Ben Affleck

Ben Affleck is an actor, screenwriter, director, producer, and philanthropist. He rose to prominence after his breakthrough performance in the 1997 film Good Will Hunting, which he wrote with longtime friend and actor Matt Damon. He has won two Oscars and three Golden Globes, and he's also the founder of Eastern Congo Initiative (ECI), an advocacy organization focused on working with the people of eastern Congo.
Ben Affleck
Full Name
Benjamin Géza Affleck-Boldt
Berkeley, CA


Who is Ben Affleck dating?

Ben Affleck has been dating superstar singer and actress Jennifer Lopez since reuniting in 2021. The pair previously dated and were engaged for two years, from 2002 to 2004.

Who was Ben Affleck's wife?

Ben Affleck was married to actress Jennifer Garner from June 29, 2005, to October 5, 2018. They initially met in 2000 while filming the movie 'Pearl Harbor' and reunited two years later on the set of 'Daredevil.' However, they didn't officially start dating until 2004.

How many kids does Ben Affleck have?

Ben Affleck has three children with ex-wife Jennifer Garner. Their oldest daughter Violet was born in 2005, and in 2009, they had their second daughter Seraphina Rose Elizabeth. Affleck's third child and first son, Samuel Garner, was born in 2012.

How did Matt Damon and Ben Affleck meet?

Ben Affleck first met Matt Damon in Cambridge, Massachusetts, at 8 years old. The two lived in the same neighborhood, where they played baseball and took acting classes together in high school. Later, the famous friends co-wrote and co-starred in 'Good Will Hunting,' which earned the duo an Academy Award for best original screenplay.

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