Gio Benitez is an award-winning American journalist currently working for ABC News as its Transportation Correspondent. He covers the auto industry, aviation, railroads, and space and also breaks exclusive investigative stories for all ABC News programs and platforms.
He has covered a wide range of stories for ABC World News Tonight, Good Morning America, Nightline, 20/20, and other programs.
Is Gio Benitez Married?
If you are wondering whether the ABC News correspondent Gio Benitez is married or not then the answer to this question is ‘Yes.’
He has been married to his husband Tommy DiDario since 2016. He tied the knot with his boyfriend on April 16 inside the historic Walton House in Miami, Florida.
Their closest 160 friends, family, and colleagues witnessed the duo exchanging self-written wedding vows. Tommy’s sister Megs officiated the ceremony while the international correspondent, Kevin Ozebek, served as the best man for Gio.
The list of guests included ABC News journalists like Cecilia Vega, Rebecca Jarvis, Martha Raddatz, Kendis Gibson, Martha Raddatz, and Alex Perez. The renowned personalities like Richard Jay-Alexander, Howard Bragman, and Marc Cherry were also in attendance.
Before the big day, the couple, their family, and friends enjoyed a pre-wedding getaway to Key Largo, Florida.
They got engaged in September 2015 when Gio got down on one knee in front of the Eiffel Tower in Paris.
Who Is His Husband?
Gio Benitez’s husband Tommy DiDario might look familiar to most of you as he is no stranger to appearing on TV. He an actor, model, and social media guru.
Tommy is also a lifestyle contributor who is a head of a social media management company.
Tommy has his own talk show #LetsTalkTogether launched via Instagram Live. He has interviewed the celebrities like Jennifer Morrison, Alexander Ludwig, Kiernan Shipka, and Alicia Silverstone.
Tommy, who is also a television host, has appeared in various programs like The Today Show, Entertainment Tonight, and Rachel Ray. He also had appeared on six episodes of Tinsley Mortimer’s reality show, High Society, in 2010.
Also an actor, Tommy has appeared as a hot lawyer in Broad City in 2015 and as Oskar in My Christmas Prince in 2017.
What Is Gio Benitez’s Salary And Net Worth?
The American broadcast journalist Gio Benitez has been able to amass a huge net worth as a staple on multiple ABC News programs.
The average annual base pay of a news anchor and a correspondent at ABC News is estimated to be $70,000. And the total annual play is speculated to be in the range of $24k - $123k.
Since Gio appears in the various ABC News programs and platforms, his annual salary is estimated to be more than the estimated figure.
Well, his exact net worth hasn’t been revealed yet. However, on the basis of the success that he has achieved over the years, his net worth is estimated to be above $1 million in 2021.
- American journalist Gio Benitez was born in the year 1985 and is currently at the age of 35.
- His birthday is on October 29.
- Talking about his education, he attended Florida International University with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Anthropology and Sociology in 2008. Before that, he attended Miami Coral Park High School and graduated in 2004.
- Gio and Tommy first met on Instagram and got engaged eight months later.
- They do not have a baby as of June 2021 but they share pictures of spending time with their niece and nephew on Instagram.
- Gio recently hosted the A&E true-crime series, I Survived a Crime.
He also hosted a brand-new hidden camera show called, "Would You Lie For Me?" in September 2020.