Quick Facts of David Harewood

  • Full NameDavid Harewood
  • Net Worth$5 Million
  • Date of Birth08 December, 1965
  • NicknameDavid
  • Marital Status Married
  • BirthplaceSmall Heath, Birmingham, England
  • Ethnicity English
  • Religion Christian
  • ProfessionActor
  • Nationality British
  • Active Year1990–present
  • Eye colour Dark Brown
  • Hair colour Black
  • BuildMesomorph
  • SpouseKirsty Handy (m. 2013)
  • Height6 feet 1 inches (1.85 m)
  • Body MeasurementMuscular
  • EducationSt. Benedict's Junior School; Washwood Heath Academy; Royal Academy of Dramatic Art
  • Online PresenceInstagram ( 290k follower), Twitter (98.2k followers), Facebook (12,527 followers)
  • Children2
  • Horoscope Sagittarius

David Harewood is an English actor who is well known for playing CIA Counterterrorism Director, David Estes in the American thriller series, Homeland (2011–2012). After he made his debut as J’onn J’onzz/Martian Manhunter he reappeared as Hank Henshaw/Cyborg Superman in American television series, Supergirl (2015–present).

David earns an impressive amount of salary and has maintained a lucrative net worth from his profession. Besides, he is married to Kirsty Handywith whom he shares two adorable children. If you love to know more in details about David’s career as well as his personal life, net worth, height, and other physical stats, take a look into David Harewood’s biography.

Who is David Harewood? His Bio & Wiki

David Harewood is one of the prominent actors with a stunning personality. He was born on 8th December 1965, in Birmingham, England, UK. Moreover, his nationality is British and belongs to the African ethnicity. He was born to Romeo, a lorry driver father and Malene Harewood, a caterer. He grew up playing with his sister, Sandra and two brothers, Rodger and Paul Harewood.

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Concerning about David’s education, he attended the St Benedict’s Junior School and Washwood Heath Academy. Later, he graduated from the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art (RADA) in London, England. Following his interest in acting, he became a member of the National Youth Theatre.

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David Harewood Movies & TV Shows

Talking about David Harewood’s profession, David started his career in 1990 and made his appearance in many movies including The HawkGreat Moments in Aviation, The Merchant of Venice, Harnessing Peacocks, Mad Dogs & Englishmen, Blood Diamond, and Strings. Following that, David appeared in many television shows such as BallykissangelThe Vice and Fat Friends.

In 2011, David appeared as David Estes, the director of the CIA’s Counterterrorism Center, in the Showtime series, Homeland. Later in October 2013, he voiced an interactive video campaign for the British Lung Foundation aiming to ban smoking in cars with children on board in the United Kingdom. In June 2014, he starred in Tulip Fever. Moreover, David started to appear as a comic supervillain Hank Henshaw better known as Cyborg Superman on the CBS television series, Supergirl on October 2015.

How much is David Harewood’s Salary & Net Worth?

David Harewood has an estimated net worth of $5 Million as of 2019. Moreover, he earns a lucrative amount of net worth from his profession. However, his actual salary isn’t disclosed up until now we assume that he earns around $70 thousand for his role of Cyborg Superman.

Currently, he lives a blissful life with many successful projects on his hands.

Let’s take a look at David’s movies with financial data and earnings, on the chart below:

Movie Credits Box Office Collection Budget IMDB
29 December 2004The Merchant of Venice $21,417,725 $30 Million 7.1
December 8, 2006 – Blood Diamond $171.4 Million $101 Million 8.0
20 June 2014Third Person $1,021,398 6.4
8 May 2015 – Spooks: The Greater Good $5.3 Million $1.1 Million 6.2
11 March 2016 –  Grimsby $25.2 Million $35 Million 6.2
September 1, 2017Tulip Fever $8.4 Million $25 Million 6.2

10 December 1993 – The Hawk

$8,906 5.5

Who is David Harewood’s Wife? His Marriage & Children

David Harewood is a 53 years old married man as of 2019. Furthermore, David tied the knot with Kirsty Handy on 26 February 2013 in Saint James Parish, Barbados. Together, they have two beautiful daughters however, their name isn’t disclosed yet. Furthermore, the couple is enjoying their marital life and shares each moment with each other.

Besides, David hasn’t faced any controversies and rumors regarding his personal life and career. Hence, David is living a happy married life with his wife and children in Streatham, London, England.

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David Harewood’s Children Charity, Humanitarian Work, and Mental Health Awareness Camp

Furthermore, David appeared in Soccer Aid 2018 as England’s celebrity goalkeeper and saved two penalties during the penalty shoot out, helping England to win the charity match.

Moreover, the event raised more than £5,000,000 (USD$5611750) for UNICEF, a charity which David supports and has appeared in videos for. Later in 2007, he visited Harewood House in Yorkshire and spoke with Viscount Lascelles, who is the Queen’s cousin.

Kirsty Handy and David Harewood with their Children
Kirsty Handy and David Harewood with their Children

Furthermore, David is a mental health ambassador and also opened about his personal struggles, confessing that he used to self-medicate with alcohol in order to deal with his manic depressive and bipolar-like symptoms, discarding the medication given to him by doctors. David subsequently expanded on his experiences by hosting a BBC documentary, David Harewood: My Psychosis and Me.


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