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Ruben Studdard

Soundtrack | Actor
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KNOWN FOR 
Scooby-Doo 2: Monsters Unleashed (2004) | American Idol (2003-2016) | Orange County Christmas Extravaganza (2015)
AWARDS 
1 win & 1 nomination More »
NICKNAMEs  
Ruu, The Velvet Teddy Bear, Chris
BORN 
Sep 12, 1978 (age 39)
HEIGHT 
6' 3" (1.90m)

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Past Film & Video (6 titles)YEARBUDGETU.S. GROSS
Past Television (12 titles)YEAREPISODE COUNT
  • Primary photo for Centric Celebrates Selma: 50th Anniversary Music SpecialCentric Celebrates Selma: 50th Anniversary Music Special (TV Movie) Actor  Less 2015
  • Primary photo for The Biggest LoserThe Biggest Loser (TV Series) Performer ("Meant to Be") (1 episode, 2014), Himself - At-Home Contestant (1 episode, 2014)  Less 2014 1
    • Episode #15.15 (Feb 4, 2014) Himself - At-Home Contestant, Performer ("Meant to Be")  Less
  • Primary photo for Todd's Pop Song ReviewsTodd's Pop Song Reviews (TV Series) Performer ("Sorry 2004") (1 episode, 2012)  Less 2012 1
  • Primary photo for EveEve (TV Series) Paul (1 episode, 2006)  Less 2006 1
  • Primary photo for All of UsAll of Us (TV Series) Grown Bobby (1 episode, 2005)  Less 2005 1
  • Primary photo for Life on a StickLife on a Stick (TV Series) Bobby (1 episode, 2005)  Less 2005 1
  • Primary photo for 8 Simple Rules... for Dating My Teenage Daughter8 Simple Rules... for Dating My Teenage Daughter (TV Series) Guy (1 episode, 2005)  Less 2005 1
  • Primary photo for American Idol: The Search for a SuperstarAmerican Idol: The Search for a Superstar (TV Series) Himself - Guest / Himself - Finalist / Himself (28 episodes, 2003–2004), Performer ("Superstar") (2 episodes, 2003), Performer ("Signed, Sealed, Delivered I'm Yours", "Smile", "If Ever You're in My Arms Again") (1 episode, 2003), Performer ("A Night to Remember", "Boogie Wonderland") (1 episode, 2003), Performer ("Shine") (1 episode, 2003), Performer ("Can't Get Enough of Your Love, Babe") (1 episode, 2003), Performer ("(Love Is Like a) Heat Wave") (1 episode, 2003), Performer ("The Impossible Dream", "What If") (1 episode, 2004), Performer ("A House is Not a Home", "Imagine", "Flying Without Wings") (1 episode, 2003), Performer ("Where the Blacktop Ends", "God Bless the USA") (1 episode, 2003), Performer ("The Longest Time", "God Bless the USA") (1 episode, 2003), Performer ("1960s Medley", "What the World Needs Now Is Love") (1 episode, 2003), Performer ("All Night Long (All Night)") (1 episode, 2003), Performer ("Sweet Home Alabama") (1 episode, 2003), Performer ("Just the Way You Are") (1 episode, 2003), Performer ("A Whole New World") (1 episode, 2003), Performer ("Duets Medley") (1 episode, 2003), Performer ("Ain't Too Proud to Beg", "Breaking Up Is Hard to Do") (1 episode, 2003), Performer ("Sorry 2004") (1 episode, 2004), Performer ("Baby I Need Your Loving") (1 episode, 2003), Performer ("Kiss and Say Goodbye") (1 episode, 2003), Performer ("Music of My Heart") (1 episode, 2003), Performer ("Nights on Broadway", "How Can You Mend a Broken Heart") (1 episode, 2003), Performer ("Footloose", "(I've Had) The Time of My Life") (1 episode, 2003), Performer ("One Voice", "Guest Judges Medley", "All-Time Classic American Love Songs Medley", "Flying Without Wings", "Ain't No Stoppin' Us Now") (1 episode, 2003), Performer ("What the World Needs Now Is Love", "Breaking Up Is Hard to Do", "God Bless the USA") (1 episode, 2003), Performer ("Superstar", "All Night Long (All Night)") (1 episode, 2003), Performer ("Bee Gees Medley") (1 episode, 2003)  Less 2003–2004 28
    • American Idol 2004 Finale (May 26, 2004) Himself - Guest, Performer ("The Impossible Dream", "What If")  Less
    • Episode #3.18 (Mar 10, 2004) Himself - Guest, Performer ("Sorry 2004")  Less
