Alec Benjamin Biography

Biography by Published on Updated on 05 Dec, 2019
Facts of Alec Benjamin
Date of Birth: 1994 , May-28
Age: 25 years old
Birth Nation: United States of America
Name Alec Benjamin
Nationality American
Birth Place/City Phoenix, Arizona
Ethnicity White
Profession Singer
Working For Youtube
Net Worth $750 thousand
Education University of Southern California
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Alec Benjamin is an American singer and songwriter who rose to fame after his song Let Me Down Slowly went viral. He is also notable for his many other hit singles and albums like Paper CrownEnd of the SummerI Built a FriendThe Human Condition. Besides, the artist likewise has a considerable fan following on his eponymous YouTube Channel with more than 1.99 million subscribers, as of 2019. 

Phoenix, Arizona Born Singer

Alec Benjamin was born on May 28, 1994, in Phoenix, Arizona, the United States under the zodiac sign Gemini. He is American as per his nationality and is White by ethnicity.

Benjamin grew up listening to famous artists like Paul Simon and Eminem. He gradually developed a strong passion for music. He later started playing guitar on his own by watching Youtube videos. 

After his high school graduation, Alec attended the prestigious University of Southern California. At the same time, he also started writing his own songs and then decided to pursue a music career.

Paper Crown Was His Debut Single

Following his graduation, Alec Benjamin signed a deal with a small-time independent label, White Rope. He released his debut mixtape, Mixtape 1: American in 2013. The same year, he came back to the United States and performed in a few music programs, in Los Angeles. 

Alec Benjamin posing for a photo holding his Guitar SOURCE: Tidal

In 2014, Alec released his debut single Paper Crown. Later, he uploaded the song on his self-titled YouTube channel on August 6, 2016. The video has 6.8 million views, as of 2019. 

Benjamin uploaded another single The Water Fountain on August 26, 2016, on his Youtube channel. The single has amassed more than 19 million views so far.

In 2017, Alec released a song titled I Build a Friend. It has amassed more than 4 million views on Spotify within a year. The song was also used as backing material for a contemporary dance audition of contestant Merrick Hanna, on the first episode of the 12th season of Ameican's Got Talent. 

In 2018, the artist released a track Let Me Down Slowly featuring Alessia Cara. On January 8, 2019, he made his US television debut by performing his song Let Me Down Slowly on The Late Late Show with James Corden.

What is Alec Benjamin's Net Worth?

According to some tabloids, American singer and songwriter, Alec Benjamin has an estimated net worth of $750 thousand as of December 2019. His major source of income includes music sale, tours-shows, and YouTube Channel.

Benjamin also has collected a good sum of money from his official website alecbenjamin..com, where he sells shirts, hoodies, and hats. 

Youtube Earning

Benjamin's self-titled Youtube Channel is also a major part of his net worth. Alec created his channel on 5 October 2010. It has amassed +1.99 million subscribers and has 321,063,401 total views, as of Dec 2019.

On 4 June 2018, Alec uploaded his hit track Let Me Down Slowly on his Youtube channel. Currently, the video has 91 million clicks and roughly collected $169,864 to date. On the other hand, the artist makes $43.1k - $689.9k a year from his channel. 

Is He Married Anyone?

Alec Benjamin is not married as of December 2019. There is no information regarding his love life, relationship, and girlfriend. It seems Benjamin is currently focused on his career rather than anything. 

The American singer is also a recognized face on social media. He has more than 1.2 million followers on his Instagram as of 2019. He frequently keeps posting his pictures with fans, friends, and family.

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