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Ben Barnes Height, Weight, Age, Body Statistics

Ben Barnes Quick Info
Height 6 ft 1 in
Weight 83 kg
Date of Birth August 20, 1981
Zodiac Sign Leo
Eye Color Dark Brown

Ben Barnes is an English actor, voice actor, stage artist, singer, and musician who has been cast in a variety of films which include the likes of Bigga than BenStardust, The Chronicles of Narnia: Prince Caspian, The WordsEasy VirtueDorian GrayThe Chronicles of Narnia: The Voyage of the Dawn Treader, By the Gun, Split Decision, Locked In, Killing BonoThe Big WeddingSeventh SonJackie & Ryan, and Exposed. Moreover, Ben Barnes has also been cast in several television shows in roles such as playing Samuel “Sam” Adams in the historical drama miniseries Sons of Liberty, Logan Delos in the HBO dystopian science fiction western series Westworld, Billy Russo/Jigsaw in the Netflix superhero action thriller series The Punisher, Benjamin Greene in the 6-part drama miniseries Gold Digger, General Kirigan/The Darkling in the Netflix fantasy series Shadow and Bone, and William Thurber in the Netflix horror anthology series Guillermo del Toro’s Cabinet of Curiosities.

Born Name

Benjamin Thomas Barnes

Nick Name

Ben

Ben Barnes at the Entertainment Weekly Celebration of SAG Award Nominees in January 2017
Ben Barnes at the Entertainment Weekly Celebration of SAG Award Nominees in January 2017

Sun Sign

Leo

Born Place

London, England, United Kingdom

Nationality

English

 

Education

Ben Barnes went to the Homefield Preparatory School in Sutton. He also studied at the King’s College School in Wimbledon.

For his college-level studies, he got enrolled at Kingston University. He studied drama and English literature at the university and in 2004, graduated with a BA Honours degree.

Occupation

Actor, Voice Actor, Singer, Musician, Stage Artist

Family

  • Father – Thomas Barnes (Professor of Psychiatry)
  • Mother – Tricia Barnes (Relationship Therapist)
  • Siblings – Jack Barnes (Younger Brother)
  • Others – Richard Thomas Barnes (Paternal Grandfather), Patience Elaine Harrington (Paternal Grandmother), Emil Peter Becker (Maternal Grandfather), Cornelia Havelaar (Maternal Grandmother)

Manager

Ben Barnes has been represented by –

  • CAM Talent Agency, London, England, United Kingdom
  • Hobson’s International, Talent Agency, London, England, United Kingdom

Genre

Soundtrack

Instruments

Vocals, drums, piano

Labels

His music has been released by –

  • Invisible Music
  • Republic Records

Net Worth

His net worth has been $2 Million according to CelebrityNetWorth.com.

Build

Slim

Height

6 ft 1 in or 185 cm

Weight

83 kg or 183 lbs

Girlfriend / Spouse

Ben Barnes has dated –

  1. Tamsin Egerton (2009-2010) – The English tabloids were linking Ben with actress Tamsin Egerton in September 2009. In order to spend time with him, she had traveled to Australia, where Ben was shooting for The Voyage of the Dawn Treader. They had been going out for quite some time.
  2. Amanda Seyfried (2013) – Ben was in a relationship with actress Amanda Seyfried by early 2013. They had grown close while working on the movie, The Big Wedding (2013). These rumors were encouraged by Amanda’s interview in which she said that she quite fancied her co-star. Plus, they were spotted together on a number of occasions during that period. Their affair dissipated by July 2013.
  3. Meganne Young (2017) – Towards the start of 2017, Ben was reported to be going out with actress Meganne Young. These rumors were generated by a picture shared on social media in April 2017.
Ben Barnes and Amanda Seyfried out for a lunch in West Hollywood in September 2012
Ben Barnes and Amanda Seyfried out for a lunch in West Hollywood in September 2012

Race / Ethnicity

White

On his father’s side, he has English ancestry. On his mother’s side, he is of Dutch, German, and Jewish descent.

Hair Color

Dark Brown

Eye Color

Dark Brown

Sexual Orientation

Straight

Distinctive Features

  • High cheekbones
  • Cleft in chin
Ben Barnes at the UOMO Salvatore Ferragamo celebration in New York City in April 2017
Ben Barnes at the UOMO Salvatore Ferragamo celebration in New York City in April 2017

Brand Endorsements

In 2016, he became the face of UOMO Salvatore Ferragamo men’s perfumes.

Best Known For

  • Being cast as Prince Caspian in the fantasy and adventure movie, The Voyage of the Dawn Treader (2010).
  • Having played the role of Samuel Adams, who was America’s founding father, in the drama miniseries, Sons of Liberty in 2015.

As a Singer

For a brief period of time, he served as a lead singer of the pop band, Hyrise. They had even participated in a competition held to find United Kingdom’s pick for the Eurovision Song Contest in 2004.

First Film

In 2007, he appeared in the family fantasy film Stardust for his uncredited role of Young Dunstan.

His first credited role was in 2008 when he appeared in a leading role in the black comedy movie, Bigga than Ben.

First TV Show

In 2000, he made his TV show debut as the co-host of the talk show, S Club TV.

Ben Barnes Favorite Things

  • Food – Italian
  • London Restaurant – Locanda Locatelli
  • Guilty Pleasure – Not working out in the gym
  • Animal – Lion
  • Role Models Jeff Bridges, Robert Downey Jr., Christopher Guest
  • Clothing Item – Armani Leather Jacket
  • Movie – This is Spinal Tap (1984)

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Ben Barnes at the 2017 Screen Actors Guild Awards in Los Angeles
Ben Barnes at the 2017 Screen Actors Guild Awards in Los Angeles

Ben Barnes Facts

  1. He wanted to pursue an acting career right after completing school education. However, his parents convinced him to study at university before becoming a serious actor.
  2. He auditioned for the role of Edward Cullen in Twilight. He managed to become one of the four finalists for the role.
  3. He also auditioned for the role of Aro Volturi in the latter movies of the Twilight series. There was a straight competition between him and Michael Sheen for the role.
  4. Ben Barnes is a supporter of the Make-A-Wish Foundation, which is a nonprofit organization that works to fulfill the wishes of children suffering from life-threatening diseases.
  5. He has done environmental activism work and is a supporter of environmental cause foundations like Greenpeace. He was one of the leading endorsers of their “Save the Arctic” campaign.
  6. In his role as Prince Caspian in The Voyage of the Dawn Treader, he managed to overcome competition from Andrew Garfield.
  7. He did voiceover work for the video game The Chronicles of Narnia: Prince Caspian in 2008.
  8. He co-starred as Tom Ward in the 2014 fantasy film Seventh Son.
  9. He took inspiration from Mandy Patinkin’s accent in the 1987 movie, The Princess Bride for his accent in The Voyage of the Dawn Treader.
  10. In 2021, he started appearing as General Aleksander Kirigan/The Darkling (general of the Second Army and the Shadow Summoner) in the fantasy mystery drama streaming television series Shadow and Bone. He co-starred in the show alongside Jessie Mei Li, Archie Renaux, Freddy Carter, Amita Suman, Kit Young, Zoë Wanamaker, Lewis Tan, Patrick Gibson, Anna Leong Brophy, Jack Wolfe, Daisy Head, Danielle Galligan, and Calahan Skogman.
  11. In September 2021, Ben released the music video for his debut single titled 11:11.

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