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Who Is Benjamin Walker? Relationship Details With His Wives, Divorce & Kids

Benjamin Walker

Benjamin Walker is 39 years old American actor and comedian best known for his role in Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter (2012). He is also the husband of a known English actress who has worked in movies like The Maze Runner, Pirates of the Caribbean: Death Men Tell No Tales and many more.

Who Is Benjamin Walker? 

Benjamin Walker is an American actor and comedian born on June 21, 1982, in Georgia whose present age is 39 years old, and his full name is Benjamin Walker Davis. He has a height of 6 foot 3 inches or 1.91 meters tall. Benjamin’s birth sign is Cancer.

He grew up in Cartersville, Georgia, where he attends Cartersville High School. Later on, he joined Juilliard School in New York City and graduated from there in 2004. He completed his degree in Bachelor of Fine Arts from Interlochen Arts Academy in Traverse City.

Who are Benjamin’s Parents?

Benjamin Walker’s parents are Greg Davis and Jennine Walker. His parents have two sons, and he is the second one as he has one big brother.

His mother, Jennine Walker, is and music teacher, and his father Greg Davies worked in financial service and owned a movie rental store. 

According to Actors Guild, he took his mother’s last name as a stage name because there was already a Benjamin Davies register.

Who Is Benjamin Walker Previously Wife?

Benjamin Walker’s first wife is Mamie Gummer, daughter of award-winning actress Meryl Streep and Don Gummer in 2011 and divorced in 2013. Mamie Gummer is a 38 years old American T.V. actress born on August 3, 1983, in New York City. She is known for her role in The Good Wife and in a drama Emily Owens, M.D.

He and his ex-wife, Mamie, first met in a Broadway Dangerous Liaisons in April 2008. After their first met, in October 2009, Benjamin and Mamie announced their engagement.

Benjamin Walker with his Ex-wife

Benjamin Walker with his ex-wife Mamie Gummer (©:WorthyCelebs)

In Gummer’s Connecticut estate, they married after two years of engagement in July 2011. Among 150 guests present at their marriage celebration at the lakeside ceremony, Claire Danes, Laura Linney, and Tracey Ullman.

 For two years, they both live in an apartment in Park Slope, Brooklyn. They don’t have any kids.

Why Did Benjamin Walker And Mamie Gummer Separated?

Benjamin Walker and Mamie Gummer share two years as husband and wife. After two years of married life, they announced their separation and planned to divorce in March 2013.

Their slip was the first cover by Us Weekly, and Mamie tells Us Weekly,

“It’s very amicable, The Split is very new.”

In 5 years of interval, their love cycle started and ended.

Is Benjamin Walker Still Married With Kaya Scodelario

Benjamin Walker’s second wife is Kaya Scodelario, whom he married in 2015. Kaya Scodelario is an English actress born on March 13, 1992, in London, England. Kaya is ten years younger than Benjamin.

Benjamin and Kaya first met during the shooting of the movie The Moon and the Sun in April 2014. After nine months of dating, they got engaged on December 28, 2014, and married in 2015. 

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They tried a long-distance relationship, kaya staying in the U.K. and Benjamin in New York, but Benjamin couldn’t wait any longer and proposed to her in December 2014.

The couple had two weddings in New York’s City Town Hall in March 2015 and another in Kaya native England in December 2015. Kaya has tattooed her ringer finger with Benjamin’s name.

On June 7, 2016, after one year of marriage, the couple announced their pregnancy and expected first child. They have not published any details about their son. We don’t know their son’s name as they are very concerned about their privacy. But Kaya occasionally keeps posting his son’s photos on her Instagram without revealing his face. The couple is expecting a second child in 2021.

How Much Net Worth Does Benjamin Walker Have? Career Insights

Benjamin Walker has a net worth of $6 million, according to celebritynetworth. He has worked in many movies and T.V. series, which help him to make this much net worth.

Acting Career

Benjamin started his acting career from the movie Kinsey (2004). From this movie, he enters the entertainment industry. He has done other movies like The Notorious Bettie Page, Unconscious, Flags of Our Fathers, Coach, Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter, The King’s Daughter, and many more.

Short movies Wasted NYC, All Saints Day. The short movie All Saints Day (2007) was the winner for the short narrative category.

In 2009 he appeared in the independent movie Coach and The War Boys. Benjamin has to turn down movies like X-Men: First Class as he was busy in Broadway Bloody Bloody Andrew Jackson. Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter (2012) was his best movie.

He has studied many Lincoln biographies to prepare for the role. In 2012, the movie Paradise Lost was canceled in which he was cast.

In the movie Muhammad Ali’s Greatest Fight in 2021, he was cast as Kevin Connolly. He has worked in many T.V. series like 3 lbs., Late Night with Jimmy Fallon, Traitors for six episodes, Jessica Jones for ten episodes, The underground Railroad for two episodes, and The Lord of the Rings, which is filming now.

Stage Acting

Expect movies and T.V. series he is active in stage acting also. In 2007 he played Bertram Cates in Broadway Inherit the Wild.

He appeared in Les Liaisons Dangereuses, Bloody Bloody Andrew Jackson, Cat on a Hot Tin Roof, The Arrangements, Spring Awakening, Lady Windermere’s Fan, and many more.

His Broadway Inherit the Wind was nominated for four Tony awards and Best Revival. Les Liaisons Dangereuses was nominated for six Tony awards, and Bloody Bloody Andrew Jackson was nominated for set design awards.

As A Comedian

Benjamin is a stand-up comedian and has performed stand-up comedy at Caroline’s, Comedy Village, and The Comedy Store. He has his comedy show, Find the Funny, regularly performed in New York City, which features comics and taped short narratives.