|Real Name/Full Name:
|Benjamin Schiff Platt
|30 years old
|24th September 1993
|Los Angeles, California
|5 feet 10 inches
|Children/Kids (Son and Daughter):
|Is Ben Platt Gay?:
|Actor and singer
|Net Worth in 2024:
Ben Platt is an American actor and singer whose real names are Benjamin Schiff Platt. He began his career when he was as young as nine years old in 2002 and has continued with it. He appeared in a number of Broadway production such as The Music Man, The Book of Mormon for one year, and Dear Evan Hansen for two years. In his acting career, he is a star at the Netflix TV show. His career has also attracted a number of awards, and both is his acting and music career.
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Early Life & Biography
Ben Platt was born on 24th September 1993 in Los Angeles, California. He has a Jewish origin, the same as his other family members. He was born in a family of five children, and he was the fourth child. Their parents are Julie Platt and Marc Platt. Ben was inspired by his career by his father, whose career was a film, television, and theatre producer. His father was popular for such productions, such as Into the Woods, Mary Poppins Returns, and Legally Blonde.
Platt attended Adderley School in Pacific Palisades, which is a Performing Art School. He did various productions while here such as Bye Bye Birdie and Into the Woods, which his father was also a producer. He graduated from Harvard-Westlake School in 2011 and later went to Columbia University. Unfortunately, he stayed in the University for only six weeks as he wanted to continue with his contract with The Book of Mormon, which he joined in 2012 up to 2013.
Ben Platt is currently not married and has no kids yet. He had openly declared that he is gay, which he opened up to his family when he was 12 years old. He later made it public in 2019, which was known through his music video “Ease my Mind.”
Age, Height, and Weight
Being born on 24th September 1993, Ben Platt is 30 years old as of today’s date 25th February 2024. His height is 5 feet, 10 inches tall, and his weight is 69 kg.
Platt began his career when he was nine years when he appeared in the Music Man. His next appearance was when he was 11 years. When he was 17 years old, he played in a Kidz Theatre production called Les Miserables. In 2012 he was cast in the production of Book of Mormon, which began in December 2012 and ended in October 2013.
In 2012, Platt was also playing a supporting role in a musical comedy called Pitch Perfect. In 2015 he took the role of Benji Applebaum in the Pitch Perfect 2. The same year he took part in the musical show, Dear Evan Hansen, and the show lasted from 9th July 2015 and ended on 23rd August 2015. In 2016 he took the role again of Evan Hansen.
Platt signed a contract with Atlantic Records in 2017 and started his performance with Leonard Bernstein’s song ‘Somewhere’ during an event of 60TH Grammy Awards. In 2019 he collaborated with Hamilton to release ‘Found /Tonight’ and another song ‘You Will Be Found,’ which was a song in the show Dear Evan Hansen.
His studio album Sing to Me Instead was released on 29th March 2019, which comprised singles like Bad Habit and Eased my Mind. He released his single on 23rd August 2019 while its video was released on 10th September 2019.
He is currently involved in the Netflix comedy ‘The Politician’ together with Payton Hobart. His newest song is a single released on 8th May 2020 called ‘So Will I.’
Awards & Achievements
Platt has received a lot of awards from his career. Some of the awards include Teen Choice Awards, which he received in 2013 for the role in the Pitch Perfect. In 2016 he received two nominations from Drama League Awards and Outer Critics Circle Awards. He also won awards in 2016 from Obie Awards, and in 2017 he won awards with Tony Awards, Drama Awards, and Lucille Lortel Awards, all from the role in Dear Evan Hansen. In 2018 he won Grammy awards and Daytime Emmy Awards. In 2020, Golden Globe Award for the role in the Netflix Show ‘Politician.’
Net Worth & Salary of Ben Platt in 2024
As of February 2024, Ben Platt has an estimated net worth of $4 million. He has acquired his total income from his various roles in his acting career. He has taken part in numerous shows, which has also made him win a lot of awards from his outstanding works. He has also released a number of music albums, which is another source of his income.
Ben Platt is turning out to be a very successful man from his career. He is very popular and a lot of fans who support him. He is still young and will do better in the coming future as he is very focussed on growing his career.