Benedict Cumberbatch Net Worth

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What’s Benedict Cumberbatch's net worth? How wealthy is he? Below are all stats like net worth, salary, profession, and more!

Benedict Cumberbatch Wealth Info
Net Worth$40 Million
Date of BirthJuly 19, 1976 (age 46 years)
Height6 ft (1.83 m)
ProfessionActor, Voice Actor

Net Worth of Benedict Cumberbatch

Benedict Cumberbatch net worth: Benedict Cumberbatch is a British actor who has a net worth of $40 million dollars. His professional acting career began in 2000 and has never stopped since. He is most widely recognized for his work in such film projects as “The Other Boleyn Girl”, “Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy”, and in the popular BBC series, “Sherlock” as Sherlock Holmes.


Career: Cumberbatch has appeared in numerous successful theater, film, and television productions, and has built a name for himself playing leading men with “issues”. Since 2001, he has had major roles in classic plays at the Regent’s Park Open Air, Royal Court, and Royal National Theaters. He has also appeared in many Shakespeare plays at the London Barbican Theater. His role in “Hedda Gabler” in May 2005 marked his first-ever West End appearance in London. He has also starred in the multi-award-winning theater production of “Frankenstein” at the Royal National opposite Johnny Lee Miller.  Cumberbatch began appearing on television when he landed guest roles in “Heartbeat” and “Tipping the Velvet” in the early 2000s. In 2004, Cumberbatch landed his first main television part when he appeared as Stephen Hawking in “Hawking.” For her performance, he was nominated for a BAFTA TV Award for Best Actor and won the Golden Nymph for Best Performance by an Actor. While filming “To the Ends of the Earth” in 2005 in South Africa, he experienced a terrifying carjacking incident.

Personal Life

Personal Life: Cumberbatch and his two friends Theo and Denise Black were abducted in South Africa after busting a tire. They were held at gunpoint by a group of locals, put in a van and driven into unsettled territory. Prior to the burst tire, they had been listening to Radiohead’s “How to Disappear Completely.” Cumberbatch has stated that now whenever he hears the song it reminds him of a “sense of reality and a reason for hope.”

Benedict Cumberbatch Quotes

How is it that Benedict Cumberbatch has a net worth of $40 Million? These quotes by the actor may indicate the character traits that led to his financial situation:

The armoury of having any academic education does not necessarily set you up for being a good or better actor.

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Having your adolescence at an all-male boarding school is just crap.

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Someone will always hate what I say. There's always going to be somebody spitting blood about my wooden-faced, toffee-named, crappy acting.

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When you start getting jobs, and see your mates from drama school, you don't really want to talk about it, because you have this innate sense of guilt that it's not fair that others aren't doing exactly what you're doing. I do have that.

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One of the best things about being an actor is that it's a meritocracy.

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