Erykah Badu daughter age is 18 years old (5 July 2004). Puma is the second child of the singer and actress Erykah.

Puma Curry has two siblings older brother named Seven and a younger sister named Mars.

The teenager was born in Dallas, Texas. Her mother delivered her at her house in the presence of a midwife.

The young girl has a great social media presence. Her Instagram account under the handle 'pumacurry' has 265K followers.

You can find her on Twitter as '@rawrpumarawr.' She is quite a celebrity in the TikTok community. She has amassed 769.6K followers and 19.1 million likes at the time of writing.

The online entertainer is known for her lip-syncing and dance videos. Also, she often shows her singing talent in her TikTok videos.

One of her most watched TikTok skits is from 2020, featuring her mom and younger sister. It has 6.2 million views in 2023.

Family Information

Erykah Badu family hails from Dallas, Texas. Her household has a mix of Cameroonian and American heritage.

The singer's birth name is Erica Abi Wright. She was born on 26th February 1971 and shared her parents with two siblings.

The Wright family is comprised of five members. They are:

  • William Wright Jr. - Father
  • Kollen Maria Gipson-Wright - Mother
  • Eevin Wright - Brother
  • Nayrok Wright - Sister


Erykah Badu parents are William Wright Jr. and Kollen Maria Gipson-Wright. They birthed two daughters and a son.

Kollen raised her three children along with her mother and in-laws in Texas.
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William and Kollen started their marital life on 21st August 1970. For the most part, William was absent from their life.

He was sentenced to jail while Erica was still a child. Again in 1975, the man disappeared for two decades.

Kollen raised her children on her own. She was an actress who performed in local theatres.

Her mother and in-laws supported her in raising three kids.


Erykah Badu siblings are Eevin Wright and Nayrok Wright. Both are younger than their star sister.

Eevin is a merchandise manager by profession. He is the middle child of the Wright household.

He celebrates his natal day on 29th December. He was part of his sister's album Worldwide Underground.

Her siblings are brother Eevin Wright and sister Nayrok Wright
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Nayrok's real name is Koryan Vylia Wright, and she was born on 29th March 1974. She is the youngest among the three.

She is a musician who produces a mix of rock and hip-hop music with a twist of funk. She termed it Hoodrok. Nayrok has toured internationally and performed in numerous music festivals. 

Son and Daughter Details

Erykah Badu children are Seven Sirius Benjamin, Puma Sabti Curry, and Mars Merkaba Thedford. All of them have different fathers.

Seven Sirius Benjamin

Erykah Badu son Seven Sirius Benjamin was born from her first marriage with Andre 3000. She welcomed him at her home in Dallas on 1st February 2009.

Seven was born when the singer was in a marital relationship with Andre 3000.
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Seven looks identical to his father. He is a very shy personality and has restricted himself from social media.

He has a good grip on rap and writes good lyrics. Maybe he can uphold his parents' legacy and become a great musician in the future.

Benjamin is occasionally seen in his mom's Instagram posts. In 2016, the firstborn got his acceptance letters from four different colleges. His parent was quick to share the moment on her Twitter account. 

Mars Merkaba Thedford

Mars is 14 years old and celebrates her birth anniversary on 2nd February.
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Erykah Badu daughter Mars Merkaba Thedford was born on 2nd February 2009. Her father is Jay Electronica.

Like her elder brother and sister, she was also birthed at home in Dallas. Similarly, she was homeschooled like the other half-siblings to keep her away from the prying eyes of the media.

Her mom wishes her a birthday via her Instagram. Her pictures over the years show Mars's transformation from a child to a youngster.

Erykah Badu and Daughter Photo

Erykah Badu and daughter photo and video posted on Instagram have caused a stir among the fans. The pixie-cut hair and similar makeup made the two appear identical.

The mother-daughter appears with similar look in a recent Instagram post.
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There is no doubt that the youngster has got the looks and charm of her celebrity mom. The singer also resembles a young aura in the photo.

The photo uploaded by Curry created online controversy.
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Likewise, the following picture was uploaded through Curry's Instagram on 23rd January 2023. The offspring and parent stood tall, showing their back to the camera.

