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Benedict Cumberbatch Height, Weight, Age, Measurements, Net Worth, Bio & More

Benedict Cumberbatch
Benedict Cumberbatch is widely known as Dr. Strange as a superhero in the whole world. He is an English actor who has performed in film, television, theatre and radio. Well, he has also very handsome and attractive personality can make everybody his fan automatically. Here is more information than you think. Such as – Benedict Cumberbatch movies & tv shows, family, age, children, wife and so on.

Benedict Cumberbatch initially performed at the Open Air Theatre, Regent’s Park in Shakespearean productions and made his West End debut in Richard Eyre’s revival of Hedda Gabler in 2005. After that he has starred in the Royal National Theatre productions After the Dance (2010) and Frankenstein (2011). He played William Shakespeare’s Hamlet at the Barbican Theatre, in 2015.

There are many more television work includes with Benedict’s appearances, like – Silent Witness (2002) and Fortysomething (2003). In 2004, he played Stephen Hawking in the television film Hawking. Since 2010, he has starred as Sherlock Holmes in the series Sherlock. He has also starred Tom Stoppard’s adaptation of Parade’s End (2012), The Hollow Crown: The Wars of the Roses (2016) and Patrick Melrose (2018).

In film, Cumberbatch has starred in Amazing Grace (2006) as William Pitt the Younger, Star Trek Into Darkness (2013) as Khan, 12 Years a Slave (2013) as William Prince Ford, The Fifth Estate (2013) as Julian Assange and The Imitation Game (2014) as Alan Turing.

From 2012 to 2014, through voice and motion capture, he played the characters of Smaug and the Necromancer in The Hobbit film series. In the Marvel Cinematic Universe, he has played Dr. Stephen Strange in Doctor Strange as a superhero (2016), Thor: Ragnarok (2017), Avengers: Infinity War (2018) and Avengers: Endgame (2019).

Benedict Cumberbatch Profile:

Benedict Cumberbatch

Benedict Cumberbatch

Bio:

Born Name Benedict Timothy Carlton Cumberbatch
Nick Name The Batch, Ben, BC
Date Of Birth 19 July, 1976
Age Benedict Cumberbatch is currently 42 according to his birth date.
Sun Sign Cancer
Birth Place London, England, United Kingdom
Sexual Orientation Straight
Nationality British British Flag
Residence Hampstead, North London, England
Religion Buddhism
Best Known For Benedict Cumberbatch is well-known for the playing the role of Marvel superhero Doctor Strange.

Physical Stats:

Benedict Cumberbatch

Hair Color Dyed Brown but he has naturally Blonde hair color.
Eye Color Blue-Green
Ethnicity White
Height
  • In Feet – 6 feet 0 inches
  • In Meters – 1.83 m
  • In Centimeters – 183 cm
Weight
  • In Kilograms – 78 Kg
  • In Pounds – 172 lbs
Body Measurements
  • Chest Size – 42 Inches
  • Biceps Size – 14 Inches
  • Hips Size – N/A
  • Waist Size – 32 Inches
  • Body Measurements – 42-14-32
  • Build– Athletic
  • Body Shape – N/A
  • Shoe Size – 11(US)

Diet & Workout:

According to Independent.co.uk, he follows the 5:2 plan in daily routine, which means he eats anything he likes for five days and for the remaining two days, he consumes less than 600 calories.

Here is a video of Benedict Cumberbatch of intense training for Doctor Strange. Check out below –

Personal:

Family
  • Father – Timothy Carlton (Actor)
  • Mother – Wanda Ventham (Actress)
  • Siblings – Tracy Peacock (Step-Sister)
  • Wife – Sophie Hunter
  • Children – Christopher Carlton Cumberbatch & Hal Auden Cumberbatch (Sons).
  • Other – Henry Carlton Cumberbatch & Henry Arnold Cumberbatch (Paternal Grandfathers)
Marital Status Married
Hobbies Horseriding and scuba diving and motorbikes

Benedict Cumberbatch’s Spouse/Girlfriend:

Benedict Cumberbatch has been linked with –

Olivia Poulet (1999-2011) – Benedict first met actress and screenwriter Olivia Poulet at the University of Manchester in 1999 where Benedict was studying drama. Subsequently, they fell in love and started dating each other. Together, the duo appeared in a TV show, namely, Sherlock. The couple announced their breakup in 2011, after having been in a 12-year long relationship.
Anna Jones (2011-2012) – Benedict dated fashion designer Anna Jones from 2011 to 2012.
Lydia Hearst (2012) – Benedict was RUMORed to have had a fling with American actress and fashion model, Lydia Hearst in March 2012.
Liv Tyler (2012) – Benedict was RUMORed to be dating American actress and former child model, Liv Tyler nearing August 2012.
Lara Pulver (2012) – Benedict was RUMORed to have had an encounter with actress Lara Pulver in October 2012.
Katia Elizarova (2012) – Benedict was RUMORed to have had a fling with Russian model and actress Katia in late 2012.
Charlotte Asprey (2013) – Benedict had an encounter with Charlotte Asprey when they met during his birthday bash at London’s swanky club Cirque Le Soir.
Dakota Johnson (2013) – In December 2013, Benedict was RUMORed to have had a fling with actress Dakota Johnson.
Sophie Hunter (2014–Present) – Benedict met theater director Sophie Hunter in 2009 on the set of Burlesque Fairytales. Their actual romance started in 2014 when Benedict was busy shooting for various films. The couple got engaged in a private ceremony in November 2014. They finally tied the knot on February 14, 2015, at the 12th century Church of St. Peter and St. Paul on the Isle of Wight and subsequently welcomed their first child in June 2015.

