Ben Mankiewicz is an American TV and radio celebrity. He was born on Sat, 25th March 1967 in Washington DC. He started out his career as a host on Turner Classic movies in 2003. He grew into a household name among American people and has stuck with TCM ever since. Ben Mankiewicz’s net worth is around $1 million in 2018.
Note: His Grandfather “Herman Mankiewicz” (Screenwriter of “Citizen Kane” was an Oscar winner), his great-uncle “Joseph Mankiewicz” (Director of “All about Eve”) was an Oscar winner as well.
Ben M started his career as an anchor and a reporter for WCSC-TV in Charleston, South Carolina. Then he joined WAMI in Miami, Florida in 1998 where he served as an anchor of the times for five years, a daily magazine show and the station’s highlight program.
Then he moved on to be a host of Turner Classic Movies (TCM). He made his debut on TCM in September 2003, he became only the second host to be hired in the network’s history (the first one being Robert Osborne).
From 2008 to 2009, Mankiewicz co-hosted the national TV series “At the Movies”, and acted as a film critic. To continue his role as a film reviewer, he is a co-host of an online show “What the Flick?!” on The Young Turks Network.
Apart from his hosting on TV and Radio’s, Ben had a few cameos in a number of popular films such as “The Bling Ring” and “White House Down”.
Ben is currently married to Lee Russo whom he proposed on TCM cruise. Since his marriage, there have been many rumours of him being “dead” and “Gay or Bi”. The general audience has picked up these rumours quite a lot.
He is estimated to have a net worth of about “$1 Million” in 2018 (excluding his hereditary wealth which is not accounted for)