Benita Alexander-Jeune Biography, Age, Wiki, Height, Weight, Boyfriend, Family & More

Benita Alexander-Jeune

Biography / Wiki

Nothing is impossible even the word itself says that I m possible, this line s very well proved by Benita Alexander-Jeune who Emmy Award-winning producer, director, writer, correspondent, and narrator.

Apart from that, she is best known for her work with NBC’s “Dateline NBC” and also for her marvelous works in the field of news and entertainment earning her 2 Emmy awards.

Height / Weight / Age

Born on 21 April 1966, this gorgeous personality turned 57 years old. She has a perfect height which is 168 centimeters and is 5’6” in feet & inches. She seems as fit as a fiddle with a weight of 58 kilograms and 128 lbs in pounds. Her beauty is enhanced by her blue eyes and blonde hair.

Net Worth

Working as a producer, director, and writer, Benita has had quite good earnings in her professional career. Having started her career in the 1980s, she has somehow managed to come a long way becoming one of the recipients of the Emmy award. According to the sources, her estimated net worth is $15 million approximately.

Education / Family

Born in Huntington Woods, Michigan, United States, Benita belongs to the White ethnicity. Her mother left the family in the mid of the night in 1982 just a few weeks before her 16th birthday. After two years later, her dad asked her to leave the home however, Benita held herself up and never let it take over her life.

Other than this, there is not much data available about her family. As for her education, she graduated from Wayne State University with a degree in journalism in 1987.


Benita Alexander

Nick Name Benita
Birth Place Huntington Woods, Michigan, United States
Date of birth April 21, 1966
Age 57 Years
Height In feet & inches: 5’6”

In centimeters: 168 cm

Weight In kilograms: 58 kg

In pounds: 128 lbs

Eye color Blue
Hair color Blonde
Profession Actress and Producer
Sexual orientation Straight
School High School
College Wayne State University
Religion Christianity
Nationality American
Home town Huntington Woods, Michigan, United States
Zodiac Sign Taurus
Fathers name Not Known
Mothers name Not Known
Brothers Not Known
Sisters Not Known

Career / Fashion and Style

Benita took the first step of her career as a journalist working in some local television stations. Later, in the year 2013, she worked for NBC and even interviewed for NBC’s documentary, “A Leap of Faith” after moving to New York. Apart from that, she has also worked with the best in television reporting, winning a string of awards including two Emmys.

Other than this, Benita also worked for “Dateline NBC”(1992), “Inside the Obama White House”(2009), and “ID Now”(2017). Moreover, she also served as VP production/director of Efran Films, the company that produced “He Lied About Everything”. She also narrated a crime-oriented TV show, “Still a Mystery”.

She also worked as a co-executive producer on “Counting On” and “Breaking the Silence”. Additionally, she also produced the Oxygen documentary “Seduced By Evil” in the year 2019. Currently, she is seen discussing her personal life focusing on what had happened between Paolo Macchiarini and her back in time on ABC’s 2020 documentary series, “The Con”.

Boyfriend, Affairs, Husband, and More

Benita has been married twice to date. She first married John Noel who is an American reporter who was her fellow working member. Later in the year 2003, the couple welcomed their first and only daughter together named Jessina. Unfortunately, after 6 years of a healthy relationship, the couple filed for divorce in 2009.

Benita came into the controversies after she began dating Paolo Macchiarini. She met Paolo in the year 2013 for the first time during interviewing for NBC’s documentary, “A Leap of Faith”. Benita fell into instant love with him. In fact, the couple also spent time in Greece, Venice, and other romantic destinations.

Although Paolo was already married for 30 years which Benita was completely unknown about.  Later, Benita found out that the Pope was on an official tour during the wedding day, and that none of the intended guests had even heard of Macchiarini which Benita couldn’t hold off and she broke off.

So, she decided to disclose the truth about him which is featured in the documentary film, ‘He Lied About Everything’. Furthermore, her current and second marriage with Edson Jeune, a ballroom dancer with whom she has been married for over 8 years since October 18, 2012.

Boyfriend John Noel,

Paolo Macchiarini,

Benita Alexander-Jeune with her ex-boyfriend Paolo
Benita Alexander-Jeune with her ex-boyfriend Paolo

Edson Jeune

Marital status Married
Husband John Noel,

Edson Jeune

Benita Alexander-Jeune with her husband Edson
Benita Alexander-Jeune with her husband Edson

Children Daughter: Jessina (with Noel)


Benita Alexander-Jeune with her ex-boyfriend & daughter
Benita Alexander-Jeune with her ex-boyfriend & daughter

Favorite Things

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Favorite Destination Not Known
Favorite Musical instrument Not Known
Favorite singer Not Known
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Benita Alexander-Jeune

Some Interesting Facts About Benita Alexander

  • Her Zodiac sign is Taurus.
  • Benita Had Spent Lots Of Money For Her Wedding To Macchiarini.
  • She said that Macchiarini proposed to her on Christmas Day 2013.
  • She has been working as a Macchiarini at NBC News.
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