Ben Platt real name is Benjamin Pratt. He was born on 24th September 1993 and is an American singer-songwriter who is widely known for his Broadway character Dear Evan Hansen. For his performance on the show, he has numerous awards among them the Tony Awards for the best actor in a musical. Ben Platt credits also include his role in Elder Arnold Cunningham for the Book of Mormon. He also played Benji Applebaum in the popular musical Pitch perfect 1 in 2012 and Pitch Perfect 2 in 2015. Let’s see if Ben Platt is Gay or dating a girlfriend.
Who Is Ben Platt?
Ben Platt was born in Los Angeles. He is the fourth born in a family of five, and his parents are Julie and Marc Platt. His father is a renowned film and television producer who is known for his production of the Wicked Musical. Also important to note is that he comes from a Jewish family.
He went to school at Adderly School of Performing Arts in the Pacific Palisades where he was able to perform in productions such as Bye Bye Birdies and Into the Woods. He also attended the Harvard-Westlake school in Los Angeles where he graduated in 2011. He also attended Colombia University in New York where he dropped out after six weeks to fulfill his contract with The Book of Mormon. Later on, he went back to the same school and became a member of the acapella musical group Nonsequitur.
He started his performing career at the early age of 9 where he played Winthrop Paroo on the Musical Man as the Hollywood Bowl and performed alongside Kristin Chenoweth. When he was 11, he appeared in brief in a national tour of the Caroline or change. When he was 17, he played of Jean Valjean which was a youth production theatre of Les Miserables.
He also played Claude Bukowski at the Colombia University Production called, Hair: The American Tribal Love-Rock Musical. He has been part of very many, but his performance in Pitch Perfect made his stand out. The movie received a lot of commercial success and received mostly positive reviews from critics. From his performance, he was nominated for the teens choice awards for the category Choice Movie: Male Scene Stealer for this work. After that, he has made appearances in many movies.
Is Ben Platt Gay? Or Just Rumor
A lot is known about Ben’s professional life, but little is known about his personal life. He is not in the habit of sharing about his relationships, dating life or even about his gay rumors.
Even is large following on social media he does not share with his millions of fans about his relationships. Ben Platt was rumored to be gay. This might be the reason why he does not want to comment on his sexuality.
The fact that he does not share a lot about his life is the reason there are a lot of gay rumors about him. This has brought a great interest on twitter for him to reveal his girlfriend.
According to reliable sources, he is currently single and does not have a girlfriend. His relationship status might be the way is feeding the gay rumors. However, most of his fans liked his onscreen matchup with Hailee Steinfeld on Pitch Perfect 2.
On his Instagram, however, he has a couple of pictures he hs with his best friend Beanie Feldstein and some pictures of Laura Dreyfuss who also has a couple of pictures on her page with Platt. The captions for the photos show that the two might be just more than friends.
About having any other girlfriend or even affairs, Platt has not been in the headlines for any. He is yet to be linked to anyone. Most believe that with his personality he might be dating a lot, but none of it gets to reach the media.
Is Married To Wife? Or Dating Girlfriend?
Ben is not yet married, and it is not confirmed that he is dating. Maybe with time, he will reveal to his fans about his girlfriend and also comment about the rumors of him being gay.