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Ben Ofoedu Biography

Updated On 07 Aug, 2023 Published On 06 Aug, 2017
Ben Ofoedu

Facts of Ben Ofoedu

Date of Birth :
Age : 51 years old
Family Name : Ofoedu
Birth Country : Hong Kong
Birth Sign : Gemini

Relationship short Statistics of Ben Ofoedu

What is Ben Ofoedu marital status ? ( married,single, in relation or divorce): Single
How many children does Ben Ofoedu have ? (name): 0 Children
Is Ben Ofoedu having any relationship affair ?: Yes1 affair
Is Ben Ofoedu Gay ? No

Ben Ofoedu, is of Nigerian/British descent and is known as the former lead singer of the duo Phats & Small. Besides, singing he has appeared in shows like The Vanessa Show, Making Your Mind Up, and An Audience without Jeremy Beadle. Ben is currently in a relationship with Vanessa Feltz, a famous English TV personality, Journalist, and host of the early morning radio show on BBC Radio 2.

Early Life and Career

Born on 29th June 1972 in Hong Kong, Ben Ofoedu was just 2 years old when his parents moved to the city of England. He spent childhood in the city of Newbury Park in Essex along with two sisters and three brothers. 

He had a keen interest in music from an early age which he turned into a career. His first band was Benz, which he joined in 1993. Later in 1999, he became the singer of Phats and Small.

Ben released his first solo single, Your Love, in 2000. The following year, he joined REDChill along with Shane Lynch. He has also done music collaboration with The Intenso Project. During the project, he teamed up with three more bands for one-off singles and concerts for the next three years.

In 2005, he appeared on Making Your Mind Up along with the Four Story band, representing the United Kingdom at the Eurovision Song Contest with their song Hand in My Heart.

Moreover, he won £150,000 for a cancer charity on the celebrity version of ITV’s Who Wants To Be a Millionaire, on 22 September 2007. He was last seen in the live BBC program The Big Question, on 29th March 2015.

Personal Life: Is He Married?

Ben Ofoedu is dating Vanessa Feltz, a famous English TV personality, Journalist, and host. The boyfriend-girlfriend first met through a mutual friend while out on the London party circuit. After dating for a few months, the duo got engaged in December 2006. Though the couple is dating since 2006, they are not ready to get married. 

Update 2023: Ben Ofoedu and his Fiance Vanessa Feltz Have Ended Their Engagement!

Ben Ofoedu and his fiance Vanessa Feltz are no longer together. The couple who have been in a relationship for over 16 years have ended their relationship after allegations emerged that the Hong Kong-born Ofoedu had cheated on her. Ofoedu has not publicly commented on the split, but he has since been linked to another woman.

Net Worth

Ben is enjoying a luxurious lifestyle from the fortune he made from his profession. Though there is no exact figure regarding his net worth, he seems to be enjoying a million. Currently, he is living in the city of St. John’s Wood, London with his fiancée, Vanessa Feltz.

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Ben Ofoedu Affairs

  1. First Affair with Vanessa Feltz

    Ben Ofoedu is dating famous television and radio presenter Vanessa Feltz. The duo got engaged in December 2006 after dating for few months.

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