Sacha Baron Cohen is a well-known English actor who is also a producer, screenwriter, and comedian. He has successfully portrayed fictional characters in many films like ‘Bruno’, ‘Borat’ and ‘The Dictator’. Cohen has voiced in many films like ‘Madagascar’ film series. He has also appeared in numerous television shows and has won several accolades. Let’s find out how much is Sacha Baron Cohen’s net worth in 2018.
Sacha Baron Cohen Early Life
Sacha Noam Baron Cohen was born on 13 October 1971, in Hammersmith, London, England to his parents Gerald Baron Cohen and Daniella Naomi. He is fluent in English and Hebrew and was raised as a Jewish.
He completed his schooling from The Haberdashers’ Aske’s Boys’ School in Elstree, Hertfordshire. He has earned his bachelor’s degree from Christ College, the University of Cambridge in 1993. He has also attended the Cambridge University Amateur Dramatic Club and appeared in plays like ‘Cyrano de Bergerac’ and ‘Fiddler on the Roof’.
In 2010, Sacha Baron Cohen got married to Isla Fisher after dating each other for a long time. They have two children named Olive and Montgomery Moses Brian.
Baron Cohen has been criticized and has also been involved in lawsuits. He is also a philanthropist and has donated $500,000 in 2015 to Save the Children.
Sacha Baron Cohen Career, Awards & Achievement
In 1995, Sacha Baron Cohen appeared in the television film ‘Jack and Jeremy’s Police 4’. Following this, he appeared in the TV special ‘Live from the Lighthouse’. In 1998, he appeared and became the writer of ‘The 11 O’Clock Show’. He was also the writer of ‘Da Ali G Show’.
In 2003, he executive produced and became the writer of the US version of ‘Da Ali G Show’. His other television credits include ‘The Simpsons’, ‘Night of Too Many Stars’, and ‘Curb Your Enthusiasm’.
He made his film debut by appearing in the short film called ‘Punch’ in 1996. This was followed by appearing in ‘The Jolly Boys’ Last Stand’. In 2002, Baron Cohen became the actor, executive producer, and writer of the film ‘Ali G Indahouse’. He then appeared as James Bond in the short film ‘Spyz’.
Baron Cohen played Jean Girard in ‘Talladega Nights: The Ballad of Ricky Bobby’. He was also the writer-producer, and actor of the films ‘Borat’, ‘Bruno’, and ‘Grimsby’. His other film roles are ‘Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street’, ‘Hugo’, ‘Les Miserables’, and ‘Alice Through the Looking Glass’.
Awards & Achievements
In 1999, Sacha Baron Cohen won the British Comedy Award. He has won the BAFTA TV Award twice in his career and is the winner of Ronnie Barker Award in 2006. In 2007, he won the Golden Globe Award. He has also received an Academy Award nomination in 2007. Baron Cohen has received four Emmy nominations and was nominated in the 2007 Writers Guild of America Awards. At the 2007 Evening Standard British Film Awards, he won the Peter Sellers Award.
Net Worth of Sacha Baron Cohen
Sacha Baron Cohen has an estimated net worth of more than $110 million. He made this fortune by appearing in a number of films and television shows. His films have grossed in millions at the box office. He has also written and executive produced many films. His popularity also made him appear in the music video of “Music” by Madonna in 2000. There has been a huge increase in his net worth over the last decade. Additionally, his house in Hollywood Hills is worth $19 million. He also owns a mini cooper.
Sacha Baron Cohen is considered one of the most popular actors in the world. He has successfully portrayed the fictional characters of Admiral General Aladeen, Bruno Gehard, Borat Sagdiyev, and Ali G. He has also made charitable contributions and has spent a year in Israel voluntarily. In 2007, he appeared in the list of ‘Time 100’.