Ben Stiller

Ben Stiller Biography

Posted by | Vishnu Das on | November 20, 2023

Date of Birth

30 / November / 1965


59 Years


Actor Comedian Writer Producer Musician and Director

Ben Stiller Age, Net Worth, Wife, Family, Biography, & More

Ben Stiller was born on 30th November 1965. He is now 58 years old. Ben Stiller was raised in New York by a settled Jewish family. He is American by birth and believes in the Jewish faith.

His early education was completed at Calhoun High School, in the United States. He then enrolled at the University of California, where he graduated. He was interested in acting and other co-curricular activities from the beginning of his life rather than studying.


Ben Stiller was born Benjamin Edward Meara Stiller in New York City on November 30, 1965, to Anne Meara and Jerry Stiller, veteran comedians, and actors. His parents inspired him to pursue an acting career. His family was a mix of Judaism, and Irish Catholicism, and Ben had a Bar Mitzvah.


Anne Meara and Jerry Stiller are Ben Stiller’s parents. Jerry Stiller, a comedian and TV producer by profession, is Ben Stiller’s father. Anne Meara, Ben Stiller’s mother, is an Actor, Screenwriter, and Comedian by profession. He has one sibling. Amy Stiller is his sister.

Ben Stiller is married. He married Christine Taylor in 2000. They have two children together. Quinlin Dempsey Stiller is his son and Ella Olivia Stiller is his daughter.

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Early Life

Benjamin Edward Meara Stiller, the second child of comedian Jerry Stiller, was born in New York City on November 30, 1965. He was raised in Manhattan’s Upper West Side. After nine months, he left the University of California at Los Angeles. In 1985, he made his acting debut in a Broadway revival of The House of Blue Leaves.

Personal Life

Stiller married Christine Taylor in May 2000. Taylor was best known for her role in The Brady Bunch Movie (1995), and later in Zoolander. They had two children together before they announced their separation in 2017. However, they continued to attend public events such as the 2019 Emmy Awards.


Two years later, Stiller appeared in Fresh Horses alongside the Brat Pack’s aging members Molly Ringwald, and Andrew McCarthy. Stiller didn’t let the fact that the film was a disaster deter him from writing for Saturday Night Live (SNL) in 1989. After five weeks of being an SNL writer, Stiller described the atmosphere backstage as “very negative”. He left Los Angeles disillusioned.

Acting in Film

Title Roles Year
Empire of the Sun Dainty 1987
Hot Pursuit Chris Honeywell 1987
Shoeshine 1987
Fresh Horses Tipton 1988
Next of Kin Lawrence Isabella 1989
Elvis Stories Bruce 1989
That’s Adequate Chip Lane 1989
Stella Jim Uptegrove 1990
The Nutt House Pie Thrower 1992
Highway to Hell Pluto’s Cook/Attila the Hun 1992
Reality Bites Michael Grates 1994
Heavyweights Tony Perkis/Tony Perkis Sr. 1995
2 Stupid Dogs Tony Robbins-style character 1995
The Cable Guy Sam Sweet/Stan Sweet 1996
Flirting with Disaster Mel 1996
If Lucy Fell Berwick Elias 1996
Happy Gilmore Nursing Home Orderly 1996
Permanent Midnight Jerry Stahl 1998
Your Friends & Neighbors Jerry 1998
There’s Something About Mary Ted Stroehmann 1998
Zero Effect Steve Arlo 1998
Black and White Mark Clear 1999
Mystery Men Mr. Furious 1999
The Suburbans Jay Rose 1999
Meet the Parents Gaylord ‘Greg’ Focker 2000
Keeping the Faith Rabbi Jake Schram 2000
The Independent Cop 2000
The Royal Tenenbaums Chas Tenenbaum 2001
Zoolander Derek Zoolander 2001
Orange County The Firefighter 2002
Run Ronnie Run Himself 2002
Nobody Knows Anything! Peach Expert 2003
Duplex Alex Rose 2003
Pauly Shore Is Dead Himself 2003
Meet the Fockers Gaylord ‘Greg’ Focker 2004
Anchorman: The Legend of Ron Burgundy Arturo Mendes 2004
Dodgeball: A True Underdog Story White Goodman 2004
Envy Tim Dingman 2004
Starsky & Hutch David Starsky 2004
Along Came Polly Reuben Feffer 2004
Danny Roane: First-Time Director Himself 2005
Madagascar Alex 2005
Sledge: The Untold Story Commander 2005
Night at the Museum Larry Daley 2006
In Search of Ted Demme Himself 2006
Tenacious D in The Pick of Destiny Guitar Store Dude 2006
School for Scoundrels Lonnie 2006
The Heartbreak Kid Eddie Cantrow 2007
Tropic Thunder Speedman 2008
Madagascar: Escape 2 Africa Alex 2008
The Marc Pease Experience Jon Dribble 2008
Night at the Museum 2: Escape from the Smithsonian Larry Daley 2009


Directing and Producing in Film and Television

Title Year
Blades of Glory 2007
Crooked Lines 2003
Date School 2008
Dodgeball: A True Underdog Story 2004
Duplex 2003
Elvis Stories 1989
Gods Behaving Badly 2013
Master Mind 2015
Reality Bites 1994
Starsky & Hutch 2004
Tenacious D in The Pick of Destiny 2006
The Cable Guy 1996
Tropic Thunder 2008
Zoolander 2001

Television Work

Title Roles Year
Arrested Development Tony Wonder 2004-2006
Curb Your Enthusiasm Himself 2004
Duckman Harry Medfly 1995
Extras Himself 2005
Family Guy Himself 2007
Freaks and Geeks Secret Service Agent 2000
Friends Tommy 1997
Heat Vision and Jack Strip Club DJ 1999
Miami Vice Fast Eddie Felcher 1987
Prehistoric Planet Narrator 2002
Space Ghost Coast to Coast Himself 1998
The Ben Stiller Show Himself 1990
The Ben Stiller Show Himself 1992
The King of Queens Jerry 2002
The Simpsons Garth Motherloving 2002
Working Trash Freddy Novak 1990

Recognitions & Awards

The comedian par excellence was nominated 12 times for the ‘Teen Choice Award’. He won the award in the Choice Hissy Fit category for ‘Zoolander.

13 nominations for the ‘MTV Movie Award’ have been received from him. He won the award for “Best Fight” (There’s Something About Mary), “Best Comedic Performance” (Meet the Parents), as well as “Best Villain” (DodgeBall: a True Underdog Story). During its Senior Week, the Class of 2005 at Princeton University inducted Stiller into the class as an honorary member.

Net Worth

Ben Stiller’s net worth is $200 million by 2023. This validates his talent. He also owns many real estate, including a large New York City house. He also owns properties in Los Angeles and Las Vegas, Hawaii, as well as other locations.

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Ben Stiller Directed

His comedy roles have been his mainstay. He won an Emmy Award for The Ben Stiller Show, which he produced, directed, and wrote.

Ben Stiller Friends

“Friends”: The One with the Screamer (TV Episode 1997) – Ben Stiller plays Tommy – IMDb.

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Body Measurements Not Yet Update
Birth Place New York New York United States
Children Son: Quinlin Dempsey Stiller
Daughter: Ella Olivia Stiller
Eye Color Blue
Hair Color Dark Brown
Height In CM 167 CM
Height In Meter 1.67 M
Nationality American
Parents Father: Jerry Stiller Mother: Anne Meara
Profession Actor Comedian Writer Producer Musician and Director
Siblings Sister: Amy Stiller
Spous Christine Taylor
Weight 70 Kg
154 Lbs
Zodiac Sign Sagittarius


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