Benita Alexander Jeune - Updated Mar 2024

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Benita Alexander Jeune

Benita Alexander Jeune is a producer, director, writer, correspondent, narrator, and also Emmy award-winner. Benita Alexander Jeune rose to fame for being present on “ID Now”, “Dateline”, “Crimes Gone Viral”, and “Inside the Obama White House”.

Early Life and Education

Jeune’s birthdate is 21st April 1966 and her birthplace is Huntington Woods, Michigan, the United States.

As for her age, she is already 57 years old and her birth sign is Taurus. Benita holds American citizenship and has been following Christianity.

The producer grew up in the same place where she was born. Sadly, in the year 1982, her mom left her family at midnight just some weeks before her sixteenth birthday.

After 2 or two years of that terrible incident, her dad asked her to leave the house too.

Even after going through such a cruel situation, the American director managed to keep herself up and never let it affect her life in any way.

As for her education, she is a well-educated personality but she had to go through several difficulties while studying.

She however managed to graduate from Wayne State University in the year 1987.

At that time, she earned a magna cum laude and got a degree in the field of journalism. After a short time after her graduation, she started serving at local TV stations.

Benita Alexander Jeune

Caption: Benita Alexander Jeune some years ago (Source: Yahoo News Canada)

Benita Alexander Jeune – Net Worth 2024

Edson Jeune’s wife has been making an amazing amount of money from her legendary work. The recent estimated net worth of Benita Alexander is around USD 15 million.

In the initial years of her career, she was earning as a journalist, working on local TV stations.

After that, she started making money as being producer, director, narrator, and writer too. Likewise, she makes some money by giving interviews and appearing on several TV shows.

As of now, the American director is living both a healthy and wealthy life together with her loved ones around her.

Relationship Status

Coming to Benita Alexander Jeune’s relationship status, she has straight sexuality. Overall, the American producer has married two men.

The name of her 1st spouse is John Noel, an American reporter with whom she used to work with. After marrying, they went to New York.

Together, they are the proud parents of their daughter whose name is Jessina, born in 2003.

Unfortunately, the pair got separated after staying together for six years in 2009. Then, the producer again appeared in the limelight to see Paolo Macchiarini.

The pair got to know each other for the 1st time in 2013 while she was giving an interview for NBC’s documentary, “A Leap of Faith”.

They quickly fell in love with each other after which he proposed to her giving her a ring worth $100,000. The couple spends most of their time together in Venice, Greece, and many other places.

However, Paolo at that time was in a marital relationship for the past thirty years which Jeune was unaware of. While planning for their wedding,

Macchiarini lied to her saying that Pope Francis would be in charge of their marriage ceremony and the celebrities would come to their wedding too.

Unfortunately, none of them appeared and it was found out that Pope was on an official tour. Knowing that everything was just a lie, the American director broke up with him.

Later, the producer decided to tell the world his truth through the documentary movie, ‘He Lied About Everything’.

Her 2nd and present spouse is Edson Ricardo Jeune with whom she got married on 18th October 2012.

He is a ballroom dancer with whom the American director has been in a lovely marital relationship for more than eight 8 years.

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Caption: Benita Alexander Jeune with her husband (Source: Instagram)

Career and Professional Life

Benita Alexander Jeune started her career first working in the position of a journalist on numerous local TV stations. After she went to New York, the producer was working for NBC.

In the year 1992, the American director served for “Dateline NBC” and then for “Inside the Obama White House” in the year 2009.

She then was interviewed for NBC’s documentary, “A Leap of Faith” in the year 2013.

While working together with the top in TV reporting, she won several awards adding 2 to the Emmys. In the year 2017, the American producer was working in “ID Now”.

Similarly, Jeune got to serve in the position of VP of production/director of Efran Films. It is the company which was producing “He Lied About Everything”.

As a narrator, Benita was working on a crime-oriented television show, “Still a Mystery”. In the position of a co-executive producer, she worked on the projects, “Breaking the Silence” and “Counting On”.

In the year 2019, the American producer worked to bring out the Oxygen documentary, “Seduced By Evil”.

Recently, she has been found chatting about her private life. It concentrates on what had happened between her and Paolo Macchiarini at the time of ABC’s documentary series, “The Con” in the year 2020.

Other than her career, she is also popular for her romantic relationships with other famous people.

She got more limelight for being the ex-fiance of Paolo Macchiarini. The beautiful still has been working hard in the field of news and entertainment for a long time now.

For working so hard and bringing out legendary works, the producer earned the prestigious Emmy awards twice.

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Caption: Benita Alexander Jeune at a TV show (Source: Instagram)

Social Media

Coming to the social media part, the American director has been active on this platform for a long time now. She has uploaded several images and videos of herself and she works there.

The American producer has a Twitter account and Facebook page with over one thousand followers. Likewise, she has an Instagram account where she has already gained more than 7 thousand followers.

The director often goes on interviews and TV shows as well which makes people not forget her.

Benita Alexander Jeune – Body Measurements

Regarding her body measurement, Jeune has an average body type with a good height of 5 feet 6 inches. The American producer has a fair complexion, long dark brown hair, and a pair of eyes of the same color.

Likewise, she has a suitable body weight of around 58kg or 128 lbs. Benita Alexander Jeune is a very gorgeous and motivating woman who has an hourglass body figure even in her 50s.

Moreover, the producer loves to keep her beauty and she colors her hair blonde and her eyes with colored lenses.