Ben Baller is a musician, jeweler, and actor of Korean ethnicity famous for providing jewels to almost every Hollywood celebrity. He is also a former DJ who has a total of 20 albums to his credit. Here are the complete details about career, biography and the net worth of Ben Baller in 2018.
Early Life & Biography
His official name is Ben Yang, born in California, USA on January 27th, 1973. He was born into a family of three siblings. David his older brother is a video game expert and his sister Jeanne is a famous stylist. He grew up in Los Angeles’ Koreatown, and he is the son of a dress contractor, and his father was a university history professor.
He attained his education from UC Berkeley. He graduated from the San Francisco State University with a Bachelor of Arts in Cinematography. At the universities, he was a footballer as well as a basketball player, and that is where his nickname ‘Baller’ come from.
Ben is married to Nicolette Lacson, and they have been blessed with three children Ryder, London and Kaia. He has managed to keep his personal life very private, and the very scanty information is available on this.
He is known to have a big love for cars, and he owns a collection of cars some of which are very expensive. He also has another collection of sneakers. Ben is believed to own several sneakers as well.
Career, Awards, & Nominations
Ben Baller started his career in music as a DJ in 1993. He used to play in nightclubs, and he made a name for himself as a DJ. This enabled him to make over 20 albums which were very successful. Even if he is no longer a DJ, his work is still well known in the music industry.
In 2003, Ben decided to venture into the family business. They had been in the jewelry business for more than 35 years, and this inspired him into becoming a jeweler. He started his own company known as ‘Icee Fresh Company. The company was different from his family’s as he could create and custom style his jewels which were made of diamond or other precious stones.
His clients were celebrities like Drake, Snoop Dogg, Maria Carey among others. He was the one who made the diamond-encrusted belt for Michael Jackson. Today, he has achieved a lot, and he is a household name to all the celebrities in Hollywood. He has also done some few movies.
Net Worth & Earnings
Ben Baller has a net worth of $28 million. Part of it was made when he was a DJ, and a musician and the rest has accumulated from the revenues of his jewel company. He customizes jewels for famous people that are very expensive.
Ben Baller is a multi-talented person who has managed to have multiple successful careers in his life. He started as a DJ and was doing well, and then he changed and became a successful jeweler. He puts all his efforts into what he does, and it becomes a big success.