Benjamin Géza Affleck-Boldt
Berkeley, California, U.S.
Los Angeles, California, U.S.
Ben attended Cambridge Rindge and Latin School in Cambridge, Massachusetts and graduated in 1990. Subsequently, he was accepted into University of Virginia, but due to a girlfriend, he took admission into University of Vermont.
His affair was one-sided, so he left it with no credits and finally studied Middle Eastern affairs at Occidental College in Los Angeles for a year and a half.
Actor, film director, producer, screenwriter
- Father – Timothy Byers Affleck (Actor)
- Mother – Christopher Anne “Chris” Affleck (née Boldt) (School Teacher)
- Siblings – Casey Affleck (Younger Brother) (Actor)
- Others – Elizabeth Shaw (née Roberts) (Maternal Grandmother), O’Brien “Obie” Boldt (Maternal Grandfather) (Democratic activist & professor of political science at the City University of New York)
Affleck is signed to William Morris Endeavor talent agency.
6 ft 3½ in or 192 cm
98 kg or 216 pounds
Girlfriend / Spouse
Ben Affleck dated –
- Cheyenne Rothman (1990-1997) – Ben Affleck was romantically linked to American film director Cheyenne Rothman from 1990 to 1997. They dated ON and OFF during these several years.
- Gwyneth Paltrow (1997-2000) – The actors Gwyneth Paltrow and Ben Affleck dated ON and OFF for three complete years from November 1997 until October 2000.
- Jennifer Lopez (2002-2004) – In July 2002, Affleck started dating famous singer Jennifer Lopez. The duo also engaged in October 2002. But, this relationship also saw an end in January 2004.
- Enza Sambataro (2004) – Ben Affleck was RUMORed to be dating TV advertising saleswoman in 2004.
- Jennifer Garner (2004-2015) – In September 2004, the actors Jennifer Garner and Ben Affleck commenced dating each other after starring together in the 2003 film Daredevil. In April 2005, the couple got engaged and married on June 29, 2005 in a low-key Turks and Caicos ceremony. Canadian actor and singer, Victor Garber was the only guest in their wedding ceremony. With Ben, Jennifer gave birth to three children – daughters Violet Anne (born – December 2005) and Seraphina Rose Elizabeth (born – January 2009), and son Samuel Garner (born – February 2012). In June 2015, it was announced that they are divorcing.
Race / Ethnicity
He is of English, Irish, German, Scottish, and Swedish descent.
- Towering height
- Often casts Titus Welliver and Victor Garber in his films
- Mostly opens his films with narration or title cards
Ben Affleck’s body specifications may be –
- Chest – 44 in or 112 cm
- Arms / Biceps – 17 in or 43 cm
- Waist – 36 in or 91.5 cm
His shoe size is not known.
In 2001, he appeared in radio commercial for Samuel Adams.
Ben has appeared in TV commercials on Burger King (1989), Alpro” soja foods (2003), L’Oréal (2003), AXE Click (2006), and others.
He has also appeared in print ads for “Morellato”.
Best Known For
Playing Bruce Wayne / Batman in the 2016 superhero film Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice.
He appeared in the 1981 film The Dark End of the Street in a minor role. Ben played the role as a kid in the street.
First TV Show
In 1984, Affleck did all the 13 episodes of the educational television program The Voyage of the Mimi for his role as C.T. Granville.
For the 2010 movie The Town, Ben Affleck took the help from the trainers Rehan Jalali and Walter Norton. His workout schedule is mentioned on Bodybuilding.com.
For the 2016 movie Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice, he is working out twice a day and has gained nearly 40 pounds and now looks ripped. Ben now gained 17 inch biceps.
Ben Affleck Favorite Things
Ben has shared about his favorite things in this video on Bing.
Ben Affleck Facts
- Ben was named Géza in honour of a Hungarian friend, who survived the holocaust.
- Ben is also the co-founder of Eastern Congo Initiative.
- He was raised primarily by his mother as his parents divorced when he was 11.
- He started receiving acting jobs from the age of 7.
- Ben is friends with actor Matt Damon (At that time Matt was 10) since the age of 8. Since that time, they have appeared in several movies together and they together sold Good Will Hunting (1997) script for $600,000.
- Along with Matt Damon, he has worked as construction workers and cinema ushers.
- Affleck is an avid fan of Robert Englund.
- Ben is the only actor to have weared Superman suit and Batman suit in two different films.
- He can conversate in French and Spanish. He also knows Arabic.
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