Quick Facts of Benjamin Castaldi
- Full NameBenjamin Castaldi
- Net Worth$1 Million
- Date of Birth1970 /03 /28
- Marital StatusMarried
- BirthplaceBoulogne-Billancourt, Hauts-de-Seine, France
- ProfessionTelevision Presenter, Radio Host, Producer
- Active Year1995-Present
- Eye colourBrown
- Hair colourBrown
- SpouseValerie Sapienza (m. 1997; div. 2001); Flavie Flament (m. 2002; div. 2008); Vanessa Broussouloux (m. 2011; div. 2016); Aurore Aleman (m. 2016)
- Height5 feet 9¾ inches (1.77 m)
- Body MeasurementMuscular
- EducationDegree in Economics
- Online PresenceInstagram (247k followers), Twitter (708k followers)
- Children3 - Julien (b. 1996), Simon (b. 2000), Enzo (b. 2004)
Benjamin Castaldi is a French television presenter, producer, and the host of French television series, Nouvelle Star. He has also presented the 2 seasons of Loft Story on M6 and the first 8 seasons of Secret Story from 2007 to 2014 on TF1. Moreover, he has an impressive amount of net worth and earns a lucrative salary from his profession.
Castaldi is a married man as of 2019. He was married three times in his life. Moreover, his first wife is Valerie Sapienza, with whom he shared two children. His second wife is Flavie Flament, together they had one son. Also, his third wife, Vanessa Broussouloux stayed in the marriage relationship with him for six years. Currently, he lives with his wife, Aurore Aleman.
Benjamin Castaldi’s Bio & Wiki
Benjamin Castaldi was born on 28th March 1970, in Boulogne-Billancourt. Moreover, he holds a French nationality and hales from Polish-Jewish descent. He was raised by his father, Jean-Pierre Castaldi and his mother, Catherine Allegret, both are actors. He grew up with his half-brother, Giovanni, and a half-sister, Paola Castaldi. From a very young age, he wanted to become a businessman and started studying Economics for a short period of time.
Inside of Benjamin Castaldi’s Career
Benjamin Castaldi started his career as a salesperson after he applied for a courier position in a home meal delivery company. After a lot of hard work, he became a director of the company unfortunately, he ended up filing bankruptcy. Wishing to try his luck, he moved to the United States where he planned to relaunch the career of singer, Esther Galil as a music producer. But, he again failed, and in 1993, he participated as a candidate to the game, That the best wins on The Five.
Castaldi appeared as a television presenter of the French public national television channel, French 2’s Studio Gabriel with his colleague, Michel Drucker, a journalist, and TV host in 1994. He again presented with Drucker in the TV show, Vivement Dimanche in 1998. Later, he got his big break as a radio host of Europe 1 in 2000.
In 2001, Castaldi appeared as a host in the Nouvelle Star, a French version of American Idol on M6. Moreover, he starred in the game show, 1 vs 100 on TF1 in 2007. In the same year, he hosted the French reality show, Secret Story on TF1. From 2014 to 2015, he hosted the American vocal game, The Winner Is and the French television series, Nouvelle Star on D8.
How much Benjamin Castaldi’s Salary & Net Worth?
Benjamin Castaldi has an approximated net worth of $1 Million as of 2019. Moreover, he earns a lucrative amount of salary from his profession. So far, he hasn’t appeared in many reality TV shows so his earnings may be below average but we are waiting for him to appear in the upcoming television shows. In 2008, he was paid $118,854 (€105,000) per month but only during the 3 months that lasted Secret Story for him.
Castaldi has worked with many famous stars including Ayem Nour who’s net worth is $5 Million, and Caroline Receveur who’s net worth is around $2 Million in the French reality show, Secret Story. Moreover, he has also worked with Capucine Anav, Nikos Aliagas, and Julien Sznajderman in the series.
Who is Benjamin Castaldi’s Wife? His Marriage & Children
Benjamin Castaldi is a 49 years old married man as of 2019. Moreover, he has married three times first with Valerie Sapienza on 22nd September 1993, in Saint-Mande. He has two children, Julien (born on 1996) and Simon (born on 2000) with Sapienza. Unfortunately, they separated on 17th December 2001 due to some conflicts between them.
After the divorce, Castaldi met Flavie Flament in December 2000 on TF1’s show, Less P’tits Princess. They became very close to each other and later married on 21st September 2002. Moreover, the couple shared a son, Enzo Castaldi (born on 8th February 2004). However, their marriage didn’t last for long and they divorced on 4th July 2008.
Castaldi started dating Vanessa Broussouloux, a journalist and television host. Later, they tied the knot on 24th November 2011 in Copenhagen, Denmark. Unfortunately, they separated in 23rd May 2016 because of some misunderstandings between them. Later, he married Aurore Aleman, an actress on 27th August 2016. Moreover, the couple first met in 2015.
Castaldi’s eldest son, Julien joined the French TV show, The Mad Mag on NRJ 12 as a columnist in 2017. On the plateau of Touche not at my post!, he revealed that he had a three-day affair with a French journalist, Annie Lemoine from 22nd November to 25th November 2017. Currently, he lives in Boulogne-Billancourt with his wife.
Interesting Facts about Benjamin Castaldi
- On 4th November 2015, Castaldi’s autobiography, For the moment everything is going well released at Editions of the Archipelago.
- He discovered that he was ruined, claiming to be the victim of a real estate scam of the financial consulting company, Apollonia in 2012.
- He is the victim of a motorcycle accident where he touched at the level of the clavicles and has two broken ribs.