Gio Benitez Biography
Quick Facts Gio Benitez
- NameGio Benitez
- Birth NameGiovani Benitez
- Nick NameGio
- EthnicityMix Ethnicity
- ProfessionTelevision reporter
- Working ForABC Network
- Hair ColorBlack
- Face ColorWhite
- Married toN/A
- AwardsEmmy Awards
- Online PresenceFlorida International University (B.A.)
- TV ShowGood Morning America
Gio Benitez is an American broadcast journalist and correspondent, mainly known for his work on the American Broadcasting Company’s programs including, World News Tonight, 20/20, Nightline etc.
The talented journalist is married to his gay husband, Tommy Didario. Tommy is a writer and actor known for his role in the series, Man in Progress and Broad City.
Gio Benitez Early Life and Education
Giovani Benitez was born on 29th October 1985, in Miami, Florida to Cuban Parents. He first graduated from the Miami Coral Park High School before joining Florida International University. In 2008, he graduated from Florida University with a Bachelor of Arts in Anthropology and Sociology.
Instagram: Gio Benitez childhood photos with his mom;
After graduation, he worked for the WFOR network, CBS operated and owned network based in Miami. During that time, he covered the 2012 Presidential election. Besides, he also worked on stories involving Medicare Fraud, government corruption, and public safety.
Gio Benitez Journalism Career
The talented and hardworking journalist, Gio first made an appearance on the radio show called, Into Tomorrow with Dave Graveline. After that, he began working as an Emma L. Bowen Foundation scholar.
In 2010, Benitez went to Haiti to cover a devasting earthquake. But while returning to Maimi it turned out to be a rescue mission as he was traveling with injured Haitian to the island of Curacao at the time.
For that incident, Gio won two Emmy Awards and became the nominee of eight for his bravery. In 2013, he joined ABC where he covered a wide range of stories comprising the Alabama child held hostage, Marathon bombing, snowstorm that swept nation during the winter etc.
Since then, Gio has been serving the ABC news. Some of his popular ABCs shows that he appears are World News Tonight, Nightline, 20/20, and Good Morning America.
Gio Benitez Married, Boyfriend, Gay, Dating, Affairs
The gay couple decided to get married after Gio proposed to Tommy in front of Effile Tower in September 2015.
Their wedding was held, witness only by their closest family and friends. Now, the couple seems very happy as they share pictures on Instagram spending time with each other.
Instagram: The gay couple, Gio and Tommy;
Gio Benitez Net Worth, Salary, Income, Earning
Gio Benitez earns a good sum of money in her career. He is one of the journalists who covered the entire TV story with an iPhone. He worked for several TV stations where he receives a good sum of money as salary.
Gio Benitez earns a tremendous amount of money from his journalism career. His Grammy Awards have helped him to increase his net worth. Allocating information from several sources as of 2018, it is found out that his current net worth is estimated to be around $3.5 million.