Does Ben Schwartz Have a Wife or Girlfriend? The Actor Is Tight-Lipped about His Love Life
Actor Ben Schwartz, best known for his work in the "Parks and Recreation" comedy series, keeps his love life a secret and gives starry-eyed fans hope.
Fans of the actor Ben Schwartz are eager to know more about the man who made "Parks and Recreation" such fun to watch. The ladies especially wonder if Ben Schwartz has a wife.
There are no indications that Ben Schwartz has a girlfriend or is dating, but that doesn't mean he is alone. The actor has always kept his love life out of the limelight.
Ben Schwartz as Jean-Ralphio, Aziz Ansari as Tom Haverford in "Parks and Recreation." | Source: Getty Images
Ben Schwartz was born on September 15, 1981, in The Bronx, New York City. He graduated from Union College with a double major in psychology and anthropology but studied humanity up close as a comedian and an actor.
Schwartz is best known to TV audiences for playing the eccentric Jean-Ralphio in the NBC sitcom "Parks and Recreation," as Bill Hoyt in the action spy series, "Undercovers," and as Clyde Oberholt in "House of Lies."
The actor is well known for his improv work and stand-up comedy and has done extensive work as a voice actor in animated movie series like "Sonic the Hedgehog," and "The Ninja Turtles."
The actor's professional life is an open book, but fans have been wondering if there is romance in Schwartz's life.
Ben Schwartz and Gina Rodriguez at the Danny Garcia and Robert Guerrero WBC championship bout in 2016, in Los Angeles, California. | Source: Getty Images
Ben Schwartz Dated Actress Gina Rodriguez Briefly
The last time Schwartz was officially known to be dating was in 2016. The actor was linked to Gina Rodriguez, the lead actress in the award-winning series, "Jane the Virgin."
Rodriguez started acting in 2004, guesting on shows like "Law & Order," "10 Things I Hate About You," and "The Mentalist," before being cast in a recurring role in "The Bold and the Beautiful."
The actress's big break came when she was cast as the titular character in "Jane the Virgin" in 2014. The role would earn her a Golden Globe Award for Best Actress in a Television Series, Musical, or Comedy.
But the romance between Schwartz and Rodriguez was short-lived. She started dating "Jane the Virgin" co-star Joe LoCicero, and the two were married in 2019.
Ben Schwartz Keeps His Love Life a Mystery
A quick scroll through Ben Schwartz's social media will tell fans about the actor's many exciting projects, including forthcoming movies like the comedy horror "Renfield" with Nicholas Cage, Nicholas Hoult, and Awkwafina.
One fan revealed she cyber-stalked the actor, sending him messages as if she were his girlfriend even though he doesn't even know she exists.
If there is a special lady in his life, Schwartz keeps her from public scrutiny. There are no personal posts on his Instagram feed, leading fans to think his main focus is his work.
Ben Schwartz at SiriusXM Hollywood Studios in 2020, in Los Angeles, California. | Source: Getty Images
Ben Schwartz’s Fans Continue to Wonder If the Actor Still Needs a Girlfriend
The actor's low-profile private life has made many fans wonder if he is looking for that special Someone, and many have volunteered to try out for the position. @TaraSlySays wrote on Twitter:
"Hey Ben Schwartz, so, I don't know if you're looking for a girlfriend but...Is there some kind of application process? Maybe send me the link for info on how to audition? Will I need to prepare a declaration of love? I've got one ready."
And Tara isn't the only lady willing to reach out to Schwartz. One fan admitted Googling him, and another, @sadgrlbecca, tweeted, tongue in cheek:
"Does Ben Schwartz have a girlfriend? Asking for science."
One fan revealed she cyber-stalked the actor, sending him messages as if she were his girlfriend even though he doesn't even know she exists. Stalkers aside, it looks as if Ben Schwartz can have his pick of lovely women, all eager to make him happy.