Sep. 12th, 1978
Frankfurt, West Germany
Ruben Studdard's Main TV Roles
Main Movie Roles2004 - Scooby-Doo 2: Monsters Unleashed
Guest TV Roles
Himself - Guest
Himself - Season 15 Contestant
- 2003 American Idol Winner!
- Beat 'Clay Aiken' (qv) to win American Idol 2003.
- At his first audition for "American Idol", he sang 'Luther Vandross' (qv)' "Superstar".
- Attended A&M University in Alabama, where he was a football player.
- Got a record deal with J records
- In 'Ricky Acker' (qv)'s 2003 film _Night and Day (2003)_ (qv), there is a scene where the bum is harassing Craig and this was shot carefully around the arrival of Ruben's guests for his 25th birthday party at the Birmingham Museum of Art. A multi-colored "RS" is visible several times in the background of the scene on the museum wall.
- Was considered for the role of "Fat Albert". He was later passed over in favor of 'Kenan Thompson' (qv).
- His post-Idol single, which later appeared on his album Soulful, "Flying Without WIngs" climbed as high as the #2 spot on the US charts.