|Celebrated Name:||Ben Gibbard|
|Real Name/Full Name:||Benjamin Gibbard|
|Age:||43 years old|
|Birth Date:||11 August 1976|
|Birth Place:||Bremerton, Washington, United States|
|Height:||5 ft 9 inches|
|Wife/Spouse (Name):||Rachel Demy (m. 2016), Zooey Deschanel (m. 2009–2012)|
|Children/Kids (Son and Daughter):||No/Yes (name)|
|Is Ben Gibbard Gay?:||No|
|Profession:||Singer, Songwriter, Guitarist|
|Net Worth in 2020:||$8 Million|
|Last Updated:||July 2020|
Benjamin Gibbard is a famous US songwriter, guitarist, and singer. He is known for his association with indie rock band Death Cab for Cutie as a lead guitarist and vocalist. To date, he has recorded nine music studio albums. In 2012, Gibbard launched his debut solo album, Former Lives, and a collaborative studio album, named “One Fast Move” or “I’m Gone” in 2009.
After receiving a positive response for his songs, Gibbard expanded his existing band into a full band. The band released a successful debut album, as Something About Airplanes in 1998, and was followed by “We Have the Facts” and “We’re Voting Yes” (2000).
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Early Life & Biography
Gibbard was born to his father, Allen, and mother, Margaret Gibbard, in Bremerton, Washington. His father used to work in the Navy. Gibbard completed his graduation from Olympic High School in the year 1994. Jack Kerouac had a significant influence on him. He attended Western Washington University and studied environmental chemistry there. He was brought up in a Roman Catholic manner.
Gibbard was in a relationship with musician and actress Zooey Deschanel, who he got engaged to in the year. After a year, in 2009, they got married in Seattle, Washington. However, due to some reasons, the couple announced their separation on November 1, 2011.
In the next year, on December 27, 2011, his wife filed for divorce stating conflicting differences to be the reason for it. Their divorce petition took the final form on December 12, 2012. Later on October 21, 2016, Gibbard married a tour manager, and photographer named Rachel Demy in Seattle, Washington.
Gibbard has been the supporter of gay rights. He wrote a related article in The Daily Beast that voiced this issue. His sister is a lesbian and views her as the most beautiful thing seen in this world.
Age, Height, and Weight
Being born on August 11, 1976, Ben Gibbard is 43 years old as of today’s date 14th July 2020. His height is 5 ft 9 inches tall, and his weight is 80 kg.
Gibbard started with a small role in the movie “Brief Interviews with Hideous Men.” Gibbard has founded Death Cab for Cutie band. In November 2014, Gibbard was seen in a guest role on the eighth studio album of Foo Fighters titled Sonic Highways.
On October 10, 2016, their first song, “Million Dollar Loan,” was released that became very popular. During the 2019–2020, he streamed daily concerts and played songs from the music bands, ”The Postal Service” and “Death Cab for Cutie.”
He met Walla in the mid-1990s and released a cassette, “You Can Play These Songs with Chords.” This song helped him make a vast local fan following. He expanded his band by including some additional members into the band like Jason McGerr, and Michael Schorr.
In 1998, he released the debut album of the band, “Something About Airplanes” on Seattle’s Barsuk Records. This album created hype on the indie rock scene. Some of the other popular performances of the band included We Have the Facts and We’re Voting Yes in 2000, and The Photo Album in 2001. Gibbard also produced Give Up in 2003.
Awards & Achievements
Benjamin “Ben” Gibbard is a famous US musician and a member of various successful indie rock groups. He is the main singer of “The Postal Service,” “Death Cab for Cutie,” and his first group, Pinwheel.
Death Cab for Cutie is a US indie rock band that helped define the emo type of music in the early 2000s. Gibbard made numerable contributions such as, You Can Play These Songs, Something About Airplanes, We Have the Facts, Transatlanticism, We’re Voting Yes, The Photo Album that gained immense fame, and reputation.
The success of Transatlanticism was featured on the 2003–2007 television series, titled “The O.C..” It resulted in the band entering into a deal with Atlantic Records in 2005. The band produced hit singles “I Will Follow You into the Dark,” and “Soul Meets Body” that received Grammy Award nominations. The album, Narrow Stairs, reached the top position on Billboard charts in the initial week of its release. Other singles like “I Will Possess Your Heart,” After The Open Door EP, Codes and Keys received positive reviews.
Net Worth & Salary of Ben Gibbard in 2020
Ben Gibbard is an accomplished musician in the American music industry who is widely known for his excellent singing, songwriting, and guitar playing skills. His net worth is projected to be $8 million as of July 2020. He is the lead singer for the band titled “Death Cab for Cutie,” under whom he has given numerous singles that have entertained people from all parts of the world.
His major earning comes from the sale of his blockbuster singles. In 1997, he formed his band, “Death Cab for Cutie” and have released seven studio albums. In 2012, he released his solo studio album, Give Up (2003), which peaked on the American Dance charts. It was followed by his album Narrow Stairs (2008) that hit the number one position in U.S. and Canada music charts. Some of his very popular singles include “I Will Possess Your Heart” and “Soul Meets Body.”
Benjamin Gibbard is one of the successful singers, guitarists, and songwriters in America. Under the brand name of Death Cab for Cutie, he has given fabulous musical singles that created a buzz in the world.