Meet Hal Auden Cumberbatch, Benedict Cumberbatch’s Son

Hal Auden Cumberbatch (born on March 3, 2017; Age: 7 years old) is the son of Benedict Cumberbatch, the famous British actor, and his wife, Sophie Hunter.

Due to his star kid status, Hal Auden is a subject of curiosity, most especially for Benedict Cumberbath’s fans. Many would love to know if he will follow in his parent’s footsteps or otherwise. Read this article to find out all the answers you need regarding the life of Benedict Cumberbatch’s son, Hal Auden Cumberbatch.

Summary of Hal Auden Cumberbatch’s Bio

  • Full name: Hal Auden Cumberbatch
  • Gender: Male
  • Date of birth: March 3rd, 2017
  • Hal Auden Cumberbatch’s Age: 7 years old
  • Ethnicity: English
  • Nationality: British
  • Zodiac Sign: Pisces
  • Sexual Orientation: Straight
  • Religion: Christian
  • Marital Status: Single
  • Hal Auden Cumberbatch’s Parents: Benedict Cumberbatch and Sophie Hunter
  • Siblings: Christopher Carlton Cumberbatch and Finn Cumberbatch
  • Famous for: Being one of Benedict Cumberbatch’s sons

Hal Auden Cumberbatch Was Born In March 2017

Hal Auden Cumberbatch came into this world on March 3, 2017, as he was born to his mother, Sophie Hunter, and father, Benedict Cumberbatch. Hal Cumberbatch, by birth, belongs to English ancestry and is a British national, while his zodiac sign is Pisces.

His father, by profession, is a known British actor famous for his role as Dr. Strange in the Marvel Universe. His mother is also a popular theatre director and former actress known for her performance in numerous movies and TV shows.

From the information gathered, the celebrity kid comes from a lineage of entertainers, as his paternal grandparents, Timothy Carlton, and Wanda Ventham, are both famous English entertainers.

Hal Auden Cumberbatch

He Has Two Siblings With Whom He is Growing Up

Hal Auden has two siblings, an elder brother named Christopher Carlton Cumberbatch, born on June 1st, 2015, and a younger brother named Finn Cumberbatch, born in 2019.

Hal shares a close bond with his siblings, and they are always seen together playing. He is also close to his parents and is seen hanging out with them on various occasions. The family currently lives in their beautiful home on the southern fringes of Hampstead Heath.

Talking about his education, there is no information available on the educational institution Hal is attending. But since he was born into wealth and affluence, we can state for sure that the celebrity kid is living his best life and is enrolled in a prestigious school in his locality or is being home-schooled like most rich kids.

Hal Auden’s Parents are Famous in the Entertainment Industry

Hal Auden’s parents, Benedict Cumberbatch and Sophie Hunter, are both well-recognized for their careers in the entertainment Industry. His father, Benedict Timothy Carlton Cumberbatch, is a well-known English actor who is popular for his exceptional acting skill and portrayal of the character Sherlock Holmes in the movie project Sherlock from 2010 to 2017.

The British actor was born on 19th July 1976 in London, England, to his parents, Timothy Carlton, and Wanda Ventham. Hal Auden’s father began his career as an actor in 1999 and has since then starred in more than 60 movies and TV shows.

Hal’s father experienced a major boost in his career after playing Dr. Strange in the Marvel Cinematic Universe. Some of his other notable movies include Avengers: Endgame, Avengers: Infinity War, Star Trek Into Darkness, The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey, The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug, 12 Years A Slave, Black Mass, Doctor Strange (2016) and Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness (2022) and many others.

Hal Auden’s father’s career so far has been successful, and the actor has won several awards and has also been nominated for many. He has won the British Academy Television Award, Primetime Emmy Award, and Laurence Olivier Award. The actor has also been nominated for two Academy Awards, two British Academy Film Awards, and four Golden Globe Awards.

Hal Auden Cumberbatch

Similarly, Hal Auden Cumberbatch’s mother, Sophie Hunter, is also in the entertainment industry. She is a popular English playwright, theatre director, and also a former actress.

Hal Auden’s mother in 2007, made her directorial debut in directing The Terrific Electric at the Barbican Pit. Not only that, the former actress has gone further to direct various projects such as The Turn of the Screw, Off-Off-Broadway, and Phaedra. Sophie Hunter also showcased her acting skills by featuring in some TV series such as Midsomer Murders (2004), Mumbai Calling (2007), and Torchwood (2009).

They Got Married in 2014 and are Still Together

Hal Auden’s Cumberbatch’s parents are still together. Benedict Cumberbatch and Sophie Hunter met each other for the first time in 2009 while they were both working on set filming the thriller film Burlesque Fairytales.

The pair became friends, after which they started dating. The couple was first seen together at the French Open in June of 2014, and nothing was heard of them until a few months later when they surprised fans with the announcement of their engagement on November 2014.

Taking the next step in their relationship, the duo exchanged marital vows on Valentine’s Day (14th of February 2015) at St. Peter and St. Paul church in Mottistone, England. They had a simple wedding ceremony attended by close family members and friends.

The couple has since been enjoying marital bliss and is still married and living together as husband and wife. Since their marriage in 2015, they have welcomed three sons together named Christopher Carlton, Hal Auden, and Finn Cumberbatch.

Regardless of how busy their work schedules are, Hal’s parents ensure they create time for him and his brothers and raise them properly to be gentlemen.

Hal Could Follow his Parent’s Footsteps into Entertainment 

Hal Auden is yet to take on a career path as he is still young and under the care of his father. Many fans are, however, tempted to speculate that the young star will follow in his parent’s footsteps in terms of a career which happens in most cases.

When Hal comes of age and is ready to take on a career path, we believe he will get the support of his parents and siblings on whichever career path he chooses. As we already know, Hal Auden Cumberbatch is still a kid and under his parent’s care. As a result, he is not yet of age to start working and earning an income for himself. However, the celebrity kid lives a life of comfort and luxury, all thanks to his parent’s wealth.

His father, Benedict Cumberbatch, according to sources, has a whooping net worth estimated to be $40 million, which is gotten from his career as an actor. In contrast, his mother, Sarah Hunt, on the other hand, has a massive $12 million net worth which has earned from her career as a theatre director, former actress, and as a writer.

Hugo Wright
Hugo Wright
Hugo has extensive professional writing experience and has been writing and editing articles on multiple platforms for several years now. Away from work, he is a football addict who loves to catch up on his favourite pastimes.


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