Facts of Benedict Cumberbatch
|Full Name:||Benedict Cumberbatch|
|Age:||44 years 0 months|
|Birth Date:||July 19, 1976|
|Best Match for Marriage:||Taurus, Pisces, Scorpio|
|Birth Place:||London, England|
|Father's Name:||Timothy Carlton Cumberbatch|
|Mother's Name:||Wanda Ventham|
|Husband / Wife Name:||Sophie Hunter|
|Education:||London Academy of Music and Dramatic Art|
|Height / How tall? :||6 feet 0 inches (1.83m)|
|Net Worth:||$30 million|
|Hair Color:||Light brown|
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Benedict Cumberbatch is an Emmy Award-winning British actor who is famous for starring in Sherlock, The Imitation Game, The Hobbit, Doctor Strange, Avengers, etc.
- 1 Benedict Cumberbatch: Age, Bio, Parents, Family, Siblings, Childhood, Ethnicity
- 2 Benedict Cumberbatch: Professional Career
- 3 Benedict Cumberbatch: Net Worth
- 4 Benedict Cumberbatch: Near Death
- 5 Is Benedict Cumberbatch married? Wife, Children, Marriage
- 6 Benedict Cumberbatch: Height, Weight, Eye Color
- 7 Is Benedict Cumberbatch active on social media?
Benedict Cumberbatch: Age, Bio, Parents, Family, Siblings, Childhood, Ethnicity
He was born Benedict Timothy Carlton Cumberbatch on 19 July 1976 in London, England to father Timothy Carlton Cumberbatch and mother Wanda Ventham, who are both actors.
He has an older half-sister named Tracy Peacock from his mother’s first marriage to James Tabernacle.
His ethnicity is mostly European – English, Welsh, Scottish, Cornish, French, Swiss, Swedish, German, Dutch and he holds British citizenship.
Talking about his education history, he attended boarding school Brambletye School in West Sussex and public school Harrow School where he was an art scholar. Then he volunteered as an English teacher at the Tibetan monastery in Darjeeling, India.
After a year, he joined the University of Manchester to study drama and then joined the London Academy of Music and Dramatic Art (LAMDA) where he earned a Masters of Arts in Classical Acting.
Benedict Cumberbatch: Professional Career
In the initial years of his career, Benedict Cumberbatch portrayed major roles in theaters. He acted in the theater production of Hedda Gabler (2005), After the Dance (2010), Frankenstein (2011), Hamlet (2015), among many others.
Benedict Cumberbatch made his debut film appearance in 1999 film Topsy-Turvy but was uncredited. He then had a series of minor roles in films To Kill a King (2003), Hawking (2004), and Starter for 10 (2006). His role in Amazing Grace as William Pitt the Younger gathered him international attention.
Since then he has portrayed major characters in Star Trek Into Darkness (2013), 12 Years a Slave (2013), The Fifth Estate (2013), The Imitation Game (2014), The Hobbit film series and as Dr. Stephen Strange in Marvel films Doctor Strange (2016), Thor: Ragnarok (2017), Avengers: Infinity War (2018) and Avengers: Endgame (2019).
Cumberbatch is also known for starring in TV series Silent Witness (2002), Fortysomething (2003), Sherlock (2010-2017), Parade’s End (2012), Patrick Melrose (2018), etc.
For his wonderful performances, he has been awarded an Emmy Award, a Laurence Olivier Awards, a BAFTA Awards and a Satellite Awards.
Benedict Cumberbatch: Net Worth
He has an estimated net worth of around $30 million USD.
Benedict Cumberbatch: Near Death
He was in South Africa with two friends Theo and Denise Black in 2005 when their tire burst. Then, they were abducted and held at gunpoint by a group of locals. The group of people drove them into unsettled territory and set them free. However, they had not explained the reason for the abduction and eventual release.
Is Benedict Cumberbatch married? Wife, Children, Marriage
He is happily married to his girlfriend Sophie Hunter, an English theater and opera director since 14 February 2015. The couple announced their engagement on 5 November 2014 and after 17 years of friendship.
The couple is blessed with three children: sons Christopher Carlton Cumberbatch (born June 1, 2015) and Hal Auden Cumberbatch (born March 3, 2017), and Finn Cumberbatch (born January 11, 2019).
Previously, he dated actress Olivia Poulet in 2001 but soon split.
Benedict Cumberbatch: Height, Weight, Eye Color
He has a height of 6 ft. and he weighs 78 kg. He has hazel eyes and light brown hair.
He has 30k followers on Instagram and 120k followers on Twitter.