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Luke Aaron Benward (born May 12, 1995) is an American actor and singer. He is known for his first major role as Billy Forrester in How to Eat Fried Worms (2006), and his role as Dylan Conner in the Disney Channel Original Series Good Luck Charlie.

Benward was born in Franklin, Tennessee, the son of Kenda Benward (née Wilkerson), an occasional actress, and Aaron Benward, a country music singer in the duo Blue County. He has two sisters, Gracie and Maegan. Benward’s mother is from Ringgold, Georgia, and his father is from Nashville, Tennessee. He is of English, Scottish, Irish, and German descent.

Benward’s acting career began when he was cast as Billy Forrester in How to Eat Fried Worms (2006). He has also appeared in We Were Soldiers (2002) as David Moore, Glory Road (2006) as Jerry Chambers, and Minutemen (2008) as Mikey Blumberg. In 2008, he also had a role in the film Fireproof. In 2010, Benward co-starred in the film Dear John as Alan Grey. The same year, he also co-starred in the film Secretariat as Seth Hancock.

Benward has also appeared in the Disney Channel Original Series Good Luck Charlie as Dylan Conner, the best friend of Teddy Duncan (Bridgit Mendler). In 2011, he also had a role in the film Lemonade Mouth as Wen Gifford. In 2012, Benward co-starred in the film Cloud 9 as Kayla Morgan.

Benward has also appeared in the music video for “That’s What I’m Talking About” by Rascal Flatts.

Benward’s net worth is $3 million. He earns a salary of $20 thousand per episode of Good Luck Charlie.

General Info

Full NameLuke Benward
Height1.88 m
ProfessionActor, Singer


ParentsAaron Benward, Kenda Benward, Aaron Benward, Kenda Benward, Kenda Benward, Aaron Benward
SiblingsElla Benward, Gracie Benward, Luke Benward, Ella Benward, Luke Benward, Gracie Benward


MoviesField of Lost Shoes, Girl vs. Monster, Dear John, Mostly Ghostly: Who Let the Ghosts Out?, Dog Gone, Minutemen, How to Eat Fried Worms, Because of Winn-Dixie, We Were Soldiers
TV ShowsRavenswood, Madison High, IShine KNECT

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1He appeared in a music video, "That's Cool" performed by Blue County.
2He has English, German, and Scots-Irish (Northern Irish) ancestry.
3In 2003, Luke appeared in the music video for Martina McBride's Concrete Angle.
4He is a fourth generation singer. He sings, his dad sings, his grandpa sings, his grandpa's dad sang.
5His real mother Kenda Benward is also the mother of Luke's character Owen in Dog Gone (2008).
6He is a fan of Michael Buble, Eminem, Bruno Mars, Kings of Leon and Beatles.
7Has two younger sisters, Gracie and Ella.
8Is a fan of football.
9Luke's grandfather is Gospel singer/songwriter/artist Jeoffrey Benward. He also manages the new Grammy nominated sensation "Forever Jones" Mom, Kenda Benward - is an actress and private acting coach. Dad, Aaron Benward - is a singer/songwriter/artist.
10Currently resides in Los Angeles, California.




Life of the Party2018post-productionJack
Skate God2017pre-productionOren
Fog City2017post-productionTanner
Measure of a Man2017completedPete Marino
Pitch2016TV Series
Girl Meets World2016TV SeriesThor
CSI: Crime Scene Investigation2015TV SeriesAxel Vargas
Point of Honor2015TV MovieGarland Rhodes
R.L. Stine's The Haunting Hour2014TV SeriesTed
The Goldbergs2014TV SeriesBruce
Field of Lost Shoes2014John Wise
Ravenswood2013-2014TV SeriesDillon
Cloud 92014TV MovieWill
Good Luck Charlie2013TV SeriesBeau Landry
See Dad Run2012-2013TV SeriesMatthew Pearson
Girl Vs. Monster2012TV MovieRyan Dean
Madison High2012TV MovieDevin Daniels
Zombies and Cheerleaders2011TV SeriesZed Necrodoplis
Dear John2010/I14 Years Old Alan
Mostly Ghostly2008VideoNicky
Dog Gone2008Owen
Minutemen2008TV MovieCharlie Tuttle
How to Eat Fried Worms2006Billy
Because of Winn-Dixie2005Stevie Dewberry
Family Affair2002TV SeriesJody Davis
We Were Soldiers2002David Moore


Cloud 92014TV Movie performer: "Cloud 9"
Girl Vs. Monster2012TV Movie performer: "Had Me @ Hello"
Dog Gone2008performer: "Get Up"


Teens Wanna Know2014TV SeriesHimself - Guest
Radio Disney Music Awards2014TV MovieHimself
Hollywood Today2014TV SeriesHimself
Radio Disney Music Awards2013TV SpecialHimself
Disney Channel's This Is Who I Am2013TV SeriesHimself


Won Awards

2007Young Artist AwardYoung Artist AwardsBest Young Ensemble in a Feature FilmHow to Eat Fried Worms (2006)

Nominated Awards

2009Young Artist AwardYoung Artist AwardsBest Performance in a TV Movie, Miniseries or Special - Leading Young ActorMinutemen (2008)

Source: IMDb, Wikipedia

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