Ben Affleck’s fortune: the fortune of Jennifer Lopez’s future husband
Ben Affleck is an American actor, screenwriter, producer, and director, probably best known for writing and starring in “Good Will Hunting” and directing and starring in “Argo.” His media relationship with Jennifer Lopezwho he is engaged to for the second timehas her in the media spotlight.
Childhood and beginnings
Benjamin Gza Affleck-Boldt was born on August 15, 1972 in Berkeley, California. His family was heavily involved in the arts at Cambridge. Ben and his brother Casey attended theater performances from an early age and spent time with people working in the arts.
At the age of eight, Affleck met Matt Damon, who was two years her senior. They immediately hit it off and became lifelong friends. They took acting classes together and would later launch their Hollywood careers together.
Affleck’s first professional acting job, a local independent film, came when he was just seven years old. From ages 8 to 15, the actor starred in the PBS children’s shows “Voyage of the Mimi” and “Second Voyage of the Mimi,” working in Cambridge and Mexico.
After graduating from Cambridge Rindge and the Latin School in 1990, Ben played small roles in several films, including Daddy (1991), Buffy the Vampire Slayer (1992) and School Ties (1992). Thanks to his large size, he was often depicted as a tyrant or a sportsman.
The movie that changed Affleck’s life
The movie that really launched Affleck’s career was “Goodwill Hunt,” which he co-wrote and starred alongside Damon.
“Good Will Hunting” was released in 1997 to critical acclaim for both screenplay and acting. Affleck and Damon became overnight stars and quickly took on bigger roles thanks to their standout performances in the film.
Consolidation of Affleck in Hollywood
After the success of “Good Will Hunting”, the actor was able to choose better and bigger roles. One of his first big hits was “Armageddon”. Other equally successful films followed, such as “Shakespeare in Love”, “Pearl Harbor”, “The Sum of All Fears”, and “Changing Lanes”.
He produced, directed and starred in “Argo” (2012), which was a huge commercial and critical success, while bringing the Batman, comic book character to life in films such as “Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice”, “Suicide Squad” and “Justice League”.
The personal life of Ben Affleck
From 2002 to 2004, he had a intense and media romance with Jennifer Lopezthey got engaged but never married, the excessive media attention on their romance caused them to eventually separate.
well married Jennifer Garnier in 2005; the couple have three children together. They announced their separation in 2015 and their divorce was finalized at the end of 2018.
In 2021 Ben got back together with JLo and in April this year they announced their engagement.
Some of Affleck’s salaries
He and Matt Damon received $300,000 each for selling the “Good Will Hunting” script. “Reindeer Games” made him $6 million, while “Pearl Harbor” only made $250,000.
For “Changing Lanes” and “The Sum of All Fears”, he earned $10 million each. While failures “Daredevil” and “Gigli” earned him $11.5 million and $12.5 million, respectively.
Ben Affleck net worth
According to Celebrity Net Worth, Ben Affleck’s net worth in 2022 is $150 million.
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