Benny Boom Net Worth 2017: Short Bio & Wiki

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Benny Douglas (Benny Boom) was born on the 22nd July 1971, in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania USA, and is a music video director as well as a film director, who rose to fame directing videos for such artists as Waka Flocka Flame, Nicki Minaj and Lil Wayne. Boom has won BET Awards in the category Video Director of the Year twice in 2009 and 2013. He has been active in the entertainment industry since the late 1990s.

How much is the net worth of Benny Boom? It has been reported by authoritative sources that the overall size of his wealth is as much as $10 million, as of the data presented in the beginning of 2017. Music videos and films are the sources of Boom popularity and fortune.

Benny Boom Net Worth $10 Million

To begin with, he graduated from the Temple University in the late 1990s where he was a member of Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, and started straight away directing music videos.

Concerning his career as a music video director, he has created over 200 music videos. Boom has been working extensively with the band 50 Cent, and directed a number of videos including “Just a Lil Bit” (2005), “Best Friend” (2005), “Straight to the Bank” (2007) and others. Moreover, he directed such well known videos as “Touch It” (2006), “I Love My Chick” (2006) and “New York Shit” (2006) for Busta Rhymes. More than 10 music videos were directed for Keyshia Cole, and among others have been “(I Just Want It) to Be Over” (2005), “Let It Go” (2007), “You Complete Me” (2009), “Enough of No Love” (2012). Benny Boom has also directed music videos for such artists as Akon, Birdman, Busta Rhymes, Nicki Minaj, Katerina Graham, Kelly Rowland, R. Kelly, Mýa, Nelly, The Pussycat Dolls, Wale and others. All have contributed to his net worth.

Regarding Boom’s career as a film director, to date he has directed two feature films. In 2009, his directorial debut the action comedy film “Next Day Air” was released, starring Donald Faison and Mike Epps; the film received negative reviews and the box office grossed just $10 million, whereas the budget was $3 million. In 2011, the action film “S.W.A.T.: Firefight” (2011) was released, based on the television series “S.W.A.T.” (1975). Unfortunately, critical reviews were again poor. Currently, Boom is working on the biographical drama film “All Eyez on Me” about Tupac Shakur, scheduled to be released in the middle of 2017. It has huge budget of $45 million and the main star is Demetrius Shipp Jr. In addition, Boom has directed episodes of the television series “90210” (2013), “NCIS: Los Anegeles” (2016) and “Empire” (2016).

Furthermore, Benny is a partner of the digital distribution consultancy Groundwurk Media Group. Overall, all the aforementioned engagements have increased the outright size of Benny Boom’s net worth.

Finally, in the personal life of the director, Benny Boom is currently single. He doesn’t reveal much about his private live, yet he confirmed that he has broken up with his girlfriend recently.

Quick Facts

Birth date: July 22, 1971
Birth place: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States
Profession:Music Video Director, Film director
Education:Temple University
Awards:BET Awards in the category Video Director of the Year (2009 (2009), 2013), BET Hip Hop Award for Best Video Director of the Year (2015 (2015), 2013)
Record labels:BET Awards in the category Video Director of the Year (2009 (2009), 2013)
Nominations:BET Awards - Director of the Year (2015)
Movies:“S.W.A.T.” (1975), “S.W.A.T.: Firefight” (2011), “Next Day Air” (2009)
TV shows:“All Eyez on Me” (2017), “Just a Lil Bit” (2005), “Best Friend” (2005), “Straight to the Bank”, “Touch It” (2006), “I Love My Chick” (2006), “New York Shit” (2006), “90210” (2013), “NCIS: Los Anegeles” (2016), “Empire” (2016)


Nominated Awards

Nominated awards

Nominated awards

YearAwardCeremonyNominationMovieAward shared with
2016BET AwardBET AwardsVideo Director of the Year
2015BET AwardBET AwardsBest Video Director
2014BET AwardBET AwardsBest Video Director
2012BET AwardBET AwardsBest Video Director




Knockout2015/ITV Series attached post-production
Heaven Hath No Fury2015announced
Wild for the Night2015post-production
Dice City2013TV Movie
902102013TV Series 1 episode
Waka Flocka Flame: Get Low: Feat. Nicki Minaj, Tyga and Flo Rida2012Short
S.W.A.T.: Firefight2011Video
Next Day Air2009
Access Granted2003-2008TV Series 2 episodes
Mobb Deep: Life of the Infamous... The Videos2006Video segment "Got It Twisted"
50 Cent: The Massacre - Special Edition2005Video video "Just a Lil' Bit"
Ciara Goodies: The Videos and More2005Video documentary videos "Goodies", "1, 2 Step"
Nas: Video Anthology Vol. 12004Video segments "Got Ur Self A...", "Made You Look"
Scarface: Origins of a Hip Hop Classic2003Video documentary short



Knockout2015/ITV Series associate producer - 2015 post-production



Attack of the Show!2011TV SeriesHimself - Director, S.W.A.T.: Firefight
Access Granted2007-2008TV SeriesHimself
BET Awards 20072007TV SpecialHimself
Notarized: Year End Video Countdown2004TV MovieHimself
My Coolest Years2004TV Mini-Series documentaryHimself - 'B-Boys & B-Girls'

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