Ben Affleck Biography: Real Name, Age, Height, Wife, Net Worth

Ben Affleck is an award-winning American actor and movie producer best known for his role in the film Good Will Hunting. He also became known for his roles in the films Armageddon, Changing Lanes, and Pearl Harbor.

He also got more exposure for starring in films like Daredevil, Gone Girl, and Justice League. He won the Golden Globe Awards and BAFTA.

Ben Affleck
Ben Affleck: Wiki, Bio, Age, Facts, Photo
Quick Facts
Real Name:Benjamin Geza Affleck
Date of Birth:August 15, 1972
Place of Birth:Berkeley, California, United States
Occupation:Actor, Filmmaker
Parents:Christopher Anne Boldt, Timothy Byers Affleck
Siblings:Casey Affleck
Spouse:Jennifer Lopez (m. 2022), Jennifer Garner (m. 2005, div. 2018)
Height:6 feet 4 inches
Net Worth:$150 million

Early Life

Ben Affleck was born as Benjamin Geza Affleck-Boldt on the 15th August 1972, in Berkeley, California, United States. He was born to parents Christopher Anne Boldt, a teacher, and Timothy Byers Affleck who worked as an auto mechanic and electrician.  He grew up with his brother, Casey Affleck, in Masachusetts after his family moved there when he was barely three years old.

He is of mixed ethnicity, English, Irish, Scottish, and German.

He went to Cambridge Rindge and Latin high school. He studied Spanish for few months at the University of Vermont. He moved to Los Angeles at the age of 18 and began studying Middle Eastern Affairs at Occidental College for one year and a half.


Affleck began acting at a very tender age where he featured in the PBS educational series The Voyage of the Mimi. He followed up with appearances in Dazed and Confused,  hasing Amy, and Mallrats.

He came to the limelight in 1997 for his role in the film Good Will Hunting. He got more recognition for his lead role in the films Armageddon,  hanging Lanes, Pearl Harbor, and The Sum of All Fears.

He made his directorial debut with Gone Baby Gone. He has starred in other films like Daredevil, Justice League, Gigli, The Accountant, Triple Frontier, and Gone Girl.

Affleck is the co-owner of the production company Pearl Street Films, alongside Damon. He is also the co-founder of the Eastern Congo Iniative, a grantmaking and advocacy-based nonprofit organisation.

Personal Life

Affleck got married to actress Jennifer Garner in 2015 and divorced in 2018. They have three children together; two daughters, Violet Anne and Seraphina Rose Elizabeth, and a son Samuel Garner.

Affleck dated singer Jennifer Lopez from 2002 to 2004, after Lopez filed divorce from her second husband, Cris Judd. Lopez and Affleck met 20 years later and began dating in April 2021. They got married on July 16, 2022, in Las Vegas, as Affleck became stepfather to Lopez twins, Max and Emme Muniz.

Affleck also had relationship with the likes of director Cheyenne Rothman, actress Gwyneth Paltrow, television producer Lindsay Shookus, and Cuban actress Ana de Armas.

Awards & Nominations

Affleck has recieved numerous awards such as the Golden Globe Award, BAFTA, and Directors Guild Award.

Social Media

Ben Affleck is active on social media platforms. He is on Instagram @benaffleck

Net Worth

Ben Affleck earns his career as an actor and filmmaker. He has an estimated net worth of $150 million.

Frequently asked questions

Below are some frequently asked questions about Ben Affleck:

Who is Ben Affleck?

Ben Affleck is an American actor and movie producer best known for his role in the film Good Will Hunting.

How old is Ben Affleck?

He was born on August 15, 1972.

Where is Ben Affleck from?

He is from Berkeley, California, United States.

Is Ben Affleck married?

Ben Affleck got married to Jennifer Lopez in 2022.

What is Ben Affleck’s Net Worth?

Ben Affleck has an estimated net worth of $150 million.

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