Who Is Ben Affleck?
Ben Affleck is an actor and screenwriter whose big break came with a role in the Academy Award-winning Good Will Hunting, which he co-wrote with his childhood friend Matt Damon. In 1998, he starred in the successful blockbuster Armageddon and landed a part in the Academy Award-winning film Shakespeare in Love.
Having starred in a wide array of additional projects, Affleck then directed and co-wrote the acclaimed 2007 film Gone Baby Gone. In 2012, he directed, co-produced, and starred in the film Argo, which earned him a Golden Globe for best director and the 2013 Oscar for Best Picture. He returned to acting in the thriller Gone Girl (2014) and stepped into the role of The Dark Knight in Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice (2016).
|Born||August 15, 1972, in Berkeley, California, USA|
|Birth Name||Benjamin Géza Affleck-Boldt|
|Height||6′ 2¼” (1.89 m)|
Early Life & Career
Benjamin Gaza Affleck was born on August 15, 1972, in Berkeley, California, United States, to Chris and Tim Affleck. His parents separated soon after he was born, and officially divorced when he was 11. After the split, Affleck and his siblings moved to Cambridge, Massachusetts.
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He completed his early schooling at a Local High School, in Berkeley, California, United States.
After that, he enrolled himself at Occidental College, where he completed his graduation. From the very beginning of his childhood, he was more interested in acting and various co-curricular activities than studying.
Affleck’s first acting experience came at the age of seven, when he appeared in The Dark End of the Street (1979), an independent film produced by a friend of the family. At the age of eight, Affleck was featured in the TV production, The Voyage of the Mimi. That same year he met his future best friend, Matt Damon, a 10-year-old who lived two blocks away. The boys later attended the Cambridge Ridge and Latin School, where they both took drama classes. While still in high school, Affleck appeared in several network TV dramas.
|Spouse||Jennifer Lopez (16 July 2022 – present)|
Jennifer Garner (29 June 2005 – 4 October 2018) (divorced) (3 children)
Samuel Garner Affleck
Seraphina Rose Elizabeth Affleck
|Parents||Anne (Boldt), Chris|
Affleck, Timothy Byers
|Relatives||Casey Affleck (sibling)|
Indiana Affleck (niece or nephew)
“It’s not particularly healthy for me to obsess over the failures — the relapses — and beat myself up. I have certainly made mistakes. I have certainly done things that I regret. But you’ve got to pick yourself up, learn from it, learn some more, try to move forward.”
Ben Affleck’s net worth is estimated at $75 million. His claim to fame has been his performance-oriented roles in movies like Mall rats, Chasing Army and, Dogma. He was awarded the Oscars and the Golden Globe for the best screenplay in the film Good Will Hunting, which fellow actor and friend Matt Damon co-wrote.
His other commercially successful movies include Pearl Harbor, Armageddon, Changing Lanes, Hollywood land, The State Of Play & The Sum of All Fears. He has also shown his direction skills in movies like Gone Baby Gone and The Town where he has also acted with his younger brother actor Casey Affleck. These movies became one s races of Ben AffAffleck’st worth. He is a very wealthy man due to the enormous success he has enjoyed in his movie career.