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Benji Madden

Biography

Became guitarist and support vocalist once and for all Charlotte following co-founding the music group along with his identical twin sibling Joel Madden in 1995. He and Joel started performing collectively while these were college students at La Plata SENIOR HIGH SCHOOL in Maryland. For approximately a 12 months he and Joel ran a clothes line known as MADE Clothing. Given birth to to Robin Madden and Roger Combs, he and Joel possess an older sibling called Josh and a more youthful sister called Sarah. He wedded celebrity Cameron Diaz in January 2015. He co-wrote and co-produced several tracks around the 2005 Hilary Duff recording Most Wanted.

Quick Facts


Full Name Benji Madden
Date Of Birth March 11, 1979
Place Of Birth Waldorf, MD
Height 1.68 m
Profession Guitarist
Education La Plata High School
Nationality American
Spouse Cameron Diaz
Parents Robin Madden, Roger Combs, The Anthem, I Just Wanna Live, Lifestyles of the Rich & Famous
Siblings Joel Madden, Josh Madden, Sarah Madden, The Anthem, I Just Wanna Live, Lifestyles of the Rich & Famous
Music Groups Good Charlotte, The Madden Brothers, Taintstick, The Anthem, I Just Wanna Live, Lifestyles of the Rich & Famous
Movies Live Freaky! Die Freaky!, Not Another Teen Movie
Star Sign Pisces

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#Fact
1Has Cameron Diaz's name tattooed across his chest.
2[December 2014] Became engaged to Cameron Diaz.
3On March 27, Good Charlotte released their latest record, "Good Morning Revival". [March 2007]
4Good 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]
5Released new album 'Chronicles of Life and Death' [October 2004]
6His band, Good Charlotte, is recording their third album at Barefoot Studios in California. [April 2004]
7Brother-in-law of Nicole Richie.
8Hosted his own MTV show, with twin brother, called "All Things Rock".
9He has English, as well as Irish, Scottish, and German, ancestry.
10Has 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.
11Has 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.
12Is a DJ.
13Kid Vicious was his nickname because his idol was Sid Vicious from The Sex Pistols.
14DCMA is his new clothing company.
15Has about 100 hours of tattoo work.
16Was engaged to his Japanese girlfriend Rin Kozue. 2004-2005.
17His best friend is Tony Lovato from the band "Mest".
18Has two nieces: Clementine who was born December 20, 2007, and Harlow Winter Kate who was born Janaury 11, 2008.
19Was formerly engaged to actress Sophie Monk from 2006 to February 2008.
20He 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).
21Has 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.
22His parents are Roger and Robin.
23Began working at age 16.
24Was a shampoo technician before becoming a guitarist.
25Oldest twin by 5 minutes
26Began teaching himself guitar at 16
27Bought a boxer named Cashdogg with his first paycheck.
28Attended La Plata High School in Maryland.
29Guitarist/singer for the band Good Charlotte.
30Older twin brother of Joel Madden


Soundtrack

Soundtrack

TitleYearStatusCharacter
The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy FallonTV Series lyrics - 1 episode, 2016 music - 1 episode, 2016 writer - 1 episode, 2015 performer - 1 episode, 2014
The VoiceTV Series writer - 11 episodes, 2012 - 2016 performer - 9 episodes, 2014 - 2016
Conan2016TV Series writer - 1 episode
The Brittany Murphy Story2014writer: "Lifestyles of the Rich and Famous"
2014 MTV Video Music Awards2014TV Special writer: "Amnesia"
The Voice Kids2014TV Series writer - 2 episodes
The Footy Show2012TV Series writer - 1 episode
The Tonight Show with Jay LenoTV Series performer - 1 episode, 2012 writer - 1 episode, 2010
American Reunion2012writer: "Last Night"
Dancing with the Stars2012TV Series writer - 1 episode
20 to 12008-2011TV Series documentary writer - 4 episodes
Hop2011writer: "The Anthem"
Jimmy Kimmel Live!2010TV Series writer - 1 episode
Teufelskicker2010"I Just Wanna Live"
Gangs2009writer: "The Truth"
It Takes Two2008TV Series writer - 1 episode
Punk's Not Dead2007Documentary writer: "Lifestyles of the Rich and Famous"
SingStar Rocks!2006Video Game writer: "Girls & Boys"
American Pie Presents: Band Camp2005Video writer: "The Anthem"
Australian Idol2005TV Series writer - 1 episode
Big Brother2005TV Series writer - 1 episode
Taiko: Drum Master2005Video Game writer: "Girls & Boys"
Karaoke Revolution Volume 32004Video Game "Hold On"
American Wedding2003writer: "The Anthem"
Top of the Pops2003TV Series writer - 1 episode
Smallville2003TV Series writer - 1 episode
Not Another Teen Movie2001producer: "If You Leave", "I Want Candy", "Put Your Head on My Shoulder" - as B. Madden
Roswell2000TV Series writer - 1 episode

