Ben Maisani was born on January 27, 1973 in Corsica, France. He was raised in France. There is no any information about his parents and early childhood. After high school, he studied art at the Hunter College. He graduated with a Degree in history. As he said it was an interesting period, because he likes reading and during he worked there, he allegedly continued his education.

In the 1994 he moved from France to the Unite States. The reasons for which he moved from France are unknown on any media resource. Soon after that he changed his name to Benjamin. After College, he worked at the local “Morgan Library” for a year. Being an educated person, he wanted to realize himself in something and will rise to his feet in a new country for him. At the end of the 90s, he started his work at the gay bar.

During that time he became more self-confident and even started thinking about his own business. In the middle 2000s, he decided to open his own gay bar, which was titled “Eastern Bloc”. Till that time he is an owner of four bars and has a plan to create his own club. In the 2014 was closed his very popular bar, which located in Sugarland. Thanks to his successful business he is very popular in New York City and has famous visitors in his bars like Whoopi Goldberg or Andy Cohen.

He is mainly popular in the media due to his relationship with his partner. They both have seen with each other in many media events. He also likes to travel and recently Ben and his partner visited the Southeast Asia during a little vacation for the holidays. There are a lot of pictures with the couple in Myanmar in the Instagram. Having French citizenship, Benjamin is nevertheless happy in the USA. He built a successful business, got education here and arranged personal life. He likes the political and social atmosphere in the United States and in the near future, he absolutely does not plan to move back to France.

He is not married and doesn’t have a wife before. He prefers not to speak about his personal life and did not appear on any live television chat shows. Ben is openly gay. He has been dating with his longtime partner Anderson Cooper since 2009. Anderson is also openly gay and even introducing Benjamin as his "boyfriend" to the staff at work during the Christmas party.

Despite the fact that homosexual marriages are legalized in America, Benjamin and Anderson do not yet think about marital life. The couple is the owner of a historic summer estate property “Rye House”, which located in Litchfield, Connecticut. They bought it in the 2014. There is no information about her previous relationship. There were some rumors about Anderson, who is cheating with Mark Bautista. He is available in the social sites like Twitter, Facebook, Instagram. He follows the Roman Catholic religion. His net worth is approximately 4 million dollars.

Last Modified: Mar 10, 2020

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