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Benedict Wong: Everything we know about the Sorcerer Supreme

Known for the role of Wong and now Sorcerer Supreme in Marvel Cinematic Universe, Benedict Wong is a Chinese-British actor. He is a well-established actor and producer in Hollywood and the British movie industry. Wong is a die-hard fan of Manchester United FC and the Salford Red Devils. He calls himself a super fan of the Red Devils and has attended over 200 games.

Who is Benedict Wong?

Benedict Wong was born on July 3, 1971, in Eccles, Great Manchester, England, to Paula Wong and Pinua Wong. His parents were Hong Kong immigrants. They traveled through Ireland and then settled in Greater Manchester, England. Wong was brought up in Eccles. He did his schooling at the public school in Eccles. For higher education, he was admitted to De La Salle Sixth Form College, West Lane, Salford. After completing his graduation, he joined Salford City College for two years of performing art courses. 

Benedict Wong follows Buddhism. Buddhism is also known as Bodh Dharma in Indian religious culture. Buddhism was established by Gautama Buddha, who was an Indian prince. But, he left the lavish life and went for renunciation.

NameBenedict Wong
AgeThe Martian, Marco Polo, MCU 
Date of Birth3 July 1971
BirthplaceEccles, Great Manchester, England
Zodiac SignCancer
ResidenceEccles, Great Manchester, England
ProfessionActor, Producer
Known forDe la Salle Sixth form College, West Lane, Salford Salford City College, Salford
SchoolPublic School, Eccles, UK
CollegeDe la Salle Sixth form College, West Lane, SalfordSalford City College, Salford
Education Qualifications Graduated in performing art
HobbiesReading Books and Writing

Wong first appeared in Kai Mei Sauce, a BBC Radio play in 1993. This play was written by his cousin Kevin Wong. Then he appeared in the sitcom 15 Storeys High as Errol Spears along with Sean Lock and in Look Around You as Franklin Fu. In 2003, he was nominated for Best Supporting Actor at the British Independent Film Awards for his roles in Dirty Pretty Things as Guo Yi. After featuring in many films and series, Wong appeared in the film Shanghai playing Juso Kita, and as Li in the BBC series Spirit Warriors. 

Benedict Wong: Everything we know about the Sorcerer Supreme

In 2014, Benedict Wong played the role of Kublai Khan in the Netflix series Marco Polo. He gained massive fame with his roles in this series. Next year, he appeared in The Martian, a science-fiction film in the role of director of Jet Propulsion Lab starring Matt Damon and Ridley Scott. 

2016 was the biggest jump in the career and fame of Benedict Wong. He co-starred Benedict Cumberbatch in the superhero movie Doctor Strange. Then he reprised his role as Wong in multiple Marvel Cinematic Universe movies and series, i.e, Avengers: Infinity War (2018), Avengers: Endgame (2019), Shang-Chi and the Legends of the Ten Rings (2019), Spiderman: No Way Home (2021), Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness (2022) and the Disney+ series She-Hulk: Attorney at Law (2022). 

Benedict Wong Family

Benedict Wong was born to his father Paula Wong and his mother Pinua Wong. His brother’s name is Humphrey Wong. He married Sarah Pong and the couple has two children, Russell E. Wong, and Benedict “Benny” Wong Jr. 

Family and Relationship
MotherPinua Wong
FatherPaula Wong
WifeSarah Pong
ChildrenRussell E. Wong, Benedict “Benny” Wong Jr
BrotherHumphrey Wong
Cousin Kevin Wong

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Benedict Wong Age, Height, Weight

Born on July 3, 1971, Benedict Wong will turn 52 years old in 2024. He stands 5 feet 10 inches (178 cm) and weighs about 77 kg (170 lbs). His eye color is black, and his hair color is black as well. 

Physical Stats
Height5 feet 10 inches (178 cm)
Weight77 kg (170 lbs)
Eye colourBlack
Hair colour Black

Benedict Wong’s Net Worth

Benedict Wong makes money from acting in movies, TV shows, and ads. His monthly income is approximately $18,000 to $20,000. His estimated net worth is approximately $4 million in 2024. 

Benedict Wong: Everything we know about the Sorcerer Supreme

Benedict Wong’s Favourites

Food Chinese, Non-Veg
ActorBenedict Cumberbatch, Bruce Lee
ActressElizabeth Olsen
FilmDoctor Strange
DirectorChristopher Nolan
CarTesla Model X
SongTreat You Better
MusicianShawn Mendes
DestinationLos Angeles, Paris

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What is the relationship between Benedict Cumberbatch and Benedict Wong?

Benedict Cumberbatch and Benedict Wong have shared the screen in many films and are good friends off-screen. They do not share a genetic lineage and are not family members.

Is Benedict Wong Chinese?

Benedict Wong is of Chinese descent. He was born and raised in England.

Who is the Sorcerer Supreme now?

Spiderman: No Way Home revealed that Wong is the new Sorcerer Supreme.

What is the age of Benedict Wong?

Benedict Wong is 52 years old as of 2024.

Is Benedict Wong in Obi-Wan?

Benedict Wong is not in Obi-Wan. The fifth brother was played by actor Sung Kang, not Benedict Wong.

About the author

Marie Miguel

Marie Miguel has been a writing and research expert for nearly a decade, covering a variety of health-related topics. Currently, she is contributing to the expansion and growth of a free online mental health resource with With an interest and dedication to addressing stigmas associated with mental health, she continues to specifically target subjects related to anxiety and depression.

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