Who is Ben Stiller?

Ben Stiller is a big name in the entertainment industry. He is a professional comedian, actor, producer, writer, and director. You may know him through movies like Zoolander, The Cable Guy, Night at the Museum, Dodgeball, or the Madagascar series. This 54-year-old actor has been in the entertainment industry for more than 45 years.

Quick Info
Full nameBenjamin Edward Meara Stiller
Birth DateNovember 30, 1965
FatherJerry Stiller
MotherAnne Meara
SisterAmy Stiller
Height5 feet and 7 inches
Weight75 kilograms
Chest45 inches
Waist33 inches
Biceps18 inches
HairDark Brown
Ex-WifeChristine Taylor
Net Worth$200 million


Ben Stiller was born on November 30, 1965, with the name Benjamin Edward Meara Stiller. His parents are Jerry Stiller and Anne Meara. Ben comes from an entertainment background as both Jerry and Anne are actors and comedians. Furthermore, he has an older sister named Amy Stiller. Ben belongs to mixed ethnicity and has an American nationality. His zodiac sign is Sagittarius. His religion is Judaism.

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Physical Statistics

Ben stands to 5 feet and 7 inches, and his weight is around 75 kilograms. His chest size is about 45 inches, waist is 33 inches, and biceps are 18 inches. Furthermore, he wears a shoe of size 10 according to US Standards. Ben has a beautiful pair of Green eyes with Dark Brown hair.


Talking about his educational qualifications, details about his high school are unknown. Later, he attended The Cathedral School of St. John the Divine. Ben then graduated from Calhoun School and later attended the University of California, Los Angeles. However, he did not complete his studies.

Social Media

Ben has personal Instagram, Twitter, and Facebook accounts. His Instagram id is @benstiller. He has more than 1.7 million followers on Instagram. Furthermore, his Twitter id is @RedHourBen. He has more than 5.7 million followers on Twitter.

Personal Life (Dating, Marriage, Kids)

Some of the ladies Ben has dated are Jeanne Tripplehorn, Calista Flockhart, and Amanda Peet. His first wife is Christine Taylor, whom he married in May of 2000. The couple has two children together. Unfortunately, the couple divorced in 2017 after 17 years of marriage. Currently, he seems to be single.

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Ben Stiller Career

Movies Played

As an actor, Ben’s first movie is titled Hot Pursuits, where he played the role of Chris Honeywell in 1987. In the same year, he played the role of Dainty in the movie Empire of the Sun. In 1988, Ben played the role of Tipton in the movie Fresh Horses. He then played three films in 1989 titled That’s Adequate, Next of Kin and Elvis stories as Chip Lane, Lawrence Isabella, and Bruce, respectively. In 1990, the actor played the roles of Jim Uptegrove and Freddy Novak in the movies Stella and Working Tra$h, respectively. He then played the role of Pluto’s Cook in the film titled Highway to Hell a year later.

Furthermore, Ben played the cameo role of Pie Thrower in the movie The Nutt House. He then came back two years later in the movie Reality Bites as Michael Grates. In 1995, he played in the movie Heavyweights as Hal L. However, his role in the movie was uncredited. He then played four films in 1996 titled Happy Gilmore, If Lucy Fell, Flirting with Disaster, and The Cable Guy. He again played four movies in 1998 titled Zero Effect, There’s Something About Mary, Your Friends & Neighbors, and Permanent Midnight. In 1999, Ben played the roles of Jay Rose, Mr. Furious, Mark Clear in the movies The Suburbans, Mystery Men, and Black and White, respectively.

Stiller played the roles of Cop, Rabbi Jake Schram, Gaylord “Greg” Focker, and Derek Zoolander in the movies The Independent, Keeping the Faith, and Meet the Parents, respectively, in 2000. A year later, he played in the movie Zoolander as Derek Zoolander alongside Owen Wilson and Will Ferrell. He then played the role of Chas Tenenbaum in the film The Royal Tenenbaums the same year. Ben also played cameo roles in various movies like Orange County, Nobody Knows Anything!, Pauly Shore Is Dead, Anchorman: The Legend of Ron Burgundy, Tenacious D in The Pick of Destiny, Submarine, The Trip, and Megamind. In 2003, Stiller played the role of Alex Rose in the movie Duplex.

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Stiller then played 5 movies in 2004 titled Along Came Polly, Starsky & Hutch, Envy, Dodgeball: A True Underdog Story, and Meet the Fockers. He then played the voice role of Alex the Lion in two movies titled Madagascar and A Christmas Caper. However, his role in A Christmas Caper was uncredited. Another of his most famous works is at the movie Night at the Museum, where he played the role of Lawrence Daley in 2006. In 2007, he played the leading role of Edward Cantrow in The Heartbreak Kid. He played another voice role of Alex in the movie Madagascar: Escape 2 Africa in 2008. In the same year, he played the role of Tugg Speedman in Tropic Thunder.

Ben Stiller played in the sequel of Night at the Museum titled Night at the Museum: Battle of the Smithsonian as Lawrence “Larry” Daley in 2009. In 2010, he starred in the movie Little Fockers alongside Robert De Niro, Owen Wilson, Teri Polo, Jessica Alba, Dustin Hoffman, Blythe Danner, and Barbra Streisand as Gaylord “Greg Focker.” Stiller then played the role of Josh Kovaks in the movie Tower Heist a year later.  He again appeared in the third installment of the Madagascar movie series with a voice role of Alex in 2012. In the same year, he played the role of Evan Trautwig in the movie The Watch. In 2014, he played the role of Josh in the film While We’re young alongside Naomi Watts, Adam Driver, and Amanda Seyfriend.

Movies Directed

The movies Ben Stiller has directed are Elvis Stories, Reality Bites, Zoolander, The Cable Guy, Zoolander, Tropic Thunder, The Secret Life of Walter Mitty, and Zoolander 2.

Movies Produced

The movies made by Stiller as a producer are Duplex, Blades of Glory, Dodgeball: A True Underdog Story, Date School, Zoolander: Super Model, Why Him?, 30 Minutes or Less, Alex Strangelove, The Package and Friendsgiving.

Ben Stiller Net Worth

Ben Stiller is well-known throughout the world because of his professional career. His net worth is estimated to be around $200 million. Ben mostly earns money by the movies he plays and various endorsement deals.