Ben Affleck Biography
Ben Affleck is an actor, director, screenwriter, and producer from the United States. Two Academy Awards, three Golden Globe Awards, and a Volpi Cup, the main award given to actors at the Venice Film Festival, are among his many honors. He got his start as a child actor in the PBS educational series The Voyage of the Mimi (1984, 1988).
Ben Affleck Age
Affleck was born Benjamin Géza Affleck on August 15, 1972, in Berkeley, California, the United States of America. He is 50 years old as of August 2022.
Ben Affleck Height
Ben stands at a height of 6’4″ (193 cm) tall.
Ben Affleck Nationality
He is an American national and citizen by birth. Ben was born in Berkeley, California, United State of America. He is of mixed ethnicity/heritage/ancestry of Swedish American, German American, British American, and Irish American.
Ben Affleck Family and Parents
Timothy Byers Affleck and Christine Anne Affleck gave birth to Affleck on August 15, 1972. Before becoming a photographer, his father tried his hand at a variety of jobs. In Cambridge, Massachusetts, his mother worked as a teacher. Casey Affleck, his younger brother, is also a movie actor.
Ben Affleck Batman
Batman[a] is a superhero appearing in American comic books published by DC Comics. The character was created by artist Bob Kane and writer Bill Finger and debuted in the 27th issue of the comic book Detective Comics on March 30, 1939. In the DC Universe continuity, Batman is the alias of Bruce Wayne, a wealthy American playboy, philanthropist, and industrialist who resides in Gotham City. Batman’s origin story features him swearing vengeance against criminals after witnessing the murder of his parents Thomas and Martha, who were robbed and shot to death infront of an eight-year-old Bruce, a vendetta tempered with the ideal of justice.
Ben Affleck’s Wife – Married
For a year, Affleck had an on-again, off-again relationship with Gwyneth Paltrow. They split up in 1999 but remained good friends. In 2000, Affleck co-starred with Paltrow in ‘Shakespeare in Love,’ and the film’s director stated that they both have a lot of respect for each other. They became close in 2002 while filming ‘Gigli’ with actress/singer Jennifer Lopez, and Affleck began making public statements about how much he admired her and showed up at the opening of her Pasadena restaurant. After two years of dating, the couple decided to marry. They did, however, call off their engagement in January 2004.
In 2004, Affleck began dating his ‘Daredevil co-star Jennifer Garner, and he stated publicly that he wants to start a family and settle down. Affleck married actress Jennifer Garner in 2005. They have three children between them. Ben and Jennifer Garner announced their separation in 2015, and in April 2017, they filed for divorce. Ben later dated TV producer Lindsay Shookus. Ben Affleck began dating Jennifer Lopez again in 2021, nearly two decades after they first met. The couple got engaged in April 2022. The couple married in Las Vegas on July 16, 2022.
Ben Affleck Career
After appearing in films such as ‘Lifestories: Families in Crisis (1990),’ ‘School Ties (1992),’ ‘Dazed and Confused (1993),’ ‘Mallrats (1995),’ and ‘Chasing Amy (1997),’ Affleck ventured into directing with his 16-minute short comedy ‘Killed My Lesbian Wife, Hung Her on a Meat Hook, and Now I Have a Three-Picture Deal During his early years, he worked with director and writer Kevin Smith and starred in his film ‘Jersey Girl.’ He also appeared in all of Smith’s ‘View Askenwniverse- Jersey films. He also appeared on several ‘Saturday Night Live episodes early in his career.
Affleck was cast in the action film ‘Armageddon,’ alongside well-known Hollywood actors such as Bruce Willis and Liv Tyler. Although the film received mixed reviews, it was a commercial success. He co-starred in the romantic comedy ‘Forces of Nature with Sandra Bullock. Affleck co-starred in ‘Shakespeare in Love with his on-again, off-again girlfriend Gwyneth Paltrow. Michael Bay, the director of ‘Armageddon,’ re-hired Affleck for his major feature ‘Pearl Harbor.’ The film was a huge commercial success but received little praise from critics. Affleck played ‘Jack Ryan’ in ‘The Sum of All Fears.’ The film is a techno-thriller starring Harrison Ford.
In 2006, Affleck starred in the HBO series Hollywoodland,’ a biopic of the critically acclaimed and well-known artist George Reeves. He won the Venice Film Festival’s Best Actor award and was nominated for a Golden Globe.
In 2007, he released ‘Smokin’ Aces,’ which received mixed reviews from critics but was a commercial flop. He directed his first film, ‘Gone Baby Gone,’ the same year. It was based on a book written by Dennis Lehane, and Affleck also wrote the screenplay. ‘Gone Baby Gone was not a huge success, but Affleck’s direction was praised.
In 2012, he directed another film called ‘Argo,’ which starred George Clooney. For his direction in the film, he received a Golden Globe, two Directors Guild of America awards, and a BAFTA. He hosted the sketch comedy show ‘Saturday Night Live’ in 2013. Ben Affleck starred in David Fincher’s psychological thriller ‘Gone Girl’ in 2014. He played the role of a husband who is accused of murder in the film. He played Batman in the 2016 superhero film ‘Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice.’ In 2017, he returned to the role of Batman in ‘Justice League.’
Ben Affleck’s Net Worth
He has an estimated net worth of 150 million dollars.
Ben Affleck Movies and TV Shows
1. Gone Girl (2014)
2. Good Will Hunting (1997)
3. The Accountant (2016)
4. The Town (2010)
5. Argo (2012)
6. Gone Baby Gone (2007)
7. Zack Snyder’s Justice League (2021)
8. Field of Dreams (1989
9. Dazed and Confused (1993)
10. Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice (2016)