Ben Schwartz - Biography
Last Modified: Nov 2, 2022
|Born on :||September 15, 1981 (age 42)|
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|Birth Place:||The Bronx, New York, USA|
|Height:||1.83 meter (6 feet 0 inch)|
|Weight:||74 kg (163.14 lb)|
|Eye Color:||Dark Brown|
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Who is Ben Schwartz?
Ben Schwartz is an actor, writer, director, and producer by profession and American by nationality. The Emmy Award-winning personality is well known for his work in Parks and Recreation, Jake and Amir, and House of Lies.
Ben Schwartz – Age, Parents, Siblings
Ben Schwartz’s birth took place on September 15, 1981, in The Bronx, New York, USA. His mother worked as a music teacher while his father worked as a social worker before transferring to real estate. The name of his sibling, a sister is named Marni.
Other details of his early life including that of his parents, siblings, childhood, and the rest of the family have not been shared with the public.
After completing high school education Ben Schwartz went on to study at Union College. He graduated from there with a double major in psychology and anthropology in 2003.
His ethnicity is Ashkenazi-Jewish.
Ben Schwartz – Girlfriend, Wife, Children, Divorce
Ben Schwartz was in a relationship with his girlfriend Gina Rodriguez. Rodriguez is an actress of Jane the Virgin fame. The couple dated in 2016 but since have broken up.
Currently, he is believed to be single and sans a wife and children. As he has never been married, divorce is out of context.
Ben Schwartz, Gina Rodriguez in 2016 (Image: US Weekly)
Ben Schwartz – Career
Since starting Schwartz’s career in 2006, he had minor roles in the TV series Starveillance (2007), Accidentally On Purpose (2009) and films New York City Serenade (2007), Everybody's Fine (2009), Jake and Amir (2009-2015), etc.
He also worked as a freelance writer for Saturday Night Live (SNL) update and Late Show with David Letterman. Ben Schwartz landed his breakthrough role as Jean-Ralphio Saperstein on NBC's Parks and Recreation in 2010.
Since then he has had appearances in the TV series House of Lies (2012-2016) as Clyde Oberholt, lent his voice in Randy Cunningham: 9th Grade Ninja (2012-2015), BoJack Horseman (2015-2017), DuckTales (2017), Rise of the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles (2018), Space Force (2020).
Moreover, Ben Schwartz has portrayed characters in Runner Runner (2013), The Intervention (2016), Happy Anniversary (2018), and Night School (2018), as Sonic in Sonic the Hedgehog (2020), Flora & Ulysses.
Ben Schwartz has co-written four books - Grandma’s Dead: Breaking Bad News with Baby Animals, Maybe Your Leg Will Grow Back!: Looking on the Bright Side with Baby Animals', Why is Daddy in a Dress?: Asking Awkward Questions with Baby Animals, and Things You Should Already Know About Dating, You F-king Idiot.
Ben Schwartz – Awards, Nominations
Ben Schwartz has been nominated for three Emmy Awards (2009, 2012, 2017) and won the 2009 Emmy - Outstanding Writing for a Variety, Music, or Comedy Special.
Ben Schwartz – Net Worth, Salary
His net worth has been estimated at around $3 million while the estimate of his annual salary has not been shared with the public.
Ben Schwartz – Instagram, Twitter, Facebook
On social media handles such as Instagram, Twitter, and Facebook, Ben Schwartz has several hundred thousand followers. He also has an official website - rejectedjokes.com.
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