Ben Affleck Net Worth 2019 and Biography

In this article you will find Ben Affleck’s net worth and how he makes his money. Ben Affleck is an American actor, screenwriter, producer, and director who has a net worth of $130 million.

Net Worth: $130 million
Birth Date:
August 15, 1972
Birthplace:
Berkeley, California
Movies:
Pearl Harbor, Daredevil
Last Updated:
July 2019
Ben Affleck

Early Life of Ben Affleck

Ben Affleck was born on August 15, 1972 in Berkeley, California. He grew up in Cambridge, Massachusetts. His first acting appearances was in a children’s television show in the local Boston area.

He is the son to Timothy Byers Affleck and Christine Anne Affleck. His father used to switch jobs a lot but finally ended up being a photographer. His mother was a school teacher in Cambridge, Massachusetts.

Start of his movie career

As an adult, he started playing minor roles in several films before beginning his longtime collaboration with director Kevin Smith. His first movie with Smith was 1995’s Mallrats. That movie was followed with movies like Dogma, Chasing Amy and more.

Affleck’s later successes are thanks to blockbuster movies like Armageddon (1998), Boiler Room (2000) and Pearl Harbor (2001) where he had a leading role in.

In 2003, he acted in Daredevil. This was the first movie version of a famous comic series and it was Affleck’s favorite since he was a kid. The movie did very well commercially.

Awards

In 1997, he won an Academy Award for Best Screenplay for the movie Good Will Hunting, an honor he shared with longtime friend Matt Damon. This was one of his biggest breakthroughs in his young career at that time.

10 years later, he also started his directorial debut with Gone Baby Gone. He also produced, directed and starred in the movie Argo. For Argo he also won several awards, including a Golden Globe Award, Academy Award, and a BAFTA.

Personal Life and Relationships

In the 1990s, Affleck dated actresses Gwyneth Paltrow and Jennifer Lopez. In the end he eventually married actress Jennifer Garner in 2005, and the couple has two daughters and a son today. In June 2015, Ben and Jennifer announced that they were divorcing after 10 years of marriage. It’s not known if he currently is dating somebody new.

What are the highest grossing movies of Ben Affleck?

1. Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice: $873.6 million

2. Suicide Squad: $746.8 million

3. Justice League: $657.9 million

4. Armageddon: $553.7 million

5. Pearl Harbor: $449.2 million

(these are world-wide box office results)