Joseph Benjamin is a Nigerian actor, model, Voice-over Artist and tv presenter Popularly known for co-hosting MTN’s Project Fame, a talent reality show, and featuring in the movies Tango With Me, Mr. and Mrs., and Murder at Prime Suites. He won the African Actor of the Year award at the 2012 African Film Awards. For his role in “Married but Living Single”, He was awarded the best lead actor at the 2012 which is the Best of Nollywood Awards. In 2012, Benjamin won best actor in a lead role at the 2012 Nollywood Movies Awards.
Joseph Benjamin’s Biography
Benjamin was born to his father an indigene of Kogi State and an Anambra State mother. His primary school Educaton was at Benue State and he later completed his secondary education in Lagos State. He holds a diploma in Computer Literacy and a degree in Mass Communication. Benjamin got married in 2004 and has two children; he and his wife are now separated.
Benjamin made his first movie, Crossroads, in 1995 (alongside Ramsey Nouah and Sandra Achums); however, his screen debut was earlier, when he appeared at age 12 in the television program Tales by Moonlight on NTA.
Benjamin has starred in several television series, including Edge of Paradise, in which he was being “crushed on” by his neighbor’s daughter. He starred with Genevieve Nnaji in the drama Tango With Me and has appeared in TV and radio commercials. He has co-hosted, with Adaora Oleh, MTN Project Fame West Africa since 2009.
He played a detective in the movie Murder at Prime Suites (MAPS), which was inspired by an actual occurrence in Lagos, Nigeria, about a woman murdered by someone she met on Facebook. Other movies to his credit include Dark Side, Married but Living Single, and Mr. and Mrs.
Joseph Benjamin was recently nominated for Golden Actor in the Golden Movie Awards which held on 21 May 2015. The nominees for this category also includes actors like Gbenga Tityloye, John Dumelo, Adjetey Anang and Blossom Chukwujekwu.
Joseph Benjamin Age, Birthday and Year
The renowned Nigerian actor is currently 41 years old, was born on the 9th of November 1976. He will be widely celebrated on this unique day. His wife, kids, his family members, colleagues and relatives will wish him well on that faithful day.
Joseph Benjamin Net-worth – $ 80,000
The Nigerian actor and stand-up comedian is notably ranked as one of the richest stand-up comedian and no doubt one of the most influential with an estimated Net-worth of about $ 80,000 and with a number of exceptional eye catching movies that have received enormous sales, not excluding several endorsement deals and businesses as well.
Joseph is one of the few Nigerian comedian that have left his foot print already in the Nigerian film industry, considering how influential he has been in recent years. Having said all of this, Joseph’s personal life, career and so many other achievements in the past has made him so famous that he his widely known both in Nigeria and Africa. His consistency and relentless pursuit towards his goal is one of the most imperatives upcoming actors should imitate.
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