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Ludacris

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Ludacris was born Christopher Brian Bridges in Champaign, Illinois, where he was raised, the son of Roberta Shields and Wayne Brian Bridges. At nine years old, he started rapping. He attended Emerson Middle School and, eventually, Oak Park and River Forest High School for his freshman year. Furthermore, his family moved to live in Atlanta, Georgia and, in this time, his father exposed him to all kinds of music, ranging from Hip-Hop to Rock. In Alanta, Georgia, he attended Banneker High School. He is also a graduate of Georgia State University. In 2000, he got his breakthrough with his album, titled "Back for the First Time", which reached 3x platinum. All albums following have either been 2x or 3x platinum, with his first film appearance being 2 Fast 2 Furious (2003), which was a success. Other film appearances included Crash (2004) and Hustle & Flow (2005).  See full bio on IMDb »

LATEST STORIES
  
Ludacris -- Merry Christmas ... I Got Married!

Ludacris
Merry Christmas ... I Got Married!

Ludacris likes his proposals like he likes his movies ... FAST AND FURIOUS ... because we're told he got married over the holidays after proposing the very same day. According to our sources,… READ MORE >

Ludacris Leaves Airport Without Daughter ... Epic Fight with Delta

Ludacris
Leaves Without Daughter Epic Fight with Delta

Ludacris landed in Atlanta Monday morning and left one item at the airport ... his 13-year-old daughter ... but Luda says Delta royally screwed up. Sources tell TMZ ... the two were… READ MORE >

- 1228 days ago
Ludacris -- Cash Strapped Rapper Unloads Condos ... Heads for the Hills

Ludacris
Cash Strapped Rapper Unloads Condos Heads for the Hills

Forget the hos and their area codes ... Ludacris is more into realtors in different zip codes now -- he just ditched a sweet West L.A. penthouse condo to move into the Hollywood… READ MORE >

- 1251 days ago
Ludacris -- YEAH, I LIKE THE WNBA ... And I'm Damn Proud Of It!

Ludacris
YEAH, I LIKE THE WNBA And I'm Damn Proud Of It!

Ludacris hit up a professional sporting event this weekend -- but it wasn't the Belmont, or the Stanley Cup, or the big NASCAR race ... dude took his daughter to a WNBA game and TMZ Sports has the… READ MORE >

- 1286 days ago
Jay Z's Strip Club of Choice Sues to Ass-Slap Impostor

Jay Z
Strip Club of Choice Sues to Ass-Slap Impostor

The Atlanta strip club made famous by Jay Z, Outkast, and Ludacris wants a pound of flesh from a Chicago club that has jacked the name.ATL's famed Magic City strip club just filed a lawsuit… READ MORE >

- 1376 days ago
Ludacris Gunning For Full Custody -- Wants Child Support

Ludacris
Gunning For Full Custody ... Wants Child Support

Rapper Ludacris wants to do something so shocking, it will send shock waves through the rap community -- he's fighting for CUSTODY of his kid.Luda and baby mama Tamika Fuller are duking it out in… READ MORE >

- 1392 days ago
Ludacris -- I'm Hurtin' For Cash Because Of Paul Walker's Death

Ludacris
I'm Hurtin' For Cash Because Of Paul Walker's Death

Ludacris can't afford to pay thousands of dollars in child support -- and he's blaming his financial woes on the death of his "Fast and Furious" co-star Paul Walker. Ludacris was in court… READ MORE >

- 1395 days ago
Ludacris' Baby Mama -- He Hasn't Seen His Daughter Yet

Ludacris' Baby Mama
He Hasn't Seen His Daughter Yet

Ludacris is in no hurry to meet his new baby daughter ... it's been nearly a month since the girl was born, and his baby mama says the rapper still hasn't dropped by to take a look.Tamika Fuller… READ MORE >

- 1437 days ago
Ludacris -- My Baby Mama Extorted Me for a Car

Ludacris
My Baby Mama Extorted Me for a Car

Ludacris says the baby mama who is waging war with him gave him a crass ultimatum -- give me a car, or I'm goin' public.Ludacris filed legal docs -- obtained by TMZ -- in which he reveals the… READ MORE >

- 1439 days ago
 Ludacris' GF Eudoxie -- I'm Still Gonna Marry My Fertile Partner

Ludacris' GF
I'm Still Gonna Marry My Fertile Partner

Ludacris' longtime GF Eudoxie is turning a blind eye to her BF's infidelities that produced a kid ... because she's still determined to marry him.Sources close to the couple tell TMZ, Eudoxie… READ MORE >

- 1442 days ago
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