Ben Rhodes

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Birthday
14, 1977
Birthplace
New York
Birth Sign
Scorpio
Birthday
14, 1977 (age 41)
Birthplace
New York

About

Political advisor who gained fame as Deputy National Security Adviser for strategic communications for Barack Obama's presidency. He served as the former president's foreign policy speechwriter throughout both of his terms, and in 2018, formed the political action committee National Security Action.

Before Fame

He earned his honors bachelor's degree in 2000 from Rice University. He then obtained his MFA in creative writing from New York University in 2002. 

Trivia

He served as a primary adviser on the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action with Iran. He was recognized by Time Magazine as one of their 40 Under 40 in 2011. 

Family Life

His brother is CBS News president David Rhodes. He and his wife Ann share two daughters. 

Associated With

He was named to Time Magazine's 40 Under 40 in 2011 alongside Marco Rubio.