Ben Affleck is an American actor known for his movies like Good Will Hunting, Armageddon and Argo. Along with acting, he is also the successful producer, director and script writer. He was into acting since his early childhood. After breakup with Jennifer Lopez, he began dating Jennifer Garner. Ben Affleck and Jennifer Garner married in 2005 and they have three children.
Ben Affleck Biography
Full name of Ben Affleck is Benjamin Geza Affleck Boldt. He was born on 15th August, 1972 in Berkely, California of USA in the family of Timothy Byers Affleck and Chris Anne. His parents are divorced at present. Casey Affleck is his brother. Ben’s height is 1.92m.
Ben Affleck began his acting career in his early childhood. He debuted in the acting field from the Burger King Commercial. Ben Affleck and Matt Damon are close friends ever since their childhood days. During his teen age, he played in TV series like Hands of a Stranger (1987). He got the big break in 1993 in the movie Dazed and Confused. He was also seen in comedy movie Mallrats (released in 1995) and Chasing Amy that was released in 1997. These movies were much appreciated in Sundance Film Festival.
Despite his hard efforts and brilliance in acting, he was not getting the major role that he desired. Ben Affleck was tired of constantly looking for the major role in new movie and so he decided to write the script of the movie on his own. Matt Damon and Ben Affleck wrote the script for ‘Good Will Hunting’ together and submitted it to Agent Patrick Whitesell. Good Will Hunting was released in 1997. The movie brought both of these childhood friends into limelight. Good Will Hunting was nominated for 9 Academy Awards and it won them 2 Awards.
The success of Good Will hunting put Ben in the position in which he could for the first time choose the role in the movie that he wanted to act. Ben Affleck’s movies list include Box- office Hits like Armageddon (1998), Shakespeare in Love (1998) and Pearl Harbor (2001). His other Hits include Changing Lanes (2002), Daredevil (2003) and Gigli (2003). He was also seen in movies like Smoking Aces (2006), He is Just Not That Into You (2009) and Extract (2009). He directed the thriller movie Gone Baby Gone (2007). Ben was an actor and the co-producer of the movie Argo (2012) which bagged the title of Academy Award for Best Picture. Affleck is to be seen as Bruce Wayne in his new movie Batman Vs Superman: Dawn of Justice which is to be released in 2016.
Ben Affleck’s wife Jennifer Garner is an actress who is remembered for her roles in Alias (2001), Daredevil (2003), Juno (2007) and Dallas Buyers Club (2013). Ben Affleck’s Net Worth is $75 million.