Early Life and Education:
Benjamin Thomas Barnes was born on 20 August 1981 in London, England. His father is Thomas Barnes, a professor of psychiatry and mother is Patricia Barnes, a relationship therapist. He also has a younger brother, Jack. Ben belongs to white ethnicity. His mother is from South Africa, and is of Jewish heritage, while his father is English.
Ben studied at independent all boys' schools; Homefield Preparatory and King's College. In 2004, he graduated with BA Honours from Kingston University, where he studied drama and English literature.
He acted in musical theatre, including the National Youth Music Theatre, and was a member of Hyrise, a boy band where he polished his singing skills.
According to online information Ben Barnes was known to be in relationships with Tamsin Egerton, Amanda Seyfried and Felicity Jones in the past, but is currently believed to be single.
He is looking for a consistent partner whom he can fall in love with, but hasn’t been successful yet. Therefore, for the time being he is fully focused on his career. He says:
"Love is something that comes out of a mutual trust with your partner. Shared goals, humor, the excitement when your hands touch... Those are things you can't tell at first glance. Maybe lust, but not love!"
At fifteen, Ben Barnes landed his first professional job as a drummer in the West End musical adaptation of Bugsy Malone and in 2006 he first appeared in a film Doctors playing the role of Craig Unwin. Since then he has appeared in numerous successful hits. He is famous for his role as Prince Caspian in The Chronicles of Narnia: Prince Caspian and The Voyage of the Dawn Treader, for playing the title character in the 2009 adaptation of Dorian Gray. He has been nominated four times to win different awards for best male actor and best performance of the year.
Ben Barnes is a handsome gentleman with dark brown eyes and 6 feet and 1 inch height. His parents were strict, so he was raised as a gentleman from childhood. He has learnt a lot from his mother about love. His mother being a relationship therapist has played an important role in his loving personality. He can also sing, play drums and piano.
Ben's favourite genre is Fantasy because of its dark nature and the he believes forbidden love has a similar pull for people; therefore, he usually stars in period movies or fantasy films. On the Internet he is widely known as Bin Bons.
Ben Barnes is a financially stable bachelor who has a net worth of two million dollars.
Ben Barnes actively uses social media. His fans can follow him on Facebook, twitter, Instagram and Youtube for latest updates.