    • I Bet It'll Be Ruben! Or Clay! (May 21, 2003) Himself - Finalist, Performer ("One Voice", "Guest Judges Medley", "All-Time Classic American Love Songs Medley", "Flying Without Wings", "Ain't No Stoppin' Us Now")  Less
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  • Primary photo for Kelly, Ruben & Fantasia: Home for ChristmasKelly, Ruben & Fantasia: Home for Christmas (TV Special) Himself, Performer ("Every Time Christmas Comes Around", "Don't Save It All for Christmas", "Joy to the World")  Less 2004
  • Primary photo for One on OneOne on One (TV Series) Ruben Studdard (1 episode, 2004)  Less 2004 1
    • The Catch (Feb 24, 2004) Ruben Studdard  Less
  • Primary photo for An American Idol ChristmasAn American Idol Christmas (TV Movie) Himself, Performer ("Blue Christmas")  Less 2003
  • Primary photo for Canadian IdolCanadian Idol (TV Series) Himself - Guest (2 episodes, 2003), Performer ("What the World Needs Now Is Love") (1 episode, 2003), Performer ("Flying Without Wings") (1 episode, 2003)  Less 2003 2
    • Canada's Idol Is... (Sep 16, 2003) Himself - Guest, Performer ("Flying Without Wings")  Less
    • Who Will Get the Final 3 Spots? (Jul 22, 2003) Himself - Guest, Performer ("What the World Needs Now Is Love")  Less
Self (81 titles)YEARBUDGETU.S. GROSS
  • Primary photo for The Daily ShowThe Daily Show (TV Series) Himself (1 episode, 2017)  Less 2017
  • Primary photo for Chopped JuniorChopped Junior (TV Series) Himself - Judge (1 episode, 2017)  Less 2017
  • Primary photo for 2016 Women That Soar Awards2016 Women That Soar Awards (TV Movie) Himself  Less 2016
  • Primary photo for Celebrity Food FightCelebrity Food Fight (TV Series) Himself (1 episode, 2016)  Less 2016
  • Primary photo for American Idol: The Search for a SuperstarAmerican Idol: The Search for a Superstar (TV Series) Himself / Performer / Himself - Performer / Himself - Audience / Himself - Audience Member / Himself - Guest / Himself - Finalist (43 episodes, 2003–2016)  Less 2003–2016
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  • Primary photo for Hollywood Today LiveHollywood Today Live (TV Series) Himself (1 episode, 2016)  Less 2016
  • Primary photo for Orange County Christmas ExtravaganzaOrange County Christmas Extravaganza (TV Movie) Himself  Less 2015
  • Primary photo for Teens Wanna KnowTeens Wanna Know (TV Series) Himself - Guest (1 episode, 2015)  Less 2015
  • Primary photo for The 84th Annual Hollywood Christmas ParadeThe 84th Annual Hollywood Christmas Parade (TV Movie) Himself  Less 2015
  • Primary photo for 23rd Annual Trumpet Awards23rd Annual Trumpet Awards (TV Special) Himself  Less 2015
  • Primary photo for The Biggest LoserThe Biggest Loser (TV Series) Himself - Season 15 Contestant / Himself - At-Home Contestant / Himself - Eliminated Contestant / Himself - Contestant (12 episodes, 2013–2015)  Less 2013–2015
    • End Zone (Jan 22, 2015) Himself - Season 15 Contestant  Less
    • Episode #15.15 (Feb 4, 2014) Himself - At-Home Contestant  Less
    • Episode #15.11 (Jan 7, 2014) Himself - Eliminated Contestant  Less
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  • Primary photo for TodayToday (TV Series) Himself - Musical Guest / Himself (2 episodes, 2008–2014)  Less 2008–2014
  • Primary photo for ExtraExtra (TV Series) Himself (1 episode, 2014)  Less 2014
  • Primary photo for Steve HarveySteve Harvey (TV Series) Himself (1 episode, 2014)  Less 2014
  • Primary photo for Dr. PhilDr. Phil (TV Series) Himself (1 episode, 2014)  Less 2014
  • Primary photo for Live with Regis and Kathie LeeLive with Regis and Kathie Lee (TV Series) Himself - Musical Guest / Himself (4 episodes, 2003–2014)  Less 2003–2014
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  • Primary photo for The InsiderThe Insider (TV Series) Himself (1 episode, 2014)  Less 2014
