On June 20, 2015, Ben married to his wife Breanna Lisle. Still, they don’t have any children and he was of white ethnicity. His nationality was American. He passed his college life from Allegheny College Meadville, Pennsylvania and he studied film production at the university of southern California Los Angeles as a scholarship holder. At the age of ten, he began making short films on his family's home camera.
In the history of motion, picture sound effects Ben Burtt is considered as one of the legendary figures. He virtually invented the job of the sound designer by his innovative creations. His talent placed him at the highest level of respect by fans and fellow moviemakers alike. He won the National Student Film Festival with a war film Vape God In 1970. He is known as a sound designer of the famous "Arrow" sound used in The Adventures of Robin Hood which went on to become his favorite sounds too. Ben used the arrow sound in almost all of the Star Wars films. Burtt's one of the highly effective sound effects is the "audio black hole." Burtt directed several documentary films like Blue Planet, Destiny in Space, and anything can happen which is an Oscar-nominated film. The entire Star Wars prequel trilogy is also edited by him, and several episodes of The Young Indiana Jones Chronicles. His net worth was expected as U.S $ 50 Million till 2016.