Jellybean Benítez Bio

(Musician, DJ, Record Producer, Drummer, Guitarist)

Relationship Statistics of Jellybean Benítez

What is Jellybean Benítez marital status ? (single, married, in relation or divorce):Married
When did Jellybean Benítez get married ? (married date):, 1991
How many children does Jellybean Benítez have ? (name):One (Reya Benitez)
Is Jellybean Benítez having any relationship affair ?: No
Is Jellybean Benítez gay ?: No
Who is Jellybean Benítez wife ? (name):Carolyn Effer

More about the relationship

Jellybean Benítez was married to Carolyn Effer in 1991. They have a daughter named Reya Benitez.

Previously, Benitez was in a relationship with an American pop singer Madonna from 1982 to 1985. He gave Madonna, her start through hit singles like ‘Holiday’ and ‘Cherish‘.

This relationship only lasted for three years. Later he was seen romancing with actress Nicolette Scorsese in 1988 before dating Catherine Oxenberg for two years.

So, for now, he is living happily with his wife and a daughter.

Who is Jellybean Benítez?

Jellybean Benítez is an American music producer, songwriter, DJ, drummer, guitarist, and remixer who is known for his work in Carlito’s Way (1993), Species (1995), and Call Me by Your Name.

Furthermore, he is known for producing and remixing artists such as Michael Jackson, Whitney Houston, Madonna, and Pointer Sisters.

Jellybean Benítez: Age, Parents, Siblings, Ethnicity, Education

Jellybean was born on November 7, 1957, in The Bronx, New York City, New York, USA. However, his father and mother are from Puerto Rico so he is of Puerto Rico descent. He is of American nationality.

He was raised and brought up solely by his mother with his younger sibling. At an early age, he grew up listening to his sister’s (Debbie) record collections.

Furthermore, he studied Marketing and Sales Promotion at Bronx Community College.

Jellybean Benítez: Career, Salary, and Net Worth

Jellybean Benítez started his career as Disc Jockey(DJ) in 1975 in various nightclubs including Electric Circus, Hurrah, Xenon, Paradise Garage and Studio 54.

Later he started to remix singles for Jimmy Spicer, Afrika Bambaataa, Stephen Bray, and giving pop singer, Madonna her start through debut album”Madonna” in 1983, including the singles “Everybody”, “Borderline”, and “Lucky Star.

He has worked with numerous artists such as Whitney Houston, Michael Jackson, Sting, Benson, Hall and Oates, James Ingram, The Pointer Sisters, and Paul McCartney among the others.

Among the many hits, his many topping charts released in the 1980s include “Sidewalk Talk” (US #18 and the UK #47), “Who Found Who” (US #16 and UK #10), “The Real Thing” (UK #13), and “Just a Mirage” (UK #13) among the others.

Furthermore, he has a music company under his name,’ Jellybean Music Group‘, and is the producer of Studio 54 Radio.

He has an estimated net worth of $8 million. But his other earnings are not yet disclosed.

Jellybean Benítez: Rumors and Controversy

There are no rumors and controversies related to Benitez and his life. He is far from controversy.

Body Measurements: Height, Weight

Jellybean Benítez has dark brown hair and black eyes. furthermore, there is no information regarding his weight, height, and other body measurements.

Social Media Profile

Benitez is highly active on social media and has a huge fan following. He has over 62k followers on Facebook, over 39k followers on Instagram and over 57k followers on Twitter


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