Benedict Cumberbatch Net Worth 2020, Early Life, Family, and Career

Benedict Cumberbatch Net Worth 2020, Early Life, Family, and Career
NEW YORK, NY – MAY 05: Benedict Cumberbatch attends the “Charles James: Beyond Fashion” Costume Institute Gala at the Metropolitan Museum of Art on May 5, 2014 in New York City. (Photo by Neilson Barnard/Getty Images)

Benedict Cumberbatch Net Worth 2020, Early Life, Family, and Career.

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Benedict Timothy Cumberbatch CBE (Commander of the Order of the British Empire), is a renowned British Actor who has made a notable mark in Hollywood as well as the British entertainment industry.

He has succeeded in building a flourishing acting career over the past years. More so, he leaped into stardom as a result of his iconic role as Sherlock Holmes in the popular TV series, Sherlock.

However, his incredible acting skills have landed him so many awards and nominations. As a result of the intriguing role he played in Sherlock, Benedict won Primetime Emmy Award for the Outstanding Lead Actor in a movie.

Above all, in June 2015, Queen Elizabeth II decorated him with a Commander of the Order of the British Empire. This was conferred on him because of his excellent performing act and philanthropic services.

Benedict Cumberbatch Net Worth 2020, Early Life, Family, and Career

Early Life

Benedict Cumberbatch was born on the 19 July 1976, in London, to ‘Timothy Carlton and ‘Wanda Ventham.

Most of Benedict Cumberbatch’s early days during his youth were spent in boarding schools. He received his education from Brambletye School in West Sussex and from Harrow School
He was an arts scholar at the Harrow School and was a member of The Rattigan Society, which was the foremost club of dramatic arts in his school at the time.
Benedict Cumberbatch made his acting debut at the age of 12, starring as ‘Titania’ in the famous play ‘A Midsummer Night’s Dream’.
He continued his training at the London Academy of Music and Dramatic Arts and he graduated with an MA degree in Classical Acting.


Wanda Ventham (mother) – She is mostly known for her role as Colonel Virginia Lake in the sci-fi TV series UFO (1970 – 1973) but she is also recognized as the proud mother to the accomplished British thespian from Doctor Strange (2016).

Wanda had met Timothy in 1970 while filming the drama series A Family at War (1970 – 1972); they became friends and eventually tied the knot officially.

Wanda and Tim have been the best parents ever to Benedict as he explains that they loved him so much that he could not help but feel confident about the world.

Till date, she shares a close bond with her son and was even publicly pleading with him some years back to give her grand Cumberbabies.

Timothy Carlton Cumberbatch (father) – Ventham was married to businessman John Tabernacle from 1957 to November 12, 1974, and by April 1976; she was joined with the man who later became Benedict’s father.

In the first decade of their marriage, the pair was hopelessly in love, with Tim sending her a single rose almost every morning.

They are still as in love as they were when they first met and are big examples to their only son of what marriage should look like.

Carlton was on the third and fourth season of Sherlock (2010 till present) with his wife and son. Benedict later explained that he almost cried watching the episodes they featured in as he is so proud of them and think they were the perfect casts as his on-screen parents.

Tracy Peacock-Tabernacle (elder maternal half-sister) – She was born from Wanda’s first marriage to James D. Tabernacle. Tracy is almost two decades older than the star actor but they share a very close bond seeing she is the only sibling he has.

She is now a mother to Emily (born 1987) and lives a quiet life, unlike her celebrity brother. She lives in Wiltshire.

Sophie Hunter (spouse) – The Imitation Game (2014) star was known with Olivia Poulet whom he dated on and off again or several years till they eventually called it quits in 2011.

In November 2014, after a 17-year friendship, he became engaged with the pretty actor and director but she was pregnant for him already. Their first child was born just a few months after their low-key Isle of Wight wedding.


The renowned actor made his acting debut when he was 12, in a William Shakespeare playlet. There, he played the character of Titania, Queen of the Fairies in Shakespeare’s Midsummer Night’s Dream.

