A. J. Benza
Television personality, writer
A. J. Benza
Alfred Joseph “A.J. ” Benza is a gossip columnist and television host.
Biography
A. J. Benza's personal information overview.
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News
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Jueza embarga cuentas de BBVA y Pereira Johannsen en demanda civil - ABC Color
Google News - over 5 years
Consideran que todos tienen responsabilidad en las pérdidas ocasionadas a Benza, quien reclama la suma de G. 3.543 millones. La demanda fue presentada en la primera semana de agosto y posteriormente la jueza de la causa, Silvia Cuevas,
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EL CRISOL DE LA POLÍTICA N° 212 - El Jurado
Google News - over 5 years
En julio de 2009, por orden del gerente administrativo de Sierra Exportadora, José Ruiz Auparí, las dos camionetas Nissan rural de placas LGY-455 y LGY-453 habían sido entregadas irregularmente a Benza y al gerente general Sergio Calderón,
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Corruzione in atti giudiziari: prestazioni in cambio di provvedimenti, l ... - Sanremonews
Google News - over 5 years
Nella qui presente fattispecie l'accusa ha contestato a Benza di aver provveduto a dei lavori di manutenzione nelle case di Sanremo e Limone appartenenti a Boccalatte. Tutto a titolo gratuito, secondo quanto contestato, di parere tuttavia opposto lo
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Coca-Cola distribui brindes com o "Caminhão da Felicidade" - AdNews
Google News - almost 6 years
Em mais uma grande ação de sucesso para comemorar os 125 anos da Coca-Cola, a Benza, empresa de promoções e eventos, realiza mais um projeto da marca, operacionando o “Caminhão da Felicidade” (Happiness Truck). O mote é transmitir o conceito de alegria
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Timeline
Learn about memorable moments in the evolution of A. J. Benza
    FIFTIES
  • 2015
    Age 52
    In 2015, Benza's second book, "74 and Sunny," - a memoir about his childhood on Long Island - was published by Simon & Schuster and received great reviews.
    More Details Hide Details The following year Benza turned his energies to film and executive produced "So B. It," a film based on the award-winning YA book by Sarah Weeks. The movie premiered at the Los Angeles Film Festival in the summer. That same year he struck a deal with ReelzChannel to host "Demons in the City of Angels" and "Case Closed with A.J. Benza." He is currently married and living in Los Angeles, Ca. with his wife and two kids, Roxy and Rocco.
  • FORTIES
  • 2008
    Age 45
    In 2008, Benza appeared in Gimme My Reality Show, a reality competition series on Fox Reality that followed a group of D-list celebrities with previous reality credentials as they battle for their chance to shine with their own show.
    More Details Hide Details But, midway through the show, he walked away from production. He cited not wanting to have his young children subjected to cameras inside their home.
  • 2006
    Age 43
    Benza also had an acting role as L.C. Luco in the 2006 film Rocky Balboa.
    More Details Hide Details He also is working on a second book which is tentatively titled Star Trip. Benza appeared on the sixth season of Celebrity Fit Club on VH1, where he lost 12 lbs.
    In 2006, Benza hosted the reality show Cold Turkey II on ION Television.
    More Details Hide Details He appeared as a co-host on the first five seasons of High Stakes Poker (along with Gabe Kaplan) on the GSN. He was replaced by poker pro Kara Scott for the show's sixth season. He wrote an open letter expressing his discontent with network executives at GSN in a post on his blog titled "Flop turn and river of shit".
  • THIRTIES
  • 2001
    Age 38
    Also in 2001, during an appearance on The Howard Stern Show, Benza slapped Stern staffer "Stuttering John" Melendez in the face for putting negative calls through and making prank calls which berated Benza's failed talk show A. J. After Hours.
    More Details Hide Details The on-air punch prompted an extended fracas and it resulted in Benza being permanently banned from Stern's show.
    In 2001, Benza had a short-lived late-night talk show that also appeared on E! titled, A. J. After Hours, which did not garner favorable reviews.
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  • TEENAGE
  • 1980
    Age 17
    After graduating from West Islip High School in 1980, Benza majored in journalism at C.W. Post College on Long Island.
    More Details Hide Details During college Benza began writing for Newsday and was soon hired full-time as a gossip columnist for that paper and eventually for the New York Daily News. It was as a gossip columnist that he began appearing on E! Entertainment Television's The Gossip Show in the mid-1990s. This led to appearances on talk shows such as Geraldo, Hard Copy, The Montel Williams Show, The Maury Povich Show, and various other television talk shows. He was later fired from the New York Daily News by editor Pete Hamill. Soon after leaving the paper, Benza was offered a job hosting a new show at E! entitled Mysteries and Scandals, which necessitated a move to Los Angeles, California. It was on this show that Benza popularized the catchphrase "Fame, ain't it a bitch," which later became the title of his autobiography. The show ran for three seasons between 1998 and 2000.
  • CHILDHOOD
  • 1962
    Born
    Born on June 2, 1962.
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