Ben Lee

Australian Actor and Singer
Born Sep 11, 1978

Benjamin Michael "Ben" Lee is an ARIA Award winning musician and actor. Lee began his career as a musician at the age of 14 with the Sydney band Noise Addict, but focused on his solo career when the band broke up in 1995. He appeared as the protagonist in the Australian film The Rage in Placid Lake. Lee has released seven solo studio albums, with an eighth on the horizon.… Read More

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Learn about the memorable moments in the evolution of Ben Lee.


1978 Birth Born on September 11, 1978.


1993 14 Years Old Lee's musical career began in 1993 with the band Noise Addict, who were signed to Steve Pavlovic's independent label Fellaheen Records, on the strength of a self-produced and distributed four-track demo recorded in Lee's bedroom. … Read More
1994 15 Years Old These including the acoustic Young and Jaded EP in 1994, which contained Lee's Evan Dando tribute, "I Wish I Was Him." … Read More
1995 16 Years Old …  Lee began his career as a musician at the age of 14 with the Sydney band Noise Addict, but focused on his solo career when the band broke up in 1995. … Read More
1998 19 Years Old Lee was then featured on the There's Something About Mary soundtrack, with the song "How to Survive a Broken Heart". 1998's Breathing Tornados, released on Pavlovic's new label Modular, marked a new direction for Lee as he introduced synthesisers and increased instrumentation into his sound. … Read More


2001 - 2002 2 More Events
2003 24 Years Old Lee dated Claire Danes for several years; their relationship ended in 2003.
2004 25 Years Old In late 2004, Lee left Steve Pavlovic's Modular Recordings and started up his own record label, Ten Fingers. … Read More
2005 26 Years Old Awake Is the New Sleep received several nominations for the 2005 Australian Recording Industry Association (ARIA) awards, and Lee won Best Male Artist, Best Independent Release, and Single of the Year for "Catch My Disease", which Lee wrote with Mcgowan Southworth. "Catch My Disease" also went to #2 on the 2005 Triple J Hottest 100. … Read More
2006 27 Years Old On 26 March 2006 Lee performed "We're All in This Together" from Awake Is the New Sleep at the closing ceremony of the 2006 Commonwealth Games. … Read More
2007 28 Years Old 1 More Event
Ben Lee released his sixth album, Ripe, on 18 September 2007 with Benji Madden and Mandy Moore making appearances. … Read More
2008 29 Years Old Lee married actress Ione Skye on 28 December 2008, in a Hindu wedding ceremony in India. … Read More


2009 30 Years Old On 6 February 2009, Lee released his seventh studio album, The Rebirth of Venus, which received mixed reviews. … Read More
2011 32 Years Old Lee's eight studio album, Deeper Into Dream, was released on 11 October 2011. … Read More
2012 33 Years Old 1 More Event
The official announcement of Lee's ninth studio album occurred in September 2012. … Read More
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