Chadwick Boseman was an American playwriter, screenwriter as well as an actor. He had accumulated a net worth of $12 million at the time he met his death. During his career, which was unexpectedly shortened, Boseman dominated the acting by appearing in high-profile films.
He gained a good reputation for acting real-life historical figures in a well-laid manner. In addition, the bossman was known for performing mainstream tasks in the show Marvel Cinematic universe.
Net worth: $12 Million
Date of Birth: Nov 29, 1976- August 28, 2020 (48 years)
Height: 6 ft ( 1.83)
Nationality: United States of America
Early Life of Chadwick Boseman
Chadwick Aaron was sired on November 29th of 1976, in Anderson, south side of Carolina. He was raised in a Christian and working-class background. Boseman developed an interest in performing arts at a very tender age. He participated in singing in the church choir in his youth life.
While he was still in high school, he wrote a play inspired by the killing of his friend shot to death. Boseman staged the play and acted in his school. After he graduated from high school in 1995, he continued with his studies at Howard University.
Chadwick Boseman took studies in performing arts and pursued a degree in directing, and he graduated in 2000. During the summer season, Boseman attended a drama program which was help in British American Drama Academy in the city of London, England, which was in collaboration with Oxford University.
Boseman was aware that if he were to become a good director, he had to undergo some training in acting. He later graduated from the digital film Academy in New York City. In 2008, he moved to Los Angeles to pursue his full career in acting.
The career of Chadwick Boseman
Before arriving in Los Angeles, he had earlier worked as an actor in different television shows such as ‘Third Watch’ and others. He went on to write plays, and one of his writing was acted in Chicago. After reaching Los Angeles, Chadwick made an appointment on recurring roles in the Lincoln heights series.
He also created his film debut in ‘The Express: The Ernie Davis Story. In 2010, he made another booking for a recurring role in the well-known series Persons Unknown. His biggest breakthrough found him in 2013 when he booked a central role in a film titled ‘42’. Chadwick Boseman acted as the baseball star Jackie Robinson in the series. The same year he was featured in an independent film titled ‘The Kill Hole.’
In 2014, Boseman got a role in another sports film named ‘Draft Day,’ Which featured Kevin Costner. After that, he acted as James Brown in the film ‘ Get on Up.’2016, Chadwick Boseman returned to the screen this time around and acted as the Egyptian god Thoth in the film ’God’s of Egypt.’
However, the most prominent role of the year was when he acted as the T’Challa in the film ‘Captain America,’ where he appeared for the first time as the superhero Black Panther in the Marvel film show. This 2018 film was highly ranked as it accumulated almost $1.35 billion at the box and made Boseman’s status raised as an internationally known actor.
Some of the films Boseman featured
- The Express, which was aired in 2008
- 42, which was released in 2013
- Draft Day filmed in 2014
- Get on up that was aired in 2014
- The Gods of Egypt of 2016
- Message from the king aired in 2016
- Marshall of 2017
- Black Panther of 2018
- Avengers: Endgame 2019
- Da 5 Bloods 2020
- 21 Bridges 2019
His Personal Life
Chadwick Boseman was dating singer Taylor Simone Ledward since 2015. they were reported that they got engaged in October 2019, and later they got married secretly. This was according to family reports as they were announcing his death.
Apart from their acting career, he participated in charitable cancer works such as St. Jude’s Hospital. He continued to support those who were struggling with the disease until he met his death.
In politics, bossman encouraged a voting campaign, and his last tweet was when he congratulated Kamala Harris for making it as the first President.
Illness and Death
In 2016, Chadwick Boseman was diagnosed with stage three colon cancer, which unfortunately advanced to stage four before 2020. However, regardless of the sickness, it was never publicly announced. He went ahead to undergo treating involving multiple surgeries as well as chemotherapy.
On August 28, 2020, he died at his home place due to complications related to colon cancer. He died without a will, and it is believed that his estate was to be governed by California law through the representation of Ledwaed. On September 4, 2020, he was laid to rest in Anderson, south of Carolina.