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With a voice as big as his much-discussed girth, this soulful singer became the second American Idol winner in 2003. Raised singing gospel music, he attended college on a football scholarship before switching his focus to showbiz. Markedly different from h… (more)

Birth Name: Christopher Ruben Studdard

Birth Place: Frankfurt, West Germany

Birthday: September 12, 1978, Virgo

Profession: Singer

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American Idol Goes to the Movies: Who Showed Star Quality?

American Idol headed to Tinseltown in Week 3, with the Top 11 choosing their favorite songs from movie soundtracks to perform. This week is important because only the Top 10 finalists will be included on the Idol summer tour, meaning that whoever get… Read more

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Ruben Studdard: Kenny Loften Writes R&B Music
Did you know MLB legend Kenny Lofton writes R&B music in his spare time and wrote one of the songs on Ruben Studdard's biggest album?!
Lady Gaga, R. Kelly to Perform After Obama's Speech at Selma
On Saturday, President Obama will give a speech to commemorate the anniversary of the Selma-to-Montgomery march, which is marked each year by the Annu (more…)
Ruben Studdard Supports Clay Aiken For Congress: "You'll Be Proud To Call Him Your Congressman"
Clay Aiken has the support of one celeb when it comes to his run for Congress: his American Idol pal Ruben Studdard! Studdard, who beat Aiken on the s (more…)
Former Idol Star Ruben Studdard Files For Divorce
Everyone's favorite American Idol Teddy Bear, Ruben Studdard, has just filed for divorce from his wife of three years. Hey everyone this is Ani Esmail (more…)

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Biggest Loser's Ruben Studdard Teams with David Foster to Celebrate Weight-loss Journey

What better way for a singer to celebrate his weight loss than by collaborating on a tune with a wor…

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Top Moments: Mentalist Goes Up in Flames, Walking Dead's Villainous Return

Our top moments of the week: 15. Craziest Bombshell: As Real Housewives of Beverly Hills fans, and…

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Watch Idol Ruben Studdard's Shocking Biggest Loser Elimination

The Velvet Teddy Bear couldn't cut the mustard.

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The Tuesday Playlist: Super Agents and Superheroes, An Idol turned Loser

The periods are a giveaway. The more I watch ABC's lighter-than-helium super-spy romp Marvel's Agent…

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American Idol Winner Ruben Studdard Talks Biggest Loser

Ruben Studdard was living the good life when he won American Idol. Now he's living on The Biggest Lo…

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American Idol Winner Ruben Studdard to Compete on The Biggest Loser

Will the "Velvet Teddy Bear" come out on top? American Idol's Season 2 winner Ruben Studdard will co…


  • Birth Name: Christopher Ruben Studdard
  • Birth Place: Frankfurt, West Germany
  • Birthday: September 12, 1978, Virgo
  • Profession: Singer

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