Benjamin Schiff Platt is an American actor, singer, and songwriter who was born on September 24, 1993.
He began his acting career as a child in musical theater, appearing in productions of The Sound of Music (2006) and The Book of Mormon (2012–2015).
He rose to prominence as the title character in the Broadway coming-of-age musical Dear Evan Hansen (2015–2017).
His performance in the latter garnered him a Tony, Emmy, and Grammy Award, among other honors. Platt won the Tony Award for Best Actor in a Leading Role in a Musical for the first time at the age of 23.
In the poorly reviewed 2021 film adaptation of the musical, Platt reprised his role as Evan Hansen.
In 2017, Platt signed with Atlantic Records, and his debut studio album, Sing to Me Instead, was released in March 2019.
Ben Platt Live from Radio City Music Hall, a concert film, will premiere on Netflix in May 2020. On August 13, 2021, Platt released his second studio album, Reverie.
Ben Platt Wife
Platt is a homosexual. He told his family when he was thirteen, and he came out publicly in 2019, just before the release of his song “Ease My Mind.”
Noah Galvin and Platt started dating on January 12, 2020. (who replaced him in the titular role in Dear Evan Hansen).