Ben Smith Bio, Age, Height, Wife, Salary, Net worth, Semafor

Ben Smith

Ben Smith

Ben Smith Biography

Ben Smith is an eminent American journalist presently serving as the co-founder at Semafor, a global news organization he formed in early 2022 with Justin Smith. Before, Smith served at The New York Times as a media columnist. Before that, Ben served from 2011 to 2020 at BuzzFeed News as the editor-in-chief.

Ben Smith Age

Ben was born in New York, in the United States, on November 4, 1976. He is 45 years old.

Ben Smith Height

Smith stands at an average height of 5 ft 8 inches ( Approx1.72 m).

Ben Smith Education

He attended the prestigious Trinity School (New York City) on the Upper West Side for his high school diploma. Later on, Ben attended and graduated from the University of Yale earning a B.A. in 1999, where Ben wrote for both The New Journal magazine and The Yale Herald.

Ben Smith Family

He was born and brought up by his caring parent Dian (née Goldston) and attorney Robert S. Smith on the Upper West Side of Manhattan. His mom was Jewish and a Democrat while his dad served as a conservative and Christian. Ben perfectly admired his grandfather, who served as a novelist and also ghostwrote for both Tommy John and Mickey Mantle, and his grandmother served as a Mark Twain scholar.

Ben Smith Wife

Ben is happily married since 2002 to his pretty wife called Liena Zagare. The duo together with their three kids lives in Brooklyn.

Ben Smith Salary

Ben’s average salary is $88,461 per yearThis is according to Semafor anchors’ and reporters’ salaries.

Ben Smith Net Worth

Smith has an estimated net worth of $2 million.

Ben Smith Semafor

He presently works as the co-founder at Semafor, a global news organization he formed in early 2022 with Justin Smith. Before, Ben served at The New York Times as a media columnist. Before that, Ben worked from 2011 to 2020 for BuzzFeed News as the editor-in-chief.

His first professional reporting work was at The Indianapolis Star on the crime beat. Later on, Smith also started reporting for The Wall Street Journal Europe (until 2001) and moved to Latvia to take a position at The Baltic Times.

He has also written for The New York Observer from 2003 to 2006, The New York Sun from 2002 to 2003, as well as the New York Daily News from 2006 to 2007.

In January 2020, He was named media columnist for The New York Times replacing Jim Rutenberg. On May 17, 2020, He published an article titled “Is Ronan Farrow Too Good to Be True?”.

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