  • Primary photo for Verses & FlowVerses & Flow (TV Series) Himself (1 episode, 2014)  Less 2014
  • Primary photo for Access Hollywood LiveAccess Hollywood Live (TV Series) Himself - Guest (1 episode, 2013)  Less 2013
  • Primary photo for Wendy: The Wendy Williams ShowWendy: The Wendy Williams Show (TV Series) Himself / Himself - Guest (3 episodes, 2010–2013)  Less 2010–2013
  • Primary photo for Real Husbands of HollywoodReal Husbands of Hollywood (TV Series) Herself (1 episode, 2013)  Less 2013
  • Primary photo for 2013 Soul Train Awards2013 Soul Train Awards (TV Special) Himself  Less 2013
  • Primary photo for Oprah: Where Are They Now?Oprah: Where Are They Now? (TV Series) Himself (1 episode, 2013)  Less 2013
  • Primary photo for The Mo'Nique ShowThe Mo'Nique Show (TV Series) Himself (2 episodes, 2009–2011)  Less 2009–2011
  • Primary photo for Hit Man Returns: David Foster & FriendsHit Man Returns: David Foster & Friends Himself  Less 2011
  • Primary photo for Entertainment TonightEntertainment Tonight (TV Series) Himself (4 episodes, 2006–2010)  Less 2006–2010
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  • Primary photo for American Idol: Welcome HomeAmerican Idol: Welcome Home (TV Movie) Himself  Less 2010
  • Primary photo for TV One Night Only: Live from the Essence Music FestivalTV One Night Only: Live from the Essence Music Festival (TV Movie) Himself  Less 2010
  • Primary photo for Clay Aiken: Tried & True Live!Clay Aiken: Tried & True Live! (Video) Himself  Less 2010 $200K
  • Primary photo for Life AfterLife After (TV Series) Himself (1 episode, 2010)  Less 2010
  • Primary photo for An Evening of Grace: A Concert for the ChildrenAn Evening of Grace: A Concert for the Children (TV Special) Himself  Less 2010
  • Primary photo for The Brian McKnight ShowThe Brian McKnight Show (TV Series) Himself (2 episodes, 2009)  Less 2009
  • Primary photo for GSN LiveGSN Live (TV Series) Himself (1 episode, 2009)  Less 2009
  • Primary photo for Larry King LiveLarry King Live (TV Series) Himself (1 episode, 2008)  Less 2008
  • Primary photo for American Idol RewindAmerican Idol Rewind (TV Series) Himself - Finalist / Himself (11 episodes, 2008)  Less 2008
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  • Primary photo for The StatesThe States (TV Series) Himself (Georgia) (1 episode, 2007)  Less 2007
  • Primary photo for Great PerformancesGreat Performances (TV Series) Himself (1 episode, 2007)  Less 2007
  • Primary photo for An Evening of Stars: Tribute to Aretha FranklinAn Evening of Stars: Tribute to Aretha Franklin (TV Special) Himself  Less 2007 $1.4MM
  • Primary photo for Karaoke Revolution Presents: American IdolKaraoke Revolution Presents: American Idol (Video Game) Himself (uncredited)  Less 2007
  • Primary photo for Natural Born KomicsNatural Born Komics (Video) Himself  Less 2007 $500K
  • Primary photo for Rachael RayRachael Ray (TV Series) Himself (1 episode, 2006)  Less 2006
  • Primary photo for The Megan Mullally ShowThe Megan Mullally Show (TV Series) Himself (2 episodes, 2006)  Less 2006
  • Primary photo for The ViewThe View (TV Series) Himself (2 episodes, 2004–2006)  Less 2004–2006
  • Primary photo for Jimmy Kimmel Live!Jimmy Kimmel Live! (TV Series) Himself (2 episodes, 2004–2006)  Less 2004–2006
  • Primary photo for The Turn OnThe Turn On (TV Series) Himself (1 episode, 2006)  Less 2006
  • Primary photo for Come Together NowCome Together Now (Video) Himself  Less 2005
  • Primary photo for 6ABC Boscov's Thanksgiving Day Parade6ABC Boscov's Thanksgiving Day Parade (TV Movie) Himself  Less 2005
  • Primary photo for Dateline NBCDateline NBC (TV Series) Himself (1 episode, 2005)  Less 2005
  • Primary photo for 106 & Park Top 10 Live106 & Park Top 10 Live (TV Series) Himself (1 episode, 2005)  Less 2005
