Ludacris turns 36 years old today (Wednesday).
- Ludacris was born Christopher Brian Bridges in Champaign, Illinois.
- He released his debut album, Back for the First Time, in 2000. It spun off the singles "Southern Hospitality" and "What's Your Fantasy."
- Subsequent albums included 2001's Word of Mouf, 2003's Chicken-n-Beer and 2008's Theater of the Mind. His latest record, Battle of the Sexes, was released in 2010.
- Luda is slated to release Ludaversal on September 24th.
- His acting resume includes 2 Fast 2 Furious, Hustle and Flow and Max Payne.
- Non-rap fans probably know Ludacris best for his feud with conservative talk-show hostBill O'Reilly.
- Ludacris's awards include a Screen Actors Guild award, a Critic's Choice award and three Grammys.