Fox News' Contributor Guy Benson Admits He is Gay; Who is He Dating Now?

News by Saburo Published on 07 Aug,2017 Updated on 12 Sep,2021

LGBTQ issues are a burning topic globally. While some take it naturally, others seem to hesitate to accept that people have sexual orientation beyond heterosexuality. While we are on the topic, let's get on with Fox News' Guy Benson who came out as gay back in 2015 saying he doesn't care much for gay rights, is he dating anyone. 

Is the American commentator Benson dating anyone? What is his current relationship? We have all the answers here.

Guy Benson Opens Admits He is Gay!

Thirty-two years old political editor of, Guy Benson, is openly gay. He revealed his sexual orientation in May 2015 just before publishing his new book, End of Discussion: How the Left's Outrage Industry Shuts Down Debate, Manipulates Voters, and Makes America Less Free (and Fun),  which was co-authored by fellow Fox contributor, Mary Katharine Ham.

He wrote in the book,

“Guy here. So, I’m gay.” 

However, the book is not about gay issues. In an interview with on 4 May 2015, the FOX News contributor said:

“Gay rights is not something that dominates my attentions — or my passions — and that may seem incongruous, that may seem counterintuitive to a lot of people,”

He added:

“but the issues that I care about most undergird the reasons why I’m a conservative and have been forever and will be a conservative moving forward.”

Talking about gay marriage, Benson said gay marriage wouldn't affect straight marriage. He also shared that many gays have been treated unfairly for generations. He added:

"I don’t think that coming to a point of social harmony and then pushing further in this almost vengeful, ‘Let’s get ‘em,’ hounding people out of jobs … [I]t’s not productive, it’s not good for the country.” 

Benson also called the gay issue a real obstacle and added there is not a quick fix for it.

He Married His Longtime Boyfriend Adam Wise

Fox News commentator Guy Benson tied the know with his boyfriend Adam Wise, on 10th Sep 2019. The couple wedded in a romantic ceremony held at the Charles Krug Winery in Napa Valley, California in front of about 150 of their closest friends and families. 

The couple first met in 2015 and became engaged in 2018. The couple dated for nearly four years before they married. As of now, Guy lives in Washington D.C. with his spouse Adam.

Past Relationships 

Guy Benson, even though, has come out as gay, hasn't come open about his love affairs. He doesn't seem to be dating anyone officially. Benson is currently pretty busy with his career, however, he could very well be dating someone in private!

Guy Benson does frequently appears on his social media with his male friends. In his post on Instagram on 17 March 2017, Benson appeared with a guy and he shared they are very close to each other. Could THIS be his boyfriend?



A post shared by Guy Benson (@guypbenson) on


Many of Benson's followers were confused if he was dating the man in the picture. One of the fans even commented "Cute couple" on the post. However, Benson hasn't confirmed his relationship with this guy.

Guy Benson Quick Facts

  • Benson's birth name is Guy Pelham Benson.
  • He was born on March 7, 1985, in Saudi Arabia and raised in Ridgewood, New Jersey.
  • He has a brother, James Benson who is an actor, writer, and director.
  • He graduated from Northwestern University, Benson.
  • From an early age, he served at the campus radio station.
  • He interned at Fox News, working primarily with Hannity & Colmes.
  • He signed as political editor for FOX News at in 2010.