Benedict Wong - Biography

Last Modified: Mar 23, 2023

Benedict Wong
Profession: Actor
Best Known For: Doctor Strange (film)
Salary: Under Review
Net Worth: $3 million

Personal Details

Born on : July 3, 1971 (age 51)
Birth Name /
Full Name:
Benedict Wong
Birth Place: Eccles, Lancashire, England
Horoscope: Cancer
Father's Name: Pinua Wong
Mother's Name: Paula Wong
Siblings: 1

Wong (brother)

University: De La Salle Sixth Form College , Salford City College
Ethnicity: Chinese
Nationality: British


Sexual Orientation: Straight
Marital Status: Married
Wife's Name: Sarah Pong
Children: 2

Body Measurements

Height: 1.78 meter (5 feet 10 inch)
Weight: N/A
Hair Color: Black
Eye Color: Dark Brown
Shoe Size: N/A
Bicep Size: N/A
Chest Size: N/A
Waist Size: N/A

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Who is Benedict Wong?

Benedict Wong is an actor by profession and British by nationality. He is best known for starring in Marco Polo as Kublai Khan, in The Martian as Bruce Ng, and in Marvel Cinematic Universe’s films Doctor Strange, Avengers: Infinity War, and Avengers: Endgame as Wong.

Benedict Wong in Marco Polo as Kublai Khan (Image: Den of Geek)

Benedict Wong – Age, Parents, Siblings

Benedict Wong was born on 3 July 1971 in Eccles, Lancashire, England. His mother's name is Paula Wong and his mother's name is Pinua Wong, and his sibling's (brother) name is Humphrey Wong.

His parents had emigrated from Hong Kong to the United Kingdom via Ireland and he was raised in Salford.

Education, Ethnicity

After high school, Benedict Wong went on to study at De La Salle Sixth Form College on Weaste Lane, Salford. He later took a two-year performing arts course at Salford City College.

His ethnicity is Chinese.

Benedict Wong – Girlfriend, Wife, Children

Benedict Wong is a happily married man to Sarah Pong. His wife is a Vietnamese-American model but the date they got married is not shared with the public. When the pair made an appearance in Doctor Strange’s premiere in October 2016, she was pregnant, as seen with a baby bump. The couple is now the parents of two children.

Benedict Wong with his wife in Oct 2016, the premiere of Doctor Strange (Image: Getty Images)

Benedict Wong – Career

Early Days

Wong began his professional career as an actor in the year 1992. His debut role was in an episode of the TV series Screenplay (1992). This was followed by roles in Last of the Summer Wine (1993), Hearts and Minds (1995), The Bill (1997), The Bill (2000), 15 Storeys High (2002-2004), Spirit Warriors (2009), Top Boy (2011-2013), etc.

Meanwhile, Benedict Wong also appeared in the films Spy Game (2001), A C**k and Bull Story (2005), Shanghai (2010), and Prometheus (2012).

Films, Series

Over the years Wong has appeared in an episode(s) of the TV series Marco Polo (2014-2016), and Deadly Class (2019), to name a few. Since his breakthrough with the film Prometheus, he has portrayed characters in the films Kick-Ass 2 (2013), The Martian (2015), Doctor Strange (2016), Avengers: Infinity War (2018), Avengers: Endgame (2019), Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings (2021), Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness, to name a few.


On the set of Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings, Benedict Wong has worked with Florian Munteanu, Ronny Chieng, and Rosalind Chao.

Benedict Cumberbatch, Benedict Wong (Image: Heroic Hollywood)

Benedict Wong – Awards, Nominations

Wong was nominated for 2003’s British Independent Film Awards for Best Supporting Actor and 2013’s West End Frame Award for Best Dramatic Performance.

Benedict Wong – Net Worth, Salary

The net worth of Wong is estimated to be around $3 million while the figure for his annual salary is not known.

Benedict Wong – Instagram, Twitter, Facebook

On social media handles Instagram, and Twitter, Benedict Wong is followed by thousands of followers but is absent from Facebook.

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