Ludacris is a popular American TV and movie actor apart from being one of the most successful rappers in the industry as well.
Ludacris founded the popular hip-hop record label ‘Disturbing The Peace’, which is a subsidiary of Def Jam recording company now. Ludacris has won several awards for his skills, both as an actor and rap artist.
Ludacris was a renowned and top rap-artists, especially in the 2000s, and was also featured on the 2014 Forbes “Hip-Hop Cash Kings” list too. Ludacris began rapping at a fairly young age and became a DJ initially.
Today, Ludacris is most recognized for his roles in the Fast and Furious movie franchise, as Tej Parker.
|Real Name||Christopher Brian Bridges|
|Nickname||Ludacris, The Ludameister and Luda|
|Date of Birth||11th September 1977|
|Age (as of November 2018)||41 years|
|Place of Birth||Champaign (Illinois)|
|Education||Graduated from Georgia State University|
|Height||5 ft 8"
(173 cm) approximately
|Eye Color||Dark Brown|
Family & Relationships
|Father||Wayne Brian Bridges|
|Mother||Roberta Shields Bridges|
|Net Worth||INR 180,00,00,000
(USD 25 Million)
|Famous for||MOVIES -
The Heart of the Game, American Hustle (2007), RocknRolla, Max Payne (2008), Ball Don't Lie, Gamer (2009), Fast Five, No Stings Attached, New Year's Eve (2011), Fast & Furious-6 (2013), Furious-7 (2015), The Fate of the Furious (2017)
Law & Order: Special Victims Unit - "Venom" - Season-7, Episode-156 (2006), Law & Order: Special Victims Unit - "Screwed" - Season-8 Episode-183 (2007), Being Mary Jane - "Exposed" - Season-1 Episode-5, Rising Star - Judge/Expert (2014), Billboard Music Awards - Presenter (2014-2016), Empire - "Without a Country" - Season-2 Episode-2 (2015), Fear Factor - Host (2017-present)
Incognegre (1999), Back for the First Time (2000), Word of Mouf (2001), Chicken-n-Beer (2003), The Red Light District (2004), Release Therapy (2006), Theater of the Mind (2008), Battle of the Sexes (2010), Ludaversal (2015)
|First Movie||The Wash (2001)|
|Hobbies||Listening to music and rapping|
Ludacris is not only a popular actor in the American movie and TV industry but is most renowned for being one of the most successful record label owners and popular rap artists too.
Ludacris’ age is around 41 years as Ludacris was born on the 11th of September, 1977 in Champaign, Illinois. Ludacris’s height is around 5 ft 8 inches (173 cm) while Ludacris’ weight is around 70 kg (155 lbs). In his spare time, Ludacris loves listening to music and making rap songs, as part of his hobbies.
Ludacris’ father is Wayne Brian Bridges, while Ludacris’ mother is Roberta Shields Bridges. Ludacris is a single child and has no siblings. Ludacris’ ex-girlfriends include an attorney from Atlanta, with whom he has a daughter named Karma Bridges. Ludacris was also in a long-term relationship with ex-girlfriend Tamike Fuller, with whom he has another daughter named Cai Bella Bridges. Currently, Ludacris’ wife is model Eudoxie Mbouguiengue, whom he married in December of 2014. Ludacris and his wife Eudoxie Mbouguiengue also have a daughter together, named Cadence Gaelle Bridges.
Owing to his huge popularity as a TV and movie artist, along with his success as a rap artist and record label owner, Ludacris’s net worth is estimated around INR 180 crores (USD 25 Million).
Ludacris is the winner of several prestigious awards, for his music and acting talent, as well as had numerous award nominations to his credit as well.
Ludacris received the Grammy Award for Best Rap/Sung Collaboration for ‘Yeah!’ (2005), the Grammy Award for Best Rap Song for his chart-topping ‘Money Maker’ (2007) and also won the Grammy Award for Best Rap Album for ‘Release Therapy’ (2007). Besides having won 3 Grammy Awards, Ludacris has also had 17 Grammy Award nominations to his credit too.
Ludacris’ award-wins also include winning the Black Entertainment Network (BET) Award for Video of the Year for his song ‘One Minute Man’ (2012) and also won the 2012 BET Award for Best Male Hip-Hop Artist. Ludacris won the BET Award for Viewer’s Choice award, the BET Award for Best Collaboration and the BET Award for Video of the Year for his song ‘Yeah!’ (2014). Ludacris again won the 2005 BET Award for Best Male Hip-Hop Artist and later won the 2006 BET Award for Best Actor too before winning the BET Award for Best Collaboration for his song ‘Runaway Love’ (2007) and the BET Award for Best Collaboration again for ‘I’m So Hood’ (2008). Besides having won 9 BET Awards, Ludacris has had 4 BET Award nominations also.
Ludacris also won the BET Hip Hop Award for Best Hip Hop Collaboration for his super hit ‘I’m So Hood’ (Remixed) (2008) apart from having 4 BET Hip-Hop Award nominations also.
Ludacris has won the Country Music Television (CET) Award for Female Video of the Year for his super hit song ‘The Champion’ (2018), featuring Carrie Underwood, and has had 2 CET Award nominations as well.
Ludacris is the winner of the MTV Video Music Award for Best Rap Video for ‘Number One Spot’ (2005) besides having 5 MTV Video Music Award nominations also.
Ludacris won the Screen Actors Guild Award for Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture for his role in ‘Crash’ (2005) besides having 1 Screen Actors Guild Award nomination as well.
Interesting Facts About Ludacris
- Although Ludacris does not smoke Ludacris does drink alcohol.
- Despite being a millionaire Ludacris likes to drive his old 1992 Acura Legend as it helps keep him grounded to his roots.
- Ludacris is big on charity and founded the Ludacris Foundation in 2002 to inspire youngsters in realizing their hidden potential through education and sharing memorable experiences.
- Ludacris is also an entrepreneur and opened Chicken N Beer, a restaurant in Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport (Atlanta, Georgia) in November of 2016.
- Ludacris also collaborated with global shoe brand Puma and was the face of promotion for their new ‘Clyde x Luda’ (Puma Clyde) range of sneakers, in 2006.