The British actor Henry Cavill was born on 5th May 1983 in Jersey, UK, and was raised with four brothers. Most popularly known for playing Superman in the DCEU and the Geralt of Rivia in Netflix’s TheWitcher series, Henry Cavill was once the unluckiest actor in Hollywood. He lost out on roles to Christian Bale, Daniel Craig, and Brandon Routh in Batman, James Bond, and Superman, respectively.
Henry Cavill has appeared in several TV shows and movies since the early 2000s. His most notable roles include Man of Steel, The Immortals, The Witcher, Justice League, The Tudors, Enola Holmes, Mission Impossible: Fallout, and Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice. He has won the Golden Raspberry Award and MTV Movie Awards for his role as Clark Kent in DCEU. The 39-year-old actor has not tied the knot yet, but he was once engaged with Ellen Whitaker. After breaking it off with her, he dated MMA fighter Gina Carano and Kaley Cuoco in the past as well. In 2021, Henry Cavill made public his relationship with his girlfriend, Natalie Viscuso.
From a very young age, Henry Cavill wanted to pursue acting. He started in school plays before he was discovered at the age of 17 and cast for the Count of Monte Cristo in 2002. He continued working in several other smaller roles. Henry landed the leading role in The Tudors in 2007 at the age of 22. Then in 2011, DC signed him on as Superman. He was the first non-American actor to don the Cape in a reboot of the beloved comic book series.
Henry Cavill’s net worth
Currently, Henry Cavill has a net worth of around $40 Million. Although his beginning was humble, the actor has built quite a resume over the years. For the first season of The Witcher, Henry Cavill made somewhere around $3.2 Million. For the second installment of the Netflix fantasy series, Cavill got a whopping $1 Million dollars per episode.
Man of Steel was the film that gave Cavill global recognition. For his first appearance, the actor reportedly made $14 Million. For the two other sequels, it is speculated that he made around $20 Million. Man of Steel was a blockbuster and is the highest-grossing Superman film to date. Moreover, it also holds the title of the second-highest-grossing reboot right after Andrew Garfield’s The Amazing Spider-Man. The movie grossed around $669 Million worldwide. It had a budget of $225 Million.
Top movies and tv shows of Henry Cavill
Where to Watch
Man of Steel
Cavill’s first appearance as Superman. The movie follows the journey of a young man Clark Kent. After living on earth for years, Kent finds out his true identity and his superpowers. Now he has to save mankind against the invading forces.
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Batman V Superman: Dawn of Justice
The tense sequel to Man of Steel saw Batman and Superman go against each other. The people are concerned over Superman's alien powers and his motivations and thinks he is a threat. Agreeing Batman tries to him down. While Superman thinks Batman is impulsive and reckless. On other hand, Lex Luthor is plotting to destroy the mankind.
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Cavill plays Sherlock, the older brother of teenage detective, Enola Holmes. Enola embarks on a wild journey with twists and turns to find her missing mother. While doing so, she unearths a terrible conspiracy.
Geralt of Rivia, a mutant monster hunter, strives to find his place in a world where people are frequently more evil than creatures.
This Showtime drama focuses on the early years of King Henry VIII's nearly 40-year reign over England (1509-1547).
The Witcher season 2
The Witcher Season 2 is primarily on Ciri and her struggles with growing up, finding who she is and where her talents originate from, and dealing with sadness.
After Superman's sacrifice Batman teams up with Wonder Woman. They recruit a team of other metahumans to save the earth from a dark threat.
HBO Max, YouTube, Google Play Movies, Apple TV, Vudu, Amazon Prime Video.
The Witcher: A Look Inside the Episodes
Lauren S. Hissrich, developer of The Witcher, offers an in-depth look at the tales and concepts that drive the first season of The Witcher.
Sandcastle's narrative represents every woman's journey, from moth to butterfly, to reach out and find her own voice. The narrative of a rebel who breaks out from the cocoon of societal pressure to find her place in Hindu society.
Quick facts about Henry Cavill
Henry William Dalgliesh Cavill
6 Feet 1 Inches (1.85m)
Father: Colin Cavill
Mother: Marianne Dalgliesh
Girlfriend: Natalie Viscuso
Once Henry Cavill had to accompany his nephew to his school to stop kids from bullying him. His mustache also made quite the headlines. For the Justice League reshoots, DC had to digitally remove Cavill’s facial hair. He is the Ambassador for Durrell Wildlife Park and owns a British production house, Promethean Productions. Glamour Magazine gave him the Sexiest Man title in 2013.
Brands that Henry endorses
Henry Cavill has or has had endorsement deals with Dunhill, Glacéau Smartwater, Huawei, Muscle Tech, and No1 Botanicals.
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