Ben Stiller (born Benjamin Edward Stiller on November 30, 1965), is an American actor, comedian, writer, film director and producer with an estimated net worth of approximately $120 million. He is the son of two famous acting parents, Jerry Stiller and Anne Meara, and has often said that he was "born for a career in show business." Stiller began his career writing "mockumentaries" (spoofs of documentaries). Although still young, his body of work is prolific. To date, he has written, starred in, directed or produced over 50 films. These films have grossed more than $2.1 billion … an average per film of $76 million. There are very few, if any, failures in Stiller's portfolio. He has won an Emmy for Best Writer for a TV Show, The Ben Stiller Show, several MTV Movie Awards and a Teen Choice Award, as well.
Ben Stiller is also a charter member of The Frat Pack, a group of young actors who have worked together on several theatrical productions. This group includes Jack Black, Will Ferrell, Vince Vaughn, Owen Wilson, Luke Wilson and Steve Carell.