Is Chadwick Boseman married? Yes, he was. His wife’s name is Taylor Simone Ledward who is a vocalist by profession. He died on August 28, 2020, due to colon cancer at his home with his wife and family by his side. Scroll down to explore more interesting personal facts and biography of Boseman:
Who was Chadwick Boseman?
Born as Chadwick Aaron Boseman, he landed the planet on November 29, 1976, which makes his age be 44 years old as of 2020. By profession, he was an American actor who is widely recognized for appearing as Jackie Robinson in biographical sports film 42, James Brown in biographical musical drama Get on Up and Thurgood Marshall in biographical legal drama Marshall.
He is also noted for appearing in the Marvel Cinematic Universe films Captain America: Civil War as the superhero Black Panther. His other popular appearance includes in the movies like Avengers: Infinity War and Black Panther. His famous television roles include series like Lincoln Heights (2008) and Persons Unknown (2010).
Early Life and Education
Boseman was born in 1976 and his place of birth is in Anderson, South Carolina, the United States of America. Talking about his family background, he was born to the parents named Leroy Boseman (father) and Carolyn Boseman (mother). Both of his parents belong to the Afro-American ethnicity background.
According to a DNA test, it is revealed that Boseman carries ancestors like Krio people from Sierra Leone, Limba people from Sierra Leone and Yoruba people from Nigeria. His father used to work at a textile factory whereas his mother was a nurse by profession.
Talking about his education and academic achievements, he went to T. L. Hanna High School from where he received his high school graduation in 1995. He used to write his play and perform in the stage from his junior days in his school. For his higher education, he was enrolled at Howard University in Washington, D.C. where he completed his graduation in 2000 by earning Bachelor of Fine Arts degree in directing.
Later, he attended New York City’s Digital Film Academy and started his career in Brooklyn as the drama instructor in the Schomburg Junior Scholars Program. With a dream of making a big success in the acting industry, he moved to Los Angeles in 2008.
Career and Professional Life
Boseman made his first appearance on the television in 2004 by appearing in an episode of Third Watch. He also made his appealing role in other episodes of the series like ER, CSI:NY and Law & Order.
He also continued his journey as a play writer where his script was performed in Chicago’s Congo Square Theatre Company. This was able to earn the nomination for a 2006 Joseph Jefferson Award for New Work. He made a recurring role in popular television series called Lincoln Heights in 2008. After that, he regularly appeared in television series, Persons Unknown in 2010.
He made a big breakthrough from his role as baseball pioneer and star Jackie Robinson in the 2013 film 42. He portrayed the role of an NFL draft prospect appearing opposite Kevin Costner in Draft Day in 2014. He entered into a five-picture deal with Marvel and portrayed the Marvel Comics character T’Challa / Black Panther with his first film as Captain America: Civil War.
Chadwick Boseman was a married man until his death. his wife Taylor Simone Ledward has always stood side by him until his death. Talking more about his personal life, Boseman was a Christian by religion who used to be a part of a church choir and youth group.
American actor Chadwick Boseman had a tall height of 6 feet or 183cm. He weighed about 86 kilograms making him have a perfect Body Mass Index (BMI) calculation. Being in the acting profession, it was the demand of his job to maintain a healthy and well-maintained body physique.
For this, Boseman adopted a healthy lifestyle by remaining under a scheduled workout and diet plan. He was a vegetarian and used to give special attention to his diet plans. In 2016, he was diagnosed with stage III colon cancer which reached stage IV before 2020. Despite being a cancer patient, he continued to work in several projects like a biographical legal drama film Marshall, war drama film Da 5 Bloods and others.
Salary and Net worth
The American biographical sports film 42 stars Chadwick Boseman had an estimated net worth of 8 million USD. He was active in the entertainment industry since 2000 and has appeared in numerous television and big screens. He was experiencing a rising professional growth but the untimely death also made his professional life came to an end.
Wiki and Facts
The biography of Chadwick Boseman is provided by most of the popular wiki sites including Wikipedia and IMDb. One can find his Twitter @chadwickboseman where he is being followed by more than 1.7 million followers. His Instagram account @chadwickboseman has amassed over 8.4 million followers now.