Ben Affleck Bio 2021: Age, Career, Girlfriends, Net Worth
Ben Affleck (born 15 August 1972) is a popular movie star, producer, director, and scriptwriter who is popular for his roles in massive movies such as Justice League, Batman vs Superman, Gone Girl, and many more. Affleck has become one of the cornerstone actors who has contributed immensely to Hollywood. Due to his talent and hard work, Affleck has won a number of Golden Globe Awards and Academy Awards along with multiple Oscar Award nominations. Ben is also contributing in regards to society as he owns a nonprofit organization known as Eastern Congo Initiative. He is also been constantly on the news after his relationship with famous superstars Jennifer Lopez and also Gwyneth Paltrow. Ben Affleck was one of the most followed actors on social media with over 70 million before he deleted his Instagram account.
Ben Affleck was born in Berkeley, California. His father’s name was Tymothy Byers Affleck whereas his mother’s name was Christine Anne Affleck. Tymothy was a photographer whereas Christine was just a house worker. He had a younger sibling named Casey Affleck who was also a movie actor as well. Ben’s childhood was quite a struggle after the separation of his parents so he moved to Massachusetts. From an early age, he was very interested in acting and even appeared in the advertisements of Burger King.
When he was young he did a tv show named The Voyage of the MIMI. It was one of his first attempts in acting which also motivated him to become an actor as well. Regarding education, he attended Cambridge Ridge Latin school along with future superstar Matt Damon. They became very close friends and would like to hang around in drama, play, and even perform together. Ben Affleck was growing up in a very difficult family environment as his father was a very abusive and difficult man. He was relieved when he had to live with his mother after the divorce between them.
Ben Affleck’s career began in 1990 with some small roles such as Lifestories families in crisis, Dazed and Confused, School Ties, Chasing Army, and Mallrats. His career got a breakthrough when he played in the movie Jersey Girl which became a very popular successful movie. Ben also appeared on several Saturday Night Live episodes as well. However, his biggest movie and break came in 1997 along with his very close friend Matt Damon and Robin Williams as they starred in the mega-hit movie Goodwill Hunting.
A year later, Ben Affleck starred with Bruce Willis in the movie named Armageddon which became quite famous. It was a big commercial success however it did not receive very nice reviews. Ben started to make a name on Hollywood after the success of Armageddon and immediately found a role with Sandra Bullock in the movie named Forces of Nature. He also started in a popular movie Shakespeare in Love with incredibly talented Gwyneth Paltrow. Ben again joined with the Armageddon director and starred in Pearl Harbor however he did not get much credit despite the movie being a huge commercial success. He portrayed the role of Daredevil in 2003 which was his favorite superhero ever since he was a child. It also became another massive success on the box office as well. Affleck was getting various roles in different movies and started to stamp his authority as a legendary actor and it was even better in 2014 when he got the role in the movie Gone Girl. He played the role of a husband who was falsely accused of murdering his wife.
Along with acting Ben also directed various movies as well in which Agro starring George Clooney was the biggest one as he received multiple awards from the movies. He returned to host Saturday Night Live in 2014 after almost 10 years. In 2016, Ben Affleck became the Batman in Batman vs Superman and also the sequel Justice League.
Wife, Girlfriendand Children
Ben Affleck dated another actress Gwyneth Paltrow for over a year where it was a bit on and off. After dating for just over a year the couple broke up in 1999 and have been still friends ever since. Even after they broke up they still appeared together in “Shakespeare in Love”. Ben Affleck started developing an alcoholic problem so he decided to admit himself into rehab at first. In 2003 he started dating Jennifer Lopez after appearing in the project in Gigli. They dated for over 2 years after publicly making an appearance with each other and even announced their marriage however they broke up just four days before the wedding day.
Ben Affleck started dating Jennifer Garner who was the co-star of Daredevil in 2004. After just a year later Ben and Jennifer got married and even had three children Violet, Samuel, Seraphina. After 10 years together in 2015, Ben and Jennifer decided to get a divorce. Ben Affleck is currently back with Jennifer Lopez and has even stayed together for their Thanksgiving.
Ben Affleck is a legendary actor of Hollywood due to his incredible talent and performances in superhit movies such as Gone Girl, Batman vs Superman, Justice League, and Goodwill Hunting. Ben has earned a very large amount of earnings, assets, properties, and money due to his acting career. Currently, Ben Affleck has a net worth of approximately $160 million as of 2021.
- Ben Affleck and Matt Damon were friends in their high school.
- Affleck dated Jennifer Lopez in 2004 and got back together in 2021.
- Ben has three children with his Daredevil co star Jennifer Garner.
- Affleck has won multiple Golden Globe Award and also an Academy Award.
- Ben Affleck has a net worth of approximately $150 million as of 2021.