|Real Name/Full Name||Andre Lauren Benjamin|
|Nick Name/Celebrated Name:||Andre 3000|
|Birth Place:||Atlanta, Georgia, United States|
|Date Of Birth/Birthday:||27 May 1975|
|Age/How Old:||47 years old|
|Height/How Tall:||In Centimetres – 178 cm
In Feet and Inches – 5′ 10″
|Weight:||In Kilograms – 72 Kg
In Pounds – 159 lbs
|Eye Color:||Dark brown|
|Parents Name:||Father –Lawrence Harvey Walker
Mother –Sharon Benjamin-Hodo
|School:||Tri-Cities High School|
|Kids/Children Name:||Seven Sirius Benjamin|
|Profession:||Musician, actor, record producer, dancer, philanthropist|
|Net Worth:||$40 million|
|Last Updated:||March 2023|
Andre Lauren Benjamin is an American rapper popularly known as Andree 3000. He is also a musician, actor, dancer, record producer and philanthropist famous for the Outkast duo alongside Big Boi, a fellow rapper. He has appeared in a number of films and Cartoon Network animated series. He has also been an entrepreneur and an advocate for human rights. He was listed on the list of ten greatest rappers of all time by Billboard in 2015.
Well, how well do you know about André 3000? If not much, here is what we know about André 3000 to date.
Biography and Early Life
Andree 3000 was born in Atlanta, Georgia, on 27 May 1975. He was born as an only child and was raised by his mother, Sharon Benjamin-Hodo, single-handed, who used to sell real estate. His father, Lawrence Harvey Walker, worked as a collection agent. He grew up in various locations of Atlanta, Georgia, including East Point and Buckhead.
Age, Height, Weight & Body Measurement
So, how old is André 3000 in 2023 and what is his height and weight? Well, André 3000’s age is 47 years old as of today’s date 15th March 2023 having been born on 27 May 1975. Though, he is 5′ 10″ in feet and inches and 178 cm in Centimetres tall, he weighs about 159 lbs in Pound and 72kg in Kilograms.
Talking of Andre’s education, he attended various schools due to the fact that they did not settle in one place. He attended Sutton Middle School, Sarah Smith Elementary School, Northside High School and Tri-Cities High School. From his interest in music from a young age, he formed Outkast while still in high school.
Personal Life: Dating, Girlfriends, Wife, Kids
Andree’s marital status is single, though he has been into several relationships in the past. He began dating Erykah Badu in 1996 and had a son together, Seven Sirius Benjamin, in 1997. His other relationship partners include Karrine Steffans, Sky Nellor, Tiffany Limos, Da Brat and Keisha Spivey.
Is Andree 3000 Gay?
Andree 3000 is straight as far as sexual orientation is concerned. He is neither gay nor bisexual and has not had such rumors. Though he is currently single, he has been through several relationships with ladies. He even has a son from one of his relationships.
Andre 3000 started performing while still in high school. He met Antwan Patton, “Big Boi,” and teamed up to form Outkast. After graduating, Outkast was signed to LaFace record label, and they release their first debut album, “Southernplayalisticadillacmuzik” in 1994. The album went platinum and Source Awards named Outkast Best New Rap Group of the Year after the success of the single, “Player’s Ball.”
Their next two albums, ATLiens and Aquemini, also peaked very well. Their fourth album, “Stankona,” is what gave Benjamin the name Andre 3000. In 2002, their greatest hit album, “Big Boi and Dre Present,” was released. A double album, “Speakerboxxx/The Love Below,” was released in 2003.
Some popular singles like “Hey Ya” and “Rosses” gained much recognition. The single, Hey Ya, was loved by Rolling Stone and declared it on The 500 Greatest Songs of All Time. Their sixth album, Idlewild, was released in 2006. In total, the duo has released thirty-two singles, one video album and one compilation album.
Apart from the duo, Andre has been a solo artist and has not less than twenty-six singles. His most popular singles include “Green Light,” “Millionaire,” “What a Job,” and “Royal Flush.” Andre has made various appearances in films such as The Shield, Families and Four Brothers. He also cast in the Outkast film Idlewild as Percival. In Charlotte’s Web, he voiced a crow.
As an entrepreneur, he was part of A Band Apart Company until its closure in 2006. He formed his own company, Moxie Turtle. In 2008, Andre launched his own clothing line, “Benjamin Bixby.”
Andre has received various awards and nominations both for his solo career and duo as well. He has won a total of six Grammy Awards and twenty-two nominations from the same. He was nominated by Independent Spirit Award as Best Male Lead in 2013. He has also won MTV Video Music Award and Nickelodeon Kids’ Choice Awards. The Outkast duo has won five BET Awards, four American Music Awards and three MTV Europe Music Awards.
Net Worth, Salary & Earnings of Andre 3000 in 2023
Andree 3000 has made a great fortune from his career as he has an estimated net worth of $40 million as of 2023. He has acquired his wealth from the sale of his albums. He has also made various appearances in films and also lent his voice in video games. He owns his clothing line, which is a great source of his income.
Some Interesting Facts You Need To Know
- Andre has never released a solo album other than The Love Below, which was released as half of Outkast, Speakerboxxx/The Love Below.
- In 2014, he was voted by the People of Ethical Treatment of Animals. He was said to be the sexiest world Vegetarian Celebrity.
- In March 2009, he found himself behind bars after overspeeding to a limit of 109 mph instead of 65 mph.
Andre 3000 has been ranked among the most popular rappers in the world. His success throughout his career is part of the Outkast duo. Apart from music, he is an actor and an entrepreneur, which has greatly contributed to his success.