Ben Stiller is an American actor, comedian, writer, director and a producer with an estimated net worth of $120 million. He is one among the highly paid stars in Hollywood.
Benjamin Edward Meara Stiller was born on November 30, 1965 in New York City, New York to great comedians Jerry Stiller and Anne Meara. Amy Stiller is his sister. She is also a gifted comedian and a great actress. He tied knot with Christine Taylor and has two children.
Ben Stiller and his wife, Christine has guest starred on the TV show-Friends (1994) in different episodes.
Ben went to Calhoun School in 1983 and The Cathedral School of St. John the Divine. He attended the University of California at Los Angeles of Theatre, Film and Television. As a film student but left the college after nine months.
Before hooking to movies, Ben Stiller had a strong theatre experience. Ben appeared in TV shows when he was a teenager. His debut film was Steven Spielberg’s Empire of the Sun in the year 1987. After which, the actor has to settle down with guest appearances in few movies.
The movie There’s Something about Mary again helped the actor to bring out the comedy talents to lime light.
His talent in comedy fetched him MTV and Emmy Awards. He was also awarded The Teen Choice Award. In the year, 1986, Ben Stiller started to act in The Broadway stage-play. The Play which fetched him four Prestigious Tony awards was The House of Blue Leaves. Some of his popular movies were Dodgeball, Madagascar Series, Mystery men, Zoolander, Night at the Museum, and Meet the Parents.
Ben’s sister Amy also appeared in the movie Dodgeball: A True Underdog Story and Reality Bites. His first screen play was written while he was appearing in Broadway.
His next screen play was The Hustler of Money, which was made to a movie. The net worth of Ben Stiller started hiking from 1990 after he started hosting and producing his own TV program.
The TV show The Ben Stiller show, has earned him Emmy award, he was the director, producer and script writer for the show.
He is now involved in supporting various foundations like The Michael J. Fox Foundation for Parkinson’s disease as well as Oxfam. Through his Stiller Strong Campaign, Ben raised funds for schools in Haiti. Time Magazine has mentioned Ben as one of the 100 most influential people in the world.
Ben Stiller is amongst the highest paid actors in America. Ben also has produced a approximately 50 films, the gross revenue per film is $76 million.
His movie Little Fockers, earned about $310 million. Total earnings of Ben Stiller totals up to $47,500,000
His assets include home at Beverly Hills of $12.5 million and 5334 square feet. He also has a $5 million home in the island of Kauai, Hawaii. He owns an Audi Q7 and Jaguar XF10.
Ben is an excellent comedian. He is one among the popular American performer.
Full name: Benjamin Edward Meara Stiller
Date of birth: 30 November 1965
Birth place: New York City, New York
Age: 51 Years
Profession: Actor, Comedian, Writer, Director, Producer
Height: 1.7 m
Weight: 68 Kg