Erykah Badu’s rise to global stardom began in 1997 with the release of her debut studio album, Baduizm. Becoming a major critical and commercial success, the album topped music charts in multiple countries and immediately turned her in one of the hottest prospects of the industry. After the highly successful debut, she has gone on to release more hit albums like Mama’s Gun, Worldwide Underground and New Amerykah Part One. Her huge global success and widely admired contributions to the neo-soul musical genre has even earned her the recognition as “the queen of neo-soul”. In addition to music, she over the years has pursued several other ventures as well including fashion designing, modeling, and acting. Now as far as her personal life goes, Erykah Badu is yet to get married but has three children with three different ex-boyfriends.
Erykah Badu Personal Details:
- Complete Name: Erica Abi Wright
- Nicknames: Erykah Badu, MC Apples
- Date of Birth: February 26, 1971
- Birthplace: Dallas, Texas, U.S.
- Nationality: American
- Occupation: Singer, Songwriter
- Zodiac Sign: Pisces
- Eye Color: Green
- Hair Color: Dark Brown (Natural)
Erykah Badu Height Weight Bra Size Body Measurements Facts
Erykah Badu Family Details:
- Father: William Wright Jr.
- Mother: Kolleen Maria Wright (Actress)
- Siblings: Nayrok Wright (Younger Sister), Eevin Wright (Brother)
- Spouse Name: Unmarried
- Children Name: Seven Sirius Benjamin (Son), Puma Sabti Curry and Mars Merkaba Thedford (Daughters)
Erykah Badu Relationships History:
- André Benjamin – Musician (1995-1999)
- Common – Rapper (2000-2002)
- Jay Electronica – Rapper (2004-2009)
- Carl Jones – Film Producer (2013–2018)
Erykah Badu Career Highlights:
- Debut Album: Baduizm (1997)
- First Film: Blues Brothers 2000 (1998)
- First TV Show: Soul Train (1997)
Erykah Badu Distinctive Features:
- Curly Hair
- High Forehead
- Often wears Nose Ring
Erykah Badu Body Measurements:
Singer Erykah Badu height, weight, shoe, bra cup size, and other body measurements statistics complete information is listed below.
- Height in Feet: 5’ 0”
- Height in Centimeters: 152 cm
- Weight in Kilogram: 55 kg
- Weight in Pounds: 121 pounds
- Bra Size: Unknown
- Feet/ Shoe Size: 6 (US)
Erykah Badu Interesting Facts:
- Erykah is a college dropout.
- She initially began rapping as “MC Apples”.
- Badu started performing at the age of just four.
- Some of her major musical influences are Roberta Flack, Stevie Wonder, Chaka Khan, and Marvin Gaye.
- She changed her birth name Erica to Erykah because she considered her original name to be a “slave name”.