Henry Cavill Biography and Family
One of the most eminent actors of Hollywood Henry Cavill was born on May 5, 1983, on the Bailiwick of Jersey, a British Crown dependency in the Channel Islands. Hank, Henners and most Dashing Duke are some of his nicknames prevailing among his fans.
His father is Colin Richard Cavil who is a stockbroker. His mother Marianne is Dalgliesh and is a homemaker. He has four siblings and all of them are his brothers.
He is the second youngest son of his parents. His eldest brother, Piers is a former army officer, Nick is a Major in the Royal Marines, Simon works in financial services and Charlie, the youngest is in the marketing industry. He lives in Kensington, London.
He is a bachelor. In May 2011 he got engaged with English equestrian Ellen Whitaker but they couldn’t make it last long and called off the engagement. At present, he is dating actress Gina Carano.
Henry Cavill Total Net Worth in 2017: $14 Million
At present Henry Cavill is enjoying a net worth of $14 million USD. He received a very handsome salary of $14,000,000 including Box office gross for working in Man of Steel in 2013 which is the highest of he has ever been paid. He was voted as one of the ‘’World’s Sexiest men’’ in a poll by Attitude (2013. He is the first ever actor to play the role of Clark Kent aka superman in more than one film. In November 2014 he has formed his own production company, Promethean Productions along with his brother Charlie and a London-based producer Rex Glensy. In 2008, Cavil was the face and official spokesperson of the Dunhill fragrance collection for men campaign.
Henry Cavill Education:
Firstly, he went to St. Michael’s preparatory School in Saint Savior. Later on, at the age of 13 years, Henry went to Stowe, Buckinghamshire which is an archetypal English boarding school. He was keen on acting since his school days itself. He acted there in plays renditions of Shakespeare’s “A midsummer Night’s dream” and Sonny in “Grease”. He also acted and directed Hamlet in ”40 minutes”. His personality got cleaned out during his boarding days and transformed him into a strong determined person. He also has a love for sports in his heart. He was fond of playing rugby, field hockey, and cricket. He had also been a part of School Military. He participated in the Combined Cadet Force (CCF) training program at Stowe School.
Further, he had a plan to pursue a degree in Egyptology and he was willing to join the army like his two elder brothers but the destiny has anything else in store for him.
Henry Cavill Business Model:
A passionate about snowboarding, Henry as well calls himself as a keen admirer of rugby. Additionally, the dashing image has shown his interest & participation in various social & environmental causes, which led him to become the face & official spokes model of the 2008 Dunhill Fragrance, & the Durrell Wildlife Conservation Trust’s spokesman. Henry is also acquainting with the Royal Marines Charitable Trust Fund as its innovative Ambassador.
Henry Cavill Career:
He got discovered by the film industry at the age of 17 when in 2002 he signed the film The Count of Monte Cristo which was a screen adaptation of the classic by Alexander Dumas. He played Albert Mondego in the movie and acted marvelously.
Russell Crowe was the men who casting him for the very first time in Hollywood industry and after than the famous superstar never looked back. He became the first non-American to play the Superman.
He further starred in Laguna (2001), appeared in BBC’s ”The Inspector Linley Mysteries”, TV film Goodbye, Mr. Chips (2002) and in the TV series Midsomer Murders (1997). There came a time when he faced difficulties in his career. He also acted some small roles in TV series Inspector Linley Mysteries and Midsomer Murders. Afterward, he appeared in some low-key films like direct-to-video Hellraiser, Hellworld, and Red riding Hood. He also played some supporting roles in blockbusters like Tristan & Isolde and Stardust.
The movie Man of Steel (2003) had been a milestone in his career which kicked off its world premiere in New York, London, Bailiwick of Jersey, Sicily, Madrid, Shanghai, Sydney, and Tokyo. Man of Steel (2013) was the highest-grossing superman film ever till today and the second highest was The Amazing Spider-Man (2012). In 2013, he got ranked as the number 1 among the list of sexiest men published by Glamour Magazine. In the same year, he secured third place on the list of the hundred sexiest movie stars of 2013 declared by Empire Magazine. He is an ambassador for The Royal Marines Charitable Trust Fund.
Henry Cavill Hobbies:
He has proficiency in languages. He can speak several languages including French, German and Italian and he is a comic book nerd. He is temperament is said to be humble and he is very outgoing as a person. He is also a skilled horse-rider, swimmer, scuba diver, bicycle-rider, snowboarder, shooter, hand-to-hand fighter, and archer. He has a special ability to change appearances from film to film.
Henry Cavill Assets:
He is a passionate lover of cars and motorbikes. He owns a superior designed red McLaren. He also owns an Aston Martin DBS model. Furthermore, he has a city car manufactured by Audi.
Henry Cavill Latest News:
Cavill will reprise his role as Superman in Justice League films in 2017 and 2019. Currently, Henry is recovering from a knee injury instantly. He is burning the midnight oil to find out a way through a painful recovery. He is the brand ambassador of Durrell which has recently announce the return of the Durrell Challenge on May 14th, 2017 and it will include a 13k race from St. Helier to Durrell wildlife Park in Jersey. Henry Cavill will also be attending the event.
He has set an example for the others striving hard to achieve their goals. He could have given up but he remained to stick to his goals and we all are aware of the stardom he has earned himself. May the actor breaks much more records of success.