Joseph Benjamin is a popular Nigerian actor, producer, director, television personality, model, television presenter and a philanthropist.
He was born on the 9th of November 1976 in Lagos State. He hails from kogi State, the Confluence State in Central Nigeria.
Joseph Benjamin had his primary education in Benue State and later completed his secondary school education in Lagos. After obtaining his first and secondary school certificates respectively, he went to the University of Nigeria, Nsukka in Enugu State where he bagged a National Diploma (ND) in Computer Literacy.
He went further to have Bachelor’s degree in Philosophy from the University of Ibadan. He is a good Nollywood actor with abundance of talents.
His Acting Career
Joseph, who made his journey into Nollywood in 1995, started his acting career at a very tender age of 12. He has featured on a television series “Tales by Moonlight” aired freely on the Nigerian Television Authority (NTA).
He acted his first movie “Cross Roads”, a movie he starred alongside Ramsey Nouah and Sandra Achums.
He is creative, skillful, and exceptionally talented in acting and interpretation of movie roles. He accepts any role assigned him by movie directors and producers in the industry. Again, his style of acting is such that gives acting real life situation.
Joseph is a prolific Nollywood actor with over 200 movies to his credit. Some of his movie collections include Deadly Mission, Edge of Paradise, Beyond Blood, Contract, Murder at Prime Suites, dance to My Beat, The Grave dust, Jungle Ride, Stripped, Contract, Kiss and Tell, Spellbound, Tango with Me and a hit movie, “Married but Living” which of course earned him an award for best actor in Nigeria at the best of Nollywood Awards in Lagos, Nigeria.
Joseph Benjamin in his years of experience in acting has received several awards. They include:
- Most promising actor in Nigeria at the City People Entertainment Awards.
- Best actor in a supporting role at the African Movie Academy Awards.
- Golden actor of the year at the Golden Icon Movie Academy Awards.
- Best actor of the year at the African Magic Viewers Choice Awards.
- African actor of the year at the African Film Awards.
- Nigerian Broadcasters Merit Awards for outstanding television presenter.
- Most promising Act to watch at the best of Nollywood Awards.
Joseph Benjamin is presently MTN Ambassador, a South African communication giant based in Nigeria.
His Personal Life
Joseph got married to his wife in 2014. The marriage is blessed with two children. Sadly enough, the marriage ended up in divorce, the reason best known mainly to both parties.
His Net Worth
Joseph Benjamin is a renowned Nollywood actor, rated one of the richest, exceptionally talented and most influential with a net worth of about $1 million dollars.