Manhattan luxury magazine editor Jason Bean arrested for assaulting girl under 17

Jason Bean, editor of Luxury Manhattan magazine, was arrested in New York for assaulting a girl under 17.

Ben, 47, is the founder and CEO of the glitzy magazine Dojour.

He was accused of forcibly touching intimate organs and endangering a minor under the age of 17.

Ben is the father of two girls and a boy. He and his wife Haley separated in 2016 and sold their TriBeCa apartment for $10.75 million in 2017.

Jason Bean, 47, leaves Manhattan Criminal Court on Monday. Arrested after allegedly assaulting girl under 17

Ben leaves Manhattan Criminal Court on Monday afternoon. He was accused of forcibly touching intimate organs and endangering a minor under the age of 17

Ben in Manhattan Criminal Court on Monday afternoon. Dujour’s quarterly magazine is aimed at readers of clients with a minimum net worth of $5 million.

Binn has properties in Tribeca, Aspen, Miami and Southampton where he is one of the hottest cocktails in the Hamptons and celebrities.

Jason Bean is a man who has made luxury not only his lifestyle but also his business. As founder and chairman of Niche Media, he has a net worth of $50 million and is the man behind a range of “boutique” magazines, including The Hamptons and Gotham.

Binn previously founded and operated Niche Media, the publisher of premium magazines like Gotham, Los Angeles Confidential, Aspen Peak, Ocean Drive and the Hamptons, to name a few.

He owns properties in Tribeca, Aspen, Miami and Southampton where he is instrumental in the Hamptons cocktail and celebrity scene.

He was invited to Kris Jenner’s birthday parties, posing for photos with Kanye West and Kim Kardashian. He rubbed shoulders with Chrissy Teigen and John Legend, and played with Lenny Kravitz and Lionel Ritchie in Art Basel in Miami.

Jason Bean, 47 (left) and his wife Haley in 2011, before they separated in 2016. He is the founder and CEO of the highly publicized Dujour magazine.

Jason Bean (left) with Kim Kardashian and Greta Van Suster at the Niche Media Party in 2010

Jason Bean with Kanye West at a Dugour event in Los Angeles in 2017

At other low-key parties in the Hamptons, the 54-year-old hangs out with Christie Brinkley and paints himself a homemade body, in bed by 10 p.m.

Just three days ago, the prolific Instagram poster posted a photo of himself with a smiling Katie Holmes, captioning, “They’re all dressed up and places to go.” Great photo – great day.

The day before, he had posted photos of him with famous restaurateur Giuseppe Cipriani and proud of their 40-year friendship after meeting their parents.

Ironically, for a man who now finds himself on the wrong side of the law, he posted last week his praise of New York City law enforcement and a video collaboration between civil rights activist Al Sharpton and the Commissioner of NYPD Ray Kelly.

In 2005, he was featured in Forbes magazine, “Forbes 400”, and was named Ernst & Young “Entrepreneur of the Year”.

In 2010, Binn was named chairman of Niche, the same year he was named chief advisor to online retailer Gilt.

Jason Bean, the award-winning ‘publishing legend’, in Manhattan Criminal Court on Monday

He began his publishing career at the D’Arcy Masius Benton and Bowles advertising agency at age 23 after graduating early, summa cum laude, from Boston University’s School of Communication. .

In 1992, he moved to Miami and founded Ocean Drive magazine. Six years later, in 1998, he founded the Niche Company and a host of other high society titles followed, including Hamptons Magazine, Capitol File, Gotham, Los Angeles Confidential, Aspen Peak and Michigan Avenue.

In 2005, he was featured in Forbes magazine, “Forbes 400”, and was named Ernst & Young “Entrepreneur of the Year”.

Two years later, he was the only member of the media to be inducted into the American Advertising Association’s Hall of Advertising Achievement, and in 2008 he was named to the list of 40 Successful Entrepreneurs Under 40. of Crain.

In 2010, he was named chairman of Niche the same year he was named chief advisor to online retailer Gilt.

Jason Bean (second from right) pictured with Donald Trump and rock star Stephen Tyler in 2008

Jason Bean and Ivanka Trump together at the Couture Jewelry Show in Las Vegas in 2014

Jason Bean and Beyonce Knowles at the Gotham Magazine annual gala in New York in 2008

Dujour’s quarterly magazine targets a readership with a minimum net worth of $5 million.

To receive a copy of the magazine, one had to meet five of seven criteria, including an average net worth of $5 million, liquid assets over $1 million, median home values ​​over $1.5 million and a median income above $250,000. annual offline luxury purchases over $100,000 or annual online purchases and charitable donations totaling over $10,000 respectively.

Published by Forbes last August, the magazine praised his ability to communicate with a focus on “communication” as central to his success which has seen his company grow from just five employees in 1992 to more than 300.

But while his professional fortune wavered between private lives.

Jason Bean and Paris Hilton address a Niche Media event in Aspen, Colorado, in 2010

Jason Bean attends Writers Night at the East Hampton Library as a guest on Alex Baldwin in 2011

Jason Bean and DJ Khaled attend Fat Joe’s Family Ties Album Launch Party in Miami 2019

In the first edition of Dujour wrote: “Without the love and support of my wife Hayley and my children, what I was about to see on these pages would not have been possible. They are my lifelong partners.

But it didn’t work out that way, and the couple quietly parted ways in 2016 without commenting on the reasons. Ben married Haley Lieberman, 46, a former real estate developer, in December 2003 in a ceremony in Fontainebleau, Miami. His parents, Diane and Alan Lieberman, own the South Beach Group hotels in Miami.