Seven Sirius Benjamin: Exploring the Life of Andre 3000 & Erykah Badu’s Son

Being born into a celebrity family comes with merits and demerits. 

Advantageous for those who like the limelight and attention of paparazzi and disadvantageous for those celebrity kids who want to keep their lives private and avoid media flashlights like Seven Sirius Benjamin. 

Being born to the hip-hop legend Andre 3000 and renowned songwriter & singer Erykah Badu, Seven Sirius Benjamin has been a topic of public interest since he was young. However, he has easily kept a low profile and is inclined towards his education and personal growth. 

Despite the inherent fame and limelight coming from his parents’ name, Benjamin has shown that he has bigger dreams than just being the center of attention. As Seven Sirius Benjamin seems to be a secretive individual and doesn’t reveal much about his personal life in media, many people have much interest in knowing as many things about the rapper’s son. 

Often referred to as a father twin due to its strong resemblance to Andre 3000, many things about Seven Sirius Benjamin will interest you even more. In this post, we have unveiled the life of the son of two renowned American singers and rappers.

Let’s dive into the details!

Seven Sirius Benjamin: Biography and Early Life

NameSeven Sirius Benjamin
ProfessionAmerican rapper, singer, songwriter, actor, and record producer.
BirthNovember 18, 1997
Height5 feet 7 inches (1.70 m)
Birth Place Dallas, Texas, United States
Mother NameErica Abi Wright (stage name Erykah Badu)
Father NameAndré Lauren Benjamin (stage name André 3000)
Maternal Grandparents Kolleen Maria Gipson and William Wright Jr
Paternal GrandparentsSharon Benjamin Hodo and Lawrence Walker
Step-SiblingsMars Merkaba Thedford and Puma Sabti Curry
Marital StatusUnmarried
EducationStudying in a college.

Seven Sirius Benjamin was born on 18 November 1997 in Dallas, Texas. Andre 3000 son spent the majority of his youth in his birthplace. 

His father’s name is Andre 3000, he is a renowned hip-hop legend, songwriter, rapper, actor, and record producer from the United States. Andre 3000 real name is André Lauren Benjamin, he is widely known for partnering with Big Boi as a member of the group Outkast. Seven’s mother’s real name is Erica Abi Wright whose stage name is Erykah Badu. She is a well-known American actor, record producer, and singer. 

They both got involved in a relationship in 1996. Both Andre and Badu had their first child Benjamin in 1997. They have been frequently seen performing and sharing the stage.

Andre 3000 and Erykah Badu’s relationship ended in 1997 before the birth of their son Benjamin. The names of Seven’s two step-siblings are Puma Sabti Curry and Mars Merkaba Thedford. Both of them have different fathers. Even after the separation, Andre 3000 and Erykah Badu are still close friends and have given healthy co-parenting to their son Seven. 

Benjamin’s grandfather Lawrence Harvey was a collection agent and grandmother Sharon Benjamin was a real estate professional. They both passed away in 2013 and 2014.

Seven Sirius Benjamin: Educational Background

Seven Sirius Benjamin age

About Benjamin’s education, he is a secretive person and hasn’t revealed much about his educational qualifications. Although Seven has not disclosed anything about his personal life, it is assumed that he went to an elementary and high school in Texas. 

It is often said that Seven did not attend an actual elementary school in his growing years as he was homeschooled and attended a local school after reaching the second grade. As Andre 3000 son Seven is not active on any social media platforms, through Erykah Badu’s (his mother) Instagram posts, it is known that he is studying Botany as a major in college. His mother has also revealed that she has turned her recording room into a class and tutored Benjamin while going on a tour on the bus. 

In 2016, Erykah Badu tweeted about her son Benjamin’s education. She wrote that his son was accepted in all the colleges he applied to. She also revealed that Seven has chosen to pursue majors in Arts, Psychology, and Science. In 2019, Badu disclosed that her son has decided to take a major in Botany and Psychology.

Badu also shared an Instagram post about his son and how he dedicates his time to tutoring his step-sister after returning from college. Andre admitted in an interview with ‘The New Yorker that when Erykah was pregnant with his child, the couple contemplated a lot to have him or not because during that time both were music icons and at the peak of their careers. But they decided to keep the child and Seven was born in 1997.

Through various social media posts, it can be ascertained that Benjamin is inclined towards music. However, it is still a question whether Erykah Badu’s son will pursue music professionally or not. 

When questioned about Seven’s pursuing music as a professional career, Andre 3000 expressed his full support in whatever he chooses as his career path. He said that Seven is free to pick any career that interests him.

In a few interviews, Andre 3000 hinted about Seven’s lyrical talent. He disclosed that his son has great raping skills and prefers to keep it hidden from the public. 

Seven Sirius Benjamin: Family Background and Relationship Status

Erykah Badu's son

Benjamin was born in Dallas, Texas to Andre 3000 and Erykah Badu. Seven’s mother Erykah Badu is inherent in African-American, Scottish, English, and Irish ancestry. Benjamin’s father Andre 3000 belongs to French-Canadian, Afro-Bahamian, English, Cherokee Native American, Scottish, Irish, Cornish, Welsh, German, and Swedish ancestry. 

