Ben Affleck Net Worth 2023: Acting and Directorial Success, Age, Wife, Awards

Romantic comedy, war drama, crime thriller, or superhero movies, name anything and Ben Affleck has done it all. In a career spanning more than four decades now, Affleck has made his name among the best actors that Hollywood has ever seen. Apart from acting, Affleck has also established himself as a seasoned director with movies such as “Good Will Hunting” and “Argo”. In addition to enjoying a successful career in the film industry, Ben is also enjoying a handsome net worth of around $150 million. Find more details about Ben Affleck’s net worth in 2023, his personal life, relationships, philanthropic activities, etc from this article.

Ben Affleck Net Worth 2023

NameBen Affleck
ProfessionActor, director, producer
Net worth (2023)$150 million (est.)

Ben Affleck’s Personal Biography

Ben Affleck was born on August 15, 1972, in Berkeley, California to Christopher Anne Boldt and Timothy Byers Affleck. His mother was a Harvard-educated elementary school teacher while his father was an aspiring playwright who was mostly unemployed and worked as a carpenter, electrician, bartender, auto mechanic, bookie, and janitor at Harvard. Casey Affleck, a well-known actor, is Ben’s younger brother.

Affleck started dating actress Jennifer Garner in 2004 and they got married in 2005. Together, they have three children. The couple announced their separation in 2015 and got divorced in 2018. Affleck then started dating actress Jennifer Lopez in 2021 whom he had dated previously in 2002. They had gotten engaged at the time but called it off in 2004. The couple again announced their second engagement in 2021 and got married in 2022.

Full nameBenjamin Geza Affleck-Boldt
ProfessionActor, director, film producer, screenwriter
Years active1981 – present
AgeBorn on August 15, 1972
Place of birthBerkeley, California, US
Marital statusMarried
SpouseJennifer Lopez (2022 – present)Jennifer Garner (2005 – 2018)
ParentsChristopher Anne Boldt (mother)Timothy Byers Affleck (father)

Professional Career

Affleck started acting at a young age. His first appearance came in an independent film, “The Dark End of the Street” when he was just seven. As a child actor, Ben tasted success with children’s series “The Voyage of the Mimi” and “The Second Voyage of the Mimi”. Growing up, Affleck kept making appearances in movies, mostly landing small and uncredited roles. He got a lead acting role in “Glory Daze” but his career breakthrough came with the romantic comedy “Chasing Amy”. After the success of the movie, Affleck wrote and starred in another major hit “Good Will Hunting” which won him the Academy Award for Best Original Screenplay. At the age of 25, Affleck became and still remains the youngest writer to win an Oscar for screenwriting. 

In 1998, Ben appeared in the movie “Armageddon” where he starred with actor Bruce Willis and still managed to earn major recognition. His next film “Shakespeare in Love” went on to win not one, or two but seven Academy Awards. Affleck’s other hits include movies such as “Pearl Harbor”, “Daredevil”, “He’s Just Not That Into You”, “Gone Girl” and his “Batman” movies. Other than as an actor, Ben Affleck has also given several hit movies as a director, the most successful of which is “Argo”. The movie won multiple awards and Affleck himself won the Directors Guild of America Award, BAFTA Award for Best Director, and Golden Globe Award.


Affleck is the co-founder of the nonprofit organization Eastern Congo Initiative which offers training and resources to cooperatives of Congolese farmers. He is a supporter of the A-T Children’s Project and has actively been involved in fundraising for them. As a member of Feeding America’s Entertainment Council Affleck has launched Feeding America’s Small Change Campaign. Ben is also involved with the Los Angeles-based homelessness charity Midnight Mission and has donated vastly to the charity.

10 Best Movies of Ben Affleck

Check out some of the must-watch movies of actor Ben Affleck that you should not miss.

  1. Argo (2012)
  2. Shakespeare In Love (1998)
  3. Armageddon (1998)
  4. Chasing Amy (1997)
  5. Zack Snyder’s Justice League (2021)
  6. The Town (2010)
  7. Gone Baby Gone (2007)
  8. Gone Girl (2014)
  9. Good Will Hunting (1997)
  10. Dazed and Confused (1993)

Major Awards & Accolades

Academy Awards

  • 1998 Best Original Screenplay for Good Will Hunting
  • 2013 Best Picture for Argo

British Academy Film Awards

  • 2013 Best Film & Best Direction for Argo

Golden Globe Awards

  • 1998 Best Screenplay for Good Will Hunting
  • 2013 Best Motion Picture – Drama & Best Director for Argo

Guild Awards

  • 2012 Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Motion Pictures for Argo
  • 2012 Best Theatrical Motion Picture for Argo
  • 1998 Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture for Shakespeare in Love
  • 2012 Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture for Argo

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Frequently Asked Questions

What is the net worth of Ben Affleck?

$150 million (approx.)

What health issue is Ben Affleck suffering from?

Affleck has both anxiety and depression and he is a recovering alcoholic.

Are Ben Affleck and Matt Damon friends?

Yes they are very close friends.

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