André Lauren Benjamin, better known by his stage name André 3000, is an American rapper, singer-songwriter, multi-instrumentalist, record producer and actor, best known for being part of hip-hop duo OutKast alongside fellow rapper Big Boi. As an actor, Benjamin has made appearances in a number of TV series and films, including Families, The Shield, Be Cool, Revolver, Semi-Pro, Four Brothers, and the leading role of Jimi Hendrix in All Is By My Side. In addition to music and acting, Benjamin has also been an active entrepreneur. In the spring of 2008, he launched a clothing line called Benjamin Bixby. He has also been an advocate for animal rights. He is also known for his work on the Cartoon Network animated series Class of 3000.
- Born: May 27, 1975 (age 43), Atlanta
- Spouse: Erykah Badu
- Aliases: 3000, Andre 3000, Andre 3K, Andre Benjamin, André "André 3000" Benjamin, André Benjamin, André Lauren Benjamin, Benjamin André, Cupid Valentino, Dookie, Dookie Blossom Gain the 3rd, Dre, Dré, Feat, Ice Cold, Johnny Vulture, Possum Aloysius Jenkins, Possum Jenkins, The Feat, Three Stacks
- Children: Seven Sirius Benjamin
- Height: 5′ 10″ (1.78m)