- Birthday1st Jan, 70
- Birth PlaceUnited States
- Marital statusMarried
- All I do, really, is go to work and try to be professional, be on time and be prepared.
- I find forgiveness to be really healthy.
- I just feel like sometimes I'm a force to be dealt with. My talents are sometimes overused and also sometimes underused. It's not easy being me.
- The trap for an actor is that you become too successful at what you're trying to do, and you can find yourself stuck there.
- I'm sure I can make a movie that doesn't feel like a seventies movie! But the truth is, that's my favorite era in American filmmaking. To me, those were the great years.
Did you know?
- He won the Academy Award and Golden Globe Award for Best Original Screenplay for Good Will Hunting in 1997 as a writer.
- He won the National Board of Review Award for Best Directorial Debut for his directorial debut Gone Baby Gone in 2007.
- He has won the Golden Globe Award, BAFTA, and Directors Guild Award for Best Director, and the Golden Globe Award, BAFTA, the Producers Guild Award, and the Academy Award for Best Picture.
- He , has appeared in four films that were nominated for the Best Picture Oscar: "Field of Dreams", "Good Will Hunting", "Shakespeare in Love" and "Argo", with the two latter winning in the category as of 2014.
- He was named Sexiest Man Alive by People Magazine in 2002.
Family & relationships
- Jennifer Garner Wife
- Violet Affleck Daughter
- Jennifer Garner
Los Angeles home
Ben Affleck and Jennifer Gamer recently moved into a newly furnished house, from the Holmby Hills area of Los Angeles where they previously lived, developed by real estate developer John Bersci. If rumors are to be believed, the house is allegedly priced around $27.5 million.
Location: The house or more appropriately the mansion is located at a prime location in Los Angeles, N. Carmelina Avenue. The new location is more posh compared to the homely neighborhood of Holmby Street of Los Angeles and the family seemed to be quite happy with their new found place of abode.
Accommodation: The mansion basically has nine bed rooms, nine bathrooms, two guest bed rooms, and three front facing garages. The mansion also has a 2,500 sq ft master bedroom with an attached sitting room, a private lounge, four fire places, a sauna, two huge bath rooms, an attached garden, a huge terrace space, wine cellar, separate servants' quarters, a hidden library and a cemented pond next to the garage.
Features: The kitchen space is huge and the mansion also has a huge garden up front especially designed at the instruction of the couple. The huge area of the mansion was designed keeping in mind Violet's needs and there is also a large open air swimming pool at the rear end of the building and a smaller indoor pool attached to the master bed room.
Pacific Palisades mansion
Actor Ben Affleck and his wife Jennifer garner own a Pacific Palisades mansion, which they bought from Hollywood producer Brian Grazer for a reported $17.55 million. However, by recent estimates, the mansion has been evaluated for around $27.5 million. The couple was looking for a suitable area to live in for a while and hence they were quite choosy when it came to the selection of their perfect home.
Location: The ranch is located in a posh Southern California area.
Accommodation: The mansion has nine main bed rooms and is built on an 8,800 sq ft area. Apart from the nine bed rooms, the ranch also has seven medium bed rooms, seven bath rooms and six fire places to sit around during the winter.
Features: The house also has a major open air swimming pool for the family and an open garden for family reunions and picnics. The ranch also has a secret wine cellar and the couple is believed to be great wine lovers. The cellar is believed to hold wine worth more than $10,000. Also, the ranch is believed to have a gym, a billiards room, a private screening room, a crafts room and specific two bed room suites for guests.
Neighborhood: This posh South California locality is known to be the home of many Hollywood celebrities, past and present. However, the most famous of them all is Arnold Schwarzenegger, who lives a few minutes away, and director Steven Spielberg, who lives in the same area.
Mercedes GL 350
Ben and his wife Jennifer were spotted riding on a Mercedes GL 350, a tech marvel which can set you back for a $50,000 amount. Well, that really shows the class Ben maintains in his life style. The 2012 Mercedes-Benz GL 350 is a full-size, nicely designed three-row SUV mainly aimed at North American market. The car’s exterior design is very much sophisticated and elegant. Though, the overall car shape manages to deliver a more compact impression compared to the vehicle’s real measurements. Fine crisp body lines and a rich paint provide GL that genuine Mercedes class, and with the standard 20″ alloy wheels, it gets a rugged appeal. Large headlamps and tail lamps adorn the corners and provide good visibility. Slanted and rectangular shaped dual chrome exhaust pipes peep from the rear fascia.
The actor owns a black Audi S8, which is the German automaker's flagship high performance sedan. Its design is based on the popular A8 luxury sedan of the same time period. Building on A8's lightweight aluminum-frame string chassis, S8 comes with a more commanding engine, a handy sport-tuned suspension, aggressively powerful brakes and a somewhat more aggressive look. The Audi manufacturers made sure that luxury and comfy amenities were not sacrificed just for the sake of speed. High quality leather-trimmed interior, genuine wood accents and an elegant fit and finish complement the models. It featured an easy-to-learn and use Multi Media Interface featuring Bluetooth-enabled navigation, 12-speaker premium Bose audio system which came with a glovebox CD changer.
