Benedict Cumberbatch net worth:
English actor Benedict Cumberbatch began his acting career on the stage, which he did quite productively. He soon transitioned into the movies, his first notable role being in the drama film Atonement. His major breakthrough, however, came after landing the titular character in the well-received and loved British series Sherlock, which certainly established him as a household name among international fans. With this, he soon landed remarkable roles in major Hollywood productions, including Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy and Star Trek Into the Darkness. He continued this feat with starring roles in 12 Years a Slave and The Fifth Estate. For his lead role in The Imitation Game where he portrayed Alan Turing, he was nominated for an Academy Award for Best Actor. He also played the dragon Smaug in The Hobbit films.