Name: Benedict Wong
|Full Name:||Benedict Wong|
|Famous for:||Kublai Khan, Wong|
|Birthday:||July 3, 1971|
|First Movie:||Spy Game (2001)|
|Latest Movie:||She Hulk: Attorney At Law (2022 TV Series)|
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Who is Benedict Wong? About Actor
Benedict Wong is an extremely talented British Actor currently famous in Hollywood Industries with numerous movies. He is most well known as the Kublai Khan in 2014’s Drama movie ‘Marco Polo’ who was the founder of the Yuan dynasty of China. He played the character deeply well and is widely recognized for this character.
In addition, he is also famous for the portrayal of the character Wong in the Marvel Cinematic Universe(MCU). Wong is currently a hot topic in Marvel movies as the character is seen in several movies of phase 4. Now he is returning in, She-Hulk: Attorney At Law. Benedict has been exceptionally well throughout his career and hope will be forever.
His debut movie was 2001’s Spy Game. Since he has been in different genres of movies and made himself fit in every. Some of his famous movies are Prometheus (2012), Gemini Man (2019), Hummingbird (2013), Doctor Strange (2016), Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness (2022), and many others. While revealing his private life, he is married with Nina Wong since a long time and the couple is living a happy private life.
Life History/Career Path of Benedict Wong
Benedict Wong was born on 3rd July of 1971 in Eccles, UK to Paula Wong and Pinua Wong. His parents were born in Hong Kong and shifted later shifted to the UK before his birth. He studied at Salford City College located in Greater Manchester. He had a love and passion for acting since his teenage. He went for formal training in acting and did a two-year art course in the same college.
His first official acting was BBC Radio’s one of the plays released in the year 1993. The play was titled Kai Mei Sauce. From working in plays, he got to live up to his dreams and was seen on big screens for the first time in 2001’s Spy Game. He was part of English Sitcom 15 Storeys High which was telecasted between 2002-2004. He played Guo Ri in 2002’s Dirty Pretty Things for which he was nominated at British Independent Film Awards for Best Supporting Actor.
His breakthrough arrived in 2014. Wong portrayed Kublai Khan in the 2014 film Marco Polo for Netflix, which was then extended by the streaming platform for the second season of 10 episodes. The biggest Turning point for him was in 2016 after he was cast in Doctor Strange (2016) under Marvel Studios. He co-starred in the movie playing Wong. His acting was highly appreciated by a wide audience.
Since he has appeared in MCU movies like Avengers: Infinity War (2018), Avengers: Endgame(2019), Shang-Chi and the Legend of Ten Rings (2021), Spider-Man: No Way Home (2021), and Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness playing as Wong. He will be seen in She-Hulk: Attorney at Law (2022) playing the same character.
In the 2020s Nine Days movie, he played Kyo’s character for which he was nominated for Spirit Award for Best Supporting Male. He will be seen in Sci-fi/Romance ‘True Love’ to be released in 2023.
|Age (as in 2022):||51 Year|
|Date of Birth:||July 3, 1971|
|Birth Place:||Eccles, United Kingdom|
|Hometown:||Eccles, United Kingdom|
|School:||Salford City College|
|College/University:||Salford City College|
|Ethnicity:||Not known yet|
|Famous as:||Kublai Khan, Wong|
|Tattoos:||Not revealed yet|
|Height (approx.):||in feet inches- 5′ 10″|
in meters- 1.78m
|Weight(approx.):||77 kg (in kilograms)|
170 lbs (in pounds)
|Body Measurements (approx.):||-Chest: 42 Inches|
-Waist: 34 Inches
-Biceps: 16 Inches
|Blood Group:||Not Known Yet|
Relationship, Girlfriend, Wife:
|Marital Status:||Not Revealed Yet|
|Divorce Date:||Not Yet|
|Marriage Date:||Not Revealed Yet|
Benedict Wong’s Family:
|Cousin:||Not known yet|
|Sibling in Law:||Not Known Yet|
Favourite Things of Benedict Wong
All the things given below are Benedict Wong’s very favorite things that we have collected by looking at online and news magazines and wiki.
