Antwan André Patton, born on February 1, 1975, known by his stage name Big Boi, is an American rapper, actor, songwriter and record producer known for being a member of American hip hop duo known as Outkast alongside André 3000. The duo has produced six studio albums. His solo debut Sir Lucious Left Foot: The Son of Chico Dusty was released in July 2010 which manage to get respectable sales and critical acclaim. He released his second studio album titled Vicious Lies and Dangerous Rumors in 2012 and his third studio album, Boomiverse was released in June 2017.
Big Boi Family/Parents
Born in Savannah, Georgia, United States, his father’s name is Tony Kearse who has served in the Marine Corp (pass away in 2004) and his mother’s name is Rowena Patton. He has two younger brother named James Patton and Marcus Patton and a younger sister named Lolly Patton.
Big Boi Affairs/Girlfriend/Spouse/Wife
He has dated:
Karrine Steffans (2000)
Sherlita Patton They met in 2001 and got married in the same year. They have two children – a girl, Jordan Patton and a boy, Cross Patton. After spending over a decade together, Sherlita filed for a divorce in October 2013 because she had found s*xually explicit pictures of his former bandmate named André 3000 on his cell phone. She wanted full custody of their kids and financial support while Boi refused to comply. A long custody battle was expected to ensue. Later they managed to patch things up and called off the divorce in June 2014.
Profile / Wiki / Information
- Name: Antwan André Patton
- Nickname: Big Boi, Luscious Left Foot, Daddy Fat Sacks
- Birthday: February 01, 1975
- Age: 44 years old
- Gender: Male
- Birthplace: Savannah, Georgia, United States
- Current Residence: Atlanta, Georgia, United States
- Education: Tri-Cities High School
- Profession: Rapper
- Nationality: American
- Ethnicity/Race: Black (African-American ancestry)
- Religion: Christianity
- Hair Color: Black
- Eye Color: Dark Brown
- Zodiac: Aquarius
- Spouse/Wife: Sherlita Patton
- Net Worth: 50 Million USD
- Height: 5 Feet 6 Inch (167.5 cm)
- Weight: 90 Kg (198.5 lbs.)
Trivia and Facts, you may not know about Big Boi
- While studying at Tri-Cities High School, Boi met André Benjamin and they formed the band known as OutKast. They were signed with LaFace Records.
- His stage name ‘Big Boi’ is weird as he was the shortest among his group of close friends.
- He is an animal lover and has many pets including an imposing eagle owl named as Simon.
- He has a dog breeding business and runs a Pitfall Kennels in Fairbanks, Georgia. The 25-acre facility trains and sells French bulldogs, American bullies and English bulldogs.
- His mother was very worried about him cutting school to rap as it may affect his school performance. But he graduated high school with a 4.0-grade point average.
- In 2006, he launched the Big Kidz Foundation which is an NGO focusing on rehabilitating the youth in Atlanta. In 2010, the foundation extended its services to the youth situated in Savannah in Georgia.
- In 2010, Boi launched his own line of custom Chuck Taylor sneakers with Converse, ‘Sir Lucious Left Foot’ on the left side, and ‘Son of Chico Dusty’ on the right. The tongue of the shoe features Big Boi logo.
- While returning from a cruise in 2011, the U.S. Customs and Border Patrol agents found him to be in possession of MDMA powder and viagra at the port of Miami. Boi was arrested and had to pay a bond of $16K for his release from Miami-Dade County jail.
- You can check out his official site @ bigboi.com.
- For more information about Boi, contact him on Instagram, Tumblr, YouTube, SoundCloud, Twitter, YouTube VEVO, and Facebook.