Jorge Ben

Born: 03/22/1942


Music (18)

Da Sweet Blood of Jesus 2015 (Movie)

("Minha Teimosia, Uma Arma Pra Te Conquistar") (Song)

Da Sweet Blood of Jesus 2015 (Movie)

("Minha Teimosia, Uma Arma Pra Te Conquistar") (Song Performer)

Two Lovers 2009 (Movie)

("Chove Chuva (The Constant Rain)") (Song)

Over Her Dead Body 2008 (Movie)

("Mas Que Nada") (Song)

Music Within 2007 (Movie)

("Mas Que Nada") (Song)

Happy Endings 2005 (Movie)

("Mas Que Nada") (Song)

Southpaw 2000 (Movie)

("Tamba") (Song)

Marie Baie des Anges 1998 (Movie)


Marie Baie des Anges 1998 (Movie)

("Oba, la vem ela") (Song Performer)

Next Stop Wonderland 1998 (Movie)

("Mas Que Nada") (Song)

Joe Versus the Volcano 1990 (Movie)

("Mas que Nada") (Song)

Umbabarauma 1989 (Movie)


Umbabarauma 1989 (Movie)

("Ponta de Lanca Africano" "Umbabarauma") (Song)

Married to the Mob 1988 (Movie)

("Zazueira") (Song)

Rio Babilonia 1981 (Movie)

("Rio Babilonia") (Music)

Na Boca de Mundo 1977 (Movie)


Xica da Silva 1974 (Movie)


Things Behind The Sun (TV Show)




Had a song appear in the popular action sequel "Kick-Ass 2"


Had one of his songs appear in "Austin Powers: International Man of Mystery"


Composed the music for the Brazilian musical film "Som Alucinante"


Released his debut album Samba Esquema Novo

Popular songs include "Take It Easy My Brother Charles" and "Menina Mulher Da Pele Preta".

Known for such albums as "Ãfrica Brasil" and "Puro Suingue"

Bonus Trivia


Jorge Ben was a popular Brazilian musician whose work has been sampled by various d.j.'s throughout the world.


During a 2011 visit to Brazil, President Obama mentioned Ben's name in a nationally televised speech.


Despite achieving superstar status in Brazil, Ben is relatively unknown in America. Still, his music has been used in several big-budget Hollywood films, including "Rio" (2011) and "Kick-Ass 2" (2013).