Netizens were quick to react to the photo. Some praised the curves of the pair, while some were offended by it. Along with compliments, certain backlashes were thrown in the way as some found the picture offensive and didn't like the idea of showing back in such tight outfits.

Is Erykah Badu Married?

No, Erykah Badu is not married. She previously had committed to five relationships but her marital status is single.

Andre 3000

The record producer first settled down in 1995 with Andre 3000. They met in 1995 and started dating immediately after.

Andre 3000 is the stage name of Andre Lauren Benjamin. He is a native of Atlanta, Georgia.

Andre 3000 was spotted with Swae Lee.
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He is a singer, rapper, actor, songwriter, and record producer. The talented personality is 47 years old and celebrates his natal day on 27th May.

His musical career began in 1992 with the formation of a duo with Antwan Patton called Otkast. They released their debut album in 1994 and won Best New Rap Group of the Year in 1995. They disbanded the group in 2007.

Post 2007, Benjamin entered music as a solo artist and worked on numerous projects. Some notable hits include Royal Flush, Geen Light, Deuces, The Sleazy Remix, 30 Hours, and Come Home.

He parted ways with his partner and mother of Seven in 1999.

Lonnie Rashid Lynn Jr.

Then she fell in love with Lonnie Rashid Lynn Jr in 2000. He goes by the stage name Common.

Lonnie was the ex-boyfriend of the Texan. The couple enjoyed a shot run from 2000 to 2002.

Common was part of V Magazine's 'V Is For Vote' campaign.
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Common is a famous rapper and actor. He hails from Chicago, Illinois. He was born on 13th March 1972 to Lonnie Lynn and Mahalia Ann Hines.

He has been active in the music industry since 1991 and produces Neo Soul, Progressive Rap, and Hip Hop music. He has appeared in several films and televisions shows like

  • American Gangster
  • Date Night
  • The Odd Life of Timothy Green
  • Here and Now
  • Single Ladies
  • The Chi
  • Never Have I Ever

Tracy Lynn Curry

Erykah was also in a relationship with Tracy Lynn Curry in 2003. He is known as The D.O.C.

The West Coast rapper and Erica Abi Wright only managed to stay together till 2004. It is her shortest marriage out of all five.

The D.O.C. attended Mavericks Vs. Jazz game on 7th February 2023.
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Born on 10th June, Curry is 54 years old. He is from West Dallas, Texas.

He is a musician by profession. His specialty lies in rap, music production, and songwriting. His songs belong to G-funk, Gangsta Rap, and Hip Hop.

The D.O.C. is also a founding member of De*th Row Records, known for producing multi-platinum albums. He launched his own record label called Silverback Records in 1997.

The West Coast musician is the father of Puma. He is still in touch with his ex-wife. The former partners wished their offspring her 16th birth anniversary.

Jay Electronica

Wright started dating Jay Electronica in 2004. Jay's real name is Timothy Elpadaro Thedoford. He later changed it to Elpadaro F. Electronica Allah.

Jay is the father of Mars Merkaba Thedford.
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He was born on 19th September 1976 in New Orleans, Louisiana. By profession, he is a rapper and songwriter who also produces music.

Electronica arrived in the music industry in 2000. The breakthrough year in his career was 2007 when his mixtape Act I: Eternal Sunshine achieved global success.

He was previously signed to The Dogon Society. But following his mixtape success, Jay-Z's company Roc Nation signed him in 2010.

The rapper and Erica got divorced in 2009. Within five years of the union, they welcomed Mars Merkaba Thedford.

Carl Jones

Erica and Carl Jones started dating in 2013. Jones is a producer, actor and writer. He is 51 years old and is from Germany.

Carl met his ex-wife in 2011 and exchanged vows in 2013.
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The duo first met while working in the "Black Dynamite" in 2011. Their professional relationship took a turn, and they started dating. Within a couple of years, they tied the knot in 2013.

Per IMDb, Carl has ten credits for acting, 11 for writing, 1 directorial credit and 2 upcoming projects as a producer. Besides that, he has also worked as an additional crew.

His expertise also lies in sound, animation, music, casting, and soundtrack departments.

The two could not make their matrimony last more than five years and separated in 2018.