Ben Barnes is an English actor and singer. He is best known for his roles as Prince Caspian in The Chronicles of Narnia film series, Logan Delos in Westworld and Billy Russo in The Punisher. Ben has also played Tom Ward in the fantasy film Seventh Son, the titular role in Dorian Gray, supporting roles in The Words and The Big Wedding, Samuel Adams in the miniseries Sons of Liberty and Benjamin Greene in miniseries Gold Digger.
Benjamin Thomas Barnes
Vocals, Drums, Piano
Invisible Music, Republic Records
Birthday / Date of Birth
Ben Barnes was born on the 20th of August 1981, in London, England, United Kingdom.
He’s currently 38 years old.
On his father’s side, he has English ancestry. On his mother’s side, he is of Dutch, German and Jewish descent.
Ben went to the Homefield Preparatory School in Sutton and then attended King’s College School in Wimbledon. After high school, he enrolled in drama and English literature at the Kingston University and graduated with BA Honours in 2004.
- Father – Thomas Barnes (Professor of Psychiatry)
- Mother – Tricia Barnes (Relationship Therapist)
- Siblings – Jack Barnes (Younger Brother)
Girlfriend / Spouse
Ben Barnes has dated –
- Tamsin Egerton (2009-2010) – Ben dated actress Tamsin Egerton for a short period of time in September 2009. They had been going out for quite some time.
- Amanda Seyfried (2013) – Ben was in a relationship with actress Amanda Seyfried by early 2013. They had grown close while working in the movie, The Big Wedding (2013) but unfortunately, this relationship also didn’t last long which ended in July 2013.
- Meganne Young (2017) – In 2017, Ben was reported to be going out with actress Meganne Young. These rumors were generated by a picture shared on social media in April 2017.
- In feet – 6 feet 1 inches
- In centimeters – 185 cm
- In meters – 1.85 m
- In Kilograms – 83 kg
- In Pounds – 183 lbs
- Measurements – 42–15–33
- Chest – 42 in or 107 cm
- Arms / Biceps – 15 in or 38 cm
- Waist – 33 in or 84 cm
Ben became known for his roles as Prince Caspian in The Chronicles of Narnia film series, Logan Delos in Westworld (2016-2018) and Billy Russo in The Punisher (2017-2019).
In 2007, Ben appeared in family fantasy film Stardust for his uncredited role of Young Dunstan, directed by Matthew Vaughn.
In 2008, Ben first feature film appearance by playing the role of Cobakka in the black comedy film, Bigga than Ben directed by Suzie Halewood.
Ben served as a lead singer of the pop band, Hyrise. They had even participated in a competition held to find United Kingdom’s pick for the Eurovision Song Contest.
In 2006, Ben made his television debut as Craig Unwin on an episode of the British medical soap opera, Doctors.
In 2016, he became the face of UOMO Salvatore Ferragamo men perfumes.
Ben Barnes Favorites
- Favorite Role Models – Jeff Bridges, Robert Downey Jr., Christopher Guest
- Favorite Actress – Jennifer Aniston
- Favorite Movie – This is Spinal Tap (1984)
- Favorite TV Show – Game of Thrones
- Favorite Animal – Lion
- Favorite Color – White
- Favorite Food – Italian
Ben Barnes Net worth
Ben Barnes has an estimated net worth of $2 million dollars as of 2020.
Social Media Profiles
Some Lesser Known Facts About Ben Barnes
- Ben acting career took off when he joined the National Youth Music Theatre and starred in a number of musicals and stage productions.
- Ben is good friends with Narnia co-star, Will Poulter.
- In 2008, Barnes finished filming the role of John Whittaker for Noël Coward’s romantic comedy, Easy Virtue opposite Jessica Biel.
- In May 2009, Barnes was nominated for MTV Movie Awards’ Best Breakthrough Male for his performance in Prince Caspian which went to Robert Pattinson from Twilight.
- In December 2012, Barnes began filming the modern day crime drama By the Gun with co-stars Harvey Keitel and Leighton Meester.
- In 2013, Barnes had one film released, The Big Wedding a remake of the original 2006 French film Mon frère se marie (My brother is getting married).
- In 2015, Barnes starred as Sam Adams in the History Channel’s three-part fictional mini-series Sons of Liberty.
- In September 2016, Barnes was cast as Billy Russo in the Marvel Netflix series The Punisher.
- In October 2019, Ben was cast as the Darkling in upcoming Netflix series Shadow and Bone.