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Ron Bennington was born on 31 December 1959, on Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA. He is a comedian and radio personality, best known for being the host of several radio shows including “Bennington” and “Unmasked”. He’s been a part of numerous radio shows such as “The Ron and Ron Show” and all of his endeavors have helped put his net worth to where it is today.
How rich is Ron Bennington? As of late-2016, sources inform us of a net worth that is at $2 million, mostly earned through a successful career on radio. He’s had a radio career since the 1980s and has also been involved with several comedy ventures. As he continues his career it is expected that his wealth will increase.
Ron Bennington Net Worth $2 million
Ron became known when he started the Ron Bennington’s Comedy Scene. The endeavor started to increase his net worth and he then met Ron Diaz who helped get his club radio exposure. The two then went to create the morning program “The Ron and Ron Show’ which was part of 95YNF, and had high ratings which increased their popularity significantly. The duo then partnered with Ross Reback and they formed “The Ron & Ron Radio Show” which became syndicated and went on to run for WYNF until 1993, continuing its run in Florida until 1997.
After the end of “The Ron and Ron Show”, Bennington partnered with Fez Whatley to create “The Ron and Fez Show”, which started broadcasting in several cities before settling in New York City’s WNEW-FM, running from 2000 to 2003 when the station decided to end the talk show format. They then moved to WJFK-FM in Washington D.C. and aired for another two years, after which they moved to XM Satellite Radio in New York, also establishing a website, numerous programs and even collaborative shows. The two also made guest appearances on other stations, talking about numerous topics including sports, politics, and much more. The duo also made regular appearances around Washington D.C., mostly to promote or participate in several events. “The Ron and Fez Show” would continue to run for a decade before Whatley announced his retirement in 2015.
Around this time, Ron established the show “Bennington”, and co-hosts it with his daughter Gail, airing five days a week. He also has another show entitled “Ron Bennington Interviews” which is part of Sirius XMN Indie. Another solo venture he has is called “Unmasked”, on which he interviews comedy legends and talents. His continued endeavors have helped raise his net worth further.
For his personal life, it is known that Ron has a daughter Gail, but detsils of her mother are apparently secret. He identifies as a cigar aficionado, and also has a cupcake and an American racing Greyhound named after him. In an interview, he mentioned that he was once addicted to prescription drugs after being offered pain killers for appendicitis, but has since recovered from the addiction.