Ben Platt Height Weight Body Statistics

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Born Name

Benjamin Schiff Platt

Nick Name

Ben

Ben Platt at the 2016 Obie Awards
Ben Platt at the 2016 Obie Awards

Sun Sign

Libra

Born Place

Los Angeles, California, United States

Nationality

American

Education

Ben Platt completed his schooling from the Harvard-Westlake School in 2011.

He then joined the Columbia University for further education. However, he had to put his education temporarily on hold due to his theater commitments.

Occupation

Film and stage actor

Family

  • Father – Marc E. Platt (Film, Television, and Theater Producer)
  • Mother – Julie Platt (Singer and Theater Artist)
  • Siblings – Jonah Platt (Older Brother) (Actor), Samantha Platt (Sister), Hannah Platt (Sister), Henry Platt (Brother). He has one younger sibling and three older siblings.
  • Others – Robert M. Beren (Maternal Grandfather), Joan Schiff (Maternal Grandmother)

Manager

Ben is represented by One Entertainment.

Build

Average

Height

5 ft 9¼ in or 176 cm (via Twitter)

Weight

69 kg or 152 lbs

Girlfriend / Spouse

His private life and dating history info aren’t available.

Ben Platt at the Dear Evan Hansen Off-Broadway Opening Celebration Party in May 2016
Ben Platt at the Dear Evan Hansen Off-Broadway Opening Celebration Party in May 2016

Race / Ethnicity

White

Hair Color

Light Brown

Eye Color

Blue

Sexual Orientation

Straight

Distinctive Features

Nerdy looks

Measurements

His body specifications may be –

  • Chest – 39 in or 99 cm
  • Arms / Biceps – 13 in or 33 cm
  • Waist – 32 in or 81 cm
Ben Platt at the Billy Lynn's Long Halftime Walk during 54th New York Film Festival in October 2016
Ben Platt at the Billy Lynn’s Long Halftime Walk during 54th New York Film Festival in October 2016

Shoe Size

Unknown

Brand Endorsements

Ben hasn’t done endorsement work for any brand.

Religion

Judaism

Best Known For

  • Being cast in the lead role of Evan in the musical Dear Evan Hansen.
  • Portraying the role of Benji Applebaum in musical comedy film series Pitch Perfect and Pitch Perfect 2.

First Film

In 2012, Ben Platt film appeared in musical comedy film Pitch Perfect in the role of Benji Applebaum.

First TV Show

In 2014, Ben guest appeared in the talk show Show People with Paul Wontorek as himself.

Personal Trainer

Ben loves SoulCycle and relies on it to remain fit and keep fat off his body.

Ben Platt Favorite Things

  • Food – Any type of sushi
  • Dance Songs – Anything by Beyoncé, particularly “Countdown” from her album, 4.
  • Movie – The Wizard of Oz (1939)
  • Books – The Harry Potter series
  • Greatest Extravagance – Coconut water
  • TV Show – Orange is the New Black
  • Cappella Group – Pentatonix (Winner of The Sing-Off)
SourcePeople, Buzzfeed
Ben Platt at the revival of Andrew Lloyd Webber's iconic CATS in July 2016
Ben Platt at the revival of Andrew Lloyd Webber’s iconic CATS in July 2016

Ben Platt Facts

  1. Platt bagged his first role in professional theater at the age of 9 after his school teacher got him to audition for a production of The Music Man at The Hollywood Bowl.
  2. His voice teacher asked him to audition for a role in Pitch Perfect. Getting the role in the movie led to the deferment in his admission at Columbia University.
  3. While studying at the Columbia University, he was a member of a campus Cappella group named Nonsequitur.
  4. He has a pet dog named Bella.
  5. At only 19 years old, he became the youngest actor ever to play Elder Cunningham in the musical “The Book of Mormon.”
  6. Follow Ben on Twitter and Instagram.

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