Benny Blanco Net Worth
Benny Blanco has an estimated net worth of $16 million as of May 2022. He is an American Record Producer, DJ, Record Executive, and Songwriter. He is mainly known as the founder of two labels with the collaboration of Interscope Records.
He is also quite active on his social media and has been constantly praised for his unique style of songwriting, and personality. Benny is the recipient of the 2013 Hal David Starlight Award from the Songwriters Hall of Fame. He is one of the top American artists in the music industry and has been classified as Maroon 5 by the New York Times and The Hitmaker for Rihanna.
Moreover, he made his good reputation in the industry by winning “BMI Songwriter of the Year” multiple times and the iHeartRadio’s “Producer of the Year” in 2017.
|Full Name||Benjamin Joseph Levin|
|Date of Birth||March 8, 1988|
|Birth Place||Plano, Collin, Texas, US|
|Profession||Record Producer, DJ, Record Executive, and Songwriter|
|Height||5 ft 8 in or 1.75 m|
|Weight||82 kg or 180 lbs|
|Father||Andrew Mark Levin|
|Net Worth||$16 million (approx.)|
|Last Updated||May 2022|
Benjamin Joseph Levin popularly known by his stage name Benny Blanco was born on March 8, 1988, in Plano, Collin, Texas. Both his father, Andrew Mark Levin, and mother, Sandra Beth belonged to the Jewish ethnicity. He grew up with his brother Jeremy in Virginia, although he was raised in Los Angeles, California.
Benny Blanco attended Langston Hughes Middle School where he started his first experiments with rapping and beats in his room. He developed his taste in music at the age of 13 and decided to pursue his career in rapping.
While studying in High School, he got serious about his music career and grabbed the attention of Jon Shecte, the founder of Source Magazine. Later, he tried to assist Benny in signing up a deal with Columbia Records. He received an internship and in 2005, Benny started working for David Shayman (Disco D) in New York.
He started playing Ukulele at a very young age and has more than 12 keyboards. Adele, Gucci Mane, and Yo-Yo Ma are among his biggest musical influences.
Benny Blanco started his professional music career by signing a deal with dr Luke’s production company called Kasz Money Productions. Under the label, he has co-written and co-produced many hit songs like Dynamite for Taio Cruz, Tik Tok for Kesha, and Teenage Dream for Katy Perry.
In 2008, he got a chance to write and produce Britney Spears’ hit single Circus. The song quickly went viral by peaking at #3 on the Billboard Hot as well as #1 on American Pop radio, with more than 5.5 million digital copies sold all over the world.
In 2011, Benny worked as a writer and record producer for Maroon 5’s singles Moves Like Jagger, Stereo Hearts, Gym Class Heroes, and 3OH!3’s Don’t Trust Me that become his first charting hits. In the same year, he got an opportunity to work on Maroon 5’s Platinum-selling album titled Overexposed as well as the project’s lead track Payphone ft Wiz Khalifa.
He has also collaborated with many famous artists like Justin Bieber, Selena Gomez, Ariana Grande Lana Del Rey, The Weeknd, Miguel, Camila Cabello, Halsey, and Britney Spears.
He is considered one of the most popular musicians and producers in the music industry. He has contributed to the successful sale of over 500 million albums across the world with some high-profile musicians such as Wiz Khalifa, Kesha Sia, Selena Gomez, The Weeknd, and many more. The rapper has also collaborated with Rihanna on the track Diamonds, garnering more than 1.9 billion views on YouTube.
In July 2018, Benny Banco released his debut single Eastside ft, Halsey and Khalid. He released the song under the record label Friends Keep Secrets. It became successful and peaked at #9 on the Billboard Hot 100, as well as topping the charts in the UK, New Zealand, and Ireland.
Later, He came up with some more hit tracks that include I Found You ft Calvin Harris, Better to Lie with Swae Lee and Jesse. He also collaborated with the rapper Juice Wrld for two tracks Roses and Graduation.
In March 2021, the deluxe version of his debut album was released, and received a Platinum Certificate for the RIIA.
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It is unclear to say that he is currently dating the actress Elsie Hewitt.
During an Interview, Benny stated that he proposed to a lady named Ashley, who is now a successful music producer. +The two were in a relationship for a short period until they separated.
In 2011, the Australian magazine revealed that Benny Blanco had been dating the famous singer Katy Perry. However, the report wasn’t true and legal action was taken against this false accusation.
Awards & Achievements
- Songwriter of the Year (2011,2012 & 2014)
- Best Lyrics (2017)
- Producer of the Year (2017)
- Best Pop Vocal Album (2018)
- Gold (2019)
- Golden Globe Awards/Best Original Song (2016)
- Grammy Awards/Album of the Year (2011)
- Grammy Awards/Best R&B Song (2013)
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