Ben Affleck is an actor, director, screenwriter, and Hollywood icon who got his big break alongside best friend Matt Damon in the 1997 film Good Will Hunting. The duo won the Oscar for Best Original Screenplay for the movie, and Ben went on to star in a string of blockbuster hits including Armaggedon, Pearl Harbor, and The Sum of All Fears.
In 2007, he made his directorial debut with Gone Baby Gone, which he followed up with The Town and Oscar Best Picture winner Argo. Since then, Ben has continued to act and direct, starring more recently as Batman in Zach Snyder's Justice League films and the upcoming The Flash.
Ben married fellow actress Jennifer Garner in 2005 and the couple welcomed three kids together before announcing their split in 2015. Following their divorce in 2018, Ben has been linked to SNL producer Lindsay Shookus, actress Ana De Armas, and ex-fiancée Jennifer Lopez.
The actor has also been very open with his struggles with alcohol addiction and depression. Ben started the nonprofit organization Eastern Congo Initiative in 2010 and is co-owner of the production company Pearl Street Films with Matt Damon.
Full Name: Benjamin Géza Affleck-Boldt
Birthday: August 15, 1972
Relationship Status: Dating Jennifer Lopez (previously married to Jennifer Garner)
Net Worth: $150 million
Fun Fact: At the age of 13, Ben spent a year working in Mexico on a children's television program where he also learned to speak Spanish.
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Ben Affleck Fell Asleep While Vacationing in Paris With Wife Jennifer LopezBen Affleck was photographed taking a nap in Paris while on vacation with Jennifer Lopez and their kids. Here are the internet's best reactions.
'Bennifer' Has Finally Tied the Knot! Congratulations to Mr. And Mrs. AffleckAre J.Lo and Ben Affleck back together? Iconic couple 'Bennifer' recently tied the knot in Las Vegas. Here's what you need to know about their relationship.
What Is Ben Affleck's Net Worth? His Career in the Film Industry Has Paid off TenfoldActor Ben Affleck started as many in Hollywood do with a script and a dream. Now a celebrated actor, what is his net worth? Here's what we know.
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Ana de Armas Seemingly Responds to Rumors That She and Ben Affleck Are Back TogetherWho is Ana de Armas dating? Here's everything we know about her relationship status post-breakup with Ben Affleck. Details inside.
Are Ben Affleck and Jennifer Lopez Dating Again? It Looks Like It!Who is Ben Affleck dating? After his breakup with actress Ana de Armas, it looks like the actor might be back together with ex-fiancée Jennifer Lopez
Ben Affleck Has Dated Some of Hollywood's Elite Actresses and SingersBen Affleck's relationships have consisted of high-profile romances. While many of them did not last, he may be rekindling with an old flame.
Jennifer Lopez and Ben Affleck’s Dating History Is Pretty ExtensiveBen Affleck and Jennifer Lopez are making headlines worldwide for their reported relationship, but them getting together isn't exactly new. Details on their timeline.
TikToker Unmatches Ben Affleck Thinking His Account Was Fake, Then He DM'd Her'Millionaire Matchmaker' Patti Stanger told us way back that Ben Affleck was on the celeb dating app Raya, now a TikToker has proved it.
Here's Why You'll Rarely See Photos of Jennifer Garner and Ben Affleck's KidsJennifer Garner's kids with Ben Affleck live a relatively private life despite having two celebrities for parents. Learn more about them here.
Does Ben Affleck Speak Spanish? Find out If the Actor Is BilingualAs the premiere of Ben Affleck's new movie, 'The Way Back', approaches, fans are curious if the actor speaks Spanish as well as English.
Ben Affleck's Recovery Shows Alcoholism Is an Ongoing Battle for the ActorBen Affleck recovery from alcoholism has definitely had its ups and downs through the years — showing that sobriety is an ongoing battle.
Ben Affleck's Mom Might Actually Be Our Favorite Person in the WorldBen Affleck’s mother Chris taught Ben the importance of humanitarian work and political activism while also encouraging his love of acting and theater.
If Robert Pattinson Is the New Batman, What Happened to Ben Affleck?We all may be excited to see Robert Pattinson don the cowl, but why exactly is Ben Affleck no longer Batman? Here's why he hung up the cape.
Are Ben Affleck and Matt Damon Still Friends? The Acting Pals Grew Up TogetherIt’s a well-known fact that Ben Affleck and Matt Damon have been best friends for years — but are the acting buddies still as close today?
People Can't Stop Laughing at Ben Affleck as Dunkin' Donuts DrinksDunkin' Donuts is a Massachusetts staple, as are the Afflecks, so it only makes sense that someone made a pairing guide for Big Ben and DD.