In Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness, Benedict Cumberbatch reprises his role as Doctor Stephen Strange, portraying the title character. After assisting Peter Parker with the Reality-Breaking shenanigans in the film Spider-Man: No Way Home, Doctor Strange will now face his own challenges, particularly when he accidentally opens another reality, allowing in a threat that may prove insurmountable for him and his crew to handle.
As Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness, Cumberbatch has begun to make his presence known and has taken the box office by storm. Fans have one question in light of the film’s success: how much did he get paid for his second Doctor Strange film?
What is Benedict Cumberbatch’s net worth?
Benedict Cumberbatch has a net worth of $40 million USD, accumulated via his work in the entertainment industry. His professional acting career began with stage acting in the early 2000s, and he has only improved since then. Cumberbatch is known for his appearances in The Other Boleyn Girl, Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy, The Imitation Game, and the acclaimed BBC series Sherlock, in which he played the titular detective. He most recently appeared in the Oscar-winning film Power of the Dog. During an investiture ceremony at Buckingham Palace in 2015, Queen Elizabeth II bestowed the Commander of the Order of the British Empire on him.
Cumberbatch lives in a four-story Victorian-style mansion in London with a 70-foot yard, and he is quite wealthy. In 2015, he paid $2.7 million for the property at his wife Sophie’s insistence. A $40,000 Alfa Romeo Giulia, a $73,100 Jaguar F-Type, and a $150,000 Jaguar XJ are among the actor’s expensive autos. He also owns a Mercedes and a Lamborghini.
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Early Life of Benedict Cumberbatch: Age, Birth, Education, Nationality
Benedict Timothy Carlton Cumberbatch was born in Hammersmith, London, England, on July 19, 1976, and grew up in an acting household. Cumberbatch began attending boarding schools when he was eight years old, first at Brambletye School in West Sussex. On an Arts scholarship, he went on to the prestigious Harrow School, where he was part in numerous Shakespearean productions. When he was 12, he made his acting debut in “A Midsummer Night’s Dream.” Before starting college, Cumberbatch volunteered as an English teacher at a Tibetan monastery in India. He went on to study Drama at the University of Manchester and graduated with honors. He then went on to the London Academy of Music and Dramatic Art to further his education.
After blowing a tire, Cumberbatch and his two pals Theo and Denise Black were kidnapped in South Africa. A group of locals held them at gunpoint before loading them into a vehicle and driving them into uncharted area. They were listening to Radiohead’s “How to Disappear Completely” when the tire exploded. Cumberbatch has remarked that the song now gives him a “feeling of realism and a reason for hope” whenever he hears it.
In February 2015, Cumberbatch married opera director Sophie Hunter. They have known one other for 17 years. Christopher Carlton (b. 2015) and Hal Audren are their two sons (b. 2017).
Benedict Cumberbatch’s role as Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness
Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness is definitely a Benedict Cumberbatch show, and he gets paid accordingly. Cumberbatch’s pay for his second Doctor Strange film, which is a hefty $7.5 million upfront, has been revealed by industry source Matt Belloni. When you factor in the box office bonuses, Benedict Cumberbatch is raking it in. Given the MCU’s track record, the second Doctor Strange film will almost certainly gross a significant sum, and Cumberbatch will be well compensated. Cumberbatch reportedly earned around $6 million for his work on Doctor Strange in 2016, Thor: Ragnarok in 2017, and the previous two Avengers films, so this is a significant increase.
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While the sum is not as large as that received by Robert Downey Jr. for his work in the Marvel flicks, it is nevertheless motivating, especially given Doctor Strange’s growing relevance in the MCU. Benedict Cumberbatch is set to earn more money in the future, thanks to upcoming films and Doctor Strange’s growing prominence in the Marvel Cinematic Universe.