6 Things To Know About Ben Mulroney, Jessica Mulroney's Famous Husband
He's practically Canadian royalty!
He's practically Canadian royalty! Many people from the True North recognize Ben Mulroney as the man that delivers them the latest celebrity gossip and entertainment news on etalk, but he has a lot more going for him than that. As a father of three and a husband, the 44-year-old certainly has his hands full.
Mulroney is no stranger to the spotlight. He grew up as the son of a prominent political figure and ended up in the entertainment industry at a young age. Over the years, he's made a name for himself as one of Canada's best-known TV personalities.
Amidst his wife Jessica's ongoing, people have been wanting to know more about her family. Although Ben has yet to comment on the situation, fans are eagerly awaiting to hear what he has to say.
While we wait, here's everything you need to know about Ben Mulroney.
He's The Son Of A Former Prime Minister.
On March 9, 1976, Benedict Martin Paul Mulroney was born to Mila and Brian Mulroney, who was Prime Minister from 1984 to 1993, according to Brittanica.
IMDb reports that Ben was born in Montreal, Quebec, although he currently lives in with his family.
He Has Three Children With Jessica.
The Mulroney's have three children together — fraternal twins Brian Gerald Alexander and John Benedict Dimitri, who will be 10 this year, as well as daughter Isabel "Ivy" Veronica, who recently turned 7.
The Loop reports that all three children were a part of Meghan Markle and Prince Harry's wedding, with the twins acting as page boys and Ivy as a bridesmaid.
He Attended Montreal's Université Laval.
As per IMDb, Mulroney has earned two degrees over the years. The first is a history degree from Duke University in the United States.
He later went on to pursue a law degree at the prestigious Université Laval in Montreal.
He Was The Host Of Canadian Idol.
ran for six seasons, from 2003 to 2008, and Mulroney hosted each one of them.
The Loop reports that while the reality competition was on the air, it was the most-watched English-language Canadian television show on record.
He Appeared In A Few Episodes of Degrassi.
Over the years, Mulroney has appeared in several movies and TV shows, including Degrassi: The Next Generation, Gridlocked, Fantastic Four, and Saving Hope.
In many of these roles, he played himself, although he made a cameo as a coffee kiosk server in Saving Hope, his IMDb page notes.
He Knew He Would Marry Jessica During Their First Date.
During an interview with Trnto, Mulroney revealed that he's known Jess since he was 17 years old.
"I had some time off during the Canadian Idol cross-country talent search and was going to be in Montreal for a couple of weeks. I thought, 'I will never have a better chance to spend time with Jessica,' so I sent her a text," he said.
"We went for sushi and karaoke (although I was the only one who sang that night). I knew about halfway through the date that we would eventually get married."