Ben Affleck Biography

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Ben Affleck

Quick Facts Of Ben Affleck

Celebrated Name Ben Affleck
Age 46 Years
Nick Name Ben
Birth Name Benjamin Geza Affleck-Boldt
Birth Date 1972-08-15
Gender Male
Profession Actor
Birth Nation USA
Place Of Birth California
Nationality American
Father Timothy Byers Affleck
Mother Christine Anne Affleck
School Cambridge Rindge and Latin School
College / University Occidental College
Ethnicity White
Horoscope Leo
Awards Won Critic’s Choice and BAFTA award, Best director award on Golden Globe, Director Guild of America
Net Worth $130 Million
Salary Will Update Soon
Marital Status Married
Spouse (EX) Jennifer Garner
Children 3: Samuel Garner Affleck, Violet Affleck, Seraphina Rose Elizabeth Affleck
Best Known For For Playing Bruce Wayne / Batman in the 2016 superhero film Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice
Height 192 Cm
Weight 98 Kg
Eye Color Hazel
Hair Color Dark Brown

Benjamin Geza Affleck-Boldt famed as Ben Affleck is the well-known actor, director, and producer of American nationality. He is well known for his character imitation in the movies like Armageddon, Pearl Harbor, Changing Lanes, The Sum of All Fears, State of Play and The Town.

Best Known For:

  • Playing Bruce Wayne / Batman in the 2016 superhero film Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice.


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Early Life of Ben Affleck

Ben was born on 15th August 1972 in California to a Social worker, actor father Timothy Byers Affleck and teacher mother Christine Anne Affleck. He is of English, Irish, Scottish, French and German ethnicity. He moved with his family to Cambridge where he saw his parents getting divorced. Therein Cambridge he met Matt Damon. He together with Matt Damon attended Cambridge Rindge and Latin School. Later, he went to Occidental College to complete his graduation. He went to the University of Vermont but later dropped his study to pursue his acting career. His star sign is Leo. His ethnicity is White.

Body features of Ben Affleck

The height of Ben is 192 cm and has the balanced weight of 98 Kg. His eye color is Hazel and hair color is Dark Brown.

Career of Ben Affleck

  • Knowing his professional life, he as child artist has acted in various movies and TV Series like The Voyage of the Mimi, Lifestories: Families in Crisis, School Ties, Dazed and Confused and others.
  • In the year 1997, he got into the limelight after his work with Matt Damon in the movie Good Will Hunting.
  • For this movie, this duo received Oscar for Best Original Screenplay. Ben later teamed up with other personalities to make documentary namely Project Greenlight.
  • This documentary was in the nomination list of Emmy award for outstanding reality program for three years.
  • He later got chance to act in 1998 movie Armageddon together with Bruce Willis.
  • Despite the mixed reviews for this movie, he acted in Oscar-winning movie Shakespeare in Love alongside Gwyneth Paltrow.
  • After acting in movie Forces of Nature opposite Sandra Bullock, he acted in war movie Pearl Harbor.
  • Some of the movies he acted in that era are The Sum of All Fears, Changing Lanes, Daredevil, Gigli and Surviving Christmas.
  • He was in the cast of movie Hollywoodland.
  • His acting in the movie earned him Volpi Cup.
  • He also was nominated for Golden Globe award in the category of Actor in supporting role.
  • In the year 2007, he evolved as director of the movie Gone Baby Gone.
  • In 2008 he was featured in the music video of Jimmy Kimmel song together with Benji Madden, Macy Gray, Lance Bass, Don Cheadle, Brad Pitt, Cameron Diaz and many others.
  • In 2009, he again was seen acting in movies like He’s Just Not That Into You, State of Play and Extract.
  • He also played TV series State of Play as Congressman Stephen Collins. His acting in the above-mentioned movies was highly acclaimed and credited.
  • He directed his second movie namely The Town and the movie earned good money and good criticism.
  • In 2011 Palm Springs International Film Festival, he was medaled with Chairman’s Award.
  • Ben later acted on movie To the Wonder together with Olga Kurylenko, Javier Bardem, and Rachel Weisz.
  • His third directorial movie Argo gave him Best director award on Golden Globe and Director Guild of America but could not win Oscar on the same category.
  • He for the same movie won Critic’s Choice and BAFTA award.
  • In the year 2013, he was honored with an honorary doctorate degree from Brown University.
  • It is rumored that he is going to play as Batman on next Batman franchise movie Man of Steel.
  • Affleck and Damon's project "Greenlight" was resurrected by HBO for one season in the year 2015.
  • In the year 2016, he also played in the movie named "Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice".
  • In the year 2017, he stepped down as director and writer of The Batman.
  • In the year 2018, he filmed a role opposite Anne Hathaway in Dee Rees's political thriller "The Last Thing He Wanted".

Net Worth of Ben Affleck

This dynamic personality has earned the net worth of $130 Million from his professional career to date. His salary is still not revealed yet and will be updated soon.

Affairs of Ben Affleck

Talking about his private life, he is married to actress Jennifer Garner in the year 2005. Before being married, he dated her for a year. Their wedding took place in Turks and Caicos Island. He is a different era of time dated Gwyneth Paltrow and Jennifer Lopez. He shares three children with his wife Jennifer Garner. Later, this couple got divorced. Affleck dated television producer Lindsay Shookus from mid-2017 to mid-2018. Without a doubt, he is one of the finest actors, directors of America. He has won the hearts of millions of fans with his flawless acting and direction. He has achieved all the success and fame with his hard work and ability.


Ben affleck  with his wife jennifer garner and thier kids

Ben Affleck with his wife Jennifer Garner and their Kids


To know more about him, we can log in to his personal site as well as public sites. His biography can be found in various websites including Wiki. He is also an avid social networking site user. His fans can follow him in twitter which is the easiest way to be in direct touch with the desired personality.

Did You Know?

  • Ben is co-founder of Eastern Congo Initiative.Ben is also the co-founder of Eastern Congo Initiative.
  • Affleck is an avid fan of Robert Englund.
  • He can conversate in French and Spanish. He also knows Arabic.
  • He started receiving acting jobs from the age of 7.
  • He was raised primarily by his mother as his parents divorced when he was 11.

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