Roger Bennett is a British TV host plus journalist, who came into the limelight through the podcast-turned-NBC Sports show, Men in Blazers. In the show, he co-hosts with Michael Davies.
In addition, he has worked as a writer for different news portals like the New York Times and ESPN. Also, he is the writer of 2014's There Is No Tomorrow (TV Movie documentary), Every Street United (TV Series documentary), and The Men in Blazers Show (TV Series) plus the producer of 2009's After the Cup: Sons of Sakhnin United (Documentary) and 2014's 30 for 30: Soccer Stories (TV Series).
Other than that, he has made his appearance in different television shows like Charlie Rose (2014), Rog & Davo's Guide to Russia (2018), The Kyle Brandt Football Experience (2018), and Morning Joe (2017-19).
Hailing from the suburbs of England, Roger Bennett was born on 14 September 1970 as Roger James Bennett. His birth sign is Virgo. Roger is an honorary graduate of Leeds University, Leeds, England.
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He is the son of father, Ivor Bennett, and mother, Valerie Bennett. His father serves as a district court judge in Liverpool and St. Helen's. Roger is a brother-in-law of a renowned comedian, Nick Kroll.
Roger Bennett's Married Life Plus Children
Roger Bennett is married to Vanessa' Kroll' Bennett.
The duo shared the wedding vows at Vanessa's parents' house on 28 October 2000.
Roger Bennett with his wife, Vanessa' Kroll' Bennett on 16 July 2019 (Photo: Vanessa' Kroll' Bennett's Instagram)
After more than two years of wedding, on 26 December 2002, Roger and Vanessa welcomed their first child, a son named Samson Bennett. Later, they got blessed with three more children, two sons, and a daughter.
As of now, the family of six resides in New York City, United States.
Roger Bennett's wife, Vanessa, 'Kroll' Bennett, is the founder of a foundation named Dynamo Girl–a foundation that provides opportunities for girls to play sports. Also, she works as a research associate in her father's company.
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She was born in 1976 in Rye, New York, as Vanessa Mara Kroll to Lynn Korda Kroll and Jules B. Kroll. Her father is the founder and chairman of a New York-based security and investigations company named Kroll Associates. As for her mother, she is a regent of Georgetown University and president of New York's National Foundation for Jewish Culture.
For her education, Vanessa attended Wellesley College and graduated with a BA, magna cum laude degree in American Studies.
Some Quick Facts About Roger Bennett
Roger Bennett is one of the founders of Men in Blazers podcast.
He joined NBC in 2014.
He is a huge supporter of the English Premier League's team, Everton Football Club.
Rabbi Alfredo Borodowski officiated his wedding.
On 26 December 2019, he and his wife celebrated their eldest son's 17th birthday.
His wife, Vanessa, was inspired by her daughter to establish the foundation, Dynamo Girl.