Henry Cavill

Henry Cavill
Henry Cavill

Overview: Henry Biography and Movies

Henry Cavill was born on the Channel Island of Jersey in 1983, Henry Cavill’s journey to Hollywood stardom began with early roles in British television shows like “The Inspector Lynley Mysteries” and “Midsomer Murders.” His breakout role came as the dashing Duke of Suffolk, Charles Brandon, in Showtime’s historical drama “The Tudors.” This captivating performance catapulted him to international fame and established him as a leading man with undeniable charisma and screen presence.

However, it was his portrayal of the iconic Superman in Zack Snyder’s “Man of Steel” and subsequent DC Extended Universe films that truly cemented Cavill’s place in the superhero genre. His chiseled physique, brooding good looks, and genuine portrayal of Clark Kent/Superman resonated with audiences worldwide, solidifying his status as a global superstar.

But Cavill’s talents extend far beyond tights and capes. He took on a challenging yet rewarding role as the monster hunter Geralt of Rivia in Netflix’s fantasy series “The Witcher,” showcasing his versatility and ability to handle complex characters and demanding action sequences. His portrayal of Sherlock Holmes in the “Enola Holmes” films further demonstrated his range, revealing a comedic side that complements his well-known dramatic presence.

Beyond the screen, Cavill is a passionate gamer, known for his love of World of Warcraft and Warhammer. He is also a dedicated dog lover, actively supporting animal charities and raising awareness for animal welfare causes. Though he maintains a private life, his genuine nature and genuine interest in his craft have endeared him to fans worldwide.

As Cavill continues to navigate the ever-changing landscape of Hollywood, one thing remains certain: his talent, dedication, and unwavering passion for his craft promise a long and illustrious career filled with diverse and captivating performances. He is a true Superman of the screen, whose journey from Jersey to Hollywood royalty is an inspiration for aspiring actors and fans alike.

BornMay 5, 1983
BirthplaceSaint Helier, Jersey
Birth NameHenry William Dalgliesh Cavill
NicknamesHenna, Hank, Man of Steel, The Witcher, Superman
Height6 ft 1 in
SpouseAmerican stuntwoman Susie Amis (2011-2018)
ParentsColin Richard Cavill, Marianne (Dalgliesh)

Net Worth and Earnings

Henry Cavill Man of Steel Henry Cavill is a British actor who is best known for his roles in The Tudors, Man of Steel, and The Witcher. He made his professional acting debut in the BBC’s Midsomer Murders in 2002 and went on to star in several other films and television series before landing the role of Charles Brandon in The Tudors in 2007. Cavill has earned a significant amount of money from his acting career. His net worth is estimated to be $50 million.

Earnings from Movies

Man of Steel2013$14 million
Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice2016$14 million
Justice League2017$14 million
Mission: Impossible – Fallout2018$14 million
The Witcher (Season 1)2019$400,000 per episode
Enola Holmes2020$6 million
The Witcher (Season 2)2021$1 million per episode


Teen Choice Award for Choice Breakout TV Star2008The Tudors
Empire Award for Best Actor (TV)2010The Tudors
MTV Movie & TV Award for Best Hero2014Man of Steel
Saturn Award for Best Actor in a Television Series – Fantasy
2020The Witcher