Mercedes-Benz S63 AMG
Ben can be seen driving his black toned Mercedes-Benz S63 AMG, which is another Mercedes in his car fleet. It comes powered with a 5.5-liter twin-turbo AMG V8 engine which is very heavy, the car still moves though easily. The engine enables the S63 AMG to easily hit 60mph, much faster compared to any of the Porsche 911 Carrera models. Truly, it might cost the buyer a bit more than usual, but not very much as quite a bit of luxury comes handy with this bold styled car.
A black Lexus RX is what the actor can be seen driving while going for fun rides. The midsize luxury SUV has been a favorite for its every consumer, thanks to its plush and comfy ride, super spacious interior, a fair and strong reliability record and delighting high-tech features. The car comes fitted with a 3.5-liter V6 which is teamed with an efficient six-speed automatic transmission. The engine develops 270-horsepower. Standard features come typically plentiful, including 18-inch alloy wheels, a practical keyless ignition/entry, super durable eight-way powered front seats, dual-zone easy automatic climate control, tilt-and-telescoping type power steering wheel, and a stupendous nine-speaker sound system. Other features include a blind-spot detection system, heated/cooled front seats, leather upholstery, a navigation system, a rearview camera and a DVD entertainment system.
Land Rover LR4
Actor Ben Affleck utilizes his silver white Land Rover LR4 to drop his kids off to school and complete his regular activities like shopping for groceries. Affleck’s long history of being booked for traffic violations has continued till date and the actor has received quite a few parking tickets for slotting his LR4 in the wrong space. The exterior of the $60,000 SUV sports a rugged handsome look and the interiors too have been highly stylized with extensive leather upholstery. High end features like a rear seat DVD entertainment system and multiple cameras providing a 360 degree view of the interiors have been installed.
Tesla Model S
Ben Affleck’s love for environmentally friendly vehicles manifested itself in the form of a metallic black Tesla Model S, which the actor purchased on December 2012. The $65,000 car is powered by an electric engine that delivers a long range on a single charge. An all-aluminum chassis along with xenon headlamps and a panoramic glass roof combines to provide a trendy exterior look. The interiors feature bucket seats lined with expensive leather and high end devices like a 17-inch touchscreen multimedia display along with a 12 speaker surround sound system have been fitted in it.
Actor Ben Affleck was spotted in Hawaii, celebrating the fall of the new year with Jennifer Garner and his beloved daughters Seraphina and Violet. The actor likes to visit the Hawaiian islands and this was his first vacation to the Hawaii with his family, which he seemed to be enjoying to the core.
Location: The Hawaiian Islands are located to the southern side of America and it has some of the most exotic beaches in the world. The islands have a host of scenic beauty and it is one of the most beautiful places in the world and is correctly referred to as the Paradise on Earth.
Accommodations: There is a host of deluxe hotels, exotic resorts and posh villas in Hawaii and you can select anything as long as it is in your budget. The exotic location makes the accommodation even better.
Main Attractions: Hawaii is an exotic location and people visit this place for long sunny beaches, the food and beverages, for basking in the warm sun and for sightseeing and escaping from the pollution of city life. There are many visual treats for a tourist in Hawaii and the main attractions of the place are golfing, volcano watching, whale, dolphin and bird watching and the famous tour of Pearl Harbor. Many newlywed couples head off to Hawaii as it is among the most famous honeymoon destinations of the world. People also pay a visit to the exotic golf courses and spas in Hawaii as it has some of the biggest and best golf courses of the world spread out across a vast sprawling field. There are many islands in the Hawaiian island group and people also go on island hopping tours and excursions for more adventure. Overall, Hawaii offers a host of different adventurous activities and you are free to choose depending on what suits you.
A-T Children’s Project
A non-profit organization which raises funds to support the functions like biomedical research projects, different scientific conferences and predominantly a clinical center dedicated to find an effective cure for disease ataxia-telangiectasia, which is a lethal genetic disease attacking children and causing progressive damage of muscle control, and immune system problems. A-T Children’s Project has support from actor Ben and other celebrities.
BlackBerry Bold 9900
Ben seems like enjoying every bit of his BlackBerry Bold 9900 Touch phone as he is often spotted making calls and surfing the internet on his BlackBerry magic phone. 9900 Touch smartphone features a 2.8-inch VGA touchscreen and it runs on the newly launched and announced BlackBerry OS 7, which makes the interface too easy to use for everyone.
Ray-Ban 3025 Aviator Sunglasses
Ben can trust only the Ray-Ban 3025 Aviator Sunglasses for shading his eyes as he believes in the brand’s power and quality. Aviator sunglasses, nicknamed "Pilot shades" are a splendid style of sunglasses developed by iconic brand Ray-Ban. The sunglasses are characterized by their dark and often reflective lenses which cover an area nearly three times the total area of the eye socket.
Calibre De Cartier Watch
The watch which best suits Ben’s wrist is the Calibre De Cartier Watch, which he sports most of the times. The watch is contemporary and refined in terms of styling and is equipped with the innovative Manufacture Cartier movement. This new timepiece presents a splendid combination of honorable masculinity along with exceptional expertise.
J Brand Walker Straight Leg Jeans
The actor looks very nice sporting the J Brand Walker Straight Leg Jeans, which is made from cotton and is easily washable for repeated usage. The premium jeans has a cut with a full relaxed straight leg. It also has a Zip fly featuring a button closure. The Five-pocket style makes it further bolder in terms of styling.