Guy Benson is an American feature writer, analyst, commentator, and political expert. He is most popularly known for working as a fox news contributor. Benson has also worked famously for townhall.com as a political editor and a conservative radio presenter. He was originally born in Saudi Arabia from where his family moved to New Jersey, United States. He is also featured in a show called Sandy Rios in the morning, which was telecasted on the AFR talk on American family radio.
Guy has also famously hosted his own show The Guy Benson Show, which was on the air from the year 2008 to 2015, as a conservative live radio personality. Currently, he is working at the Kennedy nation by Fox studios. Recently, there is a rumor going around that reportedly Guy Benson is running for the Governor of Colorado in 2022. Guy has yet to confirm it.
Guy Benson is currently 36 years old as of 2021 and was born on March 7th, 1985 in South Arabia, where his entire family hails from. When he was young his family shifted abroad, resulting in him and his brother spending a lot of their childhood in various countries before they finally settled in Ridgewood, New Jersey, United States of America. Information about his parents is still known, but he shares many pictures with them on his Instagram account where he gives his fans a glimpse of his personal life. He has a brother named James Benson, who also works in show business. James is a Hollywood actor, writer, and filmmaker.
Guy went to middle school and Ridgewood high school in New Jersey. During his years in high school, he worked as a sports telecaster broadcasting on local television. He attended Northwestern University’s Medill School of Journalism and graduated in 2007. He received his honor diploma in journalism. At the time Guy worked for the campus radio station, WNUR. hosting sports events and broadcasting political talk shows. Ironically, the current Fox news reporter once worked as an intern at Fox News’s Hannity and Colmes, while he was still a college student. He also assisted Fox with their coverage of the 2004 republican national convention.
Guy Benson Career
After graduating, Guy became the producer of the sandy Rios show and a local afternoon radio show, till 2010. From 2008 to 2015, Benson also had his own Sunday night radio program named after him called the guy Benson show. It was broadcasted AM 12:60 WWRC in Washington DC, and AM 560 WIND in Chicago. His columns started publishing in 2008 at townhall.com where he later became a political editor in 2010. Benson also contributed to the town hall’s sister site called hot air. Guy has also reported for an NPR station during his college years. They recorded South Florida’s summer baseball games for their Cape Cod Baseball League, later he worked as an intern at the White House.
Additionally, he worked as a regular guest and sometimes a substitute host for the Hugh Hewitt show. He frequently presented as a guest on many other cable news networks like CNBC and FOX channels. In 2015, he along with his co-writer Mary Katherine Ham published his first and only book called, End of Discussion: how the left’s outrage industry shuts down debate, manipulates voters, and Makes America less free and fun. The book severely criticized political correctness in media, culture, and politics, from the perspective of two millennial conservatives. He has been working as a journalist and commentator ever since at Fox news.
Guy Benson Biography
|Real Name||Guy Pelham Benson|
|Birth Date||March 7, 1985|
|Age (as of 2023)||37 Years|
|Birth Place||Saudi Arabia|
|Height||in feet inches – 5’ 11” – in Centimeters – 180 cm|
|Weight||in Kilograms – 74 kg – in Pounds – 163 lbs|
|Shoe Size||10 (U.S.)|
|Hair Color||Dark Brown|
|Eye Color||Dark Brown|
|School||Ridgewood High School|
|Is he a Gay?||Yes|
Guy Benson is married to Adam Wise, his husband. The couple met while working together at Fox News in 2015, and they got married in 2019. Adam Wise works as a government employee for hire. He graduated from Colorado State University.
Guy Benson Net Worth
Benson has earned an estimated net worth of $1 million. His salary is approx $75,000 annually and his main source of income is his journalist career at fox news and as a political observer at the town hall.
- Benson is from the LGBTQ+ community
- He is an avid social media poster, where he portrays himself as a foodie, wine fan, life fan, ardent supporter, etc
- His profile handle is @guypbenson on Instagram. where he has a massive following of 16.1k fans with 840 posts from him.
- Guy has always been very upfront about his sexual orientation, he came out in May 2015.
- In his book called End of Discussion, he included a footnote saying “ Guy here. So, I’m gay.