Henry Cavill is a film and television actor of British origin. He has appeared in several notable films like Immortals, Red Riding Hood, Hellraiser: Hellworld, The Count of Monte Cristo, and Stardust. His forthcoming movie Man of Steel has been slated for a summer release in the year 2013. In this movie, he plays the popular superhero character, Superman. Cavill also started in the popular television series The Tudor.
Acted in some of the big budget Hollywood flicks as a lead, Cavill has been quite a popular name among directors. With some of the forthcoming big budget films under his name, Cavill is surely going to experience an increase in his present net worth of $8 Million USD.
Henry Cavill is known for his passion for fast cars and motor bikes. Yes, this cool and dashing film actor can be seen often riding a superior designed red Mclaren. No, it's not the only vehicle the latest Superman of Hollywood owns. He also owns an Aston Martin DBS model.
Henry Cavill is the fourth child (out of five) of Colin and Marianne. He was born on the Jersey Island, UK. Cavill's father was a stockbroker while his mother worked in a bank as secretary staff. Cavill's primary schooling was from St. Michael's School, Saint Saviour. After preparatory days, he was sent to Stove School, Buckinghamshire. Right from the preparatory days, Cavill developed a strong urge for acting. In fact, he acted in several school plays right from the preparatory days. He has always wanted to became an actor. However, he often says that if life hasn't had given him a chance to become an actor, then he would have probably joined the army and served the British nation. He also have a strong interest in Ancient History. Cavill was engaged to Ellen Whitaker, a British show jumping professional rider. However, it was reported that the couple broke up in August 2012.