American actor Abdulwahab Benyoucef (also known as Ben Youcef) is Abdulwahab Benyoucef. He has appeared as a guest lead on the TV series “Law & Order”, “NCIS: LA”, “CSINY”, and “Chicago P. D.”. Ben is most well-known as Sandra Lee, the American celebrity chef. Ben Youcef’s net worth was estimated at $900 million as of 2023.
|Full Name||Abdulwahab Benyoucef|
|The Birth Date||February 19, 1979|
Abdulwahab Benyoucef, the child of Ben Youcef, was born in Algiers, Algeria, on February 19, 1979. Unfortunately, he has not given enough details about his family, including his childhood, education, and parents. We learn that he is the son a diplomat and has studied in London. Ben seems to have always been interested in acting.
Ben has appeared in many theatre productions. Steven Spielberg, an American film director discovered Ben in Munich. After a brief stint as an actor in theatre, he was hired as a model in New York City. He has worked as an actor and model for prominent designers and advertisers.
Ben Youcef Net Worth & Career
Ben moved to Los Angeles and became a guest star on several television series. Some of his noticeable TV appearances came in “Law & Order”, “NCIS: LA”, CSINY”, and “Chicago P. D.”. In 2017, he appeared in the sports drama movie titled “From The Rough”, where he starred opposite actor, Taraji Henson.
Youcef has also starred in the 2014 movie titled “The Algerian”. He has written the story of the movie, and for his exceptional performance, he received the best actor award at the “Downtown LA & London International Film Festivals”. In addition to his appearance in movies and TV series, he has provided a voice in the Arabic versions of “X-men: Apocalypse”, “Medal of Honor” and “Call To Duty”.
Youcef also worked as a voice-over expert, and consultant for Arabic dialects in major TV and movie productions. He is an active member of a non-profit Inter-Faith group of Jews/Muslims/Christians in Los Angeles. A video he made while Call to Prayer was viral worldwide. The video has received more than 20,000,000 views on YouTube.
As soon as the video went viral, he was approached by the Oscar award-winning composer, Philip Glass to join him at “The Hollywood Bowl”, which was set to be performed in front of 18,000 people in Powaqqatsi. He also worked with James Franco, an American actor, on several of his independent films.
Ben Youcef Personal Lives
Ben Youcef is currently in a relationship with Sandra Lee, a well-known American chef. Sandra and Ben were photographed together in Paris recently while they were on vacation. They were also spotted kissing in Saint-Tropez. Most recently, they stepped out for dinner at L’Avenue in Paris, and as soon the pictures got out, the rumor is coming out that they have got engaged.
Sandra and Ben were seen dancing in Paris. While dancing, a ring was flashing out from Sandra’s middle finger, which has created a strong rumor that the couple has got engaged, and they are enjoying their vacation in Paris to celebrate their engagement.
Sandra was in a romantic relationship with Andrew Cuomo (Governor of New York). Sandra and Cuomo ended their relationship on September 25, 2019. Ben had previously been married to Apryl Stephenson with whom he has five children. Apryl, Ben’s ex-wife filed for divorce in January 2020.
Ben Youcef Net Worth
As of 2023, Ben Youcef’s personal wealth is estimated to be around $900 thousand. His acting career must have brought him a substantial income. Sandra Lee, his girlfriend, has a net worth of $20 millions.