Benji Madden Career and Net Worth
Is Benji Madden rich?, Benji Madden Career and Net Worth
Benji Madden is an American producer, vocalist and musician. He has approximately $40 million in net worth as of this writing. He is fondly known as the lead guitarist as well as backing vocalist for the rock band Good Charlotte.
Benji has over the span of his life always worked with his twin brother Joel Madden. Benji also collaborated with his twin to create the pop-rock band called the Madden Brothers.
Benji Madden Early Life
Benjamin Levi Madden was born on March 11, 1979 in Waldorf, Maryland. Benjamin was given the nickname “Benji” while growing up with his identical twin Joel. Benji had an older brother as well as a younger sister. Benji went to high school in Maryland together with his siblings.
Benji Madden Career
Drawing inspiration from the Beastie Boys, the twins officially founded Good Charlotte in the year 1995. After graduation in 1997, the Benji and Joel focused all their attention on their music. The brothers moved to D.C. after recruiting a drummer.
The went to D.C. and began acoustic shows before expanding their tentacles later on after Billy Martin joined their ranks. The started opening for bands like Blink-182 and Bad Religion. The band’s long-search for a record deal came to an end in 2000 when it secured a deal with Epic Records. Is Benji Madden rich? Definitely! He is worth about $40 million as of this writing.
They quickly released “Good Charlotte”, a self-titled album later in the year. In 2002, the group released the album, “The Young and the Hopeless”. It sold 4.9 million copies launching Good Charlotte into mainstream properly. The group later released “The Chronicles of Life and Death”.
Before their most recent work; “Youth Authority” and “Generation Rx”, the group released a number of hits. Notwithstanding the fact that Benji dedicated a chunk of his time and energy to the group, he also explored other musical ventures. Benji is a reputable songwriter who has done several songs with his twin brother.
He was the co-writer and co-producer for Hilary Duff’s “Most Wanted” album in 2005. Benji has also co-written songs for 5 Seconds of Summer, Kalin and Myles, Tonight Alive and a lot more. He has lent his vocal dexterity to a number of bands and artists alike. Notable amongst them are Sean Kingston, Three 6 Mafia, Chamillionare, etc.
Benji Madden Film and Television
He has made a number of appearances in major films as well as television productions. Benji fought Riki Rachtman in a celebrity boxing bout and won by knockout in the first round in 2010.
Benji appeared in “The Voice Australia” with his brother for the first time before they served as judges later on “The Voice Kids Australia” in 2014. Benji has also appeared in “Not Another Teen Movie”, “Material Girls” and “Punk’s Not Dead”.
Benji Madden Personal Life
Benji was engaged with fiancée, Sophie Monk. She is a well-known singer, actress and model, in Australia, her home. In 2008, Benji cancelled their engagement and ended the relationship.
He started a romantic affair with Cameron Diaz who were connected by his brother’s wife, Nicole Richie. They got engaged in 2014 and followed up with their marriage in 2015. The couple welcomed their first daughter delivered via surrogacy in 2019.