Benjamin Hall Biography
Benjamin Hall is a British journalist and currently a correspondent for Fox News based in Washington, D.C. He joined Fox News in 2015. Hall became the Fox News State Department correspondent in Washington in November 2021. Previously, he was a foreign correspondent based in London, England. Hall is the author of a book titled Inside ISIS: The Brutal Rise of a Terrorist Army.
Benjamin Hall Age | Birthday
Born July 23, 1982, Hall is 39 years old (age in March 2022). The Fox News reporter celebrates his birthday on the 23rd of July each year.
Benjamin Hall Parents | Family
Hall was born to his parents in London to his parents; Roderick Hall, his mother, and his mother whose identity has not been revealed. The Fox News correspondent’s father, Roderick is a retired USA Army veteran who survived The Battle of Manila in 1945.
Benjamin Hall Father
The Fox News reporter, Hall is born to Roderick Hall, his father. Roderick Hall was born in Manila, Philippines. He is a retired USA Army veteran. He was 12 years old when The Battle of Manilla in 1945 happened. Born in Manila, Roderick lived through Japanese occupation for three years along with his parents and siblings Ian, Consuelo, and Alaistair. As the war turned against them, the Japanese became increasingly cruel and more violent. In the end, they seemed intent on bringing down everything and everyone with them. Fortunately, Roderick survived the war between the Japanese and Americans. Nine years later, Hall’s father moved to America with his father, who had survived, graduated from Stanford, and enrolled in the U.S. Army before serving in Korea. Hall’s father said he was saved by the American military, and he’s been grateful ever since. and made it out of the war.
Benjamin Hall Height
The Fox News correspondent, Hall stands at a height measurement of 5 feet and 7 inches.
Benjamin Hall Wife
Hall is married to his wife Alicia Meller. The pair tied the knot in July 20115 at Brompton Oratory in London. Hall’s wife, Alicia Meller is in charge of International development for Senso, an Australian fashion and shoe brand.
Benjamin Hall Children
Hall, together with his wife Alicia Meller, has three daughters. His youngest daughter is Grace Scarlet Hall (born in September 2019). The Fox News reporter has not publicly disclosed the names of his other two daughters.
Benjamin Hall Education
Hall attended Ampleforth College, City of London School, and Duke University, and received a BA from Richmond University, London. He also attended the University of the Arts, London from where he received a post-graduate diploma in television journalism
Benjamin Hall Career
Hall began working as a war correspondent focusing on the Middle East and has written from the frontlines for various news outlets since 2007 including The New York Times, The Times of London, The Sunday Times, The Independent, The BBC. Moreover, Hall has traveled to Syria and Iraq, repeatedly filing dispatches for BBC Radio and Agence France Presse, as well as the aforementioned publications — often from behind enemy lines and embedded with rebel and regime troops.
Hall reported for Esquire Magazine, Channel 4 News, and other outlets regarding Muammar Qaddafi’s indiscriminate shelling of the local population, in Misrata Libya. The reporter smuggled himself into Misrata, Libya during the height of the siege.
Additionally, Hall has reported from Egypt, Haiti, and Iran. He was a jury member of the London Kurdish film festival.
Benjamin Hall Fox News
Hall works for Fox News Channel as a state department correspondent based in Washington, D.C. He joined Fox News in 2015, and in November 2021, he began working as a state department correspondent based in Washington, D.C. As a Fox News state department correspondent, Hall has covered numerous breaking news stories, from the front lines in Syria and Iraq during the battle against ISIS, to the wars in Afghanistan and Gaza. Most recently, he has reported extensively on Russia’s invasion of Ukraine, including anchoring primetime special hours from Kyiv and Lviv, Ukraine.
Previously, Hall was a foreign correspondent based in London, England. He has covered notable events in his capacity as a foreign correspondent. Some of the events he covered include President Biden’s first overseas trip to Europe and President Trump’s first overseas trip to Saudi Arabia. He also covered the 2019 Singapore summit between President Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un.
Benjamin Hall Injury Update
Hall was on the field in Kyiv, Ukraine newsgathering on the Russian Invasion in Ukraine. The vehicle he was struck by incoming fire from the Russians leaving him severely injured and his two colleagues; photojournalist Pierre Zakrzewski, 55, and consultant Oleksandra Kuvshynova, 24, dead. As per Fox News, Hall was hospitalized after being injured while “newsgathering” outside of Kyiv. He has been reporting for Fox News on the ground in Ukraine since February 2022 when Russia invaded Ukraine.
Hall has since been evacuated from Ukraine. On March 16, 2022, Fox News Media CEO Suzanne Scott in a memo to staffers said: “Ben is alert and in good spirits,” “He is being treated with the best possible care in the world and we are in close contact with his wife and family. Please continue to keep him in your prayers.”
Benjamin Hall Net worth
Hall has an estimated net worth of $2 million- $3.5 million. He earns a salary of $290,000 as a Fox News correspondent. Hall has amassed his fortune through his career as a journalist and author. He has been on the ground reporting for various news outlets for a good number of years. He is the author of Inside ISIS: The Brutal Rise of a Terrorist Army.
The Fox News reporter, Benjamin is active on Twitter. His Twitter handle is @BenjaminHallFNC with 30K followers as of March 2022.