Ben Shapiro is an American Lawyer, columnist, conservative commentator on politics, radio talk show host, columnist and author. He has written a total of 7 books so far. His first book published in 2004 when he was 17. The title of the book was: Brainwashed: How Universities Indoctrinate America’s Youth. At that age, he became the youngest syndicated columnist in the whole of America.
He is a column writer at Creators Syndicate, hosts a daily podcast show related to politics: the Ben Shapiro Show. He founded The Daily Wire, a political commentary website, and is the Editor-in-chief of that website. He has also served as an editor-in-chief of Truth Revolt in that past and had also co-founded Truth Revolt.
Early Life and Career
He was born in Los Angeles on January 15, 1984. His full name is Benjamin Aaron Shapiro. His parents were immigrants from Russia and he belongs to a Jewish family. He studied in Walter Reed Middle School and skipped two grades (3rd and 9th). He also went to Yeshiva University High School of Los Angeles and graduated at the age of 16.
From University of California, he graduated summa cum laude and Phi Beta Kappa at the age of 20. He also earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in political science and then a cum laude from the famous Harvard Law School at the age of 23. At first he practiced law at Goodwin Procter and now has his own legal consultancy firm with the name Benjamin Shapiro Legal Consulting in Los Angeles.
By the age of 21, he had written two books. The second book was titled: Porn Generation: How Social Liberalism Is Corrupting Our Future. Shapiro has strong view points and does a good analysis of current affairs. Shapiro has argued several times that interventionism in the Syrian War that it will be a reason to undercut the foreign policy of America and will be a source of instability in the region.
He disagrees on the point that Syrian Refugees shall be given space in Europe or US, the reason being, Syrian culture and believes are quite incompatible and opposite to that of Europeans or Americans. It’s not quite possible that they will fit in the environment over there. His viewpoint on Israel America relations was that he mentioned it in written that Obama Administration doesn’t have enough support for Israel.
He also criticized on the Iran Deal stating that it would be a big threat to the Israeli existence. Referring to African- American people, he holds the view point that they have been victims of injustice in the past in the US but not a victim of widespread injustice today. He has been appearing on CNN, FOX News and other such eminent news channels as a guest. He also gives lectures at college.
Ben Shapiro Net Worth
Ben Shapiro has a net worth of 4 million US Dollars. His career path is a successful one and his strong personality and studios nature has helped him earn this worth.