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Benedict Cumberbatch

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Full Name: Benedict Cumberbatch
Age: 44 years 0 months
Birth Date: July 19, 1976
Horoscope: Cancer
Lucky Number: 6
Lucky Stone: Moonstone
Lucky Color: Silver
Best Match for Marriage: Taurus, Pisces, Scorpio
Birth Place: London, England
Father's Name: Timothy Carlton Cumberbatch
Mother's Name: Wanda Ventham
Marital Status: Married
Gender: male
Husband / Wife Name: Sophie Hunter
Profession: Actor
Education: London Academy of Music and Dramatic Art
Weight: 78 kg
Height / How tall? : 6 feet 0 inches (1.83m)
Net Worth: $30 million
Nationality: British
Hair Color: Light brown
Eye Color: Hazel
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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.

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.

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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.

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Caption: Benedict Cumberbatch (Source: Der Spiegel)

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.

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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.

Benedict Cumberbatch and his wife
Caption: Benedict Cumberbatch and his wife (Source: OK Magazine)

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.

Is Benedict Cumberbatch active on social media?

He has 30k followers on Instagram and 120k followers on Twitter.

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