American model, TV personality, actor, and musician Don Benjamin. He first rose to fame as a competitor on “America’s Next Top Model’s” 20th season. After spending his formative years in the impoverished South Side of Chicago, Benjamin and his mother moved around a lot, living in Florida, Mississippi, and Minneapolis. He became very passionate about singing very early in life. Benjamin moved to Los Angeles in 2005, where he became well-known as a model and ultimately had the chance to participate in “America’s Next Top Model”. Later, in the first season of the terror reality series “Scared Famous,” he took first place. With the song “Across the Sky” in 2012, he launched his musical career. Since then, his music has appeared on a number of MTV shows, including Big Brother and America’s Next Top Model. 2014 saw Benjamin make his acting début in a “One Ten” episode. He participated in the music video for pop star Ariana Grande’s song “Into You” in 2016.
Career of Don Benjamin
Don Benjamin visited Los Angeles in 2005. He received several modeling jobs thanks to his innate good looks. He made an appearance in an episode of “The Insider” on CBS in 2014. He was highlighted on “Minay TV” a year later.
When Benjamin was selected to compete in the 20th season of “America’s Next Top Model,” which at the time aired on The CW, he received his major break. He lasted until episode 12 before being booted out. He finished the season in ninth place overall. Benjamin’s career took off thanks to the program, and he later worked as a model for renowned companies like Guess, Tillys, and Pink Dolphin. He appeared as a special visitor on Team Marvin in an episode of “America’s Next Top Model” from the 22nd season in 2015.
He participated in the first season of VH1’s horror reality show “Scared Famous” in 2017, and when he ultimately won, he donated the $100,000 winnings to Peace over Violence, one of his favorite charities.
Benjamin has proven himself as a hip-hop artist over the last few years. In 2012, he collaborated with Photronique in her track ‘Across the sky’ and also released his debut song ‘Real’. He released the song “Jealous” in October 2014; it was a collaboration with Eric Bellinger. “Tonight,” his following track, was made public in September 2015. He released two tracks in 2016: “Touch My Body” and “Hit the Snooze.”
Benjamin independently published his first extended play, “M.P.L.S. – EP,” on February 22, 2018. It contains the tracks “Hometown,” “No One,” “Plane Jane,” “Millions,” and “Doin Something,” among others.
In the 2014 “One Ten” episode “A Mother’s Love,” Benjamin made his acting début. In the same year, he made his acting début in the thriller movie “Matthew 18,” playing a character by the name of Nathan. He was chosen to play Jason in the thriller movie “Supermodel” in 2015. The drama movie “3am in Hollywood,” the action movie “Bunny and Clyde,” and the horror movie “Judgment” are now scheduled to feature Benjamin.
Individual Life of Don Benjamin
In the Chicago neighborhood of the South Side, Don Benjamin was born on May 5, 1987. Benjamin, an impressionable youngster, was exposed to the widespread crime, gun violence, and destitution that are associated with the South Side. He never joined a gang, though, as he and his mother moved from Mississippi to Florida, Mississippi to Minneapolis, Minnesota, and eventually to Minneapolis, Minnesota, where he finished high school.
Benjamin has always been involved with music. He was raised on the music of Boyz II Men, Jagged Edge, Nas, LL Cool J, Jay Z, and Nas. He began rapping while playing hoops in high school while juggling his varsity basketball team captain responsibilities.
One of the most popular personalities on social media is Benjamin. He also has a YouTube channel in addition to profiles on Instagram, Twitter, and Facebook. On Instagram, Twitter, and Facebook, he has 2.2 million, 195 thousand, and 469 thousand followers, accordingly. He has 21 thousand followers and 453 thousand views on his own YouTube account. The channel was created on May 2, 2011, and on December 16, 2013, the first movie was uploaded.
Liane Valenzuela, a social media influencer and star on Musical.ly (now known as TikTok), and Benjamin began courting in 2015. On October 31, 2017, they agreed to create the YouTube channel “Forever Us” to track the development of their relationship. The account has 1.8 million views and more than 67 thousand subscribers as of June 2018. On the day the channel was created, the first movie was uploaded to it. The video, titled “Welcome to Our Channel,” features Benjamin and Valenzuela each outlining their motivations for starting the channel. They collaborated on the song “No One,” which was released in January and subsequently appeared on his debut EP.
Don Benjamin Net Worth
Don is one of the wealthiest and most well-known models. Don Benjamin has a net worth of $5 million, per our study of data from sources like Wikipedia, Forbes, and Business Insider.