Dee Dee Benkie Biography
Dee Dee Benkie is an American actress, award-winning television personality, and radio personality who co-hosted Fresh Outlook on EBRU Tv. Benkie has appeared on numerous national and international radio and television programs such as Comedy Central, Fox News channel, Fox Business Channel, RT, and Al Jazeera America, among others.
In addition, she co-hosts an international talk show ‘Fresh Outlook’ on EBRU TV which earned her an Emmy Award. She has also worked for the news magazine ‘Six-Thirty PM.’ This magazine earned her an award for Best Talk Show Host in Indianapolis by NUVO newsweekly. Born in Brooklyn, Benkie was of Italian descent.
Following her education, she attended Lafayette High School in New York. Later on, she joined the American Musical and Dramatic Academy where she learned music and acting. In addition, she studied with Sanford Meisner before making his film debut. Earlier in her career journey, she was a political pundit and held a few important offices in the Republican Party. Benkie has also worked as an aide to former US President George W. Bush and served as one of the strategists.
Moreover, she represented Indiana as National Committeewoman for the Republican National Committee. She was also the chairman of the Young Republican National Federation Recently. In 2012, the Washington Times named her as one of the 30 hottest political women. Besides all this, Bankie is also a certified author, she co-wrote a best seller with her husband, ‘Pinot, Pasta & Parties. The book is an Italian cookbook that offers 80 recipes with menus.
Dee Dee Benkie Age
How old is Bankie? Bankie is 54 years old as of 2021. She was born in 1967, in Brooklyn, New York, the United States. In addition, her birth sign is Scorpion.
Dee Dee Benkie’s Height
Benkie stands at an average height of 5 feet 5 inches and is of moderate weight weighing 64 kg.
Dee Dee Benkie Family
Bankie is the proud daughter of Ford Sorvino (father) and Angela Maria Mattea (mother). Her father is an Italian migrant who worked as a foreman in a robe factory while her mother was a piano teacher and homemaker.
Dee Dee Benkie Husband
Bankie is happily married to her loving husband, Paul Sorvino. Paul is a famous actor, businessman, and opera singer. They met during the Your World with Neil Cavuto program held by Fox News in 2014. In addition, they dated for a while before getting married on December 27, 2014. Bankie has no biological children. However, she is the step-mother to three children, Maria, Michael, and Amanda from Paul’s first marriage.
Dee Dee Benkie Net Worth
Bankie has a net worth of $6 Million which she has earned with the help of her career.