Benedict Cumberbatch Bio, Height, Age, Net Worth

Last updated: March 14, 2021
  • Benedict Cumberbatch
    Quick Bio / Wiki
  • Net Worth: $ 40,000,000
  • Birthday: 19 Jul 1976
  • Age: 44
  • Country: United Kingdom
  • Occupation: Actor, Producer, Voice Artist
  • Zodiac sign: Cancer
  • Sexual orientation: Straight
  • Body Measurements
  • Height: 6 ft
  • Weight: 172 lb
  • Hair Color: Dark Brown
  • Eye Color: Blue
  • Personal Life
  • Birth Name: Benedict Timothy Carlton Cumberbatch
  • Nationality: British
  • Nickname: The Batch, Ben, BC
  • Religion: Buddhism
  • Ethnicity: White
  • Family Details
  • Father: Timothy Carlton (Actor)
  • Mother: Wanda Ventham (Actress)
  • Siblings: Tracy Peacock (Step-Sister)
  • Distinctive Features
    • 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 2021, the net worth of Cumberbatch is $40 Million. Most of the wealth he earned from playing significant roles in television series and movies.

Known for movies

    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

Houses

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

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.

  • Horse riding
  • Scuba diving
  • Motorbikes
  • Snowboarding

Fears and Phobias

  • fear
    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 2021 height is 6 ft 0 inches or (183 cm tall).

  • Benedict Cumberbatch net worth as of 2021 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.

Major Awards

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

Net Worth & Social Media

Net Worth $ 40,000,000