Entertainment Famous People Named Ben  

Reference
40.8k views 103 items

List of famous people named Ben, along with photos. How many celebrities named Benjamin can you think of? The famous Bens below have many different professions, as this list includes notable actors named Benjamin, athletes named Ben, and even political figures named Benjamin. Did we forget your favorite famous person whose name is Ben? Add them to the list.

There are quite a few actors on this list. Ben Affleck helped write and starred in the Academy Award winning Good Will Hunting. Since then he has also started a directing career with movies such as Argo and The Town. Ben Stiller is a comedic actor who starred in many films and guest starred on many t.v. shows, such as Friends. He's even hosted Saturday Night Live.

Benjamin Franklin was one of the Founding Fathers of the United States. He was also a famous inventor. Some of his inventions include, bifocals and the lightning rod. 

Ben Affleck is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous People Named Ben
age 46 Benjamin Géza Affleck-Boldt, better known as Ben Affleck, is an American actor and filmmaker. Throughout his career, he has won two Academy Awards and three Golden Globe Awards. Affleck ...more

Ben Stiller is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous People Named Ben
age 53 Benjamin Edward Meara "Ben" Stiller is an American actor, comedian, and filmmaker. He is the son of veteran comedians and actors Jerry Stiller and Anne Meara. After beginning his ...more

Ben Roethlisberger is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous People Named Ben
age 36 Benjamin Todd Roethlisberger Sr., nicknamed Big Ben, is an American football quarterback for the Pittsburgh Steelers of the National Football League (NFL). He played college football at Miami ...more

Ben Kingsley is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous People Named Ben
age 75 Sir Ben Kingsley is an English actor. In a career spanning over 40 years, he has won an Oscar, Grammy, BAFTA, two Golden Globes and Screen Actors Guild awards. He is known for his starring role ...more

Benjamin Franklin is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous People Named Ben
Dec. at 84 (1706-1790) Benjamin Franklin FRS was one of the Founding Fathers of the United States. A renowned polymath, Franklin was a leading author, printer, political theorist, politician, postmaster, scientist, ...more

Ben Wallace is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous People Named Ben
age 44 Ben Camey Wallace is a retired American professional basketball player. A native of Alabama, Wallace attended Cuyahoga Community College and Virginia Union University and signed with the ...more

Benjamin Harrison is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous People Named Ben
Dec. at 68 (1833-1901) Benjamin Harrison was the 23rd President of the United States; he was the grandson of the ninth President, William Henry Harrison. Harrison had become a prominent local attorney, Presbyterian ...more

Ben Alexander is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous People Named Ben
Dec. at 21 (1971-1992) Ben Alexander was an Australian rugby league player for the Penrith Panthers in the New South Wales Rugby League premiership. He was the younger brother of Australian Rugby League international ...more

Ben Stein is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous People Named Ben
age 74 Benjamin Jeremy "Ben" Stein is an American writer, lawyer, actor, and commentator on political and economic issues. He attained early success as a speechwriter for American presidents ...more

Ben Mowen is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous People Named Ben
age 34 Ben Mowen is an Australian professional rugby union player. He was the captain of the ACT Brumbies rugby union club in the Super Rugby competition and the Australia national rugby union team. He ...more

Ben Harper is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous People Named Ben
age 49 Benjamin Chase "Ben" Harper is an American singer-songwriter and multi-instrumentalist. Harper plays an eclectic mix of blues, folk, soul, reggae and rock music and is known for his ...more

Ben Bernanke is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous People Named Ben
age 65 Ben Shalom Bernanke is an American economist at the Brookings Institution who served two terms as chairman of the Federal Reserve, the central bank of the United States from 2006 to 2014. During ...more

Ben Foster is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous People Named Ben
age 38 Benjamin A. "Ben" Foster is an American actor. He has had roles in films including The Laramie Project, Liberty Heights, Get Over It, Hostage, X-Men: The Last Stand, Alpha Dog, 30 Days ...more

Ben Folds is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous People Named Ben
age 52 Benjamin Scott "Ben" Folds is an American singer-songwriter and record producer. From 1995 to 2000, Folds was the frontman and pianist of the alternative rock band Ben Folds Five. ...more

Benjamin Netanyahu is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous People Named Ben
age 69 Benjamin "Bibi" Netanyahu is the current Prime Minister of Israel. He also currently serves as a member of the Knesset, Chairman of the Likud party and Minister of Public Diplomacy and ...more

Ben Whishaw is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous People Named Ben
age 38 Benjamin John "Ben" Whishaw is an English actor. He is known for his stage role as Hamlet; his roles in the television series Nathan Barley, Criminal Justice, and The Hour; and film ...more

Ben Barnes is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous People Named Ben
age 37 Benjamin Thomas "Ben" Barnes is an English actor. He is known for his portrayal of Caspian X in The Chronicles of Narnia films Prince Caspian and The Voyage of the Dawn Treader, for ...more

Ben Gordon is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous People Named Ben
age 35 Benjamin Ashenafi "Ben" Gordon is a British-American professional basketball player who currently plays for the Orlando Magic of the National Basketball Association. Gordon played ...more

Ben Tapuai is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous People Named Ben
age 30 Ben Tapuai is a professional rugby player for the Queensland Reds. Tapuai grew up in Melbourne and is of Samoan heritage.

Benjamin Wade is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous People Named Ben
age 47 Benjamin "Coach" Wade is an American reality television personality best known for being a contestant on Survivor: Tocantins, Survivor: Heroes vs. Villains, and Survivor: South ...more

Ben Zobrist is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous People Named Ben
age 37 Benjamin Thomas Zobrist, nicknamed Zorilla, is an American professional baseball second baseman and outfielder for the Chicago Cubs of Major League Baseball (MLB). He previously played for the ...more

Benjamin Salisbury is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous People Named Ben
age 38 Benjamin David Salisbury is an American actor best known for playing the role of Brighton Sheffield on the CBS television sitcom The Nanny from 1993 to 1999.

Ben Savage is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous People Named Ben
age 38 Bennett Joseph "Ben" Savage is an American actor. He is best known for his lead role as Cory Matthews on the ABC sitcom Boy Meets World and its Disney Channel sequel Girl Meets World.

Benjamin Bratt is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous People Named Ben
age 55 Benjamin Bratt is an American actor. He is best known for his role as NYPD Detective Rey Curtis on the legal drama series Law & Order and his appearances in the movies Miss Congeniality, ...more

Ben McKenzie is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous People Named Ben
age 40 Benjamin McKenzie Schenkkan (born September 12, 1978), known professionally as Ben McKenzie, is an American actor and director. He is known as Ryan Atwood in the television series The O.C. and ...more