LL Cool J is a famous American actor, rapper, record producer, songwriter and entrepreneur. The songs that make him popular are Luv U better, ICan’t Live Without My Radio, Accidental Racist, Doin It, Head Sprung, etc. He knows for his two hit albums and 14 studio albums. Besides recordings and music, he also worked in movies such as Any Given Sunday, Too Deep, and S.W.A.T.
LL is one of the initial rappers to aim for commercial success along with fellow new school hip hops acts like Run DMC and Beastie Boys. He has been awarded two times Grammy Awards and is famous for his hit Hip Hop songs, such as Rock the Bells, Going Back to Cali, I’m Bad, Mama Said Knock You Out, The Boomin System, R&B, etc. Additionally, he became the 1st rapper to achieve the Kennedy Center Honors in the year 2017.
LL Cool J, whose full name is Ladies Love Cool James, first released his song I Need a Beat in 1984, bringing him fame and name. In the same year, he started his music program at Manhattan Center High School. He became a celebrity at the age of 16. On November 1985, LL made his debut studio album titled Radio, which helped achieve platinum status. In 1987, he released their second album, Bigger and Defer, which became a notable album in the United States and topped the hip-hop charts.
L.L. Cool J was born on 14 Jan 1968 in the family of James Louis Smith and Ondrea Griffith. He started rapping at the age of 9. He was sent to Hillcrest High School but dropped out to focus entirely on his rapping career.
How tall is
L.L. Cool J
- 88 (m), 6 feet 1 inch
Net Worth: About $120 Million
- Occupation: Rapper, songwriter, singer, and recorder
- Full Name: Cameron Riley Monaghan
- Worked on: rapping
- Age: As of 2023, 55 years old
- Date of Birth: 14 Jan 1968
- Place of Birth: Bay Shore, New York, U.S.
- Star: Capricorn
- Gender: Male
- Eye colour: Black
- Hair colour: Black
- Ethnicity: Black
- Nationality: American
- Married: One time
- Body Measurements: 46-36-34
- Height in cm: 187 cm
- in kg: 96 kgs
- in Pounds: 212 Ibs
- Father’s name: James Louis Smith
- Mother’s name: Ondrea Griffith
- Siblings: N/A
- Children: 4
- Wife/Girlfriend: Simone Smith