Who is Ben Affleck?
Benjamin Geza Affleck-Boldt A.K.A. Ben Affleck is an Actor, Film Producer, and Director of American nationality. Ben Affleck is Best known for winning an Oscar and a Golden Globe Award for his excellent work in the film Good Will Hunting. Ben has been featured in more than 50 movies since his career began. It includes films like Justice League, The Accountant, Suicide Squad, Lives by Night, Batman VS Superman: Dawn of Justice, and many more.
|Full Name||Benjamin Geza Affleck-Boldt|
|Date of Birth||August 15, 1972|
|Birth Place||Berkeley, California, US|
|Profession||Actor, Film Producer, and Director|
|Height||6 ft 2 in or 1.92 m|
|Weight||98 kg or 216 lbs|
|Father||Timothy Byers Affleck|
|Net Worth||$150 million (approx.)|
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As of April 2022, Ben Affleck has an estimated net worth of around $150 million. Ben was featured at no. 58 by Forbes in their list of top 100s. Apart from them, Ben is also a businessman and a professional Poker Player. He made around $356,400 in 2004 during the California poker battle. Ben launched his charitable company Eastern Congo Initiative in 2010 and his production firm Pearl Street Films in 2012. they come in his sources of income.
Early life, Family, and Education
On August 15, 1972, Ben Affleck was born in Berkeley, California. His parents are Christopher Anne and Timothy Byers Affleck. The family decided to move to Massachusetts when ben was three years old. Casey, his brother was born there before they settled in Cambridge.
His mother was an elementary school teacher and his Father Timothy Byers Affleck was an aspiring playwright who was usually unemployed. Timothy worked as a carpenter, electrician, bartender, bookie, and janitor to run his family. His father had a problem with alcoholism. He used to drink all day. Ben’s parents divorced when he was 16. His father joined a rehab center in Indio, California. He spent twelve years there and worked as an addiction counselor.
Ben attended Cambridge Rindge and Latin high school. Ben and his brother Casey were raised in a politically active family. They lived among people who worked in the arts. Ben regularly attended theatre shows with their mother. They were encouraged to make home movies of their own. He first got his chance in a local commercial at the age of seven. But His mother wanted him to become a teacher. She saw acting as a hopeless, insecure, and ‘frivolous’ profession. Ben became a close friend with his fellow student Matthew Damon, the highest-grossing actor of all time. They both traveled to New York for auditions. They decided to save money together for pursuing acting careers.
Ben Affleck first appeared in a film, The Dark End of the Street (1981). His biggest success as a child actor was the PBS children’s series The Voyage of the Mimi. Then he worked in some of the other movies including ABC Wanted: A Perfect Man (1986), Hands of a Stranger(1987), and in a Burger King commercial in 1989.
Ben played a role of a football player in the HBO drama “Body to Die For: The Aaron Henry Story”. He also appeared in the NBC comedy Against the Grain. Several of his other films include School ties, Buffy the Vampire Slayer, Daddy, Glory Daze, Mallrats, Chasing Amy, and Going all the Way.
Ben Affleck received big success after the film Good Will Hunting with his pal Matt Damon. The film received critical acclaim for both storyline and acting. It was first premiered in 1997, making him and matt overnight celebrities.
His other successful works are Daredevil, The Town, Gone Girl, Justice League, Batman V Superman, The Batman, and Deep Water.
Ben Affleck met Jennifer Garner on the sets of Pearl Harbor. They began dating in mid-2004 and married in 2005. They became parents of three children. Their names are Violet Anne, Seraphina Rose Elizabeth, and Samuel Garner. In 2013, Affleck and Jennifer hosted an event for lawmakers to propose a bill in us-assembly that would protect celebrity
children from harassment by photographers. The bill was successful and it became a law. However, The couple announced their separation in 2005 and finally divorced in Oct 2018. In 2020, ben described the decision to divorce as his biggest regret in life.
Ben has dated Gwyneth Paltrow from 1997 to 1999 as well as Jennifer Lopez from 2002 to 2004. Ben engaged with Jennifer Lopez in 2003 but they separated in the same year.
Ben began dating Lopez in April 2022, after twenty years of breakup. Soon, rumors of their second engagement began circulating. Lopez confirmed her engagement with Ben in April 2022.
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