Chadwick Boseman: Bio, Wiki, Career, Affairs, Age & Income

Chadwick Boseman was an American film actor. He worked in many Hollywood movies and was very talented.

He started his acting career with guest manifestations on television. He regularly appeared on the series like “short-lived Lincoln Heights” and “Persons Unknown”. Chadwick breakthrough performance came as baseball player Jackie Robinson biopic movie “42” which came out in the year 2013.

He proceeded to depict historical figures, transpiring as singer James Brown Get on Up and as Supreme Court Justice Thurgood Marshall in Marshall.

Chadwick Boseman wiki and Person Details

Real Name Chadwick Aaron Boseman
Nickname The Black Panther
Famous ForPlaying Role of Black Panther

Chadwick full name was Chadwick Aaron Boseman. While he was been most known as The Black Panther throughout the world.

Chadwick was Actor by profession. He was very famous and was having millions of Fans. He was one of the Most Handsome & Successful Hollywood Actor. He was renowned for his portrayal of Black Panther in MCU.

Chadwick Boseman Birthday, Age and Biography

Birth DateNovember 29, 1976
DiedAugust 28, 2020
Age43 (As of 2020)
Birth PlaceAnderson, South Carolina, U.S
Home Town Los Angeles, California, U.S.
Zodiac sign:Cancer

Chadwick was born on 29 November 1976 in Anderson, South Carolina, U.S. While Talking About His Religion, he was raised up as Christian and attend church regularly. While his zodiac sign was Cancer.

Unfortunately, Chadwick was dead on 28th August 2020. The actor was suffering from Colon Cancer since last 4 year. He died peacefully having his family around at home in Los Angeles, California, the U.S. It was a big loss for a Hollywood Industry as Chadwick was very Talented and Amazing Actor.


Chadwick Boseman Physical Appearance

Height6 feet
Weight76 Kg
Chest Size42 inches
Waist Size32 inches
Bicep16 inch
Eyes Color Dark Brown
Hairs Color Black
Body ShapeAthletic
Sexual Orientation Straight

Chadwick age was 43 years and, he was very handsome and fit. His body was amazing and have six-packs was very flexible.

His height was 6 feet and have a weight of 76 kg. The face appearance of Chadwick was Blackish and had a body measurement of 42-32-16 inches. The colour of his Hair was Black and his Eyes was Dark Brown.

Chadwick Boseman Family and Relatives

Father NameLeroy Boseman
Mother Name-Carolyn Boseman
Brother NameDerrick Boseman and Kevin Boseman

Chadwick was born and raised in Anderson, South Carolina. His mother Carolyn and father Leroy Boseman, both were Half African and Half American. Chadwick father worked at a textile factory, managing an upholstery business as well while his mother was a nurse. As per the Chadwick, DNA testing indicated that some of his forebears were Krio people from Sierra Leone, Yoruba people from Nigeria and Limba people from Sierra Leone.

He also has two brothers named Derrick Boseman and Kevin Boseman.


Chadwick Boseman Education/Qualification

SchoolT. L. Hanna High School
UniversityHoward University in Washington, D.C.
AcademyBritish American Drama Academy, New York City’s Digital Film Academy

Chadwick completed his high school graduation from T. L. Hanna High School In the year 1995. During his junior year in school, he wrote his first play, named Crossroads, and staged it at the school. He wrote after a classmate of him was shot and killed. Chadwick than completed his college education from Howard University in Washington, D.C., and graduated in 2000 with a Bachelor of Fine Arts in directing.

One of his teachers was Phylicia Rashad, became his mentor. The teacher helped him to raise funds, notably from her friend and well-known actor Denzel Washington, so that Chadwick and some classmates could attend the Oxford Mid-Summer Program of the British American Drama Academy in London, to which they had been accepted.

Chadwick preferred to write and direct, and originally started studying acting to learn how to pertain to actors. After he returned to the U.S., he graduated from New York City’s Digital Film Academy.

At the start of his career, he lived in Brooklyn. Chadwick worked as the drama educator in the Schomburg Junior Scholars Program, housed at the Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture in Harlem, New York. In 2008, he moved to Los Angeles to follow his acting career.

Chadwick Boseman Career

Movie Career

After doing several minor roles in movies, Chadwick got his first lead role in the 2013 movie “42”. In the movie, he portrayed the role of baseball pioneer and star Jackie Robinson. During that time he auditioned for the role he was directing an off-Broadway play in East Village. He was contemplating to give up acting and seeking directing full-time at the time.