After that, Martin Tyrell – Benedict Cumberbatch’s drama teacher was marveled at the talent deposited in this young schoolboy. He stated that the little man was the best schoolboy actor he has ever met.

Cumberbatch kicked off his professional acting career in 2001; he played distinctive roles in quite a number of classic plays.

Acting as George Tesman in Hedda Gabler playlet, he displayed an outstanding performance, of which he was highly acclaimed by many. As a result of this, he got an Olivier Award nomination for Best Performance in a Supporting Role.

Benedict Cumberbatch Net Worth 2020, Early Life, Family, and Career

In addition, Benedict Cumberbatch has made numerous appearances on and off the screen. He has featured both on television shows and in movies, as well as, radio and animated series.

Some of his television shows include Silent Witness (2002), Hawking (2004), Stuart: A Life Backwards (2007); in which he featured alongside Tom Hardy, Sherlock (2010), Parade’s End (2012), and Patrick Melrose (2018).

The highlight of his notable movies includes Amazing Grace (2006), Star Trek Into Darkness (2013), 12 Years a Slave (2013), The Imitation Game (2014), Doctor Strange (2016), Thor: Ragnarok (2017), and Avengers: Infinity War (2018).

He has played voice roles in animated series such as An Unexpected Journey, The Hobbit series (2012 to 2013), The Desolation of Smaug (2013), and The Battle of the Five Armies (2014), among others.

Аwаrdѕ & Асhіеvеmеntѕ

Іn 2015, Веnеdісt Сumbеrbаtсh wаѕ nоmіnаtеd fоr thе Асаdеmу Аwаrd fоr Веѕt Асtоr. Не hаѕ bееn nоmіnаtеd twісе fоr thе Gоldеn Glоbе Аwаrdѕ аnd fіvе tіmеѕ іn thе ЅАG Аwаrdѕ.

Не hаѕ аlѕо rесеіvеd thе ВАFТА nоmіnаtіоnѕ ѕіх tіmеѕ аnd hаѕ bееn nоmіnаtеd fіvе tіmеѕ fоr thе Сrіtісѕ’ Сhоісе Моvіе Аwаrdѕ.

Сumbеrbаtсh hаѕ wоn twо Ноllуwооd Fіlm Аwаrdѕ, оnе Еmmу Аwаrd, twо Gоldеn Nуmрh Аwаrdѕ, аnd оnе Lаurеnсе Оlіvіеr Аwаrdѕ.

Net Worth

Аѕ оf 2020, Веnеdісt Сumbеrbаtсh hаѕ аn еѕtіmаtеd nеt wоrth оf mоrе thаn $40 mіllіоn.

Не mаdе thіѕ fоrtunе bу арреаrіng іn ѕеvеrаl fіlmѕ, tеlеvіѕіоn ѕhоwѕ, аnd ѕtаgе рlауѕ. Не hаѕ аlѕо nаrrаtеd ѕеvеrаl ѕhоwѕ аnd hаѕ dоnе mаnу rаdіо ѕhоwѕ.

Іn 2013, hе со-lаunсhеd thе рrоduсtіоn соmраnу саllеd ‘ЅunnуМаrсh Ltd.’

Веnеdісt Сumbеrbаtсh іѕ соnѕіdеrеd оnе оf thе mоѕt рорulаr асtоrѕ іn thе wоrld. Не hаѕ арреаrеd numеrоuѕ tіmеѕ оn thе lіѕt оf “Ѕехіеѕt Маn Аlіvе.”

Не іѕ а Вrіtіѕh сulturаl ісоn, whісh іnсludеѕ оthеr рорulаr nаmеѕ lіkе Quееn Еlіzаbеth ІІ, Аdеlе, Dаvіd Весkhаm, Еltоn Јоhn, Ј. К. Rоwlіng, аnd Сhаrlіе Сhарlіn.

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