Henry William Dalgliesh Cavill, was born in Saint Helier, Jersey, on May 5, 1983. The English actor kicked off his acting career in early 2002. His first major role was in a feature adaptation titled “The Count Of Monte Cristo.” The following year, the actor starred in another movie titled “I Capture The Castle.”
Being on the big screens was a big deal for Cavill and he did not stop yearning for the spotlight. The actor is subtle in many ways, but he is a goal-getter.
After his film in 2003, Cavill signed up for several television series, in which he was always singled out for his amazing acting prowess. Although, most of the roles in the series were supportive, Cavill was still a shiny star. He appeared on BBC’s “The Inspector Lynsey Mysteries” and “Showtime’s The Tudors.”
Moving his career up the ladder, Cavill started appearing in prominent Hollywood movies, and this was amazing as he became recognized for his effortless acting skills on set.
In 2006, fans were excited to know that Cavill was starring in “Tristan and Isolde,” a romantic drama that centered on the romantic history of Tristan and Isolde. The film featured the Dark ages, during the Roman Empire. In 2007, Cavill also started in “Blood Creek,” which was considered one of the economic movies of the century. After this, Cavill did not engage in any Hollywood film project, until 2011, when he appeared on the series titled “Immortals.”
In a way, Cavill has always proved to his fans that there is more to him than what they get to see on the screens.
One of his most prominent works, was taking up the character of a superhero in a film titled “Man Of Steel.” Other notable Hollywood films that Cavill featured in, include; “Mission: Impossible-Fallout.” “Batman v Superman: Dawn Of Justice” and “The Man From U.N.C.L.E.”
In 2019, the star actor was given the lead role in a series titled “The Witcher.”
Before his acting career commenced, Cavill lived a simple life with his four siblings and parents in Chanel Islands Jersey. His mother, worked as a bank secretary, while his father, earned his living from stockbroking.
Cavill was a student of St. Michael’s Preparatory School, then he proceeded to Stowe School, located at Stowe Buckinghamshire.
Speaking about his personal life, Cavill has always been tight-lipped about his personal affairs. He was once engaged to Ellen Whitaker, who is a show-jumper for England. Unfortunately, the duo decided to call the engagement off in 2012.
Henry Cavill has made a name for himself in the industry by appearing in several movies, so it is only normal that he is rich. Reports have revealed that the 36-year-old actor’s net worth, is calculated at $25 million.