Who is Ben Platt and how old is he?

TONY Award-winning actor Ben Platt has had quite the career.

Platt is known for stealing hearts on screen and on stage.


Tony award winning actor Ben PlattCredit: Rex Features

Who is Ben Platt?

Ben Platt, whose full name is Benjamin Schiff Platt, is an American actor, singer, and songwriter.

He is most famously known for his role as Benji in Pitch Perfect 1 and 2 as well as his role in the TV series The Politician.

Ben got his start in acting in 2006 but it wasn’t until 2012 when he was cast as Benji that his career really took off.

Ben Platt playing Benji in Pitch Perfect


Ben Platt playing Benji in Pitch Perfect

From there he went on to star on Broadway, starring in The Book of Mormon as Elder Cunningham back in 2014 at only 19-years-old.

Two years later Ben was the star of Broadway’s show Dear Evan Hansen, playing the lead; Evan Hansen.

He has also released a few songs throughout his career.

In 2017, Ben won a Tony Award for Best Performance by a Leading Actor in a Musical for his role in Dear Evan Hansen.

American actor and Broadway star Ben Platt


American actor and Broadway star Ben PlattCredit: Getty – Contributor

How old is Ben Platt?

Ben was born September 24, 1993 in Los Angeles California.

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He is currently 27-years-old.

Ben made his acting debut at just 13 years old.

Ben Platt with boyfriend Noah Galvinson


Ben Platt with boyfriend Noah GalvinsonCredit: Instagram

Is Ben Platt married?

Ben isn’t currently married but he is in a relationship with Dear Evan Hansen alum Noah Galvin.

Noah revealed the news in early 2020 on The Little Known Facts podcast.

Noah and Ben met through Broadway when he took over the role of Evan Hansen from Ben after he left.

Ben came out to his family at the age of 12 and then came out publicly back in 2019 before he released his song Ease of Mind.

Ben Platt dressed as Evan Hansen supporting LGBTQ rights


Ben Platt dressed as Evan Hansen supporting LGBTQ rights

Is Ben Platt returning as Evan Hansen?

While Dear Evan Hansen is still on Broadway, Universal made a Dear Evan Hansen movie that is set to be released in September 2021.

Ben returns to his Tony-winning titular role in the big-screen adaptation of the Broadway hit.

The cast also includes Amandla Stenberg, Amy Adams, Kaitlyn Dever, and Julianne Moore.

Stephen Chbosky is the director of the film. He previously directed The Perks of Being a Wallflower.

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