Ludacris is a rapper and actor best known for personifying the ‘Dirty South’ rap style and portraying Tej Parker in the ‘Fast and Furious’ movies.
Who Is Ludacris?
Ludacris is a rapper and actor born with the real name Christopher Brian Bridges. He was born on September 11, 1977 in Champaign, Illinois. He is the only child of Roberta Shields and Wayne Brian Bridges.He eventually relocated to the Chicago region, where he attended Oak Park’s Emerson Middle School.
He subsequently relocated to Centreville, Virginia, where he spent one year at Centreville High School. However, he graduated from Banneker High School in Atlanta, Georgia, in 1995. Furthermore, he studied music management at Georgia State University from 1998 to 1999.
He worked as a disc jockey for a short time. However, he subsequently met Timbaland and collaborated with him on the song “Phat Rabbit,” which went on to become a huge smash. In the year 2000, he released his major label debut, ‘Back for the First Time.’ The record was a huge hit, and it was important in launching his career.
In 2003, he produced the album ‘Chicken-n-Beer,’ which included a quick and frantic flow of music with a Southern hip hop vibe. Moreover, with a leading role in the film ‘2 Fast 2 Furious,’ he ventured into acting (2003). In the street racing action film directed by John Singleton, he portrays Tej Parker, an ex-street racer.
Throughout the decade of the 2000s, he also played minor and supporting roles in several films, the most notable of them being ‘Crash’ (2005), ‘Fred Claus’ (2007), ‘Garner’ (2009), and ‘Breakaway’ (2011).
Is Ludacris Married?
He married Eudoxie Mbouguiengue in 2014. The couple are happily married with a daughter. However, he has a daughter named Karma Bridges (born August 2001) from a relationship with an attorney from Atlanta. Also, he has a daughter, Cai Bella Bridges with a long time friend Tamika Fuller.
Ludacris Net Worth
Ludacris’ net worth is believed to be around $25 million, making him one of the world’s top 100 rappers.