Dominic Cooper Biography

Dominic Cooper is a notable British actor who had big parts in movies and on TV. He also had great success in the theatre, but it is interesting that he started off late doing it. Nevertheless, he managed to build a great career out of it and has reached great heights with his roles. He has not only appeared in his native land of England, but has also crossed over to the American market quite successfully. If you look at some of his recent roles, you wouldn’t be able to tell if he is British or not because he has the ability to hide and change his accent well.

Dominic made his debut in 2001 where in the same years he appeared in his first movie “From Hell” (2001), and also had a role on “The Infinite Worlds of H. G. Wells” TV series. His movie career his much longer than his TV career is. He had instant success with his roles and has a really long IMDB record to prove it. He stared in such movies as “The Gentleman Thief” (2002), “The Duchess” (2008), “Mamma Mia!” (2008), “The Escapist” (2008), “Tamara Drew” (2010), “The Devil’s Double” (2011), “Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Killer” (2012), “Dracula Untold” (2014) and “Warcraft” (2016). With the success of the first Mamma Mia movie, Dominic will also reprise his role of Sky in the upcoming “Mamma Mia! Here We Go Again” set for release in 2018.


Dominic Cooper and Amanda Seyfried in “Mamma Mia!”

Dominic is also a part of the currently most popular franchise, Marvel. He portrayed the younger version Howard Stark, the father of Tony Stark aka Iron Man. He appeared in two movies, “Captain America: The First Avenger” (2011) and “Captain America: The Winter Soldier” (2014). Dominic found more success with this role on TV as he continued playing it in Marvel’s “Agent Carter”.

Speaking of TV, Dominic was also able to get a few memorable roles when it comes to the silver screen. You will remember him in “Band of Brothers”, “Down to Earth” and “Sense and Sensibility”. Most recently, he is the star of Vertigo’s adaptation of their famous comic book “Preacher”, where he portrays the main character of Jesse Custer.


Dominic Cooper in “Preacher”

Dominic Cooper Net Worth and Salary

Following his most recent success, Dominic Cooper has been getting very lucrative roles. Being a part of a major franchise has landed him newer roles and his pedigree as well as his salary have been getting higher. Based on the most recently calculations, Dominic’s net worth is estimated at 5 million dollars.

Dominic Cooper Girlfriends and Family

Dominic Cooper has had a lot of success with the ladies. He has never been married nor is he now, but he plans on getting to it at some point as he was able to say. Dominic met Joanna Carolan in 1996 and they stayed together until 2008. The two of them met as they worked on the same project. But their split was due to the fact that Dominic cheated on her.


Dominic Cooper and his ex-girlfriend Amanda Seyfried

Dominic would then start dating another co-worker. This time it was Amanda Seyfried, which he met while filming “Mamma Mia!”. They dated between 2008 and 2010, but split apart as they need to take a break. They never got back together though.

Dominic then met Ruth Negga, an actress of Ethiopian-Irish descent. She met her in the National Theatre in London. They started dating in 2010 and are still together. Whether they decide to get married is anyone’s guess.


Dominic Cooper with Ruth Negga


Dominic was born as Dominic Edward Copper on 2 June 1978 in Greenwich, London. This makes him currently exactly 40 years old. His father is Brian Cooper and his mother is called Julie. Besides them, he also has two younger brothers called Simon and Nathan. But there are also a half-brother and a half-sister, James and Emma.

Dominic initially attended John Ball Primary School in Blackheath, London. He would then go to  Thomas Tallis School in nearby Kidbrooke, Once he got interested into acting he eventually trained in Thomas Tallis School in nearby Kidbrooke, where he graduated from in 2008 with a degree in film editing.

Dominic Cooper Height and Weight

Dominic Cooper is described as being quite a handsome man. He may be 40, but he looks quite fit and young for his age. Dominic also goes to the gym regularly to keep his body and appearance. The interest from the ladies is apparent and Dominic has had a lot of success with them thanks to his looks. Dominic is 5 ft 9¾ in or 177 cm tall, and his weight is 71 kg or 156.5 pounds. His body measurements are: chest 41 in or 104 cm, arm 14 in or 35.5 cm and waist 32 in or 81 cm.


Dominic Cooper’s Body

Dominic Cooper Theater

Dominic Copper first started acting in movies and on TV and would only later become a Theater actor. His talent enabled him to make a smooth transition and already has a very interesting array of roles behind him. His first one was in “Mother Clap’s Molly House.” He continued with other roles which included “His Dark Materials”. “The History Boys” and “Phèdre”. He perhaps does not have so much time to continue his theater career but has stated that he does not plan to back off it.

Nationality and Ethnicity

Dominic Cooper is English by birth and has spent most of his young life there. Now he spends more time in the US because of work. He is also Caucasian by ethnic group.

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Born:,June 2 1978
Net Worth:,$5 million
Hair Color:,Dark Brown
Eye Color:,Brown
Height:,5 ft 9¾ in or 177 cm
Weight:,71 kg or 156.5 lbs
Married to:,No
Affair with:,N/A
Birth Sign:,Gemini
Education:,John Ball Primary School in Blackheath (London) / Thomas Tallis School

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