Ruben Studdard

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Ruben Studdard was born on September 12, 1978 in Frankfurt, West Germany. He is an actor and producer, known for American Idol (2002), Obsessed (2009) and Scooby-Doo 2: Monsters Unleashed (2004). He was previously married to Surata Zuri McCants. See full bio »

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Known For

American Idol Self / Self - Finalist / Self - Guest / Self - Performer / Performer / Self - Audience / Self - Audience Member / Self - Mentor
Obsessed Soundtrack
The Second Chance Soundtrack


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 2016 I Need A Man
 2014 Stakes (Short)
 2011 The Perfect Gift
Michael Harris
 2010 Lifted
Pastor Johnson
 2009 Ciara Feat. Jeezy: Never Ever (Music Video)
Ruben Studdard
 2006 Eve (TV Series)
- Oh, Brother (2006) ... Paul
 2005 All of Us (TV Series)
Grown Bobby
- Baby Got (Flash) Back (2005) ... Grown Bobby
 2005 Life on a Stick (TV Series)
- Fish Song (2005) ... Bobby
 2005 8 Simple Rules (TV Series)
- C.J.'s Real Dad (2005) ... Guy
 2004 Scooby-Doo 2: Monsters Unleashed
Ruben Studdard
 2004 One on One (TV Series)
Ruben Studdard
- The Catch (2004) ... Ruben Studdard
 2003 Luther Vandross: Dance with My Father (Music Video)
Ruben Studdard
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Other Works:

CD: "The Return" (J) See more »

Publicity Listings:

1 Interview | 4 Articles | 2 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »

Official Sites:

Cameo | Facebook | See more »


6' 3" (1.91 m)


Surata Zuri McCants  (divorced)

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Personal Quote:

I don't have any concerns about my weight. I've always been healthy. I eat right. I'm just a big dude. I've always been happy with the person I am. So that will never change. See more »


Beat Clay Aiken to win American Idol 2003. See more »


His 205 jersey which represents Birmingham area code


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