He then clarified that professional bodybuilders have no such choice. 
Rich Piana has been linked up many times with several women. The list of his ex-girlfriends includes the likes of Chanel Rene. She can be seen with heavy muscles as well. In 2015, Rich Piana started a romantic relationship with Sara Heimis. She also works out along with him. She has built up a muscular body as well. Rich married Sara in 2015. Their wedding got millions of views overnight. It is one of his most watched videos. The video of his wedding ceremony also garnered views because his bride has worn an over the top revealing dress and he was wearing a sleeveless tuxedo. Rich Piana net worth saw a huge leap when his wedding videos started to circulate on the social media. Piana has a huge fan following and he has been active on the social media like Facbook, Twitter and Instagram. He has 1 million fans on Facebook, 731000 followers on Instagram and 13000 followers on Twitter. It is due to his fan following that Rich Piana net worth is $ million.