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Benji Madden

Biography

Operating alongside his twin sibling Joel, guitarist Benji Madden steadily climbed the present day rock graphs with Good Charlotte, a Maryland-based pop-punk clothing that produced in 1996. Epic Information released the band’s self-titled debut in 2000, as well as the Maddens shortly discovered themselves hosting MTV’s EVERYTHING Rock and roll, a gig that elevated their presence and helped propel Great Charlotte’s sophomore record, The Youthful and the Hopeless, in to the forefront of contemporary rock and roll. The Chronicles of Lifestyle and Loss of life (2004) and HELLO Revival (2007) didn’t fare aswell, however the Madden twins acquired already reached superstar position, a feat that owed just as much with their well-publicized romances as their musical result. Benji Madden and Australian vocalist Sophie Monk broke off their 15-month engagement in early 2008, and Benji struck up a love with Paris Hilton immediately after.

Quick Facts


Full Name Benji Madden
Date Of Birth March 11, 1979
Height 1.68 m
Profession Singer, Guitarist, Music Producer, Songwriter
Education La Plata High School
Nationality American
Spouse Cameron Diaz
Parents Robin Madden, Roger Combs
Siblings Joel Madden, Josh Madden, Sarah Madden
Music Songs The Anthem, I Just Wanna Live, The River, Lifestyles of the Rich & Famous, Dance Floor Anthem, Girls & Boys, WAR, Predictable, We Are Done, Hold On, We Believe, Keep Your Hands Off My Girl, 40 oz. Dream, Life Can't Get Much Better, Little Things, Like It's Her Birthday, The Chronicles of Life and Death, Keep Swingin', Life Changes, 1979, Break Apart Her Heart, The Motivation Proclamation, Last Night, Makeshift Love, Emotionless, The Young & The Hopeless, The Day That I Die, Thank You Mom, Victims of Love, The World Is Black, The Click., My Bloody Valentine
Albums Youth Authority, Greetings from California, Greatest Hits, Greatest Remixes, Good Morning Revival, The Chronicles of Life and Death, The Young and the Hopeless, Good Charlotte
Movies Live Freaky! Die Freaky!, Not Another Teen Movie
TV Shows The Voice (AU)


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#Fact
1 Has Cameron Diaz's name tattooed across his chest.
2 [December 2014] Became engaged to Cameron Diaz.
3 On March 27, Good Charlotte released their latest record, "Good Morning Revival". [March 2007]
4 Good Charlotte are currently touring for their "Chronicles of Life and Death" CD. They are planning to be back in the studio in June of 2006 for their new record. [December 2005]
5 Released new album 'Chronicles of Life and Death' [October 2004]
6 His band, Good Charlotte, is recording their third album at Barefoot Studios in California. [April 2004]
7 Brother-in-law of Nicole Richie.
8 Hosted his own MTV show, with twin brother, called "All Things Rock".
9 He has English, as well as Irish, Scottish, and German, ancestry.
10 Has a matching stitch tattoo on his right hand that he got with his best friend, Tony Lovato, which means blood brothers for life. Also got a matching spider web tattoo on his left elbow that represents the friendship between them.
11 Has Benjamin Franklin tattooed on his back resembling a 100 dollar bill but the letters DCMA are in place of where the 100 would be on the dollar bill.
12 Is a DJ.
13 Kid Vicious was his nickname because his idol was Sid Vicious from The Sex Pistols.
14 DCMA is his new clothing company.
15 Has about 100 hours of tattoo work.
16 Was engaged to his Japanese girlfriend Rin Kozue. 2004-2005.
17 His best friend is Tony Lovato from the band "Mest".
18 Has two nieces: Clementine who was born December 20, 2007, and Harlow Winter Kate who was born Janaury 11, 2008.
19 Was formerly engaged to actress Sophie Monk from 2006 to February 2008.
20 He plays different guitars, the one he's playing in the Girls & boys video (the green one) is an 'Ernie Ball Silhouette Special' and he uses two amps - a 'Soldano Decatone' head into a 'Marshal 4X12' and a 'Budda' combo (depending on what sound he wants to make).
21 Has an older brother, Joshua, (who DJs and helps run their clothing line "Made" and their new one "DCMA", a younger sister, Sarah, (lead singer in a band, "Her Daily Obession") and a twin brother, Joel Madden.
22 His parents are Roger and Robin.
23 Began working at age 16.
24 Was a shampoo technician before becoming a guitarist.
25 Oldest twin by 5 minutes
26 Began teaching himself guitar at 16
27 Bought a boxer named Cashdogg with his first paycheck.
28 Attended La Plata High School in Maryland.
29 Guitarist/singer for the band Good Charlotte.
30 Older twin brother of Joel Madden


