Cee-Lo Green

The musical love child of Stevie Wonder, Elton John, and Run DMC, Cee Lo Green transcended genres and performed some of the biggest songs in the new millennium. A founding member of the hip-hop group Goodie Mob, Green ... Read more »
Born: 05/30/1974 in Atlanta, Georgia, USA

Filmography

Music (48)

Barbershop: The Next Cut 2016 (Movie)

("Working Class Heroes (Work)") (Song Performer)

Begin Again 2014 (Movie)

("Your Next Move") (Song Performer)

Begin Again 2014 (Movie)

("Your Next Move") (Song)

Son of God 2014 (Movie)

("Mary, Did You Know?") (Song Performer)

Despicable Me 2 2013 (Movie)

("Scream") (Song Performer)

Unfinished Song 2013 (Movie)

("Crazy") (Song)

Hotel Transylvania 2012 (Movie)

("Where Did The Time Go Girl") (Song Performer)

One for the Money 2012 (Movie)

("Love Gun") (Song)

One for the Money 2012 (Movie)

("Love Gun") (Song Performer)

Pitch Perfect 2012 (Movie)

("Bright Lights Bigger City") (Song)

Sparkle 2012 (Movie)

("I'm A Man") (Song)

Sparkle 2012 (Movie)

("I'm A Man") (Song Performer)

The Late Show With David Letterman 2010 - 2012 (Tv Show)

Performer

Footloose 2011 (Movie)

"Walkin' Blues" (Song Performer)

Glee The 3D Concert Movie 2011 (Movie)

("Forget You") (Song)

Gnomeo & Juliet 2011 (Movie)

"Don't Cha" (Song)

Monte Carlo 2011 (Movie)

("Bright Lights, Bigger City") (Song)

Monte Carlo 2011 (Movie)

("Bright Lights, Bigger City") (Song Performer)

The Muppets 2011 (Movie)

("Forget You") (Song)

X-Men: First Class 2011 (Movie)

"Run (I'm A Natural Disaster)" (Song)

Date Night 2010 (Movie)

("Love Gun") (Song)

Date Night 2010 (Movie)

("Love Gun") (Song Performer)

Easy A 2010 (Movie)

"Don't Cha" (Song)

Kick-Ass 2010 (Movie)

("Crazy") (Song)

Sex and the City 2 2010 (Movie)

("Language Of Love") (Song)

Sex and the City 2 2010 (Movie)

("Language Of Love") (Song Performer)

The Other Guys 2010 (Movie)

"Pimps Don't Cry" (Song Performer)

The Twilight Saga: Eclipse 2010 (Movie)

("What Part of Forever") (Song)

The Twilight Saga: Eclipse 2010 (Movie)

("What Part of Forever") (Song Performer)

Bride Wars 2009 (Movie)

("Pretty Please (Love Me)") (Song)

G-Force 2009 (Movie)

"Don't Cha" (Song)

Not Easily Broken 2009 (Movie)

("Medieval Times (Great Pretender)") (Song)

Not Easily Broken 2009 (Movie)

("Medieval Times (Great Pretender)") (Song Performer)

Religulous 2008 (Movie)

("Crazy") (Song)

Sex and the City 2008 (Movie)

("All Dressed In Love") (Song)

Soul Men 2008 (Movie)

("Walk In The Park") (Song)

The 2007 MTV Video Music Awards 2007 - 2008 (TV Show)

Performer

Alvin and the Chipmunks 2007 (Movie)

"Don't Cha" (Song)

Disturbia 2007 (Movie)

("Gangsta Boogie") (Song)

I Think I Love My Wife 2007 (Movie)

("Crazy") (Song)

Rush Hour 3 2007 (Movie)

("Less Than An Hour (Theme from Rush Hour 3)") (Song)

Rush Hour 3 2007 (Movie)

("Less Than An Hour (Theme from Rush Hour 3)") (Song Performer)

Wild Hogs 2007 (Movie)

"Don't Cha" (Song)

ATL 2006 (Movie)

("Is That You God?") (Song Performer)

ATL 2006 (Movie)

("Right Now") (Song)

Snakes on a Plane 2006 (Movie)

("Ophidiophobia") (Song)

Beauty Shop 2005 (Movie)

("Don't Cha") (Song)

Buffalo Soldiers 2003 (Movie)

("Held Down") (Song)
Actor (45)

Greatest Hits 2016 (Tv Show)

Performer

Jimmy Kimmel Live 2004, 2012, 2016 (Tv Show)

Performer

The Voice 2010 - 2016 (Tv Show)

Performer

The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon 2015 (Tv Show)

Performer

Begin Again 2014 (Movie)

Troublegum (Actor)

CeeLo Green's The Good Life 2013 - 2014 (TV Show)

Himself

Chappelle's Show 2003 - 2004, 2010 - 2014 (Tv Show)

Actor

The Graham Norton Show 2010 - 2014 (Tv Show)

Actor

2012 Miss Universe Competition 2012 - 2013 (TV Show)

Actor

Anger Management 2013 (Tv Show)

