Henry Cavill is a famous British actor known for playing various characters. He was in Showtime’s “The Tudors,” where he acted as Charles Brandon; he also played Superman in the DC Extended Universe and also played Geralt of Rivia in the Netflix series “The Witcher.”
In 2012, Cavill was among GQ’s 50 best-dressed British men. Then, in December 2013, British Glamour magazine declared him the “World’s Sexiest Man.” During that year, Empire magazine ranked him as the third “Sexiest Movie Star of 2013” on their list.
Henry Cavill Net Worth
Henry Cavill has an estimated net worth of $50 million. When he first played Superman in “Man of Steel,” he got $300,000 at the start and probably even more later when the movie made a ton of money.
For his other DC universe movies like “Justice League,” we don’t know the exact numbers, but some folks think he could have made around $20 million.
In “The Witcher” TV show, Henry started with $400,000 for each episode in the first season.
Then, for the second season, he got a massive $1 million for each episode. Since there were eight episodes in each season, he made about $3.2 million for the first season and a whopping $8 million for the second season.
Henry Cavill isn’t just Superman; he’s been in some other cool movies too, like “Mission: Impossible – Fallout,” “The Man From U.N.C.L.E.,” “Enola Holmes,” and the upcoming “Black Adam.” He’s not just a hero on screen; he’s making some serious money moves, too!
Henry Cavill Property and Car Collection
In 2013, Henry Cavill bought himself a fancy mansion in a calm spot in Hollywood. This famous actor wanted a chill place away from all the noise and hustle of Los Angeles.
His new home is in a quiet neighborhood called Lake Sherwood, just a quick 20-minute drive from Hollywood. Also, Henry owns a bunch of fancy cars and a bike that are worth about $1.7 million altogether.
|Car & Bike Name||Model||Price|
|Aston Martin DBS||2007||$330,600|
|Bentley Continental S||2018||$266,600|
|Ducati XDiavel S (Bike)||2022||$25,595|
|Ferrari 458 Spider||2013||$244,535|
|Mercedes-Benz E-Class AMG E53||2019||$81,300|
|Net Worth||$50 million|
|Full name||Henry William Dalgliesh Cavill|
|Age||80 years old|
|Date of Brith||May 5, 1983|
|place of Birth||St Helier, Jersey|
|Parents||Father: Collin Cavill |
Mother: Marianne Dalgliesh
|Siblings||Niki Richard Dalgliesh Cavill|
|Weight||92 Kg |
Henry Cavill Biography
Henry Cavill, whose full name is Henry William Dalgliesh Cavill, was born in St Helier, Jersey, on May 5, 1983. He is from a Roman Catholic family
His dad, Colin Cavill, used to be a stockbroker from England, and his mom, Marianne Dalgliesh, who’s from the island of Jersey, is a mix of Scottish, English, and Irish. She worked at a bank as a secretary.
He is the fourth child of five boys in his family. His older brother, Niki Richard Dalgliesh Cavill, serves in the army. His other siblings are Charlie Cavill, Simon Cavill, and Piers Cavill.
When Henry was a kid, he went to St. Michael’s Preparatory School and later to Stowe School. At Stowe, he wasn’t just into books; he was also into sports and acting.
He played rugby and field hockey and even did some acting in school plays. In one play called “Grease,” he was a T-Bird character. And in another called “Dogg’s Hamlet,” he had the main role.
When he was just 16 and playing rugby, he had a cool encounter. He met actor Russell Crowe, who was filming a movie at his school.
Russell not only gave him acting advice but also sent him a package. It’s pretty awesome that they became friends and later worked together on the movie “Man of Steel.”
Henry Cavill Professional Career
Henry Cavill did some cool stuff before becoming Superman! From 2007 to 2010, he played Charles Brandon in the TV series “The Tudors,” which was a big hit and even won an Emmy award.
In 2004, he was supposed to be Superman in a movie, but things changed, and someone else got the part.
People also wanted him in Harry Potter and Twilight, but those roles went to other actors. There were even rumors about him being Batman, but he says he never tried out for it.
While on “The Tudors,” Cavill did other movies like “Blood Creek” and “Whatever Works.” He also played the main role in “Immortals” and acted with Bruce Willis in “The Cold Light of Day.”
In 2011, he officially became Superman in “Man of Steel.” The director, Zack Snyder, thought he was perfect for the role.
Henry was excited, saying, “Superman is the most famous and respected superhero of all time, and I’m honored to be a part of his return to the big screen.”
He played Superman again in “Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice” in 2016, where he teamed up with Batman and Wonder Woman.
Cavill played Superman in two different Justice League movies. The first one in 2017 was changed by a new director, Joss Whedon. Then, in March 2021, a version fans wanted, called the Snyder cut, was released.
In 2016, there was talk of a new Superman movie with other directors interested. After Justice League, Cavill said he had one more Superman movie in his contract.
In 2015, he worked with Armie Hammer in a movie called The Man from U.N.C.L.E., directed by Guy Ritchie. In 2018, he was in Mission: Impossible – Fallout as August Walker and a thriller called Night Hunter. He’s also interested in playing James Bond after Daniel Craig.
Henry Cavill played Geralt of Rivia in the Netflix series “The Witcher” from 2019 to 2023, based on Andrzej Sapkowski’s books. He departed after the third season, and Liam Hemsworth took over.
Cavill was cast as Sherlock Holmes in a movie adaptation of “The Enola Holmes Mysteries” in June 2019 and will reprise the role in “Enola Holmes 2.”
He was announced as the lead in the “Highlander” reboot in May 2021 and joined the cast of Matthew Vaughn’s spy film “Argylle” in July 2021 – the movie is set to release in 2024. He’s also set to star in “The Rosie Project,” based on a book by Graeme Simsion.
Henry Cavill initially agreed to a one-time cameo as Superman in “Black Adam” but later confirmed his return for a “Man of Steel” sequel.
However, in December 2022, he announced his departure from the Superman role after discussions with new DC Studios executives. He may take on a different DC character.
Cavill will collaborate with director Guy Ritchie on a World War II spy film, “The Ministry of Ungentlemanly Warfare,” based on a true story.
He is also set to star in and produce projects related to the Warhammer 40,000 franchise after Amazon Studios acquired global rights in December 2022.
Henry Cavill resides in South Kensington, London. He was previously engaged to showjumper Ellen Whitaker from 2011 to 2012.
Cavill began practicing Brazilian jiu-jitsu in 2016 and supports the Jersey Rugby Club. He’s a fan of the NFL’s Kansas City Chiefs.
He’s a dedicated gamer, particularly on PC, and builds his gaming computers. The Witcher video game series inspired him to pursue the role of Geralt. He also enjoys the Total War and Warhammer 40,000 games.
Cavill is involved in wildlife conservation as a spokesman for the Durrell Wildlife Conservation Trust and supports The Royal Marines Charity. He has participated in charity events like the Royal Marines 1664 Challenge and The Gibraltar Rock Run 2014.
Henry Cavill Girlfriend
Henry Cavill’s current girlfriend is Natalie Viscuso, and he confirmed his relationship in April 2021. Viscuso is the vice president at Roy Lee’s Vertigo Entertainment, a Los Angeles-based production company behind Prime Video’s “Them: Covenant.”