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American actor

Maurice Benard

Facts of Maurice Benard

Full Name: Maurice Benard
Birth Date: March 1, 1963
Age: 61 years
Gender: Male
Profession: actor
Country: America
Horoscope: Pisces
Height: 0 feet 6 inches (0.15m)
WifePaula Smith
MarriedPaula Smith
Net Worth$2 million
Eye Colordark brown
Hair Colordark brown
Birth Placean Francisco
FatherHumberto Morales
MotherMartha Morales
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Maurice Benard

Maurice Benard is an American actor. He is also famous for the roles he played on General Hospital, a soap opera in which he portrayed the character of Sonny Corinthos, among other series and independent movies

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Parents, Siblings, and Family

Maurice Benard was born in  San Francisco, California, the United States on March 1, 1963. He is now 56 years old. He is the son of Humberto Morales  and Martha Morales. His father has been identified as Humberto Morales, a man who used to make a living as a bakery superintendent while his mother worked as a bank employee.


Talking about Maurice’s education history, he has not unveiled information; however, it is under review.

Professional Life Career

Maurice started out by flattering a model when he was in his early twenties. He also proved to be quite good at the job which was because he was decent looking and had the correct figure. Also, modeling for some time, he even decided to give acting a shot and started featuring in many stage plays and theatrical productions in the San Francisco Bay Area.

Maurice Benard while acting

The actor kick-started his TV acting in 1987 when he combined the cast of All My Children, a very popular TV soap opera which aired on ABC. He also acted in All My Children for about two years from 1987 to 1990. Benard’s biggest break on TV came in 1993 when he joined the cast of General Hospital, a daytime TV medical drama. He also played the recurrent role of Sonny Corinthos on the TV series. General Hospital was very popular and launched him into a new level of fame. The actor’s talent was indisputable and mesmerizing. In fact, many fans often described him as a “breathe of fresh air”.

Apart from his arrivals in TV series, Benard has also contained in self-determining movies such as Lucy & Desi: Before the Laughter in 1991, Ruby in 1992, Mi Vida Loca in 1993, Restraining Order in 1999, Crystal Clear in 2000 and The Ghost and the Whale in 2015.


Maurice Benard is wedded to a lovely Paula Smith who is a producer and executive. This actor was only 27 years old when he tied the knot with Paula on August 11, 1990.

Maurice Benard with his love

The couple has four children namely, Cailey Sofia (1994), Cassidy Rose (1999), Joshua James (2004) and Heather Ann (adopted 2008). Heather Ann is the daughter of Paula Smith’s sister. The couple both decided to adopt her when her mother passed away.

Net and Salary

Taking about net worth and salary there is no  information available.

Maurice Benard earns the title himself

Whereas, his net worth is estimated to be around $2 million according to the sources.

Rumors and Controversy/ Scandal

Maurice hasn’t been linked to any known controversy, rumors, and legal issues. He is far from rumors and controversies.

Body measurement

Maurice has a height of 5 feet 9 inches. Moreover, he weighs is unknown. Maurice’s hair color is dark brown and his eye color is dark brown.

Social  Media

He has around 213k followers on Instagram, about 179k followers on Twitter, and around 16.5k followers on Facebook.