Ben Foster Biography

Biography by Published on Updated on 27 Feb, 2020
Facts of Ben Foster
Date of Birth: 1980 , October-29
Age: 40 years old
Birth Nation: United States of America
Height: 5 Feet 9 Inch
Name Ben Foster
Birth Name Benjamin A. Foster
Nick Name Ben
Father Steven Foster
Mother Gillian Kirwan Foster
Nationality Ameriacn
Birth Place/City Boston, Massachusetts
Ethnicity White
Profession Actor
Net Worth $ 20 million
Eye Color Green
Hair Color Dark-Brown
Weight in KG 73 KG
Girlfriend Kirsten Dunst, Jenna Danneberger
Married Not Yet
Education Maharishi School of the Age of Enlightenment
Awards Screen Actors Guild Award
Movies Warcraft, Inferno
TV Show Flash Forward
Siblings Jon Foster
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Ben Foster is an actor of American nationality known notably for his films including The Laramie Project, X-Men: The Last Stand, The Messenger, 30 Days of Night and many more.

He has been married to actress Laura Prepon with who she shares two children, a son, and a daughter.

His Parents Are Restaurateurs

Ben Foster was born as Benjamin A. Foster on the 29th of October, 1980, in Boston, Massachusetts. His father, Steven Foster, and mother, Gillian Kirwan, both are restaurateurs.

His incredible acting skills and personality has made people search for his bio and career details. He was raised along with his brother Jon Foster in Fairfield, Iowa.

He started his acting career at the age of sixteen. To pursue a career in acting, he dropped out of high school and landed a role in the television series, Flash Forward.

Acting Career

He first played several small roles on television and appeared in two episodes of the TV series Freaks and Geeks.

His debut acting role was in 2001 when he appeared in the movie Get Over It. He also bagged the role of Russell Crown for the HBO series Six Feet Under. He then landed many roles in movies like 11:14, The Punisher and Hostage. This led him to be recognized as a good actor among his fans.

Ben appeared next as Angel in X Men: The Last Stand and portrayed the character of Jake Mazursky on Alpha Dog. He also played the role of a killer Charlie Prince on the film 3:10 to Yuma.

The Broadway play Orphans showcased him by replacing Shia LeBouf on February, 2013. A Streetcar Named Desire too was set to showcase him but the production was closed shortly afterward.

Another movie, the adaptation of the Warcraft film, will also be starring Ben. In a biopic of Lance Armstrong, Ben is set to play the lead role.

Whopping Net Worth of $20 Million

Ben Foster has made a name and fame in the entertainment industry for himself for his acting skills on screen.

Due to this, he has managed to bag up a net worth of 20 million dollars, according to the Celebrity Net Worth website. It has been said that he has a salary of 1.4 million dollars annually.

Married to Laura Prepon, Father of Two Children

Ben Foster is a married man. He exchanged vows with his girlfriend Laura Prepon, whom he knows since they were in their teenage, in June 2018.

In June 2017, the couple in an interview that they were expecting their first child together. The husband-wife duo welcomed a baby girl in August 2017 who they named Ella Foster.

Prepon and Foster welcomed their second child on February 26, 2020, after announcing that they were expecting a baby in August 2019.

The actress confirmed the birth of the baby with a sweet Instagram post.

CAPTION: Laura Prepon with her newborn son SOURCE: instagram/Laura Prepon

Sources confirmed that the newest addition a baby boy but they didn't disclose the name of the baby.

Past Relationships and Dating History

Apart from his acting credits, Ben is also talked widely in regards to his personal life. He is currently known to be single. As of 2000, Ben Foster was in a relationship with Kirsten Dunst. The couple was together for a year after which they broke up.

He was also rumored to be dating Ellen Page from 2006 to 2007 but the relationship was not confirmed. Zoe Kravitz was the girlfriend of Ben Foster on 2007. They were together for a year too. After this, he reportedly dated Jenna Danneberger on 2011.

He started a relationship with Robin Wright the same year and they got engaged on 2013. Their engagement lasted until 2015 after which they broke off their affair.

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