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Ludacris Biography, Actor and Rapper With Myriad Achievements

Ludacris

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For hip hop lovers, you’re no strangers to one of the famous rappers named Ludacris. If you know the rap characteristics of Ludacris, surely you will know whose voice took part in the rap in Justin Bieber’s “Baby”. Yes, the rapper in question was Ludarcris collaborating with Justin Bieber on the single Baby when Justin debuted in the music world.

Regarding the information from Ludacris himself can be said to be very minimal. That’s because ludacris’s family is rarely struck by gossip. To that end, the following will be reviewed regarding the information obtained about Ludacris’s life ranging from his bio, his childhood life, his family, his career, his generous nature to the accolades he has earned. Curious? Take a good look!

Biodata Ludacris

Ludacris is an American rapper and actor who is well known after his album made it into the top 40 in the music world. His name rose after he played a professional hacker named Tej Parker in the Fast Furious film project alongside actors Vin Diesel, Paul Walker, Tyrese Gibson, Dwayne Johnson, Michelle Rodriguez, and many more. Here’s Ludacris’s bio:

Birth NameChristopher Brian Bridges
Other NamesLudacris / Chris Lova Lova
Place, Date of BirthChampaign, Illinois, United States September 11, 1977 (Age 43)
EducationBanneker High School
Georgia State University
JobActor, Rapper, Songwriter, Record Executive
Active Year1998–present
CouplesEudoxie Mbouguingue (m. 2014-present)
ChildrenKarma Bridges Cadence Gaelle Cai Bella Bridges Shaila Scott
Ludacris biography

Ludacris’ Childhood Life

Ludacris was born Christopher Brian Bridges on September 11, 1977 in Champaign, Illinois. She is the only child of Roberta Shields and Wayne Brian Bridges. Bridges is of African-American, British, and Native American descent. Ludacris still has a distant cousin relationship with the late Richard Pryor, a comedian.

Ludacris and his family’s childhood was spent moving from one area to another. While in high school, he moved to the Chicago area and attended Emerson Middle School then went on to Oak Park & Forest High School for a year. It wasn’t until she moved back to the Centerville, Virginia area and for a year she attended Centerville High School. After that, he graduated in 1995 after moving to the Atlanta, Georgia area and attending Banneker High School.

After graduating, he was briefly in education for three years. In 1998, he went on to Georgia State University to delve into music management. Luda wrote her first rap song at the age of nine. At the time, he moved to Atlanta. After three years, he joined an amateur rap group to show his skill in singing rap songs.

Family Portraits

Ludacris and his family are known as a compact family. Nevertheless, Luda is known to have 4 children from different women. Her first child, Karma Bridges, was born in August 2001 as a result of her relationship with an unnamed Atlanta lawyer.

In 2009, she dated a beautiful model named Eudoxie Mboguiengue. While she was dating Eudoxie, she was known to have another child with her longtime friend Tamika Fuller who was born Cai Bella Bridges in December 2013. In addition, Luda also has a son from another relationship named Shaila Scott.

On December 26, 2014, Ludacris decided to get engaged and have a marriage with his girlfriend Eudoxie in Costa Rica. In this marriage, she had a child named Cadence Gaelle and still considered other children like her own biological child. This is evidenced by the complexness of Eudoxie and her children in the following photo:

Ludacris’s four children also look very familiar with each other. They spend time swimming together.

Career Journey

Music

Prior to his acting career, Ludacris had a career in music, especially hip hop. It was evident that at the age of nine, Ludacris was known to start writing rap songs after moving to Atlanta. Three years later, at the age of 12 (twelve) years old, he joined an amateur group in Atlanta.

Luda debuted as a professional rapper when she performed Timbaland’s phat rabbit. Before becoming a Rapper, Luda was a DJ on Atlanta’s Hot 97.5 under the stage name Chris Lova Lova.

In the late 1990s, he managed to form his own music label Disturbing tha Peace. After that, he signed with Def Jam South to join the Dirty South group. He became one of the first Dirty South rappers to achieve great success.

Ludacris individually debuted in the rapper’s world by releasing his first album, Incognegro. In 2000 he re-released an album titled Back for the First Time. In 2001, he re-released his album Word of Mouf and followed it with chicken-n-beer in 2003. In 2004, she re-released the album The Red Light District.

On the next two albums, Ludacris became serious about releasing. The two albums in question are Release Theraphy which was released in 2006 and Theatre of the Mind which was released in 2008. After two previous albums were released, he re-recorded for the 2010 album Battle of the Sexes, re-performing a much lighter tone than before. His most recent album, Ludaversal, was released in 2015. All of Ludacris’ albums have been certified multi-platinum by the Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA).

