Benjamin Shapiro was born in 1984. He entered UCLA at the age of 16 and graduated summa cum laude and Phi Beta Kappa in June 2004 with a BA in Political Science. He graduated from Harvard Law School cum laude in June 2007.
Shapiro was hired by Creators Syndicate at age 17 to become the youngest nationally syndicated columnist in the U.S. His columns are printed in major newspapers and websites including Townhall, ABCNews, WorldNetDaily, Human Events, FrontPageMag, FamilySecurityMatters, the Riverside Press-Enterprise, and the Conservative Chronicle.
His columns have also appeared in the Christian Science Monitor, Chicago Sun-Times, Orlando Sentinel, Honolulu Star-Advertiser, RealClearPolitics, Arizona Republic, and Claremont Review of Books, among others. He has been the subject of articles in the Wall Street Journal, the New York Times, Associated Press, and Christian Science Monitor; he has been quoted on "The Rush Limbaugh Show," "The Dr. Laura Show," at CBSNews, in the New York Press, in the Washington Times, and in The American Conservative magazine, among many others. He is owning The Wire and has founded many other businesses. He earns from his law firms and various activities he participates in. Ben Shapiro's current net worth in 2021 is $25.50 Million.