1)Born on August 15, 1972 in Berkeley, California, USA he was raised in Cambridge, Massachusetts, USA by his father Tim Affleck who was social worker and his mother Chris Affleck who was a school teacher.
2)Ben Affleck is 6 feet 3.5 inches or 1.93m tall.
3)His younger brother Casey Affleck is also an actor. They have started together in movies like Good Will Hunting and Gone Baby Gone.
4)Ben dropped out of the University of Vermont after one semester.
5)He made his breakthrough in acting career when he was cast in Richard Linklater’s classic Dazed and Confused in 1993. He then starred in film Good Will Hunting for which he got Academy Award for Best Original Screenplay along-with his childhood friend Matt Daemon.
6)In 1998, he got lead role in blockbuster movie Armageddon and then played a huge role in Academy Award winning film Shakespeare in Love.
7)It was rumored that Ben dated Shakespeare in Love co-star Gwyneth Paltrow in 1998, but after several media attentions they announced their break-ups in 1999, but they are still good friends.
8)As a young boy, he dreamt of playing superhero character and he got a chance to play the character of Daredevil in 2003 movie “Daredevil”.
9)He has collected huge amount of money doing TV commercials. He received $1.5 million for doing commercials for L’Oreal Shampoo in 2003.
10)In 2003 he had a short term relationship with Jennifer Lopez, Lopez wrote the song “Dear Ben” about him and how much she loved him.
11)Ben gifted $2.5 million pink diamond rink to Jennifer Lopez in 2003, but she gave it back when they later broke up after much media attention.
12)After break up with Jennifer, he began dating actress Jennifer Garner in 2004. They got married on June 29, 2005. They have three children named Violet Anne, Seraphina “Sera” Rose Elizbeth and Samuel “Sam” Garner.
13)He was once fined $135 for driving in Massachusetts with a suspended license.
14)He was chosen as one of People Magazine’s Most Beautiful People in the World.
15)Ben has five motorcycles.