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.
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 married in 2004 and has two children; he and his wife are now separated.
Benjamin made his first movie, Crossroads, in 1995 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, he starred with Genevieve Nnaji in the drama Tango With Me and has appeared in TV and radio commercials.
Other movies to his credit include Dark Side, Married but Living Single, and Mr. and Mrs.
He won the African Actor of the Year award at the 2012 African Film Awards. For his role in Married but Living Single, he won the best lead actor at the 2012 Best of Nollywood Awards. In 2012, Benjamin won best actor in a lead role at the 2012 Nollywood Movies Awards.