Benedict Timothy Carlton Cumberbatch, simply known as Benedict Cumberbatch, is an English film, television, theatre and voice actor. He was born on July 19, 1976 in Hammersmith, London to celebrity parents Timothy Carlton Cumberbatch and Wanda Ventham. As a child, he used to be a part of The Rattigan Society and participate in dramatic arts. Right after graduating and working as a teacher in India, he studied drama at the University of Manchester. It was in the year 2001 when he started to appear in several classic plays. Eventually, he was nominated for an Olivier Award for Best Performance in a Supporting Role. Soon after, he got series of theater and film projects which made him become known in the entertainment industry.
Benedict’s healthy and well-built physique is sensational. According to the actor, he credits it to his tremendous workout and specific diet. He says in one of his interviews, “To go up from a 38 chest to a 42, eating 4,000 calories a day and training two hours a day, as well as the stunt rehearsals and fight choreography, was the most physical demand that’s ever been made of me for the screen.” Additionally, he also resorts to Bikram yoga, swimming, and running.
And talking about his diet, he says he consumes a lot of seeds and juices and practices a balanced diet.
Body Measurement (2014 – Age 37)
Height: 185 cm | 6 feet, 1 Inch
Weight: 79 kg | 174 lbs
Chest: 107 cm | 42 in
Bicep: 38 cm | 15 in
Waist: 86 cm | 34 in