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Sacha Baron Cohen

Sacha Baron Cohen’s profile picture
Net worth 2018: $110 Million
Industry: Writers
Residence: Hammersmith
Country: British
BirthDay: 13 October 1971
Sigh: Scorpio
Height: 1.91 m
Education: Christ's College, Cambridge, Haberdashers' Aske's Boys' School, University of Cambridge

Sacha Baron Cohen was bornon 13 October 1971 in Hammersmith, British, is Actor. Sacha Baron Cohen is an English actor, writer and comedian, who rose to fame for his portrayal of four fictional characters, especially the illiterate and dimwitted television interviewer, Ali G. With an interest in performing arts since childhood, he joined his college dramatic club and acted in stage plays. After passing out, he took up brief assignments as a fashion model. Since acting was his first love, he auditioned for the role of a television reporter for Channel 4 and was selected instantly. He went on to portray the role of Ali G, a comic budding rapper, on the British television show ‘The 11 O’Clock Show’, interviewing politicians, writers and other eminent personalities, with all sorts of off-the-wall questions. The character made him famous overnight. Soon after, he created more fictional characters - Borat, Bruno, and Admiral General Aladeen - all of them connecting with the audience instantaneously. Besides television, he also ventured into film acting, featuring in some of the biggest box-office hits, such as ‘Borat: Cultural Learnings of America for Make Benefit Glorious Nation of Kazakhstan’, ‘Talladega Nights: The Ballad of Ricky Bobby’, ‘Bruno’, ‘Hugo’, ‘The Dictator’, and ‘Madagascar’ series. He has been honored with a number of awards for his television shows and movies


$110 Million


While working in his next film ‘The Dictator’ (2012), he created a new comedic character, Admiral General Aladeen, from a fictitious North African nation


They later had two more kids – daughter Elula Lottie Miriam (2010), and son Montgomery Moses Brian (2015)


He made headlines in 2009 when he appeared at the MTV Movie Awards as Bruno, dressed as a white angel, and landed in rapper Eminem’s lap while descending from the ceiling


’ and ‘Borat: Touristic Guidings to Glorious Nation of Kazakhstan’, in 2007


He starred in the 2006 blockbuster mocumentary film ‘Borat: Cultural Learnings of America for Make Benefit Glorious Nation of Kazakhstan’, playing the lead role of Borat, which won him several awards and nominations


He lent his voice to the DreamWorks Animation’s film ‘Madagascar’ in 2005, followed by its two sequels – ‘Madagascar: Escape 2 Africa’ (2008) and ‘Madagascar 3: Europe’s Most Wanted’ (2012)


In 2003, his characters Ali G and Borat crossed the Atlantic to appear on American channel HBO, and both the show and characters became a huge hit


His character as Ali G grew so popular that he featured in the 2002 comedy flick ‘Ali G Indahouse’, which marked his acting debut


He hosted the 2001 MTV Europe Music Awards, held in Frankfurt, Germany, as Ali G, and later repeated the feat as Borat in 2005 in Lisbon, Portugal


Eventually, he featured in Madonna’s 2000 video for her single ‘Music’ as a limousine driver


In 1998, he appeared on the late night comedy show ‘The 11 O’Clock Show, broadcast on Channel 4, as the white uneducated, boorish aspiring rapper ‘Ali G’, which brought him into limelight


He started hosting ‘F2F’, a youth chat programme aired on Granada Talk TV, in 1996, besides appearing in a McCain Microchips advertisement


He auditioned for the profile of a presenter on Channel 4 by sending his tape as an Albanian television reporter in 1995


Thereafter which he hosted a weekly programme on a satellite TV station during the early 1990s


Sacha Noam Baron Cohen was born on October 13, 1971, in Hammersmith, West London, as the youngest of three sons, to a Welsh clothing store owner, Gerald Baron Cohen, and Israeli movement instructor, Daniella Naomi Weiser

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