Benjamin Geza Affleck-Boldt was born on August 15, 1972 in Berkeley, California USA. He is an actor and director known from the movie Daredevil (2003), Pearl Harbor (2001) and The Assassination of Jesse James by the Coward Robert Ford (2007). As of 2016, Ben has an estimated net worth of $100 million according to Celebrity Net Worth.
Benjamin Geza Affleck-Boldt was born on August 15, 1972, in Berkeley, California. His father, Timothy Byers Affleck (born 1955), a social worker and English teacher from Alabama is of English, Irish, Scottish and Scots-Irish ancestry; he has worked as an actor. His mother is Christopher Anne Chris Affleck (née Boldt), who taught elementary school at Peninsula School District. She was born in Elyria, Ohio. They divorced when he was ten years old. He lived with his father during his childhood in Cambridge where he attended Cambridge Rindge and Latin School but graduated from Henry M. Hogan High School in Honolulu where his mother taught sixth grade.
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Ben Affleck’s Early Career and Education (1992-1997) : Ben Affleck has had an incredibly diverse career, as an actor, a film director, a producer, and even a screenwriter. He was born on August 15th 1972 in Berkeley California to parents Chris Anne and Timothy Byers Affleck. His father worked as an educational administrator while his mother was a home maker. The family moved around when he was young until they finally settled in Cambridge Massachusetts where he went to high school at Cambridge Rindge and Latin School. In 1992 Ben enrolled at Harvard University where he majored in English but ultimately graduated without ever completing any classes.
Awards and Achievements
The film won Affleck his first Golden Globe Award, Best Motion Picture – Drama. Affleck was nominated for a Golden Globe Award, Best Actor – Motion Picture Drama. At age 24, he became one of the youngest performers ever nominated for a best actor Oscar. For his role in Chasing Amy, he won Best Male Lead at The 1997 Independent Spirit Awards. He then picked up an MTV Movie Award for Best Breakthrough Performance. His next significant role was as writer and director of acclaimed 1998 coming-of-age feature Going All The Way with TV star Balthazar Getty, who also co-wrote with Affleck; it featured Liev Schreiber and Jeremy Davies.
Net Worth from Acting
Ben Affleck’s fame and success in Hollywood is indisputable. In 2001, he starred alongside Jennifer Lopez in Gigli, which took a critical beating and was largely dismissed by critics. But at that point, his reputation wasn’t much of a concern to Warner Bros., who hired him on for a very lucrative deal after his performance as Matt Damon’s brother in Good Will Hunting. He continued to capitalize on that reputation with memorable roles in blockbusters like Pearl Harbor (2001), Daredevil (2003) and Hollywoodland (2006).
Net Worth from Directing
As of early 2016, Ben Affleck has co-directed 3 films. While their estimated combined production budget is $152 million, none of these films is considered a box office success. The aggregate gross revenue from these films is estimated at $142 million (as of February 2016). The films include: Gone Baby Gone (2007), which had a total production budget of $25 million and an estimated domestic ticket sales revenue of $32.8 million; The Town (2010), with a production budget of about $35 million and domestic ticket sales revenue for about $91.3 million; and Argo (2012), with a total production budget estimated at nearly $44 million and domestic ticket sales revenue totaling more than $136.5 million.
Net Worth from Writing
The filmmaker is known for writing and directing a series of films, including ‘Gone Baby Gone’ and ‘The Town.’ Through his production company called Pearl Street Films, he has brought about critically acclaimed films such as ‘Argo’ and ‘Good Will Hunting.’ Ben Affleck’s Net Worth in 2021: $70 Million from Writing.
Last Updated on January 1, 2022
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