Read the complete write-up of Charlie Cox net worth, age, wife, children, height, family, parents, movies, tv shows as well as other information you need to know.
Charlie Cox is an English actor. He is best known for portraying Matt Murdock in the movie Daredevil in the Marvel Cinematic Universe (MCU) media franchise, appearing in the Netflix series Daredevil (2015–2018) and The Defenders (2017), and in a cameo appearance in the feature film Spider-Man: No Way Home (2021).
Cox also portrayed Jonathan Hellyer Jones in the 2014 film The Theory of Everything and Owen Sleater in the second and third seasons of HBO’s Boardwalk Empire (2011–2012). His breakout role was as Tristan Thorn in the 2007 fantasy film Stardust, one of a series of roles he had during the first decade of his career in predominantly British films, television series, and theatre productions.
He made his West End debut the next year in a revival of the Harold Pinter plays The Lover and The Collection. Following his successes on-screen in the 2010s, he acted in a 2019 stage production of Harold Pinter’s Betrayal, first in the West End and then on Broadway.
|Net Worth||$5 million|
Charlie Thomas Cox was born on December 15, 1982 (age 39 years) in London, United Kindom. He is the youngest of five children, he grew up in East Sussex. He is the son of Patricia Harley and Andrew Frederick Seaforth Cox, a publisher. He has one brother, Toby (born 1974) and three half-siblings from his father’s first marriage: Emma, Zoe and Oliver.
Cox was raised Catholic and was educated at two independent boarding schools: Ashdown House School in the village of Forest Row in East Sussex, and Sherborne School in the market town of Sherborne in Dorset. Growing up, Cox did not consider a career in acting and seriously considered it only during his last few years of school. After graduating from Sherborne in 2001, he moved to London and began training at the Bristol Old Vic Theatre School in Bristol the following year.
Charlie Cox was cast in his first significant professional role at age eighteen in the psychological thriller Dot the i, released in 2003. Following filming, he enrolled at the Bristol Old Vic Theatre School. In the summer following his first year of study, He was cast as Lorenzo in the 2004 Al Pacino vehicle The Merchant of Venice, breaking the school’s policy of not allowing students to audition for outside productions. He eventually decided not to return to school and continued working, appearing in guest spots on TV and supporting roles in movies like the 2005 historical drama Casanova and the 2006 BBC sci-fi film A for Andromeda.
Check Out: Jon Bernthal net worth
Cox’s breakout role was as the main protagonist, Tristan Thorn, in the 2007 fantasy film Stardust which he starred in opposite Claire Danes. The film was successful with both critics and audiences globally and introduced Cox to a wider audience. He made his West End debut the following year in Harold Pinter’s The Lover/The Collection at the Ambassadors Theatre in London. It began previews on 15 January 2008 and opened on 29 January.
He was next seen in the 2008 film Stone of Destiny as Ian Hamilton, and the 2009 historical drama Glorious 39, which were widely released in the United Kingdom. In 2010 he had the title role in Kleist’s The Prince of Homburg at the Donmar Warehouse in London. In September that year, he played the closeted gay Duke of Crowborough in the first episode of the ITV drama series Downton Abbey. In 2011 he played St. Josemaría Escrivá in the Roland Joffé film There Be Dragons and Ishmael in Encore’s Moby Dick miniseries.
In 2011, he signed on for a recurring role in the second season of the Martin Scorsese-produced HBO original series Boardwalk Empire as Owen Sleater, an Irish enforcer with ties to the IRA. His character became a regular for the series’ third season, broadcast in September 2012. He received a Screen Actors Guild Award as part of the ensemble in 2011, and another nomination the following year.
In 2013 Charlie Cox starred in the independent film Hello Carter and in the BBC Cold War thriller Legacy. He had lead roles in two unproduced CBS TV pilots: a political drama titled The Ordained in February 2013, and an untitled Wall Street show executive-produced by John Cusack in February 2014. At the end of 2013, production began on the film The Theory of Everything, where Cox portrays Jonathan Hellyer Jones, the second husband of Jane Hawking. The film premiered at the Toronto International Film Festival in September 2014 and was nominated for Best Picture at the 2015 Academy Awards.
Charlie Cox portrayed Matt Murdock in Marvel’s Daredevil TV series as well as the 2017 team-up miniseries event The Defenders, produced and released through Netflix. His performance was praised and given a Helen Keller Achievement Award for his role by the American Foundation for the Blind. It was announced that Cox had been given the role in May 2014, and later reported that Marvel had considered him for it since 2012. Production on the first season began in Summer 2014, and it premiered on Netflix in April 2015. It ran for three seasons and was produced over four years, concluding in late 2018.
Cox has said that, given the opportunity, he would be interested in reprising the role in a future project, also noting his contractual obligations by Marvel Studios to do so. Between filming seasons of Daredevil, Cox made his New York theater debut co-starring in the off-Broadway production of Incognito at the Manhattan Theatre Club.
In late 2017 it was announced that he had joined the cast of Stripped, a thriller produced by Lorenzo di Bonaventura, who also produced Cox’s early breakout film Stardust, but it was never produced. He also acted opposite Michael Caine, Jim Broadbent, Ray Winstone and others in the 2018 film King of Thieves, based on the true story of the 2015 Hatton Garden jewelry heist in London; it reunited him with James Marsh, who directed him in 2014’s The Theory of Everything.
Charlie Cox took the opportunity to star opposite Tom Hiddleston and Zawe Ashton in the West End production of Harold Pinter’s Betrayal which opened on 14 March 2019 and closed on 8 June after Daredevil abruptly ended. Cox was sought for the role by director Jaime Lloyd, who had previously directed him in the 2008 production of the Pinter play The Lover and The Collection. Betrayal transferred to Broadway with the original cast for a 17-week limited engagement, beginning previews on 14 August and closing on 8 December 2019.
Cox also took part in some of his friends’ projects. In late 2018 he acted in the short film The Knot, directed by Daredevil and The Defenders script supervisor Rebecca Schwab, and in a 2019 episode of Daredevil costar Deborah Ann Woll’s Dungeons and Dragons internet show Relics and Rarities.
Check Out: Andrew Garfield net worth
In Fall 2020, Cox began filming the RTE Dublin crime series Kin, where he stars with Aiden Gillen. The eight-part series was released on September 9, 2021, on AMC Plus in the US and Canada, and on September 12, 2021, on RTE in Ireland. In December 2021, Marvel Studios president Kevin Feige confirmed that Cox would reprise the role of Daredevil in the studio’s Marvel Cinematic Universe productions; his first project “remained to be seen” at that time. The first Marvel Studios production he appeared in was Spider-Man: No Way Home (2021), wherein Matt Murdock gives legal advice to Peter Parker for ostensibly murdering Mysterio.
Charlie Cox is married to Samantha Thomas, they had their wedding in September 2018. His wife is the Executive Vice President of Bron TV, with whom he has two children. At the time of their marriage, they both worked for Marvel Television, where Thomas was Vice President of Original Programming and Cox starred in Daredevil. The family lives in Connecticut. Cox has previously lived in New York City, Los Angeles, and in the Chelsea and Highbury neighborhoods of London.
Charlie Cox net worth
How much is Charlie Cox worth? Charlie Cox net worth is estimated at around $5 million. His main source of income is from his career as an actor. Cox successful career has earned him some luxurious lifestyles and some fancy cars trips. He is one of the richest and influential actors in the United Kingdom. However, Cox is close friends with actor Chris Obi. He is also good friends with actors Andrew Garfield, Eddie Redmayne, and Jamie Dornan, all of whom lived together at the start of their careers. He is a football fan and supports Arsenal F.C.