Ben Platt - Updated Apr 2024

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Ben Platt


Ben Platt is a popular American actor, singer, and songwriter. Ben Platt began his acting career in musical theater as a child artist and appeared in productions of The Sound of Music and The Book of Mormon.

Early Life and Childhood

Ben Platt was born on September 24, 1993, in the city of Los Angeles, California, United States. His age is 30 years as of 2023 and his full name is Benjamin Schiff Platt.

Similarly, he is American by nationality and Christian by religion. Moreover, he belongs to the Jewish ethnicity and his zodiac sign is Libra.

He was born to a film, television, and theater producer Marc Platt (father), and a housewife Julie Platt (mother). Likewise, his siblings’ names are Jonah Platt, Henry Platt, and Hannah Platt.


In terms of his educational background, he has done his schooling at Harvard-Westlake School in Los Angeles, graduating in 2011. Later, he attended Columbia University but later dropped out. However, his additional academic credentials are unavailable on the web.

Ben Platt – Net Worth 2024

Platt has an estimated net worth of around $5 million and his annual salary is $250k. Similarly, his source of income is mainly his acting profession. However, his weekly and monthly wages are unknown.

Additionally, he has also worked very hard since his childhood to achieve this fame. Also, he is active in his career and is on the way to raising his net worth in the future.

Career and Professional Life

Moving on to his career, he co-starred with Kristin Chenoweth in The Music Man at the Hollywood Bowl at the age of nine. Similarly, at the age of 11, he performed on a national tour of Caroline. Likewise, he played Jean Valjean in Kidz Theater’s production of Les Miserables when he was 17 years old.

Moreover, in 2012 he was cast as Elder Arnold Cunningham in The Book of Mormon’s Chicago production. Furthermore, he appeared as a supporting character in the 2012 musical comedy Pitch Perfect. In 2014, he joined Steven Levenson and Pasek and Paul’s then-untitled P&P Project.

In addition, he made his Broadway debut in the title role of Dear Evan Hansen at the Music Box Theatre in December 2016. Later, he signed a record deal with Atlantic Records in 2017. He also performed Leonard Bernstein’s “Somewhere” live at the 60th Annual Grammy Awards on January 28, 2018.

He announced in January 2019 that his debut studio album, Sing to Me Instead, would be released on March 29, 2019. Similarly, he also revealed on Instagram that the recording of his Radio City concert would be released on Netflix as a TV special titled Ben Platt Live from Radio City Music Hall on May 20, 2020.

Besides that, he teased the chorus of his new single, “Imagine,” on TikTok in April 2021. Furthermore, on June 9, 2022, it was announced that he would produce and star in the musical comedy film Theater Camp, which was inspired by his previous short film of the same name.

Moreover, on August 31, 2022, he confirmed that he was working on new solo music and was a third of the way through finishing his next album.

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Caption: Ben Platt singing at a show. Source: Instagram

Brand Endorsements

Platt has not endorsed any brand till now. Also, he is not promoting anything till now and is not collaborating with any brands. No information is available on the web regarding the other brands he has cooperated with or not.

Also, he has not disclosed any information about the brands or companies he has endorsed. Moreover, in the coming days, we may see him being associated with some brands and supporting their products.

Awards and Nomination

Platt was nominated and has won several awards in his career. He won the Clarence Derwent Award, the Daytime Emmy Award, and the Grammy Award. Similarly, he was nominated for Gold Derby Awards, Golden Globes, USA, OFTA Television Award, Pena de Prata, Razzie Awards, Teen Choice Awards, and many more.

However, his best form has yet to be acknowledged by his audience. Furthermore, we believe that his talent will earn him several awards in the future.

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Caption: Ben Platt getting an award. Source: Kevin

Relationship Status

Platt is in a relationship with his beautiful fiance Noah Galvin. Galvin is also an actor by profession. They both got engaged on November 25, 2022. Moreover, they both aren’t married yet and have no children but they both look best together and might tie the knot in the future.

Similarly, it is seen that they both are quite happy being in a relationship at the moment. Also, he doesn’t have any past relationships or previous engagements.

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Caption: Ben Platt with his fiance. Source: Entertainment Tonight


Platt’s casting was criticized, with viewers accusing him of playing a character who was several years younger than him in real life. However, he always tries to avoid the media and tries to avoid engaging in contentious behavior or situations that can damage his reputation.

Body Measurements

Talking about his height he is 5 Feet 9 inches tall and weighs 75kg. Similarly, he has a good physique that measures 38-30-37 inches and he has beautiful hazel eyes and brown hair.

Also, his suitable dress size is 7 and his shoe size is 9.5(US). Moreover, he follows a solid workout and diet plan and a balanced lifestyle to maintain his body measurements.

Ben Platt – Social Media

Ben Platt is very popular on social media and his fans love him for the positive influence he has on them. He is active on Instagram, where he likes to post snaps of his latest photo shoots with his friends.

He has 1.7M followers on Instagram and owns an Insta account @bensplatt. His Facebook account is @BenPlattOfficial and has 194K followers. Likewise, his self-titled YouTube channel has more than 459K subscribers to date.