Ben Stiller Biography

(Actor, Comedian, Filmmaker)

Ben Stiller is an American actor, comedian, and filmmaker(director). He was married to the actress Christine Taylor

More about the relationship

Ben Stiller was married on 13th May 2000. He was married to the actress Christine Taylor, who is known for her role as Marcia Brady in The Brady Bunch Movie (1995) and later starred in Zoolander.

The couple also has two children: Ella Olivia Stiller and Quinlin Dempsey Stiller. But the couple got separated due to some personal reasons. But due to some differences, they divorced in 2017.

He was previously engaged to Jeanne Tripplehorn from 1993 to 1996.

Currently, Ben is single and might be focusing on his career.

Relationship Facts of Ben Stiller

  • Ben Stiller is not having an affair with anyone presently.
  • His sexual orientation is straight.

Who is Ben Stiller?

Ben Stiller is an American actor, comedian, and filmmaker(director). He is responsible for such funny films as There’s Something About Mary, Zoolander, and Meets the Parents.

Ben Stiller: Age, Parents, Siblings, Ethnicity, Education

His birth name is Benjamin Edward Meara Stiller. He was born on November 30, 1965, in New York City, U.S.

Ben Stiller was the second child of famed comedians Jerry Stiller(father) and Anne Meara(mother), raised in Manhattan’s Upper West Side. He has an elder sister, Amy Stiller. He does not have any brothers.

Ben Stiller attended the University of California in Los Angeles but left in 1984 after only nine months. He then made his acting debut in a Broadway revival of The House of Blue Leaves in 1985.

Ben Stiller: Career, Salary, Net Worth

After two years, Ben Stiller made his Big-screen debut in Fresh Horses, starring alongside aging Brat Pack members Molly Ringwald and Andrew McCarthy. The fact that the film was a disaster didn’t phase Stiller, whose next gig, in 1989, was as a writer for the sketch comedy show Saturday Night Live (SNL).

He described the backstage atmosphere there as “very negative” and, disillusioned, left for Los Angeles after just five weeks as an SNL writer.

The Ben Stiller Show, in Los Angeles, Stiller began work on The Ben Stiller Show, a half-hour sketch comedy that aired on MTV before being picked up by FOX for a brief run. Like Saturday Night Live during the 1970s and’80s, Then Ben Stiller Show became a fertile breeding ground for young, hip comics, with Bob Odenkirk, Andy Dick, and Janeane Garofalo among the talents who wrote or acted for the program.

Despite positive critical reviews, the show was canceled after just 12 episodes, though Stiller and his co-writers did win an Emmy for Outstanding writing in a variety or music program in 1993.

Stiller’s next projects were directing and acting in Reality Bites (1994), a film about the issues plaguing a group of college graduates. Starring Winona Ryder, Ethan Hawke, and Garofalo, and often seen as a glorification of Generation X and the values commonly associated with it, Reality Bites was unpopular with critics but became a minor cult classic.

Stiller then embarked on directing A Simple Plan, but six weeks into production he had a falling out with Savoy Pictures over Budget issues and abandoned the picture.

Big Screen Stardom; Ben Stiller returned to the Big screen in the David O. Russell comedy Flirting with Disaster (1996), playing a young father searching for his birth parents. He then directed and appeared in the offbeat comedy The Cable Guy (1996), which starred Jim Carrey and Matthew Broderick.

It was Ben Stiller’s starring role in the gross-out comedy “There’s Something About Mary (1998), alongside Cameron Diaz and Matt Dillon, which propelled him to widespread fame. The following year, the comedian co-wrote the mock self-help book, Feel This Book: An Essential Guide to Self- Empowerment, Spiritual Supremacy, and Sexual Satisfaction, with Garofalo.

In 2000, Stiller appeared with Jenna Elfman and Edward Norton in Keeping the Faith and teamed with Hollywood veterans Robert De Niro and Blythe Danner for the sidesplitting comedy “Meet The Parents”. The film’s success eventually led to the creation of two sequels, Meet the Dockers (2004) and Little Fockers(2010).

In 2001, Ben Stiller appeared indistinctly contrasting roles on the big screen: Zoolander, a satirical look at the fashion industry, was more of his typical goofy effort. However, he also showed a serious side as a fiercely protective father in the Wes Anderson Comedy-drama The Royal Tenenbaums.

In 2004, Ben Stiller teamed with Owen Wilson for an update of the classic TV action comedy Starsky & Hutch and played Vince Vaughn’s nemesis in the comic spoof Dodgeball. He also paired with Jennifer Aniston for the romantic comedy Along Came Polly.

In 2006, Stiller channeled his brand of neurotic humor toward the younger audiences for Night at the Museum. A huge hit, it spawned the sequels “Night at the Museum: Battle of Smithsonian(2009) and Night at the Museum: Secret of the Tomb (2014).

Ben Stiller directed and starred in Tropic Thunder (2008) and the remake of “The Secret Life of Water Mitty (2013), drawing mixed reviews, During this period, Ben also appeared alongside Eddie Murphy in the comedy caper Tower Heist (2011), and reunited with Vaughn for The Watc (2012). The funnyman then prepared to reprise one of his most famous roles with Zoolander 2, set for a 2016 release.

In October 2016, Ben Stiller revealed on the Howard Stern Show that he had been diagnosed with prostate cancer two years earlier and that doctors were able to successfully treat the disease because of early detection. “It came out of the blue for me. I had no idea, Ben Stiller told Stern. “At first, I didn’t know what was gonna happen. I was scared, it just stopped everything in your life because you can’t plan for a movie because you don’t know what’s gonna happen”.

Ben said that he went public with his diagnosis to raise awareness about early detection and the PSA or prostate-specific antigen test, which helps doctors screen for the disease. “I wanted to talk about it because of the [PSA] test…. I feel like the test saved my life”, Ben Stiller said.

This actor has a salary of $20 million and has the Net Worth of a whopping $200 million.

Ben Stiller: Rumors and Controversy

As celebrity fans are always wanted to know more about them also about their personal life and sometimes others too.

Stiller’s divorce from “Christine Taylor”, after 17 years of marriage it became a huge rumor in the media and which turns to be true. And there are no such controversies to date.

Body Measurements: Height, Weight, Body Size

Ben Stiller stands 5 feet 7 inches in height. He is a healthy weighed actor and weighs 69 kg.

Stiller’s chest size: 36 inches, Waist Size: 32 inches, Arms/biceps size: 14 inches and his Feet/shoe size” US 11. He has black hair color and brown eye color.

Social Media

He is active on social media sites like Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter. He has more than 7 million followers on Facebook, he has around 5.7 million on Twitter, and has more than 1.8 million followers on Instagram.


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