Who Is Benny Blanco? Everything to Know About Selena Gomez’s Rumored Boyfriend

Selena Gomez seemingly confirmed her relationship with music producer Benny Blanco when she referred to him as her “absolute everything.” Here’s the lowdown on the music maestro.

Selena Gomez appeared to take a big step in her relationship with the music producer on December 7, engaging with numerous Instagram posts hinting at their alleged romance.

In response to a fan page, she wrote, “He is my absolute everything in my heart,” as captured in screenshots making rounds on social media. She continued, “Why has he been the best thing that’s ever happened to me.”

The “The Heart Wants What It Wants” singer expressed her utmost happiness, mentioning, “He’s still better than anyone I’ve ever been with,” cementing the speculation about their bond. Adding fuel to the fire, Selena also posted a photo on her Instagram Stories resting her head on someone who appeared to be Benny Blanco.

So, who is this man captivating Selena’s attention? Turns out, the “Eastside” artist has been a part of her world for quite some time now.

Here’s a rundown of everything about Benny:

Who is Benny Blanco? Benny is a songwriter and record producer renowned for crafting numerous chart-topping hits, collaborating with artists such as Selena Gomez, her exes Justin Bieber and The Weeknd, among others. Some of his notable productions include Katy Perry’s “Teenage Dream,” Kesha’s “Tik Tok,” Britney Spears’ “Circus,” and Maroon 5’s “Moves Like Jagger.”

What is Benny Blanco’s real name? Born Benjamin Joseph Levin on March 8, 1988, he is currently 35 years old.

Is Selena Gomez dating Benny Blanco?

Selena seemingly affirmed her relationship with Benny on December 7, commenting on a fan Instagram post, “He is my absolute everything in my heart.” She also shared a photo on her Instagram Story leaning against a man resembling the musician. E! News has reached out to their representatives for comment but hasn’t received a response yet.

How long have Selena Gomez and Benny Blanco been dating?

Neither has publicly disclosed when they might have transitioned from friends to a romantic relationship. However, Benny was present at Selena’s Rare Impact Fund Benefit in October. During the November 30 episode of Selena + Chef, the actress mentioned having a crush on someone, expressing her happiness.

How did Selena Gomez meet Benny Blanco?

The exact timing of their initial meeting remains unclear, but they began collaborating over eight years ago. Benny contributed to writing and producing Selena’s tracks like “Same Old Love” and “Kill Em With Kindness” from her 2015 Revival album. Their collaboration continued with “I Can’t Get Enough” in 2019 and most recently, “Single Soon” released in August.

Are Benny Blanco and Justin Bieber friends?

They do share a history, collaborating on the 2020 song “Lonely.” Benny has praised Justin for being open about personal struggles, citing him as different from typical pop artists.

What songs did Benny Blanco produce for The Weeknd?

He co-wrote and produced “True Colors” and “Attention” from The Weeknd’s 2016 album, Starboy.

Does Benny Blanco have an album?

Yes, his debut studio album, Friends Keep Secrets, released in 2018 and featured tracks like “Eastside” with Halsey and Khalid. His follow-up, Friends Keep Secrets 2, dropped in 2021.

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