Biography of Benjamin Onyango & Net Worth 2021.
Benjamin Alfred Onyango Ochieng is a Kenyan-American actor, particularly active in the Hollywood film industry. He is best known for the roles in the films Tears of the Sun, God’s Not Dead and Beautifully Broken.
Early life and Education
He was born in Ofafa Jericho Estate in eastern lands, Nairobi, Kenya as the second child of the family with seven boys. His father was Christopher Ochieng and mother was Eudiah Achieng Ochieng. Benjamin started primary education at Ofafa Jericho Primary School and later attended Ofafa Jericho Secondary School. When he turned 18, his dad hired Benjamin at BAT Kenya Ltd and later he worked as a clerk in the Wages Department for 4 years. Then he was transferred to the computer department and worked for two years.
He later joined United States International University (USIU) to study Management Information Systems (MIT). For further studies, Benjamin had to move to the USIU, San Diego in the USA. From there, he was transferred to California State University, Stanislaus in Turlock, California. Then in 1992, he graduated with a Bachelor of Science Degree in Computer Science.
After graduation, he relocated to Hollywood, California where he further studied music and acting. He worked with Funk Rock band ‘P.F.O.’ for a few years later decided to be a professional actor. With this thought, he started to appear in many feature films and popular American television serials such as General Hospital, The Shield and The X-files in 1999. Meanwhile, he starred in The God’s Not Dead Trilogy franchise as well as Tears of the Sun, Heavenly Deposit, Beautifully Broken, Father Africa, The Boy, Road to Redemption, Default, Kwame, Chains, Thunder Chance, The Disciple, American Crude and The Terminal.
He also became a voice actor and rendered his voice to the films and television serials including; Last Face, Furious 7, Constantine, Night At the Museum I & III, Machine Gun Preacher, Inception, The Day the Earth Stood Still, Primeval, League of Extraordinary Gentlemen, The Path to 911, Mighty Joe Young and E-ring.
Apart from acting, he is also a writer with popular writing credits include: The Wives (TV Series); Dysfunctionally Organized (Web Series); Mind Tricks and Curse of Devil’s Mountain (Shorts), Cheza and Original Man (Films).
Benjamin Onyango Net Worth
Benjamin A. Onyango’s net worth is estimated to be $850,000.