Sacha Baron Cohen Facts: Age, Parents, Wife, Children, Net Worth

Sacha Baron Cohen

Sacha Baron Cohen Facts: Age, Parents, Wife, Children, Net Worth —

Who is Sacha Baron Cohen?

Sacha Baron Cohen is a British actor, comedian, writer and producer. He is most widely known for portraying the humorous fictional characters Ali G, Brüno Gehard and Borat Sagdiyev .

At the 2012 British Comedy Awards, Baron Cohen received the Outstanding Achievement Award and accepted the award in-character as Ali G.

In 2013, he received the BAFTA Charlie Chaplin Britannia Award for Excellence in Comedy. In 2018, The Times named him among the 30 best living comedians.

Sacha Noam Baron Cohen was born on October 13, 1971, in London, England. In 2023, she turns 52 years old.

Sacha Baron Cohen

About Sacha Baron Cohen’s parents

Sacha Baron Cohen is the son of Daniella (Weiser) and Gerald Baron Cohen. His mother, photographer Daniella (née Weiser), was born in British Mandatory Palestine in 1939.

His father, editor-turned-clothing store owner Gerald “Jerry” Baron Cohen (1932–2016), was born into a Belarusian Ashkenazi Jewish family in London and grew up in the Welsh town of Pontypridd.

Baron Cohen’s paternal grandfather, Morris Moses Cohen, added “Baron” to his surname. His maternal grandmother, Liesel (née Levi), lived in Haifa and trained as a ballet dancer in Germany before fleeing the Nazis in 1936.

He has two older brothers: Erran, a composer with whom he often collaborates, and Amnon. His cousins include autism researcher Sir Simon Baron-Cohen, playwright Dan Baron Cohen, and filmmaker Ash Baron-Cohen.

About Sacha Baron Cohen’s siblings

Sacha Baron Cohen has two older siblings, Erran Baron Cohen and Amnon Baron Cohen. Erran is an English composer and trumpet player who has collaborated with Sacha on various projects.

He is a founding member of the world music group Zohar and has scored music for Sacha’s films and TV shows.

After scoring the Borat movie, he was asked to compose a classical piece with Kazakh influences for the Turan Alem Kazakhstan Philharmonic Orchestra.

Currently, Erran sings and plays keyboards and trumpet for the pop band Ridiculous with Jon Moss and Peter Noone.

Sacha Baron Cohen wife Isla Fisher
Sacha Baron Cohen and Isla Fisher Photo: George Pimentel/WireImage

About Sacha Baron Cohen’s wife

Isla Fisher, an Australian actress and writer, is the wife of Sacha Baron Cohen. She was born in Muscat on 3 February 1976 to Scottish parents Elspeth Reid and Brian Fisher.

Fisher received two Logie Award nominations for her portrayal of Shannon Reed on the Australian soap opera Home and Away (1994–1997).

She met Cohen at a party in Sydney in 2001, and they married on 15 March 2010 in a Jewish ceremony in Paris.

Fisher converted to Baron Cohen’s Jewish faith before their wedding, about which she later said, “I will definitely have a Jewish wedding just to be with Sacha. I would do anything, move into any religion, to be united in marriage with him. We have a future together and religion comes second to love as far as we are concerned.”

After three years of studying, she completed her conversion in early 2007. She took the Hebrew name Ayala, the Hebrew word for a female deer, and has described herself as keeping the Jewish Sabbath.

About Sacha Baron Cohen’s children

Sacha Baron Cohen and Isla Fisher have three children together. They welcomed their first daughter, Olive, in 2007, three years after getting engaged.

Their second child, a daughter named Elula, was born in August 2010. Their third child, a son named Montgomery, was born in March 2015.

Though the family is tight-knit, both Fisher and Cohen have refrained from posting their children on social media.

What is Sacha Baron Cohen’s net worth?

Sacha Baron Cohen’s net worth is an estimated $160 million.

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