Ben Stiller is a popular actor from the Hollywood film industry and is most renowned for his eccentric comedy roles.
Apart from being a popular actor, Ben Stiller is also a talented writer, stand-up comedian and a successful film director and film producer as well.
Coming from a family of comedians and artists, Ben Stiller was encouraged to pursue his talents, which he showcased at quite an early age, with his short home-made movies, which he turned out writing, directing and acting in also.
Ben Stiller is also popular for being part of the Frat Pack, the famous group of comedians, which include Seth Rogan, Will Farrell, etc.
About Ben Stiller
|Real Name||Benjamin Edward Meara Stiller|
|Date of Birth||30th November 1965|
|Age (as of November 2018)||53 years|
|Place of Birth||New York City (New York)|
|Education||Graduate from Calhoun School (New York)|
|Height||5 ft 7"|
(170 cm) approximately
|Hair Color||Dark Brown|
|Eye Color||Hazel Green|
Family & Relationships
|Brother||Michael Kutcher (Twin)|
(Spokesperson for Reaching for the Stars)
|Sister||Amy Stiller (Elder)|
|Net Worth||INR 1452,00,00,000|
(USD 200 Million)
|Famous for||Empire of the Sun (1987), Fresh Horses (1988), Next of Kin (1989), Stella (1990), Highway to Hell (1992), Reality Bites (1994), Heavyweights (1995), The Cable Guy, If Lucy Fell, Happy Gilmore (1996), There's Something About Mary (1998), Mystery Men, The Suburbans (1999), Meet The Parents (2000), Zoolander, The Royal Tenenbaums (2001), Run Ronnie Run (2002), Duplex (2003), Meet The Fockers, Dodgeball: A True Underdog Story, Starsky and Hutch, Along Came Polly (2004), Night at the Museum School for Scoundrels (2006), The Heartbreak Kid (2007), Tropic Thunder (2008), Night at the Museum: Battle of the Smithsonian (2009), Greenberg, Little Fockers (2010), Tower Heist (2011), The Watch (2012), The Secret Life of Walter Mitty (2013), Night at the Museum: Secret of the Tomb (2014), Zoolander-2, Zoolander: Super Model, Don't Think Twice (2016), Brad's Status (2017)|
|First Movie||Hot Pursuit (1987)|
|Favorite Actress||Dianne Keaton|
|Hobbies||Writing, fishing and snowboarding|
Ben Stiller is not only one of the more popular comedy actors from the Hollywood movie industry, but is also one of the most popular TV comedians as well. Besides having appeared in several super hit comedy movies Ben Stiller has also directed and produced several hit comedy movies and TV shows as well.
Ben Stiller’s age is around 53 years as Ben Stiller was born on the 30th of November, 1965 in New York City (New York). Ben Stiller’s height is around 5 ft 7 inches (170 cm) while Ben Stiller’s weight is around 70 kg (154 lbs). In his spare time, Ben Stiller loves to write, go snowboarding and fishing, as part of his hobbies.
Ben Stiller’s father is popular actor and comedian, Jerry Stiller while Ben Stiller’s mother is also an actress and comedian, Anne Meara. Although Ben Stiller does not have any brothers, Ben Stiller’s elder sister, Amy Stiller, is also an actress and comedian too. Ben Stiller’s ex-girlfriends include popular actresses Jeanne Tripplehorn, Amanda Peet and Calista Flockhart. However, Ben Stiller’s ex-wife is actress Christine Taylor whom he married in May of 2000 before announcing their divorce in May of 2017. Ben Stiller and his ex-wife Christine Taylor have two lovely children together – daughter Elaa Olivia Stiller and son Quinlin Dempsey Stiller.
Thanks to his success as an actor, writer, comedian, movie director and producer, Ben Stiller’s net worth is currently estimated around INR 1452 crores (USD 220 Million).
Talking about his success and recognition as a versatile artist in the American movie and television industry, Ben Stiller has won several awards and has had numerous award nominations to his credit as well.
Ben Stiller is the winner of the Emmy Award for Outstanding Writing for a Variety, Music or Comedy Program for his work in ‘The Ben Stiller Show’.
Ben Stiller is also winner of the Teen Choice Awards’ Choice Hissy Fit award for his performance in ‘Zoolander’ (2001), apart from having 12 Teen Choice Award nominations as well.
Ben Stiller also won the MTV Movie Awards’ Best Fight award for his performance in ‘There’s Something About Mary’ (1998), the MTV Movie Awards’ Best Comedic Performance award for his role in ‘Meet the Parents’ (2000) and the MTV Movie Awards’ Best Villain award for his performance in ‘Dodgeball: A True Underdog Story’ (2004) and also won the 2009 MTV Generation Award from MTV Movie Awards. Besides having won 4 MTV Movie Awards, Ben Stiller has also had around 13 MTV Movie Award nominations too.
Ben Stiller also received the Kids’ Choice Awards’ Wannabe Award, in 2007.
Ben Stiller also won the 2011 BAFTA Britannia – Charlie Chaplin Britannia Award for Excellence in Comedy, from BAFTA Los Angeles.
Interesting Facts About Ben Stiller
- Ben Stiller does not smoke however he does drink alcohol.
- Ben Stiller is renowned for his sarcastic and deadpan humor, which is often portrayed mostly through short-tempered and arrogant on-screen characters.
- Ben Stiller was earlier employed by SNL (Saturday Night Live) after they noticed a short film he made, however ironically the reason that SNL did not allow him to make more short films was why Ben Stiller quit the show only after 4 months.
- Ben Stiller’s movies frequently star comedy actor and friend, Vince Vaughn, besides his own parents.
- Ben Stiller actually attended auditions for over 4 years before finally landing his first main role in a movie.