  • Primary photo for Christmas in WashingtonChristmas in Washington (TV Special) Self  Less 2004
  • Primary photo for Ellen: The Ellen DeGeneres ShowEllen: The Ellen DeGeneres Show (TV Series) Himself (2 episodes, 2004)  Less 2004
  • Primary photo for BET's ComicviewBET's Comicview (TV Series) Himself (1 episode, 2004)  Less 2004
  • Primary photo for 4th Annual BET Awards4th Annual BET Awards (TV Special) Himself  Less 2004
  • Primary photo for I Wanna Thank My Mama: The BET Awards*04 Nomination SpecialI Wanna Thank My Mama: The BET Awards*04 Nomination Special (TV Movie) Nominee Commentator  Less 2004
  • Primary photo for E! True Hollywood StoryE! True Hollywood Story (TV Series) Himself (1 episode, 2004)  Less 2004
  • Primary photo for The Oprah Winfrey ShowThe Oprah Winfrey Show (TV Series) Himself (3 episodes, 2003–2004)  Less 2003–2004
  • Primary photo for Sesame Street Presents: The Street We Live OnSesame Street Presents: The Street We Live On (TV Movie) Himself (uncredited)  Less 2004
  • Primary photo for The 18th Annual Soul Train Music AwardsThe 18th Annual Soul Train Music Awards (TV Special) Himself  Less 2004
  • Primary photo for 35th NAACP Image Awards35th NAACP Image Awards (TV Special) Himself  Less 2004 $3MM
  • Primary photo for Late Night with Conan O'BrienLate Night with Conan O'Brien (TV Series) Himself (1 episode, 2004)  Less 2004
  • Primary photo for MADtvMADtv (TV Series) Himself (1 episode, 2004)  Less 2004
  • Primary photo for 2004 Trumpet Awards2004 Trumpet Awards (TV Special) Himself  Less 2004
  • Primary photo for 19th Annual Stellar Gospel Music Awards19th Annual Stellar Gospel Music Awards (TV Special) Himself  Less 2004
  • Primary photo for Late Show with David LettermanLate Show with David Letterman (TV Series) Himself (1 episode, 2004)  Less 2004
  • Primary photo for American Idol: Life on the RoadAmerican Idol: Life on the Road (TV Special) Himself  Less 2004 $800K
  • Primary photo for American Idol: The PhenomenonAmerican Idol: The Phenomenon (TV Special) Self  Less 2004
  • Primary photo for Sesame StreetSesame Street (TV Series) Himself (1 episode, 2004)  Less 2004
  • Primary photo for Fromage 2003Fromage 2003 (TV Movie) Himself  Less 2003
  • Primary photo for The Sharon Osbourne ShowThe Sharon Osbourne Show (TV Series) Himself (2 episodes, 2003)  Less 2003
  • Primary photo for The Wayne Brady ShowThe Wayne Brady Show (TV Series) Himself (1 episode, 2003)  Less 2003
  • Primary photo for The Tonight Show with Jay LenoThe Tonight Show with Jay Leno (TV Series) Himself (2 episodes, 2003)  Less 2003
  • Primary photo for Christmas in Rockefeller CenterChristmas in Rockefeller Center (TV Movie) Himself - Performer  Less 2003
  • Primary photo for Macy's Thanksgiving Day ParadeMacy's Thanksgiving Day Parade (TV Special) Himself  Less 2003 $2MM
  • Primary photo for The 9th Annual Walk of Fame Honoring Aretha FranklinThe 9th Annual Walk of Fame Honoring Aretha Franklin (TV Special) Performer  Less 2003
  • Primary photo for Canadian IdolCanadian Idol (TV Series) Himself - Guest (3 episodes, 2003)  Less 2003
  • Primary photo for American JuniorsAmerican Juniors (TV Series) Himself (2 episodes, 2003)  Less 2003
  • Primary photo for eTalk DailyeTalk Daily (TV Series) Himself (1 episode, 2003)  Less 2003
  • Primary photo for 3rd Annual BET Awards3rd Annual BET Awards (TV Special) Himself  Less 2003
  • Primary photo for Making the VideoMaking the Video (TV Series) Himself (1 episode, 2003)  Less 2003
  • Primary photo for The 31st Annual American Music AwardsThe 31st Annual American Music Awards (TV Special) Himself  Less 2003
  • Primary photo for Vibe AwardsVibe Awards (TV Special) Himself  Less 2003
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