Benjamin Burnley Biography

Updated On Jul 14, 2019 Published On Jun 19, 2016
Facts of Benjamin Burnley
Date of Birth: 1978 , March-10
Birth Nation: United States
Height: 6 Feet 4 Inch
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Benjamin Burnley is a talented musician from the United States. He is a music composer as well as the music producer. He is also famous for being the founder and the lead vocalist of an American rock band Breaking Benjamin. He is also its rhythm guitarist.

Benjamin Burnley's early life and married life

Best known for his towering height, Benjamin Burnley was born as Benjamin Jackson Burnley IV on 10th March 1978 in Atlantic City, New Jersey, United States of America. He was raised in Selinsgrove, Pennsylvania.

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His nationality is American and he is of white ethnicity.

Benjamin's musical thrust began at a young age. He was aged five when he played piano for the first time in his life.

During his mid-teens, he was homeschooled. He earned his GED requirement within a short period of time.

He met Jonathan Price when he was 21. They were roommates for several months. He began playing music and cover songs in various coffee shops. His musical inspiration was Nirvana.

Benjamin Burnley's married life

Benjamin has been married to Rhiannon Napier for a long time. As a loving husband and wife, they have also welcomed a son named Benjamin Jackson Burnley V at the end of 2014.

He also has tattoos in his body.

Benjamin Burnley's career and net worth

 After performing in several local events, he finally came up with an idea of his own band and he finally formed an American rock band titled Breaking Benjamin in 1999.

He served as its lead vocalist and rhythm guitarist. Jeremy Hummel did the drums and Jason Davoli served as the bass guitarist. Their debut EP Breaking Benjamin was released in 2001.

After bassist Mark Klepaski and lead guitarist Aaron Fink joined this band, they began recording their debut album and their debut album titled Saturate was released on 27th of August 2002.

Benjamin Burnley's net worth

His net worth is US $8 million. Benjamin's albums record sales are given below:

  • Saturate (2002): $650,000
  • We Are Not Alone (2004): $1,310,000
  • Phobia (2006): $1,300,000
  • Dear Agony (2009): $1,300,000
  • Shallow Bay: The Best of Breaking Benjamin (2011): $17,810
  • Dark Before Dawn (2015): $650,000
  • Ember (2018): $152,750

 

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Born in Atlantic City, New Jersey

March 10 , 1978

Best known for his towering height, Benjamin Burnley was born as Benjamin Jackson Burnley IV at the end of 1970s in Atlantic City, New Jersey, United States of America. He was raised in Selinsgrove, Pennsylvania. His nationality is American and he is of white ethnicity.

Began playing piano

1983

Benjamin Burnley's musical thrust began at a young age. He was aged five when he played piano for the first time in his life. During his mid teens, he was home schooled. He earned his GED requirement within short period of time. He met Jonathan Price when he was 21. 

Became active in music

1998

Benjamin Burnley began playing music and cover songs in various coffee shops. His musical inspiration was Nirvana's Nevermind. At the end of 1990s, he also performed in several local events. Mostly, he performed the Nirvana cover songs. 

Formed an American rock band Breaking Benjamin

1999

After performing in several local events, Benjamin Burnley finally came up with an idea of his own band and he finally formed an American rock band titled Breaking Benjamin in 1999. He served as its lead vocalist and rhythm guitarist.

Released its one and only EP, Breaking Benjamin

2001

An American rock band Breaking Benjamin was formed at the end of 1990s. Jeremy Hummel did the drums and Jason Davoli served as the bass guitarist. Their debut EP Breaking Benjamin was released in 2001. This is their only EP till date. 

Breaking Benjamin debut album Saturate

August 28 , 2002

After bassist Mark Klepaski and lead guitarist Aaron Fink joined this band, they began recording their debut album and their debut album titled Saturate was released on 27th of August 2002. It was released in Europe in 2005. 

Breaking Benjamin second album, We Are Not Alone

June 29 , 2004

Benjamin Burnley is also famous for being the founder and the lead vocalist of an American rock band Breaking Benjamin. Their second album We Are Not Alone was released on 29th of June 2004. This album was released in Japan at the end of 2005. 

Breaking Benjamin 5th album, Dark Before Dawn

June 23 , 2015

After Benjamin Burnley fired Fink and Klepaski, Breaking Benjamin went on a musical hiatus for several years but that was not the end of Breaking Benjamin. In 2014, they began recording their 5th album and it was finally released on 23rd of June under the title Dark Before Dawn. 

First child, Benjamin Jackson Burnley V

November 1 , 2014

Benjamin Burnley has been married to Rhiannon Napier since a long time. As a loving husband and wife, they have also welcomed a son named Benjamin Jackson Burnley V. Their one and only child was born at the end of 2014.