David Benaym: Know About The Husband of Late Dancer, Danny Tidwell

David Benaym

David Benaym lost his husband Danny Tidwell in a car accident on March 6, 2020. David Benaym who is a correspondent at i24News is 45 years of age. He is a French native but now has been covering news on American politics for more than 20 years.

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He has been nominated for award shows like the Emmy’s. David Benaym covers the news on i24 in both French and English languages. Since 1999 the Emmy nominee started covering American political news.

David Benaym’s Childhood?

David Benaym was born on 22 August 1974 in France. He grew up and completed his schooling from Lycée Parc Imperial in France. Additionally, he also completed his college degree in France. David lived in France until 1998 to complete his education before moving to the USA.

David Benaym’s Family:

Benaym lost his mom 27 years ago when he was only 18 years of age. He loved his mother dearly and has expressed how much he missed her through Instagram. In a post, he said that his mum was guidance, enthusiasm, and encouragement. He said that he misses her a lot but she would be proud if she was there with him.


David also has two nieces named Rivka and Lilah Rose and a nephew named Élie.

David Benaym’s Educational Background:

Benaym went to school and college in France. Furthermore, he moved to America and continued his education in Journalism and started a career there.

Year  Educational Degree Institution
 1989 – 1992 High School (Baccalaureat B ) Lycée Parc Imperial
1992 –  1994 BA, Communication d’Entreprise IUT Info-Com
1994 – 1998 BA, Press, Radio, TV ESJ Paris
 1999 –  1999 Journalism, Communication American University

Benaym’s  Professional career:

David Benaym is now a correspondent at i24NEWS in the United States. Before he got this job, he worked at several other places in France and the United States as well. After he moved to America he first worked as the Producer / Reporter for ABC Affiliate in DC for a year. He also worked as the Press Correspondent in New York City, for the coverage of presidential election and US current affairs. David continued in this job at La Libre Belgique for more than 2 years.

David Benaym Danny Tidwell
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Similarly, he worked in similar jobs as correspondent and producer for various news networks. His last job before joining i24News was with Movmnt. This is an urban lifestyle magazine that was co-founded by David Benaym along with his late husband Danny Tidwell.

Currently, he has worked with i24NEWS for over 5 years. Additionally, he has been nominated by Emmy for his roles as a correspondent.

How much is David Benaym’s Net Worth?

David Benaym has worked for many TV networks in the USA. He also started his own magazine with his late husband Danny Tidwell. His net worth is anywhere between $500,000-$800,000 USD.

On the other hand, the American based journalist is expected to earn $44,477 on average as a yearly salary. However, David has been working in this field for decades, suggesting that he is obvious to earn a salary above average.

Benaym’s Instagram:

David Benaym’s official Instagram account is @benaym. He joined Instagram in June 2012. He has a dog who is a pug. Benaym has exactly 1,200 posts on Instagram and more than 1500 followers.

David Benaym Danny Tidwell
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David has named the pug Frenchy and has a storyboard on Instagram dedicated only to the dog. Before Frenchy, he had another pup named mighty. David has a lot of his smiling and happy photos on Instagram.

David Benaym loves taking selfies:

It’s not unusual to see people taking photos on the streets of themselves every day. However, Benaym likes to take selfies alone and with his friends. Additionally, he likes to upload photos on Instagram and his social media. If you are close to him, it’s most likely that he has a selfie with you on Instagram.


David Benaym and Danny Tidwell’s relationship:

David Benaym and his husband Danny Tidwell had been married for about 6 years now. They were married in May 2014 until the death of Danny Tidwell on March 6th, 2020.



He posted a photo of their rings together on Instagram officially announcing their marriage.

David Benaym’s tribute to his late husband Danny Tidwell:

After the death of Danny Tidwell, David Benaym shared pictures of his late husband on a tribute post. Danny Tidwell died in a car accident on March 6th, 2020, while coming back home from work with his friend.

David said this on a heartfelt tribute post on Instagram:

He had such an impact on the dance world, life gave him so much to deal with from a young age. I will write more about you Danny, tell your story, continue your legacy, make sure that you are not forgotten, that you are celebrated. An angel with no wings you said you were, you were flying all along, and you’ll be our guardian angel from now on.

Furthermore, he added,

I love you, I’ll forever miss you. You’re now in peace, mon Danny, and I know you know how much you were loved.