CELEB OF THE DAY – Joseph Benjamin

Nollywood actor, Joseph Benjamin, was born on the 9th of November, 1976. He hails from Kogi state but his mother is a native of Anambra state. He has a diploma in Computer Literacy from University of Nigeria, Nsukka.

He made his first television appearance when he was 12 in a popular TV program, ‘Tales by Moonlight’. His first movie role was in a movie titled ‘crossroads’ where he acted alongside Sandra Achums and Ramsey Nouah. Aside acting, he is also a model, Voice-over Artist and a television presenter. Joseph Benjamin became a household name after he started co-hosting music talent TV reality show, MTN Project Fame. He has since grabbed so many roles in different award winning Nollywood movies and has never disappointed his fans.  In 2012, he won the award for African Actor of the Year at the African Film Awards and was nominated for Golden Actor in the 2015 Golden Movie Awards.

The tall, dark and handsome actor has been counted among Nollywood’s sexiest actors and is always seen acting romantic roles. He is one very stylish actor and one of his most charming physical feature is his one-sided smile.

He has acted alongside Nollywood celebrities like Genevieve Nnaji, Ramsey Nouah, Monalisa Chinda, Funke Akindele, Joke Silva, Nse Ikpe-Etim, Desmond Elliot and a host of others. Some of his movies include Dark Side, Married but Living Single,While you slept, Tango with me, Contract, Kiss and tell, Firebrand, Spell bound, believe, Mr. and Mrs e.t.c

Joseph Benjamin Got married in 2004 and the marriage produced a beautiful daughter and an adorable son but the marriage hit the rocks. He was once quoted to have said:

She is a good woman but I could not go on with the union anymore seeing the foundation it was built on was untrue.

Below are photos of the talented actor and his wonderful kids.

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