JOSEPH BENJAMIN: ACTING AND MORE


Joseph Benjamin is a Nigerian actor, model, 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.

Benjamin was born on 9 November 1976, to a Kogi State indigene father and an Anambra State mother. He attended primary school in Benue State and completed his secondary education in Lagos State. He attended University of Nigeria, Nsukka, where he earned a diploma in Computer Literacy.
Benjamin made his first movie, Crossroads, in 1991 (alongside Ramsey Nouah and Sandra Achums); however, his screen debut was earlier, when he appeared at age 12 in the television program Tales by Moonlight on NTA

Benjamin has starred in several television series, including Edge of Paradise, in which he was being "crushed on" by his neighbour’s daughter. He starred with Genevieve Nnaji in the drama ‘Tango with me’ and has appeared in TV and radio commercials. He has co-hosted, with Adaora Oleh, MTN Project Fame West Africa since 2009. He won the African Actor of the Year award, at the 2012 African Film Awards.

Joseph Benjamin was nominated for Golden Actor in the Golden Movie Awards which held on 21 May 2015. 
He is one rising star who is fun and enterprising to watch.