Ben Bailey is an American comedian, producer, host, and actor. Ben Bailey is popular for hosting the Emmy Award-winning game show Cash Cab in New York City.
Table of Biography
Ben Bailey was born on October 30, 1970. At present, he is 51 years old and his sun sign is Scorpio. His full name is Benjamin Ray Bailey. His birthplace is in Bowling Green, Kentucky, but he was raised in Chatham Borough, New Jersey. Ben is the younger of two siblings.
This person graduated in the year 1988 from Chatham Borough High School as part of the school’s 76th and final graduating class. Similarly, Ben attended Old Dominion University in Norfolk, Virginia, before moving to Los Angeles in the year 1993.
Career and Professional Life
As being a 6 feet 6 inches tall person, Ben was offered a job as a bouncer for The Comedy Store after bumming a cigarette from a man in the parking lot. As per Ben, he was telling stories with some comedians after hours at The Comedy Store when Skip E. Lowe, who was emceeing at the club, found Ben’s stories humorous and offered him an opportunity at stand-up.
He is the host of the American version of Cash Cab, a TV game show played in a taxicab that Ben drives around New York City, broadcast on the Discovery Channel and Bravo. Also, he recently made an appearance on the new Shovio.com’s TalkBackTV. Ben narrated the Discovery Channel’s series Smash Lab.
Moreover, from the years 2011 to 2012, he was the host of Who’s Still Standing? on NBC. Likewise, on May 13, 2012, it was announced that the show would not be renewed for a second season due to high production costs. He does television commercials for Michigan electric/natural gas companies DTE Energy and ALDI.
Similarly, as the host of Cash Cab, he received Daytime Emmy nominations in the years 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, and 2013 for “Outstanding Game Show Host”, winning in the years 2010, 2011, and 2013. Likewise, the show took home honors at the Daytime Emmy awards for Best Game Show in the years 2008, 2009, and 2010.
Ben married Laurence in 1997. They first met in a pub in Morristown in the 1990s. Sadly, the two divorced in the year 2012. Moreover, the ex-couple has two children together. No more details about Ben’s personal life are disclosed.
Ben is 6 feet 6 inches. His other body measurements are not known. Therefore, his weight, chest-waist-hip, dress size, etc are not known. However, he has brown pair of eyes and also has brown hair color. Ben is a tall and handsome man.
Social Media and Net Worth
His ‘@RealBenBailey’ Twitter account has earned over 257.3K followers. And, his ‘@realbenbailey’ Instagram account has amassed over 27.9K followers. Similarly, his Facebook page has gathered over 62K followers. He has a YouTube channel named ‘Ben Bailey Comedy’.
This comedian has a net worth of around $6 million. His main source of income might be through his comedy performances and others from acting and hosting programs.