Ludacris is one of the most happening rappers in the R&B scenario who knows himself and takes fame as a gift. He takes music as a passion name as it’s a small supplement. Ludacris is a person who wants to take life easily. He is also an actor with a remarkable contribution to several movies.

Quick Info
Full NameChristopher Brian Bridges
Date of BirthSeptember 11, 1977
Birth PlaceChampaign, Illinois, United States
ParentsWayne Brian Bridges
Roberta Shields
ProfessionRapper, Actor
SpouseEudoxie Mbouguiengue
Age43 years
Height5 ft 8 in
Children4
Net WorthUS $25 million

 

Early Life

The real name of Ludacris is Christopher Brian Bridges. The birthplace of Ludacris is Champaign, IL. He came into the world on 11th September 1977. His father’s name is Wayne Brian Bridges, and his mother’s name is Roberta Shields, who was the only child of his parents. Christopher wrote his first rap at the time of nine-year. He became part of a mature rap group when hee years old.

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Education

Ludacris went to “Emerson Middle School.” He also attended “Oak Park & River Forest High School” for a year and then went to “Centreville High School” for one year. He completed his schooling at “Banneker High School” in 1995. After that, Ludacris went to “George State University” to study music management. It was from 1998 to 1999.

 

Music and Movies

Ludacris started his professional life as an intern on “Hot 97.5.” He then gets promoted to the post of DJ. Ludacris also used to DJ during the “Freaknik.” During the same time, he met the music producer Timbaland. Christopher collaborated with Timbaland for the album “Tim’s Bio: Life from da Bassment.” It was the track called “Phat Rabbit.” The success of the album inspired Ludacris to focus on his music career.

Likewise, he began recording his debut album “Incognegro” in 1998. He had also started an independent label titled “Distributing the Piece.” He released the album through the same label in August 1999. The album succeeded in creating a unique impression of Ludacris in the Rap community. His comedic flow, fast delivery, and wild nature attracted many audiences including the Southern Rappers.

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Moreover, his debut single “What’s Your Fantasy” succeeded in reaching the ranking of 21 in the list of “Billboard Hot 100.” Although the single failed to become economically successful, it gave him other opportunities. He succeeded in cracking a deal with “Def Jam Recordings.” Christopher came up with his first major-label debut, “Back for the First Time,” in 2000. It succeeded in holding the rankings of number 4 on the “Billboard 200” list in the U.S.

After getting a good response from the audience on the album, there was no turning back. He started working on the next album. Ludacris came up with the album “Word of Mouth” in 2001. His single “Rollout (My Business)” succeeded in receiving a nomination for the “Grammy Award” in 2002.

He released another single, “Act a Fool,” in 2003. It was from the “2 Fast 2 Furious” and came up with another song, “P-Poppin,” from the album “Chicken-n-Beer,” during the same time. His other single, “Stand Up,” from the same album, reached the top position in the list of “Billboard Hot 100.” The song even became a soundtrack of the teen movie “You Got Served” in the same year.

Ludacris is honored with his first Grammy Award for the successful single “Yeah!.” He collaborated with Lil Jon and Usher for the project. Christopher created the fourth album, “The Red Light District,” in 2004. He also appeared in “Saturday Night Live” in the season 30 episode. An American hip hop magazine XXL placed the album “Release Therapy” in the number nine position in 2006. The album won the “2007 Emmy Awards” for the “Best Rap Album category.” His other single, “Runaway Love,”  became the number one album on the list of “Billboard Hot Rap Tracks.”

Ludacris released another “Theatre of Mind” album on 28th July 2008. He collaborated with Sean Garrett and Chris Brown for the single “What Them Girls Like.” The along succeeded in reaching 33 rankings in the list of “Billboard 100.” His other single, “One More Drink,” succeeded in holding a 24-number ranking on the list of “Billboard 100.” His album “Battle of the Sexes” received a good certification.

He released another album, “Ludaversal,” on 31st March 2015. The album succeeded in holding the number three ranking on the list of “Billboard 200.” His other single, “The Champion,” held the number 47 ranking on the list of “Billboard Hot 100.” The song became the “2018 Winter Olympics” and “Super Bowl LII.” In addition, he won the “CMT Music Awards” in 2018. Ludacris is engaged on his tenth studio album.

 

Who is Ludacris’s wife?

The married life of Ludacris is quite complicated; he was in a relationship with an attorney from Atlanta. The couple welcomed their daughter in August 2001. They named her Karma Bridges. He started dating Eudoxie Mbouguiengue in 2009. They tied the knots in 2014.

The couple delivered their daughter in December 2013. They announced welcoming a baby girl, Cadence Gaelle Bridges, in June 2015. The couple is blessed with one more daughter, Chance Oyali Bridges in 2021. He also dated his longtime friend Tamika Fuller, and the duo welcomed their daughter on 26th December 2014. They named her Cai Bella Bridges.

Ludacris with his wife and children
Ludacris with his wife and children Source: Instagram

 

Instagram and Social Media

Ludacris is active on social media platforms. He goes with the name “Ludacris” on Instagram with 13.7 M followers and “Ludacris” on Twitter with 11.5M followers. His Facebook page “Ludacris” has 18M followers.

 

Net worth

Ludacris has been active in the acting and music industry for over two decades. He has produced amazing songs and has been part of hit movies. According to celebritynetworth.net, he has an approximate net worth of $25 million.

 

Nutshell Bio

His nationality is Gabonese. The current age of Ludacris is 43. He has a normal height of 5 feet 8 inches with a complimentary weight of 77 kg. Ludacris belongs to the African-American ethnicity.

 

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