Who is Ben Shapiro and what is his net worth 2018? Ben Shapiro is a conservative political commentator who is the co-founder of TruthRevolt. He is also an attorney, activist, media executive, radio talk show host, author, and columnist. He has also written several books including Brainwashed: How Universities Indoctrinate America’s Youth in 2004. He serves as the editor-in-chief of ‘The Daily Wire’. He also writes columns for ‘Creators Syndicate’. By the age of 21, Shapiro wrote two national bestsellers. He also was the editor of ‘Breitbart News’. He also serves as a guest lecturer in a number of universities. He is an alumnus of the Harvard University.
Benjamin Aaron Shapiro known as “Ben Shapiro” was born on January 15, 1984, in Los Angeles, California. He has three sisters and was raised in Los Angeles. He went to Walter Reed Middle School and at the age of 16, he completed his graduation from Yeshiva University High School in LA. In 2004, he graduated with Phi Beta Kappa and summa cum laude from the University of California.
When he was 20, he earned his BA in Political Science from Harvard law School. In 2007, he got his cum laude also from Harvard. When he was 17, Shapiro became the youngest columnist to be syndicated nationally in the United States. By the age of 21, Ben Shapiro wrote two best sellers in America including ‘Porn Generation: How Social Liberalism Is Corrupting Our Future’ and ‘Brainwashed: How Universities Indoctrinate America’s Youth’.
In 2008, Ben Shapiro got married to Mor Toledano. His wife is an Israeli citizen and is of Jewish-Moroccan descent. Together they have a daughter and son born in 2014 and 2016 respectively. His daughter underwent an open heart surgery after she got an atrial septal defect in 2015.
Having already given two best sellers before, Ben Shapiro released his third book entitled ‘Project President: Bad Hair and Botox on the Road to the White House’ in 2008. In 2011, he released his fourth book titled ‘Primetime Propaganda: The True Hollywood Story of How the Left Took Over Your TV’. In 2012, he became the editor of Breitbart News. He resigned from his post in March 2016.
In 2013, he released another book called ‘Bullies: How the Left’s Culture of Fear and Intimidation Silences American’. In the same year, he co-founded TruthRevolt media. He founded ‘The Daily Wire’ in 2015. He is also the editor of his own podcast called ‘The Ben Shapiro Show’. As of August 2017, this is the 2nd most popular podcast on iTunes after Oprah Winfrey. He practiced law at Goodwin Procter LLP in Los Angeles and runs an independent legal consulting.
He frequently speaks at various college campuses including University of Missouri, California State University, Los Angeles, and DePaul University. He has also appeared in a number of shows including ‘Fox and Friends’, ‘The O’Reilly Factor’, ‘The Lars Larson Show’ and many others. He also was the host of a radio show with Bonneville Communications.
Ben Shapiro has written two Bestseller books in the United States when he was 21.
Ben Shapiro Net Worth
Ben Shapiro completed his graduation when he was only 16. He wrote his first book when he was seventeen and it went on to become a national bestseller. He also completed his college when he was 20 and at age 21, he wrote his second book which also became a national bestseller. In doing so, he found success at a very early age. Ben Shapiro’s net worth is an estimated $5 million.
He owes this fortune to all the profession he has had. He is also an independent lawyer and has been a columnist in some of the best newspapers. He also was the editor-at-large in Breitbart News and is the main editor of TruthRevolt. He is the editor of his own podcast and has appeared frequently in many universities across the United States. In his career, Shapiro has authored nine books.
Ben Shapiro is a supporter of Israel. He criticised the Iran Deal believing it as a threat to Israel. For the lack of support for Israel, he has also criticised the Obama administration. Mara Wilson, former child actress is his cousin.