|Favourite Entrepreneurs:||Not revealed yet|
|Favourite watch brand:|
Not Revealed Yet
|Favourite Cricketer:||Not revealed yet|
|Favourite Actors:||Bruce Lee, Benedict Cumberbatch|
|Favourite Film/Movie:||Not Revealed Yet|
|Favourite Director:||Christopher Nolan|
|Favourite Sport:||Not Revealed Yet|
|Favourite Song:||Not Revealed Yet|
|Favourite Cars:||Not revealed yet|
|Books:||Not revealed yet|
|Dress:||Not revealed yet|
|Favourite Device Games:||None|
|Fruits:||Not revealed yet|
|Comic Character:||Not Revealed Yet|
Benedict Wong Talks:
1. Benedict Wong Manifested His Role in Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness | The Tonight Show
2. Doctor Strange's Benedict Wong RAVES About Xochitl Gomez
3. 'Doctor Strange 2' Cast & Kelly Clarkson Get Competitive Playing Magic Trivia
Benedict Wong Awards:
|2003||British Independent Film Awards||Best Supporting Actor||Dirty Pretty Things||Nominated|
|2021||Independent Spirit Awards||Best Supporting Male||Nine Days||Nominated|
|2022||Gold List||Best Supporting Actor||Nine Days||Winner|
|2022||Saturn Award||Best Supporting Actor||Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness||Nominated|
Assets/Properties of Benedict Wong
|House||Not Revealed Yet|
|Land or assets with the approximate value||Not revealed yet|
Benedict Wong’s Net Worth / Salary:
|Net Worth :||$4 Million|
|Indian Rupees:||31.8 Crores|
|Money Factor:||Acting and Advertisements|
Benedict Wong Contact Details
|Home Address||London, UK|
Best Photos of Benedict Wong
Top 5 Benedict Wong Quotes
Did you know about Benedict Wong Facts!!
1. His first ever play was in radio.
In the past time, dramas used to get telecasted through radio which means no visuals. Dramas were dependent upon the voice of actor, sound effects and music only. Wong started his acting career through the same platform. His first ever play was in 1993 telecasted in BBC Radio’s Kai Mei Sauce.
2. He was a huge fan of Bruce Lee.
Bruce Lee was the most famous actors in Late 60’s and early 70’s. One of the best martial artist Lee did almost 25 movies in his acting career. Wong was also praised by Bruce Lee. He used to go to watch his movies several time. His most favorite movie by Lee was ‘Enter The Dragon’.
3. He is not an Asian.
Many people thinks Wong as an Asian but that’s not true. Benedict was born and raised in UK. But he is of Chinese decent. His parents were born in Hong-Kong, China. Both shifted to UK, then later Wong was born. Because of his Chinese decent, he looks like an Asian. He has also revealed through a tweet that, rather having Chinese decent, he can’t speak Chinese.
4. Turning point for his career arrived in 2014.
Wong was playing several movies but was not recognized by the wide audience. But after playing Kublai Khan in Netflix’s Marco Polo (2014), he earned a huge recognition from different corners of the world. He is in both seasons of Marco Polo. There are total of 20 episodes in 2 seasons (both season with 10 episodes). Kublai Khan’s character was a turning point in his career which helped him to get the character Wong in Marvel Cinematic Universe.
FAQs About Talented Actor Benedict Wong?
He was born on July 3, 1971 in UK.
He was married to Nina Wong.
He was born to Paula Wong and Pinua Wong.
He is a huge fan of LATE Bruce Lee.
His first ever big screen movie was Spy Game which was released in 2001.
He is famous for playing the characters like Kublai Khan and Wong.
He currently holds a total net worth of approximately $4 Million.
He will be seen in Series She Hulk: Attorney at Law which is part of MCU phase 4.