The American conservative political commentator Ben Shapiro became the youngest nationally syndicated columnist in the United States at the age of 17.

Ben, whose real name is Benjamin Aaron Shapiro, is the founder and editor-in-chief of The Daily Wire. He also hosts a daily political podcast and live radio show called The Ben Shapiro Show. Along with that, he writes columns for Newsweek and Creators Syndicate.

Ben’s Private Family Life!

Ben, who has already garnered immense popularity just at the age of 36, prefers to keep his personal life as private as possible.

The public speaker and former attorney, Ben, is married to Mor Shapiro. His wife Mor, whose family comes from Morocco, is a doctor by profession.

Ben got married to his better-half in July 2008. The duo was quite young when they exchanged the wedding vows- Ben was 24 and his wife was just 20-year old.

A lot has happened since Ben and his lady love got married, but their relationship has always remained strong and blissful.

The couple has been married for 11 years and is parents to three children- two daughters and one son. When Ben and his wife were blessed with their third child, he took Twitter to announce the happy news.

Ben Shapiro and his wife, Mor Shapiro, welcomed their third child in March 2020. (Photo: Ben’s Instagram)

He also shared a picture of the announcement on Instagram and wrote that he doesn’t post pictures of his family to social media because of the nature of his work. However, he couldn’t help sharing the news of the arrival of the baby no 3.

Early Life & Parents

Born on 15 January 1984, Ben grew up in a Jewish family in Los Angeles. Ben was born to very supported parents who worked in Hollywood. His father worked as a composer whereas his mother worked as an executive of a TV company.

The childhood picture of Ben Shapiro with his father, David Shapiro. (Photo: Ben’s Instagram)

Ben has a sister named Abigail Shapiro, who is an opera singer. Due to Ben's profession, she was subjected to online antisemitic trolling, as per wiki. 

Ben, who developed a talent for violin at a young age, attended Walter Reed Middle School and Yeshiva University High School of Los Angeles for his early education. He graduated at the age of 16 in the year 2000.

Ben then attended the University of California, Los Angeles from where he graduated summa cum laude and Phi Beta Kappa with a Bachelor of Arts degree in political science in 2004. And in 2007, he graduated cum laude from Harvard Law School.

Net Worth

As an American conservative political commentator, columnist, author, and radio host, Ben has mustered a huge net worth of $20 million.

When Ben was just 17 years old, he began writing a book. At that age, he became the country's youngest nationally syndicated columnist.