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Henry Cavill Movies, TV Shows, Wife, Net Worth, Height, Age, Family, Nationality, Bio

Who is Henry Cavill?

Henry William Dalgliesh Cavill, born May 5 1983, is a British actor. He is best known for his roles as Charles Brandon in Showtime’s The Tudors (2007–2010), Superman in the DC Extended Universe, Geralt of Rivia in the Netflix fantasy series The Witcher (2019–present), and Sherlock Holmes in the Netflix film Enola Holmes in 2020. Cavill began his career in feature film adaptations of The Count of Monte Cristo in 2002, and I Capture the Castle in 2003. 

Cavill rose to prominence as Superman in the DC Extended Universe superhero films Man of Steel in 2013, Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice in 2016, Justice League in 2017, and Zack Snyder’s Justice League in 2021. 

AboutInfo
Full NameHenry William Dalgliesh Cavill
ProfessionActor
Popular ForThe “Man of Steel” star Superman

Birthday and Zodiac

Age (As in 2022)39 years old
Date of BirthMay 5, 1983
Zodiac SignTaurus
Birth PlaceUnited Kingdom
NationalityBritish
EthnicityWhite

Education

School/UniversitySt. Michael’s Preparatory School / Stowe School

Physical Status

Height6 Feet 1 inches (185 centimetres)
Eye ColourBlue
Hair ColourBrown
Weight92 kilograms

Net worth

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Estimated net worth$40 Million

Family and Relationship

FatherColin Cavill
MotherMarianne Dalgliesh
SpouseSingle
ChildrenNo Children
Siblings3 older brothers and 1 younger brother

Social media

Social MediaWikipedia, Facebook, Instagram, Twitter

Henry Cavill Early Life & Family

Cavill was born on May 5, 1983, in Saint Helier, Jersey, as the fourth of five boys in a Roman Catholic family. Marianne Dalgliesh, his mother, worked as a bank secretary. She was born in Jersey and is descended from Scottish, English, and Irish ancestors. Colin Cavill, his father, was born in Chester, England, and worked as a stockbroker. 

Henry Cavill Age

 

Henry Cavill Education

Henry Cavill attended St. Michael’s Preparatory School in Saint Saviour, Jersey, before continuing his education at Stowe School in Stowe, Buckinghamshire. Cavill met actor Russell Crowe, who was filming Proof of Life on location at Stowe in 2000 while playing rugby. The actor gave some acting advice before sending a package to his boarding school. Later, the two actors collaborated on Steel of Man.

Henry Cavill wife

Henry Cavill has not formally married anyone. He came close to walking down the aisle with show jumping rider Ellen Whitaker in 2011, but the two broke up shortly after he proposed in 2011.

 

Henry Cavill Movies and Tv Shows

Cavill made his film debut in Laguna (2001), as well as Kevin Reynolds’ adaptation of The Count of Monte Cristo (2002). He played a minor role in Matthew Vaughn’s Stardust adaptation (2007). Cavill starred as Charles Brandon, 1st Duke of Suffolk, in Showtime’s television series The Tudors from 2007 to 2010. The series was commercially successful, earning it a Golden Globe nomination in 2007 and an Emmy in 2008. He was named the “Most Dashing Duke” by Entertainment Weekly.

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Cavill was scheduled to play Superman in McG’s 2004 film Superman: Flyby. McG dropped out of the project, and director Bryan Singer took over, recasting Brandon Routh as the lead in Superman Returns.

Cavill starred in director Joel Schumacher’s horror film Blood Creek (2008) and had a supporting role in Woody Allen’s comedy film Whatever Works while appearing in The Tudors (2009). Cavill was cast in the role of Clark Kent/Superman in director Zack Snyder’s Man of Steel on January 30, 2011. Cavill played Superman again in Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice, a 2016 sequel that included a crossover with Batman and Wonder Woman. He disguised himself and went to the San Diego Comic-Con to surprise the cast of Suicide Squad.

Cavill reprised his role as Superman in the 2017 film Justice League, which was reworked by director Joss Whedon after Snyder left the project due to a family tragedy. In 2015, he co-starred in the film adaptation of the spy series The Man from U.N.C.L.E. with Armie Hammer. Cavill appeared as August Walker in the action spy film Mission: Impossible – Fallout in 2018. Later that year, he starred in Night Hunter, a psychological thriller (originally titled Nomis).

Henry Cavill Personal life

Cavill has been described as both British and English. He was born in the Crown Dependency of Jersey, an island in the Channel Islands. Cavill lives in London’s South Kensington neighbourhood. From 2011 to 2012, he was engaged to English showjumper Ellen Whitaker. Cavill began practising Brazilian jiu-jitsu in 2016 after being seen training at Roger Gracie’s academy in London. Cavill is a fan of the Jersey Rugby Club. He has been an avid PC gamer since childhood, missing a phone call from Zack Snyder informing him that he had been cast as Superman because he was too busy playing World of Warcraft.

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Henry Cavill Net Worth

Henry Cavill’s net worth in 2021 is expected to be $40 million, according to Celebrity Net Worth.

Henry Cavill Height and Weight

In terms of his physical appearance, Henry Cavill has blue eyes. He stands 6 feet 1 inch tall (185 centimetres) and weighs approximately 92 kilograms.

  

Trivia

  • Alexander the Great is Henry Cavill’s dream role.
  • Henry Cavill enjoys rugby but is unable to play due to injuries.
  • Henry Cavill has never been married. 
  • Henry Cavill is interested in ancient history, particularly Egyptology, Greek history, and Ancient Rome.
  • Henry Cavill is the first actor from outside the United States to play Superman.
  • Henry Cavill is fluent in several languages. He speaks French fluently, can converse in Italian and German and can order a beer in Czech.

 

Frequently Asked Questions

What is the age of Henry Cavill?

Henry William Dalgliesh Cavill, born May 5 1983, is a British actor.

What is the net worth of Henry Cavill?

Henry Cavill’s net worth in 2021 is expected to be $40 million, according to Celebrity Net Worth.

What is Henry Cavill famous for?

Henry Cavill is best known for his roles as Charles Brandon in Showtime’s The Tudors (2007–2010), Superman in the DC Extended Universe, Geralt of Rivia in the Netflix fantasy series The Witcher (2019–present), and Sherlock Holmes in the Netflix film Enola Holmes in 2020.

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