Dee Dee Benkie Biography
Dee Dee Benkie is an American actress. She is known for her role as Sicilian Vampire. She is also an award-winning television and radio personality who co-hosts Fresh Outlook on EBRU Tv.
Dee Dee is a radio and television personality who has appeared on numerous national and international radio and television programs such as Comedy Central, Fox News channel, Fox Business Channel, RT, Al Jazeera, WOR radio, BBC, CBS morning show, The Talk, The Patriot channel, AM The Answer.
Dee Dee co-hosts an international talk show ‘Fresh Outlook’ on EBRU TV which earned her an Emmy award. She has also worked for the news magazine ‘Six-Thirty PM’ which earned her an award for Best Talk Show Host in Indianapolis by NUVO newsweekly.
Dee Dee Benkie Age | Dee Dee Benkie Date Of Birth
She was born on 13th April 1939. She is 80 years old as of 2019.Dee Dee Benkie
Dee Dee Benkie Family
Dee Dee Benkie (born; Denessa Purvis Benkie) was born in Brooklyn, New York City, USA. His father’s name is Ford Sorvino an Italian immigrant who used to work in a robe factory as a foreman. His mother Angela Maria Mattea was born in Connecticut but was of Italian descent. She was a homemaker and a piano teacher.
Dee Dee Benkie Education
As a child, Sorvino attended Lafayette High School located in New York City. She completed and joined the American Musical and Dramatic Academy where he learned music and acting. Moreover, she also studied with Sanford Meisner before making his film debut.
Dee Dee Benkie and Paul Sorvino | Dee Dee Benkie Husband
Dee Dee is married to Paul Sorvino who is an American actor, opera singer, businessman, writer, and sculptor popularly known for his role as Paulie Cicero in the 1990 gangster film ‘Goodfellas’. The couple got married on 27th December 2014.
Dee Dee and Paul first met at a show in early 2014. During an interview Paul confessed that it was love at first; “I went nuts as soon as I saw her [Dee Dee Benkie]. I saw her. She’s wearing this beautiful dress and she had an aura around her. I’ve seen nothing like this in my life.”
Dee Dee Benkie Politics
She was former political punsit and held a few important offices at the Republican Party. She has worked as an aide to the former US President George W. Bush and served as one of the strategists.
She also represented Indiana as National Committeewoman for the Republican National Committee and was chairman of the Young Republican National Federation Recently.
In 2012, the Washington Times named her as one of the 30 hottest political women.
Dee Dee Benkie Book
Dee Dee and her husband, Paul, co-wrote a best seller ‘Pinot, Pasta & Parties’. The book is an Italian cookbook which offers 80 recipes with menus for relaxed entertaining.
Dee Dee Benkie Net worth
Dee Dee has not made her net worth public although her husband has an estimated net worth of $ 10 million.
Dee Dee Benkie Emmy
Dee Dee won an Emmy award as a host of an international talk show- Fresh Outlook on EBRU TV.