Who is Alec Benjamin?
Alec Benjamin is an American singer and songwriter. He became a sensation in 2018 when his single Let Me Down Slowly reached the top 40 in over 20 countries.
His single Devil Doesn’t Bargain from his album (Un)Commentary has already begun taking position one in a number of countries. Benjamin sings indie folk-pop and alt-pop genres. As of April 2022, he has already reached over 1 billion streams on Spotify.
Alec Benjamin Age
Benjamin is 28 years old as of 2022. He was born on May 28, 1994, in Phoenix, Arizona, U.S.
Alec Benjamin Height
Benjamin stands at a height of 5 foot 11 inches (180 cm).
Alec Benjamin Parents
Benjamin was born and raised in Phoenix, Arizona. His mother Janet appeared with him on The Late Late Show with James Corden where they discussed their favorite things about each other. He also jokingly revealed in another interview that he still lives with his parents.
Alec Benjamin Sister
Alec was raised alongside his older sister Logan Benjamin. He has always been showing how much he loves his sister on his social media platforms. He wrote the song “If We Have Each Other” for his sister. Logan got married in early 2015.
Alec Benjamin Chinese
Benjamin speaks Mandarin Chinese quite fluently. He has sung some of his songs in English versions “Older”, “The Way You Felt” and “Water Fountain” in Chinese.
fun fact .. i speak Chinese ! 你好 🙂 . here’s a collab i did with one of my favorite Chinese artists , Zhao Lu Si . “water fountain” duet in mandarin . pic.twitter.com/9BCPM9l0fo— alecbenjamin (@AlecBenjamin) January 6, 2021
Alec Benjamin Wife
Benjamin is possibly single. In 2016, he revealed he once had a girlfriend but things did not end up pretty well. Lately, he has never shared anything about his personal life and only shares his music.
i had a girlfriend once. she slept over. i woke up. all of my underwear was gone. there was shaving cream and maple syrup all over my room— alecbenjamin (@AlecBenjamin) September 5, 2016
Alec Benjamin Music Career
Benjamin’s music career has been met with ups and downs. While he was a teenager, he would practice playing guitar using Youtube tutorials. By 16 years old, he began writing his own songs and also covering other famous songs and posting them on Youtube.
A year later, he began emailing record labels as well as playing outside concerts and parking lots to gain exposure. Years later, he was signed to Columbia Records but ended their contract a week later after he submitted his album.
Benjamin never lost hope and went on a self-funded tour in Europe to open for Marina Kaye in France and Lea in Germany. He began gaining fans who even sang his songs on America’s Got Talent. He released his mixtape Narrated For You which reached 127 on the US Billboard 200 in 2019.
Benjamin released his debut album These Two Windows in May 2020 which reached number 75 on the US Billboard 200. Since at this time was the high peak of Covid 19 with no shows and tours, he began promoting his album on his Youtube by sharing a back story of some of his songs.
His second album (Un)Commentary released on April 15, 2022, has also begun bringing in numbers. Benjamin is now signed under Elektra Records.
Alec Benjamin Songs
- These Two Windows
- Narrated for You
- Paper Crown
- End of the Summer
- I Built a Friend
- Let Me Down Slowly
- Boy in the Bubble
- If We Have Each Other
- Death of a Hero
- Outrunning Karma
- Must Have Been the Wind
- The Way You Felt
- “I Built a Friend (2020)
- Shadow of Mine
- Devil Doesn’t Bargain
Alec Benjamin Let Me Down Slowly
Let Me Down Slowly is a song written and performed by Alec Benjamin. The song is about an experience he had with an ex-girlfriend. The song was released in 2017 under Atlantic Records.
Alec Benjamin Devil Doesn’t Bargain
Devil Doesn’t Bargain is a song written and performed by Alec Benjamin. It was released in 2022 in his album (Un)Commentary. Devil Doesn’t Bargain is about a friend trying to talk a friend out of a toxic relationship.
Alec Benjamin’s Net Worth
Benjamin has an estimated net worth of $1 million as of 2022.