Andre 3000 wife and familyEdit
Erykah Badu (ex-partner)
- Date of birth: February 26, 1971 (49 years)
- Zodiac sign: Pisces
She is a music artist whose real name is Erica Abi Wright. A winner of 4 Grammys, she has recorded 5 studio albums, including 3-time platinum Baduizm. What is more, Badu tried her hand at acting in The Cider House Rules, House of D and What Men Want films plus some television projects.
Erykah and Andre’s romantic involvement started in 1995 after they got acquainted at a club. In 1997, they welcomed a son but called it quits in two years. Despite separation, these two remain good friends and co-parents. They even recorded the song Hello together while Andre dedicated single Ms. Jackson to Badu’s mom.
Erykah is also a mother of two daughters: Puma with rapper The D.O.C. (born in 2004) and Mars with Jay Electronica (born in 2009).
Dominique Maldonado (partner)
- Date of birth: June 19, 1985 (35 years)
- Zodiac sign: Gemini
Duration of relationship: 2014 – present time
Dominique is a music executive who used to work with Q-Tip. She is the founder of Leaders of the New Cool Concert Series and director of Warner Records. Maldonado reportedly started dating Andre in 2014 and in 2016, they got engaged at Coachella.
Andre 3000 kids
Seven Sirius Benjamin (son with Erykah)
- Date of birth: November 18, 1997 (22 years)
- Zodiac sign: Scorpio
Seven is the celebrity’s only child and his dad’s absolute lookalike. He is a smart guy who was accepted in four colleges he applied to and decided to study psychology, arts and science. Seven prefers to stay away from the limelight and doesn’t seem to have any plans to enter the entertainment industry.
Lawrence Walker (father)
Date of birth: 1948
Date of death: February 12, 2014 (age 66)
Lawrence was a collections agent. After separating with Sharon, he had a tense relationship with his son, but they reconciled. In 2004, Lawrence even attended Polaroid/OutKast Grammy Party. In 2014, the man passed away after having a heart attack.
Sharon Benjamin-Hodo (mother)
- Date of birth: February 28, 1955
- Date of death: May 28, 2013 (58 years)
- Zodiac sign: Pisces
Sharon was a real estate agent and philanthropist. Together with the New Morning Light Baptist Church, she established The Starlight Camp for underprivileged children. After her breakup with Lawrence, the woman tied knots with pastor Robert Hodo.
Sharon raised Andre single-handedly and the celebrity admitted that he was a mama’s boy. The woman was very strict, but she was everything for her only child. That’s why, when she died in 2013, just one day after the artist’s birthday, he suffered a lot. In 2018, Andre dedicated songs Me&My (To Bury Your Parents) and Look Ma No Hands to Sharon and his late dad.
Andre 3000 doesn’t have any siblings.
Andre 3000 gained recognition in the 1990s as a part of Outkast hip hop duo with Big Boi. They presented 6 albums, including diamond-certified Speakerboxxx/The Love Below, and earned numerous accolades, including 6 Grammys and 4 American Music Awards. Following the Outkast’s disbandment in 2006, Andre had a hiatus and recorded his first EP Look Ma No Hands only in 2018. Additionally, he deals with acting and has appeared in Be Cool, Four Brothers, Battle in Seattle, Semi-Pro, Jimi: All Is by My Side films.