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Benedict Wong

Published On Fri Nov 29 2019   Modified On Fri Nov 29 2019
Benedict Wong

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Full NameBenedict Wong
First NameBenedict
Last NameWong
Birth Name黄凯旋,
Other Name黃凱旋,黄凯旋
ProfessionActor
NationalityEnglish/British
EthnicityAsian
Birth CityEccles, Lancashire
Birth CountryEngland
Gender IdentityMale
Sexual OrientationStraight
HoroscopeCancer
Marital StatusSingle
AwardsBritish Independent Film Awards Nomination In 2002,West End Frame award Nomination 2013
FilmographyAnnihilation,Avengers: Infinity War,Avengers: Endgame,Gemini Man,Read The Bio For Details
EducationSalford Drama School
ReligionBenedict Wong isn't religious
Height177.8 cm
Weight89 kg
Networth$3 M
Twitter Profile
Insta Profile
Wiki Profile
Date of BirthJuly 3,1971
Age49 years

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    of Benedict Wong

    What is Benedict Wong marital status ?Single
    What is the height of Benedict Wong?177.8 cm
    What is the weight of Benedict Wong?89 kg

    Who Is Benedict Wong?

    When people bring up the topic about Netflix series Marko Polo, people vividly remember two charterers, Lorenzo Richelmy who played Marko and Benedict Wong who played Kublai Khan in two seasons long Marko Polo series.

    Other than portraying the larger than life character of the Mongol emperor, Wong also appeared in The Marvel Cinematic Universe, in Doctor Strange (2016), Avengers: Infinity War (2018), and Avengers: Endgame (2019) as Master Wong.

     Benedict Wong As Kublai Khan In Marko Polo
     Benedict Wong Shooting for Kublai Khan's role In Marko Polo

    The British actor recently appeared in Will Smith Starter Gemini Man as Baron.

     Benedict Wong, Mary Elizabeth Winstead, and Will Smith
     Benedict Wong in Gemini Man with Mary Elizabeth Winstead, and Will Smith 

    Additionally, two of his movies Lady and the Tramp and Nine Days are in its post-production phase.

    Why Is Benedict Wong Famous?

    Benedict Wong is famous for portraying Wong In the Marvel Cinematic Universe. Additionally, the British-Asian actor is famous in all Europian, Asian, and American Milineals as The Great Kublai Khan of Mongolia in Netflix's most expensive series so far "Marko Polo".

    Benedict Wong Cartoon as "Kublai Khan"
    Benedict Wong Chinese Style Drawing as "Kublai Khan"

    The actor's role as the Mongol Emperor was praised by all viewers and critics simultaneously and the historical drama has finally put Wong into the limelight.

    Benedict Wong Early Life, Education, Parents, & Siblings

    Benedict Wong is an Asian actor from England. He was born on 3 July 1971 in Eccles, Lancashire, England to parents Hong Kong, born parents who emigrated to the United Kingdom via Ireland. The information about his siblings isn't out yet.

    He is a De La Salle high-school 6th grade and studied Weaste Lane, Salford after high school and took a two-year performing arts course at Salford City College.

    He is a huge football fan and as he grew up in Salford and also attended college there, Wong is a huge Manchester United supporter.

    Benedict Wong Career Highlights & Acting

    Four years after graduating Salford City College, Benedict  Wong got his first role in 1993 in BBC Radio play called Kai Mei Sauce, alongside Sean Lock. Then he did two-staged comedy shows with writer Kevin Wong such as 15 Storeys High, and Look Around You. 

    Later in 2007, Wong again appeared in a British comedy film Grow Your Own which was his first-ever big-screen appearance. Then Benedict did a few TV roles such as in one episode of a comedy series IT Crowd.

    Wong then appeared in a political thriller film Shanghai as Juso Kita alongside actors such as John Cusack, Gong Li, and Chow Yun-fatthe, the movie was released in October 2, 2015, five years after its release in China in 2010.

    Wong on 22 January 2010, appeared in a children's series Spirit Warriors as a villain in its first episode A Warrior is Born.

