Ludacris is a spectacular American rapper, actor, and an exceptional music executive. As an actor, he has worked in several movies including the famous action film series Fast and Furious. His debut album titled Incognegro was released in 1999.
As of 2023, Ludacris' net worth is estimated to be $30 million.
|Net Worth||$30 million|
|Given Name||Christopher Brian Bridges|
|Source(s) of Fame||Rapper, Actor, Music Executive|
|Date of Birth||September 11, 1977|
|Place of Birth||Champaign, Illinois, United States of America|
|Relationships||Married, Eudoxie Mbouguiengue,|
Christopher Brian Bridges also known as Ludacris was born in Champaign, Illinois, the United States of America on September 11, 1977. He is the son of Wayne Brian Bridges and Roberta Shields. Ludacris started rapping at the very tender age of 9 and joined a rap group at the age of 12.
He received his early education from Emerson Middle School and later joined Oak Park and River Forest High School for further studies. After this, his family moved to Atlanta located in Georgia. There he attended the Benjamin Banneker High School. Ludacris studied music management for one year at Georgia State University.
Ludacris belongs to an African-American ancestry along with having a native American ancestry.
Ludacris is the cousin of the famous singer Monica and Katt Williams, who is a popular American comedian and actor.
At the beginning of his career, Ludacris worked as an intern and later as a DJ for Hot 97.5 (now 107.9) FM in Atlanta. He released his first album named Incognegro in 1999 under his own record label Disturbing tha Peace.
Ludacris released another album Back for the First Time in 2000 which also included some of his singles from his first album. This album was released under two labels; Disturbing tha Peace and Def Jam South. Tracks of this album include What’s Your Fantasy, Get Off Me, Southern Hospitality, and many more. This album made its place on the Billboard 200 Chart.
The second official album of Ludacris was released in 2001 named Word of Mouf. Songs from this album include Go 2 Sleep, Cry Babies, Area Codes, Saturday, Cold Outside, Move Bitch, and several others. This album proved to be a massive hit and was certified 3x Multi-Platinum by the Recording Industry Association of America.
In 2003, Ludacris released his third album Chicken-N-Beer produced by Kanye West, DJ Paul, DJ Nasty & LVM, and a few others. Featured tracks from this album include Blow It Out, Diamond in the Back, Splash Waterfalls, Teamwork, and a few more. This album also had some guest appearances including Lil’ Flip, Playaz Circle, Snoop Dogg, Shawnna, and various others.
His fourth studio album The Red Light District was released in 2004. This album made its place number one on the Billboard charts and was also certified double platinum by RIAA. Some of the tracks of this album include Put Your Money, Child of the Night, Number One Spot, Virgo, and some others.
Release Therapy was the fifth studio album released by Ludacris in 2006. This album gained huge popularity and it received several awards. Featured songs of this album include Money Maker, Warning, War with God, Slap, and a few more.
Ludacris released his sixth studio album Theater of the Mind under his own label Disturbing tha Peace and Def Jam Recordings. It got released in 2008. Some of the singles from this album include Undisputed, Nasty Girl, One More Drink, Wish You Would, and Last of a Dying Breed.
The seventh official studio album Battle of the Sexes by Ludacris was released in 2010. Producers from this album include Chaka Zulu, Swizz Beatz, T-Minus, and various others. My Chick Bad, Everybody Drunk, How Low, and Can’t Live with You, are some of the tracks from this album.
Ludacris released his first extended play in 2014 entitled Burning Bridges. All of the tracks from this EP got added to his next studio album Ludaversal in 2015. This album got third place on Billboard 200 chart, selling 62,000 copies in the first week of its release. Tracks of this album include Lyrical Healing, Get Lit, Good Lovin, Not Long, This Has Been My World, Grass Is Always Greener, and many others.
Ludacris is also the creator of Karma’s World, a computer-animated musical comedy television series that aired on Netflix in 2021. The second season of this television series got premiered on Netflix at the start of 2022.
Ludacris appeared in many popular films including The Wash (2001), Crash (2005), Fred Claus (2007), RocknRolla (2008), Ball Don’t Lie (2009), No Strings Attached (2011), Breakaway (2011), New Year’s Eve (2011), The Ride (2018), John Henry (2020), F9 (2021), and numerous others. He also played the character of Tej Parker in the Fast and Furious series from 2003 till this date.
His work in several television serials include Law & Order: Special Victims Unit (2006), Being Mary Jane (2014), Empire (2015), and a few more. He is also hosting the famous dare game show, Fear Factor from 2017 to the present. All of these projects contribute to Ludacris net worth.
Ludacris married a Gabonese model Eudoxie Mbouguiengue in 2014. They started dating each other in 2009. They welcomed their first child, a daughter named Cadence in 2015. Their second daughter Chance Oyali Bridges was born in 2021.
Ludacris is very much active on several social media accounts and he has a huge fan following on his accounts. He has 13.5 million followers on Instagram, 20 million on Facebook, 11.4 million on Twitter, 3 million on TikTok, 2.12 million subscribers on YouTube, and 6.3 million monthly listeners on Spotify.
Ludacris has been an award-winning rapper throughout his whole career. He has won several awards including the Teen Choice Award (2005,), MTV Video Music Award (2005), Hollywood Film Award (2005), Screen Actors Guild Award (2006), Critic’s Choice Movie Award, and many others.
He was also the recipient of three Grammy Awards, one in 2005 and the other two in 2007.
Ludacris has been involved in many relationships in his past. He first dated Christine White from 1997 to 2007. They also have a daughter named Karma but they never get married. Karma is living with her father and stepmother.
He had a short-term relationship with Karrine Stefans (2001), Natasha A’asa (2001-2002), and Shareefa with whom his dating period is unknown. Ludacris also dated Gabrielle Union from the year 2005 to 2007. He and Tamika Fuller, a long-time friend, have a daughter named Cai as they were in a relationship in 2013.
Ludacris is a fabulous American rapper and actor as well as a skilled music executive in the music world. Ludacris rose to prominence in the 2000s as he was one of the most influential dirty south rappers at that time. Ludacris’s net worth is valued to be around $30 million.