Don Benjamin is an American model, TV personality, actor, musical artist and social media phenomenon who came to limelight when he became a finalist on the 20th season of America’s Next Top Model in 2013. He has accumulated a huge fanbase on social media platforms including having amassed more than 2 million followers on Instagram.

Born Name

Donald Benjamin Walls

Nick Name


Sun Sign


Born Place

Chicago, Illinois, United States


Los Angeles, California, United States




He completed high school in Minneapolis in Minnesota.


Model, TV personality, Actor, Musical artist, Social media star


  • Father – Donald Walls (Actor & Model)


He is represented by Don Buchwald & Associates L.A.




6 ft 1 in or 185.5 cm


76 kg or 167.5 lbs

Girlfriend / Spouse

He has dated –

  1. Liane Valenzuela (2015-2020) – In 2015, he began dating social media personality Liane Valenzuela. They got engaged in August 2019 but Liane later announced their split in a video named Opening Up About Our Break Up in March 2020.

Race / Ethnicity

Multiracial (Black and White)

He has African and American ancestry on his father’s side and Irish and Native American ancestry on his mother’s side.

Hair Color

Dark Brown

Eye Color


Sexual Orientation


Distinctive Features

  • Piercing eyes
  • Tall stature
  • Broad forehead
  • Defined jawline
  • Sharp nose
  • Heavily tattoed body

Brand Endorsements

He has done modeling work for brands such as –

  • Guess
  • Tillys
  • Pink Dolphin

Don Benjamin Favorite Things

  • Retail Chain – Target The Mall
  • Beverage – Grape drink
  • Passion – Fashion, Music, Social media
  • Most Exciting Campaign He Has Worked On – Guess
  • Advice For Aspiring Models – To keep studying and working on appearance, body movement as well as the mind, as there will be constant criticism

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Don Benjamin Facts

  1. He joined the music scene as a recording artist, releasing a number titled Across the Sky (2012) that was featured on the iTunes Overall Top Songs chart as well as on several hit TV programs such as Big Brother, America’s Next Top Model, and MTV shows.
  2. He has appeared in ‘s music video for her single Into You (2016).
  3. Benjamin became the winner of the inaugural season of the horror reality television series Scared Famous that began to air in October 2017.
  4. He and his girlfriend Liane have together run the collaborative YouTube channel Forever Us that they launched on October 31, 2017, after deciding to document the progress of their relationship there. The 1st video was posted on the channel on the very day it was formed and it was titled Welcome To Our Channel, featuring both Benjamin and Liane explaining the reason for setting up the channel. In January 2018, they released a song together named No One, which later on was released as part of his debut EP.
  5. He has stated that the most outrageous moments in his career have been to have gone around the globe visiting countries he had never imagined he would have gone to and also to have seen people know him worldwide.

Featured Image by Don Benjamin / Instagram


Facts of Don Benjamin

  • full nameDon Benjamin
  • weight76 kg
  • height6 ft 1 in

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