Andre 3000 (Biography, Musical, Movies, And TV Career)

Andre 3000 is a famous singer, additionally called, He was born in Atlanta, Georgia. He is likewise a rapper, singer, songwriter, musician, film manufacturer, and actor. He is considered to be one of the well-known rappers. He is well recognized for being part of the southern hip-hop duo OutKast along with fellow rapper Big Bio.

Biography of Andre 3000:

Name André Lauren Benjamin
Nick Name Andre 3000
Also known as Benjamin André

Johnny Vulture

3 Stacks


Sunny Bridges

Date of Brith May 27, 1975
Age 48( as per 2023)
Birthplace Atlanta, Georgia, U.S.
Height 178 cm
Weight 72 Kg (159 lbs)
Gender Male
Nationality American
Eye Colour Dark brown
Hair Colour Black
Education Tri-Cities High School
Genres Hip hop
Occupations Rapper



record producer



Works Discography


Instruments Vocals




Years active 1992–present
Labels Epic



Purple Ribbon

Formerly of Outkast

Dungeon Family

Zodiac Sign Gemini
Sexual Orientation Straight
Partner Erykah Badu (1995–1999)
Children 1
Kids/Children Name Seven Sirius Benjamin
Parent Lawrence Harvey Walker, Sharon Benjamin-Hodo

Early life:

Andre 3000  was born in Atlanta, Georgia on May 27, 1975. His father was a real estate seller “Sharon Benjamin”. His single mother grew him in Atlanta. Andre 3000 started his education at Sarah Smith Elementary School, Suton Middle School, Northside High School, McClarin Success Academy, and Tries City School.

André 3000

Andre 3000 Musical Career:

Andre 3000 met with “Big Boi” Patton at the age of 16 at the “Lenox Square” shopping mall. They are studying at the same school and formed a team OutKast. They released their album Southernplayalisticadillacmuzik in 1994 and also released their album “Players Ball” in 1995 this album was certified Platinum by the RIAA and  Outkast was named “Best New Rap Group of the Year” in the same year (1995).

Outkast released their two albums “ATLiens, and Aquimini” with trip-hop, soul, and jungle. Their fourth album “Stankonia” Benjamin’s new alias Andre 3000 and added Mr Jackson to his group which hit number 1 on the Billboard HOT 100. 

André 3000 with Father

In 2002,  released his album Big Bow and Dre Present…… Outkast.

Andre 3000 was referenced in the song “Till I Collapse” in 2002 by Eminen, who considered him one of the best rappers ever.

In 2003, OutKast released Speakerboxxx/The Love Below, a double album that highlighted the differences in the musical styles of the group’s two members. 

In 2006, OutKast released their album Idlewild, which was also used for the soundtrack of the group’s musical film Idlewild. In 2014, Outkast celebrated its 20th anniversary of performing 40 and more than 40 worldwide festivals during the summer/spring of 2014.

Andre 3000 Solo Career:

Andree started rapping in 2007 appearing on various remixes including “Walk It Out”, “Throw Some D’s”, “You”, and Jay-Zs “30 Something”. He contributed to many songs like “International Players Anthem”,
Devin the Dude’s “What a Job”, Fonzworth Bentley’s “Everybody”, and Big Boi’s ” Royal Flush alongside Raekwon

Andre 3000 also worked with Q-Tip on the song “Be Brave” which was released on on Q-Tip’s 2008 album The Renaissance. He also appeared on the track “Green Light” from Legend’s album Evolver, which was released on October 28, 2008.

On January 18, 2011, Kesha released “The Sleazy Remix”,  which tells about Andra 3000. On June 24, 2011, Beyoncé’s fourth studio album, entitled 4, was released. 

Andra 3000  featured on the track “Party”, his first collaboration with the singer. The song was later nominated for the Award for Best Rap/Sung Collaboration at the 2012 Grammy Awards. 

Benjamin continued his string of guest appearances throughout the year, featuring on Lloyd’s song “Dedication to My Ex (Miss That)”, Lil Wayne’s “Interlude”, and Drake’s “The Real Her”. He also featured on the track “Play the Guitar” by B.o.B.

On July 12, 2012, Channel Orange, the album by the singer-songwriter Odd Future was released. In 2013, the film The Great Gatsby was released which used their soundtracks. In 2014 Andre 3000 worked on a song entitled “Benz Friendz”.

 In 2015 Andre 3000 surprise guest appearance on the track “Hello” from Erykah Badu’s mixtape But You Caint Use My Phone. In 2016, Andre 3000 performed background vocals on the track “30 Hours” by Kanye West from his album The Life of Pablo.

André 3000 with Erykah Badu

On September 3, 2021, as part of Drake’s ongoing feud with Kanye West, Drake shared the West and Benjamin collaboration “Life of the Party” on his Sirius XM radio show. 

