John Boyega

Facts About John Boyega

Celebrated NameJohn Boyega
Age31 Years Old
Nick NameJohn Boyega
Birth NameJohn Adedayo Bamidele Adegboyega
Birth Date1992-03-17
Profession Actor , Producer
Birth NationUnited Kingdom
Place Of BirthPeckham, London, England
Marital StatusUnmarried
FatherSamson Boyega
MotherAbigail Boyega
SistersGrace Boyega and Blessing Boyega
SchoolWestminster City School
College / UniversitySouth Thames College
UniversityUniversity of Greenwich
Height5 feet 9 inches
Weight87 Kg
Chest Size43 inches
Waist Size34 inches
Bicep Size15 inches
Body TypeAthletic
Hair ColorBlack
Eye ColorDark Brown
SalaryUnder Review
Net Worth$6 Million
Sexual OrientationStraight
HobbiesTravelling and Listening Music
Source of WealthEntertainment Industry
Favorite ActorOscar Isaac
Favorite ActressCailee Spaeny
Favorite ColorBlack
Favorite PlaceLondon
Awards WonTwo
Famous ForBeing a British-Nigerian actor and producer.
Best Known ForFor his appearances in 2011 science fiction comedy film, "Attack the Block" as a role of Moses.
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What is John Boyega famous for?

  • An English actor.
  • His roles as Finn in the Star Wars sequel trilogy films, The Force Awakens (2015), The Last Jedi (2017), and The Rise of Skywalker (2019).

John Boyega young

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Where does John Boyega live?

Going back to his early life, John was born in Peckham, South London, the UK to his Nigerian immigrant parents, Abigail and Samson. His father was a Pentecost preacher who wanted him to follow his footsteps and his mother worked with the disabled. He has two sisters named Grace and Blessing Boyega. Similarly, His nationality is British and his ethnicity is Black. His birth sign is Pisces and his religious views are Christianity.

For education, he attended Westminister City School and then went to South Thames College in 2008. After graduating in 2010, he enrolled at the University of Greenwich, London to study BA Film Studies & Media Writing, but dropped out to focus on acting. After that, He trained with the Identity School of Acting in London and he is a patron to the Los Angeles branch that launched in 2018.

John Boyega parents

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How did John Boyega begin his acting career?

  • While at the Identity School of Acting in London, John had six appearances at the National Theatre and Tricycle Theatre.
  • Later, he was offered a role in the sci-fi comedy film ‘Attack the Block’ in 2011. He plays the role of Moses, a tough urban teen, who fights an alien invasion with his friends which was the launchpad to his acting career.
  • The same year, he acted in the film ‘Junkhearts’, as a drug dealer in the criminal world of gun-running. He was cast in the boxing drama ‘Da Brick’ based on the life of Mike Tyson, written by John Ridley. However, he suffered a setback as the film was dropped by HBO.
  • His career progressed with a role in the film ‘My Murder’ in 2012. This was followed by an adaptation of Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie’s historical fiction book about the Nigerian civil war, ‘Half of a Yellow Sun’ in 2013 and ‘Imperial Dreams’ in 2014.
  • His real breakthrough came with a lead role in ‘Star Wars: The Force Awakens’, where he plays Finn, a storm-trooper. The movie was a huge box office hit and his performance brought in favorable reviews.
  • In 2016, He formed his own production company and called it Upperroom Entertainment Limited. He co-produced, alongside Legendary Entertainment, and starred in the lead role in a sequel to the 2013 movie, “Pacific Rim’, called ‘Pacific Rim: Uprising’ in 2018. He also starred in Kathryn Bigelow’s movie about the 1967 Detroit riots.
  • His other notable films are Junkhearts (2011), Becoming Human (2011), My Murder (2012), Half of a Yellow Sun (2013), The Whale (2013), 24: Live Another Day (2014), Star Wars Forces of Destiny (2017-18), Watership Down (2018), Serengeti (2019), Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker (2019) and many others.
  • His upcoming film and TV series projects are Small Axe and Naked Singularity which is scheduled to release in 2020.
  • Besides these, he also performed in stages in the play Othello (2010) at South Thanes College and Woyzeck (2017) at Old Vic Theatre.
  • Also, He has given his voice to the video games like Disney Infinity 3.0, Lego Star Wars: The Force Awakens (2016), and Star Wars Battlefront II (2017).

