Sacha Baron Cohen

Birth Day October 13th, 2015
Birth Place Hammersmith, London, UK
Age 8 Years Old
Zodiac Sign Libra

About Sacha Baron Cohen

An English comedian, actor, writer, and producer, Sacha Baron Cohen is well known for his bold and obnoxious comedic style portrayed through politically incorrect films and TV characters. He created the hilarious and controversial characters Ali G and Borat. Previously, he studied history at the University of Cambridge and participated in plays while there. He was influenced by Rowan Atkinson and Monty Python. He played the flamboyant and gay fashion reporter Bruno Gerhard in the 2009 comedy film "Bruno". He also voiced the character, Julien, in the 2005 film "Madagascar". His roles often expand into an alter-ego status as the comedian promotes his films and TV shows in novel ways by attending promotional events and conducting interviews dressed in character. "The Times" has also named Baron Cohen among the 30 best living comedians in 2018. He has gained a huge social media fan base with more than 730k followers on Instagram and over 3.5 million followers on Facebook. In recent news, Dowd's conversation is devoted to Cohen's recent turn as Abbie Hoffman in Aaron Sorkin's "The Trial of the Chicago 7". Additionally, he has won various awards such as Los Angeles Film Critics Association Award, San Francisco Film Critics Circle Award, Toronto Film Critics Association Award, and moreover.

Famous For

  • Being an English comedian, actor, writer, and producer.
  • For his bold and obnoxious comedic style portrayed through politically incorrect films and TV characters. 

Sacha Baron Cohen, a famous comedian


Early Life of Sacha Baron Cohen

Sacha Baron Cohen opened his eyes for the first on 13th October 1971 with the real name or full name of Sacha Noam Baron Cohen in Hammersmith, London, England. He belongs to British nationality though he is from British-white ethnicity. Analogously, he is from the Judaism religion. Libra is his star sign and white is his race. He celebrates his birthday on 13th October of every year and he had celebrated his 49th birthday as of 2020. His father Gerald Baron Cohen was a clothing store owner but passed away in 2016 whereas his mother Daniella Naomi Baron Cohen nee Weiser is a movement instructor. He has also two brothers named Erran Baron Cohen and Amnon Baron Cohen. In addition, Sacha studied at The Haberdashers' Aske's Boys' Public School in Elstree, Hertfordshire. He later majored in History for a Bachelor's Degree in Arts at Christ College; a constituent college of the University of Cambridge and graduated in 1993. During his undergraduate study, he became an active member of the Amateur Dramatic Club (ADC), the oldest university dramatic society in England and the largest dramatic group in Cambridge. After graduating, the comedian briefly worked as a model in the fashion industry before landing his first TV gig as a presenter on Windsor's local cable network.

