Dan was born on April 29, 1958, in the United States, and his zodiac sign is Capricorn. His parent's and siblings' information is not publicly available. He received his Magna cum laude degree in Mathematics from Colgate University in 1980. He attends Harvard University for his MBA after receiving an honorary LHD from Colgate in 2010.
Benton began his career as a securities analyst at Goldman Sachs in the mid-1980s. He also worked at Dawson Samberg Capital as a technology analyst and portfolio manager before becoming President of Pequot Capital Management, where he oversaw the firm's public market technology funds and team.
He has also served on the Colgate board of directors since 2001. He is the university's largest benefactor in its 200-year history. He also works on The Hospital for Special Surgery (HSS) and Horace Mann School sheets.
Benton's net worth is estimated to be around $8 million, according to various reports. His primary source of revenue is from technology investors. Benton and his wife Stephanie March purchased a $34.62 million penthouse in a Manhattan building in 2018.
Benton is a married man at the moment. He was previously married to Anna Nikolayevsky, the founder of Axel Capital Management. The couple eventually divorced. After dating for nearly two years, he married American actress Stephanie March on September 1, 2017. The wedding took place at the couple's home in Katonah, New York. There is currently no news about his children.
Dan is about 6 feet tall and weighs about 200 pounds.
He is only active on the social media site Twitter with 1k followers.