American record producer and multi-instrumentalist Benjamin Joseph Levin, better known as Benny Blanco in the music business, has collaborated with many well-known artists throughout his long career. The Songwriters Hall of Fame (SHOF) presented Blanco with the Hal David Starlight Award in 2013 in recognition of his exceptional songwriting abilities. In addition to this, he has also received 2x iHeartRadio Music Awards-2017 and 5x BMI Songwriter of the Year awards between 2011-2014. Blanco has produced seven number-one singles on Billboard’s top charts and several more top 10 singles.
Benny Blanco Biography and Net Worth
|Net Worth $16 million|
|Full Name Benjamin Joseph Levin|
|Birth Date March 8, 1988|
|Age 34 years|
|Birthplace Reston, Virginia, U.S.|
|Profession Rap Artist, Songwriter, Producer|
|Girlfriend Elsie Hewitt|
Benny Blanco Early Life
Benny Blanco was born in Reston, Virginia, on March 8, 1988, in a Jewish family. According to him, his family has always been very encouraging of his artistic endeavors. As a child, he used to practice music-making at home. Due to his extreme privacy, there isn’t much information available regarding his personal life.
Benny Blanco Career Beginnings
In his bedroom, he started creating hip-hop instrumentals and adding his vocals to them. When he was six years old, Nas’ “The World Is Yours” and All-4-One’s “I Swear” appeared on cassette tapes. This was his first significant exposure to music, and it had an impact on his early productions. The Source and Columbia Records execs took notice of Blanco’s rapping after his early attempts with beat-making and self-recording on his boom box. He spent a good portion of his formative years in Thurmont, Maryland, attending Camp Airy. Blanco made numerous journeys from his birthplace in Virginia to New York City to connect with companies and producers before securing an apprenticeship with producer Disco D.
Benny Blanco Success
Dr. Luke, a songwriter, and producer, coached Blanco for several years before signing Blanco to his Kasz Money Productions label. Under Dr. Luke’s guidance, Blanco co-produced and co-wrote several songs, including hits by Katy Perry, Kesha, and Taio Cruz, such as “Teenage Dream,” “TiK ToK,” and “Dynamite.” His other original creations include Gym Class Heroes’ “Stereo Hearts” and Sean Foreman and Nathaniel Motte’s “Don’t Trust Me.” For their fourth studio album, “Overexposed,” Maroon 5 once again worked with Blanco following the success of “Moves like Jagger.” The album turned out to be among the best-selling in the group’s history. It sold over 222,000 copies and debuted at number two on the Billboard 200. Benny Blanco’s debut single, “Eastside,” was published in 2018, and the RIIA of America awarded it platinum certification.
Benny Blanco Girlfriend
British actress and model, Elsie Hewitt is Benny Blanco’s girlfriend and they were spotted together in 2020 while the country was under lockdown.
Benny Blanco Net Worth
Benny Blanco has an estimated net worth of $16 million as of 2022 and Album sales, live show performances, and agreements with record labels are among Benny Blanco’s main sources of income. Benny Blanco receives a total annual salary of more than $2.5 million from several sources of income he has. He invested $9.2 million in a lavish property with five bedrooms and five bathrooms that is over 5589 square feet in size.
Benny Blanco Height & Weight
|Eye Color Hazel|
|Hair Color Black|