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Aleeza Ben Shalom Net Worth: How Rich is the Author Actually?



Aleeza Ben Shalom Net Worth

Aleeza Ben Shalom is an American dating coach, author, and matchmaker. She is best known for running her own matchmaking business through which she helps to pair up compatible couples in Jewish communities. As of 2023, Aleeza Ben Shalom has an estimated net worth of $5 million.

Full Name Aleeza Ben Shalom
Birth Date June 6, 1977
Birth Place Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Profession Matchmaker, dating coach
Husband Greshon Ben Shalom
Net Worth $5 million

Early Life

Aleeza Ben Shalom was born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania on June 6, 1977. She was brought up by non-traditional parents. As a teen, she used to attend summer camps in Israel to understand her complex heritage better.

Shalom studied at the University of Pittsburgh and earned a Bachelor’s degree in Interdisciplinary Studies. Following graduation, she didn’t have any career aspirations. Therefore, she focused on her personal goals of practicing faith and having a family.

Aleeza Ben Shalom Net Worth and Career

Aleeza Ben Shalom

Aleeza Ben Shalom became desperate for some adult interaction around 2012. In the meantime, one of her friends suggested she should try matchmaking as a job. Subsequently, she took courses and obtained certifications before starting her business, Marriage Minded Mentor.

Shalom’s business comprises a team of trusted experts who help Jewish singles find their forever partners. Along with that, the team also offers personal coaching sessions. She started getting people’s trust through her coaching and mentoring process.

Aleeza has also evolved into a soulmate clarity expert, an author, a podcaster, and a public speaker. In late 2020 or early 2021, she and her entire family relocated to Pardes Hanna. In 2013, she published her book and then in 2020, she published her another book titled Virtual Dating: Your Guide to a Relationship in a Socially Distanced World.

Shalom currently co-hosts two podcasts, The Yentas and Matchmaker, Matchmakers. On May 3, 2023, a series titled Jewish Matchmaking featuring Ben Shalom was launched on Netflix. It is a spinoff of the popular Indian Matchmaking, which hit Netflix in 2020.

In the episode Netflix series, Shalom was seen guiding love seekers. She was also seen crisscrossing the United States and Israel to meet with prospective clients and set them up with matches. Shalom would then coach her prospective clients through the process.

Shalom built up her over 15 years of matchmaking experience to help find love for Netflix’s most eligible Jewish singles. The bachelors who were featured on the Netflix show run the gamut of religious affiliations and have never dated anyone Jewish.

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The singles featured in the Netflix series are strictly Orthodox Jews based in Brooklyn. On the other hand, Shalom herself is Orthodox and dresses in modest clothing, wears a wig to cover her hair, and didn’t have any physical contact with the men on the show. The Netflix series has been dubbed into five languages with subtitles in 32 languages.

Personal Life

Aleeza Ben Shalom is married to her husband, Gershon Ben Shalom. She met him for the first time in 2002 when she was actively trying to find a life partner. One night, Greshon asked if she would like to go for a walk. From thereon, the two continued dating.

Aleeza and Gershon then agree that they would turn into a married couple. They eventually tied the knot in a beautiful traditional ceremony in front of their loved ones in November 2004. During that time, they didn’t touch each other in any way until they had promised on another forever.

Shalom revealed in the Netflix series that she touched her husband first time under the chuppah (wedding canopy). At that moment, Gerson had broken the glass and when he reached over to get it, he hold her hand. She felt like it was better than a first kiss and better than anything.

Gerson has always been very supportive of his wife. He even didn’t have any problem when she wished to launch a matchmaking business from being a homemaker. Likewise, Gerson sold his Pennsylvania-based blinds company to move to Israel so that Aleeza could grow her business.

Gerson would also adjust and takes care of the family when she would be working. The couple currently shares five children together. Among their five kids, two are teenagers and the other three are grown up. They also have a dog named Koda the Kelev.

Aleeza Ben Shalom Net Worth

As of 2023, Aleeza Ben Shalom has an estimated net worth of $5 million. She has summed up the whopping amount by running her matchmaking business. Aleeza also hosts webinars and provides coaching sessions. Her most expensive coaching sessions cost around $1,000.

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