Best known for his role as Aaron Samuels in 2004’s Mean Girls, Jonathan Bennett grew up in Ohio and moved to New York after attending Otterbein University. He landed roles in All My Children, Law & Order: Special Victims Unit, Smallville, among other projects before starring in the Tina Fey comedy.
After Mean Girls, he also starred in Cheaper by the Dozen 2 and Love Wrecked and in 2014, competed on Dancing With the Stars but was eliminated during week 6. From 2015 to 2017, Bennett hosted Cake Wars on Food Network and in 2018, he released a cookbook titled The Burn Cookbook. In 2019, he competed on Celebrity Big Brother but was the second sent home.
In November 2020, Bennett got engaged to host Jaymes Vaughan.