Louie Rankin Bio – Louie Rankin Wiki
Louie Rankin born Leonard Forbes, was a Jamaican dancehall reggae artist and actor. He was best known for his role as Ox in the 1998 crime drama “Belly.” He starred alongside Nas and DMX. His other acting credits include 2002’s “Shottas” and 2014’s “We Run These Streets.” He reunited with Nas in 2016, joining him and DJ Khaled on the song “Nas Album Done,” and appearing in the music video with the two stars.
According to Louie Rankin’s Instagram, he was filming a “major movie” in Toronto the day before the crash. He wrote on his page: “The Original Don DaDa On Set Shooting A Major Movie In Toronto with iHouseRecords.”
Louie Rankin Age
He was born in Saint Thomas Parish, Jamaica. He died on 30 September 2019, Ontario, Canada. He was 55 years old.
Louie Rankin Wife
He was married to his wife Jewlz Sykes aka Julie Sykes. In a 2014 Interview with Tallawah Magazine, he said of his wife of more than 30 years, “My wife is good, man, that’s why I’ve been with her all this time. She is a Jamaican, and she knows where I’m coming from. She saw me go through the grind and the struggle. She’s always there; she accepts it. A lot of times when I go out, women go crazy over me, but she doesn’t mind that. She already knows she’s The One. She knows her place. So I love her.”
Louie Rankin Children
Louie Rankin had seven kids.
Louie Rankin Death – Louie Rankin Car Accident
Louie Rankin died in a car accident in Ontario, Canada on September 30, 2019. The crash reportedly involved a transport truck and another vehicle, according to TMZ.
Rankin’s death was confirmed in a tweet from his verified account. The tweet read, “It saddens us to have to announce that The “ORIGINAL DON DADA” “Trail Blazer” the legend – Louie Ox Rankin passed away this morning! May God keep his soul with his father, sister and (niece) in #heaven.”
It saddens us to have to announce that The “ORGINAL DON DADA” “Trail Blazer” the legend – Louie Ox Rankin passed away this morning! May God keep his soul with his father, sister and neice in #heaven #amen #sipox
— Teddy Bruckshut (@LouieOxRankin) October 1, 2019
Following the news of his death, DJ Khaled paid tribute to Rankkin by posting a series of images of them together on Instagram. He captioned the post: “Bless Up!”
Nas shared a heartfelt post, writing: “Louie Rankin. Great working with this man. A legend. In Belly you stole the show. “ You Wana Rump with bombaclot me??!” In @djkhaled video Nas Album Done, your presence was super live wire much needed. RIP Don Dada.”
Rapper Popcaan also paid tribute to the star, writing on his Instagram page: “Legends don’t die!!!! It is very unfortunate what happen to you fam but god knows best.. rest up fada Louie your memories are forever..!!!
Louie Rankin Cause of Death
He died in a car accident in Ontario, Canada.
Louie Rankin Net Worth – Louie OX Rankin Net Worth
Louie Rankin’s net worth was estimated to be $1 million.
Louie Rankin Nationality
Louie Rankin was of Jamaican nationality.