How Tall Is Benedict Cumberbatch? Who Is His Wife?

Born on July 19, 1976, in Hammersmith, London, England, Benedict Timothy Carlton Cumberbatch grew up in a family of actors. When he was eight years old, Cumberbatch went to residential schools, starting with Brambletye School in West Sussex. Later, he received an art scholarship to attend the famed Harrow School, where he participated in multiple Shakespearean plays. When he was 12 years old, he made his acting debut in “A Midsummer Night’s Dream.”

Before starting college, Cumberbatch worked as a volunteer English instructor at a Tibetan monastery in India. He subsequently earned his degree in Drama from the University of Manchester. He continued his education at the London Academy of Music and Dramatic Art from there.

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How Did Benedict Cumberbatch Start His Career?

Cumberbatch made a reputation for himself by portraying leading males with “problems” in several well-received theatre, movie, and television projects. He has played pivotal roles in renowned plays in the Regent’s Park Open Air, Royal Court, and Royal National Theaters since 2001. He has also made numerous appearances in Shakespearean productions at the London Barbican Theatre.

His first-ever London West End performance was in “Hedda Gabler” in May 2005. Additionally, he co-starred with Johnny Lee Miller in the critically acclaimed theatre performance of “Frankenstein” at the Royal National. In the early 2000s, Cumberbatch got his start in television when he was cast in guest appearances in “Heartbeat” and “Tipping the Velvet.”

When Cumberbatch played Stephen Hawking in “Hawking” in 2004, he won his first significant television role. He was nominated for a BAFTA TV Award for Best Actor for her performance and won the Golden Nymph for Best Actor Performance. He had a harrowing carjacking event in South Africa in 2005 while filming “To the Ends of the Earth.”

In 2007’s “Atonement,” Cumberbatch received his first leading part in a movie. He appeared in “The Other Boleyn Girl” the following year. When Cumberbatch was cast as Sherlock Holmes in the BBC series “Sherlock,” he began performing his most recognizable role to date. Throughout the series from 2010 to 2017, his performance and the entire production received high praise from critics. Throughout the program, Cumberbatch received six Primetime Emmy Award nominations for his part and took home one in 2014.

In 2013, Benedict starred in four films that received nominations for Academy Awards in one or more categories. These films included “Star Trek: Into Darkness,” “12 Years as a Slave,” “August: Osage County,” and “The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug.” He received an Academy Award nomination for Best Actor for his performance in “The Imitation Game” in 2014.

In the same-titled movie from November 2016, “Avengers: Infinity War” and “Avengers: Endgame,” Cumberbatch played the role of Doctor Strange. He made a small appearance in the Sam Mendes war movie “1917” as well in 2019. For his leading performance in the Showtime/Sky Atlantic limited series “Patrick Melrose,” Cumberbatch received a BAFTA award in the same year.

How Tall Is Benedict Cumberbatch?
How Tall Is Benedict Cumberbatch?

How Much Does Benedict Cumberbatch Make For The Doctor Strange Movies?

In two films from the Marvel Cinematic Universe, Doctor Strange in 2016 and Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness in 2022, Cumberbatch played Doctor Stephen Strange, also known as Doctor Strange. The character was initially presented in the Marvel Comics issue, “Strange Tales #110,” in 1963. It is a neurosurgeon who finds magic after a career-ending car accident and becomes a Master of the Mystic Arts to defend the earth.

 Cumberbatch earned $5.5 million for Doctor Strange and $7.5 million for Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness, according to Puck News, a magazine published by the former Hollywood Reporter editor Matthew Belloni. For a total worldwide revenue of $667.8 million, Doctor Strange made more than $232.6 million in the United States and Canada and $445.2 million abroad.

According to a 2016 analysis from Deadline, Doctor Strange had a more significant impact than films like Iron Man (2008), The Incredible Hulk (2011), Thor (2015), Captain America: The First Avenger (2015), and Ant-Man (2015), and was the “largest single-character introduction in the Marvel Cinematic Universe.”

On Deadline’s 2016 list of the “Most Valuable Blockbusters,” Doctor Strange was ranked 11th. Boxoffice Pro predicts that Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness will make between $190 million and $210 million in the US and Canada on its opening weekend, with a $450 million to $560 million domestic revenue overall.

Who Is His Wife, Sophie Hunter?

Benedict Cumberbatch is probably one of the world’s most famous and private actors. He has succeeded in keeping his wife, Sophie Hunter, out of the public eye, except for the rare red carpet appearance.

According to reports, the two first spoke on the set of Burlesque Fairytales in 2009. It’s unclear when Cumberbatch and Hunter officially started dating because they were both in relationships at the time—he with actress Olivia Poulet and her with sculptor and longtime boyfriend Conrad Shawcross. In 2014, the two made their engagement public (more on that below! ), and they were married in 2015.

We learned some interesting information about Hunter despite the Sherlock and Doctor Strange actor’s well-known secrecy over his family life, including his spouse. All the information we have on Hunter, including her successful career, secret skills, and much more, is provided below.

How Tall Is Benedict Cumberbatch?

Benedict Cumberbatch (born Benedict Timothy Carlton Cumberbatch) is an English actor and producer. He was born on July 19, 1976, in Queen Charlotte’s and Chelsea Hospital in London, United Kingdom. Benedict Cumberbatch, 44, stands six feet tall (183.0 cm).

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