Benji Madden
American musician
Benji Madden
Benji Madden is an American guitarist and backup vocalist for the band Good Charlotte, which he co-founded with his identical twin brother, Joel Madden.
Biography
Benji Madden's personal information overview.
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News
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Now a Newlywed, Rocker Benji Madden Selling Los Angeles Bachelor Pad
Fox News - over 1 year
Settling into wedded bliss with Cameron Diaz, guitarist Benji Madden has put his Los Angeles bungalow on the market for $1.5 million. The post Now a Newlywed, Rocker Benji Madden Selling Los Angeles Bachelor Pad appeared first on Real Estate News and Advice - realtor.com.
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All systems go for Kings
Byron Shire News - about 3 years
SYDNEY Kings co-captain Ben Madgen says his resurgent side are reaping the rewards of sticking to their systems.
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Kings captain says title possible
Byron Shire News - about 3 years
CAPTAIN Ben Madgen says the Sydney Kings have all the ingredients to win a championship this season.
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Miley Cyrus shares shy photo while snuggling with her dog after getting caught ... - Daily Mail
Google News - over 3 years
Daily Mail Miley Cyrus shares shy photo while snuggling with her dog after getting caught ... Daily Mail And perhaps Miley Cyrus was feeling a little coy in the throes of her potential new romance, because she spent Saturday morning uploading shy, flirtatious photos of herself snuggling up in bed with one of her beloved pooches. The 20-year-old - who is an ... Miley Cyrus Cuddles Up With Her Pups After Making Out With Benji Madden ...E! Online Adam Lambert to Miley Cyrus -- Here's a Toke-In of My AppreciationTMZ.com Did Miley Cyrus and Benji Madden Hook Up at Halloween Bash?People Magazine Extra -Business Standard -Starpulse.com all 56 news articles »
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NEWS/ Miley Cyrus and Benji Madden Kiss, Have a Steamy Makeout Sesh at Hollywood Nightclub on Halloween Night (Alyssa Toomey/E! Online)
Wesmirch.com - over 3 years
Alyssa Toomey / E! Online: NEWS/ Miley Cyrus and Benji Madden Kiss, Have a Steamy Makeout Sesh at Hollywood Nightclub on Halloween Night  —  Looks like Liam Hemsworth isn't the only one who has found himself a post-breakup rebound.  —  Two sources confirm to E! News that Miley Cyrus and Benji Madden were making …
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Did You Know These Stars Had Twins?
Huffington Post - about 4 years
You all know about Mary-Kate and Ashley Olsen, Tia and Tamera Mowry and Joel and Benji Madden, but did you realize that Alanis Morissette was a twin? Believe it or not, there are over a dozen celebrities who grew up sharing a special connection with a twin of their own, including Scarlett Johansson, Vin Diesel, Ashton Kutcher and Gisele Bundchen. Plus, did you know that The Wanted's Siva Kaneswaran has an identical brother? Crazy, right? Check out 23 surprise celebrity twins below:
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Benji Madden rocks the Gold Coast
Byron Shire News - over 4 years
GOOD Charlotte rocker Benji Madden tells us about hitting up Queensland's bars and losing his passport.
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Benji Madden: I told police I was Joel
Byron Shire News - over 4 years
BENJI Madden has admitted that he avoided a speeding ticket by giving the police his twin brother Joel’s licence.  
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Eminem Pays Tribute To Adam Yauch's 'Influence'
MTV News - almost 5 years
Nas, Cee Lo, Jack Black, Green Day's Billie Joe Armstrong and more remember the Beastie Boys' MCA. By Jocelyn Vena <P>Soon after news broke of <a href="http://www.mtv.com/music/artist/beastie_boys/artist.jhtml">Beastie Boys</a> rapper<a href="/news/articles/1684488/adam-yauch-mca-beastie-boys-dead.jhtml">Adam Yauch's death</a> following a three-year long battle with cancer, A-listers from the world of <a href="/news/articles/1684506/adam-yauch-mca-beastie-boys-dead-hip-hop-rappers-reactions.jhtml">hip-hop</a> and elsewhere in the <a href="/news/articles/1684504/adam-yauch-mca-beastie-boys-dead-celebrity-tweets.jhtml">music industry</a> began flooding Twitter with their memories of the influential MC.</P><P>Eminem noted the impact MCA and the Beasties had on his career. "Adam Yauch brought a lot of ...
