Doctor Strange 2 or Doctor Strange In The Multiverse of Madness became the highest-grossing film of the year during its opening weekend and the second in times of pandemic , according to analysts from Exhibitor Relations, with an estimated gross of $185 million dollars .
Although six years have passed since the premiere of the first part, the main character had several important appearances in other films of the Marvel Cinematic Universe, so he was not inactive and arrived just in time to turn around the new stage of superheroes.
Benedict Cumberbatch reprised his starring role as Stephen Strange, a character who has had remarkable development since the beginning, when he used to be an arrogant neurosurgeon and turned into a superhero.
How much did Benedict Cumberbatch earn as Doctor Strange?
According to estimates by The Richest , in 2019 Cumberbatch doubled the earnings he made in 2015, valued at $5 million, when it was reported that reprising his role as Doctor Stephen Strange would earn him up to $8 million.
Box office bonuses would be added to this last figure, the values of these have not been revealed, according to Just Jared.
For his recent appearance in Spiderman: No Way Home he received a starting payment of $1 million dollars.
Fortune of Benedict Cumberbatch
So far it is known that the Sherlock Holmes actor has a fortune valued at $40 million dollars, which he has built since his beginnings in large film, television, radio and theatre productions, back in 2001.
His first leading role came in 2007 with the film Atonement, and was followed by successes such as The Other Boleyn Girl and the BBC series Sherlock between 2010 and 2017, the same program earned him six Primetime Emmy Award nominations , of which he won one.
Throughout his career in Hollywood productions, he has participated in several that were nominated for the Academy such as 12 Years as a Slave, Star Trek: Into Darkness, The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug and The Imitation Game.
What does Benedict Cumberbatch spend his fortune on?
Although he could indulge in life luxuries, vacations and any taste without skimping, much of his wealth goes to philanthropy .
Celebrity Net Worth highlights that the actor is an ambassador for The Prince’s Trust, he supports various organizations that focus on supporting and rescuing disadvantaged youth around the world such as Odd Arts, Anno’s Africa and Dramatic Need.
Likewise, for years he has been involved in other charities such as the Motor Neurone Disease Association, The Willow Foundation and the Thomas Coram Foundation for Children.
Other causes he supports are Save The Children, Save Soho and Cancer Research UK.