Benjamin Ayres is a Canadian actor best known for playing William Tanner in Vampire Diaries. He has also portrayed Cancer Cowboy, the chain-smoking sex addict, in the critically acclaimed CBC TV series jPod. He also had a recurring role on HBO Canada's Gemini Award-winning series Less Than Kind, for which he was nominated for a Canadian Screen Award. Let's dive deep in to know more about his personal life, lifestyle, net worth, etc.
Benjamin Ayres Blissfully Married! Shares Children With Wife
Benjamin Ayres is happily married to the love of his life Erin Hayes. She is a digital marketer and storyteller. According to the actor's Instagram post, he had dated Erin twenty-one years ago. It clarifies that the duo has been together for two decades. But they tied a knot on 12 July 2008 in a private ceremony. Similarly, Jules Weinstein also got hitched to Michael Weinstein in 2008.
Both Benjamin and Erin are active on social media, where they do not hesitate to flaunt their chemistry by posting romantic snapshots. Despite being a public figures, the lovebirds haven't mentioned how and where they met.
On 29 January 2011, the Saving Hope star explained how proud he felt when Erin interviewed Right Honourable Paul Martin, the 21st Canadian Prime Minister. Ayres shares two beautiful daughters with their wife, Erin. But, they haven't revealed their kids' identities and date of birth.
Walking into social media posts, one can notice Benjamin is a family man. He takes care of babies in the absence of his wife, Erin. He prefers spending quality time with his wife and kids in the meantime.
Is Benjamin Ayres Gay?
Benjamin Ayres is straight, but his gay-related tweets might have confused his sexuality to the majority of his fans, who have no idea of his marital life. On 3 July 2011, Mr. Ayres joked on Twitter, stating he and Rob Anthony Provost are gays.
Moreover, Ayres added that he finds Rob pretty cool and loves his mustache. The Canadian star has shared numerous homosexual-related tweets. Currently, he lives the good life with his wife Erin and two daughters.
Benjamin Ayres - Career and Net Worth
Benjamins Ayres is counted as one of Hollywood's leading and most prosperous actors. He has appeared in several movies and television series to today's date. Benjamin's net worth is estimated to be around $5 million as 2022, similar to Denisha Dvorakova's.
The father of two's acting credit includes Dan for Mayor, Less Than Kind, JPod, Love By Chance, Battlestar Galactica, Diamonds, CBS Flashpoint, Bitten, Lost Girl, The Vampire Diaries, Combat Hospital, and WB's Smallville. He is also famous for playing in Hallmark Channel movies such as Falling for Vermont and Love by Chance.
Likewise, in 2021, Ayres started working on The Good Doctor, where he played the role of Wyatt, The Chronicle Mysteries: The Wrong Man, where he played the role of Drew Godfrey, and Detention Adventure, where he played the role of Bruno Black. As of February 2022, Ayres is next up for Don't Hang Up, where he plays the character of Officer Halton and Untitled 'The Bad Seed'/Lifetime Sequel, where he will be seen playing the role of Robert Costa.
Benjamin Ayres - Quick Facts
- Benjamin Ayres grew up in Kamloops, British Colombia, Canada.
- His actual birth name is Benjamin James Ayres.
- Benjamin is a distant relative of Boris Karloff.
- Benjamin attended The Lyric School of Acting under the mentorship of Michele Lonsdale Smith.
- His birth sign is Capricorn.
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