The name Ben Koldyke is often associated with Maggie Lawson. Although he is a late bloomer, Ben was able to win an army of fans for himself through his roles in Hollywood. He began in 2000 and has starred in a handful of television series and films to date, with Mr. Robinson (2015) and How I Met Your Mother (2009-2010) being the most notable of all his screen projects. The actor has also appeared on screen with actors such as Ben Foster, Casey Affleck, Chris Pine, and Eric Bana.
In this article, you will learn more about Ben’s relationship with Maggi Lawson, who his parents are, whether he has children or not, and how tall he is.
The Hollywood actor/director was born as Benjamin Koldyke on March 27, 1968, in Chicago, Illinois, in the United States. He grew up in nearby Kenilworth and later attended a private college preparatory institute called Choate Rosemary Hall after graduating from high school. He also studied English at Dartmouth College in New Hampshire, where he graduated in 1991.
During his time in high school, he was the quarterback for his school’s football team. He also taught English in high school, after which he became a football coach in Chicago. Koldyke jumped off the field onto the acting stage after meeting Rob McElhenney, a popular American screenwriter/producer/actor/director.
Koldyke comes from a wealthy family. Long before he became a well-known name in show business, his parents belonged to the elite of the banking and educational sector. His mother, Patricia Blunt Koldyke, is an acclaimed educator, and his father, Martin J. Koldyke, is a lifetime trustee of Northwestern University, a former investment banker, founder of the Frontenac Company in Chicago, and a member of the family that runs the renowned capital markets firm Laird Norton Company LLC. The company has its roots in the timber industry of the Pacific Northwest.
Ben Koldyke’s Relationship With Maggie Lawson
Looking at the number of separations and divorces that took place in Hollywood in 2017, we had to conclude that this year was not at all the best year for Hollywood couples. Some of the strongest couples in the entertainment center are so beautiful that we cannot imagine them stopping. But unfortunately, we have a lot of breakups that have devastated us. From Lizzie Rovsek and Christian Rovsek to David Schwimmer and Zoe Buckham, Jesse Williams and Aryn Drake-Lee, Ben Stiller and Christine Taylor, Davina McCall and Matthew Robertson, Chris Pratt and Anna Faris, Ben Koldyke and Maggie Lawson, these breakups have left us with a heavy heart. But if it can happen to Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie, it can happen to anyone.
Until 2017, Ben and Maggie lived as men and women under the same roof. The two met and later became engaged on November 14, 2014, shortly after Lawson broke up with her psycho colleague James Roday, with whom she was with from 2006-2014. Koldyke and Maggie finally tied the knot on August 8, 2015, at his family’s ranch in New Mexico. Unfortunately, the actress filed for divorce from her husband in early 2017, and the two have not been together since.
Maggie Lawson was born on August 12, 1980, in Louisville, Kentucky, the daughter of a housewife and a hotel manager. She was raised in the same city by her mother, Judy, a housewife, and her father, the manager Mike Lawson. After completing her elementary education, she enrolled in a Catholic school for girls in Louisville, Assumption High School, where she received her high school education. She began her acting career in 1996 and has had numerous appearances on screen in series such as Crumbs, Inside Schwartz, It’s All Relative, Nancy Drew (film), and many others. Of all her projects in the film industry, Maggie is best known for her role as Detective Juliet “Jules” O’Hara in Steve Frank’s American television series Psych, a detective comedy with drama.
Throughout this time, Ben Koldyke had a romantic relationship with his wife; their intimacy did not produce offspring. Before their marriage, the popular American director/actor had no children, and since he went his own way, he has never welcomed a baby with any woman. The Hollywood star and his ex-wife seem in no hurry to start a family with someone else, as the two are still single.
Height – How Tall is He?
The actor is one of the best Hollywood actors who have size on their side. He towers above many Hollywood stars like Tom Cruise, Daniel Radcliffe, Kevin Hart, Mark Wahlberg, but is inches shorter than Brad Garrett, Joel McHale, Joe Manganiello, Dwayne Johnson, Armie Hammer, and Vince Vaughn. Ben stands at a height of 6 feet 2 inches, which is the same as 1.88 in the metric unit. His weight is indicated as 85 kilograms or 187 lb.