Who plays Ben in Never Have I Ever?

20 July 2021, 17:20

Who plays Ben in Never Have I Ever?
Who plays Ben in Never Have I Ever? Picture: Netflix

Who is the actor who plays Ben Gross in Netflix's Never Have I Ever and where do you recognise him from?

Never Have I Ever season two recently dropped on Netflix, and the second series of the show is proving a huge hit with viewers.

The high school comedy series centres around student Devi, who is now embroiled in a love triangle with popular jock Paxton and Ben, her former nemesis.

Ben Gross is a rival of Devi's, with the pair having known each other since childhood. The pair end up dating in after growing close in season one.

Here's your need-to-know on the actor who plays him.

**Spoilers for Never Have I Ever season two ahead**

Jaren plays high school student Ben
Jaren plays high school student Ben. Picture: Netflix

Who plays Ben Gross in Never Have I Ever?

Ben is played by Jaren Lewison, a 20-year-old actor from Dallas, Texas, in the USA.

At the end of Never Have I Ever season two, Devi ended up with Paxton - but Jaren subsequently hinted that there might still be hope for Ben and Devi in future seasons.

Never Have I Ever season two is available to stream on Netflix now
Never Have I Ever season two is available to stream on Netflix now. Picture: Netflix

Speaking to Metro.co.uk, he said: "I know #TeamBen has been heartbroken over the finale moment, however, I truly think it creates some incredible conflict

"Paxton will be a boyfriend for the first time, Devi will navigate a romantic relationship, and we have no idea what Ben will do. It’s juicy, interesting, complex, and messy, which I love."

What else has Jaren Lewison been in?

Jaren is known for his roles in films like Men, Woman & Children, Tag, Beyond the Farthest Star and A Horse Tale.

Is there a trailer for Never Have I Ever season two?

There is! You can watch the trailer below: