Real Name: Christopher Brian Bridges
Born: September 11, 1977
Place of Birth: Champaign, Illinois
Height: 5′ 8″
Industry: Rapper, Actor
Net Worth: $25 Million
Although relatively young at just 38 years old, rapper Ludacris has one of the most recognizable names in the music industry. Like many rappers before him, Ludacris has also expanded his repertoire beyond just making music. He has several movie titles under his name, including the popular Fast and Furious series of films and the groundbreaking 2005 film Crash. He has also landed several one-time television roles on hit television shows like Empire and Law & Order: Special Victims Unit. The rapper is well know for his philanthropy as well. His philanthropic organization, the Ludacris Foundation, has spent millions of dollars in inner cities. The organization focuses on helping increasing educational opportunities and value among youth. Bridges is a highly-lauded entertainer, having won a multitude of awards. His career traces back to 1998, where he served as an intern at an Atlanta radio station while he attended Georgia State University. Bridges has collaborated with a slew of other big names in the rap industry, including Timbaland, Trina, Young Jeezy, Mary J. Blige, R. Kelly, Pharrell and Chris Brown.