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Is Gio Benitez still Married? | Journalist Salary | Bio

Is Gio Benitez still Married? | Journalist Salary | Bio

Facts of Gio Benitez

Full Name:Gio Benitez
Birth Date:October 29, 1985
Age:38 years
Country:United States
WifeTommy DeNardo
MarriedTommy DeNardo (2016)
Break UpDavid Muir
Net Worth$4 million
Eye ColorDark Brown
Hair ColorBlack
Birth PlaceMiami, Florida
EducationMiami Coral Park High School and Florida International University.
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Gio Benitez is an American journalist who is famous as an Emmy Award-winning broadcast journalist and correspondent for ABC News.

Benitez has appeared in various shows on ABC including Good Morning America, World News Tonight, 20/20, and Nightline. Currently, he hosts the Fusion version of Nightline and has won two Emmy Awards.

What is the Age of Gio Benitez?

Gio Benitez was born Giovani Benitez on 29th October 1985, in Miami, Florida, United States of America. As of 2022, his age is 37 years and his birth sign is Scorpio. Gio holds an American nationality and belongs to amixed ethnicity. Similarly, he follows the Christian religion.

Educational background of Gio Benitez

Gio enrolled at Miami Coral Park High School and graduated in the year 2004. He completed a degree of Bachelor of Arts in Anthropology and Sociology from Florida International University.

Did Gio Benitez get Married to his Partner?

Benitez is openly gay. He is married to his longtime boyfriend, Tommy DeNardo in Miami, Florida. His husband, Tommy is an actor and writer by profession.

Firstly, they met on Instagram. The gay reporter Benitez and his boyfriend got engaged on 17th September 2015. Later, they got married on 16th April 2016. The couple dated for around eight months before getting engaged.

Gio Benitez and David Muir
Caption: Gio and David Muir

Previously, Gio was in a romantic relationship with ABC co-anchor David Muir. Some online resources claimed that David Muir is rumoredly gay.

How much is Gio Benitez’s Net Worth as of 20232?

Gio has an estimated net worth of around $4 million as of 2023. According to some online resources, ABC’s news anchor, Benitez receives $750,000 as his annual salary. Currently, he is living a lavish lifestyle with his husband, Tommy Denardo.

Benitez’s Career in Journalism

  • At the age of 17, Gio began his job in the news business at CBS4 and WFOR Television as an assistant.
  • In the year 2009, Gio became a reporter for WFOR, the CBS-owned TV based in Miami.
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Captions: American journalist, Gio
  • In the following year, he became the first reporter to shoot a TV story entirely with an iPhone.
  • Likewise, Benitez covered the 2012 Presidential election and reported extensively on the Trayvon Martin case.
  • In the year 2013, after joining ABC news, Gio contributed to numerous shows including World News Tonight with David Muir, Nightline, and 20/20.
  • Previously, he was an investigative producer at WFOR and worked on Medicare fraud, public safety, and government corruption.
  • After that, he started working at the station as an Emma L. Bowen Foundation work-study scholar.
  • Benitez’s first on-air job was indeed on the radio, the nationally syndicated consumer electronics show, Into Tomorrow with Dave Graveline. Gio Benitez has got two local Emmy Awards.

FAQ of Gio Benitez

What is the nationality of Gio?

Gio holds American citizenship as a nationality.

Is Gio the new host of GMA Weekend?

Gio anchors the show for the first time in the absence of Michael Strahan and Robin Roberts as new GMA hosts.

How much is Gio’s Net Worth?

Benitez’s Net Worth is estimated to be $4 million as of 2022.

Is Gio gay?

Yes, Gio is an openly gay Latino journalist. Currently, he is married to his friend Tommy DiDario.