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Ben Shapiro        

American Conservative Political Commentator, Radio Talk Show Host, Attorney, & Media Consultant

Benjamin Shapiro was born in 1984. He entered UCLA at the age of 16 and graduated summa cum laude and Phi Beta Kappa in June 2004 with a BA in Political Science. He graduated Harvard Law School cum laude in June 2007.

Shapiro was hired by Creators Syndicate at age 17 to become the youngest nationally syndicated columnist in the U.S. His columns are printed in major newspapers and websites including,,, Human Events,,, the Riverside Press-Enterprise and the Conservative Chronicle. His columns have also appeared in the Christian Science Monitor, Chicago Sun-Times, Orlando Sentinel, Honolulu Star-Advertiser,, Arizona Republic, and Claremont Review of Books, among others. He has been the subject of articles in the Wall Street Journal, The New York Times, Associated Press, and Christian Science Monitor; he has been quoted on The Rush Limbaugh Show, The Dr. Laura Show, at, in the New York Press, in the Washington Times, and in The American Conservative magazine, among many others.

The author of the national bestsellers, Brainwashed: How Universities Indoctrinate America's Youth, Porn Generation: How Social Liberalism Is Corrupting Our Future, and Project President: Bad Hair and Botox on the Road to the White House. Shapiro has appeared on hundreds of radio and television shows around the nation, including The O'Reilly Factor, Fox and Friends, In the Money, DaySide with Linda Vester, Scarborough Country, The Dennis Miller Show, Fox News Live, Glenn Beck Show, Your World with Neil Cavuto and 700 Club, among others.

On October 7, 2013, Shapiro co-founded the TruthRevolt media watchdog website in association with the David Horowitz Freedom Center. The site was intended to be a conservative counterpart to Media Matters for America. Shapiro resigned as the site's editor-in-chief in April 2015.

Shapiro founded The Daily Wire on September 21, 2015. He is Editor-in-Chief as well as a host of his political online podcast The Ben Shapiro Show.


Ben Shapiro Torches Cal State L.A. Faculty in ‘Diversity’ Speech

Breitbart News editor Ben Shapiro delivered a speech to the Young America’s Foundation at California State University Los Angeles on Thursday afternoon, despite initial efforts by the university to shut down the event.

Conservative writer Ben Shapiro: University invoking 'rioters' veto ...

Conservative writer Ben Shapiro lashed out after DePaul University canceled a proposed speaking appearance, telling Fox News on Monday the school ...

Ben Shapiro discovers right-wing anti-Semitism - The Washington Post

Ben Shapiro: I've spent most of my career arguing that anti-Semitism in the United States is almost entirely a product of the political Left. I've traveled across the ...

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