Who is Ben Shapiro?
An American conservative political commentator, Ben Shapiro became the youngest syndicated columnist in the United States at the age of 17. Ben writes for Creators Syndicate, Ami Magazine, and Newsweek and has already written 11 books in total to date. He is the founder and editor-in-chief of The Daily Wire.
In addition to being a columnist, author, and political commentator, Shapiro is also an attorney and a radio talk show host. His talent seems limitless. He has seen a great measure of success in his professional life. This doesn’t imply that everybody agrees or enjoys him. However, he does have an appreciable amount of following.
Shapiro has the art of getting people involved in his conversations and draws their attention from all sides of the views to give their rationale. Possibly this is the lawyer that is coming out of him. Ben knows how to present his facts to both his friend and foe.
- Celebrity Name: Benjamin Aaron Shapiro
- Full Name: Ben Shapiro
- Gender: Male
- Birth Date: January 15, 1984
- Birth Place: Los Angeles, California, USA
- Age: 37
- Height:70 m
- Weight: 72 kg
- Nationality: American
- Sexual Orientation: Straight
- Status: Married
- Wife: Mor Toledano
- Children: 3
- Profession: Political commentator, attorney, media host
- Net Worth: $25 million
Hailing from an Orthodox Jewish family, Benjamin Aaron Shapiro was born on January 15, 1984, in Los Angeles, California, USA. His father came from a Russian-Jewish family and worked as a composer while his mother came from a Lithuanian-Jewish family and was a television company executive.
Ben Shapiro attended Walter Reed Middle School and Yeshiva University High School of Los Angeles from where he completed his graduation at the age of 16 in 2000. When he was 20 years of age, he graduated from the University of California, Los Angeles summa cum laude and Phi Beta Kappa with a Bachelor of Arts degree in political science. Ben graduated cum laude from Harvard Law School in 2007.
In March 2012, Shapiro ran a legal firm by the name of Benjamin Shapiro Legal Consulting, in Los Angeles independently.
Shapiro has a younger sister Abigail Shapiro who is an opera singer. Due to Ben’s high public profile, his sister had been subjected to Anti-Semitic trolling online.
Abigail, Ben’s younger sister introduced him to Mor Toledano, a Moroccan decent Israeli medical doctor. They dated for a while and got engaged in 2007. The couple got married one year after the engagement in a traditional Jewish ceremony celebrated in Acre, Israel.
The couple welcomed their first child in 2014, Leeya Eliana Shapiro. Ben and Mor together shared three children including a son and two daughters. The Shapiro couple practices Orthodox Judaism.
Ben Shapiro is known for his strong opinionated and outspoken and some of his views do not go well with some people. Due to this, he and his family received life threats. Ben lodged the police complaint Los Angeles Police Department and then the matter was taken up by the FBI. The man was finally arrested by the FBI in Washington.
Ben’s genius was clearly seen at his young age only. His interest in politics was shown when he started a nationally syndicated column at the age of 17. By the age of 21, he completed writing two books. Ben joined KRLA-AM in 2012 as a host on their morning radio program. Shapiro is the co-founder and editor emeritus at The Daily Wire.
His first book was Brainwashed: How Universities Indoctrinate America’s Youth, in which Ben Shapiro made an argument that students are not given exposure to the different viewpoints at universities, and students with weak opinions are easily overwhelmed by dominating liberal instructors.
In addition, other books written by Shapiro includes ‘Primetime Propaganda: The True Hollywood Story of How the Left Took Over Your TV’, ‘Project President: Bad Hair and Botox on the Road to the White House’, and ‘Porn Generation: How Social Liberation Is Corrupting Our Future’.
Ben is a great speaker and often presents a conservative viewpoint on subjects that are controversial. Between early 2016 and late 2017, he has spoken at 37 campuses. During one of his speeches, an incident took place where a protestor pulled the fire alarm which led to the disrupting of the event, and campus police escorted out Shapiro.
Awards and Achievements
Shapiro considers himself as a basic libertarian. He is a man of bold opinion and has great works to his name, such as:
- Catastrophic Thinking, February 2020
- How to Destroy America in Three Easy Steps, 202
- The Right Side of History: How Reason and Moral Purpose Made the West Great, 2019
- Say It’s So: Papa, Dad, Me and 2005 White Sox Championship Season, May 2017
- True Allegiance, 2016
- What’s Fair and Other Short Stories, 2015
- A Moral Universe Torn Apart, 2014
- The People vs. Barack Obama: The Criminal Case Against the Obama Administration, 2014
- Bullies: How the Left’s Culture of Fear and Intimidation Silences America, 2013
- Primetime Propaganda: The True Hollywood Story of How the Left Took Over Your TV, 2011
- Project President: Bad Hair and Botox on the Road to the White House, 2008
- Porn Generation: How Social Liberalism Is Corrupting Our Future, 2005
- Brainwashed: How Universities Indoctrinate America’s Youth, 2004
Ben Shapiro’s Total Net Worth
As of now, Ben Shapiro’s total net worth is $25 million.
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An American conservative political personality, Ben has accumulated a fortune of $8 million. He has seen a cutting-edge increase in his asset base over the past few years. Shapiro is far wealthier than his counterparts in the political talk area. Ben has made a great influence on the conservative movement in America. He has been interviewed on many occasions and participated in many debates facing questions from the opposition as well as the everyday Americans, in-person settings, and television. Ben even has his podcast, The Ben Shapiro Show.