Benjamin Norris is a talented individual who has made a mark in the entertainment industry as a comedian, actor, write and producer. Born in White Plains, New York but now based in Los Angeles, this multi-talented man has captivated audiences with his unique blend of humor, versatility and creative vision. He is known for his role as Trent Harrison on Netflix’s “Never Have I Ever” and was a cast in the TV sitcom, iCarly
He is not only limited to acting, he is also a comedian who showcases his comedic prowess through stand-up performances and comedy skits. He is part of an Improv club in Los Angeles. He is also a producer who has collaborated with other talented individuals, bringing his creative visions to life on various projects such as Hula (2016), The Pregame (2018) among others. But his portrayal in these movies and TV shows barely scratch the surface of who he really is. In this article, we are going to delve into the life of Benjamin Norris, his early beginnings and some of his memorable performances in the entertainment industry.
Benjamin Norris Bio
Benjamin Norris is an American actor, producer, writer and comedian who was born on December 5, 1990. He is currently 32 years old and bears the Sagittarius birth sign and as characteristic of his birth sign, he is lively, smart and humorous. He hails from White plains, a city in New York state but relocated to Los Angeles in 2012 to pursue his acting career. He rose to fame following his role as Trent Harrison in Netflix’s “Never Have I Ever”. He is of mixed ethnicity and is believed to bear Italian roots. Owing to his success in the movie industry, he has amassed quite a massive following on his social media platforms. He currently has a loyal following of over 460 thousand followers on Instagram. He is reportedly from a Christian home and follows the Chistian belief.
Parents and Siblings
He was born to Charlie Norris and Annie Norris, a couple from White Plains, New York. There is no information regarding the occupation of his parents. He is not an only child and per sources, he has an elder sister who goes by the name Nikki Norris.
He obtained his middle school education at the White Plains middle school-Eastview Campus. After his high school graduation, he moved to Los Angeles in 2012 and studied Improv at the Groundlings school.
Wife and Kids
He is married to actress and producer, Carolyn Gilroy. They tied the knot on May 28, 2023 in a private wedding at Millwick, Los Angeles. Benjamin reportedly is not yet a father, he has no kids. He however would be a great father to his kids looking at his funny and lively personality
He stands at a height of 6 feet 1 inch (185 centimetres) tall and has a body weight of 75 kilograms. He has long curly hair which adds to his unique and distinctive appearance. His height and weight give him a lean and proportionate physique, whereas his long hair adds a touch of charm and allure to his overall looks.
Benjamin Norris began his professional journey as an actor when he appeared in a short film called “Mens Rea” in 2010. He earned recognition for his role in “Mens Rea” which led him to earn a role in another short movie in 2012 called “Super”. Not limited to acting, he brought his creative visions into life performance in 2012 as he co-produced a web series known as “Live Your Lyfe”.
Fast forward 2017, he landed his first big role by portraying “Shane” in the TV series “Up for Adoption”. That same year, he landed another role as Ben in the TV series “Unfortunately Ashly”. As if that was not enough for the year, he portrayed the role of Jacob in the Horror movie “WTF”.
He went on to be a cast in TV series such as Sugar and Toys where he appeared as a shirtless guy and The pregame which saw him portraying Connor, a party lover.
Of all these roles and TV appearances, the one that saw him rising to popularity and recognition was his role as Trent Harrison in the Netflix series “Never Have I”. He gained the love of fans and critics alike for this role. He also played the role of Tony in seven episodes of the TV sitcom “Superstore”.
In 2021, he continued his role as Trent Harrison in Never Have I and also made an appearance in a single episode of the TV sitcom iCarly.
2022 saw him playing the role of Andrew Toledo in Pacific Park and also Brian in Puddysticks. In 2023, he reprised his role as Tent Harrison in the fourth and final season of Never Have I.
He has other works in the pipeline and is still working on several projects. Keep an eye out for this star as he is set to be part of major screen works.
Benjamin Norris is reportedly estimated to be worth $5 million as of 2023, a testament to his hard work and success. He amassed his hefty net worth over the course of his career as an actor, producer and comedian.
|Actor, Producer, Comedian
|Date of Birth
|December 5, 1990
|White Plains, New York
|Los Angeles, California
|Nikki Norris (sister)
|6 feet 1 inch