Ben Jones aka Ben Hardy is an English actor who is best known for the role of Roger Taylor in the biopic of Bohemian Rhapsody. He is also known for the role of Archangel in the superhero film X-Men: Apocalypse.
His other notable movies and TV shows credits are Mary Shelley, Only the Brave, Call the Midwife, EastEnders, and more. As of 2019, Hardy has an estimated net worth of $2 million. Learn more about his net worth details, assets, and lifestyle.
Per various sources, Hardy has a net worth of $3 million as of July 2022. His primary source of income is his career as an actor.
Ben began acting while he was still in high school. He made his acting debut in 2012 in the David Hare play The Judas Kiss. He then got cast as Peter Beale in the BBC soap opera EastEnders replacing Thomas Law. He made his first appearance on 7th June 2013 until 24th November 2015.
His career turning point came with the superhero film X-Men Apocalypse where he played the role of Archangel alongside James McAvoy, Michael Fassbender, Jennifer Lawrence, Sophie Turner, Tye Sheridan, Oscar Isaac, and others.
He then got featured in the film, Mary Shelley, opposite Douglas Booth and Elle Fanning. In 2017, Ben along with Miles Teller and Josh Brolin appeared in action-drama, Only the Brave.
In 2018, Ben got cast as Roger Taylor in the film Bohemian Rhapsody, a biographical film of band Queen. The movie's title was inspired by the band's all time popular song, Bohemian Rhapsody.
Hardy appeared alongside Rami Malek as Freddie Mercury: the lead vocalist, Lucy Boynton as Mercury's girlfriend Mary Austin, Gwilym Lee as lead guitarist Brain May, Joe Mazzello as bass guitarist John Deacon, and others.
The movie released on 23 Oct 2018 in the United Kingdom and on 2 Nov 2018 in the USA. Bohemian grossed over $903 million against $50-55 million budget. Hardy was nominated for the Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture at the 25th Screen Actors Guild Awards for his performance.
His upcoming film, Six Underground is set to released anytime in 2019.
Ben's sponsorship and contract deal aid up to a decent sum of money to his wealth. He has endorsed popular and expensive brands like Alfred Dunhill to date. In addition, Ben has posed for big magazines covers like Esquire Italia, Flaunt Magazine, and others.
As of July 2019, Hardy has 264k followers on Twitter and over 1.1 million on Instagram. As per Influencer Marketing Hub, he can earn around $2,196 to $3,661 per sponsored post.
Hardy is also active on several charities and fundraising events, however, his involvement is kept low-key.
The 28-year-old actor currently resides in London but the details regarding his house locations and assets are not revealed.
The average house price in London starts from £614,000 ($765,016) based on locations and area covered.
Similarly, Hardy rides around expensive cars. The young actor surely pays a hefty amount from his earnings as a tax payment.
Born Ben Jones on 2nd January 1991 in Bournemouth, England and grew up in Sherborne. He holds English nationality and comes from white ethnicity.
For his education, Ben went to Sherborne Abbey Primary School, later he enrolled at The Gryphon School. He also trained at the Royal Central School of Speech and Drama and earned his Bachelor of Arts in acting.
Hardy is in a romantic relationship with his long-term girlfriend Katriona Perrett who is also an actress.
The couple likes to keep their love life private and rarely come together in public. However, they reside together in West London.
As of 2019, Ben is 28 years old. He stands 5 feet 8 and a half-inch (174 cm) tall in height.