The philanthropic personality of Ben Affleck
The famous American actor and director Ben Affleck also happens to be one of the richest Hollywood actors. With films like Goodwill Hunting, Armageddon Argo, Batman, Justice League, Gone Girl, Batman and Pearl Harbor adorning his crown, this actor-director also has a heart of gold along with his drop dead gorgeous looks. Affleck supports various organizations for children welfare. Affleck supports the A-T Children's Project and does his bit for raising funds for the A-T. Affleck has also rendered his acting skills in a film called 'CinemAbility'. It's actually a documentary revolving around the lives of Hollywood characters with certain disabilities. He is also a member of Feeding America's Entertainment Council. Affleck made an announcement in 2010 for fundraising in Feeding America's rally.
Ben Affleck - The Actor
Ben Affleck has won three Golden Globe awards, two Academy Awards, two Screen Actors Guild Awards and two Bafta Awards for his exceptional acting skills though his directorial abilities are better preferred than his acting skills.
Ben Affleck's Height and Age
Born in August 1972, Ben Affleck is all of 45 years old today. Ben Affleck is 1.92m tall. Born in California, Ben Affleck completed his education from the California Rindge and Latin School. He graduated in 1990. His father's name is Timothy Byres Affleck who is also an actor and his mother's name is Christopher Affleck who is a school teacher. Casey Affleck, his younger brother is also an actor.
Ben Affleck's Net Worth
Ben Affleck has a net worth of $75 million as of now. It is said that his net worth shall increase as his blockbuster movie 'Batman' has just released. Affleck was featured in and co-written the film 'Goodwill Hunting' in 1997 with his personal earnings of $300,000. Ben Affleck's super hit movie 'Batman vs Superman: Dawn of Justice' earned him the best box office hit film of his career with a gross earning of more than $870 million all over the world. Affleck's other movies which earned him a huge amount of money are 'Parenthesis: Armageddon', 'Pearl Harbor' and 'Reindeer Games'. Ben Affleck's possessions include a whopping 50-acre estate in Savannah which was purchased by him in the year 2003 for $7 million. Ben Affleck has managed to extend his wealth with good investments in properties and swanky cars. Ben Affleck has also managed to reap in a lot of money playing poker and with his endorsements.
Ben Affleck's Movies
One of the greatest modern actors of today, Ben Affleck's latest movie, 'The Accountant' is yet to release. Affleck has done some great films in the last several years. Though some say that they are not one of best performances, but they are great movies. They are 'Mallrats', 'Smokin Aces', 'Boiler room', 'Chasing Amy', 'Gone Girl', 'Dazed and Confused', 'Shakespeare in love', 'The Town', 'Argo' and 'Good Will Hunting'. Ben Affleck's American superhero movie 'Justice League' is scheduled to release on November 17, 2017. Ben Affleck plays the role of a Batman and the masses as well as the critics are egerly awaiting the release.
Personal Life of Ben Affleck
Ben Affleck married Jennifer after dating her for a short period. Jennifer split from her first husband Scott Foley and married Ben Affleck in 2005. She was already pregnant with their first child Violet at the time of the wedding ceremony which was held in Turks and Caicos. Jennifer Garner is also an actress and a producer and had a net worth of $60 million. The couple has three kids together: Violet, Seraphina, and Samuel. After 10 years of living together as husband and wife, the couple ended their marriage. The separation was very painful as Jennifer accused Ben of cheating on her with their kids' nanny.
Ben Affleck on Instagram
Ben Affleck is quite active on his Instagram and Twitter page. He loves to connect with his fans through his social media posts. Ben Affleck also happens to be the owner of the second best chin in the world.
Less known facts about Ben Affleck
Ben Affleck's real name is Benjamin Geza Affleck-Boldt wherein his middle name is given to him to honor a family friend and a Holocaust survivor. The last name Boldt is given to him as it is his mom's last name. It was because of Affleck that Matt Damon has a future in films. Ben Affleck and Matt Damon were childhood friends and Ben persuaded him to get into films with him. Affleck has even written a story in a teen sex guide magazine in 1990 on how to stay AIDS smart and on the use of condoms. Ben Affleck shared a bank account with his childhood friend Matt Damon which they pooled to travel for auditions. Ben Affleck got his first acting gig at the age of 12 for an educational drama named 'The Voyage of the Mimi'. He has also starred in a Burger King Commercial.