Top 10 Facts - Ben Affleck
Fact #1

Ben was born on August 15, 1972 in Barkeley, California, USA, and was raised in Cambrige, Massachusetts. His full name is Benjamin Geza Affleck-Boldt.

Fact #2

He has a younger brother, Casey, who is also an actor.

Fact #3

Since a young boy, he always wanted to be an actor and his first foray into the business was through a burger king commercial.

Fact #4

While on set, he me his life-long friend Matt Damon. He actually lived jusy 10 blocks away from him.

Fact #5

Affleck made headlines when he began a high-profile romance with Gwyneth Paltrow, his co-star in the film Shakespeare in love. The couple announced their break-up in late 1998, but they remained good friends.

Fact #6

As a young boy, he always loved the Marvel comic book character daredevil. He got to play the character in the 2003 movie.

Fact #7

He was ranked #41 in premiere's 2003 annual power 100 list.

Fact #8

Affleck received $1.5 million dollars for doing commercials for L'Oreal shampoo in 2003.

Fact #9

Before the popularity of reality TV, him and then-girlfriend Jennifer Lopez were the closest to reality TV at that time in 2003. They became known as "Bennifer" in tabloid magazines. He never enjoyed all the media buzz thay received.

Fact #10

Lopez wrote song "Dear Ben" about him and how much she loved him.

Fact #11
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