|Occupation:||pastry chef, host of Sweet Genius|
|Known for:||Being "The Sweet Genius"|
Ron Ben-Israel was born in Tel Aviv, Israel in 1957. Ben-Israel was an Israel Defense Forces soldier and a successful dancer in modern dance. In 1996, he fell in love with baking. He retired from dancing in 1993 to pursue a cooking career. He is best known for his wedding and special occasion cakes and for his detail in sugar paste flowers. He is openly gay and supports gay marriage.
"It's a happy profession-when you are doing something you love and being paid to do that, (pause) but if you think you are good, you're in trouble.
Sweet Genius (2011-2013 Food Network)
Halloween Baking Championship (2015-present)