Benedict Cumberbatch is a film producer and actor from Britain. He became famous thanks to his leading role as Sherlock in the crime-drama series “Sherlock Holmes.” He was born on July 19, 1976, in London. His parents, Timothy Carlton and Wanda Ventham are actors as well, and he has a sister Tracy Peacock. Benedict studied drama at the University of Manchester and then graduated from the London Academy of Music and Dramatic Art with a Master of Arts degree in classical acting.
Before he started doing television, he acted in a theatre. His first role was in the Shakespearean play A Midsummer’s Night Dream. Besides that, his stage credits include Hedda Gabler, Hamlet, The Children’s Monologue and After the Dance. In 2012, he won an Olivier Award for his role in Frankenstein.
He started his television career in 1998 when he acted in police-drama series called Heartbeat. After that, he contributed to shows such as Silent Witness, Fortysomething, and Spooks. In 2004, he portrayed Stephen Hawking in the BBC television film called Hawking. For that role, he earned a BAFTA Award and was nominated for best actor. In 2014, he won a Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Lead Actor.
His early films include To Kill a King (2003), Started for 10 (2006), Amazing Grace (2006). He also appeared in 12 Years a Slave, The Imitation Game and The Hobbit film series.
Benedict Cumberbatch Net Worth 2023
Cumberbatch is 6ft tall, and his net worth is around $30 Million. In April 2015, he bought a $4 million London townhouse. He used to date the actress Olivia Poulet from 1999 to 2011. Then he married opera director Sophie Hunter in 2015. They have a son together and his name is Christopher Carlton.
|Date of Birth||July 19, 1976|
|Net Worth 2017||$20 million|
|Net Worth 2018||$15 million|
|Net Worth 2019||$30 Million|
|Net Worth 2023||$30 Million|
Star Trek Into Darkness as ‘Khan Noonien Singh’ (2013)
The Imitation Game as ‘Alan Turing’ (2014)
Penguins of Madagascar as ‘Classified’ (2014)
Black Mass as ‘William Bulger’ (2015)
Doctor Strange (2016)
Thor: Ragnarok as ‘Doctor Strange’ (2017)
Sherlock as ‘Sherlock Home’ (since 2010)
Hawking as ‘Stephen Hawking’ (2004)
The Hollow Crown as ‘Richard III’ (2012-2016)
Made in Hollywood Now — 2015
The Child in Time as ‘Stephen Lewis’ (2017)