Benji Madden Biography
Benji Madden (Benjamin Levi Madden) is an American guitarist, vocalist, songwriter, and producer. He is the lead guitarist and backing vocalist for the band Good Charlotte and also pop rock collaboration The Madden Brothers.
Madden formed both acts with his identical twin brother, Joel Madden. He was also a coach on The Voice Australia with his brother Joel from 2015-16.
How Old Is Benji Madden?
Benjamin Levi Combs was born on March 11, 1979, in Waldorf, Maryland, U.S. He is 39 years old as of 2018.
Benji Madden Family
He was born to Robin Madden and Roger Combs. He has three siblings, two brothers, and a sister. Benji has an identical twin, Joel Madden with whom he formed the band Good Charlotte.
He also has an older brother named Josh and a younger sister, Sarah. Levi with all his siblings attended La Plata High School in La Plata, Maryland.
Benji Madden Brother
Benji and Joel formed the band Good Charlotte. The duo is known as The Madden Brothers. They formed it as a side project separate from Good Charlotte in 2014. Growing up in Maryland, Benji and his brother became big fans of the Baltimore Orioles and the Washington Redskins.
Benji Madden Josh Madden
Josh has been styling, writing, curating, and working alongside their band-in addition to working in the marketing department at their record label, Epic Records.
Benji Madden Nicole Richie
Nicole Richie is an American fashion designer, author, actress, and media personality married to Benji’s brother, Joel Madden.
Benji Madden Wife
Benji began dating actress Cameron Diaz in May 2014. The couple was unofficially engaged before Christmas Day in 2014 and were spontaneously married on January 5th, 2015. They got married in a Jewish ceremony at their Beverly Hills home.
Benji Madden Girlfriends
Media outlets reported that Madden and his long-time fiancée, Australian starlet Sophie Monk, had split up in January 2008. In response to the rumors, Good Charlotte’s rep told Us Weekly: “Benji Madden and Sophie Monk are together and very happy.” However, in mid-February, it was officially announced by Monk’s Sydney agent, that “Sophie and Benji have officially split. The decision was mutual and they remain amicable.”
Benji Madden Paris Hilton
Paris dated Good Charlotte guitarist Benji Madden for nine months, until November 2008.
Benji Madden Kids
There is no current information on Benji’s Kids.
Benji Madden Fashion Line
Benji started the fashion line called Made Clothing, along with his brothers Joel and Josh, but the line later became defunct. The line became DCMA Collective in early 2006. On March 15, 2008, a DCMA Collective store opened in Los Angeles but later closed.
Benji Madden Band
Madden started a band with his twin brother Joel named Good Charlotte in 1996. The band still tours.
While he still playing in Good Charlotte, Benji and Joel wrote and produced for other artists. He was also a co-writer and co-producer of some of the songs on Hilary Duff’s Most Wanted (2005) compilation album. Madden later helped write the songs “Amnesia” for pop-rockers 5 Seconds of Summer and “No Ordinary Girl” for pop artists Kalin and Myles. He has then appeared as a backup vocalist for artists such as MxPx, Kill Hannah, Apoptygma Berzerk, Mest, The 69 Eyes, Sean Kingston, Three 6 Mafia, Chamillionaire, and also Matisyahu. Benji has guest played in the band Taintstick, led by radio talk show host, professional MMA fighter, and pro skateboarder, Jason Ellis as of September 2009.
He also took part in a boxing match against MTV and VH1 host Riki Rachtman at Ellismania 5: Get These Brawls on April 3, 2010. This event was hosted by Jason Ellis at The Joint in the Hard Rock Hotel and Casino in Las Vegas. Benji beat Rachtman by knockout at 1 minute and 42 seconds into the first round.
Benji and his brother Joel Madden released a free mix-tape, “The Madden Brothers: Before Volume 1” on November 11, 2011. The mixtape contains new artists the brothers were personally interested in. Their elder brother Josh Madden also helped to produce the mix-tape. then Unknown Rappers, Machine Gun Kelly, Rockie Fresh, Kreayshawn, Cassie Veggies, HXLT, and Wiz Khalifa all appeared on the mix-tape.
Madden appeared on the TV show The Voice Australia, alongside Joel as joint mentor-judges in 2012.
Benji helped write Tonight Alive’s song “Breakdown” in early 2013. He also sang back-up vocals at the end of the song and made an appearance in the video.
Electronic dance music artist TJR released his track “Come Back Down” in 2014. The track features Benji on the track’s vocals. On September 16, 2014, The Madden Brothers recording “Greetings from California” was released.
Both of the Madden brothers appeared as coaches on The Voice Kids Australia in a double chair in mid-2014, after the example of the Dutch The Voice of Holland and The Voice Kids (Netherlands season 1) edition in which the singer’s duo Nick & Simon appeared as a judging duo between 2010 and 2015. Madden joined Joel as a coach on the main edition of The Voice in early 2015, bringing the number of coaches up to five.
Benji and his two brothers formally started their company MDDN in 2015, of which Benji is CEO, offering artist management, artist development, and also creative services. MDDN company gained success quickly with the brothers taking management of Jessie J, Sleeping with Sirens, Hollywood Undead, Waterparks, Antiflag, Chase Atlantic, K Camp, Architects, and many more.
Benji Madden Net Worth
He has an estimated net worth of $16 million dollars.
Benji Madden Tattoos
He has many tattoos, including a tattoo of Benjamin Franklin, which covers his entire back. Benji has the Orioles O’s tattooed by his ear.
How Tall Is Benji Madden?
He stands at a height of 1.68 m.