Meet Mr. Benedict Murray-Bruce, who is popularly known as Ben Murray Bruce, or Ben Bruce. He was born in the year, 1956, and he is a successful Nigerian businessman and politician.
He is a member of the People’s Democratic Party and was elected to the Senate of Nigeria in March 2015, representing the Bayelsa East Senatorial District in Bayelsa State. As a senator, he worked towards improving the lives of people in his constituency and advocated for various issues.
Ben Bruce is the founder of Silverbird Group, a company that operates in various sectors, including media, real estate, and entertainment. Let’s look into his Wikipedia bio, net worth and Full biography below.
Ben Murray Bruce Biography
Ben Murray Bruce is a Nigerian politician, entrepreneur, and motivational speaker who was born on February 18, 1956, in Lagos, Nigeria. He is a member of the People’s Democratic Party and serves as a senator for Bayelsa East constituency in Nigeria.
Ben is also a successful businessman and the founder of Silverbird Group, which operates in various industries such as media, real estate, and entertainment. He is also known for his motivational speeches at events worldwide.
He is married to Evelyn Murray-Bruce and has four children. Ben Murray Bruce attended St. Gregory’s College in Lagos and studied at Iowa State University and the University of Southern California.
Age | Date of Birth
Ben Murray Bruce was born on February 18, 1956, in Lagos, Nigeria, and he is 67 years old. He is a member of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP), which is a political party in Nigeria.
State of Origin | Tribe
Parents | Family
Ben Murray Bruce’s parents were named Mullighan and Margaret Murray-Bruce. His father, Mullighan, has passed away.  They are both from Akassa in Bayelsa State, Nigeria. Ben Murray Bruce’s mother, Madam Margaret Murray Bruce, passed away on February 1st, 2022.  
Ben Murray Bruce attended Our Lady of Apostles in Yaba, Lagos, for his primary education and St. Gregory College in Obalende, where he obtained his West African School Certificate.
Later on, he went to the University of Southern California in the United States, where he received a bachelor’s degree in marketing in 1979. Let’s look into his career, net worth and marital status below.
Ben Murray Bruce’s net worth is a topic of varying estimates. According to some sources, as of January 9, 2023, his net worth is $5 million.  However, other sources estimate his net worth to be as high as $715 million or as low as $1 million – $5 million (₦410 million – ₦2 billion).    Another source reports that his net worth is approximately 2.1 billion naira (approximately $5 million). 
Ben and his wife founded Silverbird Magazine in 1980, which later became Silverbird Group. He also promoted the Miss Universe Nigeria Pageant in 1983 and the Most Beautiful Girl in Nigeria Pageant, which he started in 1986.
Ben Murray Bruce ran for the governorship of Bayelsa State in 2011 but was unsuccessful. Later, he ran for the Bayelsa East Senatorial District in the National Assembly under the People’s Democratic Party and won in 2015.
Ben Murray Bruce has been a keynote speaker at many national and international events, including the Nigerian American Business Forum in Tampa, Florida, in January 2018.
Children | Wife
Ben Murray Bruce is a married man and has four children with his wife, Evelyn Murray-Bruce.  In 2022, Ben Murray Bruce announced that his daughter got married.
 There is no information on the total number of children he has, but a relative named Louise Murray Bruce got married in 2019. You can as well read the Wikipedia biodata of Wesley Snipes, thank you for reading the full biography and net worth of Ben Bruce.
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