Actor Ben Savage: Age, Wife, Kids, Net Worth

Ben Savage is an American actor best known for his lead role in the American TV sitcom, “Boy Meets World.”

Besides, he also gained recognition for his comedic skills and screenwriting ability.

Ben Savage Quick Facts

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Full NameBen Savage
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Famous asLead role in “Boy Meets World”
Age43 years old
Date of BirthSeptember 13, 1980
Birthplace/HometownChicago, Illinois, USA
SexualityHeterosexual (Straight)
EthnicityAshkenazi Jewish
Sun Sign (Zodiac Sign)Virgo
Height (in feet)5 feet 10 inches
Height (in centimeters)178 cm
Weight (in pounds)187 pounds
Weight (in kilograms)85 kg
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Shoe Size in US13
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Eye ColorDark
Hair ColorDark
ParentsJoanne and Lewis Savage
SiblingsBrother – Fred Savage
Relationship StatusMarried
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PartnerTessa Savage
Highest QualificationBachelor’s in Political Science
SchoolBrentwood School Eastern Campus
Alma MaterStanford University
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Net Worth$8 Million
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Ben Savage Wiki, Age, Bio

Ben Savage was born on September 13, 1980, in Chicago, Illinois, USA.

Today, Ben is 43 years old as of 2024, and his zodiac sign is Virgo.

Ben has a height of 5 feet 10 inches and has a body weight of 85 kilograms.

Although American by nationality, Ben belongs to Ashkenazi Jewish ethnicity.

His ancestry is a mix of Polish, Ukrainian, German, and Latvian backgrounds.

Ben Savage Parents, Siblings

Ben Savage is the youngest child of his parents, Joanne and Lewis Savage.

Ben Savage with his father Lewis Savage
Ben Savage with his father Lewis Savage. (Ben/Instagram)

His father, Lewis, was a consultant, and his mother, Joanne, worked as a commercial real estate broker.

Ben and his mother Joanna Savage
Ben and his mother Joanna Savage. (Ben/Instagram)

Lewis Savage passed away in 2015.

Ben grew up with two older siblings: his brother Fred Savage and his sister Kala Savage.

Fred Savage is an American actor and film director, famous for his role as Kevin Arnold in the TV series “The Wonder Years.”

He has also appeared in films like “The Princess Bride” and TV shows such as “The Grinder.”

Ben’s sister, Kala Savage, works an American actress known for her work in movies and TV shows like “Undressed,” “Little Monsters,” and “Santa Barbara,” among others.


Ben Savage attended Brentwood School Eastern Campus and later went on to study at Stanford University.

As part of his degree program, he interned for US Senator Arlen Specter in 2003. He graduated with a bachelor’s degree in Political Science from Stanford University.

Is Ben Savage Married?

Ben is a married man with a lovely wife.

He is married to his long time partner, Tessa Angerman.

Ben and his wife Tessa Savage
Ben and his wife Tessa Savage. (Ben/Instagram)

Tessa Angerman is a spring singer who has shared her music on SoundCloud.

In July, 2022, Ben introduced her as his fiancée at the WEHOville BBQ.

After the engagement, Ben and Tessa married each other on July 15, 2023, in a lavish wedding ceremony.

Ben Savage and Tessa Savage wedding picture
Ben Savage and Tessa Savage wedding picture. (Ben/Instagram)

When Ben posted his wedding picture, fans and followers commented Ben finally met his real life “Topanga.”

Topanga was the love interest of Cory, a character Ben portrayed in “Boy Meets World.”

Did Ben Savage and Danielle Fishel Have an Affair?

Ben Savage and Danielle Fishel shared great on-screen chemistry as the childhood sweetheart couple in the hit TV sitcom “Boy Meets World.”

Ben Savage in the show
Ben Savage in the show. (Ben/Instagram)

Many fans of the show suspected there might be a real-life romantic connection between them due to their convincing portrayal of a couple on the show.

Ben Savage with Danielle Fishel
Ben Savage with Danielle Fishel. (Ben/Instagram)

However, both actors denied ever having a romantic relationship in real life.

Danielle Fishel is now married and has a daughter.

Despite not having a romantic relationship, they share a fantastic bond even years after their on-screen partnership.

He Doesn’t Have a Kid

Although happily married, Ben and his wife Tessa do not have any children.

Ben and his wife Tessa
Ben and his wife Tessa (Ben/Instagram)

He also does not have any children.

In 2018, he posted a picture of himself holding a newborn, which led to some confusion.

Ben Savage with a baby
Ben Savage with a baby. (Ben/Instagram)

However, it was later clarified that he was visiting his co-star Danielle Fishel’s newborn and not his own child.

Ben Savage Career

Ben made his acting debut at the age of 9 in the movie “Little Monsters” in 1989.

He went on to appear in various feature films like “Clifford,” “Big Girls Don’t Cry… They Get Even,” and more.

However, he is best known for his lead role in the hit American TV sitcom “Boy Meets World,” which aired from 1993 to 2000.

He received critical recognition for his role as Coty in the ABC event series “Wild Palms.”

He has also been recognized for his roles in movies like “Aliens for Breakfast” and “Girl Meets World.”

In addition to his acting career, Ben has ventured into politics and is running for City Council in West Hollywood.

He aims to provide “sensible, creative, and compassionate” solutions to the city’s challenges.

However, it’s worth noting that he was the only candidate among 12 others who failed to show up at the WeHo for the People Candidate Forum held last month, and there was no prior notice given for his absence.

From his years of dedication in his acting career, the actor has amassed a net worth of $8 million as of 2024.

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