The weekend co-host of ABC News and Canadian Idol host is the son of former Canadian prime minister. Ben Mulroney in spite belonging to the family of Supreme delegates pursued the career of entertainment and achieved his dreams. The host who received fame after hosting major entertainment events like Oscars, Golden Globes and Juno Awards is currently working as co-host and contributor to Good Morning America for ABC News.
Career And Professional Life
The host earned two bachelor’s degree in Arts and Law from Duke University and Universite Laval respectively. Mulroney got a dream start to his start and immediately hit the limelight when he hosted the entertainment news program “etalk” where he covered major events like Oscars, Golden Globe, and Juno Awards.
The Canadian Idol host the joined ABC News as a contributor to Good Morning America in June 2012. Ben even co-hosted the show temporarily on weekends. The host then went on to become a guest host on “Live with Kelly.” Ben was also the co-host of Canada's newest morning show, Your Morning for CTV in 2016. Throughout his career, he has interviewed the biggest stars of the film, fashion, music, and television.
How Much Is Ben’s Net Worth?
The Canadian Idol host racks up handsome salary from ABC News as a co-host and contributor to Good Morning America. The host career which has spanned over a decade is known for hosting major events in entertainment. Ben has a humongous net worth of 10 million dollars.
Ben Having Big Time after Welcoming Third Kid!
The handsome host began dating beautiful and famous fashion designer and stylist Jessica Brownstein back in 2007. Jessica also has a close tie with the royal Meghan Markle, ex-wife of Trevor Engelson; they have been friends for more than a decade. Both of their love for yoga brought them close. They are seen together in many events; Meghan has also spent a night at Jessica's place.
Ben met Jessica when she was 14 and held each other through many moves and failed relationships. They went on their first date after 12 years, which was the best date for both of them. Many predicted that the fact of Ben being Catholic and Jessica being Jewish would come between them. But 9 months later, the lovers got engaged on 28th December 2007 after dating for about one year. Later, after 9 months from engagement, the couple walked down the aisle in St. Patrick’s Basilica in mixed Roman Catholic and Jewish wedding ceremony on 30th October 2008. The private wedding was attended by 75 close friends and family, but the grand reception had more than 350 guests to make it a lavish event.
Jessica posted a picture on Instagram wishing her partner Ben on their 10th anniversary in October 2018 (Photo: Instagram)
On 12th August 2010, Ben welcomed twin kids and named them Brain Gerald Alexander Mulroney and John Benedict Dimitri Mulroney. Ben and his wife embraced third children as daughter Isabel Veronica Mulroney was born on 12th June 2013. These two beautiful children were the page boys and flower girl in aunt Meghan's wedding ceremony.
Ben’s Short Bio
According to wiki sources, Ben was born to the family of Supreme delegates on 9th March 1976 in Quebec, Canada as Benedict Martin Paul Mulroney. The Canadian host was born to parents Brian Mulroney and Mila Mulroney. His father is former Canadian Prime Minister. Ben was born as a second child among four siblings begin the eldest son, he fulfilled his responsibility with relative ease.
Ben enjoyed a wonderful childhood along with his three siblings, Caroline, Mark, and Nicholas. The host has a tall height of 6 feet and 1 inch and possesses a decent body shape. Ben belongs to mixed ethnicity as his mother is a Serbian.
Given that his father was the Prime Minister of the country, many believed that he would pursue his career in the same field, but Ben is the type of person who makes his way. Kudos! To Ben as he chased the career field in which he had a passion for and enjoyed tremendous success.