Benjamin Géza Affleck-Boldt is an American actor and filmmaker. His accolades include two Academy Awards, three Golden Globe Awards, and a Volpi Cup.
He began his career as a child when he starred in the PBS educational series The Voyage of the Mimi.
During Affleck’s childhood, his father had a self-described “severe, chronic problem with alcoholism”, and Affleck has recalled him drinking “all day … every day”.
His father was “very difficult”, and Affleck felt a sense of “relief” at the age of 11 when his parents divorced, and his father exited the family home.
His father continued to drink heavily and eventually became homeless, spending two years living on the streets of Cambridge.
When Affleck was 16, his father entered a rehabilitation facility in Indio, California. He lived at the facility for twelve years to maintain his sobriety and worked there as an addiction counselor.
What is Ben Affleck net worth?
Ben Affleck is an American actor, screenwriter, producer, and director who has a net worth of $150 million.