Ben Ofoedu

Ben Ofoedu

Ben Ofoedu
Quick Facts About Ben Ofoedu
Celebrated Name Ben Ofoedu
Age 51 years old
Nick Name Young Beezy
Birth Name Ben Ofoedu
Birth Date 1972-06-29
Gender Male
Profession Singer, Actor
Nationality English
Place of Birth Hong Kong, China
Ethnicity white
Religion Christianity
Horoscope Cancer
Father Mr. Ofoedu
Brother Roy
Sexualorientation staright
Marital Status unmarried
Partner Vanessa Feltz
Net Worth $2.5 million
Salary $100k annually
Height 5 ft 10 inches
Weight 80 Kg
Hair Color black
eye coor black
Body Build/Type Athletic
Career Start 1990-Prsenet

Ben Ofoedu, an English actor and singer, is best known for his collaboration with Phats & Small on their 1999 international hit 'Turn Around'. MTV Dance ranked "Turn Around" number 38 in their list of "The 100 Biggest 90's Dance Anthems of All Time" in 2011. "Tomorrowland" included the song in their official ranking of "The Ibiza 500" in 2020. He also took part in the UK Eurovision selection contest Making Your Mind Up with the song Hand On Your Heart. 

Who is Ben Odoedu?

Ben Ofoedu is an English actor and singer. He is a former member of "Phats & Small", a British electronic dance music band formed in Brighton, in 1998. He won £150,000 for charity on the celebrity edition of "Who Wants To Be a Millionaire" on 22 September 2007.

Ben Ofoedu was born on 29th June 1972 in Hong Kong, China. At the time of his birth, his parents gave him the birthname of Ben Ofoedu. The surname Ofoedu is most common in Nigeria, the country of his origin. He falls under the fourth astrological sign in the Zodiac i.e. Cancer. Ofoedu has been practicing Christianity since 1991. As for education, Ofoedu attended the Seven Kings High School in Ilford, a town in east London. He passed his GCSE exam in 1988. Later, he enrolled at a University in London. 

Ofoedu began his career as a singer and composer. After working as a live performer at several pubs and clubs, He joined his first band "Benz" in 1993. In 1998, he was recruited by "Phats & Small". In 1999, Ofoedu collaborated with "Phats & Small" and released their first album, "Now Phats What I Small Music". In 2000, Ofoed left the group to pursue a solo career as a singer, songwriter, and producer. In 2004, he was featured in "Get It On", a single released by Intenso Project. 

 In 2011, Ofoedu co-hosted 'The Vanessa Show' with his former partner Vanessa Feltz. In 2015, Ofoedu appeared live on the BBC program The Big Questions in a debate entitled, "Do you need to be born again to be a Christian?". In 2018, Ben hosted the 90s dance night Big Ben's Big Tunes and performed with other acts such as Damage, Dane Bowers, 5ive, and Heather Small. Ben's band Boyz On The Block reformed at his 48th birthday party in June 2020.

Who is Ben OFoedu's wife?

There is no information about Ofoedu's official marriage with someone. However, He was romantically connected to an English television personality, Vanessa Feltz. The love birds were engaged in December 2006. Despite being engaged for more than fifteen years, Feltz, 60, and Ofoedu, 49, haven't been married yet.

Who is Vanessa Feltz?

On Feltz's 60th birthday (21 February 2022), Ben Ofoedu serenades her live on the BBC show "This Morning" which made her emotional and she immediately breaks down in tears. After living together for around 15 years, the love birds separated in February 2023. Vanessa revealed that Ofoedu cheated on her with several women forcing her to break up with him: she was left heartbroken and disappointed. 

Vanessa Feltz and Ben Ofoedu are not together anymore

How much is Ben Ofoedu's net worth?

Ben Ofoedu is earning a good amount of income through his profession as an actor, and singer. At the peak height of his career, He used to earn $100 thousand to $200 thousand annually. As a veteran actor, he is earning a huge income of $100k annually. As of February 2023, the net worth of Ben Ofoedu is estimated to be $2.5 million. He owns an apartment in London. He drives a Mini Cooper costing $40,000. 

How tall is Ben Ofoedu?

Ben Ofoedu is a handsome and attractive-looking guy with a perfectly toned body. He has an Athletic type muscular build body. He regularly goes to the gym and does physical exercise to keep his body fit, active, and healthy. 

He looks really handsome despite being bald. His hair color is apparently black in color. His stubble bearded style provides him with gentlemanly looks. He has a pair of black-colored eyes.  He has a height of around 5 ft 10 inches and weighs around 80 Kg.

5 Facts About Ben Ofoedu You Don't Know

1. Ben Ofoedus's ex-partner, Vanessa Feltz was ten years older than him.

Ofoedu's former partner, Vanessa Feltz, was born on 21st February 1962 while Ofoedu was born on 29th June 1972. It means Feltz is 10 years senior to him. But, love is blind; the age limit didn't stop them from falling for each other. The age gap didn't bother and hinder their love relationship.

2. Ben Ofoedu and  Vanessa Feltz reached the final of the quiz show Pointless Celebrities in 2019.

In 2019, Ofoedu and his Partner Vanessa participated in "Pointless Celebrities". It is a celebrity version of a British television quiz show.  They sailed through to the final round of the show after seeing off competition from radio presenter Les Dennis and his niece Steph. Vanessa got a Pointless answer with her second guess and won a jackpot of £2,500. 

3. Ben Ofoedu's father was a merchant seaman.

Ofoedu's father was a merchant seaman. When Ofoedu was two he moved to Essex with his parents and five siblings and grew up there. He has two sisters and three brothers. He is the middle child of six. His younger brother Roy sadly passed away at the age of 47.  

4. Ben Ofoedu is a DJ and TV personality.

Apart from being a musician and actor, Ofoedu also works as DJ. He is a music composer and playing DJ helps him to produce different kinds of music. He has already performed at notable party venues across London including "KOKO London", "Printworks London", and "Fabric". 

5. "Boyz on Block" was created on Ben Ofoedu's 48th Birthday.

Boyz on Block is an English and Irish supergroup formed in 2019. Along with Ofoedu, the group consists of former boy band members Abz Love, Dane Bowers, and Shane Lynch from the groups Five, Another Level, and Boyzone, respectively. On 15 February 2021, their first official single, a cover of K-Ci & JoJo's "All My Life" was released.