Mor Shapiro is the wife of the popular conservative political commentator Ben Shapiro. Ben is a writer and a lawyer. Mor practiced medicine in Israel and she currently lives with her husband and children in California, USA.
Mor Shapiro is a graduate of the University of California
Mor was born in the year 1988 in Israel. She was born to a Jewish Moroccan family. Later, she moved to Sacramento California, at the age of 12.
Mor attended the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA). She got her MD degree from the David Geffen School at UCLA.
Mor was actually very interested in learning about the mid-body relation and cognitive sciences. This made her select psychobiology as a major and then, she went to the University of California for it.
After her graduation, she researched neuroscience for two years and finally got into the School of Medicine where she earned her MD.
She used to work as a Clinical Skills Instructor
Mor used to work as a Clinical Skills instructor while she was in College. But right now, Mor is practicing as a resident MD under the Family Medicine Residency Program at the Kaiser Foundation in Fontana, California.
Her subject of interest is Women’s health, behavioral psychology, and much more. She follows bioethics and founded DGSOM UCLA Ethics Symposium. This is an annual event that takes place at UCLA.
She has a very quiet life. Her husband is pretty vocal and trending on the internet for his controversial comments. Mor is very secluded from all that media attention though.
As per the reports, she also used to work at the University Synagogue Sunday School where she used to teach Hebrew and Judaica.
She Never Dated Non-Jewish
As Mor was born and raised in a Jewish family, she strongly believes in Judaism and follows every ritual and value she was taught in her religion.
So, she never dated any man of other religions because she wanted her spouse to be someone who also follow the same religion as her.
Mor was Still in College When She Got Married
Before talking about their wedding let’s get to know how the two met first. As per the sources, Ben’s sister Abigail was the one who introduced them to each other and after dating for just three months, they got engaged in 2007.
A year after their engagement, they got married in Acre, Israel, on July 8, 2008, and since both of them follow Judaism, they also followed the ritual according to Judaism where they broke a glass after exchanging their vows. Ben’s father also sang a beautiful poem for the newlywed couples at the ceremony.
They have been living as husband and wife for over 8 years now.
Mor was only 20 years old when she was married and she was still in college at UCLA which Ben explained in Newsweek’s magazine, “Early in our marriage, my wife was still in college at UCLA, and I was interested in taking a job in New York; she dutifully offered to transfer to a college across the country. When she applied to medical school across the country; I offered to move my job.”
Her Daughter Leeya was Born with Astral Septal Defect
Mor and Ben welcomed their first child, A child named Leeya Eliana Shapiro in the year 2014. However, Leeya was born with Astral Septal Defect (Heart Defect) so she had to go through open-heart surgery in 2015.
Her father wrote a letter for his first newborn daughter where he explained her first name “Leeya is about her relationship with God” and her middle name Eliana “is about how thankful” her parents are for her.
Two years after Leeya’s birth, they were blessed with a son in 2016. Similarly, Mor gave birth to their third child, a daughter in March 2020.
‘WAP’ helped to grow Mor Shapiro Spotlight
In August 2020, Mor Shapiro got a chance to get featured in Cardi B‘s song WAP there was a hotshot of her with Megan Thee Stallion.
The meaning of WAP means Wet a– p-word, p-word is female genitalia, he also talked with Genius about this song where he discusses the lyrics of the song, the meaning behind them, and the current status of feminism in society.
Shapiro and his family recently received death threats
Being an opinion man many times Ben has been disliked by many other peoples, and his opinion may not good for some caste, religion, or on someone’s belief. With the interview, it has been heard that this guy and his family have received death threats as well.
Ben also took this issue seriously and filed a case in Los Angeles Police Department but now this case has been handled by the FBI. Later Ben Tweeted stating that this matter has been solved already and very quickly as well. He also said, “Thanks to local and federal law enforcement for their prompt action.”
Ben’s Family is Jewish
Ben and his wife are proud to be Jewish, when Ben was born his father was a composer and his mother was an executive at a TV company his family used to believe in Jewish which also made Ben much religious and he started to show huge love towards his religion.
He is also never shy to show his religion and talk about it, by now his whole family is Jewish and they are very proud to be Jew as well.
How much is Mor Shapiro’s net worth?
Let’s just say, a lot of money! But jokes aside, Mor is a talented doctor with a ‘Dr’ in front of her name. So, she really earns a lot of money from her medical practice.
However, if we are to estimate her net worth then it would be at least $1 million.