Benji is famous for his role as the lead guitarist in the Good Charlotte band.
Benji has a twin brother known as Joel Madden. The two brothers have undertaken various projects over the years. For example, they’re the brains behind the Madden Brothers band.
As of 2022, Benji Madden's net worth is estimated to be $40 million.
|Net Worth||$40 million|
|Given Name||Benjamin Levi Madden|
|Famous Name||Benji Madden|
|Source(s) of Fame||Music producer, Vocalist, Musician, Guitarist, Songwriter|
|Date of Birth||March 11, 1979|
|Place of Birth||Waldorf, Maryland, United States|
|Relationships||Married, Cameron Diaz, Since 2015|
Benji Madden was born on 11th March 1979 in Waldorf, Maryland. His full name is Benjamin Levi Madden. Further, he has a twin brother by the name of Joel Madden.
His parents’ names are Robbin Marie Madden and Roger Combs. Thus, he was initially called Benjamin Levi Combs. But, Benji later changed his name when his father abandoned the family. Thus, he dropped his last name from “combs” and took his mother’s name, “Madden.”
Besides, his twin brother, Benji, has other siblings. So, Benji has an elder brother as well as a sister. Benji, alongside his siblings, attended his high school education at La Plata in Maryland.
In 1995 at 16, Benji began learning how to play the guitar. Later, Benji collaborated with his twin brother, and together they formed a band. The two managed to increase their publicity level in a short duration.
Before diving into the music career, Benji tried his luck in the clothing business. Due to business frustrations, Benji and Joel decided to switch gears and try something else.
In 1995, Benji formed their first band alongside his twin brother. The Good Charlotte band drew inspiration from the Beastie Boys. After completing high school in 1997, the two had time to concentrate on music fully.
Thus, they took different steps to grow their music group. For example, they sourced a drummer and added him to the group. Later, the group began preparing and performing acoustic concerts.
Further, Billy Martin would later join the group as a guitarist. That enabled Benji and his teammates to open for other bands. For example, they worked with the “Bad Religion” band.
In 2002, The Good Charlotte band broke into the mainstream after releasing their album. They dubbed their album “The Young and Hopeless.” Also, the group made millions of sales which helped the group produce other albums.
Besides the band consuming most of his time, Benji has worked with other artists. For example, he acted as a co-writer for different groups, including Tonight Alive.
Benji Madden has an immense love for tattoos. That’s why Benjamin Franklin’s tattoo occupies most of his back. Furthermore, Benji loves boxing and mixed martial arts (MMA). Indeed, since 2010, he’s participated in various nonprofessional boxing concerts.
Nevertheless, Benji has had romantic relationships over the years. For example, in February 2008, he split up with Sophie Monk. In 2014, Benji began dating Cameron Diaz. Days to Christmas, the lovebirds got engaged.
Benji and Cameron Diaz tied the notes under the Jewish customs on January 5, 2015. Also, together they have one child, a daughter. Besides, they live in Beverly Hills, California.
Benji Madden is active across different social media platforms. On his Twitter handle, Benji has 462.8 thousand followers. On Instagram, Benji has 475 thousand followers.
Moreover, Benji Madden has 7,634 monthly listeners on Spotify. Again, his band’s YouTube channel has 527 thousand subscribers. But, his personal YouTube channel has 412 subscribers.
Benji Madden has achieved massive success in his music career. His twin Joel Madden has been part of his success. Besides, Benji has collaborated with other artists in various roles, including songwriting.
Benji Madden’s net worth stands at 40 million dollars at the moment.
Benji Madden has sometimes been associated with other Rock Stars such as Milton Ruth.