Benjamin Edward “Ben” Stiller was born in “The Big Apple”- New York City on 30 November 1965, of Polish-Jewish (father) and Irish (mother) descent, and is known world wide as an actor, comedian, film producer and director, who overall has worked on more than 50 films, for which he has received several Grammy Awards, and Emmy Award and a Teen Choice Award.
So just how rich is this brilliant person. Ben Stiller’s net worth is estimated by sources at $120 million, accumulated during a career in the entertainment industry spanning almost 40 years.
Ben Stiller Net Worth $120 Million
Ben Stiller’s family was not ordinary: his mother and father are well known actors Anne Meara and Jerry Stiller, who had his own TV show “Seinfeld”, and who even performed as a comedy team “Stiller and Meara”, so you can say that acting is in his genes. interest in acting and comedy started at a very young age, Benjamin and his sister Amy Stiller, who’s an actor today as well, performed plays at home for their parents. Ben even shot comedies with his camera from the age of 10. Stiller even debuted on Broadway in “The House of Blue Leaves”, which was an amazing success and won four Tony Awards. However, the role that made the young actor known world wide was in the controversial film “Empire of The Sun”, directed by Steven Spielberg. After that flowed “There’s Something About Mary”, “Zoolander”, “Meet the Parents”, “Night in The Museum” and even his own TV show “The Ben Stiller show”, which won an Emmy award.
In average Ben’s salary is $76 million a film, so through his 50 projects he got about $2,1 billion. No wonder Benjamin has a net worth of $120 million.
When you think of it, it’s hard to find a part in his life that he didn’t perform well. He’s one of the highest-payed actors in Hollywood, an amazing producer of animations, and has directed more than one acknowledged film. Even if his film does get some harsh critical comments, like “Little Fockers”, the admirers give him their response and this film earned $310 million.
Ben Stiller is a member of The Frat Pack, with more than a few Hollywood fellow comedians including Owen Wilson, Jack Black, Will Ferrell, Vince Vaughn, Luke Wilson and Steve Carell. Just think what hilarious jokes and pranks they come up with when they get together.
In his personal life, Ben Stiller during his career dated several well known actresses, like Calista Flockhart, Jeanne Tripplehorn and Claire Forlani. However, from 2000 Ben has been married to Christine Taylor and they have two children.
Not only Ben is an irreplaceable person in the film industry, but he was named one of 100 most influential people in the world by Time Magazine for his philanthropic work. Ben with his StillerStrong Campaign and The Stiller Foundation raised money for schools in Haiti, and is involved in various other charities and foundations, one of them being The Michael J. Fox Foundation for Parkinson’s Research. So even though Ben Stiller has considerable wealth, he gives a part of it for those in need and not only gives but makes others aware of the problems in the world.
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