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Ben Kingsley Biography
Ben Kingsley was born on December 31, 1943, in Yorkshire, England, UK. He is an Oscar-winning English actor. Similarly, he became first known and is still widely known for his role as Mahatma Gandhi in the 1982 film Gandhi. Moreover, the role even earned him the Academy Award for Best Actor.
Likewise, he has appeared in many films including, Schindler’s List (1993), Twelfth Night (1996), Sexy Beast (2000), House of Sand and Fog (2003), Lucky Number Slevin (2006), Shutter Island (2010), Prince of Persia: The Sands of Time (2010), Hugo (2011), The Dictator (2012) and Iron Man 3 (2013).
Regarding his family, his father’s name is Rahimtulla Harji Bhanji whereas his mother’s name is Anna Lyna Mary Goodman.
He attended t Manchester Grammar School.
Kingsley stands at a height of 5 feet 8 inches and weighs around 74 KG. Additionally, he has dark brown eyes and a bald head.
He is currently married to Brazilian actress Daniela Lavender. The couple tied the knot on 3 September 2007.
He was previously married to actress Angela Morant with whom he welcomed two children Thomas Bhanji and Jasmin Bhanji. The actor also got married to director Alison Sutcliffe, welcoming two sons: Edmund Kingsley and Ferdinand Kingsley. Besides, he was married to Alexandra Christmann for a couple of years.
Kingsley has an estimated net worth of $ 40 million.
- Full Name: Sir Ben Kingsley
- Real Name: Krishna Pandit Bhanji
- Profession: Actor
- Age: 76
- Birth Date: December 31, 1943
- Birth Place: Yorkshire, England, UK
- Zodiac Sign: Capricorn
- Nationality: British
- Father’s Name: Rahimtulla Harji Bhanji
- Mother’s Name: Anna Lyna Mary Goodman
- Height: 5 feet 8 inches
- Weight: 74 Kg
- Hair Color: Bald
- Eye Color: Dark Brown
- Net Worth: $ 40 million