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John Boyega Relationship with a Christian Woman

John Boyega has not married yet nor in any relationship at present. He keeps his personal life very private. Thus, his present status is single.

However, His relationship with his co-stars has been purely on a professional platform and personal friendship. Media has tried to link him up with his ‘Star Wars: The Force Awakens’ co-star, Daisy Ridley but he has refuted their claim. Once he said that "he could only have a long-term relationship with a woman if she were a Christian."

What is John Boyega's net worth?

John Boyega has earned the sum of a good amount of money and salary from his profession as an actress in the field of the entertainment industry. As per the online sites, he has reported $6 million as of 2020. Further, his assets details are yet to be disclosed. He has endorsed any brands yet.

What is John Boyega's height?

John Boyega has a height of 5 feet 9 inches and he weighs around 87 Kg. His eyes are dark brown eyes and black hair color. He has an athletic body build with body measurements of 43-34-15 inches including his chest, waist, and biceps sizes.

Trivias About John Boyega You Need To Know.

  • He won a British Independent Award in 2011 and three Black Reel Awards in 2012.
  • The son of Nigerian immigrants; his father is a Pentecostal preacher and his mother works with the disabled.
  • Has a pet cat named Oluwalogan, often referred to as just Logan.
  • Established his own production company, UpperRoom Entertainment Limited, in January.

Frequently Asked Questions About John Boyega.

Where was John Boyega born?

John Boyega was born in Peckham, London, England.

Who is the father of John Boyega?

The father of John Boyega is Samson Boyega.

Who is the mother of John Boyega?

The mother of John Boyega is Abigail Boyega.

What is the color of John Boyega's hair?

John Boyega hair color is Black.

What is the color of John Boyega's eye?

John Boyega eye color is Dark Brown.

What is the salary of John Boyega?

The salary of John Boyega is Under Review.

What is the net worth of John Boyega?

The net worth of John Boyega is $6 Million.

John Boyega Biography

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Celebrated Name John Boyega
Age 31 Years Old
Nick Name John Boyega
Birth Name John Adedayo Bamidele Adegboyega
Birth Date 1992-03-17
Gender Male
Profession Actor , Producer
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Celebrated Name John Boyega
Age 31 Years Old
Nick Name John Boyega
Birth Name John Adedayo Bamidele Adegboyega
Birth Date 1992-03-17
Gender Male
Profession Actor , Producer
Birth Nation United Kingdom
Place Of Birth Peckham, London, England
Nationality British
Horoscope Pisces
Ethnicity Black
Religion Christianity
Marital Status Unmarried
Father Samson Boyega
Mother Abigail Boyega
Siblings Two
Sisters Grace Boyega and Blessing Boyega
School Westminster City School
College / University South Thames College
University University of Greenwich
Height 5 feet 9 inches
Weight 87 Kg
Chest Size 43 inches
Waist Size 34 inches
Bicep Size 15 inches
Body Type Athletic
Hair Color Black
Eye Color Dark Brown
Salary Under Review
Net Worth $6 Million
Sexual Orientation Straight
Hobbies Travelling and Listening Music
Source of Wealth Entertainment Industry
Favorite Actor Oscar Isaac
Favorite Actress Cailee Spaeny
Favorite Color Black
Favorite Place London
Awards Won Two
Famous For Being a British-Nigerian actor and producer.
Best Known For For his appearances in 2011 science fiction comedy film, "Attack the Block" as a role of Moses.