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Benjamin Kheng
Benjamin Kheng Wen Ming

(1990-08-15) 15 August 1990 (age 33)
Education Anglo-Chinese School (Primary)
Singapore Sports School
Republic Polytechnic
  • Singer
  • songwriter
Years active 2012–present
Height 1.73 m (5 ft 8 in)
Relatives Narelle Kheng (sister)
Musical career
Genres Indie pop
Labels Sony Music Singapore
Associated acts The Sam Willows

Benjamin Kheng Wen Ming (born 15 August 1990) is a Singaporean singer-songwriter, and former national swimmer. Kheng made his music debut with the Singaporean band The Sam Willows, which debuted in 2012.

Early life and education

Kheng was a former national youth swimmer, having trained since he was 6. He attended Anglo-Chinese School (Primary), Anglo-Chinese School (Independent), Singapore Sports School and has a diploma in Arts and Theatre Management from Republic Polytechnic.


Kheng is the keyboardist, rhythm guitarist and vocalist for The Sam Willows. After announcing their hiatus in May 2019, he has since pursued his solo career.

Besides music, Kheng co-created “The BenZi Project,” an online comedy sketch series on YouTube with Singaporean YouTuber Hirzi Zulkiflie.

Kheng is an advocate for youth and social causes, Benjamin has also been invited to speak at TEDxYouth to share his experience in overcoming depression and anxiety disorder with synesthesia.

In August 2021, Kheng collaborated with a virtual influencer, Rae; writing the song they sang together, Worlds.

Personal life

Kheng has a younger sister, Narelle Kheng, who is also part of The Sam Willows. He is married to Singaporean model and 987FM host, Naomi Yeo.



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Extended plays

  • A Sea That Never Stops (2020)


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2020 "Find Me"
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"Make Do"
2021 "Fresh Feelings" Digital download, streaming
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