Ben Koldyke

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Actor (1968)
Mon Sep 26 2022
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Ben Koldyke aka Benjamin Koldyke is an American actor who has shared the screen with Madonna, a singer and songwriter also called Queen of Pop. They appeared together in 2000 on the popular TV series The Next Best Thing

He became prominent after he portrayed the role in The Finest HoursWork ItMasters of Sex, and The Newsroom. Since then, he has become one of the finest and most successful American actors. 

Koldyeke is also a director and producer. He holds American citizenship as he was born on March 27, 1968, in Chicago, Illinois, United States. 

Who Are The Parents Of Koldyke?

Koldyke was born one of the four children of Patricia Blunt and Martin J. Koldye (Mike). His parents are highly educated and belong to a well-to-do family. His mother, Patricia, is an educator, whereas his father, Martin, was an investment banker. 

Ben Koldyke is sitting on a couch
Ben Koldyke is sitting on a couch (Image Source: Reddit)

Furthermore, Martin is also a lifetime trustee of Northwestern University, and he was the one who founded Frontenac Company, a Chicago-based private equity firm.

Blessed With Three Siblings 

Aforesaid, Koldyke has three lovely siblings with whom he spent his childhood and shares every secret. They are graduates of the same college and university. 

He is the brother of Laird Koldyke and Carl Koldyke, while his sister is named Elizabeth Koldyke. Unfortunately, there are significantly fewer talks about them except for Carl. He is a cerebral-palsy victim, so he attended special children's need school. 

Is Ben Koldyke A Millionaire?

Without a doubt, Koldyke is a millionaire with a massive capital of $7 million in his bank account, making him one of the wealthiest American actors. He made most of his fortune through his successful acting career just like Maxim Baldry.

Ben Koldyke's Old Mansion was sold for $3.5 million
Ben Koldyke's Old Mansion was sold for $3.5 million (Image Source: MansionGlobal)

His appearance in many famous and successful movies probably assisted him in adding tremendous money to his wealth. He is rumored to make money through TV commercials and brand endorsements. 

Furthermore, in 2018 he accumulated a considerable profit by selling his Santa Monica mansion for $3.5 million as he bought that mansion in 2009 for only $1.5 million.

Has A Strong Academic Background 

Koldyke started his learning journey by attending Joseph Sears Elementary School. After that, he studied at New Trier High School, where he completed high school. 

Soon after graduation, he went to Dartmouth College for his higher studies. There he achieved Bachelor's Degree in Arts in 1991. He has also done a one-year post-graduation in Choate Rosemary Hall. 

Did You Know? Koldyke was very interested in sports, especially football and baseball, during his early life. As a result, he played as a quarterback on college and university teams. In baseball, he played as a third baseman. 

Was Married To Maggie Lawson

Ben Koldyke is a divorced man who had previously exchanged his vows with an American actress Maggie Lawson. They tied the knot on August 8, 2015, in New Mexico. The wedding ceremony was held in a grand celebration in Ben's farmhouse. 

Before marrying, the former couple had been dating for a long time. They first met during the show Back In Game, and ever since, they have liked each other and have begun dating. 

Ben Koldyke and her ex-wife Maggie Lawson during an award function
Ben Koldyke and her ex-wife Maggie Lawson during an award function (Image Source: Zimbio)

After knowing each other, Ben exchanged rings with her then-girlfriend Lawson on November 14, 2014. The engagement news shocked the whole world and made their lovely fans happy. 

However, the former spouse was not meant to be made for each other as their relationship could not go further and ended briefly. They got apart in 2017, just after two years of their marriage. 

What Happened After Divorce?

As mentioned above, after staying together and sharing the same roof for two years, Ben and Lawson made their separate way. So, what happened after the divorce? Where are they?

Let us inform you that both of them are currently single and focusing on their careers. Since after the separation, Koldyke got involved in the films, and the same goes for Lawson, who got busy with her TV series. 

In addition, some online tabloids believe that the ex-couple still love each other and cannot forget their togetherness and happiness, so they decide to remain single. However, it is just a theory, as it has not been confirmed yet. 

How Tall Is Koldyeke? Know His Height 

Ben Koldyeke is a tall guy who stands at 6 feet 2 inches (188 cm), weighing around 75 Kg (165 lbs). He has an excellent physique as he often exercises and eats healthy food. 

An Intense Picture of Ben Koldyke
An Intense Picture of Ben Koldyke (Image Source: Briefly News)

Furthermore, he has blue color eyes, which US people admire. He has fair skin and amazing brown hair. Koldyeke is very popular among girls because of his height and body. 

IMDb Profile Info 

Koldyke's IMDb profile includes twenty-nine acting credits, three director credits, and three writer credits. He has also achieved one producer, two self, and one archive footage credit. In total, he has thirty-nine credits. 

As per IMDb, he made his debut in 2000 by portraying the role of Kelly's boyfriend in The Next Best Thing, while his latest TV series is Rutherford Falls. His star sign is Aries just like Ava Emanuelle Bellows.

Movies & TV Series 

Ben Koldyke is a renowned American actor with more than twenty years of experience in the American film industry. He has appeared in many movies and TV series within those two decades. 

Some notable movies are Jedi GymThe Finest HoursStuck On YouThirteen DaysSay I Do, and Red Zone. All the mentioned movies have good responses and ratings. 

Koldyke is also featured in many successful TV series such as Rutherford Falls, The Good PlaceMr. RobinsonMasters of Sex, and Big Love. He is currently working in Rutherford Falls. 

Because of his remarkable acting skills, he was awarded "Special Jury for Acting " in 2007 for Say I Do. Since then, he has not won any awards.

Isn't Found On Social Media Platforms 

Surprisingly, Koldyeke does not have a profile on social media despite being very famous, as he is highly admired by US people onscreen. It seems he does not like being in the limelight. 

However, we can find his numerous fake accounts, which his lovely fans could probably create. Because of his inactivity on social media, his day-day activities and personal details are a mystery. 

 

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