Chadwick Boseman Biography, Career, Wife, Death, and More!

Chadwick Boseman was an American actor and producer. He was famous as Marvel Cinematic Universe superhero Black Panther. In this post, we are going to cover Chadwick Boseman’s biography, his early life, career, films, family, death, and more.

Who was Chadwick Boseman?

Chadwick Boseman Biography

Chadwick Boseman was a Hollywood actor who is famously known as MCU superhero Black Panther. He was born on November 29, 1976, in Anderson, South Carolina. His parents Carolyn and Leroy Boseman, both are African-American.

The famous charters played by Boseman are Jackie Robinson in 42, James Brown in getting on Up, Thurgood Marshall in Marshall, and MCU superhero in Black Panther.

Early Life

His father worked in a textile factory, and his mother was a nurse. He graduated from T.L. Hanna High School and attended Howard University in Washington, DC. He graduated from there with a Bachelor of Fine Arts in directing. Then Boseman attends Oxford Summer Program in British American Drama Company in London. His teacher Phyliciya Rashad helped him a lot to take part in it.

After he returns to the US, he wanted to write and direct so, Boseman initially started to learn acting so that he could relate to actors. Then he joins the Digital Film Academy in New York City.

At the start of the career, he lived in Brooklyn. Then he moved to Los Angeles to start his acting career.


Chadwick Boseman got his first television role in an episode of Third Watch in 2003. Then he appeared in the daytime soap All My Children, but Boseman got fired from there. He appeared in several television shows such as Law & Order, CSI: NY, ER, Lincoln Heights, and more.

Boseman portrayed a baseball player Jackie Robinson in the film 42. His performance in the movie was outstanding. He also starred in the indie film The Kill Hole that year.

Boseman appeared as an NFL draft prospect in Draft Day and starred as singer James Brown in getting on Up in 2014. He started on Egyptian Mythology in Gods of Egypt which, was released in 2016. Then later that year, Boseman starred as MCU comic character T Challa/ Black Panther in Captain America: Civil War. This character earned him massive popularity in the whole world. Then he started in the film Black Panther in 2018. In 2018 and 2019, he appeared in two of the highest-grossing films Avengers: Infinity War and Avengers: Endgame. He also starred in 21 Bridges in 2019.

Boseman signed the war drama “Da 5 Bloods” in 2019, released on June 12, 2020.

Chadwick Boseman wife

In 2015 the actor started dating singer Tylor Simone Leddward, and they got engaged in October 2019. His family revealed that they got married in secret.

Chadwick Boseman wife


In 2016 Boseman was diagnosed with stage 3 cancer. He continued working on films during his treatment, and in 2020 it was progressed to stage IV. Chadwick Boseman died on August 28, 2020, because of complications related to colon cancer.

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Chadwick Boseman Age, Wife, Net worth and More!

Full NameChadwick Aaron Boseman
Known AsChadwick Boseman
BornNovember 29, 1976
DiedAugust 28, 2020 (Aged 44)
Height & Physical Stats
Height in Feet/Inches5 feet 11 ½ Inches
Height in Centimeters181cm
Height in Meters1.81m
Eye ColourDark Brown
Hair ColourBlack
Personal Life
HometownAnderson, South Carolina
School T. L. Hanna High School
College Howard University in Washington, D.C
Educational Qualifications Bachelor of Fine Arts in directing
FatherLeroy Boseman
BrotherKevin Boseman
Wife/SpouseTylor Simone Leddward
Net worth$12 million
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