Henry Cavill is a British actor. He began his career with roles in the feature adaptations of The Count of Monte Cristo and I Capture the Castle. Cavill gained prominence and international fame for portraying Superman in the DC Extended Universe, starring in Man of Steel, Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice and Justice League. He went on to star in the action spy film Mission: Impossible Fallout.

Birth Name

Henry William Dalgliesh Cavill


Hank, Henners, Most Dashing Duke





Personal Life

Birthday / Date of Birth

Henry Cavill was born on May 05, 1983, in Jersey, Channel Islands, United Kingdom.


He is currently 35 years old.


South Kensington, London, England

Sun Sign





Roman Catholicism


Henry attended St. Michael’s Preparatory School in Saint Saviour, Jersey and after that studied in a boarding school in Stowe School in Stowe, England.

Family Details

  • Father – Colin (Stockbroker)

  • Mother – Marianne (Bank Secretary)
  • Siblings – Charlie Cavill, Simon Cavill, Piers Cavill, Nik Cavill. All are brothers

Marital Status



Girlfriend / Spouse

Henry Cavill has dated –

  • Ellen Whitaker (2009-2012) – Ellen and Cavill met during International Horse Show in Olympia. She had no idea about him, who he was. But, the English show-jumper, Ellen started to gradually like Henry and started dating him. The duo engaged in May 2011, which she announced on 4 May. But, the following year, they broke up, which was reported on 18 August, 2012.
  • Gina Carano (2012-2014) – After breaking with fiancee Ellen Whitaker, Henry met with the former martial artist, Gina Carano on August 4, 2012, and became an item ever since. They broke in December 2014.
  • Kaley Cuoco (2013) – He had a fling with Big Bang star, Kaley Cuoco. They hardly dated for 2 weeks. They became an item on June 30, 2013, and dated until July 11, 2013.

Physical Statistics


  • In feet – 6 feet 1 inches
  • In centimeters – 185 cm
  • In meters – 1.85 m


  • In Kilograms – 92 kg
  • In Pounds – 203 lbs

Body Measurements

  • Measurements – 47-18-36
  • Chest – 47 inches
  • Biceps – 18 inches
  • Waist – 36 inches

Body Build


Eye Color


Hair Color

Dark Brown

Shoe Size

He wears a size 11.5 (US) shoe.



Professional Statistics

Famous For

Playing the role of Superman/Clark Kent in the 2013 film Man of Steel. He has also done the portrayal of Charles Brandon, 1st Duke of Suffolk on the Showtime series The Tudors from 2007 to 2010. His work in the movies like Immortals and Stardust have also been appreciated.

Film Debut

He had first appeared in the 2001 film Laguna for his role as Thomas Aprea. It was a starring role.

Television Debut

In 2002, Henry guest appeared in BBC’s The Inspector Lynley Mysteries for his role as Chas Quilter in an episode titled “Well-Schooled in Murder”.

Brand Endorsements

Cavill was chosen as the spokesmodel for Dunhill fragrances in 2008.

Awards & Nominations

Year Award Category Nominated Work Result
2012 NewNowNext Award Cause You’re Hot The Tudors Nominated
2013 Cause You’re Hot Man of Steel Nominated
Teen Choice Award Choice Summer Movie Star: Male Nominated
Choice Liplock Nominated
2014 Critics’ Choice Movie Award Best Actor in an Action Movie Nominated
MTV Movie Awards Best Hero Won
2016 Teen Choice Award Choice Movie Actor: Sci-Fi/Fantasy Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice Nominated
Choice Liplock Nominated
2017 Kids’ Choice Awards Favorite Movie Actor Nominated
Favorite Butt-Kicker Nominated
Favorite Frenemies Nominated
Razzie Awards Worst Actor Nominated
Worst Screen Combo Won
2018 Teen Choice Awards Choice Action Movie Actor Justice League Nominated

Henry Cavill Favorites

  • Favorite Actors – Mel Gibson, Russell Crowe
  • Favorite Movie – Gladiator (2000)
  • Favorite Accessory – Brown Leather Jacket
  • Favorite Sport – Football

Henry Cavill Net worth

Henry Cavill’s net worth is estimated to be $20 million dollars as of 2019. The actor currently resides in South Kensington, London.

Social Media Profiles

Some Lesser Known Facts About Henry Cavill

  • Henry is a multi-linguist who can speak nine different languages including Nepalese, French, Russian, Italian and German.
  • He is a huge fan of rugby but no longer plays due to some injuries.
  • He has an interest in Ancient History, especially in Egyptology, Greek, and Ancient Rome. If he weren’t an actor, he would have joined the armed forces.
  • He is the third Britisher (after Christian Bale, who played Batman and Andrew Garfield, who played Spiderman) to play American superhero role.
  • Henry is close friends with actors Luke Evans, Jason Momoa, Luca Calvani and Armie Hammer.
  • He is a fan of the American football team the Kansas City Chiefs.
  • In 2013, he was included in British Glamour magazine’s “World’s Sexiest Men” list, and the same year, he was named “The 100 Sexiest Movie Stars 2013” by Empire magazine.
  • He is a huge fan of video games. He was too busy playing World of Warcraft! when he received a call from Zack Snyder, the director of Man of Steel (2013).
  • In August 2014, Cavill took part in an Ice Bucket Challenge in support of the ALS Association, where he was soaked with six large buckets of water while wearing his full Superman costume.
  • Henry won the MTV Movie Award for Best Hero for his portrayal of the character of Clark Kent/Superman in‘Man of Steel’ in 2014.
  • In 2018, Cavill started practicing Brazilian jiu-jitsu, having been seen training at Roger Gracie’s academy in London.


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