Last Updated on: March 8, 2020 by: Celebs Podium
American actor Ben Affleck’s best role is Bruce Wayne/Batman in movies like the Suicide Squad and Justice League. He reprised the same character in the 2016 Blockbuster Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice.
Ben Affleck Bio & Family
The actor was born as Benjamin Géza Affleck-Boldt on 15 August 1972 in Berkeley, California, to parents, Timothy Byers Affleck and Christine Anne Boldt. Besides his parents, he has a brother Casey, born on 12 August 1975 in Falmouth, Massachusetts. His father was a heavy drinker due to which his parents parted ways when he was at age 9.
Unlike Ben’s mom was a Harvard-educated elementary school teacher. The actor went to Cambridge Rindge and Latin high school for theater productions workshops. The Batman star stands at the height of 6 feet 4 inches (192 cm) tall and weighs around 98 kg.
Net Worth Crosses 100 Million Figures & Movies Details!
The 47-year-old net worth is around $130 million from a professional acting career since 1981. He has been part of many blockbuster movies like The Way Back (2020), Justice League (2017), and Suicide Squad (2016). His other 2016 release, Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice, made with a budget between $250-$300 million made around $873.6 million at the box office.
Ben Affleck as Bruce Wayne/Batman in 2017 release Justice League (Picture: News Week)
His other movies are Argo (2012), The Town (2010), Clerks 2 (2006), Boiler Room (2002), Mallrats (1995), and School Ties (1992).
Ben’s Relationship History & Former Wife Details!
Back in October 1997, he began dating actress Gwyneth Paltrow. The former couple first met at a Miramax dinner, also worked together on Shakespeare in Love (1998). Two years later, they broke up but again reconciled their affair in 2000 but separated again in October of the same year. Likewise, he dated actress and singer Jennifer Lopez for 18 months from 2002 until 2004. They dated from July 2002 after meeting on the set of Gigli (2003).
In the same following, post their dating, they got engaged in November 2002. The wedding was planned on 14 September 2003, which got postponed with four days’ notice because of “excessive media attention.” Sadly, a year later, they parted ways. From mid-2004, he began dating actress Jennifer Garner and, on 29 June 2005, went to exchange their wedding vows in a private Turks and Caicos ceremony. Almost a decade later, they separated in 2015 and was officially a divorced couple in October 2018.
Ben Affleck and Jennifer Garner photographed on 27 February 2020 (Picture: Yahoo)
Together they share three children: daughters Violet Anne, born in late 2005, Seraphina Rose Elizabeth in early 2009, and son Samuel Garner in February 2012. The couple is co-parenting three of them despite their divorce, which for Ben is his life’s biggest regret. Besides, he also dated television producer Lindsay Shookus from mid-2017 to mid-2018.
Some Interesting Facts About Ben Affleck
- Ben’s father for a living worked as a carpenter, auto mechanic, bookie, electrician, bartender, and janitor at Harvard.
- In the mid-1960s, the actor was the stage manager with the Theater Company of Boston.
- His brother has been acting since 1988 with movies like The Friend (2019), Triple 9 (2016), The Last Kiss (2006), and Hamlet (2000).
- Casey’s former wife is American actress Summer Phoenix. The couple got married in 2006 and divorced 11 years later in 2017.
- During the 2017 Me Too Movement, actress Hilarie Burton accused him of wrapping his arm around her.