|Birdman Quick Info|
|Height||5 ft 10¾ in|
|Date of Birth||February 15, 1969|
Birdman is an American rapper and record executive who co-founded Cash Money Records with his older brother in 1992. Birdman has released several albums and tracks such as Fast Money, Birdman, Priceless, 5 Star Stunna, Baby You Can Do It (ft. Toni Braxton), Neck of the Woods (ft. Lil Wayne), Get Your Shine On (ft. Lil Wayne), Written on Her (ft. Jay Sean), Y.U. Mad (ft. Nicki Minaj and Lil Wayne), Shoutout (ft. French Montana and Gudda Gudda), What Happened to That Boy (ft. Clipse), and Money to Blow (ft. Drake and Lil Wayne). In addition to that, Birdman was also one-half of the musical duo Big Tymers, along with Mannie Fresh. Big Tymers went on to release multiple albums and songs like How You Luv That, Hood Rich, I Got That Work, Big Money Heavyweight, Won’t Be Coming Back, No Love, Designer Caskets, and Get Your Roll On.
Bryan Christopher Brooks
Birdman, The #1 Stunna, Baby, Beatrice, Bubba, B-32, Big Tymer
Charity Hospital, New Orleans, Louisiana, United States
Birdman might not have studied much as he lost his parents at a young age and was homeless and out of money.
Rapper, record producer, entrepreneur
- Father – Johnnie Williams (was a pimp and Vietnam veteran)
- Mother – Gladys Brooks
- Siblings – Ronald “Suga Slim” Williams (Older Brother) (Businessman), Tamara Williams (Sister)
Hip hop, trap, southern hip hop
Cash Money Records, Republic Records, Universal Republic Records
His net worth had been $100 Million according to CelebrityNetWorth.com.
5 ft 10¾ in or 179.5 cm
84 kg or 185 pounds
Girlfriend / Spouse
Birdman has dated –
- Just Brittany – It is RUMORed that he hooked up with rapper Just Brittany in the past.
- Mia Dumas (1995-2000) – In May 1995, Birdman started dating Mia Dumas. After two years, they welcomed a son Bryan in February 1997 and later a daughter Bria in March 1998. They separated in August 2000 after dating for more than 5 years.
- Trina (1998) – From May to July 1998, rappers Birdman and Trina dated each other.
- Kimora Lee Simmons (1999-2014) – Fashion designer Kimora Lee Simmons and Birdman were RUMORed to be an item from May 1999 to February 2014.
- Tamar Braxton (2002) – He had a fling with singer and television personality Tamar Braxton in June 2002.
- Grace Chavez (2011-2016) – Model Grace Chavez and Birdman started dating in February 2011. They dated together ON and OFF for almost 5 years and called it quits in January 2016.
- Keyshia Cole (2014) – From January 2014 to September 2014, singer Keyshia Cole and Birdman dated each other.
- Toni Braxton (2016-Present) – Though the rapper had some ladies in his life if his words are to be believed, he was in love with Tony for more than two decades. He admitted to it during an episode of Braxton Family Values (via E! News). Birdman started dating her somewhere in April 2016. The couple had tried their best to keep their relationship status a secret and had been successful in doing so to a large extent. The rumors of their split keep popping up even after their engagement in early 2018. The couple even faked their break-up to keep the media at bay. However, their attempt to keep their relationship a secret had even kept Toni’s family wondering whether or not they are together.
Race / Ethnicity
A body covered in tattoos
GTVodka, Lugz Shoes, etc.
Best Known For
Co-founding Ca$h Money Records and giving hit singles like Money to Blow, Stuntin’ Like My Daddy, Pop Bottles, etc.
Birdman released his first album Birdman on November 26, 2002, in the US. It reached #4 in Hop Hop albums list and was certified as “Gold” in America.
In 2000, he appeared in the action crime film Baller Blockin’ as Beatrice.
First TV Show
In 2000, Birdman guest appeared as himself in the music documentary Making the Video as himself.
- He lost his mom when he was 2 and his father when he was 5.
- He considers rapper Lil Wayne as his son.
- He was homeless while growing up. As a result, he sold drugs and did robberies to earn some money. At 16, he was arrested due to that.
- Birdman spent 22 months in Elayn Hunt Correctional Center as he was arrested for drug possession.
- In 1991, he co-founded a record label “Cash Money Records” with his older brother.
- In 2012, Forbes estimated his personal wealth at the US $125 million.
- In 2010, he started with his brother Bronald Oil and Gas, LLC, an oil and gas exploration company.
- In April 2016, he started a clothing line “Respek.”
- He was detained for a pound of marijuana possession in November 2007 in Kingsport.
- From 1995 to 2005, he was a part of the rap group Big Tymers along with Mannie Fresh.
- He bought a 19,000-square-foot mansion in Miami Beach for $14.5 million in 2012 which has 9 bedrooms and 17 bathrooms.