Ludacris Films

Ludacris Films

In addition to his successful music career, Ludacris also began to pursue acting. The first film he starred in was The Wash. His name rose to fame in the film world after he participated in the Fast Furious film project along with Vin Diesel, Paul Walker, Michelle Rodigruez and others. Ludacris’s role as the coolest Tej Parker was in the film Fast Five (2011) when he was ordered to open a safe using palm prints.

Here are some of the films that ludacris has starred in:

Years Movie Title
2001The Wash
20032 Fast 2 Furious
2004Lil’ Pimp
2005Paper Chaser
2005Hustle & Flow
2005Crash
2005The Industry
2005Ludacris: The Red Light District
2005The Heart of the Game
2007Ludacris: The Southern Smoke : Unauthorized
2007Katt Williams : American Hustle
2007Fred Claus
2008RocknRolla
2008Max Payne
2008Ball Don’t Lie
2008Game
2011Fast Five
2011No Strings Attached
2011New Year’s Eve
2011Breakaway
2013Furious 6
2015Furious 7
2017F8
2017Demi Lovato : Simply Complicated
2018Show Dogs
2020John Henry
Films starring Ludacris

Ludacris also frequently appeared on television shows such as Law & Order: Special Victims Unit, The Simpsons, When I Was 17, Being Mary Jane, Rising Star, Billboard Music Award, The Comedy Central Roast of Justin Bieber, Empire, Super Bowl LII 2018 Winter Olympics and Fear Factor.

Ludacris’s Business

Ludacris managed to set up his own record label called Disturbing tha Peace. He also has a business in the field of liquor sales under the brand name “Conjure Cognac”. In 2011, Ludacris teamed up with Soul Electronic to release a line of headphones with the brand “Soul By Ludacris”. It is also rumored that Ludacris is listed as the owner of several Real Estate.

In 2006, Ludacris collaborated with Puma on three limited-edition sneaker models called “Clyde x Luda” with ludacris on the heel of the insole and the inscription “Disturbing tha Peace” on the heel window. In addition, in November 2016, Ludacris opened a restaurant called Chicken N Beer in the Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport area of Atlanta.

His Generous Attitude

Although he was a great actor and rapper, he was still an ordinary human being who would help anyone who was in need of help, even Ludacris taught his children to always be generous. It is done so that her children always share with the needy. In 2011, Ludacris joined a joint project between Do Something and Better World Books to collect books aimed at replenishing shelves in libraries in New Orleans.

In addition, he also built the Ludacris Foundation early in his career in music. The foundation aims to inspire young people through education, memorable experiences, and help young people get to know themselves. Ludacris has a focal point in the development called 3L namely Leadership and Education, Living Healthy Lifestyle, and LudaCares.

Award

Ludacris is known for his expertise in performing hip hop songs, delivering Luda to success in winning three awards out of seventeen nominations at the Grammy Awards. In 2005, he won a Grammy Award for Best Collaboration with Usher. In addition, in 2007 he was also awarded for Best Rap Song for his hit singles Money Maker and Best Rap Album titled Release Theraphy at the Grammy Awards.

Ludacris also received an award from CMT Music Awards for Female Video of The Year in her single The Champion in 2018. In addition, he also won the award at the MTV Video Music Award for Best Rap Video on his single Number One Spot in 2005.

At the BET Awards, Luda won 9 awards out of twelve nominations. The awards in question include Video of The Year category in the single One Minute Man and Best Male Hip-Hop Artist in 2002, Viewer’s Choice category, Best Collaboration, Video of the Year for the single Yeah! in 2004, the Categories of Best Male Hip-Hop Artist and Best Actor in 2005, Best Collaboration category for the single Runaway Love in 2007 and Best Collaboration for the single I’m So Hot in 2008.

During his career in music, Ludacris has released about nine albums all released on the Def Jam Recordings record label. His first five albums led him to multi-platinum status and two others achieved gold status. In addition, her four albums reached number one on the Billboard 200 chart. For his album Back for the First Time which contained the hit singles “Southern Hospitality” and “What’s Your Fantasy” reached number four on the list of most popular albums in the United States

In the acting world, Ludacris is no less great. The film Crash won Ludacris an award at the Screen Actors Guild Awards for Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Moion Picture. In addition, his role as Tej Parker in the film 2 Fast 2 Furious brought him victories at the Screen Actors Guild Award and Critic’s Choice Award.

Such a review of ludacris’s biography. The information about Ludacris is so minimal that so many people are curious about this actor and rapper. May this writing be useful!

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