Charlie Cox Biography

Charlie Cox is an English actor. He was born as Charlie Thomas Cox in London, United Kingdom. The exact date of Charlie’s birth is December 15, 1985. We know Charlie Cox for his roles as Matt Murdock / Daredevil in Marvel’s Daredevil television series by Netflix. Furthermore, he is known as Tristan Thorn in Stardust, Jonathan Hellyer in The Theory of Everything and Owen Slater in an HBO’s television series Boardwalk Empire. He appeared in the second and third season of this TV show.

Charlie Cox Height and Weight

Cox loves his workouts. So it is reasonable that he is athletic build and looks amazing. He has a height of 1.78 m or 5ˈ10ˈˈ. At the same time, he weighs about 78 kg. Charlie has brown hair and light brown eyes.

How Much is Charlie Cox Net Worth and Income?

According to some information, Charlie Cox net worth as of 2017 is around $15 million. His yearly income is around 2 million US dollars. His movie The Theory of Everything earned him a worldwide recognition and an income of $87 000.


Charlie Cox

Early Life and Education

Charlie Cox was born as the youngest of five children of his parents, Patricia (Harley) and Andrew Frederick Seaforth Cox. His father is a publisher. Cox was born in London, but raised in East Sussex with his siblings. He has one brother, Toby born in 1974. Three of his siblings are actually half-siblings from his father’s first marriage: Emma, Zoe and Oliver.

Raised as Roman Catholic, Cox went to two independent schools, Ashdown House School in the village of Forest Row in East Sussex and Sherborne School in Sherborne, Dorset. He also attended Bristol Old Vic Theatre School in Bristol. He won school’s Gerald Pitman Award for Drama twice. At the age of 18 Charlie left for London to pursue his higher education.

Now he lives in London with his girlfriend and their child.

Charlie Cox and Samantha Thomas

Charlie Cox doesn’t have a wife. But a girlfriend he sure does have. The English star is dating Samantha Thomas, Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. and Jessica Jones producer. In October 2016, Charlie Cox and his girlfriend welcomed their first child, a daughter. The Daredevil star is a proud dad now.


Charlie Cox with his baby

There is no much information about the couple’s dating history. They successfully keep their intimacy away from public. However, following their dating history, we can assume that Charlie Cox and Samantha Thomas started dating in 2015.

Now that they have a child together, everyone is wondering what about getting married? Is Samantha is going to become Mrs. Cox any time soon? Hopefully, the couple will announce their engagement very soon!

Photos that you can see on Charlie’s Instagram profile don’t reveal much of his private life.

Charlie Cox Age

The popular Daredevil was born on December 15 1985. This means that he is 32 years old at the moment.

Charlie Cox Daredevil and Movies

Cox was the first non-American actor to play Matt Murdock/Daredevil. He was the third actor to play this role, after Rex Smith and Ben Affleck. For the role of Mat Murdock/Daredevil Cox had to gain thirty pounds of muscles.


Charlie Cox in “Daredevil”

He started his acting career when he was 19 as a supporting role in the movie Dot the I, co-staring Gael Garcia. This film received great reviews at The Sundance Film Festival and put him on the spotlight. After this success Cox started receiving offers from the film industry.

He started appearing in television series and films simultaneously. He played the role of Lorenzo in The Merchant of Venice, and appeared in movies like Casanova (2005), Things To Do Before You’re 30 (2005), The Maidens’ Conspiracy (2006) and Stardust (2007).

Cox was cast for the role of Owen Slater in 20 episodes HBO series Boardwalk Empire. His career took off. His popularity and acting skills gained him the roe of Mat Murdock/Daredevil in a big Netflix project Daredevil.


Charlie Cox and Charlie Cox in “Stardust”


In 2012 Charlie Cox won an Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Drama Series award for his role in Boardwalk Empire. In 2013 he was nominated for Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Drama Series for the same series.

2015 brought a nomination for Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture for his role in The Theory of Everything. The same year he was nominated for IGN Award the Best TV Hero. In addition, in 2016 and 2017 Cox received a nomination for Saturn Award Best Actor on Television, all for his role of Daredevil.

Ethnicity and Nationality

Charlie Cox belongs to white ethnical group. He has English, Scottish and Irish ancestry. He holds British nationality.

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Born:,December 15 1985
Religion:,Roman Catholic
Net Worth:,$15 million
Hair Color:,Brown
Eye Color:,Light Brown
Height:,1.78 m or 5ˈ10ˈˈ
Weight:,78 kg
Married to:,No
Affair with:,N/A
Children:,1 (daughter)
Birth Sign:,Sagittarius
Education:,Ashdown House School / Bristol Old Vic Theatre School in Bristol

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