Ben Stein Biography

Biography by Published on Updated on 08 Aug, 2021
Facts of Ben Stein
Date of Birth: 1944 , November-25
Age: 76 years old
Birth Nation: United States of America
Height: 5 Feet 11 Inch
Name Ben Stein
Birth Name Benjamin Jeremy Stein
Father Herbert Stein
Mother Mildred Fishman-Stein
Nationality American
Birth Place/City Washington
Profession Actor,Comedian,Writer,Lawyer
Net Worth $20 million
Married to Alexandra Denman
Children Tom Stein
Movies The Wild Life,Ferris Bueller's Day Off,Ghostbusters ll
TV Show Charles in Charge,The Wonder Years, MacGyver
Sisters Racheal Stein
Books Yes,You Can Retire Comfortably, Can America Survive?, and Yes, You Can Time the Market
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Benjamin Jeremy Stein is a journalist, lawyer, actor, comedian, and political and economic analyst from the United States. He is best known for hosting game shows such as Win Ben Stein's Money for which he has won Emmy Awards. Also, Stein was a speechwriter for U.S. Presidents Richard Nixon and Gerald Ford.

Bio-wiki Of Ben Stein

Ben Stein was born in Washington, D.C., on November 25, 1944, to Herbert and Mildred Fishman-Stein. Herbert Stein, his father, was an economist and writer. Under Richard M. Nixon, he was also Chairman of the Council of Economic Advisors. Mrs.Stein, his mother, was a stay-at-home mom.

Ben was raised alongside his sister Rachel Stein, a writer. As of April 2021, he is aged 76 years and stands tall at 5 feet 11 inches

Moving on to his studies, he graduated from Montgomery Blair High School in Silver Springs, Maryland, in 1962. He went on to Columbia University, where he earned an honors degree in economics in 1966. He graduated as valedictorian from Yale Law School in June 1970.

Man Of All Seasons Ben Stein: Writer, Lawyer, Actor, And Comedian

The American Lawyer started his career as a poverty lawyer in New Haven in Washington, and later, Ben became a trial lawyer for the Federal Trade Commission. He worked as a speechwriter and lawyer for President Richard Nixon in 1973 and then for President Gerald Ford.

Besides, the actor cum comedian's first teaching job was as an associate professor at American University in Washington, D.C., where he taught about popular culture's political and social content. Stein then taught constitutional and civil rights under the US Constitution at the University of California, Santa Cruz.

The 76-year-old also contributes to the conservative magazines The American Spectator and Newsmax daily. He's also contributed to The Wall Street Journal, The New York Times, New York Magazine, Penthouse, Los Angeles Magazine, and Barron's Magazine.

Ben wrote a biweekly column for Yahoo! Finance online, the most recent published on August 7, 2009. Yes, You Can Retire Comfortably, Can America Survive?, and Yes, You Can Time the Market are among his best-selling books (co-authored with investment advisor Phil DeMuth). Additionally, he published The Real Stars, a collection of essays, in 2009.

CAPTION: Ben Stein SOURCE: The Famous People

Moving towards his career in the entertainment industry, the actor debuted in the movie "The Wild Life" as a salesman in the year 1984."Ghostbusters ll," "Dennis the Menace," "Casper," "House Arrest," and "Son of the Mask" are some of his credits in the film industry. 

From 1997 to 2003, Stein and co-host Jimmy Kimmel presented the Comedy Central game show Win BenStein's Money. Also, he was the host of the Comedy Central talk show Turn Ben Stein On in 1999. Ben appeared on a celebrity episode of The Weakest Link called "TV Hosts Edition" in 2001 with other television hosts and was voted off in round 6 despite being the Strongest Link for that round.

He is also one of the popular writer's of the states which books like The View from Sunset Boulevard: America as Brought to You By the People Who Make Television, Hollywood Days, Hollywood Nights: The Diary of a Mad Screenwriter, The Real Stars: In Today's America, Who Are the True Heroes? under his name. His first book was published in 1978 and his last book titled How to Really Ruin Your Financial Life and Portfolio was published in 2012. He has written about twenty-one books so far.

How Much Is His Net Worth? Wealth And Earnings

Ben Stein, an American lawyer, journalist, and actor, has a net worth of $20 million in 2021. He is well-known for his opinions on a variety of economic, social, and political topics. He served as a speechwriter for Presidents Gerald Ford and Richard Nixon of the United States.

CAPTION: Ben Stein's Net worth is estimated at around $20 million SOURCE: Texarkana Gazette

According to sources, as Win Ben Stein's Money host, his earning was $5000 per episode. Additionally, he has been credited to numerous movies and makes a decent amount of money from his writing.

Who Is He Married To?

Benjamin Jeremy Stein is a married man. The writer is happily married to Alexandra Denman, an entertainment lawyer. In 1968, they married, but in 1974, they divorced.

CAPTION: Ben Stein with his Wife Alexandra Denman SOURCE: Whos Dated Who

They eventually reconciled, and they married again in 1977 and are together ever since. Tom, their adopted son, was born in 1987. Stein and Denman share a home in Beverly Hills and Malibu, California.

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