Maddie Ziegler, 19, and Eddie Benjamin, 20, made their red carpet debut on August 1, 2022, at the Bullet Train premiere. On occasion, the couple was seen kissing and posing for photos. Maddie wore a black gown with a bustier top and thigh-high slit to the event. Eddie was dressed in a black silk button-down shirt and black pants. Other celebrities that attended the event were Dylan Sprouse, Barbara Palvin, and Simu Liu. Eddie and Ziegler have been seen together many times since 2019. When asked about their relationship, Ziegler said that she and Benjamin were acquaintances for a year before they fell in love. According to Ziegler, the two met on Instagram:
“It was just random. I became friends with him after becoming an Instagram admirer. That night, he boarded a trip back to Australia. It happened so quickly, although we had been friends for nearly a year before we met.”
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Who is Eddie Benjamin?
Eddie Benjamin, a 20-year-old music producer and singer-songwriter born on January 16, 2002, is presently residing in Los Angeles. He rose to prominence by composing and producing songs for performers such as Meghan Trainor, Shawn Mendes, and others. Benjamin met Tash Wolf and Indy Linzbichler in college and founded the Haze Trio. The band toured Australia and even won numerous events, including the YouthRock 2016 statewide talent search. In 2020, Benjamin released his debut single, F**k My Friends, followed by the EP Emotional in 2021. He also co-wrote and produced Shawn Mendes’ song “It’ll Be Okay.” The track reached number two on Billboard.
Benjamin joined Bieber on his Justice World Tour in 2022 and appeared in the latter’s 2021 documentary, Justin Bieber: Our World. Eddie Benjamin’s song Weatherman was included in Time Magazine’s selection of “The Best Songs of 2022 So Far” in June 2022.
All About Maddie Ziegler
Maddie, born Madison Nicole Ziegler, rose to fame after appearing on the reality program Dance Moms when she was eight years old. Sia used her in a few music videos, and she went on to appear in a number of films, TV series, concerts, advertising, and magazine covers. The 19-year-old appeared as a judge on So You Think You Can Dance: The Next Generation in 2016. She’s also gone on dancing tours with her sister, Mackenzie.
Maddie Ziegler rose to prominence as Camille Le Haut in the 2016 comedy flick Ballerina. She is also well known for her part as Christina Sickleman in the 2017 drama thriller The Book of Henry, as well as lead roles in Music, The Fallout, and West Side Story.