Ben Affleck is known as an American actor, screenwriter and director. He is most famous for films like 'Good Will Hunting' 'Armageddon', 'Gone Girl', and 'The Town'.

Background and Age

Benjamin Geza Affleck was born on August 15, 1972, in Berkeley, California, to Chris and Tim Affleck. His folks isolated not long after he was born, and formally separated from each other when he was 11. After the split, Affleck and his kin moved to Cambridge, Massachusetts.

Affleck's first acting gig came at seven years old when he appeared in The Dark End of the Street (1979), a film produced by a companion of the family. At eight years old, Affleck was featured in a PBS production, The Voyage of the Mimi. That same year he met his future closest companion, Matt Damon, a 10-year-old who lived two blocks away. The young men later went to the Cambridge Rindge and Latin School, where the two of them took drama classes. While still in high school, Affleck appeared in a few network TV dramas.

Affleck went to the University of Vermont and California's Occidental College, however, he left to pursue his fantasies about acting in Hollywood.

Career and Net Worth

Ben Affleck's huge break accompanied a role in the Academy Award-winning Good Will Hunting, which he co-wrote. In 1998, he featured in the effective blockbuster Armageddon, and handled a part in the Academy Award-winning film Shakespeare in Love. Having featured in a wide exhibit of extra projects, he at that point directed and co-wrote the acclaimed 2007 movie Gone Baby Gone. In 2012, he directed, co-produced and featured in the movie Argo, which earned him a Golden Globe for best director and the 2013 Oscar for Best Picture.

Marriage, Wife and Kids

Affleck discovered romance with actress and musician Jennifer Lopez. Their relationship pushed Affleck once more into the glare of the spotlight, and earned the couple the moniker "Bennifer." In November 2003, Affleck reported his engagement commitment to Lopez, who started wearing a $3.5 million ring. He then co-featured with his fiancee in the film Gigli. In spite of the promotion, the box office came to $3 million over its opening end of the week.

Affleck and Lopez canceled their wedding in mid 2004. After his separation with Lopez, Affleck started a relationship with Daredevil co-star Jennifer Garner. The two were engaged following nine months of dating and married on June 29, 2005. They gave birth to their first girl, Violet Anne, on December 1, 2005. In January 2009, Garner brought forth the couple's subsequent little girl, Seraphina. The couple's first son, Samuel, was born on February 27, 2012.

In 2015, after much consideration about their marriage, Affleck and Garner reported they were separating. Updates on their split came soon after their tenth wedding anniversary. The couple sought legal separation in April 2017. It was allegedly an agreeable part where they agreed for joint legitimate and physical guardianship of their children.

Soon thereafter, Affleck opened up to the world about his new relationship with Saturday Night Live producer Lindsay Shookus. By August 2018, it was accepted that the couple had parted, with Affleck said to date a new woman in Playboy model Shauna Sexton.

Following one year of rehab, Ben Affleck conceded that he endured a slip in his process in October 2019. The actor and director pledged he wouldn't give his slip a chance to get him disheartened from proceeding to take a shot at his recuperation as he landed at the home of his ex Jenner Garner.

Last Modified: Feb 1, 2021

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