Benjamin Affleck is an American actor and filmmaker with an estimated net worth of $160 million as of 2022. He gained prominence for his writing and starring in “Good Will Hunting” released in 1997 and directing & starring in “Argo” in 2012.
Ben Affleck married Jennifer Lopez this weekend after being in a relationship for more than two decades.
Let us explore more details about Ben Affleck in our article below.
- Ben made his come back to the glamour industry in 2020 after a short hiatus.
- He earned eight-figure remuneration for upcoming movies like Medieval thriller “The Last Duel” and action film “Hypnotic.”
- Ben organized an online poker tournament in 2020 and raised $1.75 million for Feeding America to assist with coronavirus relief.
Early Life and Career as a Child
Benjamin Géza Affleck-Boldt was born in the year 1972 in Berkeley, California. He studied at Cambridge Rindge and Latin high school. Ben acted in theater productions and took his inspiration from drama teacher Gerry Speca.
He made his debut as a child actor at the age of seven and was featured in the PBS educational series The Voyage of the Mimi (1984, 1988). He then went on to act in movies like Mallrats (1995), Chasing Amy (1997), and Dogma (1999).
He established himself as a leading man in notable films like Armageddon (1998), Pearl Harbor (2001), The Sum of All Fears, and Changing Lanes (both 2002), Daredevil (2003), and Gigli (2003).
Ben made his debut as a director in 2007 in Gone Baby Gone and he was also a co-writer. The movie was well-received by the audience. He directed several movies which were both successful from a critical and commercial point of view.
He also starred in other films like Gone Girl (2014), the thriller The Accountant (2016), the action-adventure Triple Frontier (2019), the sports drama The Way Back (2020), and the comedy-drama The Tender Bar (2021).
Affleck has acted in more than 50 movies in his professional career spanning more than three decades. He received several rewards as an actor, writer, and director.
He became famous when he won the Golden Globe and the Academy Award for Best Original Screenplay for his performance in Good Will Hunting along with his childhood friend Matt Damon in 1997.
He received Golden Globe nominations for his outstanding acting in Hollywoodland (2006) and The Tender Bar (2021). He won Golden Globe Award, BAFTA, and Directors Guild Award for Best Director for Argo film released in 2012. He not only starred in the movie but also directed and co-produced it.
Ben along with Jennifer purchased a house in LA’s Pacific Palisades neighborhood in 2009 for $17.55 million according to Celebrity Net Worth. The couple resided in this house until late 2018 and sold it for $32 million.
Ben got a new mansion for $19 million in the Pacific Palisades in 2018.
Ben has an awesome collection of cars ranging from Tesla to Mercedes Benz. Below is the list of cars owned by the multi-talented actor.
- Tesla Model S
- Range Rover Vogue
- Bentley Mulsanne
- Chevrolet Suburban
- Lamborghini Urus
- Chevrolet Corvette SS
- Bentley Bentayga
- Dodge Challenger SRT Hellcat
- Cadillac De Ville Coupe
- Lexus RX
- Mercedes-Benz S-Class
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