Soundtrack

Soundtrack

TitleYearStatusCharacter
The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon TV Series lyrics - 1 episode, 2016 music - 1 episode, 2016 writer - 1 episode, 2015 performer - 1 episode, 2014
The Voice TV Series writer - 11 episodes, 2012 - 2016 performer - 9 episodes, 2014 - 2016
Conan 2016 TV Series writer - 1 episode
The Brittany Murphy Story 2014 writer: "Lifestyles of the Rich and Famous"
2014 MTV Video Music Awards 2014 TV Special writer: "Amnesia"
The Voice Kids 2014 TV Series writer - 2 episodes
The Footy Show 2012 TV Series writer - 1 episode
The Tonight Show with Jay Leno TV Series performer - 1 episode, 2012 writer - 1 episode, 2010
American Reunion 2012 writer: "Last Night"
Dancing with the Stars 2012 TV Series writer - 1 episode
20 to 1 2008-2011 TV Series documentary writer - 4 episodes
Hop 2011 writer: "The Anthem"
Jimmy Kimmel Live! 2010 TV Series writer - 1 episode
Teufelskicker 2010 "I Just Wanna Live"
Gangs 2009 writer: "The Truth"
It Takes Two 2008 TV Series writer - 1 episode
Punk's Not Dead 2007 Documentary writer: "Lifestyles of the Rich and Famous"
SingStar Rocks! 2006 Video Game writer: "Girls & Boys"
American Pie Presents: Band Camp 2005 Video writer: "The Anthem"
Australian Idol 2005 TV Series writer - 1 episode
Big Brother 2005 TV Series writer - 1 episode
Taiko: Drum Master 2005 Video Game writer: "Girls & Boys"
Karaoke Revolution Volume 3 2004 Video Game "Hold On"
American Wedding 2003 writer: "The Anthem"
Top of the Pops 2003 TV Series writer - 1 episode
Smallville 2003 TV Series writer - 1 episode
Not Another Teen Movie 2001 producer: "If You Leave", "I Want Candy", "Put Your Head on My Shoulder" - as B. Madden
Roswell 2000 TV Series writer - 1 episode

Actor

Actor

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Material Girls 2006 Mistaken Valet #2
Live Freaky Die Freaky 2006 Interrogator #1 (voice)

Music Department

Music Department

TitleYearStatusCharacter
My Babysitter's a Vampire 2010 TV Movie composer: "Riot Girl"

Self

Self

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Masterchef 2017 TV Series Himself
I'll Sleep When I'm Dead 2016 Documentary Himself
Alternative Press Music Awards 2016 TV Movie Himself
The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon 2014-2016 TV Series Himself / Himself - Musical Guest: The Madden Brothers
The Voice 2012-2016 TV Series Himself - Coach / Himself - Team Joel Mentor / Himself - Mentor / ...
The 88th Annual Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade 2014 TV Movie Himself
The Voice Kids 2014 TV Series Himself - Coach
Smog City 2012 Documentary Himself
Ben Baller 2012 TV Series Himself - Client
Rove LA 2012 TV Series Himself
MDA Show of Strength 2012 TV Movie Himself
The Tonight Show with Jay Leno 2012 TV Series Himself - Musical Guest: The Madden Brothers
2011 MTV Video Music Awards 2011 TV Special Himself
The Daily Habit 2011 TV Series Himself
For the Win 2011 TV Series Himself
The Electric Company 2011 TV Series Himself
Good Charlotte Last Night at Double Dare 2011 Short Himself
Mulatschag 2011 TV Series Himself - Good Charlotte
Chelsea Lately 2010 TV Series Himself - Guest
The Best Hit USA 2010 TV Series Himself
The 7PM Project 2009-2010 TV Series Himself
Australian Idol 2009 TV Series Himself / Himself - Guest Judge
Rove Live 2007-2009 TV Series Himself
The 1st Annual Noble Awards 2009 TV Movie Himself - Presenter
The Jeff Dunham Show 2009 TV Series Himself
6 Beers of Separation 2009 TV Movie Himself
Larry King Live 2009 TV Series Himself
The Bonnie Hunt Show 2008 TV Series Himself
Total Finale Live 2008 TV Movie Himself
Late Show with David Letterman 2008 TV Series Himself / Himself - Waiting in Green Room
Paris, Not France 2008 Documentary Himself
ETalk Festival Party 2008 TV Movie Himself
HD Rock Live 2008 TV Series Himself
Jimmy Kimmel Live! 2008 TV Series Himself
MTV Europe Music Awards 2007 2007 TV Special Himself - Presenter
MTV Australia Video Music Awards 2007 2007 TV Special Himself
Punk's Not Dead 2007 Documentary Himself - Good Charlotte
TRL Italy 2003-2007 TV Series Himself
Fast Future Generation 2006 Video documentary Himself
Young Hollywood Awards 2005 TV Special Himself
New Year's Rockin' Eve 2005 2004 TV Special Himself
Punk'd 2004 TV Series Himself
Good Charlotte Live at Brixton Academy 2004 Video Himself
MTV Video Music Awards 2003 2003 TV Special Himself - Performer (as Good Charlotte)
MTV Bash: Carson Daly 2003 TV Special Himself (as Good Charlotte)
Recovered 2003 TV Series Himself
Player$ 2003 TV Series Himself
RTR 2000 2001 TV Series Himself - Guest Presenter

Archive Footage

Archive Footage

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Today 2014-2015 TV Series Himself
Mornings 2015 TV Series Himself
Rove Live 2009 TV Series Himself
Video on Trial 2005-2007 TV Series Himself - Accused

Nominated awards

Nominated awards

YearAwardCeremonyNominationMovieAward shared with
2003 MTV TRL Award MTV TRL Awards Sneak Attack Award · Good Charlotte
· Joel Madden (as Good Charlotte)


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#Trademark
1 Lip piercings
2 Tattoos

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