Ben Foster Net Worth 2023: Facts, Earnings, Age, Height, Girlfriend

Ben Foster Net Worth: $22 million (approx.)

Ben Foster net worth is around $22 million. Ben Foster is a famous American actor who is professionally recognized as Ben Foster and has earned international recognition through his films like: The Punisher (2004), X-Men: The Last Stand and Alpha Dog (both 2006), The Messenger and Pandorum (both 2009), The Mechanic (2011), Contraband (2012), Kill Your Darlings and Lone Survivor (both 2013), The Program (2015), and Leave No Trace (2018).

Ben Foster Net Worth

He has contributed his skills to this diversified field with his films like: Alpha Dog, The Messenger, Hell or High Waterand many more. These well renowned films made him popular not only in his nation but also in the entire world. In addition, he gained love, name and fame from the love of his audience and attracted people’s love and attention towards him.

Besides this, he is one of the most paid actors across the globe. His audience waits for him to perform on the screen as he gives blockbuster movies to his audience. Ben has also worked in multiple TV shows like Flash Forward, Freeks and Greeks and many more to count. He is mostly known for playing crazy and violent characters.

His intense acting style with his calm mellow voice has made him different from other actors and has made a place in the heart of his audience. This talented actor’s annual income is 1.4 million dollars annually. He will be turning 42 years old this year. It is estimated that Foster earns $209, 000 per month and $52, 083 per week whereas $7, 440 per day.

Ben Foster Movies Salary:


Foster has contributed many films and TV shows to the industry. Here, he played the role of Mars Krupcheck and is regarded as the big break of an actor. Bruce Willis helped Ben Foster to show his acting talent which was a big turning point in his life. After this movie, he was given the title “the most talented young actor”.

Ben Foster Net Worth
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He learned most of his acting skills from this film and progressed in the upcoming future. Ben Foster earned $300,000 from this film. This film is based on the true story of Michelle Renee Ramskill-Estey who also wrote the novel.


Here, Foster played the role of Bower and climbed up one step up in his career. He got marvellous name and fame through this film. Foster salary for each role was not less than $1 million. This film was released in 2009. Foster likes to play science fiction and horror films and most of his characters are dedicated to this field. Similarly, this film was also based on science fiction and horror and Foster played his role brilliantly.


Here, he played the role of Daniel Radcliffe to get rid of his cult hero Harry Potter. Ben Foster’s hero was a writer, William Burroughs. Ben Foster earned $1.3 million.

It was directed by John Krokidas and Kill Your Darlings is loosely based on the life of poet Allen Ginsberg. The film tells the story of the 1944 untold murder bringing together a young Allen Ginsberg, Jack Kerouac and William S. Foster likes to take part in murder movies and plays his role efficiently. His looks and tone add glamour to the whole movie


Ben Foster Lone Survivor brought the actor a solid income. At the same time, the film director, Peter Berg, and the actor, Mark Wahlberg, worked for the minimal salary $17,000 per week.

It seems that Ben Foster has earned handsome money from his films and TV shows. Foster is known for his natural look and acting skills in his acting career.


Ben Foster lives a normal life and does not own any lavish bungalow like any other actors; rather he owns a n apartment. Now, Ben Foster lives in Los Angeles with his wife and two children. The price of his house has not been revealed yet.

He does everything “to infect” himself with his hero. Thus, he used to live in the street in order to feel like a homeless veteran and he used to get drugs, when he played the role of a famous cyclist Lance Armstrong, who was disqualified for using dopes. This shows his passion and dedication towards his career.


BornBenjamin A. Foster
October 29, 1980 (age 41)
Boston, Massachusetts, U.S.
Years active1995–present
Spouse(s)Laura Prepon ​(m. 2018)​
RelativesJon Foster (brother)

Ben Foster was born on October 29, 1980 in the city of Boston, the capital and most populous city of the Common Wealth of Massachusetts in US. His grandparents were engaged in politics but Foster chose acting as his path to build his career.  

