Ben Kingsley

Quick Facts

Real Name/Full Name Krishna Pandit Bhanji
Celebrated Name: Sir Ben Kingsley
Birth Place: Yorkshire, England
Date Of Birth/Birthday: 31 December 1943
Age/How Old: 78 years old
Height/How Tall: In Centimeters – 173 cm
In Feet and Inches – 5’ 8”
Weight: In Kilograms – 78 kg
In Pounds – 171 lbs
Eye Color: Brown
Hair Color: Bald
Parents Name: Father: Rahimtulla Harji Bhanji
Mother: Anna Lyna Mary Goodman
Siblings: N/A
School: Manchester Grammar School
College: University of Salford
Religion: N/A
Nationality: British
Zodiac Sign:  Capricorn
Gender: Male
Sexual Orientation: Straight
Marital Status: Married
Girlfriend: N/A
Wife/Spouse Name: Angela Morant (m. 1966-1976), Alison Sutcliffe (m. 1978-1992), Alexandra Christmann (m. 2003-2005), Daniela Lavender (m. 2007)
Kids/Children Name: Yes (4)
Profession: Actor
Net Worth: $60 million

Sir Ben Kingsley is an actor from the United Kingdom. He has won multiple awards throughout the course of his five-decade career, including an Academy Award, a British Academy Film Award, two Golden Globe Awards, a Screen Actors Guild Award, and a Grammy Award.

What is the Net worth of Ben Kingsley?

Sir Ben Kingsley is an English actor who has starred in a slew of films, theatre productions, and television shows over his illustrious career. Ben Kingsley is a multi-millionaire with a net worth of $60 million.

Ben Kingsley Net Worth Trend

Net Worth in 2021 $60 Million
Net Worth in 2020 $60 Million
Net Worth in 2019 $57 Million
Net Worth in 2018 $55 Million
Net Worth in 2017 $50 Million
Net Worth in 2016 $48.2 Million

He starred in “As You Like It,” “Much Ado About Nothing,” “The Tempest,” and “Hamlet,” among other plays, since joining the Royal Shakespeare Company in 1967. Kingsley is most known for his Oscar-winning performance as Gandhi in “Gandhi,” as well as his roles in “Schindler’s List,” “Sexy Beast,” and “House of Sand and Fog.”

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 Early Years and Childhood

Ben was a Manchester Grammer School student. Actor Robert Powell was a classmate of Kingsley’s. He received his education at Pendleton College. The artist developed his love for acting in college. In 1967, the actor made his stage debut. The artist joined the Royal Shakespeare Company and spent 15 years there. Ben made his Broadway debut in A Midsummer Night’s Dream, a play by William Shakespeare.

Krishna Bhanji changed his name to Ben Kingsley after achieving prominence as a theater performer. His old name could have hampered his career.

Name Krishna Pandit Bhanji
Net Worth (2022) $60 Million
Profession Actor
Monthly Income And Salary $400,000 +
Yearly Income And Salary $4 Million +
Last Updated 2022

Personal Experiences

Ben Kingsley has been married four times throughout his life. He married Angela Morant in 1976, and the couple divorced in 1976. Thomas Bhanji and Jasmin Bhanji are the names of Angles and Ben’s two children. He married Alison Sutcliffe for the second time and divorced in 1992. Edmund Kingsley and Ferdinand Kingsley are his two sons.

The actor married Alexandra Christmann in 2003. His third marriage did not work out, and he and his third wife split in 2005. In North Leigh, Oxfordshire, on September 3, 2007, the artist married actress Daniela Lavender.

Age, height, and weight

Ben Kingsley, who was born on December 31, 1943, is 78 years old as 2022. He stands 5 feet 8 inches tall and weighs 74 kilograms.

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Fear is the Key, his first film, was released in 1972. The film is based on Alistair Maclean’s novel. Around the same time, the actor appeared in a number of television series. He was a part of the long-running program Crown Court. Ben has a role as a British Poet in the BBC historical drama The Love School.


Over the next decade, the actor worked in both television and film. In 1976, Ben starred in the television series Dickens of London. During this time, he begins to prepare for a role that will propel him to new heights in his career. In 1982, the actor portrayed Mohandas Gandhi in the film Gandhi. For his role in the film, he earned multiple honors.

Following the popularity of the picture, he went on to work in a number of additional films, including Turtle Diary, Maurice, and Bugsy. In 1993, the actor starred in the critically acclaimed drama film Schindler’s List. Ben’s character was well-liked by the audience. In 1990, the actor appeared in Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street.

In 2001, the artist worked on the blockbuster television movie Anne Frank. Throughout the 2000s, the actor appeared in a number of additional films, including Mrs. Harris, The Sopranos, and You Kill Me. In 2010, he appeared in the thriller Shutter Island. He collaborated with Leonardo DiCaprio and Mark Ruffalo on the film. The actor starred as the villain in Marvel’s Iron Man 3 in 2013. The movie’s protagonist was well-liked by the audience. He was a voice actor in the animated film The Jungle Book.

Achievements & Awards

For his work in films and television, the iconic actor received numerous honors. He won numerous honors, including the Academy Award for Best Actor, the BAFTA Award for Best Actor in a Leading Role, the Golden Globe Award for Best Actor, the Saturn Award for Best Actor, and numerous others.


Frequently Asked Questions

What is the net worth of Ben Kingsley?

Ben Kingsley’s total net worth is around $60 Million.

What is the age of Ben Kingsley?

Currently, Ben Kingsley is 78 years old (31 December 1943).

What is the Salary of Ben Kingsley?

Ben Kingsley earns an estimated salary of $4 Million + Per Year.

What is the Height of Ben Kingsley?

The Height of Ben Kingsley is 1.73 m.

What is the name of Ben Kingsley’s wife?

Currently Ben Kingsley is married to Daniela Lavender (m. 2007).