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Besso Harper Biography

Updated On 10 Aug, 2022 Published On 31 Jul, 2022
Besso Harper

Facts of Besso Harper

Age : 7 years old
Family Name : Harper
Birth Country : United States
Height : 2 Feet 8 inch

Relationship short Statistics of Besso Harper

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

Besso Harper is the only child of social advocates Jaclyn Harper and Ben Harper. The five-year-old boy came to the limelight while starring with his father on his social media. At this young age, Besso seems to pursue his father's footsteps in the near future.

Besso Harper's Parents And Age

Besso Harper is the son of social advocates Jaclyn Matfus and Ben Harper. Besso is one of the fifth children of Ben Harper. He has four elder half-siblings, Jaya Harper, Ellery Waler Harper, Harris Harper and Charles Joseph Harper. Besso has a strong bond with half brothers and sisters.

Besso Harper cheers his dad Ben Harper while singing. SOURCE: Instagram


Besso's grandparents, Leonard Harper and Ellen Harper Verdries are of African, American and Cherokee ancestryBesso's grandmother Ellen has been the author of the new memoir" "Always A Song: Singers, Songwriters, Sinners and Saints- My Story of the Folk Music revivalHarper'sBen Harper Marriage And Wives.

Ben Harper has married three times and divorced twice in life. His first marriage was to Joanna Harper in 1996. Ben lived as the husband of Joanna Harper for less than six years. Joanna filed for divorce against Mr. Harper in 2001. The musician shares two children with his first wife, Joanna.


Besso Harper has two siblings from Laura Dern.


Benjamin met the Jurassic Park actress Laura Dern in 2000 during Ben'sn's concert. Ben immediately started an affair with Laura Dern while he had just divorced Joanna. So, after dating for five years, Harper exchanged vows with Laura on December 23, 2005. The wedding took place at their home in Los Angeles.

The couple went separate ways in 2013, citing personal issues. Laura Dern is a mother to two children. She gave birth to her son Elery Walker on August 21, 2002, and their daughter Jaya Harper in November 2004. 


Jaclyn Matfus Harper and Ben Harper have been happily married for eight years. SOURCE: dailymail

After separation from his second wife, the African-American singer moved on with his lady love Jaclyn Matfus. The lovebirds walked down th aisle in 2015 in an intimate ceremony. Jaclyn shares amazing chemistry with her husband, Benjamin Harper. 

What Happened to Besso Harper's dad Ben Harper?

Ben Harper was born in Pomona, California, to Ellen Chase and Leonard Harper. He was just five years when his parents separated. Benjamin grew up with his brothers Joel and Peter Harper at their maternal grandparents' home.

Harper'sHarper's grandparents ran a "folk music center," and a museum founded in 1958 after aftEllen'sn's father was blacklisted for denying to name names and lost his job. At the same time, Ellen ChaHarper'sr's family was living in Massachusetts. 


Besso Harper spends his time at Ben's Folk Music Center. SOURCE: Instagram (benharper)


Many elite celebrities like Leonard Cohen, Taj Mahal, John Darnielle and David Lindley visited the folk music center. At age nine, Ben joined Reggae Legend BMarley'sy's concert in Burbank, California. At age 12, Ben Harper started playing his first gig.

Before he switched to the Weissenborn slide guitar, Ben used to copy Robert Johnson. Ben made a breakthrough appearance when he received an invitation from the grammy-winning blues musician Taj Mahal to tour Hawaii. Harper recorded the album with Taj Mahal in 1990.

Besso Harper's Net Worth

Besso Harper inherits an extravagant lifestyle built by his father, Ben Harper, an award-winning singer, songwriter, and guitarist. He possesses an incredible net worth of $10 million as of 2022. Benjamin earns a huge amount through tours, endorsement, and contract deals. To date, Ben has won three Grammy Awards.

Benjamin came to the limelight after his first album in 1994. His album certified gold in Canada and Australia and certified platinum in France. Ben Harper released his second album "Fight For Your Mind" in 1995. By 1996, the father to five launched "Both Sides of The Gun" and reached number 7 on Billboard 200.

Check out the clip of Besso Harper's dad Ben Harper's song!



Some of Harper's most famous songs are Boa Sorte/ Good Luck. Amen Omen, Diamonds on the Inside, Burn One Down and Steal My Kisses. Besso Harper has recently released his latest al"um "Blood Maintenence" and "We Need to Talk About It."

In 2012, Harper co-produced Dixie Chick's Natalie Maines rock album Mother. Ben made a guest appearance on American Idol season 17 on the second night of the "Top 20 Duets" episode. He performed "There Will Be a Light" with Alejandro Aranda.

Besso Harper Siblings

Besso Harper has four siblings from his father's romantic love affairs. Besso's elder sister Jaya Harper (born November 2004) is an actress famous for The Good Time Girls, Teenage Emotions and Entertainment. Jaya is also known as the family's third-generation actor. 

Ellery Harper (August 21, 2001) is a model. In 2018, he walked in Calvin Klein designer Simons'sns's fashion show. Ellery made its debut on the 2021 cover of ODDA, an arts and culture magazine based out of New York City. Apart from modeling, Ellery likes sharing and surfing.

Harris Harper runs Portland's beauty, cosmetic and personal care center "Harris Harper Salon." She is extremely popular as her hairstylist. Harris Aliyah Harper was born on August 14, 1999. She is 23 years old.

Charles Joseph Harper was born on August 21, 2001, to Ben Harper and Joanna Harper. Today, he is a talented singer-songwriter like his father. Charles grew up listening to blues and folks with his dad and grandmother Ellen. In October 2017, Charles released his debut album "Into the Light" under Four AM's moniker. The 21-year-old is famous for his guitar-playing skills and vocals.

Besso Harper Social Media

Besso Harper, the six-year-old, is not active on social networking sites, including Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram. He appears on his dad Harper's Instagram wall.

Ben has 119.1k followers on his verified Twitter account he joined in April 2009. Mr. Harper has amassed 246k followers on Instagram "Benharper." He makes estimated earnings of $37.25- $1,228.26 per ad post.

Besso Harper Quick Facts

  • Besso Harper has curly brown hair and brown eyes.
  • Besso prefers to spend time at Folk Music Center with his father and grandmother.
  • Besso loves listening to his dad's songs.
  • Ben Harper is a good friend of the talk show host Ellen DeGeneres and Jimmy Kimmel.
  • His father's birth name is Benjamin Charles Harper.
  • BessBesso's co-owns the skateboarding brand "Rol"er Horror." 

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