    In 2012, Wong appeared as a ship's pilot Ravela, in a Ridley Scott film Prometheus. Wong then returned to theater acting in 2013 in the lead role as Ai WeiWei in #aww: The Arrest of Ai WeiWei. The theatrical was aired in the Hampstead Theatre. 

    The same year, he also did another theater-role in Chimerica. Similarly, in 2013, Wong portrayed a gangster named Lau in a BBC Two comedy-drama The Wrong Mans.

    'Benedict Wong In the Netflix series Marco Polo As Kublai Khan'

    Benedict Wong As The Great Kublai Khan

    Wong played the Mongol King Kublai Khan in the Netflix series Marco Polo in 2014 for 2 seasons (20 episodes) till 2016.

    The following year in 2017, he co-starred Matt Damond in The Martian playing the director of the Jet Propulsion Lab.

    In 2016, he appeared in Netflix's Black Mirror, playing Shaun Li, an agent with the National Crime Agency in one of its episodes "Hated in the Nation".

    As a part om The Marvel Cinematic Universe, he played Master Wong in Doctor Strange released in 2016, followed by 2017s Avengers: Infinity War, Avengers: Endgame.

    Master Wong In The Avengers: Endgame.
    Benedict Wong As Master Wong In The Avengers: Endgame

    Additionally, he voiced the character of Alex Yu in Arkane Studios's game, Prey in 2018 and also appeared as scientist Lomax in 2018 science fiction horror film Annihilation. Similarly, Benedict Wong, also appeared in a Si-Fy series Deadly Class as Master Linn the same year.

    Recently, in 2019, Wong voiced a Netflix-animation series The Dark Crystal: Age of Resistance.

    Benedict Wong's Net Worth Is $3 Million

    Successful British actor Benedict Wong's current net worth is at $3 million. As one of the integral part of Netflix series Marko Polo, actor Wong has left a lasting impression on all viewers and his stars are surely on a rise, which points that he is now bagging bigger and better roles in Hollywood.

    Benedict Wong In Doctor Strange
    Benedict Wong In Action
    PC Doctor Strange

    For his role in Marko Polo, Benedict received around $200 thousand per episode, as the second highest paid actor behind Lorenzo Richelmy. After deducting 30% of taxes, he bagged around $2.8 million in 20 episodes of Marko Polo.

     Benedict Wong In Marvel's Doctor Strange
    Benedict Wong's First Appearance As Master Wong In Marvel's Doctor Strange

    Here is a list of successful Benedict Wong movies and their Box Office Collection

    MovieYearProduction BudgetBox-Office Collection
    Kiss Kiss Bang Bang2001$4.3 million$15 Million (+)
    Shanghai2010-9.1 million
    Johnny English Reborn2010$45 million$160,078,586
    Prometheus 2012$130,000,000 $403,354,469
    Doctor Strange2016$165,000,000$677,718,395
    Avengers Infinity War2018$316 million$2,048,359,754
    Avengers: Endgame2019$356 million$2,797,800,564
    Gemini Man2019$138,000,000$172,475,091

    Additionally, Wong earns from various theatricals and TV shows.

    Is Benedict Wong Dating Someone?

    Benedict Wong in Marko Polo was seen hovering over some of the most beautiful Asian Actresses and was committed to one woman Empress-Queen Chabi played by Joan Chen.

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    But in real life, Wong has concealed his love interest away from the media world. Even in his social media, Benedict is seen hanging out with his actor friends. 

    Additionally, he isn't shy to give pictures away to his admirers be it in a restaurant or a subway! 

    However, as per many tabloids, Benedict Wong is currently single and Doctor Strange's side kick isn't dating anyone recently.

    Benedict Wong Fact Table

    DOBJune 3, 1971
    Age48 years
    Height5 Ft 10 In
    Weight197 Lbs/ 89 kgs
    EthnicityChinese/Asian
    NationalityBritish
    Eyes & HairBlack
    Chinese Name 黃凱旋 / 黄凯旋
    Show Size10 US
    Net Worth$3 million