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‘The Voice’ Episode 08: Live Blog
Pedestrian TV - almost 5 years
Last night we watched the first vocal battle of The Voice Australia and saw dreams be crushed and moves like Jagger. Tonight is the next instalment in the show’s intense one-on-one voice contests between fellow members of a mentorship. It’s like The Hunger Games but not at all… 8:11pm: We’ve got two guys going up against each other first and they are Keith’s contestants with Megan Washington as the side kick mentor. They’re doing that Eric Clapton/Babyface song from the John Travolta psychic movie! That’s a humble brag because I know music so well but not well enough to know its proper name. (Okay, that’s not a brag of any kind. I’m just lazy and can’t be bothered to Google search it). 8:15pm: The contestants are Taga and Cam, and they are both making all the judges grin like fools. Maybe they’re remembering how hilarious John Travolta looked in a toga. 8:18pm: The pair are completely different as performers but the judges are leaning towards Taga. Keith has to choose… An ...
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Good Charlotte's Benji Madden Dating Eliza Doolittle
Gigwise - about 5 years
Good Charlotte's <a class="fplink fp-345138" href="/benji+madden">Benji Madden</a> is dating singer <a class="fplink fp-418660" href="/eliza+doolittle+singer">Eliza Doolittle</a>. The 23-year-old UK singer was snapped out in Los Angeles earlier this week walking hand in hand with Madden. Earlier this month Benji pointedly wrote on Twitter: "Life is GOOD when you DOO what you LOVE", which Eliza re-tweeted. The Good Charlotte rocker has been spending time in London over the past few months working with Dizzee Rascal, Tinie Tempah and Samantha Ronson. <a class="fplink fp-345138" href="/benji+madden">Benji Madden</a> has dated the likes of Paris Hilton and Playboy mate Holly Madison. Meanwhile, Good Charlotte have announced plans to go on a hiatus. The band, who released their 'Greatest Hits' album earlier this year, spoke in a recent interview about plans to 'step away from the grind'. Rock Star Couples
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Benji Madden goes cruising with Eliza Doolittle in classic American muscle car
Daily Mail (UK) - about 5 years
Went on a fun cruise
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Good collaboration for Noll - Newcastle Herald
Google News - over 5 years
SHANNON Noll says his latest single has been &#39;&#39;Benjified&#39;&#39; after working with Good Charlotte&#39;s Benji Madden. The duo co-wrote the new single Switch Me On in Sydney in April and Noll believes it has a definite Benji sound
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Good Charlotte Taking a Break Following Their October Released Mixtape - PopCrush
Google News - over 5 years
Benji Madden told Rolling Stone, “It&#39;s all new artists – Machine Gun Kelly, Rockie Fresh … We&#39;re stepping away from the grind of making records and touring for a minute, just to have fun and be creative like we were when we were 15
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Good Charlotte going on hiatus - Toronto Sun
Google News - over 5 years
Benji Madden tells RollingStone.com, &quot;We&#39;re stepping away from the grind of making records and touring for a minute, just to have fun and be creative like we were when we were 15.&quot; But the twins are preparing to serve up a treat for fans before they go
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Timeline
Learn about memorable moments in the evolution of Benji Madden
    THIRTIES
  • 2014
    Age 34
    In mid-2014, both of the Madden brothers appeared as coaches on The Voice Kids Australia in a double chair, after the example of the Dutch The Voice of Holland and The Voice Kids (Netherlands season 1) edition in which the singer's duo Nick & Simon appeared as a judging duo between 2010 and 2015.
    More Details Hide Details In early 2015, it was announced that Benji would be joining Joel as a coach on the main edition of The Voice, bringing the number of coaches up to five instead of the usual four. Madden lives in Beverly Hills, California, with his wife, Cameron Diaz.
