Ben Daniels is an English multi-award-winning actor best known for playing Arthur Miller in the play All My Sons. People recognize him as the partner of Game of Thrones cast Ian Gelder with whom he's romantically linked since the 1990s till today's date. His role in Never the Sinner, 900 Oneonta won him Olivier and Evening Standard Awards.
How Long Has Ben Daniels been Dating Ian Gelder?
Ben Daniels has been dating fellow gay actor Ian Gelder since 1993. They began seeing one another since they met on Joe Orton's production of Entertaining Mr. Sloane. From then, they were inseparable.
The couple never got married, in fact, they preferred to live the way they were. Till today, Ben and his partner were not heard of being involved in any controversies. Daniels-Gelder duo successfully crossed 26 years of romance but has not decided to adopt children.
Speaking of how Ben came out as gay is that he was sure of his sexuality, feelings as a teenager. However, he waited until age 24 to come out. During an interview with Live Journal, Daniels added "Homophobia is still shockingly prevalent in the industry.
"I know I've lost work because of being gay, it has always been an issue". He adds, "I don't consider myself politically gay but whenever I catch a whiff of that now, I'm on it like a ton of bricks."
How Much Is Ben Daniels Net Worth?
Ben Daniels has an estimated net worth of $1 million as of 2020. He shares a lavish apartment in South London with partner Ian Gelder. As an accomplished actor, he receives a salary of $50,000 to $200,000 per year.
Daniels started his acting career after leaving London's LAMDA drama school. His interests in theatres around the UK helped him cast as Richard Loeb in Never The Sinner at London's Playhouse Theatre which earned him the Best Supporting Actor Award.
His small-screen breakthrough came playing philandering "Finn Bevan" in three seasons of the BAFTA BBC series, Cutting It in 2002. Other television credits include The Passion, The Virgin Queen, HBO's Conspiracy, Ian Fleming: Bondmaker, The State Withing, and Law & Order: UK.
Ben Daniels Wiki-Bio
Ben Daniels was born on June 10, 1964, in Nineaton, Warwickshire, England UK. He holds a British nationality and belongs to white ethnicity. Ben is 6 feet (1.83 m) tall and weighs 70 kg. Believe it or not, Ben falls under the list of 47th most influential gay men and women's list. Speaking of qualifications, Daniels attended LAMDA London Academy of Music and Dramatic Art in 2001.
Ben Daniels Affairs
First Affair with Ian Gelder
Ben Daniels and partner Ian Gelder are in a romantic relationship for over 26 years. They started dating in 1993, since then they're in a committed live-in together relationship.