Around 25 other actors had been extremely considered for the role. Though director Brian Helgeland liked Chadwick courage and cast him after he had auditioned twice. He performance was loved by people and critics. Robinson’s widow, Rachel Robinson, remarked that Chadwick execution was like seeing Jackie again. In 2013, Chadwick also starred in the indie film “The Kill Hole”, which was released in theatres a few weeks before the film 42.

2008The Express: The Ernie Davis Story
2012The Kill Hole
2014Draft Day
2014Get on Up
2016Gods of Egypt
2016Captain America: Civil War
2016Message from the King
2018Black Panther
2018Avengers: Infinity War
2019Avengers: Endgame
201921 Bridges
2020Da 5 Bloods

He got his breakthrough role and biggest role in the year 2016. He started representing the Marvel Comics character T’Challa / Black Panther. He appeared first in “Captain America: Civil War” and it was his first film in a five-movie deal with Marvel. His than appeared in the movie “Black Panther” in the year 2018. It concentrated on the identity and his home country of Wakanda in Africa. The film opened to great expectation, and become one of the highest-grossing films of the year in the United States.

He repeated the role again in movies like “Avengers: Infinity War” and “Avengers: Endgame”, which were released in 2018 and 2019, respectively. Both movies were the biggest grossing of the year they were released. While Endgame becomes the highest-grossing film of all time. Then in the year 2019, he starred in “21 Bridges”. It was an American action thriller film directed by Brian Kirk. Chadwick played the role of an NYPD detective who shuts down the eponymous 21 bridges of Manhattan to find two suspected cop killers.

Television Career

Chadwick acted on stage in numerous productions. He won an AUDELCO award in the year 2002, while he also direct and wrote many plays. His first television appearance came in the year 2003, in an episode of Third Watch. In the same year, Chadwick played the role of  Reggie Montgomery in the daytime soap opera All My Children. Unfortunately, he was fired after voicing concerns to producers about racist stereotypes in the script. The role was thereafter re-cast, with Chadwick future Black Panther co-star Michael B. Jordan assuming the role.

2003All My Children
2003Third Watch
2004Law & Order
2006CSI: NY
2008 ER
2008 Cold Case
2008–2009Lincoln Heights
2009Lie to Me
2010Persons Unknown
2010The Glades
2011 Fringe
2011Detroit 1-8-7
2021What If…?

In starting of his career he works in episodes of the series Law & Order, CSI: NY, and the year 2008. He played a regular role on the television series Lincoln Heights. He then again played the regular role in 2010 in another television series, Persons Unknown.

Chadwick has completed his voiceover in Marvel Animated series What If…?. He completed it before his demise and it will be last time we will see and listen to him.

Chadwick Boseman Girlfriend/Wife Marital Status and Affairs

WifeTaylor Simone Ledward

Chadwick started dating singer Taylor Simone Ledward in the year 2015. They both were made for each other. The couple reportedly got engaged on October 2019. After that, they later married in secret. It was revealed by Chadwick family in an announcement declaring openly after his death. 


Chadwick Boseman Social Media Account

Instagram11.3 Million Followers
Facebook1.1 Million Followers
Twitter1 Million Followers

Chadwick was having a Good Fan Following on Social Media. He has around 11.3 Million followers on Instagram, whereas he has 1M followers on Twitter. Around 1.1M like his Facebook page. He was Quite Active on Social Media and he loves to interact with Fans.

The post from the account of Chadwick which make the announcement of Chadwick Death became the most liked post and have most retweet on Twitter.

Unknown Facts About Chadwick Boseman

  • He was a lifelong Democrat.
  • Upon his death, he was cremated and his ashes returned to his spouse.
  • From the eight films produced by Chadwick Boseman, he had Logan Coles as one of (or only) his producing partners in six of those films.
  • Denzel Washington paid for Chadwick Boseman’s tuition at Oxford University.

Frequently Asked Questions about Chadwick Boseman

1) Is Chadwick Boseman married?

The ‘Black Panther’ actor who died of colon cancer, got married to his long-time girlfriend Taylor Simone Ledward few months before his death.

2) Is Chadwick Boseman Nigerian?

According to Boseman, DNA testing indicated that some of his ancestors were Krio people from Sierra Leone, Yoruba people from Nigeria and Limba people from Sierra Leone.

3) How much did Chadwick Boseman make in Black Panther?

Chadwick earned $2 million for appearing in the film.

4) Is Chadwick Boseman was sick?

“Black Panther” star Chadwick Boseman died of cancer on Friday. … Boseman was diagnosed with colon cancer four years ago, his family said in a statement, according to the Associated Press. He never spoke publicly about his illness.

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