Benjamin Beatty is an American actor and star child. He was born to Academy Award-winning actor Warren Beatty and Emmy nominated actress Annette Bening†
Beatty grew up with acting parents and also finds his way into the acting world. He is best known for his role in Hail Caesar! and UFO† However, the 27-year-old prefers to live a private life and keeps it pretty quiet. At this point, it’s unclear whether Benjamin will continue his acting journey or have a different career.
Learn more about his childhood, dating life, college and family here.
How old is Benjamin Beatty? Details of his early life and family
Star child Benjamin McLean Beatty was born on August 23, 1994 in Los Angeles, California, USA under the Virgo zodiac sign. He is 28 years old as of 2022.
McLean was born to Hollywood star Henry Warren Beatty and actress Annette Carol Bening. His paternal grandparents are Kathlyn Corinne MacLean and Iraowners Beaty. Likewise, his maternal grandparents are Arnett Grant Bening and Katherine Ashley.
He holds American nationality and is of mixed ethnicity.
As for his academic achievements, Benjamin attended The Buckley School. He later graduated from Northwestern University in Evanston, Illinois with a degree in theater in 2017.
Benjamin grew up next to his three siblings
The second-born Benjamin grew up alongside his three siblings Stephen Ira Beatty, 30, Isabel Beatty, 25, and Ella Beatty, 22.
Like himself, all three of his siblings are actors. Stephen describes himself as a writer, performer and filmmaker. He also co-founded a poetry magazine for trans writers called Vetch.
Likewise, Ben’s younger sister Isabel is also a writer and even worked in the 2017 TV series Quality Sketch† Moreover, his youngest sibling Ella is also an actress who recently graduated from The Julliard School.
Benjamin Beatty’s older sibling Stephen is a trans
Benjamin’s older brother Stephen Ira Beatty is transgender. He started his transition at age 14 in 2012.
When Stephen came out, his parents came Annette and Warren were very supportive and said they were very proud of him.
During an interview in 2019, Annette said:
“He has managed something very challenging with a lot of style and great intelligence,”
In addition to his growing career, Stephen is also openly speaking out for the transgender community. back in 2013, during an interview with E! News, he said,
“I grew up outside of New York, but I always knew I wanted to move here for the city’s vibrant artistic community. As a trans person I would hope I would be welcome, but many trans people are not. because we don’t have the basic insurance we need to survive.”
In 2015, after the death of transgender teenager Leelah Alcorn, Stephen even tweeted about transgender rights. He wrote, “IF YOU CAN’T HELP HAVE A TRANS KIDS, DON’T HAVE KIDS,”
Is Benjamin Beatty still working as an actor?
After starring as Lee in the 2018 sci-fi movie UFO by Ryan Eslinger, Ben has not appeared in any other movies or TV shows. In the film, he co-starred with Alex Sharp, Gillian Anderson, Ella Purnell, and David Strathairn.
Previously, Benjamin Beatty, Warren Beatty’s son, appeared as a flail boy in the 2016 comedy film Hail Caesar! starring Josh Brolin, George Clooney and Scarlett Johansson.
Nevertheless, details have yet to be revealed as to what Benjamin is doing at the moment.
Is Benjamin Beatty a Millionaire Like His Parents?
According to sources, the star child has a net worth of $1 million. On the other hand, Benjamin’s acting parents Warren and Annette have a combined net worth of $70 million in early 2022. The couple amassed their multi-million dollar fortune thanks to their successful acting careers spanning over six decades and three decades respectively.
The father of four previously owned 10,600 square feet with 6 bedrooms, 8 bathrooms, a gym, office, three-car garage, pool and spa. The house was up for rent at $27,000, later reduced to $25,000 a month. After no potential tenants were found, the house went up for sale in 2012 for $6,955 million.
The family also owns another Los Angeles property, which sits on 6.7 acres.
Is UFO Actor Benjamin Dating Someone? His love life
Since Beatty has a private lifestyle, not much is revealed about his personal life either. He is reportedly single as of 2022.
In 2016, Ben was rumored to be dating actress Ella Purnell. The news started circulating after Ben and Ella shared pictures of each other on their IG profile.
According to the post, the couple met on the set of UFO. Although the news was never confirmed, fans loved them. As a matter of fact, Beatty’s rumored girlfriend Purnell is now dating her boyfriend named Max Bennett Kelly.
The actor has 613 followers on his Instagram with a total of 28 posts, although he hasn’t posted anything since November 15, 2016. Likewise, he has over 1.9k friends on his FB handle.