Ludacris is an American singer as well as actor. He, though, has not been very active in rapping and singing but he has made exceptional influence after he worked in the five parts of Fast and Furious series. He released a number of albums after pursuing a degree in music management. He became more popular when he worked as an actor in the action series and it has brought him a lot of wealth as well.
Even he was ranked one the richest rappers by Forbes in 2014. He makes most of his money from music and movies he works in. According to various reports, his current net worth is $32 million.
If you are someone who loves Hollywood movies and that Fast and Furious series, you will be familiar with Ludacris. He has been in five last parts of the series.
Genres: Hip hop
Labels: Def Jam, Def Jam South, Disturbing da peace
Associated acts: Usher, Lil Jon, Monica, Jeremih, Mary J. Blige, 2 Chainz, Bobby V, Ciara
Albums: Incognegro, Ludaversal, Battle of the Sexes , Theater of the Mind , Chicken-n-Beer , Word of Mouf, Back for the First Time
Movies: Hustle & Flow, Crash, Lil’ Pimp, 2 Fast 2 Furious, Fred Claus, New Year’s Eve, Show Dogs, Gamer, RocknRolla, Breakaway, Fast & Furious 6, Furious 7, The Fate of the Furious
Ludacris whose real name is Christopher Brian Bridges was born in 1977 in Champaign, Illionois. When it comes to the childhood of Ludacris, he went to live at many places as his family kept moving from one place to another. He was the only child of his parents so he got a lot of love from the family.
After he was born in Champaign, his family moved to Chicago. He attended schools there and completed his degree in music management. He went to Emerson Middle School and then was enrolled at Oak Park and River Forest High School. After staying for one year at that school, he moved to Virginia and attended Centreville High School. One after the other, he changed so many schools and finally graduated from Virginia State University in 1999.
His passion for music developed when he was a child. He wrote his first rap when he was just nine years old. After that he joined a music group at the age of twelve and started working as a rapper soon after graduation. His very first job was as an intern at the radio station in Atlanta.
Then he became a DJ and collaborated with Timberland on the song “Phat Rabbit”. As a DJ, he released his first album. Even though the album was not very successful, he was able to make a number of records.
Ludacris has emerged more as an actor than a rapper. He continued to release his albums when he was working in movies. He has been nominated for many awards. It has been learned that he has had more than 41 nominations as an actor and rapper. He has made a lot of wealth.
His involvement in the Fast and Furious series made him more famous, popular and richer. He has been dating a number of girls around. He has three daughters from three different girlfriends and wives. Apart from making money from movies and songs, he has worked as a voice artist and in the video games too. He has proved himself a talented musician, rapper, singer, actor and favorite for the producers in commercials. Advertisements also bring him a large amount of money.