Ben Shattuck is a writer, painting artist, and gallerist from the United States. He is an award-winning short-story writer and is now working on his first novel. He is a graduate of the universities of Iowa and Cornell. Ben has exhibited his artwork in several prestigious galleries across the United States.

On March 26, 1984, the Writer was born in Massachusetts, where he grew up near the sea. His parents met in New York and now live in Massachusetts, where his mother, Dedee, manages an art gallery and his father, Bill, is a painter. He rose to celebrity overnight as Jenny Slate‘s lover, fiance, and baby daddy.

Professional career of The American Writer

Ben Shuttock has published great articles for The Cornell Daily Sun, Ithaca, New York, such as Artists Being Artists and Old New England and the Big Hint. He is currently the director of the Cuttyhunk Island Writers Residency and the lead curator of his mother, Dedee Shattuck’s gallery.

He is also a painter who has curated exhibits at the Steven Amedee, Sloane Merrill, Greylock Gallery, The Harrison Gallery, and the New Bedford Art Museum. In 2019, he won the Pushcart Prize for his short story, The History of Sound. He was a Writing Fellow at The Vermont Studio Center and a Tin House Writers Workshop Nonfiction Fellow.

Benn Shattuck Photoshoot
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Ben has been awarded The Lighthouse Works Fellowship’, the Verny Fellowship from the Nantucket Historical Association, and a fiction scholarship from the Bread Loaf Writers Conferences. The Brush Creek Center for the Arts and The Arts Students League of New York has also given him scholarships.

Relationship and a Net worth of The American Writer

The American Writer has a net worth of $1 Million. Shattuck is well compensated and has amassed a sizable wealth through his professional journey. Jenny, Shattuck’s fiancee, has a net worth of $5 million, similar to the actor Juan Chioran, which she earned via her professional career.

Jenny Slate, an actress, confirmed her engagement to Ben in September 2019 and claimed that they would marry soon. She stated that Ben had proposed to her in France through an Instagram post. She showed off her ancient gold band ring, studded with sapphire and surrounded by diamonds.

Ben Shattuck with her Fiancee, Jenny Slate
(Image source: Instagram @benshattuck)

Ben also announced the good news on his Instagram profile, where he posted photos from their romantic getaway in an abandoned castle in southern France. Their relationship became public when they debuted as a pair at the ‘Sundance Film Festival’ in early 2019.

However, the two had been frequent visitors to one other’s social media profiles long before.
Jenny was in a relationship with Chris Evans for around two years before dating Ben. She was also married to Dean Fleischer-Camp, an editor and director, for four years before they divorced in 2016.

Ida Lupine Shattuck, their daughter, was born in late 2020. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the couple postponed their wedding three times before finally taking place in their living room on December 31, 2021. Furthermore, the couple lives their marriage and family life happily and lavishly.

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