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|Full Name:||Ben Platt|
|Birth Date:||September 24, 1993|
|Height:||5 feet 9 inches (1.75m)|
|Net Worth||$3 million|
|Hair Color||Dark Brown|
|Body Size||39-13-32 inches|
|Birth Place||Los Angeles, California|
|Education||Harvard-Westlake School, Columbia University|
|Father||Marc E. Platt|
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American actor and singer who is well known for playing Benji Applebaum in the comedy film ‘Pitch Perfect’ (2012). He also starred in the Broadway musical Dear Evan Hansen.
Ben Platt was born as Benjamin Schiff Platt on 24th September 1993, in Los Angeles, California, the United States. As of 2019, his age is 26 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 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 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.
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 ‘Columbia University’ production.
Ben 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 major film role portrayal of Benji Applebaum in musical comedy ‘Pitch Perfect’. The film received goods review from critics and audition.
Ben again reprised the role of Benji Applebaum in ‘Pitch Perfect 2,’ in 2015. He appeared in American comedy-drama film ‘Ricki and the Flash’ in the same year. However, the flim did not do too well in 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 from on July 10, 2015, and ended on August 23, 2015. In the year 2016, he reprised for 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 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 a comedy film ‘Drunk Parents’ and play an important role in ‘Run This Town’ in 2018. Similarly, he also plays a part in the ‘Netflix’ series ‘The Politician.’
What is Ben Platt Net Worth?
The actor and singer Ben Platt has an estimated net worth of $3 million according to Celebrity Net Worth. However, he has reaped the fruits of his perseverance in the business.
Who is Ben Platt Girlfriend?
Currently, Ben Platt is in a relationship. His girlfriend 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 2000s at Harvard-Westlake School.
The couple had ups and downs in their relationship due to their busy schedule. However, they had sorted out their problems and now living happily together.
Height & Weight
Ben stands at a 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.