Ben Affleck appeared onscreen for the first time in Burger King’s commercial and later he appeared in the Public Broadcasting Service’s miniseries The Voyage of the Mimi. If we talk about his education then he briefly attended both the University of Vermont and Occidental College but left before graduating.
Ben Affleck became a star after acting in his and Matt Damon’s movie Goodwill Hunting and now he plays the role of Batman in the DC Extended Universe. He is getting his own solo movie The Batman is 2019.
|Real Name||Benjamin Geza Affleck-Boldt|
|Net Worth||$105 Million USD|
|Name||Benjamin Geza Affleck-Boldt|
|Date of Birth (Age)
(How old is Ben Affleck?)
|August 15, 1972 (46-year-old)|
|Place of Birth||Berkeley, California|
(how tall is Ben Affleck?)
|1.92m (6 foot 2 inches)|
|Body Measurements||Chest: 44 inches
Waist: 36 inches
Bicep: 17 inches
|Hair Color||Dark Brown|
Ben Affleck Family
|Father’s Name||Timothy Byers Affleck|
|Mother’s Name||Christine Anne Boldt|
|Spouse/Wife (ex)||Jennifer Graner|
|Children||Samuel Garner Affleck (son)
Violet Affleck (Daughter)
Seraphina Rose Elizabeth Affleck (Daughter)
Ben Affleck Relationships
|Jennifer Garner||2004-2005 (Wife)|
Ben Affleck is spotted with Lindsay Shookus, SNL producer on various occasion. According to some sources, the duo was having an affair in 2015 and it was a full-blown affair. Ben Affleck was married to Jennifer Graner that time. Lindsay is an Emmy Award winner and was previously married to Kevin Miller with whom she shares a daughter as well.
Ben Affleck Net Worth
(How much does Ben Affleck Worth?)
Ben Affleck’s estimated net worth comes around $105 million. Ben’s first critical success was the 1997 indie film “Chasing Amy”. In 2006, Ben’s movie “Hollywoodland” earned Ben his Golden Globe nomination. His role for Bruce Wayne/ Batman earned Ben the success and fame that made him reach his worth up to $105 million.
Ben Affleck and Jennifer Garner
Ben and Jennifer Garner met on the set of Pearl Harbor (2000) but during that time Jennifer was married to Scott Foley. In likely December 2001 to March 2002, Ben dated Jennifer Lopez.
But in September 2002, Ben Affleck and Jennifer Garner met again on the set of Daredevil and fell in love but chose to stay with their respective partners. And soon Ben popped the question to Lopez with a 6.1-carat pink diamond ring in fall of 2002.
During March 2003, Garner announced her separation from Scott making sure that “nobody else was involved” gets to the paparazzi. In May they filed for a divorce and In January 2004, Ben Affleck and Jennifer Lopez called it quits.
October 2004, Ben Affleck and Jennifer Garner made their first public appearance as a couple at a game. On April 17, 2005, Ben proposed to garner with a 4.5-carat ring on her 33rd birthday.
The pair got married in a private ceremony in Turks and Caicos. Jennifer gave birth to their first daughter Violet on December 1, 2005. The pair hit the red carpet for the Golden Globes in January 2007 as Ben Affleck was nominated for Best Supporting Actor for his role in Hollywoodland.
The couple’s second daughter Seraphina Rose was born in January 2009. In the fall of 2009, Ben Affleck was directing The Town which starred Blake Lively. Rumors had it that Ben hit on Blake but she was said that he is a “terrace director”.
In February 2012, the couple welcomed their third child Samuel. During his acceptance speech at Golden Globe for Best Director for his movie Argo, Ben praised Jennifer.
He did the same when he won his Oscar too. In June 2015, Christine Ouzounian, the couple’s many were seen at Las Vegas at a charity poker event with Ben and Tom Brady.
On June 30, 2015, the couple announced their split after 10 years and everyone was shocked. According to some reports, Ben cheated on Garner with the nanny.
Despite the split, the couple was spotted at various occasions and during some of their interview, they had all the nicest things to say about each other. They were seen outside a couple’s therapy in 2016.
They were last seen at 51st Super Bowl in 2017, Feb before the official announcement of their divorce. In March 2017, the couple called off their divorce and separation because Jennifer “really wants to work things out with Ben”. But the divorce is “very much on”.
