Ruben Studdard Bio

(Singer and Actor)

Relationship Statistics of Ruben Studdard

What is Ruben Studdard marital status ? (single, married, in relation or divorce):Divorce
Is Ruben Studdard having any relationship affair ?: No
Is Ruben Studdard gay ?: No

More about the relationship

Ruben Studdard’s current relationship status is single.

Previously, he was married to Surata Zuri McCants. The wedding took place on the 28th of June 2008 at a private ceremony that took place in Mountain Brook, Alabama.

The former couple first met in October 2006. At the time, Studdard was signing for CDs at Wal-Mart in Atlanta. They divorced back in April 2012. However, they had the cleanest divorce among them as they had a prenup contract between them.

Zuri has a daughter, Kobi from her previous relationship.

Who is Ruben Studdard?

American Ruben Studdard is a gospel and R&B, Pop singer and actor. Studdard is renowned as the winner of the second season of American Idol.

Last, in 2016, he appeared in the romantic movie, I Need A Man as David.

Ruben Studdard- Birth, Age, Ethnicity, Parents, Siblings

He was born as Christopher Ruben Studdard on the 12th of September 1978 in Frankfurt, Germany. Both of his parents Kevin (father) and Emily (mother) are teachers by profession.

He has an elder brother, Kevin Studdard who passed away in 2018. Ruben is of All-American ethnicity.

Studdard’s Education, Early Life

He graduated from Huffman High School. During High School days, he was a part of football. Later, he earned the sports scholarship at Alabama A & M University.

In 2000, he graduated from the university with Honors in music.

Early Life

At the age of three, he started singing for the Baptist Chruch. Later, he continued singing for the gospel in the church. Also, he began to perform in the local choir.

Ruben Studdard- Professional Career

Singing Career

– Ruben Studdard’s career as a singer took a great turn when he was selected for the 2nd season of the American Idol. Also, he won the show putting the singer, Clay Aiken in the second position. After the show, his fame as a singer rose instantly.

– After the show, he released the first singles, Flying Without Wings that peaked at the position of 2nd in the Billboard Hot 100.

– Following the singles, he released his debut album, Soulful under the recording label, J.19. The album even earned the platinum certification by RIAA. Also, the album became commercially successful.

– After that, his second gospel-based album, I Need An Angel also peaked the number 1 in the Gospel Chart of Billboard 200. Also, the album received the gold certification by RIAA.

– Following the album, he released the album like The Return, Love Is, and Letters from Birmingham.

TV and Acting Career

– On the 15th of October 2013, he made his appearance in NBC’s reality series, The Biggest Loser. In the season finale, he revealed that he lost 119 pounds that he ended up losing 119 pounds of weight and ending up at a weight of 343 pounds.

– After a successful career as a singer, he started exploring acting as his career option. In December 2018, he made his Broadway debut with the play, Ruben & Clay’s First Annual Christmas Carol Family Fun Pageant Spectacular Reunion Show.

– As an actor, he has made in the TV series like 8 Simple Rules, Eve, and Life on a Stick. Apart from that, he also appeared in the movies like I Need A Man and Lifted.

Ruben’s Awards, Nomination

  • 2003- Teen Choice Award for American Idol: The Search for a Superstar. 
  • 2004- Nominated for Grammy Awards.
  • 2005- Nominated for BET Awards.

Ruben Studdard- Net Worth, Salary

Through his career as a singer and an actor, he has made the estimated net worth of $3 million. As a singer, his earnings are in the range of $21k to $208k. Apart from that, he also earns through his musical concerts and albums.

Apart from that, his earnings as an actor range from $19k to $208k. Besides that, his earnings through his Youtube channel are in the range of $1.3k – $20.6k.

Ruben Studdard’s Controversy, Rumors

Till the date, he has not been a part of any sort of controversy that created a buzz in the media.

Body Measurements: Height, Weight

Ruben Studdard is a black eye with a shaved head. His height is 6 feet and 3 inches and weighs around 155 kg.

Social Media Presence

Ruben has 93.3k followers on Instagram, 90.3k on Twitter, and 183k on Facebook.

On Twitter, he is following the personalities like Elizabeth Warren, Bernie Sanders, and Barack Obama.

He also has a self-titled YouTube channel with 108k subscribers with 54 million viewers.


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