LL Cool J


Birthday January 14, 1968

Birth Sign Capricorn

Birthplace Long Island, NY

Age 56 years old

#3418 Most Popular


One of the first true rap superstars, his debut album, Radio, went platinum back in 1985. His 1990 studio album, Mama Said Knock You Out, is considered one of the best hip-hop albums of all time. He also became an actor, appearing in the films Any Given Sunday and SWAT and joining the cast of the CBS series NCIS: Los Angeles in 2009. 

Before Fame

He was raised by Ondrea and James Smith in Bay Shore, New York. 


Some of his popular singles include "I Need Love," "Around the Way Girl," and "Hey Lover." 

Family Life

He married Simone Johnson on August 7, 1995 and they had four children together, Samaria, Nina, Italia, and Najee. 

Associated With

His 2008 album, Exit 13, was produced by 50 Cent


LL Cool J Highlights
LL Cool J Highlights