Chadwick Boseman

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Full Name Chadwick Boseman
Age 43 Years Old
Nick Name Chad
Gender Male
Famous As Actor
Birth Date November 29th, 1976
Birth Place Anderson, South Carolina

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About Chadwick Boseman

Chadwick Aaron Boseman, popularly known as Chadwick Boseman was an American actor. He was best known for his superhero role as Black Panther in the Marvel Cinematic Universe films, Black Panther. He reprised his role as Black Panther in other Marvel films. He is also known for his portrayal of real-life historical figures, Jackie Robinson in 42, James Brown in Get on Up, and Thurgood Marshall in Marshall. Besides movies, he has also starred in numerous TV shows. 

The Black Panther star, Boseman died of colon cancer on 28 August 2020. He died at the age of 43. 

Who is Taylor Simone Ledward, Chadwick Boseman's wife?

Boseman was born Chadwick Aaron Boseman on 29 November 1976. His birthplace is in Anderson, South Carolina, in the United States. He held an American nationality. He was born to a Leroy Boseman (father) and Carolyn Boseman (mother). He was born to African-American parents. He belonged to Black ethnicity and his religion is Christianity. His zodiac sign is Sagittarius. He had 2 siblings, brothers: Derrick and Kevin. 

Chadwick Boseman mother

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Regarding his educational background, he attended college at Howard University in Washington, D.C. He graduated from Howard with a Bachelor of Fine Arts in directing in 2000. His teacher, Phylicia Rashad helped raise funds to help Boseman and some classmates to attend the Oxford Mid-Summer Program of the British American Drama Academy in London. He initially wanted to become a writer and director. He returned to the United States and graduated from New York City's Digital Film Academy. He started his career from Brooklyn and started working as the drama instructor in the Schomburg Junior Scholars Program at the Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture in Harlem, New York. He eventually moved to Los Angeles to pursue his acting career in 2008.

Boseman stood at a height of 1.83 m i.e. 6 feet tall. He had a body weight of 189.5 m i.e. 86 kg. He had an athletic body build. His eye color was dark brown and his hair color was black. He had curly hair. His sexual orientation was straight. 

Chadwick Boseman movies

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Chadwick Boseman Career

  • Chadwick Boseman made his acting debut with the guest role in the television series, Third Watch in 2003. 
  • He appeared in the recurring role in All My Children in the same year.
  • He landed one of the main roles as Nathaniel "Nate" Ray in the family drama series, Lincoln Height in 2008.
  • His another major tv role is Sergeant McNair in the mystery series, Persons Unknown in 2010.
  • He has also appeared in guest roles in numerous television series including, Law & Order, CSI: NY, ER, Cold Case, Lie to Me, The Glades, Fring, Castle, Fringe, Detroit 1-8-7, and Justified.
  • He made his film debut in the role of Floyd Little in the 2008 American sports film, The Express: The Ernie Davis Story.
  • He landed the major film role legendary baseball player Jackie Robinson in the 2013 biographical sports film, 42. 
  • He is best known for his role as a superhero, Black Panther in Marvel movies. He first appeared as T'Challa/Black Panther in Captain America: Civil War in 2016. The role of Black Panther earned him global recognition.
  • He starred in the lead role as Black Panther in the 2018 movie, Black Panther. 

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  • For his role in 2018 movie, Black Panther, he won 2 MTV Movie & TV Awards, 1 Screen Actors Guild Awards, and 1 NAACP Image Awards. 
  • He later reprised his role as Black Panther in Avengers: Infinity War in 2018 and Avengers: Endgame in 2019.
  • His other major films are Get on Up and Marshall. He portrayed legendary singer James Brown in the biographical musical drama, Get on Up in 2014.
  • He portrayed civil rights activist, Thurgood Marshall, in the 2017 biographical film, Marshall. 
  • He has also starred in films, Gods of Egypt (2016), Message from the King (2016), 21 Bridges (2019), and Da 5 Bloods (2020).

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Who was Chadwick Boseman Married to?

Chadwick Boseman was a married man. He was married to Taylor Simone Ledward. Ledward is a singer who graduated with a bachelor's degree in Music Industry Studies from California State Polytechnic University Pomona in 2014. The couple reportedly started dating in 2015. They were spotted together on numerous occasions. Their relationship was confirmed by Boseman in 2019. The couple got engaged in October 2019. The couple got married sometime in 2020. 

He was a vegetarian. 

He lived in Los Angeles, California in the United States.

Chadwick Boseman Cause of Death

Chadwick Boseman was diagnosed with stage III colon cancer in 2016. Before 2020, his cancer progressed to stage IV. He had not spoken publicly about his cancer diagnosis. He completed filming Marshall, Da 5 Bloods, Ma Rainey's Black Bottom, and others. His movie Ma Rainey's Black Bottom will be released posthumously. He died at the age of 43 on 28 August 2020. He died at his home of complications related to colon cancer. His family released an official statement regarding his death,

"It is with immeasurable grief that we confirm the passing of Chadwick Boseman.⁣ Chadwick was diagnosed with stage III colon cancer in 2016, and battled with it these last 4 years as it progressed to stage IV. A true fighter, Chadwick persevered through it all, and brought you many of the films you have come to love so much. From Marshall to Da 5 Bloods, August Wilson's Ma Rainey's Black Bottom and several more, all were filmed during and between countless surgeries and chemotherapy. ⁣It was the honor of his career to bring King T'Challa to life in Black Panther. He died in his home, with his wife and family by his side. ⁣The family thanks you for your love and prayers, and asks that you continue to respect their privacy during this difficult time." 

What is Chadwick Boseman net worth?

Chadwick Boseman earned from his career as an actor. He starred in numerous movies and tv series in his career. Having starred in Marvel films, his films grossed billions worldwide. Besides films and tv series, he has also appeared in Lexus LS 500 Super Bowl 2018 NFL commercial. His net worth was estimated at $12 million.