Career of Sacha Baron Cohen

  • Sacha Baron Cohen kicks off his TV personality career by working as a host as well as presenting the youth chat program "F2F" for Granada Talk TV in 1996. His first feature film appearance in the British comedy "The Jolly Boys' Last Stand" (2000).
  • During 1998, he appeared during two-minute sketches as his fashion reporter Bruno on the Paramount Comedy Channel and shot to fame with his comic character Ali G and started starring on the British television show "The 11 O'Clock Show" on Channel 4, which first aired on 8th September 1998 as well, "GQ" named Baron Cohen comedian of the year.
  • Then in 2000, he started "Da Ali G Show" and the Channel 4 poll Ali G was ranked eighth on their list of the 100 Greatest TV Characters in 2001, also starred in the feature film "Ali G Indahouse" as the central character in 2002.
  • After that, the Kazakh journalist Borat Sagdiyev first developed for short skits on "F2F" on Granada Television in the UK that Baron Cohen presented in 1996-1997, with the character at this time being known as Alexi Krickler.
  • He was starred at a center in a feature film"Borat: Cultural Learnings of America for Make Benefit Glorious Nation of Kazakhstan" which was launched on 23rd August 2006. But, Cohen announced he was retiring the character of Borat on 21st December 2007 whereas the character was brought back on a 2018 appearance on "Jimmy Kimmel Live" and also will appear in the 2020 sequel "Borat Subsequent Moviefilm".
  • He launched his film "The Dictator" in 2012 as well as played Admiral General Aladeen, a dictator from a fictional country called the Republic of Wadiya, and was allegedly banned from attending the 84th Academy Awards in his role as Admiral General Aladeen on 26th February 2012.
  • As well, he has also starred in various characters in "Who Is America?" but denied "Who Is America?" will return for a second season.
  • He has also provided the voice of the ring-tailed lemur king, King Julien, in DreamWorks Animation's film series, "Madagascar", as well as appeared as Will Ferrell's arch-rival, the French Formula One speed demon Jean Girard, in the hit "Talladega Nights: The Ballad of Ricky Bobby" (2006).
  • Additionally, the government of Kazakhstan threatened Baron Cohen with legal action following the 2005 MTV Europe Music Awards ceremony in Lisbon but however, he was defended by Dariga Nazarbayeva, a politician and the daughter of Kazakhstan President Nursultan Nazarbayev.
  • The former Senate candidate Roy Moore of Alabama sued Baron Cohen for $95 million relating to a mock interview in "Who Is America?" and allegations of paedophilia in 2018.
  • Cohen crashed the alt-right "March for Our Rights 3" protest in Olympia, Washington, a counter-protest to the March for Our Lives demonstration as a result of the Stoneman Douglas High School shooting in June 2020.
  • He also sang a song telling listeners to attack liberals, CNN, the World Health Organization, Barack Obama, Hillary Clinton, Dr. Anthony Fauci, Bill Gates, and "mask-wearers". His security stopped the organizers from taking him off stage and turning off the power.
  • He portrayed political activist/anarchist Abbie Hoffman in the drama "The Trial of the Chicago 7" which was released in September 2020 to positive reviews.
  • He can also be seen in the upcoming comedy film "Borat Subsequent Moviefilm" as the comically inept and widely antisemitic.
  • Furthermore, as a piece of recent news, Dowd's conversation is devoted to Cohen's recent turn as Abbie Hoffman in Aaron Sorkin's "The Trial of the Chicago 7".  
  • "I ended up hiding in the bathroom, listening to conservative men go to the toilet for five hours until I broke into the room. We were surrounded by Secret Service and police and internal security," Cohen said. He also detailed what it was like to live in lockdown for days, in character, with Internet-fueled conspiracy nuts. "I was waking up, having breakfast, lunch, dinner, going to sleep as Borat when I lived in a house with these two conspiracy theorists. You can't have a moment out of character."

Sacha Baron Cohen in  2006 mockumentary comedy film, Borat

Source: @newsweek

Awards and Achievements of Sacha Baron Cohen

  • Los Angeles Film Critics Association Award for Best Actor
  • San Francisco Film Critics Circle Award for Best Actor.
  • Toronto Film Critics Association Award for Best Actor.
  • Golden Globe for Best Actor in a Comedy/Musical
  • MTV Movie Award for Best Comedic Performance
  • Evening Standard British Film Awards: Peter Sellers award for Best Comedy.

Personal Life of Sacha Baron Cohen

Reflecting on Sacha Baron Cohen's personal life, he is a married guy. He tied a knot with his partner Isla Fisher who is also an Australian actress and author too. The couple met each other in 2002, at a party in Sydney, and got engaged in 2004. They got married on 15th March 2010 in Paris, France, in a Jewish ceremony. Sacha is not only an actor, but he is also a father of three children. Furthermore, talking about his sexual orientation, he is straight. Additionally, he and his wife Isla Fisher donated 335,000 pounds ($500,000) to Save the Children as part of a program to vaccinate children in northern Syria against measles on 28th December 2015, and the same amount to the International Rescue Committee also aimed at helping Syrian refugees.

Sacha Baron Cohen with his wife, Isla Fisher


Net Worth of Sacha Baron Cohen

Moving towards Sacha Baron Cohen's net worth, he has a worth $160 Million as of 2020 whereas he also earns a handsome amount of salary too which also in millions of dollars too. In his short professional time also, he has established himself an identity already. Like many young adults of today's, he's also superbly ambitious and continues to work even harder to reach his set objectives. He has accomplished heights in his career that normally takes an individual a lifetime to achieve and has the access to all the world's luxury and comfort. In addition, his main source of income is from acting and producing career. Moreover, he has appeared in the TV commercials for several brands such as Amstel Beer and McCain's Micro Chips. He was also featured in a TV commercial for NBA Basketball on TNT in 2005 from where he earns a fine amount of money.

Body Measurement of  Sacha Baron Cohen

Sacha Baron Cohen got a standard height of 6 ft 3 in or 190.5 cm and a convincing appearance. His bodyweight is around 80 kg or 176.5 lbs though his body build type is average. He had the perfect body combined with good looks. He could carry off any look with great simplicity. Sacha is a handsome actor and producer, who has black hair and light brown eyes. His curly hair, tall and lean build, master of disguise, voiceover and accents are his body's Distinctive Features which has attracted a lot of people towards him. He is in love with luxurious cars and houses as he possesses BMW, Porsche, and many houses where he throws lavish parties.

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