Ben Gibbard

Ben Gibbard

  • Real nameBenjamin Gibbard
  • Date of birthAugust 11, 1976
  • Age45 years
  • Zodiac signLeo
  • BirthplaceBremerton, Washington, USA

Parents and family

  • Father
    Allen Gibbard
  • Mother
    Margaret Gibbard (nee Flach)


  • Sister
    Megan Gibbard

Ben Gibbard wife

Zooey Deschanel
(m. 2009–2012)

Ben Gibbard kids

Ben Gibbard doesn't have kids



Ben Gibbard is a music artist famed for being a member of Death Cab for Cutie band. Moreover, he is a former spouse of Hollywood actress Zooey Deschanel.

Having started his music career with Pinwheel band, Gibbard established Death Cab for Cutie in 1997 and in a year, their debut album Something About Airplanes was released. However, the band’s most successful album is Plans. It was recorded in 2005 and gained platinum certification. In total, the group has presented nine studio albums to date.

Moreover, Ben performs as a solo artist. In 2012, he presented his first album Former Lives. At the same time, he was also a member of The Postal Service band, which released one album in 2003 called Give Up. Additionally, Gibbard tried his hand at acting and appeared in Brief Interviews with Hideous Men film.

Ben Gibbard and Zooey Deschanel were introduced to each other by their music manager in 2008. Having popped the question after several months of dating, Ben espoused Zooey on September 19, 2009. By the way, Zooey refused to let Death Cab for Cutie to perform at their wedding. In 2011, the spouses broke up and their marriage was officially dissolved in December 2012. On October 21, 2016, Gibbard tied knots with photographer Rachel Demy who often travels with her husband’s band to be closer to her sweetheart.

A curious fact: Ben tries to lead a healthy lifestyle. He was a vegan who turned a pescetarian. Moreover, the artist hasn’t drunk alcohol since 2008.

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