Does Ben Stokes smoke?: No.Does Ben Stokes drink alcohol?: Yes.Stokes is a New Zealander by origin.His family migrated from New Zealand to northern England f in 2003, when he was 12 years old.He made a sensation in 2015 by hitting the 2nd fastest Test century (163 balls) against South Africa in Cape Town, the fastest was by Nathan Astle (153 balls).His father Gerald was a rugby league player and coach who represented New Zealand in the international Rugby Leagues.His mother Deborah was a renowned cricketer in New Zealand.His parents resettled in New Zealand in 2013, whereas he lives in England.He had a forgettable year 2014 as he scored 0, 5, 5, 4, 0, 4, 0, 0, 0 ,0 runs in 10 Test innings.He likes to have tattoos. A motivational tattoo on his left arm reads, Being the best that you can be is only possible if you desire to be a champion and your fear of failure is non-existent. Another tattoo on his right forearm is an image of a phoenix.