Wednesday 12 July 2017

Ben Stiller

Benjamin Edward Meara Stiller was born on the 30th of November 1965. He is an American actor, comedian and filmmaker well known for his work in films like Empire of the Sun 1987, Hot Pursuit 1987, Next of Kin 1989, Highway to Hell 1992, The Cable Guy 1996, There's Something About Mary 1998, Orange County 2001, Zoolander 2001, Dodgeball: A True Underdog Story 2004, Meet The Fockers 2004, Along Came Polly 2004, Night at the Museum 2006, Little Fockers 2010, The Watch 2012 and While We're Young 2014. He is the producer of films like The Secret Life Of Walter Mitty, 30 Minutes or Less, The Ruins, Tropic Thunder, Blades of Glory, Duplex and Zoolander.

Ben Stiller Religion

Stiller was raised as a Jewish by his Jewish mother. The actor doesn't talk about whether he believes in god or follows his religion but he does identify with both his Jewish faith and Christianity. He had a bar mitzvah but his family celebrated both Christmas and Jewish holidays. So Stiller considers himself both Jewish and Catholic.

Ben Stiller Political Views

Stiller supports the Democratic Party since a long time now. He contributed nearly $50000 to various democratic campaigns and causes since 2002 and in 2008 donated $25000 to Barack Obama and $4600 to Hillary Clinton. He was also present at the at the New York party/fundraiser  hosted by Michelle Obama. Stiller joined his celebrities pals in a public service announcement made to raise awareness about the killing of dolphins off the coast of Japan. 

Who is he/she dating?

Stiller got married to Christina Taylor at an oceanfront ceremony in Hawaii. They met on the set of Heat Vision and Jack, a television pilot never broadcasted before. The couple have two children Ella Olivia Stiller born on the 10th of April 2010 and Quinlin Dempsey Stiller born on the 10th of July 2005. The couple have been separated now. He has also dated other actress like Jeanne Tripplehorn, Calista Flockhart and Amanda Peet.

Ben Stiller Hobbies

He enjoys watching cartoons in his free time. He also likes spending time with his friends. The actor is a hardcore trekkie and loves trekking in his free time. 

Interesting Facts

He began shooting Super-8 movies at the age of 10.

He helped Jenifer Estess raise millions of dollars to combat A.L.S. 

He has an estimated net worth of around $120 million.

He has bipolar disorder and it runs in the family.