Bennett Joseph Savage, more popularly known as Ben Savage is an American actor who shot to fame through his portrayal of Cory Matthews in the series “Boy Meets World”. He is one of the most easily recognizable child artists in America. Recently, he appeared in the Comedy series “Still the King” in 2017. Read on to know all about the net worth, career and earnings of Ben Savage in 2018.
Early Life & Biography:
Ben Savage was born on September 13, 1980, in Chicago, Illinois. His parents, Joanne and Lewis Savage worked in the Real estate sector. He was the youngest of three siblings. Ben’s acting career began with TV commercials when he was just five years old. He made his acting debut in his elder Brother Fred’s movie “Little Monsters”. He followed that up with two more roles in movies “Big Girls Don’t Cry…They Get Even” and “Clifford”.
His first meaningful role on network television was, however, in the comedy series “Dear John” where he essayed the role of Matthew. He also starred in the NBC sitcom “A Family For Joe”. Some of his notable movies include “Little Monsters”, “Palo Alto”, “Closing Time”, “The Caterpillar’s Kimono”, and “Girl Meets Boy” among others.
Ben is lucky to count Frederick Aaron Savage and Kala Lynn Savage as his elder siblings. His acting skills have been honed under the watchful eyes of his parents and elder siblings. Both Fred and Kala are actors of some serious repute and Ben has done well to carve his own niche among them.
Not many might be aware that he once interned for U.S. Senator Arlen Specter in 2003 while he was studying at Stanford University. He later graduated for Stanford University with a degree in Political Science.
Ben remains unmarried and keeps his personal life away from the shutterbugs. He doesn’t have any children.
Career, Awards & Nominations:
Ben has had a largely fulfilling career and has acted in many popular sitcoms and movies. Some of the notable mentions are “Dear John”, “The Wonder Years”, “A Family For Joe”, “Boy Meets World”, “Bones”, “Shake It Up”, “Girl Meets World”, “Criminal Minds”, and “Still The King”. He has also acted in various television movies like “Aliens For Breakfast” and “She Woke Up”.
His long career has been well recognized, and he has received several nominations for his efforts. Some of the most notable ones include a nomination for the “Best Young Actor starring in a motion picture” for his role in the movie “Little Monsters” in 1990. His work as “Coty Wyckoff” in the popular ABC Event series, “Wild Palms” in 1993 was critically acclaimed. Besides, he is the proud winner of “Nickelodeon Kid’s Choice Awards” in 2000 and “Artios Award” in 2016.
Net Worth & Earnings:
His successful career as an Actor/Director has seen his net worth bulge to a healthy $15 Million. He currently resides in Los Angeles and is known to drive an Audi.
Besides acting, Ben is also credited to have directed a number of episodes of the spinoff series “Girl Meets World”. Of late, he has been keeping a rather low profile and has not been seen acting in any new ventures.