Joseph Benjamin

Joseph Benjamin

Joseph Benjamin is a Nigerian actor, model, singer, Voice-over Artist and television presenter mainly known for co-hosting MTN's Project Fame, a talent reality show, and starring in the movies Tango With Me, Mr. and Mrs., and Murder at Prime Suites

09 November 1979


Joseph was born on 9 November 1976, to a Kogi State indigene father and an Anambra State 

11 July 1991

Early career

Joseph Benjamin made his movie debut in Crossroads in 1991, alongside Ramsey Nouah and Sandra Achums, and had an earlier screen debut at the age of 12 in the television program Tales by Moonlight on NTA.

11 July 2010

Nolly breakthrough and TV personality

Joseph Benjamin has had a successful career in television and film, starring in series like Edge of Paradise and Super Story, and gaining recognition in the early 2010s with roles in romantic-themed films such as Kiss and Tell, Tango With Me, and Married but Living Single, and later breaking typecasting as a detective in the crime thriller Murder at Prime Suites, and joining the cast of Desperate Housewives Africa, while also co-hosting MTN Project Fame West Africa and appearing in TV and radio commercials.

11 July 2012


Joseph Benjamin, a devout Christian, began his professional singing career in 2012 after singing in a choir for many years, focusing on the gospel and inspirational genre with collaborations and singles like "Merry Christmas" and "Joy," and he considers himself a musician first and foremost, with plans to release an EP in 2022.

11 July 2023

Personal life

Joseph Benjamin completed his primary and secondary education in Nigeria, then relocated to the United States in 2016, where he currently resides, and he identifies as a born-again Christian

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