Benedict Cumberbatch is a British actor who has performed for radio, films, television, and theater. He has featured in ‘The Most influential People in the world’ that was listed by Time Magazine in the year 2014. For his contributions to the performing arts, he got to be appointed as the CBE in the year 2015 by Queen Elizabeth II.
Benedict Cumberbatch Quick Biography
Benedict was born in London, England. His parents were both in the acting industry. He spent a better part of his childhood in Chelsea and Royal Borough of Kensington. He was able to attend many schools that included Brambletye School as well as Harrow School.
|Full Name/Real Name:||Benedict Timothy Carlton Cumberbatch|
|Age:||43 years old|
|Birth Date:||July 19, 1976|
|Birth Place:||London, England|
|Parents:||Wanda Ventham, Timothy Carlton|
|Spouse:||Sophie Hunter (m. 2015)|
|Children:||Hal Auden Cumberbatch, Christopher Carlton Cumberbatch|
|Net Worth in 2020:||$40 Million|
Age, Height, Weight & Body Measurement
Benedict was born on July 19, 1976, and today he is 43 years old. He has a height of 1.81 m and a weight of 78 Kg.
Education, School/College University
Benedict has schooled in various schools, and this includes Harrow school and Brambletye School. Following this, he was able to work as the volunteer teacher in Darjeeling in India. He went on and graduated with a degree in Drama from the University of Manchester. In addition, he has Masters of Arts in Classical Acting from the London Academy of Music as well as Dramatic Art.
Parents, Siblings, Nationality, Ethnicity, Religion & Political Views
Benedict is the son of Wanda Ventham and Timothy Carlton. He holds British nationality.
Married, Relationship, Dating, Affair, Girlfriend, Wife, Children
In 2015 in February, he tied the knot with Sophie Hunter. They had been friends for a period of over 17 years. This couple has been blessed with two sons, Hal Auden and Christopher Carlton.
|Marital status? (single, married, in relation or divorced):||Married|
|When did he get married? (married date):||14 February 2015|
|does he have any relationship affair?||No|
|Is Benedict Cumberbatch Gay?||No|
|Wife/Spouse? (name):||Sophie Hunter (m. 2015)|
|Kids:||Hal Auden Cumberbatch, Christopher Carlton Cumberbatch|
Professional Life and Career
Benedict was first seen in a play that was titled ‘Rat in the Skull,’ and this was in the year 1998. Since the year 2001, he has featured in very many classic plays at numerous locations. His theatre appearances do include ‘Love’s Labour’s Lost,’ ‘Romeo & Juliet’ and ‘Midsummer Night’s Dream.’ He has also been able to receive very many awards for the numerous stage acts and has also gone on to appear in ‘The Children’s Monologue’s’ by Danny Boyle.
He landed his first television role by featuring in Television series dubbed ‘Heartbeat.’ Later on, he went on and portrayed Freddy in a miniseries dubbed ‘Tipping the Velvet.’ He has also appeared in very many Television shows and went on to make a name in the television films such as ‘The Last Enemy,’ ‘The Child in Time’ and ‘The Marple: Murder is easy’ as well as ‘Sherlock.’
In the year 2002, he appeared in a short film that was titled ‘Hill Like White Elephants.’ One of the biggest roles that he landed was in a film dubbed ‘Amazing Grace.’ He has also been able to appear in very many such as ‘Other Boleyn Girl,’ ‘War Horse,’ ‘Black Mass,’ and ‘The Imitation Game.’ He has also been able to do very many shows for BBC Radio. He has also given narration to very many shows for BBC Radio. In addition, he has also given narration to very many documentaries that do include ‘Jerusalem’ and ‘Doctor Strange.’
In the year 2018, that was when he did lend his voice to lead character of a movie titled ‘How the Grinch Stole Christmas.’
Awards & Nominations
He received a nomination for Academy Award for the best actor in the year 2018. Also, he has also been nominated twice for Golden Globe Awards and also five times in SAG Awards. Also, he has gone on and received BAFTA nomination six times and also five times nominations for Critics’ Choice Movie Awards. He has been able to win 2 Hollywood Film Awards, 2 Golden Nymph Awards as well as the Laurence Olivier Awards.
Benedict Cumberbatch Net Worth, Income & Salary In 2020
As of July 2020, The net worth of Benedict Cumberbatch is estimated to be over $40 million. This wealth has been generated from his career as an actor. He has been able to feature in very many movies and television shows. Also, he has narrated in very many shows and has also done very many radio shows.
Rumors and Controversy
Benedict was largely concerned about the fans who were spreading conspiracy theories about his marriage life on the internet. He said that people were deluded if they thought that their marriage was just a PR stunt.
Social Media: Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, etc.
His Facebook page has around 1.1 Million fan likes, and his Twitter account has around 123 thousand followers. On Instagram account, he has around 112.2 thousand followers.
Benedict has been considered to be among the most popular actors globally. He has gone on and appeared very many times on the list of ‘The Sexiest Man Alive.’ He is a well-known Image across the world and has also been cited as Laurence Oliver of the current generation,