Andre 3000 is a renowned American rapper and a member of the Southern hip-hop group named OutKast. Seven father’s real name is André Lauren Benjamin, and Andre 3000 is his stage name. His rapper partner ‘Big Boi Patton whose real name is Antwan created the group OutKast.

OutKast launched a song named ‘Ms. Jackson in 2000. This particular song was inspired by the  Seven’s parents Andre 3000 and Erykah Badu’s affair during that time. When this song was launched, it outranked the charts. The OutKast group also bagged a Grammy Award for Best Group Rap Performance. 

Seven’s Mother Erykah Badu is a well-known American singer, actor, and songwriter. She also received the title of the Queen of Neo-Soul after the release of her debut album Baduisum in 1997. After the release of this album, RIAA (the Recording Industry Association of America) gave triple platinum certification to Badu.

Seven’s parent’s relationship lasted for 4 years from 1995 to 1999. Erykah was involved in many relationships after parting ways with Andre 3000. She has a daughter named Puma Sabti Curry with The D.O.C. (Texas rapper) who was born on 5, July 2004.

Erykah has another daughter named Mars Merkaba with Rapper Jay Electronica. They both were in a close relationship and their daughter Mars was born on 1, Feb 2009. This mother and daughter is seen many times together publicly. Seven’s grandparents Lawrence Harvey and Sharon Benjamin both passed away in 2013 and 2014.

As Seven and his step-sibling Puma Sabti Curry are frequently seen together in TikTok videos, it is assumed that they are quite close. Also, even after the separation of his parents, he has a very good rapport with both Andre and Erykah. Seven has a strong bond with both his parents and keeps appearing in their social media posts. 

About Seven’s relationship, as we have discussed already he keeps his life secret and undisclosed from the public, there is no correct info about it. It is quite difficult to say whether he is engaged, dating, or single. Also, neither there are rumors of any relationship nor he appears in the media, so his dating life is still a secret.

Seven Sirius Benjamin Net Worth

Seven Sirius Benjamin’s net worth is not known till now. He is a very private person, so he has kept his finances undisclosed. However, his parents have made massive revenue from music. As of August 2023, Andre 3000 net worth is estimated to be $35 million and Erykah Badu has a net worth of $10 million. 

Interesting Facts About Seven Sirius Benjamin

Seven Benjamin’s parents are music icons. His father Andre 3000 is a legendary rapper, singer, and record producer and his mother Erykah Badu is a renowned soul singer. Both his parents have millions of followers across the globe and have made a fortune from music.
Despite being the star kid, Seven maintains a low profile, stays away from social media, and avoids the limelight.
His professional career and education are still undisclosed.
Seven doesn’t have any siblings but has two step-siblings named Mars Merkeba Thedford and Puma Sabti Curry.
His father Andre 3000 is renowned for his impact and versatility in the hip-hop world.
His mother is a very popular soul singer and songwriter.
He mostly stays with his father Andre 3000.

Frequently Asked Questions About Seven Sirius Benjamin

Who is Seven Sirius Benjamin?

Seven Sirius Benjamin is the son of renowned American rapper, songwriter, actor, and record producer Andre 3000 and popular soul singer Erykah Badu.

Who are Seven Sirius Benjamin’s parents?

Andre 3000 and Erykah Badu are the parents of Seven Sirius Benjamin.

Are Erykah Badu and Andre 3000 still together?

No, Erykah Badu and Andre 3000 parted ways in 1997 before the birth of their son Seven Sirius Benjamin. However, they are still close friends.

How much is Seven Sirius Benjamin’s net worth?

Seven Sirius Benjamin’s net worth is not known. However, as of 2023, his father Andrew 3000 net worth is $35 million and his mother Erykah Badu net worth is $10 million.

How old is Erykah Badu?

Erykah Badu is 56 years old. She was born on 26 February 1971 in Dallas, Texas, USA.

What is Seven Sirius Benjamin’s age?

Seven Sirius Benjamin is 26 years old. He will turn 27 years old on 18 Nov 2024.

Does André 3000 have a son?

Andre 3000 has a son named Seven Sirius Benjamin with Erykah Badu.

What is the educational qualification of Seven Sirius Benjamin?

Through Instagram posts, Erykah Badu has disclosed that his son Seven Benjamin is doing major in Botany and Psychology.

Does Seven Benjamin have a girlfriend?

As this celebrity kid keeps his life secretive, it is still unknown whether Seven Benjamin has a girlfriend. So, saying we can’t say anything about his dating life.

How many children does Erykah Badu have?

Erykah Badu has 1 son Seven Benjamin and two daughters Puma Sabti Curry and Mars Merkaba Thedford. All three children have different fathers.

Concluding Thoughts

Seven Sirius Benjamin is a celebrity kid who prefers to stay away from the limelight and lead a normal life. However, being a kid of legendary rapper Andre 3000 and soul singer Erykah Badu, Seven naturally becomes the center of attention whenever he is out in public. Andre 3000 son Seven shies away from the paparazzi and likes to maintain a low-key lifestyle. 

As Seven is not very active on social media platforms, people are curious to know about his personal, professional, and educational background. In spite of being the son of a legendary rapper and soul singer, he has no interest in the music industry. 

So, this was all that we have covered about Seven Sirius Benjamin. Hope you enjoyed learning about Erykah Badu’s son’s lesser-known life, education, net worth, and family background. 

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