Ben Affleck Views on Religion
Ben has always been outspoken about his religion and politics. He began to do regular charity work in 1999 and became politically active around the same time. Affleck quoted:
“I have my own spirituality, which is of Western Christian spirituality, that is very effective for me.“
His three children were baptized as members of United Methodist Church.
Affleck’s first chart work was for children stricken with a rare raging disease but his money goes to many causes. Ben also advocated for victims of the Congolese civil war, starting an aid group to help them, and demonstrating his overall political awareness with comments like this one:
The United States really needs to develop a comprehensive policy towards Congo as a whole, much in the same way it did toward Sudan in late 2009, which it doesn’t have toward Eastern Congo, despite what a sort of mess the place is.4
Ben Affleck has struggled with alcoholism. In 2001, Ben completed a 30-day residential rehabilitation program for alcohol abuse. The Justice League star also went on to thank his “co-parent” Jennifer Garner who Affleck said, “has supported me and cared for our kids as I’ve done the work I set out to do.”
Ben Affleck and Matt Damon
20 years ago, a small indie movie hit theatres and two stars were born. Ben Affleck and Matt Damon. These two became friends at Boston’s Cambridge Ringe and Latin school who moved out to LA to live together.
Matt convinced Ben Affleck to do Good Will Hunting which they wrote together. After they won Oscar for the movie they went onto their own paths but still remains really close friends. They own a production company and have worked together on the documentary series.
Matt Damon also produced Manchester by the Sea, which won Affleck’s brother Casey his own Oscar.
Both the actors have always been close to each other and have always motivated each other to pursue their career in the field of their interest. There were rumors of the two best friends being gay but all of those were false.
Both Ben and Matt have been trying to work together for years but nothing has worked out. Matt Damon has always had Ben’s back always and vice versa.
Ben Affleck Plastic Surgery
He is very popular but after his announcement of impending divorce and finally divorce from Jennifer Garner, Ben Affleck tried to give himself a makeover but ended up looking like Paul Rudd.
Sources have claimed that he has undergone the facelift, eyelift, and Botox for his makeover. Doctors and fans are not pleased with his surgery because he looks like a totally different person. They feel he has an overdone face and cheek fillers.
Hair Transplant Surgery
In 2008, if rumors are to be believed then Ben’s wig came off during a party and in 2010s Ben Affleck was spotted with a small bald patch and suddenly his pictures went viral.
But now his hair is still dark and thick and his hairline looks youthful than ever confirming those hair transplant rumors to be true. Well, it can be his great genetics as well if his hair grew back but till then we’ll just assume that his hair looks luscious than ever.
Ben Affleck Movies
|Batman Vs Superman||Bruce Wayne/Batman||2016|
|Gone Girl||Nick Dunne||2014|
|Suicide Squad||Bruce Wayne / Batman||2016|
|Justice League||Bruce Wayne/ Batman||2017|
|He’s Just Not That Into You||Neil||2009|
|Good Will Hunting||Chuckie Sullivan||1997|
Batman Vs Superman (2016)
Batman V Superman: Dean of Justice, a superhero movie featuring Batman played by Ben Affleck and Superman played by Henry Cavill. The movie is directed by Zack Snyder and written by Chris Terri and David S.Goyer.
In the second installment of DC Extended Universe movie, a criminal mastermind Lex Author manipulates Batman into a pre-emptive battle with Superman. He wants to defeat Superman and he uses Batman to does it for him.
Argo is an American historical drama movie which is directed by Ben Affleck. The screenplay was adapted from the book by U.S Central Intelligence Agency operative Tony Mendez and the screenwriter was Chris Terrio. The plot revolves around Tony’s mission to recuse the American refugees.
Ben Affleck Awards
|Academy Awards||Best Motion Picture of the Year: Argo (2013)
Best Writing, Screenplay Written Directly for the Screen:
Goodwill Hunting (1998)
|Golden Globes||Best Director: Argo (2013)
Best Screenplay: Goodwill Hunting (1998)
|BAFTA||Best Film: Arog (2013)
Best Director: Argo (2013)
Ben Affleck Social Media
He has 4.1 million followers on Instagram (@benaffleck) and about 2.93 Million followers on twitter (@BenAffleck).