Ben Koldyke Biography

Biography by Published on Updated on 25 Aug, 2019
Facts of Ben Koldyke
Date of Birth: 1968 , March-27
Age: 53 years old
Birth Nation: United States of America
Height: 6 Feet 2 Inch
Name Ben Koldyke
Birth Name Benjamin Koldyke
Father Martin J Koldyke
Mother Patricia Blunt Koldyke
Nationality American
Birth Place/City Chicago, Illinois
Ethnicity White
Profession Actor
Net Worth $7 million
Weight in KG 85 kg
Famous for Mr. Robinson
Divorce Maggie Lawson
Education Dartmouth College
Online Presence Instagram, Twitter
Movies The Finest Hours
TV Show Gortimer Gibbon's Life on Normal Street
Siblings Elizabeth Koldyke, Carl Koldyke, and Laird Koldyk
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Ben Koldyke was a teacher and football coach who eventually turned into an actor. No hard feeling as the American actor is leading a marvelous acting career. He appeared on the popular series like Big Love, How I Met Your Mother, Back in the Game, and many more. Koldyke, however, is best known for his performance in the American sitcom Mr. Robinson aired on NBC. In 2018, she was a cast in comedy series Silicon Valley.

Early Life Of Ben Koldyke  

Ben Koldyke was born Benjamin Koldyke on 27 March 1968 in Chicago, Illinois. He is a son of Patricia Blunt Koldyke and Martin J Koldyke, a former investment banker. He is of American nationality and belongs to Caucasian ethnicity. 

The former football coach was raised along with his three siblings: Elizabeth Koldyke, Carl Koldyke, and Laird Koldyke.

After completing high school, Koldyke went to Choate Rosemary Hall, a college preparatory private institute. Then he went to Dartmouth College, New Hampshire where he graduated with a bachelor's degree in English in 1991. In his college days, Koldyke played a quarterback for the football team.

Ben Koldyke's Professional Career

Ben Koldyke began his professional career as a high school English teacher and a football coach in Chicago. Later, he changed his base and tried his luck in acting. He starred on the TV pilot Boldly Going Nowhere but the show wasn't picked.     

Koldyke then ended up starring in the HBO television drama series Big Love. In the series, he played the recurring role of Dale Tomasson. Also, he portrayed the role of Don Frank in the CBS sitcom How I Met Your Mother.

CAPTION: Ben Koldyke SOURCE: Earn The Necklace

In 2012, the actor appeared on the lead role of Lee Standish in the ABC sitcom Work It. The following year, he appeared on another ABC sitcom Back in the Games along with the co-stars Maggie Lawson and James Caan

Then after Koldyke appeared on the recurring role of Greg Gibbon in the TV series Gortimer Gibbon's Life on Normal Street (2014-2016). In 2015, he notably appeared on the recurring role of Paul Edley on the period drama series Masters of Sex.  The same year, he starred as Jimmy Hooper on the short-lived sitcom Mr. Robinson

The actor was cast in the historical drama-thriller film The Finest Hours in 2016. Koldyke played the role of Donald Bangs. The movie was directed by Craig Gillespie and features popular actors like Chris Pine, Casey Affleck, Holliday Grainger, Ben Foster, and others.

Recently, he starred as Ben on the satirical television series Silicon Valley

Ben Koldyke's Net Worth, Salary and House

So far, Ben Koldyke is leading a prosperous career. From his incredible acting skills, the actor is earning an attractive amount of money. According to Celebrity Networth, Koldyke has a whopping net worth of $7 million. 

Here is the list of some of his movies box office earning and cast members. Have a look:

Movies Box Office Earning Cast
The Finest Hours $52.1 million Chris Pine, Casey Affleck, Ben Foster
Stuck on You $65.8 million  Matt Damon, Eva Mendes, Greg Kinnear
Thirteen Days $66.5 million Kevin Costner, Bruce Greenwood, Steven Culp

Mr. Robinson star Koldyke owns a luxurious 2,276 square feet house in Santa Monica, California. He purchased the house back in 2009 for $1.45 million. Koldyke listed the 3 bedrooms and 2 bathrooms house for $3.895 million. 

Ben Koldyke's Personal Life

The actor Ben Koldyke was married to American actress Maggie Lawson. The couple tied the knot back in August 2015. The wedding ceremony was held in Las Vegas, New Mexico in the presence of their friends and family. 

CAPTION: Actor Ben Koldyke and his ex-wife Maggie Lawson SOURCE: Celebrity XYZ

But things didn't go well between the two and his then-wife Lawson filed for divorce in early 2017 citing irreconcilable differences. After the divorce, he doesn't seem to anyone. 

Ben Koldyke's Age, Body Measurement and Other Facts

  • Age: As of 2019, Ben Koldyke is 51 years old.
  • Birth Sign: Aries
  • Height: He stands at a tall height of 6 feet 2 inches (1.88 m).
  • Weight: He weighs 187 lbs (85 kg).
  • Body measurement: He has an attractive body measurement. 
  • Hair Color: Dark Brown
  • Eyes Color: Blue

Koldyke is very active on Instagram and documents his personal life and is seen spending quality time with his near and dear one.