Ben Kingsley (Krishna Pandit Bhanji) is an English actor who was born on 31st December 1943 in Snainton, North Riding of Yorkshire with mixed ethnicity. He is the son of very famous Anna Lyna Mary who was a great actress and model in late 1920s and 1930s and Rahimtulla Harji Bhanji who was a medical doctor. He is well known for his best performance in movies like Lucky Number Slevin, Schindler’s List, Prince of Persia: The Sands of Time, Sexy Beast, Shutter Island, Hugo and Iron Man 3. In 2002 Kingsley was appointed as Knight Bachelor and in 2000 he was made a Commander British Empire’s order.
Kingsley’s father is Gujarati Indian and whereas his mother is British. He grew up in Pendlebury, near Manchester where he spent his childhood. He studied in Manchester Grammar School and later he gained his higher education in the University of Salford and at Pendleton College. At the age of 23 he made his professional stage debut on graduation ceremony of his collage where he was involved in amateur dramatics. Kingsley made his first debut in 1971 with the RSC. Death of his father took place before his mother. Now his parents are dead i.e. they are not alive.
Kingsley found fame after long struggle. In 1982, his movie Gandhi an Academy Award-winning film which was critical received financial success and because of his best performance in this movie he won the Academy Award for Best Actor. After then he started appearing in different roles. From the movie House of Sand and Fog he was nominated for Oscar award for Best actor. Sneakers, Silas Marner, Death and the Maiden, Searching for Bobby Fischer are some of his super hit movies. In 2009 he won a Crystal Globe award during Karlovy Vary International Film Festival for his outstanding contribution to world cinema.
Ben kingsley has married four times in his life time. He has altogether four spouse(s) and four children. His first wife was Angela Morant with whom he has 2 children, with his 2nd wife Alison Sutcliffe he has 2 kids, and with Alexandra Christmann and Daniela Lavender he has no child. Daniela Lavender is a Brazilian actress who is his present wife. Due to various personal misunderstandings and family problems he gave divorce to all his 1st three wives. As he is married so, there is no any information about his girlfriend. So, we cannot recall him as gay. Kingsley quotes are very famous and rare. He is concerned regarding health.
In his 58th birthday he was awarded 2002 New Year Honours. For best-spoken word he has received Grammy Award and he was honored with the fellowship award in London at The Asian Awards. Similarly, on the Hollywood Walk of Fame he was awarded a star. Talking about his height he is 5 feet 2 inch tall. He has net worth of $40 million dollars. His fan can get his pictures and can follow him in Instagram and twitter and you can get his biography in wiki. He is a very talented person who has a long journey to go ahead.