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Ben Platt Height, Weight, Age, Body Statistics

Born Name

Benjamin Schiff Platt

Nick Name

Ben

Sun Sign

Libra

Born Place

Los Angeles, California, United States

Nationality

Education

Ben Platt completed his schooling at the Harvard-Westlake School in 2011.

He then joined Columbia University for further education. However, he had to put his education temporarily on hold due to his theater commitments.

Occupation

Film and stage actor

Family

  • Father – Marc E. Platt (Film, Television, and Theater Producer)
  • Mother – Julie Platt (Singer and Theater Artist)
  • Siblings – Jonah Platt (Older Brother) (Actor), Samantha Platt (Sister), Hannah Platt (Sister), Henry Platt (Brother). He has one younger sibling and three older siblings.
  • Others – Robert M. Beren (Maternal Grandfather), Joan Schiff (Maternal Grandmother)

Manager

Ben is represented by One Entertainment.

Build

Average

Height

5 ft 9¼ in or 176 cm (via )

Weight

69 kg or 152 lbs

Boyfriend / Spouse

Benn Platt has dated –

  1. (2020-Present) – In early 2020, actors Ben and Noah Galvin started dating each other. They celebrated their 10-monthiversary in November 2020.

Race / Ethnicity

White

Hair Color

Light Brown

Eye Color

Blue

Sexual Orientation

Gay

Ben publicly revealed his sexuality in 2019 through the song “Ease My Mind”. But, his family members were aware of his true sexuality since Ben was 12.

Distinctive Features

Nerdy looks

Religion

Judaism

Best Known For

  • Being cast in the lead role of Evan in the musical Dear Evan Hansen.
  • Portraying the role of Benji Applebaum in musical comedy film series Pitch Perfect and Pitch Perfect 2.

First Film

In 2012, Ben Platt first appeared in the musical comedy film Pitch Perfect in the role of Benji Applebaum.

First TV Show

In 2014, Ben guest appeared in the talk show Show People with Paul Wontorek as himself.

Personal Trainer

Ben loves SoulCycle and relies on it to remain fit and keep fat off his body.

Ben Platt Favorite Things

  • Food – Any type of sushi
  • Dance Songs – Anything by , particularly “Countdown” from her album, 4.
  • Movie – The Wizard of Oz (1939)
  • Books – The Harry Potter series
  • Greatest Extravagance – Coconut water
  • TV Show – Orange is the New Black
  • Cappella Group – Pentatonix (Winner of The Sing-Off)

Source – People.com, Buzzfeed.com

Ben Platt Facts

  1. Platt bagged his first role in professional theater at the age of 9 after his school teacher got him to audition for a production of The Music Man at The Hollywood Bowl.
  2. His voice teacher asked him to audition for a role in Pitch Perfect. Getting the role in the movie led to the deferment in his admission to Columbia University.
  3. While studying at Columbia University, he was a member of a campus Cappella group named Nonsequitur.
  4. He has a pet dog named Bella.
  5. Ben is good friends with actress . They first met at a mutual friend’s Bat Mitzvah in Los Angeles, California in 2012. After that meeting, they met again in Los Angeles’s prestigious Harvard-Westlake School and became best friends there.
  6. At only 19 years old, he became the youngest actor ever to play Elder Cunningham in the musical “The Book of Mormon.”
  7. In November 2020, Ben had revealed via Twitter that he had coronavirus in March 2020 but he recovered within a month.
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Facts of Ben Platt

  • full nameBen Platt
  • Date of Birth September 24, 1993
  • Age 30 years 8 months
  • Horoscope Libra
  • Lucky Number 10
  • Lucky Stone Peridot
  • Lucky Color Blue
  • Best Match for Marriage Gemini
  • weight69 kg
  • height5 ft 9¼ in

Written by Joel S. Elkins

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