Born on November 15, 1968.
Died at the age of 35 on November 13, 2004.
Cause of Death: Lethal mixture of cocaine and the prescription drug tramadol.

He has been dead for 18 years.
If he was still alive today, he would be 54 years old.

People who died in 2004.
Famous people who died from a drug overdose.
Rappers who died young.

Which generation did ODB belong to?

ODB was a part of the Generation X demographic cohort.

"So he wasn't a boomer?!"

ODB was not a boomer. The boomer generation ended in 1964, whereas he was born 4 years later in 1968.

What was his real name?

His real name was Russell Tyrone Jones.

What was he known for?

He was best known for being one of the founding members of the rap group "The Wu-Tang Clan".

What were his nicknames?

His nicknames / aliases were: "Ason Unique" and "Dirt McGirt"

Which star sign was ODB?

ODB had the star sign Scorpio.

Life Path Number.

His Life Path Number was 5.

How tall was he?

ODB was around 6 foot tall. In centimetres, his height was 182 cm.

This means that he was noticeably taller than the average American male.

See also: Celebrities who are 6 foot.

How old would ODB be now?

If he was still alive today, he would be 54 years old.

That means that he'd be roughly the same age as the following people:

Ziggy Marley

Born on October 17th, 1968
Star Sign: Libra


Born on October 22nd, 1968
Star Sign: Libra

Tracy Morgan

Born on November 10th, 1968
Star Sign: Scorpio

Owen Wilson

Born on November 18th, 1968
Star Sign: Scorpio

How many years ago did he die?

He died 18 years, 4 months and 7 days ago.

What day of the week was he born on?

He was born on a Friday.

What day of the week did he die on?

He died on a Saturday.

How long ago did ODB die?

He died in November, 2004, which was over 18 years ago. More than a decade has passed since his death.

To put that into perspective.

  • A child that was born on the same day that he died would nearly be finished high school by now.
  • Since ODB's death in 2004, roughly four FIFA World Cups have taken place. Furthermore, around five US presidential elections have been held.
  • He died just before cameras on cell phones became the norm.
  • Since his death, the United States has had three new presidents.
  • The United Kingdom has had six new prime ministers since he passed away.
  • Because he died in 2004, it means that he probably never heard of famous names such as Rihanna, Taylor Swift, Kim Kardashian, Amy Winehouse, Jonah Hill and Channing Tatum.

Other people who died around November 13, 2004.

Celebrities and other notable figures who died around the same time as ODB.

Rick James

Funk singer. Deceased
Died on August 6th, 2004
Died at the age of 56
Star Sign: Aquarius

Brian Clough

Football manager. Deceased
Died on September 20th, 2004
Died at the age of 69
Star Sign: Aries

Big Boss Man

Wrestler. Deceased
Died on September 22nd, 2004
Died at the age of 41
Star Sign: Taurus

Yasser Arafat

Palestinian leader. Deceased
Died on November 11th, 2004
Died at the age of 75
Star Sign: Virgo

Dimebag Darrell

Musician. Deceased
Died on December 8th, 2004
Died at the age of 38
Star Sign: Leo

Lamont Bentley

Actor. Deceased
Died on January 19th, 2005
Died at the age of 31
Star Sign: Scorpio

People who are the same height as ODB.

Celebrities and other notable figures who are exactly the same height as him.

Jake Gyllenhaal

Born on December 19th, 1980
Height: 1.82m / 6 foot

Bear Grylls

Adventurer / TV presenter.
Born on June 7th, 1974
Height: 1.82m / 6 foot

People who are taller than him.

Celebrities and other figures who are slightly taller than him.

Brian Stepanek

Born on February 6th, 1971
Height: 1.85m / 6 ft 1 inches

Young Dolph

Rapper. Deceased
Born on July 27th, 1985
Height: 1.88m / 6 ft 2 inches

Boy George

Born on June 14th, 1961
Height: 1.83m / 6 foot

Ron Perlman

Born on April 13th, 1950
Height: 1.85m / 6 ft 1 inches

Forest Whitaker

Born on July 15th, 1961
Height: 1.88m / 6 ft 2 inches

Jonathan Goldstein

Born on December 4th, 1964
Height: 1.88m / 6 ft 2 inches

People who are shorter than him.

Celebrities and other figures who are slightly shorter than him.

Topher Grace

Born on July 12th, 1978
Height: 1.80m / 5 ft 11 inches

Francis Higgins

Born on July 29th, 1980
Height: 1.79m / 5 ft 10 inches

DJ Jazzy Jeff

Hip Hop DJ.
Born on January 22nd, 1965
Height: 1.77m / 5 ft 10 inches

Cesc Fabregas

Soccer player.
Born on May 4th, 1987
Height: 1.79m / 5 ft 10 inches

Rupert Murdoch

Business magnate.
Born on March 11th, 1931
Height: 1.78m / 5 ft 10 inches


Rapper / Actor.
Born on February 16th, 1958
Height: 1.80m / 5 ft 11 inches

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