Alec Benjamin is a well-known singer and songwriter based in Phoenix, Arizona. He made waves in the pop scene in early 2013 with the release of his debut mixtape called Mixtape 1: America followed by his second mixtape in 2018. He came from a family that has nothing to do with the music, however, his love for music, hard work, and pure dedication took him to the heights he’s today. Alec has several hit tracks to his credits such as “Paper Crown”, “I Built A Friend”, “End of the Summer”, “Let Me Down Slowly” and “Water Fountain”.
Alec Benjamin was born on the 28th of May 1994, in Phoenix, Arizona, United States of America. He’s currently 25 years old.
|Birth Name||Alec Benjamin|
|Date of Birth||May 28, 1994|
|Place of Birth||Phoenix, Arizona, U.S.|
|Age||25 years old|
Family and Education
Talking about Alec’s family, not much is known about his parents or his upbringing. The only information that we know about his family is that he has an older sister, however, her name is concealed. Benjamin graduated from the University of Southern California.
Alec Benjamin Girlfriend
Alec is kind of a person who rarely opens about his personal life and thus we could hardly find any information related to his past or present relationships.
|Height||Feet – 5 feet 8 inches|
Centimeters – 173 cm
Meters – 1.73 m
|Weight||Kilograms – 65 kg|
Pounds – 143 lbs
|Hair Color||Dark Brown|
Alec released his first mixtape titled “Mixtape 1: America” in 2013, followed by Narrated for You in 2018.
Apart from that, he has released a number of hit singles, with a popular track “Paper Crown”, released first in 2014. His other notable tracks include “I Built A Friend”, “End of the Summer”, “Let Me Down Slowly” and “Water Fountain”.
- Columbia Records
- Warner /Chappell Music, Inc.
- Atlantic Recording Corporation
- Jon Bellion
- Dan Wilson
- Sacha Skarbek
- Jamie Scott
- Alessia Cara
In 2018, Alec appeared in the show called “WGN Morning News”, in which he performed some of his hit tracks.
He is best known for his songs Paper Crown, End of the Summer, I Built a Friend, Let Me Down Slowly, The Boy in the Bubble, If We Have Each Other, Death of a Hero, Outrunning Karma, and 1994.
Alec Benjamin Favorite Things
Favorite Singers – Eminem, Paul Simon, Jason Mraz, John Mayer, Katy Perry
Alec Benjamin Net Worth
His net worth is estimated to be around $1 million, however, the exact details about his fortune is uncertain.
Fewer Known Facts About Alec Benjamin
He grew up listening music of popular artists such as Paul Simon, Eminem, and Dr. Dre.
Alec never had an inclination to become a singer when he was young but during high school, he became serious about music. He is a self-taught guitarist.
At age 16, he began writing his own songs and composed them by using computer software.
He came out of his comfort zone and traveled to Los Angeles several times to meet people in the industry. But nothing helped him until he met Sacha Skarbek, a songwriter, through a common friend and they started writing songs together.
Alec Benjamin gained significant fans through concerts and tours lately, and not long before, he signed a deal with an independent label ‘White Rope’ and released his debut mixtape, ‘Mixtape 1: America, in 2013.
He has collaborated with artists such as Jon Bellion and has featured in the track “New York Soul Pt. ii” from Jon’s album The Human Condition.
Alec’s music is heavily influenced by artists such as Eminem and Paul Simon.
He is a camera-shy person.
Alec has worked with artists such as Camila Cabello, a Cuban-American singer-songwriter and Alessia Cara, who is a Canadian singer, songwriter, and instrumentalist.
On January 8, 2019, Alec performed his hit track “Let Me Down Slowly” on The Late Late Show with James Corden.