Gio Benitez is a well-known personality who came into the limelight as a journalist and correspondent for ABC News. In addition, He appeared on Good Morning America and several other shows.

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Full NameGio Benitez
Date of BirthOctober 29, 1985
Birth Place Miami, Florida
Age36 years
Height 5 feet 7 inches
EthnicityNorth American
Body MeasurementN/A
Eye Color brown hair
Hair Color brown hair
Net Worth$4 million
Salary$750,000 approx.

Early Life and Age

Gio Benitez was born in Miami, Florida and his birth date is October 29, 1985. He was born to his parents; however, their identities are unknown as he likes to maintain privacy about his family.

The personality has reached the age of 36 years. Furthermore, Gio Benitez holds American nationality and belongs to the North American ethnicity. Besides this, he was born in the star sign Scorpio. Scorpio reflects personality such as coolness and practicality.

Gio Benitez
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Gio went to Miami Coral Park High school, completing his high school education in 2004. Afterward, he went to Florida International University in 2008, where he completed his Bachelor of Arts in Anthropology and Sociology.

Furthermore, he is fluent in speaking English and Spanish.

Physical Appearance

Gio Benitez is a tall person standing at 5 feet 7 inches (1.7 m) and has maintained his weight of around 70kg (154 lbs). In addition, he has beautiful light brown hair and brown eyes.

Besides this, information regarding his exact body measurements is unknown and unavailable, including his chest size, waist size, and hip size.

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Who is Gio Dating?

Many speculated that Gio was Gay. Soon he opened up to everyone and confirmed that he was indeed gay. In Paris, he got engaged to Tommy DiDario on September 17, 2015. On April 16, 2016, the couple finally tied their knot in a Miami Ceremony.

His husband is a fitness trainer and an Instagram influencer who has worked on several tv shows.

Gio Benitez
image source: The New York Times

Professional Life

Gio Benitez is the host of Fusion TV‘s Nightline and has covered several stories for the network, including the Pulse nightclub shooting and the Boston Marathon bombing. He also went to Haiti, where he covered relief efforts following the earthquake in January 2010.

Before this, he was an investigative producer at WFOR. He worked on stories, including Public Safety, Medicare fraud, and government corruption, before he became a reporter. His first work was at the station as an Emma L.Bowen Foundation work-study Scholar.

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Awards and Nominations

Gio was nominated for Daytime Emmy in 2019 for the Outstanding Morning program 2019. In addition, he won Emmy Awards for exceptional health or medical coverage for The Shot: Race for the Vaccine in 2021.

In addition, Gio was nominated for an extraordinary range of breaking news stories in a News Magazine in 2018. Soon after, he was again nominated for Emmy Awards for outstanding continuing coverage of a News story in a Newscast in 2017.


What is Gio Benitez’s Net Worth?

Gio Benitez has earned a decent sum throughout his career and earned additional income through brand endorsements and advertisements. With this, he has an estimated net worth of around $4 million.

In addition, sources claim his annual salary is approximately $750,000, which is the average journalist’s salary. Further, he is also a correspondent for ABC News.

Social Media

Gio is active on social media, such as Instagram, where more than 198k followers follow him. Gio goes by @giobenitez. Gio often posts pictures and videos on his social media handles.

Besides this, he is also active on Twitter since March 2009. He has more than 22.1k tweets and 72.2k followers. Like on Instagram, he is very much active on Twitter. He often tweets and retweets.

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