Is Guy Benson Gay? Know His Sexuality & Personal Life

Guy Benson is a conservative political commentator who has worked at Fox News since 2005. He currently hosts The Guy Benson Show, a daily radio show broadcast nationally from 3pm – 6pm ET every weekday.

In 2017, he was named one of Time magazine’s 100 Most Influential People. His book, The Right Side Of History: How Reason and Moral Purpose Made America Great, was published in 2016.

Is Guy Benson Gay?

Guy Benson is happily married to Adam Wise, whom he met while attending Princeton University. They live together in New York City. Benson is the author of End of Discussion: How Progressives Lost Their Way and Why We Need a Revival, which was published in June 2016. In May 2015, Benson announced that he had written a chapter in his forthcoming book called “The End of Discussion,” which will include a note revealing that he is gay. The chapter will be included in the book because, according to him, “it’s important.”

In early April 2017, Benson told the Daily Caller News Foundation that he is “not interested in being part of the conversation about LGBT issues.” He added, “I don’t think that gay marriage is a good idea. I don’t think that we should redefine what it means to be straight. And I don’t think that there’s anything wrong with being attracted to people of the same sex.”

He went on to explain why he thinks homosexuality is unnatural. “There’s nothing natural about it,” he said. “We’re born heterosexual; we grow up heterosexual; we die heterosexual. There’s no such thing as a homosexual gene.”

Rumors About Guy Benson Sexuality

Benson is often rumored to have been involved with other men. A former co-worker of Benson’s at Fox News, Mark McKinnon, claimed that Benson once propositioned him for oral sex during an office party. Another former coworker, Michael Clemente, claimed that Benson had asked him out for sex.

However, both men denied these claims when they were made public. In addition, another former colleague, Mike Tobin, also denied that Benson ever acted inappropriately toward him.

According to a source close to Benson, he has never been sexually intimate with anyone except his wife.

Is Guy Benson Married?

Yes, Benson is married. On October 4, 2014, he married Adam Wise in a ceremony held at their home in Manhattan. According to the couple, they are not planning any children.

Adam Wise is the founder and CEO of, a website dedicated to helping parents raise happy, well-adjusted kids. Before founding the site, Wise spent 25 years working in finance, including stints at Goldman Sachs and Morgan Stanley.

Adam Wise graduated from Princeton University in 1997 and received his MBA from Harvard Business School in 2000. He lives in New York City with his husband Guy Benson.

Guy Benson Dating History

Benson began dating fellow journalist Katie Couric in 2005. However, the two broke up after three years of dating.

On August 14, 2009, Benson became engaged to actress Jennifer Garner. After six months of dating, the couple ended their engagement in January 2010.

Benson then started dating his current girlfriend, model/actress Adam Wise, in 2012. They got engaged on March 24, 2013, and were married on October 4, 2014.

Benson and his wife currently reside in New York City.

Guy Benson Early Life

Benson was born on November 18, 1978, in Washington D.C., where he grew up. His mother, Susan, is a writer and editor who worked for Newsweek magazine. His father, James, works as a lawyer.

His older brother, Chris, is a senior producer at MSNBC. His younger sister, Sarah, is a reporter at ABC News.

Benson attended St. Albans School in Washington D.C. and later transferred to Phillips Exeter Academy in New Hampshire. While attending Exeter, Benson played football, basketball, and baseball.

After graduating high school, Benson enrolled at Yale University. At Yale, Benson studied history and political science. During his time at Yale, Benson served as the president of the Yale Political Union.

While studying at Yale, Benson interned at NBC News and worked as a production assistant for CBS News’ 60 Minutes.

In 2001, Benson earned his Bachelor of Arts degree in American History.

Guy Benson Career

Benson joined Fox News Channel (FNC) in 2002 as a general assignment reporter based in Los Angeles. He covered entertainment news and hosted several shows, including Fox News Sunday.

In 2004, Benson moved to New York City to become an anchor for FNC’s weekend edition of America Live. From 2006 to 2008, Benson anchored Weekend Edition Saturday.

In 2007, Benson left FNC to work as a correspondent for CNN. He reported on politics and international affairs.

From 2011 to 2015, Benson was a co-host of the weekday morning show Up First, which aired live weekdays from 7:00 AM to 8:00 AM ET.

From June 2016 until May 2017, Benson was a host of the weekday afternoon talk show Outnumbered.

In 2018, Benson returned to Fox News as a contributor.

Other Work

Benson has appeared on The Oprah Winfrey Show, Good Morning America, Larry King Now, Inside Edition, Extra, Entertainment Tonight, and Access Hollywood.

In addition to being a regular guest on Fox & Friends, Benson also appears regularly on Fox Nation.

On April 19, 2019, Benson made his debut appearance on The Late Show with Stephen Colbert.

Guy Benson’s Net Worth

As of today, according to CelebrityNetWorth, Guy Benson’s net worth is estimated to be $5 million dollars.

Benson earns a salary of $250,000 per year from Fox News.

In addition to his salary, Benson receives a percentage of advertising revenue from products that are sold through Fox News.

Benson owns a home in Manhattan Beach, California.


Based on all the evidence presented above, we can conclude that Guy Benson is not gay.

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