Benjamin Ingrosso was born in 1997 in Stockholm suburbs. His father Emilio Ingrosso used to dance professionally. Now he owns a restaurant. Ingrosso’s mother, Pernilla Wahlgren, is a well-known Swedish singer. Both parents have an Italian heritage. Benjamin has an older brother and a sister. His parents and close relatives all worked in show business. So the boy was growing up listening to music and performing. When he was just 8 years old, Ingrosso performed with a song “Hej Sofia” at a local singing contest Little Melodifestivalen. With the same song, the boy appeared in a children’s singing competition, Melodi Grand Prix Nordic, where he came in fourth.
In 2007, Benjamin recorded a cover of the single “Jag Är en Astronaut”, which his uncle Linus Wahlgren, released back in 1985. The single came in 2nd on the national Swedish chart. In June, together with his mother, the boy performed in a music show Allsång på Skansen. The same summer, he toured Sweden with many famous artists as part of the Diggiloo show. In 2008 and 2009, Benjamin performed in a musical Hujeda mej vá många sånger.
In 2009, Ben and his mom sang several The Jackson 5’s songs in Swedish. At the end of the year, the artist portrayed Rasmus in the play Rasmus And The Vagabond. In 2011, the boy performed in the Stockholm Theatre. He got the role of Lillebror from Karlsson-on-the-Roof.