Ben Stiller Net Worth, One Of The Richest, How Rich Is Ben Stiller?
Ben Stiller is one of the most famous actors and comedian. He’s one of the richest celebrity in Hollywood.
Ben Stiller is the son of two popular acting parents named Jerry Stiller and Anne Meara.
He began his career as a writer and director.
The actor also wrote several mockumentaries at the beginning of his career.
He got his own show called “The Ben Stiller Show”. He made his debut as a director with “Reality Bites”.
Throughout his career, Ben Stiller has produced, wrote, directed, and starred more than 50 films.
Some of the films are in the box office such as Zoolander, Meet the Parents trilogy and Night at the Museum trilogy.
He has received numerous awards and honors including MTV Movie Awards, Emmy Award, and a Teen Choice Award.
Ben Stiller Bio, Parents
The full name of Ben Stiller is Benjamin Edward Meara Stiller. He was born on November 30, 1965, in New York City.
His father was born to a comedian and actor, Jerry Stiller, and his mother, actress and comedian, Anne Meara.
When he was 6 years old, his parents took Ben Stiller on the sets of several shows frequently.
Ben Stiller displayed an early interest in filmmaking. He made Super 8 films with his friends and sister.
When he was 9 years old, Ben Stiller made his acting debut, appearing in a TV series “Kate McShane”.
Ben Stiller attended The Cathedral School of St. John the Divine.
He graduated from New York’s Calhoun School in 1983.
Then, he attended the University of California, Los Angeles. However, he left school after nine months.
Later, he pursued an acting career by getting into acting classes and auditioning.
Ben Stiller Acting Career Beginnings
After his one-line appearance on a “Guiding Light” film led to the casting of 1986 Broadway show “The House of Blue Leaves”.
The Broadway revival was created by John Guare and it won the Tony Award.
Ben Stiller also produced a satirical mockumentary on an actor named Mahoney at that time. s
Then, he produced a 10-minute short film titled “The Hustler of Money” which aired on “Saturday Night Live” TV show in 1987.
In 1987’s Steven Spielberg’s film “Empire of the Sun”, Ben Stiller played a small part.
In the early 1990s, Stiller played a few small roles in some more movies.
Starting in 1992, he was cast as a host and producer of “Ben Stiller Show” on Fox Network.
The show had only aired for 12 episodes.
The show failed to make a mark but it received an Emmy Award for Outstanding Writing.
In 1995, Ben Stiller’s parents joined him in the film “Heavyweights”.
A year after, Stiller appeared in an Adam Sandler film “Happy Gilmore”.
Then, he made his second directorial effort in a film called “Cable Guy” starring Jim Carrey.
In 1999, Ben Stiller became part of the popular American film Black and White with Robert Downey Jr., Gaby Hoffmann, Mike Tyson (we also have articles about Tyson at Mike Tyson net worth) and many more.
Ben Stiller Career Breakthrough
His career got into superstardom when he played as the main role in several hit films including “There’s Something About Mary “ and Your Friends & Neighbors”.
However, his spoof series which starring Jack Black “Heat Vision and Jack” was a flop.
In 2000, Ben Stiller starred in three movies “Keeping the Faith”, “The Independent”, and “Meet The Parents”.
In 2001, he directed and acted in a comedy film alongside Owen Wilson “Zoolander”.
The film features some celebrity cameos.
From 2003 to 2004, he appeared in some films which were both commercial and critical success, although there is one film that received a negative review of Envy.
In the film, Ben Stiller and Jack Black (read more about Jack Black movie at Jack Black net worth) are considered to have failed to bring the script well.
His first try at an animated film was in “Madagascar” in 2005. At the box office. The film grossed over $532 million.
He continued to impress the world by appearing in more movies both as a cameo or other role.
In 2008, he was involved in “Tropic Thunder” which was pretty successful.
He directed and starred in a highest-grossing film on it’s the opening week “Reality Bites”
The movie received mixed reviews from fans and critics.
The film “There’s Something About Mary” was the reason he got so much popularity at that time.
Ben Stiller Filmography, Awards, and Achievements
This comedic actor has been a nominee of Teen Choice Awards for twelve times.
He finally won it as the Choice Hissy Fit for his performance in “Zoolander”.
Ben Stiller has been nominated in MTV Movie Award for thirteen times and he won three of them.
He was also inducted as an honorary member of the class by the Princeton University’s Class of 2015.
Stiller was also honored to receive “The MTV Generation Award” in 2009.
He received the Charlie Chaplin Britannia Award for Excellence in Comedy in 2011.
Ben Stiller hasn’t been nominated or won for any Oscars.
Here is the highlight of Ben Stiller Filmography in his entire career to date:
- The Cable Guy (1996)
- There’s Something About Mary (1998)
- Meet the Parents (2000), Meet the Fockers (2004), & Little Fockers (2010).
- Zoolander (2001), & Zoolander 2 (2016)
- Night at the Museum trilogy (2006), (2009), and (2014)
- The Marc Pease Experience (200), In this comedy, Stiller is involved in a love triangle with Jason Schwartzman and Anna Kendrick (check Anna Kendrick net worth).
- any more.
Ben Stiller Kids, Wife, Age, Height, Personal Life
Ben Stiller married Christine Taylor in Hawaii in May 2000.
They had two children named Ella Olivia and Quinlin Dempsey.
However, the couple gets separated in 2007 after 17 years of marriage.
Ben Stiller age is 53 years old this year. His height is 170 cm.
Ben Stiller owns a production company named ‘Red Hour Productions” since 2001.
One of Ben Stiller’s popular quotes is this one’ “I enjoy the work I do in Comedies. It’s a valid test of your creative abilities”.
Ben Stiller Wealth, House, Cars
Ben Stiller is surely a really rich guy.
The number of films that starred certainly became the main source of Stiller net worth, especially when it became a box office such as Barbra Streisand net worth who had acted as her mother in the film Meet the Fockers.
He also has a bunch of other ventures that would be one of the reasons for her big amount of net worth.
He lives in his Beverly Hills house which has a Mediterranean style.
Stiller purchased it in December 1999 for only 1,825 million dollars.
The Audi Q7 is one full-size luxury sport utility car which he drove.
He publicly show it for the first time at the premiere of “Iron Man”.
Throughout his career, Ben Stiller has starred and directed so many movies.
He won several prestigious awards for his amazing performance in the film industry.
For his struggle in the entertainment industry, he achieved a lot of success.
So, what’s Ben Stiller net worth this year?
According to Celebrity Net Worth, Ben Stiller has an estimated net worth of $200 million.