Benjamin John Whishaw Bio, Wiki, Age, Height, Family, Net Worth

Ben Whishaw
Nick Name Ben
Real Name Benjamin John Whishaw
Profession Actor
Known for Perfume: The Story of a Murderer
Nationality British
Age 41 years old (in 2022)
Date of Birth October 14, 1980
Birthplace Clifton, United Kingdom
Hobbies system
Religion Non-Religious
Zodiac Sign Libra

Physical Stats

Height 5 feet 9 inches (1.75 m)
Eye Color Green
Hair Color Dark Brown
Body Type Slim

Ben Whishaw was born as Benjamin John “Ben” Whishaw, on the 14th of October, 1980 and is currently 35 years of age. He was born as the only son of mother Linda; a cosmetic surgeon and father Josh Whishaw, who worked as an IT expert and was raised in Clifton, Bedfordshire, England. With his father’s previous relationships, he has got two half- brothers. One of them was James, who worked in a Theatre and also took Ben with him in some occasions.

It was from there that Ben got the inspiration of becoming an actor at the Queen Mother Theatre. As a young boy, he went and studied at the Henlow Middle School and upon graduation then later studied at the Samuel Whitbread Community College. Not a very talented student there, he worked in his college’s theatre group and earned a degree in Fine Arts.

It was in his college days that he collaborates worked with other production houses and landed in small roles her and there. From there, he studied at the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art and graduated in 2003. A British by nationality, he is a Christian by religion and belongs to white ethnicity.

No the tallest of person, Ben has a height of 175 cm, which is about 5 feet and 9 inches. He is a slim and somewhat skinny person with a body weight of about 46 kg, but is very fit and active despite his built. He is not a very regular exerciser and doesn’t feel the need to go to the gym. A football player in his childhood days, he enjoys the sport equally today and supports Derby County Football Club.

He doesn’t seem to have a body tattoo in those shirtless pictures of his that is available on the internet and his Instagram account as well. A good looking person, he has got an attractive face and recently has kept his hair and beard long. There is not much about his affairs and dating history and he has never been married or divorced.

Regarding his sexuality, he is a gay and has been in a romantic relationship with his boyfriend Mark Bradshaw for some years now. The two are in a strong relationship that doesn’t seem to crumble soon. There are/ were no girlfriends of Ben.

Starting his career with Theatres, he began his life on TV only after 2005 when he got notable role s in the movie Layer Cake. HE also landed in a role in the TV show Nathan Barley, which won him the award for “Promising New Comer” that year.

He played some other movies like My Brother Tom and Mercury Fur until his agent got him the lead role of Jean-Baptiste Grenouille, in the classic film La Perfume (2006). That was an important year for him as he also played in another film The Restraint of Beasts and also portrayed the role of Bob Dylan in I’m Not There, which released in 2007. He has also been nominated for and has won awards like BAFTA Rising Star Award (2007).

Laurence Olivier Award for Best Actor (2005) · European Film Award for Best Actor (2007). He has also played in some British TV shows like The Hollow Crown, The Hour etc.

With millions of fans following on his Facebook and Twitter accounts, his biography has also been search for and read by many. Several sites like Wikipedia, IMDB, and Rotten Tomatoes etc. have written his biography and you can find them all. By 2015, his estimated net worth was about 2 million US dollars.

Benjamin John Whishaw was born in Clifton, United Kingdom . Benjamin John Whishaw is Actor by profession, find out mroe facts, education, weight, and more.


School Name Henlow Middle School
Collage / Uni Samuel Whitbread Community College, Royal Academy of Dramatic Art, London.
Qualification Graduated


Salary US$ 12K 15K Per Episode
Net Worth USD $2 million approx.


Father Jose Whishaw
Mother Linda (née Hope)
Mirtial Status Married

Favorite Things

Favorite Food Semla, Surströmming, Meatball
Favorite TV Show Wizards of Waverly Place
Favorite Actress Madhubala, Madhuri Dixit
Favorite Actor James Stewart
Favorite Colour Red, Pink, White