    The Madden Brothers recording "Greetings from California" was released on September 16, 2014.
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    Madden began dating actress Cameron Diaz in May 2014. The two were unofficially engaged before Christmas Day in 2014 and were spontaneously married on 5 January 2015, in a Jewish ceremony, at their Beverly Hills home.
    More Details Hide Details He is known for having many tattoos, including a tattoo of Benjamin Franklin, which covers his entire back. Madden is an avid MMA and boxing fan. He has competed in several amateur fights since 2010. Growing up in Maryland, Madden and his brother became big fans of the Baltimore Orioles and the Washington Redskins. He has the Orioles O's tattooed by his ear. He owns a Bengal cat named Danzig and has a collection of both new and old cars, including a Porsche 911, 64 Chevy Impala, Lamborghinis, Audi R8, Jeep Grand Cherokee, and a 63 Ford Galaxie.
    In 2014, electronic dance music artist TJR released his track "Come Back Down", which features Benji on the track's vocals.
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  • 2011
    Age 31
    In December 2011, it was announced that Benji and Joel were to record as "The Madden Brothers".
    More Details Hide Details In 2012, Benji appeared on the TV show The Voice Australia, alongside Joel as joint mentor-judges. In early 2013, Benji helped write Tonight Alive's song "Breakdown". He sang back-up vocals at the end of the song and made an appearance in the video.
    On November 11, 2011, Madden and his brother Joel Madden released a free mixed-tape, "The Madden Brothers: Before Volume 1".
    More Details Hide Details It contains new artists the brothers were personally interested in. Their brother Josh Madden helped to produce the mixed-tape.
  • 2010
    Age 30
    On April 3, 2010, Madden partook in a boxing match against MTV and VH1 host Riki Rachtman at Ellismania 5: Get These Brawls.
    More Details Hide Details The event was hosted by Jason Ellis at The Joint in the Hard Rock Hotel and Casino in Las Vegas. Madden beat Rachtman by knockout at 1 minute and 42 seconds into the first round.
  • TWENTIES
  • 2009
    Age 29
    As of September 2009 Madden has guest played in the band Taintstick, led by radio talk show host, professional MMA fighter, and pro skateboarder, Jason Ellis.
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  • 2008
    Age 28
    In January 2008, media outlets reported that Madden and his long-time fiancée, Australian starlet Sophie Monk, had split up.
    More Details Hide Details In response to the rumors, Good Charlotte's rep told Us Weekly: "Benji Madden and Sophie Monk are together and very happy." However, in mid-February it was officially announced by Monk's Sydney agent, that "Sophie and Benji have officially split. The decision was mutual and they remain amicable."
  • TEENAGE
  • 1996
    Age 16
    In 1996 Madden started a band with his twin brother Joel named Good Charlotte.
    More Details Hide Details The band still tours. While still playing in Good Charlotte, Madden and Joel wrote and produced for other artists. Madden was a co-writer and co-producer of some of the songs on Hilary Duff's Most Wanted (2005) compilation album. He later helped write the songs "Amnesia" for pop rockers 5 Seconds of Summer and "No Ordinary Girl" for pop artist Kalin and Myles. He has appeared as a back-up vocalist for artists such as MxPx, Kill Hannah, Apoptygma Berzerk, Mest, The 69 Eyes, Sean Kingston, Three 6 Mafia, Chamillionaire, and Matisyahu.
  • CHILDHOOD
  • 1979
    Born
    Benjamin "Benji" Madden was born Benjamin Levi Combs on March 11, 1979, in Waldorf, Maryland, the son of Robin Madden and Roger Combs.
    More Details Hide Details He has an identical twin, Joel Madden, with whom he formed the band Good Charlotte. He has an older brother named Josh and a younger sister, Sarah. All attended La Plata High School in La Plata, Maryland. Madden started the fashion line called Made Clothing, along with his brothers Joel and Josh, but the line became defunct. In early 2006, it became DCMA Collective. A DCMA Collective store opened in Los Angeles on March 15, 2008, but later closed.
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