Ben Mendelsohn


Ben Mendelsohn Bio

Who is Ben Mendelsohn

The Australian actor, Ben Mendelsohn is best known for his negative roles like Gerri in 'Mississippi Grind,' and King George VI in 'Darkest Hour.' His fame reached at the prominent level after his appearance 'The Year My Voice Broke.'

Early Life (Childhood)

He was born Paul Benjamin Mendelsohn to late Carole Ann and Frederick Arthur Oscar Mendelsohn. He was brought up along with his siblings Tom Mendelsohn and David Mendelsohn. He went to Heidelberg Primary School, Eltham High School, and Banyule High School. He also studied drama during his high school years.

Interesting Facts

Starting off with a minor role in Australian TV series Special Squad he has come far in his profession with leading role in the movies like 'The Big Steal' and 'Spotswood.' He earns a decent amount of money from his career. His current estimated net worth is $3 million.

Personal Life

He wedded Emma Forrest in June 2012. Forrest is a British author most known for her story Madonna. After two years of their marriage, the estranged couple parted their ways and divorced in 2016. He is a caring father of two daughters, Sophia and Carolina whom he shared with his ex-wife Forrest and his previous relationship. Previously, he dated actress Kate Fisher and Justin Clarke.


With a long list of nomination in several awards he has won some such as AACTA Award, Film Critics Circle of Australia Award, Camerio Award, IF Award, Australia Award and BIFA Award for different categories.


His drug and alcohol addiction led to all the failed relationship he encountered so far.