Ben Affleck Biography
Benjamin Geja Affleck-Boldt, better known as Ben Affleck is an American actor, film director, producer and screenplay writer. He was born on august 15, 1972 in California. His surname Affleck is of Scottish origin. He also has English, German, Irish and Swiss ancestry. He is the son of Timothy Byers Affleck and nee Roberts. He has the younger brother Casey Affleck who is also an actor.
Affleck began dating with Jennifer Garner in mid-2004 having friendship on the sets of Pearl Harbor and Daredevil. They were married on June 29, 2005. His wife Jennifer is also a famous actress of Hollywood. They have three children two daughters and a son. They announced they were divorcing on June 30, 2015. But they will continue to live together post-divorce. He had three years long relationship with actress Gwyneth Paltrow in 1997. After that he had 18 months long relationship with actress/singer Jennifer Lopez in 2004.
He had stayed in an alcohol rehabilitation facility in 2001. He has described himself as a "lapsed protestant" from a mostly Episcopal family. Affleck is estimated $75 million net worth.
In 1998 Benjamin Affleck became one of the leading actors of Hollywood film industry because he is established by Armageddon of that year. He passed the screen test and convinced by the producer Jerry Brukheimer that he will be the superstar one day.Edit
Affleck was the main subject of the many media attention because of his relationship with Jennifer Lopez in 2003. In the same year he had become one of the most over exposed actor in the words of GQ.Edit
Affleck is the member of the Democratic Party and in 2005 he has appeared as the panel guest on real time with Bill Maher. He has discussed the politics in various interviews. In 2006 he appeared alongside then-senator Barrack Obama at a rally in support of Proposition 87.Edit
Affleck debuted his directing in 2007 with "Gone Baby Gone", a crime drama set in a working class Boston neighborhood. He introduced his brother Casey in the movie. He wrote the screenplay based on the book Dennis Lehane, his childhood friend.Edit