Published Date   03rd Jan. 2017, 12:03 pm  Update Date: January 5th, 2017  12:40 pm
Quick Info
Birth Name: Benjamin Augustus Vereen
Date of Birth: 10/10/1946
Age: 77 years old
Nationality: American
Net Worth: $5 million
Qualification: High School of Performing Arts

Ben Vereen net worth is huge, and so are the endeavors he has carried out in the field of singing, acting and dancing. This versatile personality is known best for his Broadway Theatre performances.


Ben Vereen is an actor, dancer, and singer of American nationality and is of mixed ethnicity. He is a native of Miami, Florida and with the amalgamation of his hugely respected skills, he has won a lot of hearts in the entertainment sector in the past few years. He has been actively involved in the entertainment fraternity since 1965. On stage, he has appeared in a number of Broadway musicals including the likes of Hair, Golden Boy, The Prodigal Son, Sweet Charity etc. which has made Ben Vereen net worth to be huge.


Ben Vereen was born as Benjamin Augustus Middleton on the 10th of October 1946. His birthplace is in Miami, Florida but he relocated with his family as an infant to Brooklyn, New York. He is an adopted child of James Vereen and his wife Pauline.

Early Years and Education

Ben Vereen age was 25 when he found out that he had been adopted. Raised a Pentecostal, he was interested in drama and dance at a very early age. He performed in local variety shows and was enrolled in the High School of Performing Arts. Ben Vereen age was merely 18 when he made his New york Stage debut in The Prodigal son at the Greenwich Mews Theater. He then got the chance to perform in Sweet Charity in a tour from 1967 to 1968. After returning to New York City, he appeared in the role of Claude in Hair for Broadway.

Career and Net Worth

Ben Vereen career took off a better direction when he was cast in the film, adaptation of Sweet charity. He was cast opposite Davis in the film adaptation. He developed a good rapport with Davis and was cast as his understudy in the production of Golden Boy. For Golden Boy, Ben Vereen toured England and the show ended at the Palladium Theatre situated in West End London.

Ben Vereen net worth has grown considerably, also because of his nominations he has got on stage work. These have led him to be reported and established as a good actor and dancer who has a unique sense and style of acting. He has appeared in Jesus Christ Superstar on 1972 which led him to be nominated for a Tony. She has also appeared in the musical Wicked Wizard of Oz and Pippin.

Ben Vereen net worth is in the range of million and with more acting stints to follow, it surely will rise more in the days to come. Ben Vereen net worth is a whopping 5 million dollars and will certainly rise in the upcoming days. Ben Vereen net worth has been accumulated because of his endorsements, sponsorships and his acting salary on Broadway productions.

Personal Life and Spouse

Ben Vereen has had a string of relationships go viral through his career in entertainment. Ben Vereen spouse was Andrea Townsley previously. Andrea and Ben Vereen got married in the year 1966. The relationship ran its course for about a decade before the couple decided to call it splits. After this, he started off a relationship with Nancy Bruner. Nancy and Ben Vereen got married on 1976. Ben Vereen dating history with Nancy came to an end too, after they decided to get a divorce.

From his two marriages, Ben Vereen has five children. His children are named Malaika, Naja, Karon, Kara and Ben Jr. apart from his marriages, Ben Vereen dating history also comprises of the name of Brenda Russell. They were also in a relationship in the past but the relationship turned sour and they have separated since. As of now however, it seems that Ben Vereen dating history as come to an end as he is single. He seems to be more focused on his professional career and will do whatever it takes to better it by the looks of it.

Awards, Achievements and Recognition

Ben Vereen net worth is huge, because of the endeavors he has carried out on screen as a famous actor, singer and dancer. Apart from this, he has won a number of awards and achievements too. Ben Vereen was nominated for the Tony Award in the year 1972. His role in Jesus Christ Superstar led him to be nominated for the role.

For his role in Pippin on the year 1973, Ben Vereen won a Tony Award. He is an inspirational personality recognized through his lectures on inspirational topics too. Active on social networking sites, this personality has performed several one man shows and he is followed extensively by fans on social networking sites too.


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