Haitian singer, Mika Ben, dies at 41 during a concert in France

Haitian singer, Mika Ben, dies at 41 during a concert in France

Mika Ben whose full name is Michael Benjamin was a famous singer from Haiti. He was a Polyglot that is he sang in multiple languages such as English, French, and  Spanish as well.

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Mika Ben, a Haitian musician, passes away while performing in France.

Carel Pèdre reported from Paris that the Haitian singer Mikaben – Michael Benjamin passed away during a Carimi performance in France.

Before succumbing to a heart condition, Mikaben glowed in a recital hall on Saturday night that drew several hundred people.

The talented young musician, a Port-au-Prince native and the son of well-known vocalist Lionel Benjamin can play the piano, guitar, bass, and drums.

He was born Mika and later changed his name to Mikaben. At the age of 15, he wrote his first song, “Nwèl Tristès,” which placed fourth in the Telemax Christmas song contest, and made his public debut.

Benjamin was 41 years old and was fondly referred to as “Mika.”

After becoming well-known in Haiti and beyond in the early 2000s with big successes like “Ou Pati” and well-liked collaborations with fellow Haitian Music Industry (HMI) performers like Carimi, Alan Cave, and DJ Michael Brun, Benjamin’s musical career lasted for more than 20 years.

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Although the exact cause of death hasn’t been determined, reports claim he passed away from a heart attack.

Mika Ben Age, Family, and Early Life 

Mika Ben’s full name was Michael Benjamin and he was 41 years old. He was born in the year 1981 in Haiti. His zodiac sign is Cancer. He is the son of well-known singer Lionel Benjamin.

Mika Ben Mother
Mika Ben Mother

His father, Lionel Benjamin, who has sung at the “EXPO 67” (Haïtian Pavilion), has been his greatest musical influence and mentor.

Mika Ben Career, What is his Profession?

Mika Ben was an excellent musical artist from Haiti. He was a member of the band called Carmi.

On Carimi’s albums, Mikaben has written, produced, and performed a number of popular songs, including “Baby I miss you,” which has amassed over 3 million views on YouTube, and “Fanm sa Move,” which has garnered 1.4 million views.

On the other side, he has also collaborated with many other artists, including T-Vice, Leila Chicot, Kreyol La, his father Lionel, Bélo, Stanley Georges, Alan Cave, Izolan, Olivier Duret, J Perry, and Wesli Band.

J-Perry just inked the deal for the Haitian smash “Ti Pam Nan,” which was published by big label WARNER Music France in July 2016 with a 4-album option deal.

Which school and college did he go to?

The high school he attended or the university he graduated from is not known.

Mika Ben’s Net Worth, How much does he earn?

Mika Ben is a famous Haitian singer and a member. In 2022, Mikaben earned between $23.2K and $32.2K.

Mika Ben wife, What is his relationship?

Mika Ben was a married man. He was married to his wife Vanessa Benjamin. The couple is blessed with a daughter whose name is Leia Benjamin and an elder son named Gabriel Benjamin.

Mika Ben Wife

Is he available on any social media platforms?

Mika Ben was on Instagram as @mikaben509 with 1 million followers.

Physical Appearance of Mika Ben’s Height, Weight

HeightNot Known
WeightUnknown
Hair ColourBlack
Eye ColourDark Brown
Body type Fit
Sexual OrientationStraight

Interesting facts about Mika Ben’s which should be known

NationalityHaitian
EthnicityBlack
Zodiac SignCancer
Net WorthN / A
Single/ In a relationship/Married/DivorcedMarried
Current SpouseVanessa Benjamin
ChildrenLeia Benjamin Gabriel Benjamin

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