How much is Ben Baller worth?
|Net Worth:||$35 Million|
|Date of Birth:||January 27, 1973|
|Country:||United States of America|
About Ben Baller
Ben Baller, whose real name is Ben Yang, is an American actor, music producer, jewelry designer, and entrepreneur. He began his career immediately after he graduated from the San Francisco State University. As of now, he has a net worth of $35 million, and among some of his many celebrity clients are BTS, Justin Bieber, Snoop Dogg, Kanye West, Drake, and Floyd Mayweather among many others.
How did Ben Baller earn his net worth?
What makes this businessman so rich are his jewelry and other business ventures. His diverse career in the entertainment business began in the early 1990s while he was still attending UCLA. Influenced by his passion for music, he landed a job as a DJ at Denzel Washington’s restaurant in New York. While working at other venues, he also met DJ Dre who offered him a job. Ben then began working as a music producer at Dre’s record labels Priority Records and Aftermath Entertainment.
By the early 2000s, the music producer was already making nearly $1 million from his different jobs. Also in the early years of the new century, he became an actor and reality television star. His television debut came in the television series “The Daily Show” and he also made appearances in “America’s Next Top Model”, “Celebs React”, and “Ridiculousness”. In 2012, he landed his documentary series that follows his personal and professional life. The show, which included appearances from various entertainers such as Rob Kardashian, Sean Kingston, and Mac Miller, helped Yang achieve national popularity and well over $3 million.
Why is he so famous?
The entrepreneur became famous when he associated himself with A-list celebrities. He was born on January 27, 1973, in Los, Angeles, California. He’s Korean-American through his parents, Korean immigrants that settled in Los Angeles during the 1960s. His mother was a popular garment businesswoman who owned her own jeans factory in California. His father was an academic in the Asian-American studies and worked as a history professor at UCLA (University of California, Los Angeles).
Ben has two siblings – a brother named David who works as a video game developer and a sister Jeanne, who is a celebrity stylist. He attended the Beverly Hills High School, from which he graduated in 1992. After that, Yang enrolled at UCLA by the mid-1990s, he earned a Bachelor’s degree in cinematography. During his time in both high school and university, Yang had a passion for basketball and football. He was dubbed by his coaches “Baller” thanks to his success in both sports, and that’s how he decided to use Baller as his stage name.
What makes him so successful?
The main reason why Ben Yang is so successful is because of his many talents. Besides creating jewelry and appearing on television, Baller, who most recently developed the nickname “K-Town Hustler” is also a music producer that has worked with multiple best-selling artists for the creation of well-received hit singles. He has appeared in several music videos and projects of Justin Bieber, who happens to be one of his client celebrities. His most recent appearance in a music video is in A$AP Ferg’s “Plain Jane”.
In 2004, he collaborated with his cousin and uncle to establish the flagship business “Icee Fresh Jewels and Co”. Since its foundation, the jewelry brand has created custom jewelry accessories for athletes, hip-hop artists, and many other bling enthusiasts. Throughout the past two decades, Ben has created many eye-popping customer gems such as diamond-encrusted Soju bottles, diamond Tesla rings, and one-of-a-kind rubies among many other truly astonishing creations. Apart from the jewelry company, he also has his own store in Slauson Supermall, as well as an online store that has thousands of customers from around the world.
Ben Baller is a well-known actor, music producer, and entrepreneur. But besides these professions, he’s also known for being a jewelry designer and trend-setter for some of the most famous celebrities in the world. Justin Bieber, 50 Cent, Floyd Mayweather, and Kanye West are just four of the many names that have trusted Ben Baller and contributed to his success. In 2020, almost two decades after he established his own company, the businessman is worth more than $35 million and he’s one of the most influential figures in Hollywood.