Christopher Carlton Cumberbatch is the son of the famous entertainment personalities Benedict Cumberbatch and Sophie Hunter. Benedict Cumberbatch is a well-known English actor, who has performed in several theatres, and TV shows to date. His television works include appearances in Hawking as Stephen Hawking, Sherlock as Sherlock Holmes, and many more. Similarly, his wife, Sophie, is also active in the British film industry as an opera director and playwright. Besides, she also has some acting credits on her name.
It has been over five years since Benedict and Sophie are living happily as husband and wife. Their togetherness has blessed them with three adorable kids, including their son Christopher Carlton Cumberbatch. Here, know some more about Benedict Cumberbatch’s son with his beloved wife, Sophie Hunter, Christopher.
First Child Of Benedict Cumberbatch And Sophie Hunter
Christopher Carlton Cumberbatch is the first child of the good-looking couple, Benedict Cumberbatch and Sophie Hunter. He joined the Cumberbatch family a few months after his parent’s wedding, on 1 June 2015. He got his middle name ‘Carlton’ after his dad and paternal grandad. Affectionately known as ‘Kit,’ Christopher is the first grandchild of his celebrity grandparents, Timothy Carlton Cumberbatch and Wanda Ventham.
Benedict Cumberbatch’s son, Christopher Cumberbatch, became a proud big brother for the first time with the arrival of his brother, Hal Auden Cumberbatch, on 3 March 2017. Similarly, his youngest brother, Finn Cumberbatch, was born in 2019. As both of Christopher’s parents reveals very little about him and his siblings in the media, people still doubt the existence of his youngest brother, Finn. However, in an interview, Benedict said that he does have three sons, and he did not want to discuss that on the radio.
Christopher Cumberbatch’s parents, Benedict and Sophie, were friends for over seventeen years before being romantically involved. Their relationship went public only after their engagement in November 2014. The ‘Forthcoming Marriages’ section of The Times magazine had announced their engagement. Benedict and Sophie married on Valentines’ day of 2015 at the 12th-century Church of St. Peter and St. Paul in Mottistone. Sophie was already pregnant with Christopher at the time of their wedding.
His Parents Prefers To Keep Him Away From Limelight
Aforementioned, Christopher’s celebrity parents, Benedict and Sophie, are strictly secretive concerning their personal life. Though the married pair often appears in the red carpet events and in public together, they hardly appear in public with their son, Christopher, and his siblings. Moreover, both Sophie and Benedict do not seem to have official social media accounts. They probably want Christopher and their other kids to live a normal life away from unnecessary media dramas that might hamper their daily lives.
We hope Benedict Cumberbatch’s son, Christopher Cumberbatch, is enjoying his childhood to his best behind the camera. According to Kit’s birth date, he is currently five years old. So, he might be already enrolled in a pre-school. Let’s hope Christopher’s parents will open more about him in the coming days so that we can learn more about him.
Name Meaning: Christopher Carlton Cumberbatch
The name Christopher originated from the Greek name Christóforos which means bearer of Christ. Similarly, the middle name Carlton means free peasant settlement.