Benedict Cumberbatch Net Worth Shocks Fans!

By the title, you already know who we are going to talk about and honestly, this man does not even need any introduction because his name is enough, right? The Sherlock who introduced us to the Mind Palace is today the topic of our word palace. Born on July 19, 1976, Benedict Timothy Carlton Cumberbatch aka Benedict Cumberbatch is one of the most popular English actors all around the world. He has played some of the most memorable and remarkable roles in the industry which have received a lot of accolades and reviews, though all the roles he has played to date have been remarkable some just made a mark on some different level and have also been praised for his charitable work.

He has been part of the BBC’s series Sherlock, Marvels as Doctor Strange, Hawking, Star Trek Into Darkness, The Courier, The Imitation Game, Hobbit, and many more apart from these he has also played some amazing roles in the theatres by some popular productions. Well, no matter how much we say today, it might not just be enough but then today in this article you will get to know a lot of interesting things about Cumberbatch including his net worth, so make sure to not skip anything.

Benedict Cumberbatch Net Worth

Benedict Cumberbatch's Net Worth
Benedict Cumberbatch

The real face of Doctor Strange is Benedict Cumberbatch who is loved all over the world for everything he has depicted and delivered and of course, he himself has a personality that might make you think that what his net worth might be. So, let me surprise you all that Cumberbatch is the owner of a whopping net worth of $40 Million which has been made from all the work that he has been doing including his films, series, ads, endorsements, and others.

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Benedict Cumberbatch Early Life

The award-winning charming actor Benedict was born in the Hammersmith district of London. His parents were also actors named Timothy Carlton and Wanda Ventham. He was brought up in Kensington and Chelsea along with his half-sister named Tracy Peacock. He is from a family that has had quite a lot of reputation and prominence in society starting from his great-great-great grandfather. He even attended the reburial of King Richard III where he even read a poem. Now you can pretty well make out that he really is from a big family. In terms of his education, he has been in boarding school from the early age of eight.

He got his education from Brambletye School and also was an art scholar at Harrow School. His career in acting started from a young age as he took part in several Shakespearean works. His first major gig happened when he played Eliza Doolittle from Pygmalion by Bernard Shaw which was a production of James Morwood. He was quite praised for his acting wherever and whenever he performed. You would not want to believe but Benedict also volunteered as English Teacher at a monastery in Darjeeling. Followed by attending the Victoria University of Manchester to study drama. After that, he continued to train himself to become an actor at the London Academy of Music and Dramatic Art and then graduated with an MA in classical acting. Well, now we can easily understand why he is such a refined, polished, and loved actor all around the world.

Benedict Cumberbatch’s Personal Life

Benedict Cumberbatch Net Worth
Benedict Cumberbatch

In terms of personal life, Benedict and his two friends were abducted for bursting a tire in South Africa in 2005 and were held at gunpoint. But then they were set free into an unsettled territory which according to him taught him a lot. He is a follower of Buddhist philosophy. He believes in meditation and mindfulness and he is also a vegan. In terms of his relationship, he has been in a long relationship of 12 years with actress Olivia Poulet till 2010 and then got married to Sophie Hunter who is an opera and English theatre director. Both of them were friends before getting hitched in 2015 for 17 years. They together share 3 sons.

Benedict Cumberbatch Achievements

Talking about Benedict Cumberbatch’s achievements, you all already know that the list is not short at all and will continue to grow as he continues to work. He has been the recipient of almost all the major and prestigious awards and nominations including Academy Awards, BAFTA Awards, Critics’ Choice Awards, Golden Globe Awards, Laurence Olivier Awards, Primetime Emmy Awards, Screen Actors Guild Awards, AACTA Awards, British Independent Film Awards, Hollywood Film Awards, National Film Awards UK, Satellite Awards, Saturn Awards, and Teen Choice Awards. His list also includes Crime Thriller Awards, Golden Nymph Awards, National Television Awards, TV Choice Awards, Critics Circle Theatre Awards, Evening Standard Theatre Awards, Ian Charleson Awards, Whatsonstage.com Awards, and Film Critics Association Awards. He has now received 108 nominations and has won 32 awards. Apart from this he also was appointed as the Commander of the Order of the British Empire by the late Her Majesty in 2015 for his incredible services in the performing arts and in charitable work. He also was honored at The South Bank Sky Arts Awards with the Outstanding Achievement Award.  

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