What is Ben Platt Net Worth 2023? | Who is Ben Girlfriend?
An American actor and singer, Ben Platt is well known for playing Benji Applebaum in the comedy film ‘Pitch Perfect’ (2012). He also starred in the Broadway musical Dear Evan Hansen.
Early Days of Actor Ben Platt
Ben Platt was born Benjamin Schiff Platt on 24th September 1993, in Los Angeles, California, United States. As of 2023, his age is 30 years while his birth sign is Libra. He is the son of Julie Platt (mother) and Marc E. Platt (father). By profession, his father is a film, television, and theater producer.
Ben holds an American nationality and belongs to Ashkenazi Jewish ethnical background. He grew alongside his sibling brother Jonah Platt.
Education & Acting Training
Ben enrolled at Harvard-Westlake School in Los Angeles, California, and graduated in the year 2011. For his further studies, he attended Columbia University a private university located in New York City.
He also attended Adderley School for Performing Arts located in Pacific Palisades due to his interest in acting.
Who is Ben Platt’s Girlfriend?
Currently, Ben is in a relationship. His girlfriend’s name is Beanie Feldstein. His girlfriend is also an American actress. They are in a relationship with his high school. They met via their mutual friends in the 2000s at Harvard-Westlake School.
What is Ben Platt’s Net Worth?
Platt has an estimated net worth of $3 million as of 2023. However, he has reaped the fruits of his perseverance in the business.
Height & Weight
Ben stands at the height of 5 feet 9 inches with his body weighs around 69 kg. His chest, biceps, and waist size is 39-13-32 inches respectively. He has light brown hair color with his eyes color hazel.
Ben is also active on social sites like Facebook, Twitter, & Instagram.
Ben fell in love with theatre and music, when he was six-year-old. He just wanted to go to his class to perform as many times as he possibly could as he became obsessed with theatre. At the age of nine, he made his debut at ‘The Music Man’ in 2002 at ‘Hollywood Bowl’. he played the role of ‘Winthrop Paroo’ in ‘The Music Man’.
Similarly, he became a part of the national tour of ‘Caroline, or Change’ at the age of 11 but has a short role of five minutes. Then he played the role of Noah Gellman in ‘Caroline, or Change’ in 2004. He played Philip during the regional tour of ‘Dead End’ in 2005.
Ben appeared as Jean Valjean in the theatre production of ‘Les Miserables’ at the age of 17. Then he became part of another regional tour titled ‘The Power of Duff’ in 2012 and played Ricky in the stage play. He played the role of Chris Thurser in ‘The Black Suits’ in the same year.
In his early career, he had some notable roles portrayal of Claude Bukowski in ‘Hair: The American Tribal Love-Rock Musical’ under ‘The Columbia University production.
- Ben’s first memorable performance in ‘The Book of Mormon, premiered on December 19, 2012, at the ‘Bank of America Theatre’. The show ran from 2014 to 2015.
- In the year 2002, he got a major film role portrayal of Benji Applebaum in the musical comedy ‘Pitch Perfect. The film received good reviews from critics and auditions.
- Ben again reprised the role of Benji Applebaum in ‘Pitch Perfect 2,’ in 2015.
- He appeared in the American comedy-drama film ‘Ricki and the Flash’ in the same year.
- However, the film did not do too well in the box office collection. In the year 2015, he appeared in a starring role stage musical ‘Dear Evan Hansen.’
- His performance received positive reviews as a student who suffers from a severe mental illness.
- The show ran on July 10, 2015, and ended on August 23, 2015. In the year 2016, he reprised his role at ‘Second Stage Theater’ where his show was sold out.
- Once again he reprised his role as Evan Hansen at the ‘Music Box Theater’ in December 2016. On November 19, 2017, his last performance as Evan Hansen came out.
- He appeared in Ang Lee’s war drama film ‘Billy Lynn’s Long Halftime Walk in 2016. After that, he appeared in Whitney Cummings comedy film ‘The Female Brain, in 2017.
- In the same year, he appeared in an episode of the hit TV sitcom ‘Will & Grace’. On March 24, 2018, he performed with Lin-Manuel Miranda at the ‘March for Our Lives rally in Washington D.C.
- Ben appeared in the comedy film ‘Drunk Parents’ and played an important role in ‘Run This Town’ in 2018. Similarly, he also plays a part in the ‘Netflix’ series ‘The Politician.’
FAQs of Ben Platt
Who is Ben?
Platt is an American actor and singer who starred in the Broadway musical Dear Evan Hansen.
When was Ben born?
Ben was born Benjamin Schiff Platt on 24th September 1993, in Los Angeles, California, United States.
Who is the family of Ben?
He is the son of Julie Platt (mother) and Marc E. Platt (father). By profession, his father is a film, television, and theater producer.