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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. He is African-American, and has said that he also has Native American ancestry. At nine years old, he started rapping. He attended Emerson Middle School and, eventually, Oak Park and River Forest High School ... See full bio »

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 2015 Magic Mike XXL (writer: "All I Do Is Win" - as Christopher Bridges)
 2015 Pitch Perfect 2 (writer: "All I Do Is Win" - as Christopher Bridges)
 2014/II The Interview (writer: "Yeah!" - as Christopher Bridges)
 2014 22 Jump Street (performer: "22 Jump Street (Theme From The Motion Picture)")
 2013 Fast & Furious 6 (performer: "Rest of My Life") / (writer: "Rest of My Life" - as Christopher B. Bridges)
 2012 The Swan Princess Christmas (performer: "Baby")
 2012 Diary of a Wimpy Kid: Dog Days (writer: "Baby")
 2012 Think Like a Man (performer: "Tonight (Best You Ever Had)")
 2012 Joyful Noise (writer: "Yeah!" - as Christopher Bridges)
 2011 Jumping the Broom (writer: "All I Do Is Win" - as Christopher Bridges)
 2011 Prom (performer: "Break Your Heart") / (writer: "Break Your Heart" - as Christopher Bridges)
 2011 Fast Five (performer: "Furiously Dangerous") / (writer: "Furiously Dangerous" - as Christopher Bridges)
 2010/I Lottery Ticket (performer: "How Low") / (writer: "How Low" - as Christopher Bridges)
 2009 The Hangover (performer: "Yeah!") / (writer: "Yeah!" - as Christopher Bridges)
 2008 Tropic Thunder (performer: "Get Back" (2004)) / (writer: "Get Back" (2004) - as Christopher Bridges)
 2008 Meet Dave (performer: "Money Maker") / (writer: "Money Maker" - as Christopher Bridges)
 2008 Hancock (performer: "Move Bitch")
 2008 Step Up 2: The Streets (performer: "The Potion") / (writer: "The Potion" - as Christopher Bridges)
 2008 Filth and Wisdom (performer: "Money Maker") / (writer: "Money Maker" - as Christopher Brian Bridges)
 2007 Fred Claus (performer: "Ludacrismas") / (producer: "Ludacrismas") / (writer: "Ludacrismas" - as Christopher Bridges)
 2006 ATL (performer: "Georgia", "Move Bitch") / (writer: "Georgia")
 2005 The Longest Yard (as Christopher Bridges, "Get Back (Clean Rock Mix)") / (performer: "Get Back (Clean Rock Mix)")
 2005/I Hitch (performer: "Yeah!" (2004)) / (writer: "Yeah!" (2004) - as Christopher Bridges)
 2004/I Taxi (writer: "Hot & Wet" - as Christopher Brian Bridges)
 2004 Shark Tale (performer: "Gold Digger") / (writer: "Gold Digger" - as Christopher Bridges)
 2004 You Got Served (performer: "Stand Up") / (writer: "Stand Up" - as Christopher Brian Bridges)
 2004 Barbershop 2: Back in Business (writer: "Hot & Wet" - as C. Bridges)
 2003 Bad Boys II (performer: "Rollout (My Business)") / (writer: "Rollout (My Business)", "Move Bitch" - as Christopher Bridges)
 2003 Hollywood Homicide (performer: "Gossip Folks") / (writer: "Gossip Folks" - as Christopher Brian Bridges)
 2003 2 Fast 2 Furious (performer: "Act a Fool", "Pick Up the Phone") / (writer: "Act a Fool", "Pick Up the Phone" - as Christopher Bridges)
 2003 Cradle 2 the Grave (performer: "Break Somethin'") / (writer: "Break Somethin'" - as Christopher Bridges)
 2002 Ali G Indahouse (as Bridges, "ONE MINUTE MAN")
 2002 Empire (performer: "U Got a Problem?")
 2001 How High (performer: "What's Your Fantasy") / (writer: "What's Your Fantasy" - as Christopher Bridges)
 2001 Rush Hour 2 (performer: "Area Codes") / (writer: "Area Codes" - as Christopher Bridges)
 2001 The Fast and the Furious (performer: "Area Codes") / (writer: "Area Codes" - as Christopher Bridges)
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Alternate Names:

Chris 'Ludacris' Bridges | Christopher Brian Bridges | Christopher Bridges | Chris Bridges


5' 8" (1.73 m)

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People are definitely respecting on what I've done on the Hollywood side of things. It's extremely hard to make that transition, so now that I'm here, I'm loving it. See more »


Still drives his 1992 Acura Legend because it "keeps me grounded." See more »


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