Ben Affleck

Personal life

The talented filmmaker, Ben Affleck was born on 15th August 1972. He was born in California, U.S. His birth sign is Leo. He is 6 feet and 3 inches tall. He attended Occidental College in Los Angeles, California. He attended and graduated from Cambridge Rindge High School in 1990. He is fluent in French and Spanish. He has Scottish, German and Irish ancestry. He was born to Timothy Affleck, a social worker and Christopher Anne Boldt, a school teacher.

He has an elder brother named Casey Affleck. He was in a long term relationship with Gwyneth Palthrow, an actress (1997-2000). They worked together Shakespeare in Love, a romantic film in 1998. They also worked together in Bounce, a romantic film (2000). He also dated Jennifer Lopez, a very popular actor/singer from 2002-04. They were in a music video titled jenny from the block and later in jersey girl in 2004.

He was then married to Jennifer Garner in 2005 but sadly filed a divorce this year. He is blessed with three children, a son named Samuel Garner and two daughters named Seraphine Elizabeth and Violet Anne. They met on the sets of the film Pearl Harbor in 2011. They worked together in Daredevil in 2003. It is now rumored that he is dating Lindsay Shookus, a TV producer. He actively participates in Community based works. He takes initiative in raising public awareness and bringing a change in society at large.. He supports noble charitable causes. He owns liberal Political viewpoints. He was seen with the Former president, Barack Obama in a rally supporting Alternative Energy in California.


He kick started his career with The Voyage of the Mimi, educational series in 1984. He appeared in a comedy film dazed and confused in 1993. He was a part of the film Chasing Amy, a romantic comedy film. He acted in Dogma, a comedy film in 1999. He was a part of the science fiction film named Armageddon in 1998. He was also seen in a romantic comedy called Forces of Nature in 1999 co-starring Sandra Bullock and a thriller film named Changing Lanes in 2002.

He was nominated for his performance in the film Hollywoodland, a biopic (2006). He wrote and directed for Gone Baby Gone (2007). He wrote and directed The Town, a crime thriller in 2010. He directed and produced the film argo, a political thriller in 2012. He acted in the film Live by Night, a gangster drama genre which he also wrote and directed. He has earned a Net worth of around $75 million. He owns 2 Screen Guild Actors Awards. He owns 2 BAFTA Awards. He owns 3 Golden Globe Awards. He owns 2 Academy Awards. He owns 71 awards and 105 nominations. He won an award for Good Will Hunting as Best Original Screenplay.

The tall and good-looking, Ben Affleck, is liked by 1,529,222 people and followed by 1,524,026 on Facebook. He has 3.7m followers on Instagram. He is followed by 2,884,758 people on Twitter.

Last Modified: Mar 8, 2020

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