10 Interesting Facts about Benedict Cumberbatch You Do Not Wish to Miss Out

Benedict Cumberbatch is a renowned British actor best known for his roles in the Marvel cinematic universe like Doctor Strange. In 2022, he was nominated for Golden Globe Award.

Benedict Cumberbatch
  • Benedict was born on July 19, 1976 in Hammersmith, London, England. He is 47 years old as of 2023. He celebrates his birthday on every 19th of July. His birth sign is Cancer.
  • Benedict was born and raised in London, England. He is the son of Timothy Carlton (father) and Wanda Ventham (mother). He has a half-sister called Tracy, from his mother’s first marriage.
  • Benedict is a handsome and attractive man blessed with a tall, charming body. He is above average in height and weight. He stands at a height of 6 feet and 0 inches.
  • Benedicat attended Harrow school and later joined the University of Manchester where he graduated with a bachelor’s degree in Dram. He also received an MA in classical acing from the London Academy of Music and Dramatic Art.
  • Benedict is currently married to director and actress Sophie Hunter since February 2015. The couple is blessed with three sons namely Christopher, Hal, and Finn.  Previously, Benedict dated actress Olivia Poulet.
Benedict Cumberbatch & Sophie Hunter
  • Benedict started his acting career in when he was cast as Titania on A Midsummer Night’s Dream.
  • Benedict was featured in the TV series Heartbeat. Thereafter, Benedict landed roles in several classic plays like Royal Court, Royal National Theatres, and Regent’s Park Open Air.
  • In 2014, he had a voice role in the animated film Penguins of Madagascar. He also starred in other films like The Imitation Game and Doctor Strange.
  • Benedict is one of the highest-earning British actors as of 2023. However, details regarding to his actual salary are still under review.
  • Benedict is one of the richest and influential British actors. He is approximated to be worth 40 million, including his earnings, investments, and assists.
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