The financier was born in London, England on October 28, 1980. He is 41 years old and of British nationality as of 2022. Likewise, his ethnicity is English, and his zodiac sign is Scorpio. He was born to his late father, financier James Goldsmith, and his late mother, Lady Annabel Goldsmith, CEO of Menhaden, a London-listed investment firm.
His siblings include an older brother named Zac Goldsmith and a sister named Jemima Goldsmith. According to his academics, he attended Eton College to further his education. Despite this, he did not continue his education at the university.
He began working as a trainee at Hargreave Hale, a private brokerage firm, after graduating from college. Goldsmith then went on to work for Quintessentially Group. Ben began investing in environmentally related businesses while working there. Unfortunately, they were never successful.
Ben co-founded WHEB in 2003 and served as its financial advisor, which proved to be a valuable asset to the organization. Following that, the financier contributed to the formation of the UK Environmental Funders Network. It aims to address large-scale environmental issues such as global warming and others.
Benjamin has also been involved in politics. In 2004, he donated £20,000 to the Green Party of the United Kingdom. He also made a significant contribution prior to the 2010 general elections. During this time, Caroline Lucas of the Green Party won one of the parliamentary seats. He did a campaign program in support of his brother Zac Goldsmith, who was running for mayor of London in 2016.
According to sources, Benjamin James has a net worth of around $360 million. Furthermore, the UK Environmental Funders' Network has an annual budget of more than €80 million, according to Forbes, his network foundation.
In terms of his romantic life, Ben has been married twice. However, he is currently enjoying a happy marriage with his second and current wife, Jemima Jones, the owner of the catering company Tart London. They married in 2014, but the details of their relationship are unknown. They have three children together, Eliza Margot, Arlo, and Vita.
He previously married Kate Emma Rothschild in 2003. During their marriage, they had three children: Iris Annabel, Frank James Amschel, and Isaac Benjamin Victor. Later, due to personal issues, the couple divorced in 2012. Unfortunately, his fifteen-year-old daughter, Iris, died in a quad bike accident on his farm in North Brewham, Somerset, on July 9, 2019.
The environmental philanthropist has not provided his height or weight measurements to the media. He has not revealed or made public his physical measurements, such as hips, waist, and chest measurements. Ben Goldsmith has white hair and dazzling light brown eyes on the outside. He also has a charming grin that draws a lot of attention.
He is very active on social media like Instagram with 5.8K followers, and Twitter with 144.9k followers.