Benjamin Mascolo is an Italian pop singer who is part of the pop duo Benji & Fede. A native of Modena, Mascolo developed an interest in music quite early in his life. He set up his self-titled YouTube channel in May 2008 and started posting his songs on it. He met his partner Federico Rossi on the internet in December 2010, and they subsequently began their collaboration as a YouTube cover group. In 2014, they released their first single, ‘Best Song Ever’. In the following year, the duo became a household name in Italy following the release of their breakthrough single, ‘Tutta dun fiato’. Their first studio album, ‘20:05’, released through Warner Music Italy in October 2015, was certified platinum by the ITA.
Benji & Fede has since released two more platinum-certified albums, ‘0+’ and ‘Siamo solo noise’, and is currently one of the most popular music acts in their native country. Mascolo has recently garnered the attention of international media for his relationship with American actress and singer Bella Thorne. He is extremely active on social media. On Instagram, he has accumulated over a million followers, while on Twitter, he has more than four hundred thousand followers.
Early Life & Childhood :
Benjamin Mascolo was born on June 20, 1993, in Modena, Emilia-Romagna, Italy. Little else is known about his family and upbringing. He has been singing since he was quite young. On May 14, 2008, he created his self-titled YouTube channel and later began uploading songs on it. All of those videos have since been taken down. These days, the channel is predominantly inactive and has over 40 thousand subscribers and more than two million total views.
Benjamin Mascolo Relationship with Bella Thorne:
Benjamin Mascolo has been in the news lately due to his relationship with actress Bella Thorne. Dubbed as the star of the future, Thorne has garnered fame for portraying Ruthy Spivey in NBC’s ‘My Own Worst Enemy’, Tancy Henrickson in HBO’s ‘Big Love,’ and CeCe Jones in Disney Channel’s ‘Shake It Up’. On the big screen, she has appeared in films like ‘Blended’ (2014), ‘Alvin and the Chipmunks: The Road Chip’ (2015), ‘Amityville: The Awakening’ (2017), and ‘Assassination Nation’ (2018).
Sometime after February 2019, Throne began dating Mascolo. They were first seen together in April, prompting Thorne to confirm the news shortly after. As they are primarily active in two different continents, their relationship is a long-distance one. However, this is not Thorne’s first unusual relationship. Before Mascolo, she was in a polyamorous relationship with musician Mod Sun and internet personality Tana Mongeau.