Benedict Cumberbatch Celebrity Profile: Movies, Wife, Net Worth

Last updated: February 26, 2020
Benedict Cumberbatch
  • Birthday:
    19 Jul 1976Age: 43
  • Country:
    United Kingdom
  • Occupation:
6 ft 172 lb

Body Measurements

  • Height: 6 ft
  • Weight: 172 lb
  • Hair Color: Dark Brown
  • Eye Color: Blue

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. Benedict Cumberbatch plays the main character, Sherlock Holmes.

He started his acting career in live theatre in 2001. Benedict Cumberbatch made his acting debut at the age of 12 in a theatre play called ‘A midsummer’s night dream’ starring as ‘Titania.’


Benedict Cumberbatch Best TV Shows

  1. Sherlock as Sherlock Home (since 2010)
  2. Hawking as Stephen Hawking (2004)
  3. The Hollow Crown as Richard III (2012-2016)
  4. The Child in Time as Stephen Lewis (2017)
  5. Patrick Melrose as Patrick Melrose (2018 miniseries)

Benedict Cumberbatch Movies and TV Shows

Avengers Infinity War (2018)
Avengers: Infinity War (2018) Doctor Strange
Patrick Melrose 2018
Patrick Melrose (2018) Patrick Melrose
Mowgli Legend of the Jungle
Mowgli: Legend of the Jungle (2018) Shere Khan
Doctor Strange 2016
Doctor Strange (2016) Dr. Stephen Strange
Black Mass 2015
Black Mass (2015) Billy Bulger
The Imitation Game 2014
The Imitation Game (2014) Alan Turing
Star Trek Into Darkness (2013)
Star Trek Into Darkness (2013) Khan
Wreckers 2011
Wreckers (2011) David
Sherlock 2010
Sherlock (2010) Sherlock Holmes
Third Star 2010
Third Star (2010) James
Amazing Grace 2006
Amazing Grace (2006) William Pitt
Hawking 2004
Hawking (2004) Stephen Hawking

Benedict Cumberbatch Girlfriend/Wife


Benedict Cumberbatch and Sophie Hunter have a son named Christopher Carlton (June 2015).

  • Sophie Hunter Sophie Hunter (2014–Present) Benedict and Sophie Hunter tied the knot on 14th Feb 2015.
  • Dakota Johnson Dakota Johnson (2013) Benedict was rumored to be dating actress, Dakota Johnson in December 2013
  • Charlotte Asprey Charlotte Asprey (2013) Benedict had an encounter with Charlotte Asprey in 2013.
  • Katia Elizarova Katia Elizarova (2013) Benedict was rumored to be dating Russian Model, Katia Elizarova in Jan 2013.
  • Lara Pulver Lara Pulver (2012) Benedict was rumored to be dating British actress, Lara Pulver in Oct 2012.
  • Liv Tyler Liv Tyler (2012) Benedict was rumored to be dating American actress, Liv Tyler in Aug, 2012.
  • Lydia Hearst Lydia Hearst (2012) Benedict is rumored to have hooked up with Lydia Hearst in March 2012.
  • Anna Jones Anna Jones (2011 - 2012) Benedict Cumberbatch dated fashion designer Anna Jones from 2011 to 2012.
  • Olivia Poulet Olivia Poulet (1999 - 2011) The couple dated from 1999 to January, 2011.

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Benedict Cumberbatch Quotes

  • "You have to sometimes just run with the problem rather than trying to solve it with hi-tech wizardry and lots of planning." - Benedict Cumberbatch
  • "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

Benedict Cumberbatch House

Benedict Cumberbatch real estate

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

Benedict Cumberbatch Garage

  • MG GS
  • Jaguar F-type Convertible
  • Jaguar XJ
  • Mercedes S-Class

Benedict Cumberbatch Hobbies

  • Horseriding
  • Scuba diving
  • Motorbikes
  • Snowboarding

Benedict Cumberbatch Fears and Phobias

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    Benedict explained that after becoming a father, his biggest fear is “passing time.”

Benedict Cumberbatch 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.

  • According to, 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.

Benedict Cumberbatch Major Awards

BAFTA TV Award - 2019
Best Leading Actor in Patrick Melrose (2018)
Primetime Emmy - 2014
Outstanding Lead Actor in a Miniseries or a Movie in Sherlock (2010)

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