List of Famous people named Benjamin
Benjamín Arellano Félix
Benjamín Arellano Félix is a former Mexican drug lord who founded and led the Tijuana Cartel or "Arellano-Félix Organization” until his arrest in March 2002.
Benjamin Mendy is a French professional footballer who plays as a left back for Premier League club Manchester City and the France national team.
Benjamin Franklin was an American polymath and one of the Founding Fathers of the United States. Franklin was a leading writer, printer, political philosopher, politician, Freemason, postmaster, scientist, inventor, humorist, civic activist, statesman, and diplomat. As a scientist, he was a major figure in the American Enlightenment and the history of physics for his discoveries and theories regarding electricity. As an inventor, he is known for the lightning rod, bifocals, and the Franklin stove, among other inventions. He founded many civic organizations, including the Library Company, Philadelphia's first fire department, and the University of Pennsylvania.
Benjamin List, also known as Ben List, is a German chemist who is one of the directors of the Max Planck Institute for Coal Research and professor of organic chemistry at the University of Cologne. He co-developed organocatalysis, a method of accelerating chemical reactions and making them more efficient. He shared the 2021 Nobel Prize in Chemistry with David MacMillan "for the development of asymmetric organocatalysis".
Benjamin Castaldi is a French television host, columnist, radio host and producer of Italian and Polish-Jewish descent. He is the former host of Secret Story which is a spinoff of Loft Story that he hosted as well.
Benjamin Netanyahu is an Israeli politician who has served as Prime Minister of Israel since 2009, and previously served from 1996 to 1999. Netanyahu is also the Chairman of the Likud – National Liberal Movement. He is the longest-serving Prime Minister in Israeli history and the first to be born in Israel after its Israeli Declaration of Independence.
Benjamin Jacques Marcel Pavard is a French professional footballer who plays as a right back for Bayern Munich and the France national team. Although usually deployed as a centre-back, he is also capable of playing as a right-back.
Benjamin Biolay is a French singer, songwriter, musician, actor and record producer. He is the brother of singer Coralie Clément—whose two albums he wrote and produced—and the ex-husband of Chiara Mastroianni, the daughter of Catherine Deneuve and Marcello Mastroianni.
Benjamín Vicuña Luco is a Chilean actor and entrepreneur.
Benjamin Voisin is a French actor. For his role as David Gorman in the dramatic film Summer of 85, he was nominated for the César Award 2021 and the Lumière Award.
Benjamín Ignacio Galdames Millán is a Mexican professional footballer who plays as a midfielder for Chilean Primera División club Unión Española.
Benjamin-Blaise Griveaux is a French politician who served as Government Spokesman from 2017 to 2019 under Prime Minister Édouard Philippe. A member of La République En Marche! (LREM), he was elected to the National Assembly in 2017 in the 5th constituency of Paris, which encompasses the 3rd and 10th arrondissements.
Benjamin Orzechowski, known professionally as Benjamin Orr, was an American musician best known as the bassist, co-founder, and co-lead vocalist of the rock band the Cars. He sang lead vocals on several of their best known songs, including "Just What I Needed", "Let's Go" and "Drive". He also scored a moderate solo hit with "Stay the Night."
Benjamin Bradley Bolger is a perpetual student who has earned 14 degrees and claims to be the second-most credentialed person in modern history after Michael W. Nicholson. Like Nicholson, Bolger hails from Michigan.
Benjamin Lloyd "Ben" Crump is an American attorney who specializes in civil rights and catastrophic personal injury cases. His practice has focused on cases such as Trayvon Martin and Michael Brown, the people poisoned during the Flint water crisis, and the plaintiffs behind the 2019 Johnson & Johnson baby powder lawsuit alleging the company's talcum powder product led to ovarian cancer diagnoses. Crump is also founder of the Tallahassee, Florida-based law firm Ben Crump Law.
Benjamin Harrison was an American politician and lawyer who served as the 23rd president of the United States from 1889 to 1893. He was a grandson of the ninth president, William Henry Harrison, and a great-grandson of Benjamin Harrison V, a founding father who signed the United States Declaration of Independence.
Benjamin de Rothschild
Benjamin de Rothschild was a French banker, having been owner of the Edmond de Rothschild Group from 1997. He was the son of Edmond Adolphe (1926–1997) and Nadine de Rothschild. He was married to Ariane de Rothschild. In 2001, he created the professional offshore sailing racing team Gitana Team.
Benjamin Millepied is a French dancer and choreographer, who has lived and worked in the United States after joining the New York City Ballet in 1995, where he became a soloist in 1998 and a principal in 2002. He has also created choreography for the company, and choreographed pieces for other major companies. He retired from NYCB in 2011.
Benjamin Seth Watson is a former American football tight end. He was drafted by the New England Patriots 32nd overall in the 2004 NFL Draft and later he would win Super Bowl XXXIX with the team over the Philadelphia Eagles. He played college football at Georgia. Watson has also played for the Cleveland Browns, Baltimore Ravens, and New Orleans Saints.
Benjamín Kuscevic Jaramillo is a Chilean footballer who currently plays for Palmeiras as a centre-back.