Famous as :Hip-hop singer, actor
Birth Name :James Todd Smith
Birth Date :January 14, 1968
Birth Place :Bay Shore, Long Island, NY, USA
Spouse :Simone Johnson (since 7-Aug-95)
Claim to fame :Single "I Can't Live Without My Radio" from album "Radio" (1985)
Capable of being both a cherished hip-hop/rap artist and a fine Hollywood actor, LL Cool J has indeed scored such a rare achievement in American entertainment industry that only few other stars could follow. Throughout his long career, he has fulfilled the hard task to flourish both professions in an excellent way, creating tunes which frequently became massive hits while at the same time taking parts in well-known movies that have really played important parts in enhancing his reputation in show business. The fact that he once experienced dark period in his younger years fortunately did not make him fall into a negative way of life, instead evoked him to materialize his dream to be what he has become of later.