On November 14, 2023, Andre 3000 announced his first solo studio album New Blue Sun, which was released on November 17, 2023.

Andre 3000 movies, TV shows, and Video Games:

Andre 3000  has acted in films and television series such as Families, The Shield, Be Cool, Revolver, Semi-Pro, High Life, Four Brothers, and in the lead role of Jimi Hendrix in All Is by My Side. Andre 3000 also worked as Fredwynn on the AMC series Dispatches from Elsewhere. Andree 3000 was recognized for his Cartoon Network animated series Class of 3000 (2006-2008).

André 3000 with Son Seven Sirius Benjamin

Andre 3000 movies:

Year Film Role Notes
2002 Hip Hop Uncensored Vol. 3: Hustlemania Himself
Uncovered: The Series-Outkast Himself
2003 Hollywood Homicide Silk Brown
Soundz of Spirit Himself
Volcano High Kim Kyung-soo MTV English dub
2004 The Industry Himself
2005 Be Cool Dabu
Four Brothers Jeremiah Mercer
Volcano High Kim Yung Soo Voice only
Revolver Avi
2006 Idlewild Percival
Charlotte’s Web Elwyn Voice only
Scary Movie 4 Jack Uncredited
2007 Fracture George
Battle in Seattle Django
2008 Semi-Pro Clarence Withers/Coffee Black/Downtown “Funky Stuff” Malone/

Sugar Dunkerton/”Jumping” Johnny Johnson

2010 The After Party: The Last Party 3 Himself
2012 Diary of a Decade: The Story of a Movement Himself
2013 Jimi: All Is by My Side Jimi Hendrix Nominated— Independent Spirit Award for Best Male Lead
2015 Dominique Belongs to Us Narrator
2016 The Art of Organized Noize Himself
2018 High Life They
The Andre 3000 Documentary Himself
2021 Sign the Show: Deaf Culture, Access & Entertainment Himself
2022 Showing Up Eric
White Noise Elliot Lasher


Year Show Role Notes
1995 Martin Himself Episode: “All the players came”
2004; 2008 The Shield Robert Huggins 2 episodes, including the series finale episode
2006–2008 Class of 3000 Sunny Bridges Creator, 26 episodes
2016 American Crime Michael LaCroix Recurring
2016 Brad Neely’s Harg Nailin’ Sclopio Peepio Himself/Senator Harvey Episode: “For Aretha”
2020 Dispatches from Elsewhere Fredwynn Main role

Video game.

Year Title Role Notes
2005 L.A. Rush Himself voice roles

As of the latest estimates, André 3000’s net worth is approximately $45 million.

Awards and nominations:

Year Nominated work Category Result
1999 “Rosa Parks” Best Rap Performance By a Duo or Group Nominated
2002 “Ms. Jackson” Won
Record of the Year Nominated
Best Short-Form Music Video Nominated
Stankonia Album of the Year Nominated
Best Rap Album Won
2003 “The Whole World” (with Killer Mike) Best Rap Performance By a Duo or Group Won
2004 “Hey Ya!” Record of the Year Nominated
Best Urban/Alternative Performance Won
Best Short-Form Music Video Nominated
OutKast Producer of the Year, Non-Classical Nominated
Speakerboxxx/The Love Below Best Rap Album Won
Album of the Year Won
2006 Love. Angel. Music. Baby. (as producer) Nominated
2007 “Idlewild Blue (Don’t Chu Worry ‘Bout Me)” Best Urban/Alternative Performance Nominated
“Mighty ‘O'” Best Rap Performance By a Duo or Group Nominated
2008 “International Player’s Anthem (I Choose You)” (with UGK) Nominated
2009 “Royal Flush” (with Big Boi & Raekwon) Nominated
“Green Light” (with John Legend) Best Rap/Sung Collaboration Nominated
2012 “Party” (with Beyoncé) Nominated
2013 “I Do” (with Young Jeezy, Drake & Jay-Z) Best Rap Performance Nominated
Channel Orange (as a featured artist) Album of the Year Nominated
2020 “Come Home” (with Anderson Paak) Best R&B Performance Won
2024 “Scientists & Engineers” (with Killer Mike, Future & Eryn Allen Kane) Best Rap Performance Pending
Best Rap Song Pending

Andre 3000 Net Worth:

As of the latest estimates, André 3000’s net worth is approximately $45 million.

Instagram Handle of Andre 3000:

Andre 3000 has an account on Instagram,  884k followers, popular in the world. Andree 3000 follow back no person. Andree 300 posts 4 pictures on Instagram and has thousands of likes on them.

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In conclusion, André 3000’s story is a tapestry of artistic brilliance, resilience, and cultural impact. His journey, marked by perplexity, burstiness, and specificity, serves as an inspiration for aspiring artists worldwide. André 3000 remains an enduring icon, transcending boundaries and leaving an indelible mark on the world of entertainment.

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