February 22, 2024

Benjamin Joseph Levin (born March 8, 1988; Age: 35 years) is a well-known and Award-winning American record producer, singer, songwriter, and multi-instrumentalist known professionally as Benny Blanco. Benny Blanco has collaborated with numerous popular artists, contributing to creating hit songs across various genres. Some artists he has worked with include Katy Perry, Justin Bieber, Ed Sheeran, Rihanna, Maroon 5, and many more.

Early Life

Benny Blanco was born and raised in Reston, Virginia. Growing up, he received the care and upbringing of his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Levin. His father, Andrew Mark Levin, was involved in the intimate apparel business, while his mother, Sandra Beth Levin, worked in assisted living. Benny had an older brother named Jeremy Levin.

From a young age, Benny Blanco showed a keen interest in music, with his passion beginning to blossom around 6. However, it wasn’t until 1994 that he officially entered the realm of music production, marking the beginning of his journey in the music industry.

Career

Benny Blanco’s journey in the music world began in the mid-2000s when he gained attention for his production work on hip-hop and pop tracks. One of his early breakthroughs came with Spank Rock’s production of “Bump” in 2006. Following this success, he made a name for himself as a versatile and innovative producer.

In 2008, Blanco’s career significantly turned when he co-wrote and produced Kesha’s hit single “Tik Tok.” The song topped the charts worldwide, establishing Kesha and Benny Blanco as forces to be reckoned with in the music industry. This success opened the doors for Blanco to collaborate with several other prominent artists.

Over the years, Benny Blanco has worked with diverse musicians, ranging from pop and hip-hop stars to alternative and indie acts. Some of his notable collaborations include projects with Maroon 5, Wiz Khalifa, Rihanna, Ed Sheeran, Halsey, and Justin Bieber, among others. Blanco’s ability to cross genres and work with artists from various musical backgrounds has contributed to his widespread acclaim.

In addition to his production and songwriting skills, Benny Blanco has also pursued a solo career as an artist. He released his debut single, “Eastside,” featuring Halsey and Khalid, in 2018. The song became a commercial success and further solidified Blanco’s position as a multifaceted talent in the industry. The song peaked at number nine on the Billboard Hot 100 and was a global success, topping the charts in several countries.

Benny Blanco embarked on a series of musical releases, showcasing his collaborative prowess with esteemed artists such as Calvin Harris, Miguel, Selena Gomez, J Balvin, Justin Bieber, among others.

One notable milestone in Blanco’s solo career occurred on August 5, 2022, with the release of his inaugural artist collaboration. This project featured a unique blend of talent, bringing together BTS members Jin, Jimin, V, and Jung Kook alongside the iconic Snoop Dogg. The resulting track, titled “Bad Decisions,” marked a significant moment in Blanco’s discography, showcasing his ability to seamlessly integrate diverse musical styles and personalities into a cohesive and compelling piece of music.

Throughout his career, Benny Blanco has been recognized with several awards and nominations, including Grammy Awards, for his contributions to hit songs. His impact on the contemporary music landscape has been profound, and he continues to be a sought-after producer and songwriter.

Discography

  • Bump
  • Tik Tok
  • Eastside
  • I Found You
  • I Can’t Get Enough
  • Lonely
  • Bad Decisions

Personal Life

Benny Blanco has been romantically linked to several notable figures in the entertainment industry. He was involved with music producer Ashley in a previous relationship, but the couple parted ways a few months later. Following this, Benny entered into a romantic relationship with Elsie Hewitt, and their connection was often showcased through pictures shared on his social media platforms, providing a glimpse into their personal life.

As of November 2023, Benny Blanco has been the subject of speculation regarding a potential romantic involvement with the renowned pop sensation Selena Gomez. While details about their relationship remain unconfirmed, reports suggest that Benny and Selena may have entered a romantic partnership. The intricacies of their connection and the nature of their relationship are currently under the scrutiny of the public eye. 

Social Media

Net Worth

Benny Blanco’s financial success in the music industry has translated into an estimated net worth of approximately $16 million. 


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