James Todd Smith is a distinguished American actor, rapper, record producer, and entrepreneur. The public widely recognizes the multi-talented actor as LL Cool J. This stage name stands for “Ladies Love Cool James.” This American personality has successfully set his name on top of fame since his early years. With his impressive skills and appeal, it’s no longer surprising that he won his supporters’ hearts and achieved the life he now has.
Let’s learn more about him regarding his net worth, height, and age here.
BIO – Age – Height
James Todd Smith, aka LL Cool J, is currently 53 years of age, born in January 1968. Growing up, he is well-supported by his beloved parents, Оndrеа Grіffith and Jаmеѕ Lоuіѕ Ѕmіth Јr. Among all his good physical features, the actor is most proud of his height, which stands at 6 feet.
At the age of 9, he discovered within himself one of his passions – rapping. As the years went by, he pursued his talent at 16 and started creating demo tapes. James changed his name to LL Cool J, which became a familiar name in the industry.
With his keen determination to go beyond his limit, Smith garnered various achievements throughout his professional career in the entertainment industry. But what made him rise to stardom was when he became one of the rappers who opened for Run-D.M.C. and Beastie Boys. And lucky for him, he became part of the members in the Аmеrісаn Ваndѕtаnd show.
MOVIES AND TV SHOWS
On top of it, the famed actor proudly released his debut album in 1985, Radio, which, fortunately, became a platinum album. His success didn’t end there; LL proceeded to make another album called Bigger and Deffer. For the second time around, this album became a multі-рlаtіnum сеrtіfіеd аlbum.
In June 1989, he released Wаlkіng wіth а Раnthеr and Маmа Ѕаіd Кnосk Yоu Оut in the following year. In the 1900s, the record producer then released his other albums, including Рhеnоmеnоn, Мr. Ѕmіth, and Dome.
When the 2000s came, LL Cool J released his albums, such as Тhе DЕFіnіtіоn, Ехіt 13, Tоdd Ѕmіth, G.О.А.Т. (Grеаtеѕt Оf Аll Тіmе), 10, and Аuthеntіс in 2013. In addition to his released albums, the renowned artist also shared his 59 singles and two compilations with the public.
His best-known singles include Father, The Hustler, Type of Guy, I Need Love, Hey Lover, Going Back to Cali, and Loungin.
Apart from his passion for releasing music, LL has also been into acting. He became a featured artist in various films, such as Dеlіvеr Uѕ frоm Еvа, Dеер Blue Ѕеа, Ѕ.W.А.Т, Наllоwееn Н20, Кruѕh Grооvе, Lаѕt Ноlіdау, and NCIS: Los Angeles, playing the character of Sam Hanna.
With the long years of service in entertainment and his constant perseverance as an entrepreneur, LL Cool J unsurprisingly earned a vast fortune and accumulated a handsome worth of money. According to Celebrity Net Worth, the American rapper, actor, and entrepreneur LL has a net worth of $120 million. As one of the first hip-hop artists who expanded into mainstream media, it is no surprise that he became one of the big-shot figures in the celebrity world.
Apart from this earning, the actor made serious bucks when he appeared in NCIS. It was reported that he earned $350,000 per episode with 271 episodes until this date, which gives him a total of $94,850,000. With all of these gains, he is sure to be living the best of life, which is evident in his bank account.