Benjamin Salisbury

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Actor, Dancer, Journalist (1980)
Tue Jun 07 2022
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Relationship Timeline Of Benjamin Salisbury

Ex-wife : Kelly Murkey
Benjamin Salisbury Married To Kelly Murkey In 2006 And Divorced In 2013.

American actor Benjamin David Salisbury,aka Benjamin Salisbury is well known for his role on the CBS television sitcom, The Nanny. He appeared on the series as a child actor, portraying the part of Brighton Sheffield. Apart from being an actor, he is also a proficient dancer. After the success of the sitcom, he landed in plenty of other roles but retired from acting career on 2006.

Benjamin was born on October 19, 1980, as the son of David Arthur Salisbury and Mindy Jo Salisbury. The Minnesota born Benjamin graduated from Wayzata High School in 1998. On the same year, he got admitted to American University in Washington, D.C., and graduated with BA in Broadcast Journalism.

A Divorcee with Two Children

Benjamin was bound in marital union with Kelly Murkey. The lovely couple walked down the aisle in a private wedding held on July 2, 2006, in Minneapolis, Minnesota.

Benjamin Salisbury with his former wife Kelly Murkey in 2010.
Image: Benjamin Salisbury (right) with his former wife Kelly Murkey (left) practicing hockey
Source: Weekend America 

Kelly and Benjamin met back in 2005 and were soon involved in a romantic relationship. After a year of dating, the couple tied the knot.

The husband-wife duo shares two adorable children from their married life. The couple was blessed with a charming daughter, Tanya Salisbury in 2008. Five years later, they welcomed their son, James Salisbury in 2013.

However, with each passing year, their love for each other started to fade away. In 2013, the couple ended their relationship with a divorce citing irreconcilable differences. They stayed as man and wife for seven years before they went on their separate ways.

After the divorce with Kelly, he isn't rumored to be in a romantic relationship with anyone. So, for now, the native of Minnesota, the same as Amy Klobuchar, is currently single and more focused on his career.

The Net Worth of Benjamin

Benjamin started his career in show business from an early age as a child actor in The Nanny. His role in the sitcom was loved by all, after which he landed in numerous other significant roles, including Captain Ron (1992), Simone (2002), and so on.

The 39-year-old actor holds the impressive net worth of $1.5 Million from his successful career as an actor, which is way less than the net worth of Carnie Wilson, whose net worth is $24 Million. Salisbury was active in Hollywood Industry for over a decade until 2006, which must have paid him well.

What is Benjamin Salisbury doing now?

After the retirement of his acting career in 2006, he is living a low-key life away from the spotlight. As per some sources, he is working as the Director of Operations for a themed park in California, Universal Studios Hollywood

The average salary of an operation manager ranges from $50,670 to $84,280. He must earn a similar figure from his work as the Director of Operations for the park.

Are Benjamin Salisbury and Ryan Gosling related?

You all must be wondering if The Notebook actor, Ryan Gosling, and Benjamin are related cause it can be confusing when you see them side by side. Well, clearing out this tangling question, the answer is NO!

Ryan Gosling and Benjamin Salisbury are look alike.
Picture: Ryan Gosling (left) and Benjamin Salisbury (right).  
Source: Pinterest

Similar to Benjamin, Ryan also began his career from an early age as a child star. Well, keeping this small talk aside, the similarities of their look is uncanny and leaves us wondering.

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