Ben Bruce is an English musician and actor probably best known as the lead guitarist and backing vocalist of metalcore band Asking Alexandria. He is also the primary songwriter of the band. The band released their debut studio album, Stand Up and Scream, in 2009. Though the album did not beget the anticipated success, the band came up with three successful albums in a row with all charting in the top 10 in the US.
The success of the albums catapulted him to international stardom and led to a role in the film American Satan. As a successful musician, Ben has already gained a large following both offline and online, especially Instagram, on which he has over half a million people following him.
Ben Bruce was born on the 31st of October 1988, in Wandsworth, London, England, United Kingdom. He is currently 30 years old.
|Birth Name||Benjamin Paul Bruce|
|Date of Birth||October 31, 1988|
|Place of Birth||Wandsworth, London, England|
|Age||30 years old|
|Profession||Guitarist, Singer, Actor, Fashion Designer|
Family and Education
While not much is known about his family and his early life, the British guitarist had spent most of his childhood and pre-teen years in Dubai as his family moved there when she was just six years old. Unfortunately, details about his parents were not revealed to the public.
Having been in Dubai for most of the early life, Ben would listen to a lot of music, and at some point, he decided to pursue a music career. He completed his primary and middle school there and later returned to England to create a career out of music.
Ben Bruce Wife
He was first married to Samantha Cassaro in 2013 but it didn’t work for him and eventually ended up in divorce in 2015. However, the actual reason for split up is unknown.
Ben Bruce began dating his girlfriend Ciara Bruce after he met in Warped Tour in June 2015. After dating for two years, the couple tied the knot on June 9, 2017. Their first daughter, Fae, was born before their marriage on 10 September 2016. The lovely couple welcomed their second child, son Fynn, on October 16, 2017.
|Height||Feet – 6 feet 1 inch|
Centimeters – 185 cm
Meters – 1.85 m
|Weight||Kilograms – 84 kg|
Pounds – 185 lbs
|Eye Color||Light Brown|
|Hair Color||Reddish Brown|
|Distinctive Features||Curly Hair|
Ben Bruce formed a band called “Asking Alexandria” while he was in Dubai with some of his friends in 2006. The band released their debut album titled “The Irony of Your Perfection,” but it didn’t get the reception they expected. Not long after, they parted ways and he moved back to England to pursue music.
After returning to England, Ben again formed a new band under the same name and released their first debut studio album, “Stand Up and Scream,” in 2009. They released the record on the American record label Sumerian Records, which entered the US Top Heatseekers music chart at number four and debuted at number 29 on the Us Top Independent Albums chart.
They followed it up with the album “Reckless & Relentless” in April 2011 and “From Death to Destiny” in August 2013, and released their third album “The Black” in March 2016. All three albums emerged as smashing hits in the US, with all of them charting in the top 10 on the Billboard 200 music chart.
In 2017, Ben Bruce made his acting debut in the supernatural musical thriller film, “American Satan,”. playing the role of Leo Donovan.
Ben Bruce Net Worth
Now, this is the topic that most of you are probably looking forward to. Well, we are sorry to say that there is not a lot we have to share regarding the net worth of Ben Bruce. He has kept things away from the media to the best of his abilities.
Ben Bruce on Social Media
Over the years of his successful career as a musician, Ben Bruce has earned a legion of fans on social media. Just like other musicians in the industry, Ben uses social media to help his career continue to thrive.
His Instagram page @benjaminpaulbruce has earned over 500,000 followers. he is also on Twitter under the name @benjaminbruce where he has over 510,000 followers.
Ben Bruce Facts
He developed an interest in music at a young age and took electric guitar lessons at age 12.
Ben cites blues guitarists Eric Clapton, B.B. King and Gary Moore as his biggest inspirations to become a guitarist.
Bruce formed a rock band “Asking Alexandria” in Dubai in 2006 and after his return to England, the band eventually broke up.
Though he has been exposed to a wide range of music, he totally loves metallic kind of music.
In 2008, he took efforts to form a new band with artists from the neighborhood and ultimately succeded in forming the band.
Danny Worsnop is the lead singer of the group while he is the lead guitarist and songwriter. Other members of the band are guitarist Cameron Liddell, drummer James Cassells, and bassist Sam Bettley.
Ben launched his own clothing line in 2011.
In March 2014, Ben launched his own record label called “KBB” along with Asking Alexandria’s manager, Kyle Borman.
KBB Records has collaborated with bands such as “Scare Don’t Fear,” “The Family Ruin,” “Run 2 Cover,” and “A Fall To Break”.