Ben Affleck known by many as an actor, he is also a screenwriter, producer and a director. Due to his many professions, he has received global recognition and awards including golden globe and academy awards. With an experience of many years in the industry his acting career began while he was still young and has since featured in more than 50 films like’ Justice League 2017, Bending the Arc 2017, Live by Night 2016, The Accountant 2016, Suicide Squad 2016, Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice 2016 among many others.
Since many are unaware of how, when and where he got his net worth fortune, let’s dig more facts on how it all started. Now let’s have a close look on Ben Affleck’s net worth in 2018.
Benjamin Geza Affleck-Boldt better known as Ben Affleck is the son of Timothy Byers Affleck, a mechanic and Christopher Anne who moiled as a teacher. He hails from Berkeley, California where he was born and bred before relocating to Massachusetts.
Ben went to Cambridge Rindge and Latin high school and pursued Spanish at the University of Vermont. He later attended Occidental College at the age of 18 to pursue Middle East affairs.
Being in the acting field, his relationship started out in 1997 with his fellow actress, Gwyneth Paltrow whom he acted within films like ‘Shakespeare In Love.’ Sadly, they split up for the second time in 2000. He also dated the renowned singer Jennifer Lopez. Ben got into matrimony in 2005 with Jennifer Garner who was also an actress, and together they bore two daughters and a son. Earlier this year is when their divorce pushed through.
Ben’s career in acting started off when he was a little boy of 7 where he first starred in the movie, ‘Dark Side of the Street.’ In 1984 he featured in a debut children’s blockbuster, ‘The Voyage of the Mimi’ which became his breakthrough. His directing passion began in his school days where he directed and starred in school films like Buffy the Vampire Slayer (1992).
His other breakthrough came in 1997 when the film, ‘Good Will Hunting’ which he starred and co-wrote debuted. Since then his fame in Hollywood continued with him appearing in other dozens of films such as Armageddon (1998), The Sum Of All Fears (2002), The Town (2010), Runner Runner (2013) and Girl (2014).
As a director and a scriptwriter, his production company has done films Like Good Will Hunting (1997) and Argo (2012). His most recent starred films being Suicide Squad (2016) and Justice League (2017).
Awards & Achievements
As a writer, he has been accolade with awards including the Academy Prize for outstanding screenplay and The Golden Globe Prize. In his directing and producing career he gained the Directors Guild and the Golden Globe Prize and also got a Golden Globe selection as a thespian.
Net Worth of Ben Affleck
At the age of 45, Ben Affleck has an approximated net worth of $105 million. In 2016, Forbes acknowledged him in their top 100 list at no.58. Don’t forget brand endorsement too contributes a chunk to his net worth also. In addition to his career, he also gets his income from the charitable company, Eastern Congo Initiative which he co-founded and his production firm, Pearl Street Films which he launched in conjunction with his colleague, Damon. His interest in gambling also boosts up his net worth since in 2004; Ben championed the poker battle in California and walked away with $356,400.
Ben has managed to stay in the industry for more than a decade appearing in over 50 films where his acting gift has made him be recognised globally including getting a well-deserved Academy award. His fans will be expecting more of him in recent years.