are one of the most discussed Hollywood couples in recent months. The two talented actors live in Pacific Palisades in Los Angeles, California, and their property is definitely impressive. Not everyone can boast of having a football, basketball court and a swimming pool with a jacuzzi and a bar in their own yard. On an area of almost 9000 sq.m. the house also extends, consisting of five bedrooms and eight bathrooms in several interconnected buildings. An additional smaller building was also built with an office, gym, art studio and two more bathrooms, as well as an underground two-bedroom guest house. The property itself is located in a very green and wooded area.
The property was designed and built way back in 1930.by the famous Californian architect of the last century, Cliff May. Notable occupants of the house over the years have included actor Gregory Peck, who acquired it about two decades later, and Emmy and Oscar-winning producer Brian Grazer, who bought it in 1992. He sold it to the star couple in 2009. for the sum of $17.5 million, although his original intentions were to sell it for $10 million more.
By this time, Ben already had an established career as an actor and was developing into a director. However, his life was not always like that of a Hollywood star. Artistic talents and a strong desire to pursue an acting career, combined with hard work and perseverance, gradually brought him closer to his goal. Together with his brother Casey and his friend and future colleague Matt Damon, Ben goes to Los Angeles in pursuit of his dream. In the end, the three young guys managed not just to break into Hollywood, but to gain world fame and popularity.
Together they share their first big success in 1997.with the film "Good Will Hunting". Matt and Ben co-wrote the screenplay for the cult film and received the industry's highest recognition - an Oscar for Best Original Screenplay. The drama also won the famous and beloved actor Robin Williams a supporting actor award and was nominated in a total of nine categories.
The following years also brought significant success for Ben, starring in Armageddon, Shakespeare in Love, Pearl Harbor, and more. Although the beginning of the new decade was considered a low period for Affleck, with less successful productions and supporting roles, he returned in full force, directing Gone Baby Gone, The City and Argo. for which he won the Golden Globe and BAFTA for Best Director and Best Picture and the second Oscar in his career - for Best Picture.
A little known fact about Ben is his passion for playing poker. His remarkable skills at the table earned him an invitation to the PokerStars Poker Cruise, and in 2004 he won the California State Poker Championship.
Although his role as Batman in 2016 was controversially received by the general public, Ben's performance highlighted his acting skills and his presence was hailed as charismatic. He also has another role as Batman coming up - in the Justice League movie, which is expected to be released at the end of this year.