Actor

Actor

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Material Girls2006Mistaken Valet #2
Live Freaky Die Freaky2006Interrogator #1 (voice)

Music Department

Music Department

TitleYearStatusCharacter
My Babysitter's a Vampire2010TV Movie composer: "Riot Girl"

Self

Self

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Masterchef2017TV SeriesHimself
I'll Sleep When I'm Dead2016DocumentaryHimself
Alternative Press Music Awards2016TV MovieHimself
The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon2014-2016TV SeriesHimself / Himself - Musical Guest: The Madden Brothers
The Voice2012-2016TV SeriesHimself - Coach / Himself - Team Joel Mentor / Himself - Mentor / ...
The 88th Annual Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade2014TV MovieHimself
The Voice Kids2014TV SeriesHimself - Coach
Smog City2012DocumentaryHimself
Ben Baller2012TV SeriesHimself - Client
Rove LA2012TV SeriesHimself
MDA Show of Strength2012TV MovieHimself
The Tonight Show with Jay Leno2012TV SeriesHimself - Musical Guest: The Madden Brothers
2011 MTV Video Music Awards2011TV SpecialHimself
The Daily Habit2011TV SeriesHimself
For the Win2011TV SeriesHimself
The Electric Company2011TV SeriesHimself
Good Charlotte Last Night at Double Dare2011ShortHimself
Mulatschag2011TV SeriesHimself - Good Charlotte
Chelsea Lately2010TV SeriesHimself - Guest
The Best Hit USA2010TV SeriesHimself
The 7PM Project2009-2010TV SeriesHimself
Australian Idol2009TV SeriesHimself / Himself - Guest Judge
Rove Live2007-2009TV SeriesHimself
The 1st Annual Noble Awards2009TV MovieHimself - Presenter
The Jeff Dunham Show2009TV SeriesHimself
6 Beers of Separation2009TV MovieHimself
Larry King Live2009TV SeriesHimself
The Bonnie Hunt Show2008TV SeriesHimself
Total Finale Live2008TV MovieHimself
Late Show with David Letterman2008TV SeriesHimself / Himself - Waiting in Green Room
Paris, Not France2008DocumentaryHimself
ETalk Festival Party2008TV MovieHimself
HD Rock Live2008TV SeriesHimself
Jimmy Kimmel Live!2008TV SeriesHimself
MTV Europe Music Awards 20072007TV SpecialHimself - Presenter
MTV Australia Video Music Awards 20072007TV SpecialHimself
Punk's Not Dead2007DocumentaryHimself - Good Charlotte
TRL Italy2003-2007TV SeriesHimself
Fast Future Generation2006Video documentaryHimself
Young Hollywood Awards2005TV SpecialHimself
New Year's Rockin' Eve 20052004TV SpecialHimself
Punk'd2004TV SeriesHimself
Good Charlotte Live at Brixton Academy2004VideoHimself
MTV Video Music Awards 20032003TV SpecialHimself - Performer (as Good Charlotte)
MTV Bash: Carson Daly2003TV SpecialHimself (as Good Charlotte)
Recovered2003TV SeriesHimself
Player$2003TV SeriesHimself
RTR 20002001TV SeriesHimself - Guest Presenter

Archive Footage

Archive Footage

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Today2014-2015TV SeriesHimself
Mornings2015TV SeriesHimself
Rove Live2009TV SeriesHimself
Video on Trial2005-2007TV SeriesHimself - Accused

Nominated awards

Nominated awards

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


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#Trademark
1Lip piercings
2Tattoos

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