Ben Folds
Ben Folds
Real Name/Full Name Benjamin Scott folds
Nick Name/Celebrated Name: Ben Folds
Birth Place: Winston-Salem, North Carolina, United States
Date Of Birth/Birthday: 12 September 1966
Age/How Old: 57 years old
Height/How Tall: In Centimetres – 178 cm
In Feet and Inches – 5′ 10″
Weight: In Kilograms – 65 Kg
In Pounds – 143.3 lbs
Eye Color: Dark brown
Hair Color: Brown
Parents Name: Father – Dean folds
Mother – Scotty
Siblings: Chuck folds
School: Richard J Reynolds high school.
College: University of Miami’s frost school
Religion: Christian
Nationality: American
Zodiac Sign: Virgo
Gender: Male
Sexual Orientation: Straight
Marital Status: Married
Girlfriend: N/A
Wife/Spouse Name: Emma sandal
Kids/Children Name: Five
Profession: Song writer, musician, composer and record producer
Net Worth: $12 million
Last Updated: July 2024

Famous Ben Folds was born as Benjamin Scott Folds in the year 1966 on the 12th of September in Winston-Salem, North California, United States. He is known for being a song writer, musician, composer and record producer. His music interest It all began when he was the frontman and as well as the pianist of a band known as the alternative rock band Ben Folds five. He worked with them for a good number of years which was from 1993 to 2000.

Being a songwriter and musician, Benjamin has recorded a number of good albums where he performed just as a solo artist.  He’s been able to collaborate with other musicians as well who are recognized to be high profile artists as far as the music career is concerned.

He has worked with William Shatner, Regina Spektor and so many others. Apart from that, Benjamin has well contributed music to animated film soundtracks. Getting more to produce his own music, Benjamin has produced a number of albums one of them being Amanda palmers which happen to be his first solo album.

Well, how well do you know about Ben Folds? If not much, we have compiled all you need to know about Ben Folds’s net worth in 2024, his age, height, weight, wife, kids, biography and complete details about his life. Well, if you’re all set, here is what we know about Ben Folds to date.

Biography and Early Life

Benjamin was born on the 12th of September 1966 in Winston-Salem, North Carolina. At a very young age, Benjamin became very interested in music. It all began when his father got one after a barter trade and there, Benjamin was very much interested to play the piano.

At that time, Benjamin used to listen to songs by Billy Joel, Elton john on the famous AM radio which he got to learn their songs just by listening. As he was in high school he ventured more into music where played the piano in a few bands and not only the piano but as well as bassist and a drummer.

Benjamin was lucky enough to have very supportive parents who gave him all he needed to pursue his music career. His father Dean Folds was as well in the very much into the music he therefore never hesitated to give his son full support in spite of being a carpenter while the mother a painter. Benjamin has not raised an only child as he grew up with his younger brother Chuck Folds who is known to be a musician as well.

Age, Height, Weight & Body Measurement

So, how old is Ben Folds in 2024 and what is his height and weight? Well, Ben Folds’s age is 57 years old as of today’s date 24th July 2024 having been born on 12 September 1966. Though, he is 5′ 10″ in feet and inches and 178 cm in Centimetres tall, he weighs about 143.3 lbs in Pound and 65 kg in Kilograms.


Benjamin attended Richard j. Reynolds high school in Weston, Salem. There he got to join few bands who worked with being part as a pianist, bassist, and drummer. He later proceeded to the University of Miami frost school of music. Benjamin was lucky enough to have gotten a full percussion scholarship.

Unfortunately, Benjamin did not succeed in his jury classes which cause him to drop out after he lost his scholarship. He then decides to leave Miami and went back to North Carolina where he attended the University of North Carolina at Greensboro. During his time in the university, it was then when he met his unplanned mentor who went by the name Robert Darnell and that was his turning point for his music career

Personal Life: Dating, Girlfriends, Wife, Kids

Ben Folds With Wife Emma Sandal
Ben Folds With Wife Emma Sandal

Benjamin has had an interesting love life as he has been married more than once which five times in total. Benjamin does not seem to be very private in his personal life, he admitted that he has been married to Anna Goodman who was the first wife, then, later on, got married to Kate Rosen in the year 1996. Afterward, they met with beautiful Frally Hyne whom they got married I 1999.

Two months later the couple welcomed twins that is Louis Francis and Gracie Scott. Unfortunately, a few years later they divorced, and he got married to Fleur Stainbrook in 2007 and the couple resides in Nashville. Again their marriage did not work, and he ended up marrying Emma sandal who is his current wife. From his 4 ex-wives, Benjamin has a total of five children including the currents wife children.

Is Ben Folds Gay?

His different marriages is enough to prove that he is not gay.

Professional Career

Benjamin has been very much into the music career, and he has been able to achieve a lot from it. It all started from a very young age, where he started by playing the piano then, later on, progressed to playing for a band in high school. He Joined the University of North California at Greensboro where he met Robert who mentored his music career. Benjamin has produced a few solo albums which have been a great hit-making get recognized. He attracted interest in high-profile labels who worked with him and got a chance to play the drum just as a session musician.


Here are some of Benjamin’s awards as far as his music industry is concerned;

  1. He received a 2002 recording industry association of America Gold Record award for Ben folds fives whatever and Ever Amen.

Aside from that the fact that he got inducted into the North Carolina music hall of fame is a great achievement.

Net Worth, Salary & Earnings of Ben Folds in 2024

Ben Folds Net Worth
Ben Folds Net Worth

From his career, Benjamin has been able to earn himself a lot and achieve a lot from his music career. As of 2024, His current net worth is therefore estimated to be $12 million.

In conclusion, we can say that Benjamin is living a comfortable and happy life, from his career. He has proven that hard work pays, and it is very evident that Benjamin is now living a life he works very hard for years back.


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