Ben Higgins Wiki, Girlfriend, Job, Net Worth, Parents

By Shreetesh Thapa | Updated On: 30 Jan, 2020
Ben Higgins Wiki, Girlfriend, Job, Net Worth, Parents

Ben Higgins is the lead of the ABC’s hit show, The Bachelor, 20th season. Ben was also seen in the 11th season of The Bachelorette as well. In the show, he finished as the third runner up. Furthermore, he also acted in the TV series called Famous in Love in 2017. 

Ben Higgins Age & Height

Ben Higgins was born as Benjamin Edward Higgins on 23 March 1989 in Warsaw, Indiana. He is the son of David Higgins and Amy Diane Higgins. His parents have been happily married for more than three and a half decades and live a relatively low key life.

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Growing up, he used to play football in his high school years. After his schooling, he joined Indiana University to study Bachelor of Science in Business Administration and Management through the School of Public and Environmental Affairs located in Bloomington.

The Bachelor alum hunk started his collegiate years in 2008 and completed his Bachelor's in 2012. He is six feet and five inches (1.96 m) tall.

Ben Higgin's Dating Status 

Ben is dating Jessica Clarke- an avid runner who also competed on the University of Mississippi’s women’s track and field and cross-country team. He first revealed about him dating someone through his podcast called Almost Famous, in January of 2019. A month after the announcement, he made his relationship with Jessica official through his Instagram handle.

Ben Higgins with girlfriend Jessica Clarke on 16 December 2019 (Photo: Jessica Clarke's Instagram)

Through his post made on 21 February 2019, he revealed to his fans his girlfriend publicly and mentioned that he slid into her DMs a couple of months prior.

Marriage Talks

He further mentioned on 29 January 2020 to Us Weekly that he was going to propose his girl. He made the statement while he was promoting his Bachelor Live On Stage Tour with Becca Kufrin.

Moreover, he also mentioned his interest in making Jessica his wife in an interview with Us in August of 2019.

His Career Summary

When Ben was a student in college, he worked as the Event Manager of Jonah Club Fish Fry. After that, he became the Student Ministries Intern at the Warsaw Community Church for a year. Later, he joined the Bakers Youth Club to work as the Marketing and Fundraising Coordinator until his graduation.

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After finishing his college, Ben started his job as a Business Analyst at Talisys, which was formerly known as Comprehensive Software Systems. As he worked in the company, he was promoted as the account manager, and later as the Vice President of Business Development in February of 2017.

In October of 2017, he co-founded a company called Generous International LLC and, since then, works as the President of the company. He also has his podcast that he hosts with Ashley Iaconetti and is called Almost Famous.