Benedict Cumberbatch Net Worth $30 million
Benedict Cumberbatch salary $10,000,000
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Benedict Cumberbatch is an English actor and his current net worth is $30 million.
Born in White City district of West London’s Hammersmith and Fulham borough, he is the son of Timothy Carton and Wanda Wentham, both famous actors.
As a child he grew up in the Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea and started attending boarding school from the age of eight.
As a student he attended the Brambletye School in West Sussex and Harrow School, where he studied arts.
While in school he served as a member of The Rattigan Society, Harrow’s main club for the dramatic arts.
During his time in school he became involved in many Shakespearean works. He even made his acting debut as Titania, Queen of the Fairies, in A Midsummer Night’s Dream, at 12 years old.
Upon graduating from Harrow, he took a gap year to volunteer as an English teacher at a Tibetan monastery in India.
After he returned he went to the University of Manchester to study Drama. Then he continued his training as an actor at the London Academy of Music and Dramatic Art. From there, he graduated with a Master of Arts in Classical Acting.
How did Benedict Cumberbatch get famous?
He had major role in a couple of classic plays at the Regent’s Park Open Air, Almeida, Royal Court and Royal National Theatres since 2001.
Benedict received a nomination for an Oliver Award for Best Performance in a Supporting Role for his role in Hedda Gabler.
In 2010, he received the main role in the revival of Terence Rattigan’s After the Dance, at the Royal National Theatre.
The play, where he portrayed aristocrat David Scott-Fowler, won four Oliver Awards including Best Revival.
He also played in many other plays, before making his breakthrough. Among his first television roles include Tipping the Velvet, Cambridge Spies, among others.
Then in 2004, Benedict landed his first major role in television as Stephen Hawking in Hawking. For the performance he gave there, he received a nomination for the BAFTA TV Award for Best Actor. He won the Golden Nymph for Television Films.
During the next couple of years, he received roles in many TV productions, until 2010 when he started playing Sherlock Holmes.
How does Benedict Cumberbatch make money?
With Sherlock Holmes he made his breakthrough achieving international fame. Thanks to the show Cumberbatch received numerous awards and great critical acclaim.
Thereafter, he went on and led the BBC and HBO co-produced miniseries Parade’s End with Rebecca Hall.
His performance earned Cumberbatch his second Emmy Award nomination for Best Actor in Miniseries or TV Movie.
Likewise, in film he has starred in Star Trek Into Darkness (2013), 12 Years a Slave (2013), among others.
In addition, through voice and motion capture, he played the characters of Smaug and the Necromancer in The Hobbit film series.
Cumberbatch portrays the Marvel Comics character Dr. Stephen Strange in the Marvel Cinematic Universe, first appearing in the film Doctor Strange (2016). He will reprise his role in the next Marvel productions.