Simon Cavill: Inside Life of Henry Cavill’s Older Brother

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Simon Cavill: Inside Life of Henry Cavill’s Older Brother
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Simon Cavill is one of the four brothers of the British actor Henry Cavill (aka Henry William Dalgliesh Cavill). His brother is best known for playing characters Charles Brandon in The Tudors, Sherlock Holmes in the Netflix film Enola Holmes, and Superman in the DC Extended Universe.

Besides his identity as a celebrity sibling, information about Simon is rare in the media. However, being the brother of the most loved actor, people are curious to know Simon Cavill in person. Well, what does he do?  Is he married or single?

Read the following piece of writing to know everything about Simon in detail. Here we go.

Who Is Simon Cavill? Detail On His Early Life And Parents

As we said earlier, Simon is the brother of the British actor Henry Cavill. Since he is in the limelight as a celebrity sibling, not many details about his birth and early life are known in the media. However, Cavill was born to his parents Marianne Dalgliesh (Cavill) and Colin Cavill in a Roman Catholic family in Britain.

At the moment, his exact age is missing however we can assume that Simon must be in his 40s if compared with his little brother Henry’s age who is currently 39 years old.

Besides, in regard to his ethnicity, he is of English, Irish, and some Scottish descent. Further, he holds British nationality.

Simon Grew Up With His Four Siblings

Simon is one of the five sons of his parents. He has two older siblings named Niki Richard Dalgliesh Cavill and Piers Cavill while his younger brothers are Henry Cavill and Charlie Cavill.

Simon Cavill has four brothers
Simon Cavill with his brothers and father. Source: Henry Cavill’s Instagram

Both his older siblings, Niki and Piers served in the armed force. Niki is in Royal Marine Corps while Piers is a former tank commander and ex-army officer. Similarly, Simon’s younger brother Henry, as mentioned, is an actor.

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Likewise, Cavill’s youngest sibling Charlie is a film producer and actor known for Stratton (2017). Alongside his movie career, Charlie is also the owner of the candle company Cavil & Wicks.

All The Siblings Share a Great Bonding

Simon and his all four siblings share a great bonding. In an exclusive talk, Simon’s brother Henry said that his career in action movies is greatly based on the relationship among his siblings.

He told,

Growing up was intense – we were living on the edge of survival most of the time.

Off course, the actor joked about it being the survival most of the time. They had the best childhood together and to date, all the siblings stand like a rock to each other.

Simon’s Brother, Henry Cavill Is A Well-Known Actor; His Short-Bio

The 39-year-old Simon’s brother Henry is a renowned British actor. Born in the year 1983, Henry began his acting career in 2001 as a teenager through the movie named, Laguna. Following his debut, he then appeared in numerous TV shows and movies like Goodbye, Mr. Chips, Midsomer Murders, Red Rising Hood, Tristan & Isolde, and many others.

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Simon’s brother Henry Cavill in the frame.

After working on several projects, Henry eventually gained fame with his lead role as Charles Brandon in Showtime’s TV series The Tudors. Cavil’s Hollywood fame kicked off with him starring as Superman in the 2013 film, Man of Steel. Following that, Simon’s actor brother portrayed the very role in several other DC movies.

In the meantime, he also starred in projects like The Witcher, Enola Holmes, and its sequel. Further, for his outstanding acting, he has been honored with awards like MTV Movie Award and several other nominations.

Who Are Simon Cavill’s Parents?

As aforementioned, his parents are Marianne Cavill and Colin Cavil. Talking about his parents individually, his mom Marianne is a Bailiwick native and had her upbringing in a mixed culture of English and French. Later after growing up, Marianne pursued a career in banking. All her life, she worked as a secretary in a bank.

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Simon Cavill’s Parents with his famous brother Henry.

Likewise, Simon’s father Colin was a stockbroker by profession. He was born in Chester, England. Moving on to Colin and Marianne’s relationship, the couple first came across around the 1970s and since then they are leading a wonderful married life. As we all know, the married duo are the parents of five handsome men.

Career: What Does Simon Cavill Do For A Living?

Talking about his work, Henry’s older brother Simon works in the finance field. While his elder siblings chose to be in the armed forces and his youngest two in the movie industry, Cavill pursued a career in finance.

Apart from his work area, nothing about his professional life is exposed in the media. However, we believe that being in finance, he must be earning enough money to live a luxurious lifestyle.

Simon Cavill’s Relationship Status: Is He Married?

As a matter of fact, Simon’s relationship status is not known at the moment. Besides his identity as a celebrity sibling, there is not mych information with respect to his personal life. So, with certainty, we cannot say anything, however, since the man is in his 40s, he may have experienced at least some form of relationship.

Simon Cavill's relationship status is unknown
Simon Cavill, the older brother of Henry Cavill

On the other hand, his younger brother Henry is currently in a relationship with his girlfriend named Natalie Viscuso who is the vice president at Roy Lee’s Vertigo Entertainment. The couple officially announced their relationship on April 10, 2021. Since then, they are together.

His Net Worth: How Rich Is Simon Cavill?

As a finance officer, Simon must be earning a decent amount. However, going through the online portal, it looks like his net worth is yet to be estimated. Meanwhile, his famous actor brother Henry Cavill has a fortune of $40 million as of 2023.

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