Ben Barnes | Biography

Posted On: 04 May, 2014


Ben Barnes | Biography

Quick Facts

Date of Birth August 20, 1981
Age 36 Years 10 Month(s)
Nationality British
Profession Actor
Wife/Spouse Not Yet
Girlfriend Amanda Seyfried (ex) and Tamsin Egerton (ex)
Ethnicity White
Is Gay/Lesbian No
Divorced? N/A
Married Not Yet
Net Worth $145 million (approx.)
Height 1.85 m
Weight 81 kg. (approx.)

Ben Barnes is an actor known for his work in the blockbusters Chronicles of narnia: Prince Caspian (2008), stardust (2007) and The Chronicles of narnia: The Voyage of the Dawn Treader (2010). He was born on 20 August 1981 in London, England, UK to parents Tricia and Thomas Barnes. His mother was a relationship therapist and father was a professor of psychiatry. Currently, Ben is 33 years old in his age.

This talented actor was enrolled at two independent schools for boys: Homefield Preparatory School in Sutton, Surrey and King's College School in Wimbledon, South West London along with film actor Khalid Abdalla and comedian Tom Basden as his friends. Later on he attended Kingston University in Kingston-upon-Thames in South West London, where he studied drama and English literature, and graduated with BA Honors in 2004.

Barnes was previously interested in music and had spent few years in National Youth Music Theatre. He did his professional debut as a drummer in the West End musical adaptation of Bugsy Malone. He was also a singer in the pop boy band Hyrise, which was in the running to represent the United Kingdom in the Eurovision Song Contest in 2004 with the song "Leading Me On". Barnes did his television debut by appearing in the UK series "Doctors" in 2006. In the same year, he also appeared in the cast of a West End production of The History Boys, in which he starred as the sexually provocative Dakin, a role originally played by Dominic Cooper on stage. He also starred in the Suzie Halewood's "Bigga Than Ben". 
Branes played the role of Caspian in the film adaptation of "The Chronicles of narnia: Prince Caspian", directed by Andrew Adamson. For his role in the movie, he spent two months in New Zealand horse riding and stunt training to prepare for shooting. He also had the Mediterranean accent in the movie. In 2008, Ben finished the filming of romantic comedy "Easy Virtue" starring opposite Jessica Biel. In 2009, he starred in the film adaptation of Oscar Wilde's Dorian Gray, directed by Oliver Parker. That same year, Barnes was nominated for MTV Movie Awards' Best Breakthrough Male for his performance in Prince Caspian, which went to Robert Pattinson from Twilight. 

In 2010, he portrayed the role of Josh, whose daughter seems to be in a coma after being in a car accident, in the Psychological thriller movie “Locked in". Barnes again starred in the third installment of the series "The Chronicles of narnia: The Voyage of the Dawn Treader", as King Caspian. The movie was filmed from July to November 2009 in Brisbane, Australia, and released in December 2010. 
In 2011, Ben portrayed the role of Neil McCormick in the movie "Killing Bono", a comedy based on the Neil McCormick memoir Killing Bono: I Was Bono's Doppelgänger, in which McCormick recounts his youth in Ireland as an aspiring rock star who is overshadowed by his friend Bono.

Likewise, Ben portrayed the role of young man in the movie "The Words" and Alejandro Griffin in the movie "The Big Wedding". He has also been filming many movies including God Only Knows, Your Right Mind and Seventh son.

Ben is one of the stunning English actors with an impressive height of 6 feet 1 inch and weighs about 81 kg. He has the ability to attract attention of many women with his sexy tall body and mysterious eyes. Apart from acting he can also sing, play drums and piano. If you want to see his hot looks with long hair, then you can check his role as Prince Caspian. 

Regarding his personal life, he has been rumored to be dating many women. Amanda Seyfried and Tamsin Egerton was also one time girlfriend of Ben. But, currently he is known to be single according to his interview but, may not be true as well.

Other information about Ben can be accessed through related internet sites. His short biography can also be found in imdb. If you want to know his new wiki, then please log in to http://unapix.com/. His fansite is benbarnesfan.com.