House:

Educational:

Qualification Graduated with an MA in Classical Acting
School Brambletye School in West Sussex and Harrow School
College University of Manchester & London Academy of Music and Dramatic Art

Professional:

Occupation Actor, Film Producer, Voice artist
Manager Benedict Cumberbatch is currently attached to Conway Van Gelder Grant Ltd, UK.
Brand Endorsement Benedict has appeared and narrated several TV commercials such as MG GS “Chinese Car Advertisement” (2015), Dunlop (2014), Google + Tom “Campaign” (2012), Jaguar Alive (2012), Sony Handycam NEX-5N (2012), Jaguar XFR Growler (2011) and Hiscox “There is a light” (2012).
First TV Show ITV’s police drama series
First Album N/A
First Film Hills Like White Elephants (as an actor) & Little Favour (as a producer)
Profile At IMDB At Top 500.

Favorite Things:

Benedict Cumberbatch

Favorite Restaurant Osteria Emilia at Fleet Road, Hampstead
Favorite Place Galaxidi of Greece, Villedieu in the South of France and New York
Favorite TV Shows 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 Authors Vladimir Vladimirovich Nabokov, Fyodor Dostoyevsky, Charles Dickens, Paul Auster
Favorite Color Blue
Favorite Sport Skydiving, hot-air ballooning, scuba diving, snowboarding, horse-riding, and motor-bikes
Favorite Filmmakers Stanley Kubrick, Michael Winterbottom, Steven Soderbergh, John Hughes, Alfred Hitchcock
Favorite Actors Jack Nicholson, Steve McQueen, Harrison Ford, Marlon Brando, Martin Sheen, Stephen Dillane
Favorite Movies Ghostbusters (1984), Annie Hall (1977), 2001: A Space Odyssey (1968), Singin’ in the Rain (1952), Wings of Desire (1987) and many more.
Favorite Holiday Dish Brussels Sprouts

Money Factor:

Salary Not Known
Net Worth $30 million

Style Quotient:

Car Collection –

Interesting Facts:

Unknown Facts:

  • He suffers from a disease called “heterochromia.” Therefore, his eyes have different colors. It generally changes from blue to green.
  • He captured his audition on an iPhone in his friend’s kitchen for his role as Khan in Star Trek into Darkness.
  • He thinks that he resembles like Sid the Sloth from Ice Age.
  • He almost rejected to star as Sherlock Holmes because he believed that the remake would be Cheap and Cheesy.
  • Before becoming an actor, he was thinking to become a lawyer.
  • Steven Spielberg described him as The Best Sherlock on Screen.
  • Benedict couldn’t believe when Harrison Ford expressed that he is a big fan of him.
  • His real parents appeared in one of the episodes in the Sherlock TV series.
  • There are more than 100 million words of Fan Fiction dedicated to him.
  • For his portrayal of Alan Turing in The Imitation Game, he received unanimous critical acclaim and subsequently earned his first Oscar nomination for Best Actor.
  • Until 2015, he has always returned empty-handed from these prestigious award shows wherein he has six BAFTA nominations, five Screen Actors Guild Award nominations, and two Golden Globe Award nominations.
  • In June 2015, for his contribution to the performing arts and charity, he was appointed Commander of the Order of the British Empire (CBE) by Queen Elizabeth II during the Birthday Honours.
  • He has been described as an expert in photobombing and has been given the title of King of photobombs by various media outlets.
  • His female fans were called Cumberbitches which Benedict didn’t like and felt it insulted them, he then subsequently softened it to a more appropriate term Cumberpeople.
  • He has been voted as the ‘Sexiest Man Alive’ in Empire and People magazine’s annual list on many occasions.
  • His life’s principle is Nothing is Impossible. The word Impossible itself says, ‘I’m possible.’
  • He is close friends with Keira Knightley, James McAvoy, Tom Hardy, Matthew Goode, Zachary Quinto, and Eddie Redmayne.
  • When he was 12, he played the role of Titania, Queen of the Fairies, in the play A Midsummer Night’s Dream.
  • He likes to paint large oil canvases and is known to be a prolific painter. He has recently donated his artworks to various charities and organizations.
  • He was featured on the list of 100 Makers of the 21st Century by The Sunday Times in 2014 and the publication has heralded him as this generation’s Sir Laurence Olivier.
  • He was featured in Time magazine’s annual list of 100 Most Influential People in the World for the year 2014.
  • He is a Social Worker who represents The Prince’s Trust as its ambassador and supports various philanthropic activities that involve in helping deprived young people.
  • Since October 2014, Madame Tussauds London is showcasing the Benedict Cumberbatch wax figure.
  • In 2005, when he was in South Africa with his two friends, he got kidnapped and was held at gunpoint. Furthermore, he was taken to an unidentified location and was liberated without any explanation from the kidnappers.
  • After playing the role of Stephen Hawking in 2004 in the TV film Hawking, he has become the representative of Motor Neurone Disease Association and in 2014, he participated in the organization’s Ice Bucket Challenge.

Controversies:

Not Known

Achievements:

Benedict Cumberbatch

Cumberbatch has received numerous rewards, including the Laurence Olivier Award for Best Actor for Frankenstein and the Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Lead Actor in a Miniseries or a Movie for Sherlock. His performance in The Imitation Game earned him a nomination for the Academy Award for Best Actor. In 2014 Time magazine included him in its annual list of the 100 most influential people in the world, and in 2015 he was appointed Commander of the Order of the British Empire.

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