Facts of Maurice Benard
|Full Name:||Maurice Benard|
|Age:||57 years 6 months|
|Birth Date:||March 01, 1963|
|Birth Place:||San Francisco, California, USA|
|Net Worth:||$ 2 million|
|Height / How tall :||5 feet 9 inches (1.75m)|
|Ethnicity:||mixed (Salvadorean- Nicaraguan)|
|Father's Name:||Humberto Morales|
|Mother's Name:||Martha Morales|
|Hair Color:||Dark Brown|
|Eye Color:||Dark Brown|
|Lucky Color:||Sea Green|
|Best Match for Marriage:||Cancer, Scorpio|
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"I was told directors wouldn't hire me. They'd think I'd go crazy on the set. What's more important - directors or producers who might not cast me because they're ignorant, or helping people? So that's what I've been doing." - speaking publicly about his bipolar disorder.
Relationship Statistics of Maurice Benard
|What is Maurice Benard marital status ? (single, married, in relation or divorce):||Married|
|When did Maurice Benard get married ? (married date):||August 11, 1990|
|How many children does Maurice Benard have ? (name):||Four (Cailey Sofia, Cassidy Rose, Joshua James, Heather Ann)|
|Is Maurice Benard having any relationship affair ?:||No|
|Is Maurice Benard gay ?:||No|
|Who is Maurice Benard wife ? (name):||Paula Smith|
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Maurice Benard is married to a beautiful Paula Smith who is a producer and executive. This actor was only 27 years old when he tied the knot with Paula on August 11, 1990.
The couple has four children namely, Cailey Sofia (1994), Cassidy Rose (1999), Joshua James (2004) and Heather Ann (adopted 2008). Heather Ann is the daughter of Paula Smith’s sister. The couple both decided to adopt her when her mother passed away.
- 1 Who is Maurice Benard?
- 2 Maurice Benard: Age (56), Parents, Siblings, and Family
- 3 Maurice Benard: Education, School/ College University
- 4 Maurice Benard: Professional Life Career
- 5 Maurice Benard: Awards, Nomination
- 6 Maurice Benard: Net Worth ($2 M), Income, Salary
- 7 Maurice Benard: Rumors and Controversy/ Scandal
- 8 Body Measurements: Height, Weight, Body Size
- 9 Social Media: Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter
Who is Maurice Benard?
Maurice Benard is an American actor. He is also well known for the roles he played on General Hospital, a soap opera in which he portrayed the character of Sonny Corinthos, among other series and independent movies.
Maurice Benard: Age (56), Parents, Siblings, and Family
Maurice Benard was born in San Francisco, California, the United States on March 1, 1963. He is currently 56 years old. He is the son of Humberto Morales (father) and Martha Morales (mother). His father has been identified as Humberto Morales, a man who used to make a living as a bakery superintendent while his mother worked as a bank employee.
There is no information about his siblings. Maurice holds American citizenship and mixed (Salvadorean- Nicaraguan) ethnicity. His birth sign is Pisces.
Maurice Benard: Education, School/ College University
Talking about Maurice’s education history, he has not disclosed information, however, it is under review.
Maurice Benard: Professional Life Career
Maurice started out by becoming a model when he was in his early twenties. He also proved to be quite good at the job which was because he was good looking and had the right physique. Besides, modeling for some time, he even decided to give acting a shot and started featuring in many stage plays and theatrical productions in the San Francisco Bay Area.
The actor kick-started his TV acting in 1987 when he joined the cast of All My Children, a very popular TV soap opera which aired on ABC. He also acted in All My Children for about two years from 1987 to 1990. Benard’s biggest break on TV came in 1993 when he joined the cast of General Hospital, a daytime TV medical drama. He also played the recurrent role of Sonny Corinthos on the TV series. General Hospital was very popular and launched him into a new level of fame. The actor’s talent was indisputable and mesmerizing. In fact, many fans often described him as a “breathe of fresh air”.
Apart from his appearances in TV series, Benard has also featured in independent movies such as Lucy & Desi: Before the Laughter in 1991, Ruby in 1992, Mi Vida Loca in 1993, Restraining Order in 1999, Crystal Clear in 2000 and The Ghost and the Whale in 2015.
Maurice Benard: Awards, Nomination
Maurice Benard was nominated for ALMA Award for Outstanding Performance in a Daytime Drama Series
General Hospital (1963). Some of these awards included the Soap Opera Digest Award for Outstanding Lead Actor, the Daytime Emmy Award for Outstanding Lead Actor in a Drama Series and even the Soap Opera Digest Award for Outstanding Lead Actor, among others.
Maurice Benard: Net Worth ($2 M), Income, Salary
There is no information regarding his income, salary. Whereas, his net worth is estimated to be around $2 million according to the sources.
Maurice Benard: Rumors and Controversy/ Scandal
Maurice hasn’t been linked to any known controversy, rumors, and legal issues. He is far from rumors and controversies.
Body Measurements: Height, Weight, Body Size
Maurice has a height of 5 feet 9 inches. Additionally, he weighs is unknown. Maurice’s hair color is dark brown and his eye color is dark brown.
Social Media: Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter
He has around 213k followers on Instagram, about 179k followers on Twitter, and around 16.5k followers on Facebook.