Ben Sherwood Biography
Ben Sherwood (Full name: Benjamin Berkley Sherwood) is an illustrious American journalist, writer, and producer. He is popularly known for working as the President of ABC News and Disney-ABC Television Group from January 2015 to March 2019.
Furthermore, Ben has published numerous famous books including The Death and Life of Charlie St. Cloud (2004) and Untitled (Sherwood) Sequel (2018). He is an active member of the Advisory Board of the Center for Public Integrity in Washington, D.C, and a board member of City Year in California. Additionally, Ben is an active member of the Council on Foreign Relations in New York.
Ben Sherwood Age
Ben Sherwood was born on 12th February 1964, in Los Angeles, California, in the United States. He is 58 years old.
Ben Sherwood Height
Ben is a man of standard stature and stands at an average height of 5 feet 8 inches (approx. 1.72m.)
Ben Sherwood Family
Ben was born under the care and love of his staunch mother Dorothy Lipsey Romonek, and caring father Richard E. Sherwood in Los Angeles, California, United States of America. His dad was the leader of the American Jewish Committee and a partner in a Los Angeles law firm.
Ben’s mother served at the California Institute of the Arts as the company’s trustee. Ben was raised along with his sister named Elizabeth Sherwood-Randall.
Ben Sherwood Education
He received his high school diploma from Harvard-Westlake School in 1981. Later, he matriculated at Harvard College where he graduated Phi Beta Kappa with his Bachelor of Arts degree in Journalism in 1986.
Ben Sherwood Wife
He is happily hitched to his stunning and caring wife named Lisa Kehela. She is the current Co-Chairperson of a division of film and television production company Imagine Entertainment known as Imagine Films. The two lovebirds exchanged their wedding vows in 2003 in a Jewish Ceremony in Beverly Hills, California. Ben and Lisa are proud parents of two nice-looking sons.
Ben Sherwood Salary
He receives an ample salary of $2 million per year. This is in accordance with ABC News producers’ salaries.
Ben Sherwood Net Worth
Ben Sherwood has garnered a desirable amount of wealth over the years he has worked and has an estimated net worth of $20 Million.
Ben Sherwood Career
From 1989 to 1993, he worked for ABC News’ Primetime as an Associate Producer and Producer, which was later renamed PrimeTime Live. At the station, he hosted along with Sam Donaldson and Diane Sawyer. He was part of the anchors on the ABC News Team that encountered the sniper fire in Sarajevo, Bosnia in 1992.
Later in 1997, he joined NBC’s Nightly News with Tom Brokaw as an ultimately the Senior Broadcast Producer, a Producer, and Senior Producer where he was available during coverage of the September 11 attacks. After serving for 5 years, Ben later left the station in January of 2002.
In April 2004, Ben was commissioned at ABC as an Executive Producer of ABC’s Good Morning America. After serving in that position for 6 years, he was later promoted to President of ABC News in New York.
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