Benjamin Khoh

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Benjamin Khoh
Born
Benjamin Khoh

(1992-01-14) January 14, 1992 (age 27)
ResidenceLondon, United Kingdom
Singapore
EducationUniversity of Nottingham
Occupation
  • Socialite
  • Model
  • Lawyer
Years active2012–present
Websitewww.benjaminkhoh.com

Benjamin Khoh (simplified Chinese: 许凯杰; traditional Chinese: 許凱傑; pinyin: Xu Kaijié; born January 14, 1992) is a Singaporean model, lawyer and socialite.

Career[edit]

2010s[edit]

Benjamin started pageantry at his teen years and won many titles.[1] In year 2012, he was scouted on the streets by Mediacorp which he emerged as the winner of "rising male star" on the reality TV program through public voting.[2]He was later scouted again to join Manhunt Singapore 2013 as one of the 12 finalist[3] and sparked national controversy. He made headlines[4] in Singapore after the announcement of the finalists, for being "pale and slim pretty boy" unlike the other contestants.

He later went on to become the first Asian model for Coldwear, regional winter wear retailer[5] and graced many editorial spreads for Springfield, Dolce & Gabanna, Lanvin, Givenchy, Denizen, Levis, Celio, DKNY JEANS, Armani Exchange and Zara.

Benjamin appeared in Ming Bridges's music video for her song “Summertime Love”.

Benjamin was featured "(Star) On the Rise" by Singapore Tatler[6] magazine in 2015 upon announcing his collaboration with songwriter and producer Lee Wei Song on his first mandopop single.

In 2016, Benjamin was signed on by Mediacorp's production team for 3 TV series, one of which was "The Gentlemen" co-starring Aloysious Pang and Carrie Wong. He later dropped out of the contract in the midst of filming citing personal reasons.

He is currently attending law school in the United Kingdom.

Filmography[edit]

Television[edit]

Year Work Role Notes
2012 S.N.A.P 熠熠星光总动员 Himself S03, Episode 02
2014 Scrum! 冲锋! Rugby Player
  • EP 02
  • EP 03

Awards and nominations[edit]

Year Award Category Result
2012 Mediacorp S.N.A.P 熠熠星光总动员 People's Choice Won [7]
2013 Manhunt Singapore Contestant Top 12
2014 Cleo Singapore’s Most Eligible Bachelor Eligible Bachelor 50 Nominated [8]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Manhunt Singapore 2013 - Benjamin Khoh". Manhuntsingapore.com. Archived from the original on 2014-02-18. Retrieved 2014-02-03.
  2. ^ 娱乐. "MediaCorp Channel 8 《熠熠星光总动员》S.N.A.P". Entertainment.xin.msn.com. Retrieved 2014-02-03.
  3. ^ "Manhunt Singapore 2013 - Manhunt Singapore 2013 Contestants". Manhuntsingapore.com. Archived from the original on 2014-02-18. Retrieved 2014-02-03.
  4. ^ "Manhunt finalists? Really?". News.asiaone.com. 2013-07-01. Retrieved 2014-02-03.
  5. ^ "Welcome to Coldwear | Journey with us". Coldwear.com.sg. Retrieved 2014-02-03.
  6. ^ Koh, Dana. "What's In Benjamin Khoh's Closet?".
  7. ^ Benjamin Khoh (28 September 2012). "SNAP 熠熠星光总动员 EP 2 - 人气男红星" – via YouTube.
  8. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2014-02-17. Retrieved 2014-02-17.CS1 maint: Archived copy as title (link)

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