Ben Cook - Biography

Last Modified: Nov 9, 2022

Ben Cook
Profession: Actor, Dancer, Singer
Best Known For: West Side Story (film), Billy Elliot the Musical (theater play)
Salary: Under Review
Net Worth: Under Review

Personal Details

Born on : December 11, 1997 (age 25)
Birth Name /
Full Name:
Benjamin Tyler Cook
Birth Place: Eden, North Carolina, USA
Horoscope: Sagittarius
Father's Name: Glenn Cook
Mother's Name: Jill Cook
Siblings: 3

Emma Cook (twin sister)
Katherine (sister)
Nicholas (half-brother)

High School: Professional Performing Arts School
Ethnicity: Caucasian
Nationality: American


Sexual Orientation: Straight
Marital Status: Single

Body Measurements

Height: 1.70 meter (5 feet 7 inch)
Weight: 88 kg (194.01 lb)
Hair Color: Blonde
Eye Color: Blue
Shoe Size: N/A
Bicep Size: N/A
Chest Size: N/A
Waist Size: N/A

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Who is Ben Cook?

Ben Cook is an actor, singer, and dancer by profession, and American by nationality. He is well known for starring in Broadway’s Ragtime, Billy Elliot the Musical, the film West Side Story, Paterno, and the TV series 30 Rock, House of Cards.

Ben Cook – Age, Parents, Siblings

Ben Cook’s birth took place on December 11, 1997, in Eden, North Carolina, USA. He was born Benjamin Tyler Cook to mother Jill Cook, an assistant director of the American School Counsellor Association, and father Glenn Cook, a photographer, blogger, and publishing consultant.

He is not the only child of his parents and has three siblings, a twin sister named Emma Cook, a sister named Katherine, and a half-brother named Nicholas.

Ben Cook and his twin sister Emma Cook (Image: Instagram - posted April 2019)

Education, Ethnicity

For education, Ben Cook attended Professional Performing Arts School for both middle school and high school. His ethnicity is Caucasian.

Ben Cook – Girlfriend, Relationship

Currently, Ben Cook is believed to be a single man. There have been no records of past relationships and girlfriend(s) of him. However, the existence of a secret lover may be possible.

Ben Cook in Billy Elliot the Musical (Image: Folio Weekly)

Ben Cook – Career


Ben Cook has made an immense contribution to theatre. Since starting his career as an actor in 2007 he has over a dozen Broadway as well as off-broadway plays. Some are namely A Christmas Carol (2007, 2008), Newsies the Musical (2016), and in Broadway’s Ragtime (2009, 2010), Billy Elliot the Musical (2011-2013), Tuck Everlasting (2016), Mean Girls (2018), West Side Story (2019).

Movies, Series

Moreover, Cook has starred in the films Paterno (2018) as Aaron Fisher and in West Side Story (2020). He has also had appearances in the episode(s) of the TV series 30 Rock (2010), House of Cards (2013), Veep (2014), Law & Order: Special Victims Unit (2017), etc.


On the set of West Side Story, Ben Cook has starred alongside Rachel Zegler, Mike Faist, Ariana DeBose, Corey Stoll, and David Alvarez.

Ben Cook in Paterno (Image: Instagram)

Ben Cook – Awards, Nominations

In 2012 Ben Cook was nominated for Helen Hayes Award for his work in Billy Elliot the Musical.

Ben Cook – Net Worth, Salary

The net worth and annual salary of Cook are under review and will be updated.

Ben Cook – Instagram, Twitter, Facebook

On his social media handle Instagram Ben Cook is followed by thousands of followers but is absent from Twitter and Facebook.

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