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Chadwick Boseman

Facts About Chadwick Boseman

Celebrated Name Chadwick Boseman
Age 45 Years Old
Nick Name Chad
Birth Name Chadwick Aaron Boseman
Birth Date 1976-11-29
Gender Male
Profession Actor
Place Of Birth Anderson, South Carolina
Birth Nation United States
Nationality American
Father Leroy Boseman
Mother Carolyn Boseman
Ethnicity African-American
Horoscope Sagittarius
Religion Christianity
Siblings 2
Brothers Derrick and Kevin
College / University Howard University
Debut Television Show/Series Third Watch
Debut Movie The Express
Marital Status Unmarried
Residence Los Angeles, California
Height 1.83 m (6 ft)
Weight 189.5 (86 kg)
Body Type Athletic
Eye Color Dark Brown
Hair Color Black
Hair Style Curly
Net Worth $8 million

Chadwick Aaron Boseman, popularly known by the name Chadwick Boseman was an American actor. He is best known for his role as the superhero Black Panther in the Marvel Cinematic Universe films Captain America: Civil War, Black Panther, and Avengers: Infinity War. He will reprise the role of Black Panther in the final series of the 2019 Avengers: Endgame. His other best-known films are 42, Get on Up, Draft Day, Message from the King, and Marshall. He has also appeared in numerous television series. The Black Panther actor died of colon cancer on 28 August 2020.

He has over 6 million followers on his Instagram. 

Black Panther Star Chadwick Boseman: 10 Things You Need To Know

'Black Panther' Star Chadwick Boseman Dies Of Cancer At Age 43

Black Panther star Chadwick Boseman died of colon cancer on 28 August 2020. Boseman died of complications from colon cancer at the age of 43. He passed away with his wife and family by his side. He was diagnosed with stage III colon cancer in 2016. His cancer progressed to stage IV before 2020. The actor did not speak publicly about his cancer diagnosis and completed filming several movies, Marshall, Da 5 Bloods, Ma Rainey's Black Bottom, and others. His family announced his death via an official statement,

"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." 

Chadwick Boseman Reaction To Best Picture 'Green Book' Goes Viral 

Chadwick Boseman, 42, reaction when 'Green Book' was named the Best Picture at the 91st Academy Awards went viral on social media. Seems like The Black Panther star is one among other stars who seems disappointed about the Best Picture winner. Chadwick Boseman starring Black Panther was one of the films nominated for the Best Picture along with Roma, BlacKkKlansman, Bohemian Rhapsody, The Favorite, A Star Is Born, and Vice. When Green Book was named the Best Picture, Chadwick Boseman turns his back to the stage with a shocking reaction. His reaction at the Oscars went viral on social media. 

What is Chadwick Boseman known for?

  • His role as Black Panther in Captain America: Civil War, Black Panther, Avengers: Infinity War, and the upcoming film, Avengers: Endgame.
  • His work in films 42, Get on Up, and Marshall.

Where is Chadwick Boseman from?

Chadwick Boseman was born on 29 November 1976. His birth name is Chadwick Aaron Boseman. He was born to a father, Leroy Boseman, and a mother, Carolyn Boseman. He was born to African-American parents and belongs to Black ethnicity. His birthplace is in Anderson, South Carolina, in the United States. He holds an American nationality. He follows the Christianity religion. His zodiac sign is Sagittarius. He has 2 brothers, Derrick and Kevin. 

He attended college at Howard University in Washington, D.C., where he graduated 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. He worked as the drama instructor in the Schomburg Junior Scholars Program at the Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture in Harlem, New York. 

He moved to Los Angeles in 2008 to pursue his acting career.

Television Career

  • Chadwick Boseman made his acting debut in the television film Third Watch in 2003. He also had a recurring role in All My Children in the same year.
  • Later, he has appeared in numerous television series including, Law & Order, CSI: NY, ER, Cold Case, and Lie to Me, among others.
  • The role of Nathaniel "Nate" Ray in the Lincoln Heights was one of his major roles in the television series, where he appeared in 9 episodes between 2008 and 2009. 
  • His another major role is Sergeant McNair in the 2010 American mystery drama television series, Persons Unknown.
  • He later appeared in The Glades, 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.
  • His major films include 42, Get on Up, Gods of Egypt, Message from the King, and Marshall, among others.
  • He appeared as the superhero Black Panther in the 2016 Marvel Comics superhero film, Captain America: Civil War. The role of Black Panther earned him global recognition. 
  • He reprised the role of Black Panther in the 2018 film of the same name. 
  • He also appeared as Black Panther in the Marvel Comic superhero film, Avengers: Infinity War in 2018. 
  • He will reprise the role of Black Panther in the Avengers: Endgame, which is scheduled to release in 2019. 


  • Nominated for 2016 Saturn Award for Best Supporting Actor in a Film for Captain America: Civil War.
  • 2018 MTV Movie Award for Best Actor in a Movie for his work in Black Panther.
  • 2018 MTV Movie Award for Best Hero for his work in Black Panther.
  • 2018 Screen Actors Guild Award for Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture for his work in Black Panther.
  • Nominated for 2018 Saturn Award for Best Actor in a Film for his work in Black Panther.

Everything To Know About Chadwick Boseman's wife, Taylor Simone Ledward

Who is Chadwick Boseman wife?

The Black Panther, Chadwick Boseman was a married man. He was married to singer Taylor Simone Ledward. The couple reportedly started dating in 2018. However, they were spotted together on several occasions since 2015. Together, they made several red carpet appearances as well. The couple reportedly got engaged in October 2019 and got married somewhere in late 2019 or early 2020. Sadly, Boseman passed away at the age of 43 due to colon cancer. 

Body Measurements

Chadwick Boseman stands at a height of 1.83 m i.e. 6 feet tall. He has a body weight of 189.5 m i.e. 86 kg. He has an athletic body build. His other body measurements are currently unavailable. He maintains his body well. He has dark brown eyes and his hair color is black. He has curly hair.

What is Chadwick Boseman net worth?

Chadwick Boseman has appeared in numerous films and television series. He has appeared in some of the blockbuster films such as Captain America: Civil War, Black Panther, and Avengers: Infinity War. He has also appeared in Lexus LS 500 Super Bowl 2018 NFL commercial. As of 2019, his net worth is estimated at $12 million. 

Did You Know?

  • His father worked at a textile factory, whereas his mother was a nurse.
  • His DNA testing has indicated that his ancestors were Krio people and Limba people from Sierra Leone and Yoruba people from Nigeria.
  • He appeared in Saturday Night Live in 2018.
  • He was selected among 25 other actors for the role of Jackie Robinson in the 2013 film, 42. He auditioned twice for the role.
  • He had also directed an off-Broadway play.
  • He prayed to be the Black Panther before he was cast as the character in the Marvel Cinematic Universe.
  • He has written and directed two short films, Heaven and Blood Over a Broken Pawn.