Ben Stiller is an American actor, a film director, a producer, a comedian and even a voice actor. He is famous for winning an Emmy award for directing his show The Ben Stiller Show. In addition, he is well known for Starsky & Hutch, Night at the Museum, and the Zoolander movies. Ben has directed and starred in more than 50 films throughout his career. He is a member of a comedic group of actors known as Frat Pack. For his voice acting career, he has done movies such as the Madagascar films.
Ben is Jewish. He was brought up in a Jewish family. Ben’s father, Jerry Stiller, converted to Judaism from Catholicism as well as his mother Anne Meara. As a family they acknowledge both religions during their respective holidays. As of today, Ben appears to still be a practicing Jew.
He is a Democrat. He is well known for his support of the Democratic Party. Ben has even given supported the party financially with a large $50,000 donation. In 2008, he donated $4,600 to Hillary Clinton directly and $25,000 to Barrack Obama. Further, he has participated in a fundraiser hosted by Democrat Michelle Obama.
He enjoys watching cartoons and loves spending time with friends.
Ben Stiller is married to his fiancée Christine Taylor. The two have been married for 16 years since the year 2000. They also have a son and a daughter together. Stiller has been in 6 relationships which have lasted at least 4 years. Between 1990-1996, he was engaged to Jeanne Tripplehorn. In 1990, he had a relationship with Janeane Garofalo and in 1998 he started dating Amanda Peet. As of October 2016, he is still married to Christine.
He has been nominated for MTV awards 13 times and 12 times for Teen Choice awards. In 2007, he won the Wannabe Awards. In 2014, he was nominated as best actor for the film secret life of Walter mitty. He has an estimated net worth of around $120 million.