Chadwick Boseman is an American actor known for his portrayals of real-life historical figures such as Jackie Robinson in 42, James Brown in Get on Up and Thurgood Marshall  in Marshall and for his portrayal of the superhero Black Panther in the Marvel Cinematic Universe films Captain America: Civil War, Black Panther, Avengers: Infinity War and the upcoming Avengers: Endgame.

Birth Name

Chadwick Aaron Boseman

Nickname

Chad

Profession

Actor

Nationality

American

Personal Life

Birthday / Date of Birth

Chadwick Boseman was born on November 29, 1977 in Anderson, South Carolina, USA.

Age

He’s currently 41 years old.

Residence

Los Angeles, California, United States

Sun Sign

Sagittarius

Ethnicity

Black

He has African American ancestry.

Religion

Christianity

Education

Chadwick went to T. L. Hanna High School, Anderson, South Carolina and graduated in 1995. In 2000, he joined Howard University, Washington, DC, for a degree in bachelor of fine arts in Directing. Later, Chadwick and some classmates got the opportunity to join Oxford Mid-Summer Program of the British American Drama Academy in London. He also graduated from New York City’s Digital Film Academy.

Family Details

  • Father – Leroy Boseman (Worked in a Textile Factory)
  • Mother – Carolyn Boseman (Nurse)
  • Siblings – Derrick Boseman (Older Brother) (Preacher in Tennessee), Kevin Boseman (Middle Brother) (Dancer, Singer)

Marital Status

Single

Girlfriend / Spouse

Chadwick Boseman has dated –

  • Taylor Simone Ledward – He has been in a relationship with vocalist Taylor Simone Ledward since a couple of years.

  • Regina Hall (2018) – It was rumored that he was dating actress and comedienne, Regina Hall, in 2018.

Physical Statistics

Height

  • In feet – 6 feet
  • In centimeters – 183 cm
  • In meters – 1.83 m

Weight

  • In Kilograms – 86 kg
  • In Pounds – 190 lbs

Body Build

Athletic

Eye Color

Dark Brown

Hair Color

Black

Sexuality

Straight

Professional Statistics

Famous For

  • Being a charismatic actor and popularizing the characters of Jackie Robinson in 42, James Brown in Get on Up, Black Panther in the Marvel Cinematic Universe, Thurgood Marshall in Marshall, Vontae Mack in Draft Day and Jacob King in Message from the King.
  • His memorable roles in the television series such as Nathaniel Ray in Lincoln Heights and Graham McNair in Persons Unknown.
  • Writing and directing two short movies, Heaven and Blood Over a Broken Pawn.

Film Debut

In 2008, he made his first theatrical film appearance in a small role as Floyd Little in the biographical drama The Express.

Television Debut

In 2003, he made his television show debut in the decades-old drama TV series All My Children.

Brand Endorsements

Chadwick Boseman has appeared in Lexus LS 500 Super Bowl 2018 NFL commercial.

Distinctive Features

  • Curly short hair.
  • He has a beard which is thicker below the chin.
  • Toned body.
  • Big eyes with an intense facial expression.

Chadwick Boseman Favorites

  • Favorite Food – Thai Food

Chadwick Boseman Net worth

Chadwick Boseman has a total net worth of $8 million dollars.

Social Media Profiles

Some Lesser Known Facts About Chadwick Boseman

  • Initially, Chad began his career in Brooklyn and later moved to Los Angeles to focus on his acting career.
  • His teacher Phylicia Rashad, who taught the acting class, was his mentor.
  • Growing up, he excelled in basketball.
  • Chadwick Boseman is a playwright. He wrote his first play, Crossroads and staged it his junior year as a tribute to his classmate who was shot and killed.
  • He worked as the drama instructor in the Schomburg Junior Scholars Program, housed at the Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture in Harlem, New York.
  • His play “Deep Azure” was nominated for a 2006 Joseph Jefferson Award for New Work. It was performed at the Congo Square Theatre Company in Chicago, Illinois.
  • He was given baby powder to get into his Black Panther suit.
  • Chadwick Boseman started his acting career by appearing in small roles in television shows before landing on a titular role in the film 42.
  • In 2014, Boseman appeared opposite Kevin Costner in Draft Day, in which he played an NFL draft prospect.
  • In 2016, he starred as Thoth, a deity from Egyptian mythology in Gods of Egypt.
  • He will reprise the role in the upcoming Avengers film, which is scheduled to release in 2019.
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