Brian Benjamin Biography
Brian Benjamin is the Current Lieutenant Governor of New York a position he has held since September 9, 2021, after he was appointed by New York Governor Kathy Hochul. In April 2022 he was indicted on charges including bribery and related offenses.
Just Who is New York Lt. Gov. Brian Benjamin? Is he Married? Bio, Age, Parents, Height, Wife, Daughter, Net Worth, Wikipedia, Political Views, and Instagram.
Brian Benjamin Age and Birthday
Benjamin was born on December 9, 1976, in Harlem, New York, United States, and is 45 years old. He celebrates his birthday on December 9th each year and his zodiac sign is Capricorn.
Brian Benjamin Wife, Is he Married
Benjamin married his wife Cathleen McCadden Benjamin in 2018. The couple has one child together a three-year-old daughter and is expecting their second daughter.
Brian Benjamin Wedding
Brian and his wife Cathleen McCadden tied the knot in a private wedding ceremony that was attended by both close friends and family. The ceremony was held in 2018. Information regarding the venue and reception will be updated.
Brian Benjamin Daughter
Benjamin and his wife have a three-year-old daughter and their second born is on the way. He announced that he was expecting his second child in a statement saying. “Cat, Caroline, and I are pleased to announce that we are expecting a second child(a baby girl)!! I will be surrounded by women so please pray for me!!, ” He joked in his Instagram post.
Brian Benjamin Parents, Family and Siblings
Benjamin was brought into this loving world by his loving parents in Harlem Hospital in Harlem, New York City. His parents were Caribbean immigrants who worked union jobs. However not much is known about them.
Brian Benjamin Parents’ Nationality
His parents were Caribbean migrants.
Brian Benjami Political View
Benjamin is a political progressive and one of his first campaign promises was to close Rikers Island in three years.
Brian Benjamin Arrested
New York Lt. Gov. Benjamin was recently arrested in a federal corruption investigation on Tuesday. Benjamin, whose 7 months tenure has been overshadowed by probes into a previous campaign was arrested on charges of falsification of records, honest services wire fraud, and charges of bribery.
Prior to him joining the administration of Gov. Kathy Hochul in September, Benjamin served as a state senator from Harlem.
He was chosen to fill Kathy Hochuls’s position after she was promoted following the resignation of former Gov. Andrew Cuomo over sexual harassment allegations and Kathy took over.
However, Just two months into office a real estate developer was indicted. Gerald Migdol The real estate developer had steered campaign contributions toward Benjamin’s failed bid for New York City comptroller.
Authorities accused Gerald of aggravated identity theft in illegally giving donations to Benjamin’s campaign, conspiracy to commit wire fraud, and wire fraud.
Benjamin himself was indicted for a scheme that operated from 2019 to 2021 that allegedly obtained campaign contributions from a real estate developer in exchange for Benjamin’s agreement to get a $50,000 grant of state funds for a nonprofit organization the developer controlled using his influence as a state senator.
Brian Benjamin Salary
Serving as the Lt Governor of New York Benjamin earns an estimated salary of $210,000 per year. In January 2021 he was earning up to $50,000 in his position as a board member of NextPoint.
Brian Benjamin Net Worth
Benjamin’s net worth is estimated at around $1 Million.