Ben Aaron Biography

Updated On Jun 18, 2019 Published On Jun 18, 2019
Facts of Ben Aaron
Date of Birth: 1981 , September-10
Birth Nation: United States
Name Ben Aaron
Birth Name Ben Aaron
Father Janis Yudelson Salerno
Mother Mark Colonomos
Nationality American
Birth Place/City New York
Ethnicity White
Profession Journalist
Eye Color Blue
Hair Color Brown
Face Color White
Married to Ginger Zee
Children 2
Education Emerson College
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Ben Aaron is an American media personality best known for his work on NBCUniversal's LXTV and WNBC's New York Live. He has also appeared in the nationally syndicated comedy series Crazy Talk.

Early Life, Family & Education

Ben Aaron was born on September 10, 1981, in New York, the United States of America, to parents Janis Yudelson Salerno and Mark Colonomos.

He was raised in Piermont, New York and completed his graduation from Emerson College, in Boston, Massachusetts.

It's unknown if Ben has a sibling or the media star is the only child of his parents. He is of American nationality and belongs to white ethnicity.


Ben Aaron started his journalism career on radio working for Radio Disney in 1999. He was 18 years old at the time.

He then briefly hosted a radio show in Tucson, Arizona, and then moved to Los Angeles to work as a television host for Daybreak OC, a morning lifestyle show which serves all of Los Angeles.

He then went to KSWB in San Diego and continued his work as a features reporter until he moved to WNBC in New York.

He has also worked as their host for NBCUniversal at WNBC in New York Live where he received three Emmy Awards for Best Features Reporter.

He has co-hosted the nationally syndicated comedy program, Crazy Talk. He was also a correspondent for Extra.

Ben started co-hosting a syndicated talk show, Pickler & Ben, along with country star Kellie Pickler in September 2017.

Personal Life

Ben Aaron is a married man. He tied the knot with ABC News Chief Meteorologist Ginger Zee on June 7, 2014, after getting engaged in August 2013.

The couple shares two children, sons Adrian Benjamin Colonomos (born in December 2015) and Miles Macklin (born on February 9, 2018).

The perfect family resides in Manhattan. Due to his work schedule, he travels between home and Nashville, Tennessee.

Net Worth

Being a successful media personality, Ben Aaron earns a decent amount of money from his media career. His net worth is unknown but according to some online sources, the estimated fortune of his wife is $3 million.

As for his salary, Ben earns somewhere between $23,000 and $53,000 per year from his journalism career, according to the Career Explorer website.

Body Measurement, Height, Weight

Body Measurement : N/A

Height : 5 Feet 4 Inches

Weight : N/A

Age : 37 Years Old

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Born in Boston, USA

September 10 , 1981

Ben Aaron was born on September 10, 1981, in New York, USA, to parents Janis Yudelson Salerno and Mark Colonomos.

Joined WNBC


Before joining WNBC, he worked for Fox as a reporter. He then got opportunity to join leading TV channel in America, and worked as a host of New York Live. as a part of their LXTV branded series. He was awarded for his hosting on numerous occassion.

Won EMMY award


The talented TV personality was honoured with Emmy Award. He managed to win the same award three consecutive time. He was awarded Emmy Award for Best Features Reporter when working as the host of New York Live at WNBC.

Married to Ginger Zee


Ben Aaron got engaged with Meteorologist Ginger Zee on June 7, 2013. He then married to Ginger a year and half later in 2014. The couple was having an affair for quite a long time before getting married. He was working in WNBC as a co-host of the show Crazy Talk.

Worked For Radio Disney


Ben Aaron started his journalism career at the age of 18; he worked for Radio Disney in 1999.

Hosted Pickler & Ben


Ben started co-hosting a syndicated talk show, Pickler & Ben, along with country star Kellie Pickler in September 2017.