Gio Benitez

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Gio Benitez
Giovani Benitez

(1985-10-29) October 29, 1985 (age 33)
Miami, Florida, U.S.
Alma materFlorida International University (B.A.)
Years active2009–present
AgentUnited Talent Agency
Known forTelevision Reporter
Spouse(s)Tommy DiDario (2016–present)

Giovani "Gio" Benitez (born October 29, 1985) is an American broadcast journalist and correspondent for ABC News, who appears on Good Morning America, World News Tonight, 20/20, and Nightline. He also hosts the Fusion version of Nightline. He has won three television news Emmy awards.

Early life[edit]

Benitez was born in Miami, Florida, to Cuban parents. He is a 2004 graduate of Miami Coral Park High School. In 2008, Benitez graduated with a Bachelor of Arts in Anthropology and Sociology from Florida International University. He is fluent in both English and Spanish.

Personal life[edit]

Benitez and Tommy DiDario became engaged on September 17, 2015, in Paris.[1] The couple was married in a ceremony in Miami on April 16, 2016.[2]


  1. ^ Lawler, Kelly. "ABC News' Gio Benitez engaged to boyfriend". USA Today. Retrieved September 19, 2015.
  2. ^ Maslow, Nick. "ABC's Gio Benitez Marries Tommy DiDario in Romantic Miami Wedding: 'We Are So Moved and Humbled'". People. Retrieved April 17, 2016.

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