- Name: Ben Stiller
- Age: 51 years old
- Height: 5ft 6in (168 cm)
- Occupation: Actor
- Net Worth: US $120 Million
- Status: Alive
Ben Stiller is an American film actor, comedian, director and producer. He’s known for films like Zoolander, Meet the Parents and Night at the Museum. Stiller was born Benjamin Edward Meara Stiller on November 30, 1965 in New York City. His parents are comedians Jerry Stiller and the late Anne Meara. He has an older sister named Amy. Stiller attended the Calhoun School in Manhattan’s Upper West Side. He studied film briefly at the University of California at Los Angeles.
Stiller made his acting debut in a 1986 Broadway production of The House of Blue Leaves. He followed up with small roles in the series Kate & Allie and Miami Vice. His early film credits include Hot Pursuit (1987) and Fresh Horses (1988). Stiller joined the cast of Saturday Night Live in 1989 as a writer. He spent 5 weeks with SNL before moving to Los Angeles. Stiller hosted ‘The Ben Stiller Show’ on MTV (1989-90) and later on Fox (1992-93). The show won an Emmy Award in 1993 for Outstanding Writing.
Stiller’s directorial debut was the romantic comedy-drama ‘Reality Bites (1994)’, starring Winona Ryder and Ethan Hawke. His second attempt was ‘The Cable Guy (1996)’ with Jim Carrey. Stiller starred as “Larry Daley” in the Night at the Museum film series and voiced the lion “Alex” from the Madagascar films. He starred opposite Owen Wilson in Todd Phillips’ film, Starsky & Hutch (2004). Other films include There’s Something about Mary (1998) with Cameron Diaz, Meet the Parents (2000) with Robert De Niro, and Tropic Thunder (2008) with Jack Black.
Ben Stiller is 5ft 6in tall and he’s of Jewish and Irish ancestry. His net worth is about $120 million. Stiller married actress ‘Christine Taylor‘ in May 2000. They have two children, Ella Olivia and Quinlin Dempsey. Prior to marriage he dated actresses Claire Forlani, Calista Flockhart, and Amanda Peet. Stiller revealed on The Howard Stern Show in October 2016 that he’s battling prostate cancer. He was diagnosed with the deadly disease in June 2014.
Stiller supported the Democratic presidential campaigns of John Kerry, Barack Obama, John Edwards and Hillary Clinton. He’s supported charities like the Starlight Starbright Children’s Foundation, and the Elizabeth Glaser Pediatric AIDS Foundation.
Ben Stiller Age, Birthday, Wiki
- Birth Name: Benjamin Edward Meara Stiller
- Birthday: November 30, 1965
- How Old : Age: 51 years old
- Place of Birth: New York City, New York, United States
- Zodiac Sign: Sagittarius
- How Tall : Height: 5ft 6in (168 cm)
- Occupation: Actor, Comedian, Filmmaker
- Years Active: 1980-present
- Net Worth 2017: US $120 Million
- Marriage(s): Christine Taylor
- Death-O-Meter: Alive