Ludacris whose birth name is Christopher Brian Bridges is an American-born rapper as well as the actor. He is also the Disturbing the Peace’s founder. The fact that he earned $8 million in 2014 made Forbes feature him in its list of Hip-Hop Cash Kings. During the 2000s, Ludacris, Andre 3000 and Big Boi became not only the first but also the most influential rappers from Dirty South to attain mainstream success. Now let’s have a close look at Ludacris net worth in 2018.
Ludacris was born in 1977 on 11th September as Christopher Brian Bridges. He was born to R0berta Shields as well as Wayne Brian Bridges. He was their only child. His birthplace was Champaign, Illinois.
Later, he moved to Chicago where he joined Emerson Middle School, Oak Park. Subsequently, he enrolled at Oak Park & River Forest High School. He stayed there for a year. For another year, Ludacris was a student at Centreville High School since he was residing in Centreville, Virginia. Then, he went to Banneker High School, Atlanta, Georgia where he graduated in 1995. He was studying at Georgia State University between 1998 and 1999 pursuing music management.
Ludacris and the late Richard Pryor who was a comedian were cousins.
On August 2001, Ludacris welcomed a baby girl into the world. He gave her the name Karma Bridges. The mother of the child was am attorney hailing from Atlanta whom they had a relationship.
He and his longtime friend called Tamika Fuller have a daughter called Cai Bella Bridges. She was born in December 2013.
Despite that, Ludacris has been dating Eudoxie Mbouguiengue since 2009. She is a model from Gabon. Both the engagement and the wedding happened on the same day in the same place. They happened on 26th December 2014 in Costa Rica. In June of the following year, Mbouguiengue announced that they were blessed with a daughter.
At the age of nine, Ludacris made his debut in music. That is when he began rapping. He became a DJ for a brief period and then released his debut album titled Incognegro (2000). That same year, he released another one called Back for the First Time. In 2001, 2003 and 2004, Ludacris released three more namely Word of Mouf, Chicken-n-Beer as well as The Red Light District, respectively.
In 2006 and 2008, Ludacris released Release Therapy and Theater of the Mind, respectively. In the 2010s, his albums include Battle of the Sexes and Ludaversal.
In addition to that, he is an actor best known for portraying the role of Tej Parker in 2 Fast 2 Furious. Other appearances are on New Year’s Eve, Gamer, Crash as well as Empire among others. He has also voiced characters in video games such as Def Jam series and Forza Horizon 2.
Awards & Achievements
Ludacris has received several nominations as well as awards. They include 9 BET, 3 Grammy, 1 MTV Video Music, and 1 Screen Actors Guild Awards. In addition to the 16 awards, he has had 41 nominations.
Net Worth of Ludacris
Ludacris has an estimated net worth of about $32 million. Various jobs have contributed significantly to his current wealth. First, he is a musician who now has nine albums hence earns from their sales. Secondly, he has not only played various roles but also voice acted in films as well as the video games. He also appears in commercials. Ludacris also owns a record label.
Ludacris is evidently an icon in the music industry who has won several awards because of his excellent performance. He is an actor and a record producer. Besides that, he is a philanthropist who has worked tirelessly to equip New Orleans’ library shelves with books.