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Maurice Benard is an American actor. Maurice Benard is married to a beautiful Paula Smith.

Relationship Facts of Maurice Benard

Maurice Benard is married to Paula Smith.
Maurice Benard married on August 11, 1990.
💑 Anniversary in 245 days 💑
He is father of Four (Cailey Sofia, Cassidy Rose, Joshua James, Heather Ann).
Maurice Benard is not having an affair with anyone presently.
His sexual orientation is straight.

What is the relationship of Maurice Benard?

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.

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 (59), Parents, Siblings, and Family

Maurice Benard was born in  San Francisco, California, the United States on March 1, 1963. He is currently 59 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.

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Caption: Maurice Benard and His Wife (Source: pinterest)

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 that 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 in 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, and 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.

How much does Maurice Benard earn?

There is no information regarding his income or salary. Whereas, his net worth is estimated to be around $2 million as of 2022.

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.

What are the body measurements of Maurice Benard?

Maurice has a height of 5 feet 9 inches. Additionally, his weight 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.

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