Erykah Badu



  • Birth Name: Erica Abi Wright
  • Birth Place: Dallas, TX
  • Date of Birth / Zodiac Sign: 02/26/1971, Pisces
  • Profession: Singer; songwriter; musician
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Erykah Badu Fast Facts:
  • Worked as a waitress in Steve Harvey's comedy club in Dallas.
  • Appeared nude in public while being filmed for the music video for the song Window Seat; the video ends on the exact spot in Dallas where John F. Kennedy was shot.
  • Known as the First Lady of Neo-Soul.
  • Has appeared in numerous movies including Blues Bothers 2000 and Cider House Rules.
  • Founder of the charity Beautiful Love Incorporated Non-Profit Development (B.L.I.N.D.) to serve inner-city youth through the arts.
  • Is a practicing vegan.
  • Erykah Badu Relationships:
  • Common - Ex-significant Other
  • Jay Electronica - Significant Other
  • Kolleen Wright - Mother
  • William Wright Jr. - Father
  • Mars Merkaba Badu - Daughter
  • AndrĂ© Benjamin - Ex-significant Other
  • Seven Sirius Badu - Son
  • The D.O.C. - Ex-significant Other
  • Puma Sabti Badu - Daughter
  • Erykah Badu Awards:
  • 2002 Grammy: Best R&B Song - Winner
  • 1999 Screen Actors Guild Awards: Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture - Nominee
  • College:
  • Attended Grambling State University, Grambling, LA

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