Benedict Cumberbatch Bio, Height & AgeLast updated: July 8, 2022
- Net Worth: $ 40,000,000
- Birthday: 19 Jul 1976
- Age: 46
- Country: United Kingdom
- Occupation: Actor, Producer, Voice Artist
- Zodiac sign: Cancer
- Sexual orientation: Straight
- Height: 6 ft
- Weight: 172 lb
- Hair Color: Dark Brown
- Eye Color: Blue
- Birth Name: Benedict Timothy Carlton Cumberbatch
- Nationality: British
- Nickname: The Batch, Ben, BC
- Religion: Buddhism
- Ethnicity: White
- Father: Timothy Carlton (Actor)
- Mother: Wanda Ventham (Actress)
- Siblings: Tracy Peacock (Step-Sister)
- Often plays highly intelligent and gifted characters
- Blue-green eyes
- Rich baritone voice
Who is Benedict Cumberbatch?
Benedict Cumberbatch is a British screen actor, best known for his role in the television show Sherlock that plays on BBC. Cumberbatch plays the main character, Sherlock Holmes. He started his acting career in live theatre in 2001. He made his acting debut at the age of 12 in a theatre play called A midsummer’s night dream starring Titania. He portrayed Stephen Hawking in the 2004 BBC television film Hawking. His performance earned him a BAFTA Award nomination for best actor. His other film credits include Star Trek Into Darkness, The Fifth Estate, and Doctor Strange.
Short bio (Age, Parents, Siblings)
Benedict Timothy Carlton Cumberbatch was born on July 19, 1976, in London, UK. His parents Timothy Carlton and Wanda Ventham are both actors. No surprise, the boy had gone for the acting since childhood. He has an older half-sister named Tracy Peacock from his mother’s first marriage to James Tabernacle. Talking about his education history, he attended Brambletye School followed by Harrow School. Similarly, he graduated from the University of Manchester with a BA degree in Drama and from the London Academy of Music and Dramatic Art with an MA in Classical Acting.
How tall is Benedict Cumberbatch? (Height, Weight)
He has a height of 6 ft. and he weighs 78 kg. Likewise, he has reddish-brown hair and bluish-green eyes.
How much is Benedict Cumberbatch Net Worth?
Now let’s talk about Benedict Cumberbatch’s net worth. As of 2022, the net worth of Cumberbatch is $40 Million. Most of the wealth he earned from playing significant roles in television series and movies.
Benedict Cumberbatch is happily married to Sophie Hunter, an English theater and opera director since 14 February 2015. The couple is blessed with two children. Previously, he has also been seen on alleged dates with several celebrities.Benedict Cumberbatch Wife
Quotes and Sayings
- "Enjoy the journey of life and not just the endgame." - Benedict Cumberbatch
- "If you can't fail, you can never get better." - Benedict Cumberbatch
- "People always want to knock you when you're up." - Benedict Cumberbatch
- "I keep myself amused and others confused" - Benedict Cumberbatch
This mansion features seven bedrooms, nine-and-a-half bathrooms, a cinema room, bar, five-car garage, gym and a library.
Location: Hidden Hills, California
Price: $13.2 million
Hobbies and Interests
Favorite Actor: Jack Nicholson, Steve McQueen, Harrison Ford, Marlon Brando, Martin Sheen, Stephen Dillane.
Favorite Actress: Angelina Jolie.
Favorite Movies: Ghostbusters (1984), Annie Hall (1977), 2001: A Space Odyssey (1968), Singin’ in the Rain (1952), Wings of Desire (1987).
Favorite TV Show: The Wire (2002-2008), The Office (2005-2013), The West Wing (1999-2006), Mad Men (2007-2015), The Sopranos (1999-2007), Breaking Bad (2008-2013), The Killing (2011-2014).
Favorite Book: Girl Meets Boy.
Favorite Food: Junk Foods.
Favorite Color: Brown, Black.
Fears and Phobias
Benedict explained that after becoming a father, his biggest fear is “passing time.”
Facts & Trivia
Met Professor Stephen Hawking twice before filming Hawking (2004) to prepare for the role. He then subsequently provided the voice of the physicist in “Into the Universe with Stephen Hawking” (2010) and “Stephen Hawking’s Grand Design” (2012) which both aired on Discovery Channel.
Is a huge fan of Robert Downey Jr. with whom he shares the iconic role of Sherlock Holmes.
Benedict Cumberbatch 2022 height is 6 ft 0 inches or (183 cm tall).
Benedict Cumberbatch net worth as of 2022 is estimated at around $40 million dollars.
According to ancestry.ca, he is related to famed astronaut Chris Hadfield.
Before becoming an actor, he was thinking to become a lawyer.
He has different eye colors due to a disease called Heterochromia.
Best Leading Actor in Patrick Melrose (2018)
Outstanding Lead Actor in a Miniseries or a Movie in Sherlock (2010)
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