Kingsley Ben-Adir - Biography

Last Modified: Mar 6, 2023

Kingsley Ben-Adir
Profession: Actor
Best Known For: Peaky Blinders (TV series)
Salary: Under Review
Net Worth: Under Review

Personal Details

Born on : February 28, 1986 (age 37)
Birth Name /
Full Name:
Kingsley Ben-Adir
Birth Place: Kentish Town, Middlesex, London, England, UK
Horoscope: Pisces
Father's Name: N/A
Mother's Name: N/A
Siblings: 1


High School: William Ellis School
University: Guildhall School of Music and Drama
Ethnicity: Multi-ethnic (English, Trinidadian)
Nationality: British


Sexual Orientation: Straight
Marital Status: Single

Body Measurements

Height: 1.71 meter (5 feet 7 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 Kingsley Ben-Adir?

Kingsley Ben-Adir is an actor by profession and British by nationality. He is best known for his role in the TV series Vera, The OA, Peaky Blinders, and in the films King Arthur: Legend of the Sword, Barbie, One Night in Miami…

Kingsley Ben-Adir (Source: The Hollywood Reporter)

Kingsley Ben-Adir – Age, Parents, Siblings

Kingsley Ben-Adir was born on 28 February 1986 in Kentish Town, Middlesex, London, England, UK. His British father is a musician and his black Trinidadian mother worked as a caregiver. After his parents’ marriage, he alongside his mother and brother converted to Judaism.

Education, Ethnicity

For education, Kingsley Ben-Adir attended William Ellis School. Following graduation, he attended the Guildhall School of Music and Drama. He graduated from the same in 2011.

His ethnicity includes English and Trinidadian.

Kingsley Ben-Adir – Girlfriend, Wife, Children, Divorce

Kingsley Ben-Adir is currently believed to be single. There are no records of his previous relationships, dating history, and girlfriends. Since Ben-Adir has not yet married, he is sans a wife or children and divorce is out of context.

Kingsley Ben-Adir in Vera (Source: IMDb)

Kingsley Ben-Adir – Career

Early Days

Ben-Adir’s debut screen role was in the 2012 film City Slacker as Thug. This was followed by minor roles in the film World War Z (2013), the TV series Agatha Christie's Marple (2013), and the 2014 short film Eye of the Vulture.

Finally, he was cast as Dr. Marcus Summer in the TV series Vera. He portrayed the character for 16 episodes, from 2014 to 2018, and this is his breakthrough role.

Films, Series

Over the years Kingsley Ben-Adir has starred in the films Trespass Against Us (2016), King Arthur: Legend of the Sword (2017), Diana and I (2017), The Commuter (2018), Noelle (2019), One Night in Miami… (2020), Untitled Bob Marley Biopic (2024), Barbie (2023), etc.

Moreover, he has also portrayed numerous characters in the episodes of the TV series Midsomer Murders (2016), Ordinary Lies (2016), Death in Paradise (2017), Peaky Blinders (2017-2019), Deep State (2018), The OA (2019), High Fidelity (2020), Love Life (2020), The Comey Rule (2020), Soulmates (2020), Secret Invasion (2023), among others.

Ryan Gosling, Kingsley Ben-Adir, and Ncuti Gatwa in Barbie (Source: IMDb)


On the set of Barbie, Kingsley Ben-Adir has worked alongside Nicola Coughlan, Marisa Abela, Ana Cruz Kayne, Luke Mullen, and Oliver Vaquer.

Kingsley Ben-Adir – Net Worth, Salary

The figure on the net worth and annual salary of Kingsley Ben-Adir is under review.

Kingsley Ben-Adir – Instagram, Twitter, Facebook

Ben-Adir is absent from social media handles such as Instagram, Twitter, and Facebook.

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