Chadwick Boseman Biography, Age, Movies, Net Worth and Death

Name

Chadwick Boseman

Full Name

Chadwick Aaron Boseman

Age/Date of Birth

43 years, November 29, 1976

Occupation

Actor, Producer

Place of Birth

Anderson, South Carolina, US

Spouse

Taylor Simone Ledward

Died

28th August, 2020

Net worth

$12million

Chadwick Aaron Boseman was born on November 29, 1976 at Anderson, South Carolina, U.S. Chadwick Boseman was an American actor and producer. He is popular for staring in one of Marvel Cinematic Universe most notable movie Black Panther in 2018. Boseman also featured in Avengers End game in 2019.

Boseman in an interview said that DNA test indicates his ancestral home is Yoruba people from Nigeria and Limba people from Sierra Leone.

Educational Background

Chadwick Boseman grew up in Anderson, South Carolina. In 1995, Boseman graduated from T. L. Hanna High School.

In 2000, Chadwick Boseman graduated with a Bachelors in Fine Art from Howard University in Washington, D.C. He proceeded to Oxford Mid-Summer Program of the British American Drama Academy in London.

Career

In 2003, Boseman got his first role as an actor in an episode of Third Watch and day time soap opera “All My Children “. He was fired from his role in “All My Children ” after he raised concerns over racist stereotypes in the script.

He also featured in episodes of CSI New York, Law and Order and ER in his early career.

Chadwick Boseman wrote the script for Deep Azure performed at the Congo Square Theatre Company in Chicago.

Chadwick Boseman initially wanted to write and direct but after his graduation from New York City’s Digital Film Academy, he worked as a drama instructor in the Schomburg Junior Scholars Program.

In 2008, Boseman moved to Los Angeles to pursue his career in acting. During the said period he featured in the television series Lincoln Heights, where he played reoccurring roles. He also featured in first feature film, The Express: The Ernie Davis Story.

In 2010, Boseman landed a regular role in another television series, Persons Unknown.

In 2013, Boseman landed his first lead role in the movie 42, where he starred as baseball pioneer and star Jackie Robinson. He also starred in the indie film The Kill Hole.

Boseman considered giving up acting to become a full time director when directing an off-Broadway play in East Village when he auditioned for the role.

In 2014, Boseman played the role of NFL draft prospect in Draft Day. He also starred as James Brown in Get on Up.

In 2016, Boseman featured as Thot in Egyptian deity movie “Gods of Egypt “. Later that year he started portraying the Black Panther/Tchalla character after a five picture deal Marvel. He later featured in Marvel’s Captain America; Civil War later that year.

In 2018, Boseman played the role of Tchalla in Marvel’s 2018 movie “Black Panther. He played the same role in Marvel’s Avengers: Infinity War and Avengers: Endgame, which were released in 2018 and 2019, respectively.

In 2019, he stared as a New York Police detective in 21 Bridges, an American action thriller directed by Brian Kirk. Later in 2019, it was announced that Boseman will feature in Netflix war drama film Da 5 Bloods which was released in June 2020.

Chadwick Boseman movies

Year

Title

Role

2008

The Express: The Ernie Davis Story

Floyd Little

2012

The Kill Hole

Lt. Samuel Drake

2013

42

Jackie Robinson

2014

Draft Day

Vontae Mack

Get on Up

James Brown

2016

Gods of Egypt

Thoth

Captain America: Civil War

T’Challa / Black Panther

Message from the King

Jacob King

2017

Marshall

Thurgood Marshall

2018

Black Panther

T’Challa / Black Panther

Avengers: Infinity War

2019

Avengers: Endgame

21 Bridges

Andre Davis

2020

Da 5 Bloods

Norman Earl “Stormin’ Norm” Holloway

Television Series

Year

Title

Role

2003

All My Children

Reggie Porter

Third Watch

David Wafer

2004

Law & Order

Foster Keyes

2006

CSI: NY

Rondo

2008

ER

Derek Taylor

Cold Case

Dexter Collins

2008–2009

Lincoln Heights

Nathaniel “Nate” Ray

2009

Lie to Me

Cabe McNeil

2010

Persons Unknown

Sergeant McNair

The Glades

Michael Richmond

2011

Castle

Chuck Russell

Fringe

Mark Little / Cameron James

Detroit 1-8-7

Tommy Westin

Justified

Ralph Beeman

2018

Saturday Night Live

Himself

2021

What If

T’Challa / Black Panther / Star-Lord

Personal Life

Chadwick Boseman was married to singer Taylor Simone Ledward. He is a Christian.

Chadwick Boseman Death

Chadwick Boseman was diagnosed of stage III colon cancer in 2016 which later Progressed to stage IV by 2020. However,Boseman kept his battle with cancer personal as he never spoke publicly about his battle with cancer.

Despite chemotherapy and several surgeries, Boseman continued to work and film movies like Marshall, Da 5 Bloods, Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom and others.

However, on 28th August 2020, Chadwick Boseman died at the age of 43 of complications from cancer in his residence with his wife and family by his side.

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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. ⁣ ⁣ Photo Credit: @samjonespictures

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Chadwick Boseman Net Worth

According to Celebrity Net Worth, Chadwick Boseman net worth is estimated to be $12million at the time of his death

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