Ben Stein
Ben Stein
Real Name/Full Name Benjamin Jeremy Stein
Nick Name/Celebrated Name: Ben Stein
Birth Place: Washington D.C, USA
Date Of Birth/Birthday: 25 November 1944
Age/How Old: 79 years old
Height/How Tall: In Centimetres – 180 cm
In Feet and Inches – 6′ 0″
Weight: In Kilograms – 85 Kg
In Pounds – 187 lbs
Eye Color: N/A
Hair Color: N/A
Parents Name: Father – Herbert Stein
Mother – Mildred Stein
Siblings: Rachel Stein
School: Montgomery Blair High School
College: Yale University, Columbia University, Yale Law School and Columbia College
Religion: Jewish
Nationality: American
Zodiac Sign: Sagittarius
Gender: Male
Sexual Orientation: Straight
Marital Status: Married
Girlfriend: N/A
Wife/Spouse Name: Alexandra Denman
Kids/Children Name: Tom Stein
Profession: Writer, lawyer, actor, comedian and commentator
Net Worth: $25 Million
Last Updated: April 2024

Benjamin Jeremy Stein is a journalist, lawyer, actor, comedian, and political and economic analyst from the United States. He started his career as a speechwriter for Presidents Richard Nixon and Gerald Ford of the United States before moving into the entertainment industry as an actor, comedian, and game show host.

He is better known for his roles as Dr. Arthur Neuman in The Mask and Son of the Mask, as well as the economics instructor in Ferris Bueller’s Day Off and the host of Win Ben Stein’s Money. Expelled, a 2008 documentary in which Stein co-wrote and appeared, presents intelligent design creationism as a scientifically valid solution to Darwinian evolution and alleges a scientific conspiracy.

Well, how well do you know about Ben Stein? If not much, we have compiled all you need to know about Ben Stein’s net worth in 2024, his age, height, weight, wife, kids, biography and complete details about his life. Well, if you’re all set, here is what we know about Ben Stein to date.

Biography and Early Life

Stein was the son of Mildred (née Fishman), a homemaker, and Herbert Stein, a journalist, economist, and presidential advisor, and was born in Washington, D.C. He is Jewish and grew up in Silver Spring, Maryland’s Woodside Forest neighborhood.

Age, Height, Weight & Body Measurement

So, how old is Ben Stein in 2024 and what is his height and weight? Well, Ben Stein’s age is 79 years old as of today’s date 18th April 2024 having been born on 25 November 1944. Though, he is 6′ 0″ in feet and inches and 180 cm in Centimetres tall, he weighs about 187 lbs in Pound and 85 kg in Kilograms.


Stein and classmate journalist Carl Bernstein graduated from Montgomery Blair High School in 1962; actress Goldie Hawn graduated one year later. He went on to Columbia College, where he majored in economics and was a member of Alpha Delta Phi and the Philolexian Society. Stein went to Yale Law School after graduating with honours from Columbia in 1966. At Montgomery Hills Junior High School, actor Sylvester Stallone was a classmate.

Personal Life: Dating, Girlfriends, Wife, Kids

Ben Stein With Wife Alexandra Denman
Ben Stein With Wife Alexandra Denman

Finding the right spouse to spend the rest of your life with can be said to be the most challenging thing in life. Alexandra Denman, an entertainment lawyer, is Stein’s wife. In 1968, they married, but in 1974, they divorced. After being away for only three years, they realized that they were made for each other. Therefore, they eventually reconciled, and they married again in 1977. Tom, their son, was born in 1987.

Stein and Denman split their time between Beverly Hills and Malibu, California. He also owns a summer house in Sandpoint, Idaho, as well as an apartment in Washington, D.C.’s Watergate complex, which he inherited from his parents. The two are very much in love with each other more than 40 years down the line.

Is Ben Stein Gay?

No, Ben Stein is not gay. His marriage to Alexandra which has lasted for more than four decades is enough to prove that Ben is fully satisfied with having a relationship with a woman.

Professional Career

Stein’s first teaching job was as an associate lecturer at American University in Washington, D.C., where he spoke about the political and social content of popular culture. He then went on to teach constitutional and civil rights under the US Constitution at the University of California, Santa Cruz. Stein taught libel law and US securities law, as well as its legal elements, at Pepperdine University. From around 1990 to 1997, he was a law professor at Pepperdine University Law School.

Stein contributes to the conservative publications The American Spectator and Newsmax on a daily basis. He’s also contributed to The Wall Street Journal, The New York Times, New York Magazine, Penthouse, Los Angeles Magazine, and Barron’s Magazine, among others. He wrote a biweekly column for Yahoo! Finance online, the most recent of which was published on August 7, 2009. Yes, You Can Retire Comfortably, Can America Survive?, and Yes, You Can Time the Market are among his best-selling books (co-authored with financial adviser Phil DeMuth). He published The Real Stars, a compilation of essays, in 2009.

Stein got his start in politics as a speechwriter and counsel for President Richard Nixon and then President Gerald Ford. Time magazine commented on the fact that Stein was possibly Deep Throat on May 3, 1976. Over the years, Stein has replied not only by denying that he is Deep Throat, but also by accusing journalist Bob Woodward of falsifying the popular hidden source.

In the 1986 film Ferris Bueller’s Day Off, Stein played a monotonous economics tutor. In one scene, he gives a lecture on the Smoot-Hawley Tariff of 1930 and the supply-side economics controversy that was raging at the time. Stein portrayed characters who were equally uninteresting and emotionless.

He played himself in Dave and had a recurring part in The Wonder Years (as science teacher Mr. Cantwell, who would narrate 16mm films in monotone). He starred in many TV commercials in the 1990s and 2000s, including for the commodity “Clear Eyes,” Godfather’s Pizza in 1987, and Sprinkled Chips Ahoy! in 1990. Cookies, and 1-800Accounting Services, a small business accounting service firm, in 2013.


Over the course of his career, Ben Stein has won two awards. They are as follows:

  1. In 1999, he won the Daytime Emmy Award for Outstanding Game Show Host.
  2. In 2013 and 2015, he also won the Daytime Emmy Award for Outstanding Morning Program.

Net Worth, Salary & Earnings of Ben Stein in 2024

Ben Stein Net Worth
Ben Stein Net Worth

As of 2024, Ben Stein currently has a net worth of $25 Million. This can be said to be a reward for his hard work and commitment to his career as a Writer, lawyer, actor, comedian and commentator.

Ben Stein has really grown into a popular figure over the years. His influence focuses mainly on the American political for which he has been involved in for most of his career.


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