Darlen Benson-Cobham is a famous Nollywood actress, singer, model and a television personality. She acts mostly in romantic movies alongside with Joseph Benjamin, Uti Nwachukwu, IK Ogbonna, Ramsey Noah, Chika Ike, Ini Edo, Tonto Dikeh and a host of other top Nollywood celebrities.
She was born and bred in Port Harcourt, Rivers State and Calabar, Cross River State both in the south southern part of Nigeria, where she completed both her primary and secondary school education and obtained both her First School Leaving Certificate and West African Senior School Certificate. She was born into a family of five children comprising of five girls only. Her father was a journalist while her mother was a business woman.
She is very beautiful, gifted, skillful, creative and talented in acting and interpretation of movies. She knows how to interpret her roles very well and can fit in any character given to her by movie directors and producers in Nigeria.
After completing her primary and secondary school education, Darlen Benson-Cobham proceeded to University of Lagos and graduated with a Bachelor’s Degree in Theatre Arts. She is currently the wife of the famous Nigerian music producer Cobham Asuquo and her marriage with Cobham Asuquo is currently blessed with beautiful kids.
Darlen Benson-Cobham joined the Nigerian movie industry (Nollywood) in 1998 and started attending movie auditions and acting as a minor character in movies. Her first movie was “Venom of Justice” a movie that brought her to limelight and gave her a lot of advantage in Nollywood. She rose to fame and became a public figure after acting in several Nollywood blockbuster movies.
In 1999, she won the award for Best New Actress at the Reel Awards for her outstanding role in the Nollywood blockbuster movie “Maama” which was produced by Opa Williams.
She is currently one of the most beautiful, most gifted, most skillful, most creative and most talented actresses in Nigeria. She knows how to interpret her roles very well and can fit in any character given to her by movie directors and producers in Nigeria.
Darlen Benson-Cobham has acted in more than 100 Nollywood movies which include Maama, Mind Game, Venom of Justice, Honeymoon Hotel, Married Women on Campus, etc. She acts mostly in romantic movies alongside with Joseph Benjamin, Uti Nwachukwu, IK Ogbonna, Ramsey Noah, Chika Ike, Ini Edo, Tonto Dikeh and a host of other top Nollywood celebrities.
Darlen Benson-Cobham in the cause of her career as an actress has won few awards which include Best New Actress at the Reel Awards, Most Promising in Nigeria at the Best of Nollywood Awards and Best Actress in a Supporting Role at the Africa Magic Viewers Choice Awards.
Darlen Benson-Cobham is currently one of the richest and most influential actress in Nigeria with an estimated net worth of $300,000.