Ben Stein Net Worth 2021: Wiki Biography, Married, Family, Measurements, Height, Salary, Relationships

Ben Stein net worth is
$20 Million

Ben Stein Wiki Biography

Benjamin Jeremy Stein is an American lawyer, speechwriter, actor, writer and commentator on economic and political issues, but he is also known for participating in many other activities. For example, Ben Stein has even tried himself as a game show host. This famous person in American economics and politics was born on November 25 in 1944 in Washington, D.C., United States during World War II. He attended Columbia College and later Yale Law School. After graduation Ben Stein started to write columns and articles for different US magazines such as Newsmax, Los Angeles Magazine, Penthouse, The Wall Street Journal, Barron’s Magazine, The American Spectator and even for The New York Times.

Ben Stein Net Worth $20 Million

In his writings Stein usually speaks about the economic situation and political issues, and even gives financial advices to individual investors. However, in the mid-60s he also got the job of a poverty lawyer and later continued  as a lawyer for the Federal Trade Comission. After few years of hard work, Ben Stein decided to try himself in acting too, but before starting to get roles he became a Hollywood consultant. Stein got his first comedy role and had to play a boring and monotonous economics teacher in the movie called Ferris Bueller’s Day Off, which was released in 1986. As an actor Ben Stein has since appeared in many other movies, such as The Mask, No Intelligence Allowed, Ghostbusters, Ghostbusters II, The Emperor’s New School, Full House, Casper: A Spirited Beginning, The O’Reilly Factor, Maried… with Children, Duckman, The Emperor’s New Schol, Earthworm Jim, Casper Meets Wendy, Family Guy and Richie Rich.

The famous actor and commentator is also recognized thanks to the Comedy Central channel where he was the main face of the show called “Win Ben Stein’s Money” for which he has even received an Emmy award. Ben Stein was earning $5,000 per episode, but money that contestants won was subtracted from actor’s salary. However, these earnings are just nothing if we compare them with Stein’s net worth, which reached $20 million in 2012.

Ben Stein is well known thanks to his ability to harmonize all his activities and show himself as a talented person in every job he does. But maybe one of his most successful, but not so well-known activities is writing speeches for American presidents. Ben Stein was a speechwriter for Richard Nixon and Gerald Ford. Until now Ben Stein has published 15 books, the first written together with Herbert Stein and released in 1978. In 2012   his last book appeared in stores – “How To Really Ruin Your Financial Life and Portfolio”.

Nowadays Ben Stein lives with his wife Alexandra Denman in Beverly Hills and Malibu, California. The couple married in 1968 and divorced after 6 years, but in 1977 they got back together again. With his wife Ben Stein adopted their son Tom in 1987. As well as his property in Beverly Hills, Ben Stein also owns a summer home in Sandpoint, Idaho and an apartment in the Watergate complex in Washingtton, D.C., which was inherited from his parents.

