Ben Higgins Bio, Age, Height, Family, Wife, Education, Career, Bachleor, Bachelorette, Celebrity Beef, Net Worth

Ben Higgins Biography

Ben Higgins (born Benjamin Edward Higgins) is an American television personality and entrepreneur. Higgins starred on the 20th season of ABC’s The Bachelor after appearing on the 11th season of The Bachelorette. In addition, together with Nick Viall aim to settle their beef via a cook-off in a battle for the better bachelor in Celebrity Beef.

Ben Higgins Age|Birthday

Higgins was born on March 23, 1989. Therefore, he is 33 years old as of 2022 and celebrates his birthday on 23rd March every year.

Ben Higgins Height|Weight

Higgins’ height is 6 feet 4 inches (approximately 193 centimeters). Moreover, he weighs 92 kilograms.

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Ben Higgins Family

Higgins was born in Warsaw, Indiana to his parents David (father) and Amy Diane (mother). Additionally, Ben is the only child of his parents who are happily married for over three and a half decades.

Bem Higgins Wife

Higgins is happily married to Jessica Clarke, a Nashville resident. Moreover, the duo began a relationship in November 2018. Additionally, they got engaged in March 2020 at Clarke’s home in Nashville after Higgins’s initial plans were impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic lockdown. Furthermore, they were married on November 13, 2021, and currently live in Denver, Colorado.

Ben Higgins Education

Higgins graduated with a degree in public affairs from Indiana University from its School of Public and Environmental Affairs. In addition, after graduating college in 2012, Ben worked as an account manager in Golden, Colorado.

Ben Higgins Career

In 2017, together with business partners Riley Fuller and Drew Scholl, Higgins founded Generous Coffee, a Denver-based roasted-coffee business. Additionally, it had planned to use its profits to support nonprofit organizations and other enterprises globally. In addition, he also co-owns the Middle Eastern restaurant Ash’Kara.

Additionally, he hosts the Almost Famous Podcast on iHeartRadio with Ashley Iaconetti, the Ben & Ashley I. Moreover, the co-founder of Generous Coffee has written a memoir named ‘Alone in Plain Sight: Searching for Connection When You’re Seen but Not Known’. Furthermore, the Bachelor’s 20th season lead reveals the key to being seen and known as well as leading a life that truly matters.

Television show appearances

The Bachelorette

In 2015, Higgins first appeared as a contestant in the ABC reality show The Bachelorette. He was one of Kaitlyn Bristowe’s suitors. However, Higgins was eliminated by Bristowe after fantasy-suite dates and finished as the second runner-up.

The Bachelor

The Generous Coffee co-founder was announced as the Bachelor on the Bachelor in Paradise Aftershow. Moreover, on March 14, 2016, the season concluded in which 25-year-old flight attendant Lauren Bushnell was named the winner for this season and ultimately became Higgins’ fiancee until they ended their engagement on May 15, 2017. Moreover, the couple’s breakup was the most-Googled celebrity breakup of 2017.

Ben & Lauren: Happily Ever After

On October 11, 2016, together with his fiancee Lauren Bushnell returned to television in the Freeform reality show Ben and Lauren, Happily Ever After? Moreover, the show followed the couple’s adjustment to regular life together after being engaged on the Bachelor. However, the show aired for a single season prior to their breakup announcement on May 15, 2017.

Bachelor Winter Games

In 2018, the lead of the 20th season of The Bachelorette became a contestant on the ABC reality shows The Bachelor Winter Games. However, Ben left the show early after not connecting with anyone romantically.

Celebrity Beef

Together with Nick Viall, Higgins aims to settle their beef via a cook-off in a battle for the better bachelor. It will air on Fox on August 2, 2022, hosted by Joel McHale.


Higgins is active on Instagram under the handle @higgins.ben with 1.2 million followers.

Ben Higgins Net Worth

Higgins’ net worth ranges between $1 million and $5 million.