A lawyer who donated sperm to pay his way
through college has learned that he has fathered an astonishing 70
More than 15 of those have already attempted
to contact 33-year-old Ben Seisler.
The donor confessed to his fiancée as part of
a new reality show, Sperm Donor, that aired on the Style Network on
Seisler donated sperm for three years while
attending law school at George Mason, Virginia. He earned around $150 per
He originally planned to remain anonymous but
later joined an online registry called the Donor Sibling Registry that connects
offspring and siblings to each other and their donors.
On hearing the news his fiancée said she was
‘having trouble wrapping my head around
the fact that you have 50,60 or 70 biological offspring.’
She said: ‘I guess I didn’t realise how many
‘I kind of deem that as selfish in a way. Did
you think of the consequences that would come of it?’
Watch the video clip below.