Ben Falcone - Biography

Last Modified: Feb 11, 2022

Ben Falcone
Profession: Actor, Comedian
Best Known For: Bridesmaids (film)
Salary: Under Review
Net Worth: $2 million

Personal Details

Born on : August 25, 1973 (age 50)
Birth Name /
Full Name:
Benjamin Scott Falcone
Birth Place: Carbondale, Illinois, USA
Horoscope: Virgo
Father's Name: Steve Falcone
Mother's Name: Peg Falcone
Siblings: 1

Christopher "
Falcone (brother)

High School: Carbondale Community High School
University: University of Illinois
Ethnicity: Multi-ethnic (Italian, English, German, Irish)
Nationality: American


Sexual Orientation: Straight
Marital Status: Married
Married Date: October 8, 2005
Wife's Name: Melissa McCarthy
Children: 2

Vivian Falcone (daughter)
Georgette Falcone (daughter)

Body Measurements

Height: 1.68 meter (5 feet 6 inch)
Weight: 75 kg (165.35 lb)
Hair Color: Dark Brown
Eye Color: Dark Brown
Shoe Size: N/A
Bicep Size: N/A
Chest Size: N/A
Waist Size: N/A

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Who is Ben Falcone?

Ben Falcone is an actor, comedian, filmmaker by profession, and American by nationality. Being the husband of Melissa McCarthy, he is well known for his work in Enough Said, Bridesmaids, Thunder Force, Tammy.

Ben Falcone – Age, Parents, Siblings

Ben Falcone was born Benjamin Scott Falcone on August 25, 1973. His birthplace is Carbondale, Illinois, USA. His mother’s name is Peg Falcone and his father’s name is Steve Falcone. His parents raised him alongside his sibling, a brother named Christopher "Flynn" Falcone.

young Ben Falcone with his father (Image: Instagram)

Education, Ethnicity

For education, Ben Falcone attended Carbondale Community High School. Following high school graduation, he went on to study at the University of Illinois. He earned a BA in Communication from the same.

His ethnicity includes Italian, English, German, and Irish.

Ben Falcone – Girlfriend, Wife, Children, Divorce

Ben Falcone married his longtime girlfriend Melissa McCarthy on 8 October 2005. His wife is a  Primetime Emmy Award-winning American actress, comedian, producer, writer, and fashion designer. She is best known for her work in the TV series Mike & Molly and films Bridesmaids, Can You Ever Forgive Me?

The couple has two children together – daughters Vivian Falcone (born May 5, 2007) and Georgette Falcone (born March 22, 2010). They seem to be a happy family and there are no rumors of divorce surrounding the couple.

Ben Falcone, Melissa McCarthy (Image: People)

Ben Falcone – Career

Early Days

Falcone’s debut screen role was in the 2001 film Rennie's Landing. This was followed by minor appearances in the TV series Curb Your Enthusiasm (2002), Gilmore Girls (2003), According to Jim (2003), My Name Is Earl (2006), and in the films Confessions of an Action Star (2005), Cheaper by the Dozen 2 (2005), Garfield: A Tail of Two Kitties (2006), among others.

Finally, in 2004, he was cast as Howard in the TV series Joey. Although his character only appeared in 17 episodes from 2004 to 2006, it gave him diverse roles in TV as well as films.

Ben Falcone, Melissa McCarthy in Bridesmaids (Image: The New York Times)

Films, Series

Over the years, Ben Falcone has starred in the films The Nines (2007), Bridesmaids (2011), What to Expect When You're Expecting (2012), Identity Thief (2013), Enough Said (2013), Office Christmas Party (2016), Superintelligence (2020), Sam & Kate, Thor: Love and Thunder (2022), to name a few. He has also played roles in the TV series Andy Barker, P.I. (2007), Bones (2010), Happy Endings (2012), A to Z (2014), New Girl (2014-2015), Nobodies (2017-2018), Nine Perfect Strangers (2021), God's Favourite Idiot (2022), among others.

Moreover, Ben Falcone’s directional debut film Tammy was released in 2014. He eventually worked as a director, writer, and producer in the films The Boss (2016), Life of the Party (2018), Thunder Force (2021), Margie Claus. He was the producer for The Happytime Murders (2018), Bob Ross: Happy Accidents, Betrayal & Greed (2021), Superintelligence (2020; also director).


On the set of Thor: Love and Thunder, Ben Falcone has worked alongside Pom Klementieff, Jaimie Alexander, Sean Gunn, Taika Waititi, Simon Russell Beale.

Ben Falcone (Image: Colider)

Ben Falcone – Net Worth, Salary

The net worth of Ben Falcone is estimated at around $2 million while the figure on his annual salary/income is inconsistent.

Ben Falcone – Instagram, Twitter, Facebook

On Instagram, Twitter, Falcone is followed by thousands of followers but is absent from Facebook.

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