Ben Stiller was born in 1965 in New York City to two show business veterans Jerry Stiller and Anne Meara. Ben was interested in acting and writing from an early age and had a big break with his own self-titled show The Ben Stiller Show. In 1998 he became a household name with his appearance in the comedy There’s Something About Mary for which he earned $3 Million.
Not one to let his writing passion sit idly by Ben made his first directing attempt with the film Reality Bites. Some of Ben’s more notable works are The Cable Guy, Night at the Museum, Madagascar, Dodgeball and Meet the Parents. His films have grossed nearly $3 Billion and have made Ben extremely popular and of course wealthy. During his major film run in the 200s he was regularly earning $30 – $50 Million per year.
Ben Stiller was married for 17 year to actress Christine Taylor but the couple recently announced their separation. Together they have 2 children. Ben Stiller has a net worth of $200 Million.