The Untold Facts Of Seven Sirius Benjamin, Erykah Badu And Andre’s Son

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CSS0_ Sirius Benjamin became prominence as the son Erykah Badu and her former lover Andre 3000. His parents, who are members of the same fraternity had an intimate relationship for around four years before they negotiated a separation in the latter part of the 1990s. While their relationship didn’t last for very long, the two ex-partners remain close friends and have developed an excellent co-parenting partnership to provide their son with peace and tranquility.

Then, Seven with an astonishing resemblance with his father is doing exceptionally impressively in his own style. However, Seven seems to have an interest in something different than music. Seven is also an outstanding student at the college.

Below are some more unexplored facts that you need to be aware of Erykah Badu’s son, the oldest. Let’s get started!

How Old Is Erykah Badu Son Seven? The Meaning Behind His Name “Seven”

Seven Sirius Benjamin’s age is 24 as of 2022. Benjamin was born the 18th November 1997 at Dallas, Texas. The mother of his son Badu was the mother of her first childon the same day her second album, Live was released in the United States. The album also made it to number one on the Billboard Top 100 in the United States. R&B/Hip-Hop Albums.

Seven and her mother Badu.

Additionally the fact that his mother Erykah adopted her son’s initial surname “Seven,” because it’s “…a sacred number that can’t be split.”

His Parents Were In Dilemma Before Giving Birth To Him

When Badu was pregnant with Andre’s child, the pair were forced to consider the possibility of having a child or not, as both were at the peak the heights of their career. 3000 were once quoted by The New Yorker,

In the end, the couple decided to have their first child. They continued to go on a music tour. The singer told the magazinethat,

Seven Benjamin Has A Great Relationship With His Mom And Dad

The 24 year old star kid is extremely close to the parents of both. Similar to him, his parents are doing an excellent job with their parenting duties.

One time, Badu told Majic 107.5,

In addition, Seven relatively prefers to live his life in front of the camera. Seven is not present with any other social media accounts. We do occasionally find him appearing on his mother’s social media profiles.

How Did Seven Sirius Benjamin Parents Break Up?

Seven’s parents first met back in 1995 in the New York City nightclub. Andre sang her track “On and On” at the club. After their first meeting, they began dating. Two years after they started to date. Badu also became pregnant with their baby on the 11th February 1997.

Seven with his mom and dad.

According to sources, when the duo first met for first time, Andre was still struggling to discover his true self. His then girlfriend Erykah was the one who assisted him through his initial shift into the hip-hop space.

The couple’s relationship did hit the difficult period in 1999. Badu claimed there was no infidelity , or the possibility of cheating that led to their split. It was just a matter of time that things didn’t go well between them.

Does Seven Look Like His Father?

Yes, Benjamin much looks like his father. If his mother is seen on her social media profiles together with their son a majority people who follow her comment on the striking resemblance that her son has with her father.

In May the mother-son pair took a excursion in Hawaii The mom of Seven shared an uncut video of her son’s journey to Hawaii on Insta. In the comments one user wrote:

“Wow! 7 is the twin of Andre!”

Another comment,

“Andre and his son look like twins.”

Alongside the physical similarities, many fans have also claimed that the father-son pair share the same style and voice.

Benjamin Has Two Half-Siblings From Her Mother’s Two Different Relationships

Following Badu’s split from Andre, the musician was later involved in an intimate relationship with the rappers from Texas called the D.O.C. The then-couple welcomed their first baby, a daughter called Puma Sabti Curry (Seven Benjamin’s half-sister) on July 5, 2004.

Erykah was blessed with their second daughter Mars Merkaba Thedford on the 1st of February 2009, with her then-husband Jay Electronica.

For Seven’s bonding his half-sisters, the teen boy is too attached to his half-sisters. Additionally, their loving mother frequently posts her children’s pictures on her social media feed. In July of 2019, Badu uploaded a photo with all of her children in one frame. The Dallas-born artist wrote on the photo of her family,

“The HipHop Incredibles… don’t change the channel.”

7 and half sisters along with their mother.

Seven Was Homeschooled

Erykah Badu’s son was taught at home from kindergarten until the first grade. His mother was homeschooled because the performer “wanted to give [him] special attention academically, to give him an advantage.”

Seven Sirius began to study at an old school, where, “He developed an edge in his schoolwork.”

His mother told Babble during an interview Babble that their son, who is a well-behaved pupil, “does not want to miss school or be late or be untidy or not have his things in order because that was a big part of how he was brought up.”

She also added

“I don’t have any idea what Seven is going to choose to do, but he knows how to be disciplined and how to learn, and because of that he’s one of the top students in his school, and one of the top students in Dallas.”

His College

For his college, Seven is now a student at the University of Colorado Boulder. In April of 2016 his mother Erykah revealed that her son had received admission letters to four schools that he wanted to attend on Twitter. The artist shared a throwback image of her holding her son alongside her former boyfriend. The caption read:

“Our son Seven received his four college acceptance letters. This makes us feel proud as parents. Dream worked.”

Seven as a baby together with parents.

Badu has also revealed that her son will pursue studies in art, psychology and science at the college level.

He Has A Food Allergies

Erykah has admitted the fact that son Seven is allergic to legumes, nuts and melons. After finding out concerning her child, the artist decided to switch to macrobiotic. In the same way, her daughter mars Merkaba has also been adhering to the macrobiotic diet.

Does Seven Benjamin Have An Interest In Music?

While Seven himself isn’t revealing anything about his past His parents do talk regarding their son. In a chat on Kid Kraddick In The Morning the father of Seven Andre declared that his son is the ability to write lyrics. He added,

“He could actually sing. He doesn’t want anyone to be aware that he is a rapper. He’s actually pretty good.”

In some instances, as a famous musician, Andre also gave his son some advice on how to rap. He explained,

“Just release it. If it is liked by people, then people will like it. You can make it public at any time you’d like.”

What About Seven Sirius Benjamin Dating Life?

The 24 year old Seven remains silent on his private life. In the past Seven has not Seven has revealed his partner nor has he ever spoken regarding his girl friend. In addition, the star child does not appear to be involved on social media platforms.

Also, due to Seven’s tendency to be extremely secretive We aren’t able to confirm whether Seven is involved in a romantic relationship with someone else or not.

Net Worth Details

Seven’s fortune is worth $300,000 in 2022. However his father Andre is estimated to have a worth of 35 million dollars and his mother’s net worth is at 10 million. Both parents’ primary sources earnings is from their musical careers.

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