Born November 9, 1976

Benue State




Joseph Benjamin is an Actor, Model, Voice-over Artist and television presenter mainly known for co-hosting MTN's Project Fame a talent reality show, and starring in the movies Tango with me, Mr. and Mrs., and Murder at Prime Suites. Joseph Benjamin started acting at age 12. He made his first screen debut appearance in a popular television program titled ‘Tales by Moonlight‘ where he acted as a homeless child. His first movie was in 1993, and is titled Crossroads. Joseph has received numerous awards like the “African Actor of the Year Award” at the 2012 African Film Awards. For his role in Married but Single, he won the “Best Lead Actor” at the 2012 Best of Nollywood Awards. Benjamin also won Best Actor in a lead role at the 2012 Nollywood Movie Awards. Joseph Benjamin is currently an MTN Ambassador.
Gender: Male
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State of Origin: Kogi State
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Father's Status N/A
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Number of Male Children 1
Number of Female Children 1
Profession Actor , TV Compere , Model
Working Experience

Brand Ambassador, MTN

University of Nigeria, Nsukka; University of Ibadan, Ibadan.

– Winner, “Best Lead Actor” , by Best of Nollywood Awards, 2012
– Winner, “Best Actor in a Lead Role”,by Nollywood Movie Awards, 2012
– Winner, “African Actor of the Year Award” , by Nollywood Movie Awards, 2012
– Winner, “Best Actor of the Year” by Africa Magic Viewers Choice Awards;
– Winner, “Best Actor in a Supporting Role” by Africa Movie Academy Awards;
– Winner, “Golden Actor of the Year” by the Golden Icon Movie Academy Awards;
– Winner, “Most Promising Actor in Nigeria” by City People Entertainment Awards;
– Winner, “African Actor of the Year” by African Film Awards;
– Winner, “Nigerian Broadcasters Merit Awards for Outstanding TV Presenter;
– Winner, “Nollywood Most Promising Act to watch by Best of Nollywood Awards

Selected Filmography
– Cross Roads, 1995
– Deadly Mission, 2003
– Just Me, 2005
-Travails of Faith, 2005
– 168 A love Story, 2007
– Tinsel, 2008-2013
– Desperate Housewives Africa, 2015
– Tango with Me, 2010
– Mr. and Mrs., 2011
– Contract, 2012
– Married But Living Single, 2012
– Murder at Prime Suites, 2013
– Iyore, 2014,
– Few good Men, 2014
– Mum, Dad, meet Sam, 2014
– The Great Dusk, 2015
– Rebecca, 2016
– Isoken, 2017..E.t.c.

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