Who is Ben Affleck?
Ben Affleck is a big name in the entertainment industry. He is a professional actor as well as a filmmaker. His most famous movies include the Triple Frontier and Batman. His net worth is more than 100 million.
Ben Affleck was born on the 15th of August, 1972 under the name Benjamin Geza Affleck-Boldt in the Berkeley, California, U.S. He is the son of Timothy Byers Affleck and Christopher Anne “Chris” Boldt. Timothy was an aspiring playwright who worked odd jobs like a bookie, electrician, auto mechanic, bartender, and janitor at Harvard. Whereas, Christopher was an elementary school teacher with a Harvard degree. Furthermore, he has a sibling; one little brother named Casey Affleck.
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The horoscope of Ben is Leo. He stands to 192 centimeters in height and his weight is 98 kilograms. Furthermore, Ben belongs to white ethnicity and has American citizenship. He has a beautiful pair of Hazel eyes with Dark Brown hair.
Talking about his educational qualifications, Ben attended the Cambridge Rindge for high school studies. Later, he attended the Occidental college for higher studies.
Personal Life and Dating
Affleck dated actress Gwyneth Paltrow since 1997. The couple briefly split in 1999 but were in a relationship again. They split up for good in 2000. Affleck then dated Jennifer Lopez in 2002 for two years. the couple engaged in 2002. Unfortunately, they broke up in 2004. Affleck then dated Jennifer Garner, an actress. The couple married on the 29th of June, 2015. However, they divorced in April of 2017. The couple has three children together; two daughters named Seraphina Rose Elizabeth, and Violet Ann and one son named Samuel Garner. Later, he dated Lindsay Shookus in 2017 for a year. In March of 2020, rumors have sparked about possible dating of Ben and actress Ana de Armas, as they were photographed together in Cuba.
The Acting Career of Ben Affleck
Ben started his acting career from the year 1981 with the movie The Dark End of the Street. His role in the movie is not specified. He then played a role in a movie after 11 years. In 1992, he played the role of Chesty Smith in the movie School Ties. In the same year, he played in the movie Buffy the Vampire Slayer for an uncredited role of Basketball player 10. A year later, Affleck directed the short movie I Killed My Lesbian Wife, Hung Her on a Meat Hook, and Now I Have a Three-Picture Deal at Disney. In the same year, he played the role of Fred O’Bannion in the movie Dazed and Confused.
Ben Affleck played two movies titled Mallrats and Glory Daze in 1995 roles of Shannon Hamilton and Jack Freeman respectively. Two years later, he played the roles of Holden McNeil, Gunner Casselman, Chuckie Sullivan in the movies Chasing Amy, Going All the Way, and Good Will Hunting. Later, Ben played three movies in 1998 titled Shakespeare in Love, Phantoms, and Armageddon for the roles of Ned Alleyn, Sheriff Bryce Hammond, and A.J. Frost respectively.
A year later in 1999, he played the role of Bartleby in the movie Dogma. Similarly, he played the role of Ben Holmes in Forces of Nature and Bartender in 200 Cigarettes in the same year. Furthermore, Ben played in four movies in 2000 titled Bounce, Reindeer Games, Boiler Room, and Joseph: King of Dreams for the roles of Buddy Amaral, Rudy Duncan, Jim Young, and Joseph respectively.
In 2001, Ben played the role of Holden McNeil in the movie Jay and Silent Bob Strike Back. In the same year, he played in the movies Daddy and Them and Pearl Harbor as Lawrence Bowen and Rafe McCawley respectively. Furthermore, he played roles in 3 movies titled Changing Lanes, The Sum of All Fears, and The Third Wheel for the roles of Gavin Banek, Jack Ryan, and Michael respectively. Affleck was the producer for the movie Stolen Summer in 2002.
He was also the executive producer for the movies The Third Wheel, and Speakeasy. In 2003, Ben became the executive producer for the movie The Battle of Shaker Heights. Furthermore, he played the roles of Matt Murdock/Daredevil, Larry Gigli, and Michael Jennings in the movies Daredevil, Gigli and Paycheck respectively in the same year. In 2004, Affleck played in the movie Surviving Christmas as Drew Latham and Jersey Girl as Ollie Trinke. He then played the role of Matt Murdock/ Daredevil in Elektra and then became the executive producer for the movie Feast in 2005.
In 2006, Ben Affleck played the roles of Jack Giamoro, Gawking Guy, George Reeves and Jack Dupree in movies Man About Town, Clerks II, and Hollywoodland respectively. Similarly, Ben became the writer and director of the movie Gone Baby Gone in 2007. Furthermore, he was the director of the documentary Gimme Shelter in 2008. Affleck then played 3 movies in 2009 titled He’s Just Not That Into You, State of Play, and Extract for the roles of Neil, Stephen Collins, and Dean respectively. He then played two movies in 2010 titled The Town and The Company Men as Doug MacRay and Bobby Walker respectively.
Affleck then played two movies in 2012 titled Argo and To The Wonder as Tony Mendez and Neil respectively. In 2013, he played only one movie titled Runner Runner as Ivan Block. Similarly, in 2014, he played the role of Nick Dunne in Gone Girl.
Furthermore, Ben played four movies in 2016 titled Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice, Suicide Squad, The Accountant and Live by Night as Batman, Batman, Christian Wolff, and Joe Coughlin respectively. In 2017, he became the executive producer for the Bending the Arc. In the same year, he played Batman in Justice League.
Similarly, in 2019, he played in the movie Triple Frontier as Tom “Redfly” Davis. He then played the movie Jay and Silent Bob Reboot for the cameo role of Holden McNeil in the same year. In 2020, he played in the movie The Last Thing He Wanted as Treat Morrison and The Way Back as Jack Cunningham. His upcoming movies are Deep Water and The Last Duel.
The Net Worth of Ben Affleck
Ben is a wonderful actor who has made an immense fanbase and has received many positive reactions from critics in the industry. His net worth is estimated to be around $130 million.