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Full Name Ben Stein
Net Worth $20 Million
Date Of Birth November 25, 1944
Place Of Birth Washington, D.C., United States
Height 5 ft 10 in (1.8 m)
Profession Lawyer, Writer, Comedian, Actor, Professor, Speechwriter, Economist, Author, Game Show Host, Commentator
Education Yale University, Columbia University, Yale Law School
Nationality United States of America
Spouse Alexandra Denman (m. 1977), Alexandra Denman (m. 1968–1974)
Children Tom Stein, Tom Stein
Parents Herbert Stein, Mildred Stein
Siblings Rachel Stein
Nicknames Jeremy Benjamin Stein , Benjamin Jeremy Stein , Benjamin J. Stein , Benjamin Stein , Benjamin Jeremy “Ben” Stein
Awards Daytime Emmy Award for Outstanding Game Show Host, Daytime Emmy Award for Outstanding Morning Program, Daytime Emmy Award for Outstanding Game Show Host, Daytime Emmy Award for Outstanding Morning Program
Movies Ferris Bueller’s Day Off, Expelled: No Intelligence Allowed, The Mask, Casper, Son of the Mask, Planes, Trains and Automobiles, Ghostbusters II, Dennis the Menace, Richie Rich, My Girl 2, Casper: A Spirited Beginning, Honeymoon in Vegas, Wakko’s Wish, Santa vs. the Snowman 3D, Soapdish, House Arrest…
TV Shows Win Ben Stein’s Money, CBS News Sunday Morning, The Man Show, Married… with Children, Pinky and the Brain, America’s Most Smartest Model, The Emperor’s New School, Earthworm Jim, Game Show Moments Gone Bananas, Pinky, Elmyra & the Brain, Hercules, The Spooktacular New Adventures of Casper, The Sec…
# Trademark
1 Deadpan face
2 Monotone and gravelly voice
# Quote
1 [on Jimmy Kimmel] I was privileged to tell Michael Eisner some ten years ago that Jimmy was their only choice when they were looking for a late-night host who would get the young. He has not disappointed. He can interview a major star and cut the star down to human size with the deftness of a brain surgeon. He is the stand-up guy that young male viewers want as their pal late at night. He projects it because he is it.
# Fact
1 Release of his book, “Yes, You Can Still Retire Comfortably!: The Baby-Boom Retirement Crisis and How to Beat It” by Ben with Phil DeMuth. [2005]
2 Since 2004, has been writing a semi-monthly “Everybody’s Business” column in the Sunday New York Times. [July 2007]
3 Release of his book, “Tommy & Me: The Making of a Dad”. [1998]
4 Release of his book, “Hollywood Days, Hollywood Nights: The Diary of a Mad Screenwriter”. [1988]
5 Release of his book, “A License to Steal: The Untold Story of Michael Milken and the Conspiracy to Bilk the Nation”. [1992]
6 Release of his book, “How to Ruin the U.S.A.”. [2008]
7 Appeared in a commercial for “Clear Eyes Complete”. [2010]
8 Release of his book, “How to Ruin Your Life”. [2002]
9 Co-host, with Shaquille O’Neal, of an infomercial for “Comcast’s Digital Internet”. [2009]
10 Release of his book, “The Book of Bulletproof Investing” by Ben with Phil DeMuth. [2010]
11 Release of his book, “Yes, You Can Time the Market!” by Ben with Phil DeMuth. [2003]
12 Release of his book, “Yes, You Can Be a Successful Income Investor!: Reaching for Yield in Today’s Market” by Ben with Phil DeMuth. [2005]
13 Appeared, with Shaquille O’Neal and Giuliana Rancic (as Giuliana Rancic), of a commercial for the “Comcast Hollywood Triple Play”. [2009]
14 Has been stripped of his Sunday New York Times business column because of his work as a pitchman for, a credit monitoring company [August 8, 2009].
15 Member of Alpha Delta Phi fraternity, Columbia University, 1966.
16 Twenty years after his Ferris Bueller’s Day Off (1986) part as the economics teacher, Stein made a 2006 commercial with the old 1986 footage from the movie. He used make-up to stay accurate, while adding new comedic material.
17 Is a freelance/part-time Professor at Pepperdine University in Malibu, California.
18 The only actor to appear in The Mask (1994), Son of the Mask (2005), plus the animated TV-series The Mask (1995), reprising his role of Dr. Arthur Neuman.
19 Currently the spokesperson for Clear Eyes eye drops
20 Best known in the 1980s for his bit role as the repetitive teacher in Ferris Bueller’s Day Off (1986).
21 Was extremely fond of his dog, Puppy Wuppy. Puppy Wuppy appeared on every episode of Turn Ben Stein On (1999), as he was allowed to simply run around on the set during the taping. Puppy Wuppy was killed when he was hit by a car, and parts of the episodes of Turn Ben Stein On (1999) and Win Ben Stein’s Money (1997) taped after his death were devoted to him.
22 Has a son, Tom Stein (b. 1987).
23 His father, economist Herbert Stein, was Chairman of the Council of Economic Advisors in the Richard Nixon administration.
24 Wrote an article in a woman’s magazine (Cosmo?) about his life as a nerd, and the advantages in dating nerds.
25 He was a childhood friend of Carl Bernstein, who, as a reporter for the Washington Post, helped bring about the downfall of President Richard Nixon, for whom Stein was a speechwriter.
26 Schoolmate of Sylvester Stallone, Goldie Hawn and Carl Bernstein.
27 Mugged by two gunmen in his own garage. [January 2000]
28 2000: Appeared at the Republican National Convention honoring George W. Bush in a spoof of his game show, Win Ben Stein’s Money (1997).

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