Actor

Christmas in Rockefeller Center 2012 - 2013 (TV Show)

Performer

Conan 2013 (Tv Show)

Actor

The 2013 Billboard Music Awards 2012 - 2013 (TV Show)

Presenter

The Tonight Show With Jay Leno 2012 - 2013 (Tv Show)

Actor

Christmas in Washington 2011 - 2012 (TV Show)

Performer

Dateline NBC 2012 (Tv Show)

Actor

Hotel Transylvania 2012 (Movie)

Murray (Voice)

NBC's New Year's Eve with Carson Daly 2011 - 2012 (TV Show)

Performer

Nickelodeon's 25th Annual Kids' Choice Awards 2011 - 2012 (TV Show)

Presenter

Sparkle 2012 (Movie)

Black (Actor)

The 2012 Billboard Music Awards 2011 - 2012 (TV Show)

Performer

The 63rd Primetime Emmy Awards 2011 - 2012 (TV Show)

Cameo

The Soul Man 2012 (Tv Show)

Actor

The Victoria's Secret Fashion Show 2011 - 2012 (TV Show)

Performer

2010 Soul Train Awards 2010 - 2011 (TV Show)

Actor

All Together Now: A Celebration of Service 2010 - 2011 (TV Show)

Performer

BET Awards '11 2010 - 2011 (TV Show)

Performer

Bad 25 2011 (Movie)

Himself (Actor)

Jimmy Kimmel Live: After the Academy Awards 2010 - 2011 (TV Show)

Performer

Saturday Night Live 2011 (Tv Show)

Performer

The 2011 Billboard Music Awards 2010 - 2011 (TV Show)

Performer

The 53rd Annual Grammy Awards 2010 - 2011 (TV Show)

Performer

VH1 Storytellers: Cee Lo Green 2010 - 2011 (TV Show)

Performer

SpongeBob SquarePants 2009 (Tv Show)

Voice

VH1 Hip Hop Honors 2008 2008 - 2009 (TV Show)

Actor

BET Hip Hop Awards 2007 2007 - 2008 (TV Show)

Actor

The Boondocks 2008 (Tv Show)

Voice

Class of 3000 Christmas Special 2006 - 2007 (TV Show)

Voice

Robot Chicken 2007 (Tv Show)

Voice

Soundz of Spirit 2002 (Movie)

(Actor)

The Lyricist Lounge Show 1999 - 2001 (TV Show)

Actor

A Supernatural Evening With Santana 1999 - 2000 (TV Show)

Actor

Freaknik: The Musical (TV Show)

Voice

Biography

The musical love child of Stevie Wonder, Elton John, and Run DMC, Cee Lo Green transcended genres and performed some of the biggest songs in the new millennium. A founding member of the hip-hop group Goodie Mob, Green helped pioneer the "Dirty South" musical style before reinventing himself as a solo artist. Along the way, Green teamed up with DJ and producer Danger Mouse to form Gnarls Barkley, an experimental musical duo that released the Grammy Award-winning hit "Crazy" (2006), an ode to mental illness set to a Motown-inspired melody. Green topped the charts once again in 2010 with "F**k You!" - an anthem for the heartbroken, peppered with neo-soul harmonies, candid lyrics, and the singer's no-nonsense delivery. The single spawned a spawned an equally successful cover version performed by Gwyneth Paltrow on the critically acclaimed comedy "Glee" (Fox, 2009- ). Fusing retro cool with the avant-garde, Green was always one step ahead of the game, so it was no surprise he was asked to mentor aspiring singers on "The Voice" (NBC, 2011- ), a reality competition series that sought out music's next star. Armed with loads of talent, a flair for showmanship, and a creative streak, Green redefined pop music and ended up as one of his generation's most original artists.

Relationships

Kingston Callaway

Son

Christina Johnson

Wife
Divorced in 2005 mother of his son Kingston

Sheila Tyler-Callaway

Mother
Involved in a car crash when Cee-Lo was a teenager, leaving her paralyzed. She died two years after the accident

EDUCATION

Benjamin E. Mays High School

Atlanta , Georgia

Milestones

2012

Released first christmas album "Cee Lo's Magic Moment"

2012

Co-stars in the animated film "Hotel Transylvania"

2011

Joins the judges of the NBC reality competition "The Voice"

2010

Solo album The Lady Killer features the viral hit "F--k You"

2006

Scores major pop hit with Gnarls Barkley's "Crazy"

2004

Second solo album Cee-Lo Green...is the Soul Machine is a breakthrough commercial and critical success

1999

Left Goodie Mob during the recording of their third album, World Party

1995

Goodie Mob releases debut album Soul Food

Popular songs include "Music To My Soul" and "Only You".

Known for such albums as "The Lady Killer"

Bonus Trivia

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His mother's death when he was 18 has been a recurring theme in his music, including the Gnarls Barkley songs "Just A Thought" and "She Knows."

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Ignited a social media controversy when he changed a key lyric of John Lennon's "Imagine" to "And all religion's true," later tweeting "Yo I meant no disrespect by changing the lyric guys! I was trying to say a world where u could believe what u wanted that's all"

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