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Award winning American short-story writer Ben Shattuck Bio & Wiki

Award winning American short-story writer Ben Shattuck Bio & Wiki

Facts of Ben Shattuck

Full Name: Ben Shattuck
Gender: Male
Profession: Writer, Artist
Country: United States
DatingJenny Slate
Eye ColorHazel
Hair ColorLight Brown
Birth PlaceMassachusetts
EducationCornell University, Victoria University, University of Iowa
Instagram Ben Shattuck Instagram
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Ben Shattuck is an American short-story writer who has won several winners. However, he is popular as the boyfriend of actress Jenny Slate.

Early Life of Ben Shattuck

Ben Shattuck was born in Massachusetts, the United States of America. By nationality, Ben is an American and belongs to a white ethnic background. He joined the College of Architecture, Art, and Planning at Cornell University located in Ithaca, New York.

Ben Shattuck with his girlfriend
Caption: Ben Shattuck with his girlfriend (Photo: Instagram)

Similarly, he also studied fiction writing at the University of Iowa and Victoria University in Wellington, New Zealand. Ben has a light brown hair color with hazel eyes color.

“He took me to France and made a picnic and made me feel happy and free and then he asked me to marry him and i screamed YES. I love you @benshattuck_art, you are the kindest and brightest and I am so grateful and here we go and keep going,” Slate shared alongside a slide show of pictures of their trip.

They shared their love via Instagram and frequently post each other’s pictures on their respective Instagram. However, the couple is yet to share the wedding date as well as the venue.

Previously his girlfriend Slate married comedian Dean Fleischer-Camp in 2012. Unfortunately, after four years they separation in May 2016. She was also in a relationship with her Gifted co-actor, Chris Evans on and off for two years before they split in March 2018.

Ben and Jenny stepped out as a couple for the first time at Sundance

Finally, the couple accepts their romantic relationship in the media. They officially stepped out as a couple in the Sundance Film Festival in early 2019 for the first time. During the festival confirmed their budding romance pictures of the two gettings cozy.

What is Ben Shattuck Net Worth & Salary?

Ben Shattuck earns a handsome salary and grabs a considerable fortune from his job.

Similarly, the average salary of the short story writer is around $61,240. Ben might be receiving more than that amount of worth as he is an award-winning writer. On the other hand, Shattuck’s fiancee, Jenny has an estimated net worth of $5 million as of 2022 earned from her professional career as an actress.


Professionally, Ben Shattuck is an American short story writer. However, he is engaged in multi-career.

1. He’s an art curator:

Ben Shattuck is an art curator at Dedee Shattuck Gallery, “inspired space for contemporary art, a sculpture garden, a gift shop, and a community events venue.” according to his Instagram bio. It is located in Westport, Massachusetts, and owned by his mother, Dedee Shattuck.

2. He’s also an artist:

Ben is also an artist not only an art gallery curator.

Ben Shattuck, Writer
Caption: Ben Shattuck, Writer (Photo: Instagram)

After looking at his website portfolio that shows his undeniable talent and artistic ability; he often paints landscapes, and nature is a common theme in his art.

3. Ben is an award-winning writer

In the year 2019, Ben won the Pushcart Prize winner for his short story, The History of Sound. Likewise, he won the PEN America Best Debut Short Story award in the year 2017. After that, Ben also won the Michael Rapuano Memorial Award at Cornell University. He also works as the director for the Cuttyhunk Island Writers’ Residency located off the coast of Cape Cod, Massachusetts.

FAQs of Ben Shattuck

Who is Ben Shattuck?

Ben is an American short-story writer who has won several winners.

Where was Ben Shattuck born?

Ben was born in Massachusetts, the United States of America.