|Born||Kenneth Robert Tuff Baumann
August 8, 1989
Urbana, Illinois, U.S.
|Other names||Kenny Baumann|
|Occupation||Writer, publisher, book designer|
|Spouse(s)||Aviva Farber (2012–present)|
Ken Baumann is an American writer, publisher, and book designer. He was born in Urbana, Illinois in 1989, and grew up on a ranch outside of Abilene, Texas. For ten years, he worked in theater, film, and television, becoming most known for playing Ben Boykewich on The Secret Life of the American Teenager. He is the author of the novels Solip and Say, Cut, Map, the nonfiction book EarthBound, as well as various essays, short stories, and poems. He owns and operates Sator Press, a 501(c)(3) nonprofit publishing company, and co-published No Colony, a literary journal, with Blake Butler (author). He is a co-founder of the iOS app Sweetspot, and an angel investor in the learning platform Memrise. He currently attends St. John's College in Santa Fe, New Mexico.
Baumann was born in Urbana, Illinois, the son of Vicki and Robert Baumann. He grew up in Abilene, Texas, where his family owned and operated a miniature horse ranch and wildlife rescue. In 2012, he was diagnosed with Crohn's disease. He married actress Aviva Farber on June 16, 2012 in Malibu, California.
- Jonathan Gold Gave Me Crohn's Disease
- The Secret Life of the American Teenager Star Ken Baumann Weds Aviva Farber