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Foster has described his parents as “free-spirited, Vietnam-protesting hippies. His mother name was from Maryland, has English, and distant Welsh and Scottish ancestors. Foster’s parents gave birth to 2 sons. Ben Foster is one of them.

He has one sibling, named Jon who is inspired by his brother Ben and also dedicated his passion and skills in building his acting career. There was a turning point in Foster’s life when he along with his family relocated to Fairfield, Iowa.

They were forced by the circumstances to move to Lowa as their Boston home was broken into by robbers while they were present. Foster was raised as a Jewish boy and therefore, his religion is Jewish.

Besides this, Ben also had a Bar Mitzvah, a ceremony refer to Jewish coming of age ritual. His paternal grandparents were Celia (Segal) and Abraham Foster who were both from Russian Jewish families. Boston’s grandfather was a prominent judge and politician in Boston.

It seems that Boston had an inclination to acting since his childhood because it was seen that at the age of 12, this little chap won second place in an international competition for a play that he directed and wrote.


Ben Foster is 5 ft. 9 inches and has a weight of 73 kgs. He has a different eye colour i.e. green and has beautiful dashing dark brown hair which absolutely suits his face.


Ben Foster didn’t gain much popularity in the beginning. However, he was first seen on screen as a 16 year old boy in Disney Channel, a television series named Flash Forward. Boston owns an ability to change a bad film into a blockbuster movie by his acting kills.

In 2001, he acted in the film Get Over It which didn’t gain much popularity as compared to his recent movies. Foster appeared in Hostage with Bruce Willis, Kevin Pollak and Michelle Horn which gained wide popularity among his audience. In 2006, Foster appeared in X-Men: The Last Stand as the comic-book hero Angel / Warren Worthington III.

He is mostly seen in crime, murder and horror movies where he plays his role significantly. A very similar kind of role he played in  the crime thriller Alpha Dog where he played the character of Jake Mazursky and added glaucoma drops to his eyes to simulate the appearance of a drug addict in the film.

 In 2007, he played cold-blooded killer and outlaw Charlie Prince in the Western film 3:10 to Yuma. As his first theatre performance, he replaced Shia LaBeouf in 2013.

In addition, Foster played Lance Armstrong in the biopic The Program, and co-starred in the fantasy adventure Warcraft, released in June 2016.Gradually, he made a steep growth towards the success of his acting career.

Film critic Matt Zoller Seitz described Foster in 2016 as “one of those actors who makes even a bad film worth seeing”. This is the best ever compliment that an actor can receive throughout his journey.

Ben Foster will soon be seen on screen in a historical drama film- Medieval which revolves around the life of a Bohemian military commander who never lost a battle, named as Jan Žižka. Fans are dieing to see their favourite actor again on screen.


Ben Foster is happily married to actress Laura Prepon and the couple is blessed with one son and one daughter. The kids look up to their father as a great source of inspiration for them.


Ben Foster has been showered with several awards and has been nominated multiple times for different award cere,mony. Foster has been awarded for his marvelous acting and performance in the movie Alpha Dog and was also awarded with Women Film Critics Circle Award for Best Actor in the movie The Messenger. In addition, he was also awarded independent spirit award for best supporting male actor in the movie Hell or High Water.

Ben Foster Interesting Facts:

  • The actor revealed that his favourite bands are Radiohead, Miles Davis, Johny Cash.
  • It is said Foster’s favourite actress is Gena Rowlands and his favourite actors are as follows: Philip Seymour Hoffman and Gary Oldman.
  • His favourite movies are: Dr. Strangelove or: How I learned to stop worrying and love the bomb, The jerks and Husbands.
  • Boster was co-starred in two marvel adaptations featuring Rebecca Romijn: The Punisher and X-Men: The Last Stand.
  • Ben provided the voice on the tape reading of James Frey’s Bright Shiny Morning.