Benjamin Dube Bio, Age, Height, Wife, Sons, Family, Net Worth, Songs, Awards

Benjamin Dube
Benjamin Dube

Benjamin Dube Biography

Benjamin Dube is a South African award-winning pastor and gospel singer and producer. He became famous in the early 80s and had several albums that rank in gold and platinum status in the music rankings. Nevertheless, he is also the lead pastor of the High Praise Centre in Voslorus, East of Johannesburg. Its head office is at NO. 6807 Sithohimela & Sekoaiti Avenue Extension 9 Marimba Gardens Gauteng Province.

He went to Daliwonga Secondary School and later pursued a degree in Psychology. He established himself as a solo act in 1986 with his single Holy Spirit, a crossover hit. Dube also released Ebenezer featuring Lucky Dube which topped the gospel and sacred music charts in 1989. Later, his first live offering, the 2000s I Feel Like Going On recorded for New York’s Harmony Records label and was certified platinum at home. His other track Oh! Bless Our God went multi-platinum in 2004.

Reverend Benjamin has also shared various podiums with gospel personalities like Bishop TD Jakes, Bishop John Francis, Bishop Tudor Bismark, Kirk Franklin, Andrae Crouch, and Israel Houghton among others. He has also created Dube Connection, a music label licensed to Sony BMG and Spirit Music for his own recordings as well as those of his sons. Apart from that, Benjamin is also an International speaker which is highly coincided with his profile of being a widely well-known gospel singer and a minister.

Benjamin Dube Age

How old is Dube? Dube is 61 years old as of 2023. He was born on January 23, 1962, in Johannesburg, South Africa. In addition, he celebrates his birthday on the 23rd of January every year and his zodiac sign is Aquarius.

Benjamin Dube Height

Dube stands at an average height and is of moderate weight. Unfortunately, his exact body measurements are not known but will be updated once the information is available.

Benjamin Dube Wife

Dube is happily married to his beautiful wife, Mapila Thabile Dube. He was previously married and has filed for two divorces in the past where he uses his experience to counsel people on matters pertaining to relationships. In addition, Dube and his wife have four children

Benjamin Dube Sons (The Dube Brothers)

Benjamin Dube has four sons but only three of them are well popular for founding the musical band The Dube Brothers. The Dube Brothers are Mthokozisi Dube, Sihle Dube and Buhle Dube. The other one who is not in the group is basically known for not being in the group. He goes by the name Mangi Dube.

Benjamin Dube Family

Benjamin Dube is not related to the famous reggae artist Lucky Dube. The reverend is the son of his father Reverend Benjamin Dube and his mother Grace Dube. His father Benjamin, was a skilled guitarist while his mother Grace, was an outstanding singer. He was brought up with his four siblings whose identity is still unclear in the public domain.

Benjamin Dube’s Net Worth

How much worth is Benjamin Dube? He has an estimated net worth amount of around $5 million to $10 million US dollars as of 2022. This includes the assets and money that he has accumulated from his career as a singer, songwriter, music producer, and minister.

Benjamin Dube Songs and Albums (Discography)

He has released several singles that have won gold and platinum awards like:

  • Mananjalo
  • Lona Baratang Ho Phela
  • Bayede
  • This is my Time
  • Bambelelani
  • I know Only You
  • I’ll Rise Again
  • Wena Uyingcwele
  • Medley: I Bless Your Name
  • Qhubeka
  • Saved
  • Prayer
  • Grateful among others

He has also various albums like:

  • In His Presence
  • I Feel Like Going On
  • Looking Back
  • The Best Of (Live)
  • Healing In His Presence
  • Sanctified in His Presence
  • Love Africa
  • All Time Favourites Vol 1,2,3

Benjamin Dube Awards & Honors

Nevertheless, working in his music career, Reverend Benjamin has bagged a couple of honors and awards.

  • Best Male Artist at the Crown Gospel Music Awards in 2009
  • Lifetime Achievement Award at the Crown Gospel Music Awards in 2009
  • Best Praise and Worship Album at the MTN-SAMA Awards in 2007
  • Best Praise and Worship Artist at Crown Gospel Music Awards in 2008