Jimmy Bennett Bio
|James Michael Bennett was born on 9 February 1996. He is an American actor and musician best known for his roles as a child actor in Daddy Day Care, Hostage, Poseidon, Evan Almighty, Orphan, Shorts, and as young James T. Kirk in the 2009 film Star Trek. He also starred on the ABC series No Ordinary Family as JJ Powell, a teenager gifted with vast intelligence after a plane crash.|
|Born||February 9, 1996Seal Beach, California, U.S.|
|Age||22 Years old as of 2018|
|Girlfriend||Jimmy Bennett started dating Rachel G. Fox on April 2012|
|Net Worth||$ 2 million as of 2018|
|Residence||Huntington Beach, California|
Jimmy Bennett Biography
Jimmy Bennett was born in Seal Beach, California, and lives with his parents and sister in Huntington Beach, California, where the family runs a hard rock-themed crepe restaurant. When not acting, Bennett plays guitar and sings on his official YouTube channel. He also wrote and performed the song Summer Never Ends which can be heard at the end of Shorts.
Bennett has appeared in nearly 30 adverts, as well as in episodes of the television series The Guardian and Strong Medicine, before being cast in the role “Tony,” the boy who wants to be The Flash, in the Eddie Murphy comedy Daddy Day Care. He had smaller roles in the films Anchorman: The Legend of Ron Burgundy and Arthur Hailey’s Detective, and also appeared in Judging Amy, CSI: Crime Scene Investigation and Everwood, and lent his voice to characters in the animated films The Polar Express, Winnie the Pooh: Springtime with Roo and I Want a Dog for Christmas, Charlie Brown. He has been nominated for Young Artist Awards five times.
In August 2011, Bennett released his debut single “Over Again” and the accompanying music video.
Jimmy Bennett Sexual Assault by Asia Argento
On 19 August 2018, an article published in The New York Times detailed allegations that Asia Argento, then 37 years sexually assaulted Jimmy Bennett, then 17-year-old actor and musician, in a California hotel suite in 2013. By the account Bennett provided in his lawsuit, Argento gave the minor alcohol, performed oral sex on him and engaged him in sexual intercourse. A settlement figure of $380,000 was made. Bennett said that after the encounter he began to feel “extremely confused, mortified, and disgusted.” Bennett’s lawyer wrote that in the years after the incident, Bennett was so traumatized that his job performance, income, and mental health declined.
A photo appearing to show actress and #MeToo movement leader Asia Argento lying down with young actor Jimmy Bennett that was posted by TMz surfaced. According to TMZ the pic was taken after the 2 had intercourse.
The photo above is a caption of Asia Argento posted on 10 May 2013 on her Instagram page.
Jimmy Bennett Speaks out After Asia Argento denied the Sexual Assault Allegations
Actor Jimmy Bennett, who has accused Italian actress Asia Argento of sexually assaulting him as a teenager, has said he was “ashamed and afraid” when the story came out. In an Instagram post below posted on 22 July 2018.
Reaction on Twitter on alleged Jimmy Bennett Sexual Assault
Asia Argento wrote & directed a movie where she was a prostitute, 7-year old Jimmy Bennett played her son, whom her character forced to crossdress and was raped as a result.
A decade later Argento allegedly rapes Bennett while he’s underage, fetishizing him as her son.
— John Durant (@johndurant) August 20, 2018
I wonder if Jimmy Bennett accusing Asia Argento of having sex with him when he was underage is going to be the start of the male victims coming out against the female abusers.
— Straight Boy Bent (@StraightBoyBent) August 20, 2018
Oh boy, so Asia Argento, one of the actresses who was sexually assaulted by Harvey Weinstein, sexually assaulted an at the time 17 year old actor/musician named Jimmy Bennett back in 2013 and paid him hush money to not talk about it and it's just now getting out
— JamesMan (@TheOnlyJamesMan) August 20, 2018
Jimmy Bennett Net Worth
Jimmy Bennet started acting at a tender age, his accumulated net worth as of 2018 is $ 2 million.