Chadwick Boseman Height, Weight, Age, Body Statistics


Born Name

Chadwick Aaron Boseman

Nick Name


Chadwick Boseman at the Deauville Film Festival in September 2014
Chadwick Boseman at the Deauville Film Festival in September 2014 (Georges Biard / Wikimedia / CC BY-SA 3.0)

Sun Sign


Born Place

Anderson, South Carolina, United States


Los Angeles, California, United States




Chadwick went to T. L. Hanna High School, Anderson, South Carolina and graduated in 1995. In 2000, he joined Howard University, Washington, DC, for a degree in bachelor of fine arts in Directing.

Later, Chadwick and some classmates got the opportunity to join Oxford Mid-Summer Program of the British American Drama Academy in London. He also graduated from New York City’s Digital Film Academy.


Actor, Director, Writer


  • Father – Leroy Boseman (Worked in a Textile Factory)
  • Mother – Carolyn Boseman (Nurse)
  • Siblings – Derrick Boseman (Older Brother) (Preacher in Tennessee), Kevin Boseman (Middle Brother) (Dancer, Singer)


Chadwick Boseman is managed by –

  • Michael Greene, Talent Agent, Greene & Associates Talent Agency, Los Angeles, California, United States.
  • Chris Huvane, Manager, Management 360, Beverly Hills, California, United States.
  • Nicki Fioravante, Publicist, Viewpoint, Beverly Hills, California, United States.
  • Julian Zajfen, Legal Representatives, Ziffren Brittenham, Los Angeles, California, United States.




6 ft or 183 cm


86 kg or 189.5 lbs

Chadwick Boseman on the red carpet for 'Gods of Egypt' in February 2016
Chadwick Boseman on the red carpet for ‘Gods of Egypt’ in February 2016 (Sachyn / Wikimedia / CC BY-SA 3.0)

Girlfriend / Spouse

Chadwick Boseman has largely remained silent about his personal life while interacting with the media, which makes it difficult for us to ascertain anything about his dating history and love life.

Race / Ethnicity


He has African American ancestry. He is of West African descent such as the Limba and Mende people of Sierra Leone, Yoruba of Nigeria, and Jola people of Guinea-Bissau.

Hair Color


Eye Color

Dark Brown

Sexual Orientation


Distinctive Features

  • Curly short hair
  • He has a beard which is thicker below the chin.
  • Toned body
  • Big eyes with an intense facial expression

Brand Endorsements

Chadwick Boseman has appeared in Lexus LS 500 Super Bowl 2018 NFL commercial.



He had a religious upbringing. He was once a member of the church choir and youth group. Chad admitted that he had prayed for the role of Black Panther much before being cast as the character in the Marvel Cinematic Universe.

Chadwick Boseman at the 2017 San Diego Comic-Con International
Chadwick Boseman at the 2017 San Diego Comic-Con International (Gage Skidmore / Flickr / CC BY-SA 2.0)

Best Known For

  • Being a charismatic actor and popularizing the characters of Jackie Robinson in 42 (2013), James Brown in Get on Up (2014), Black Panther in the Marvel Cinematic Universe (since 2016), Thurgood Marshall in Marshall (2017), Vontae Mack in Draft Day (2014), and Jacob King in Message from the King (2016).
  • His memorable roles in the television series such as Nathaniel Ray in Lincoln Heights (2008) and Graham McNair in Persons Unknown (2010).
  • Writing and directing two short movies, Heaven and Blood Over a Broken Pawn.

First Film

In 2008, he made his first theatrical film appearance in a small role as Floyd Little in the biographical drama The Express.

First TV Show

In 2003, he made his television show debut in the decades-old drama TV series All My Children.

Personal Trainer

Chadwick Boseman has mostly enjoyed a physically fit body with lean body structure. Chadwick either works out by himself at the gym or gets a professional trainer for special roles.

Usually, the work out begins with warm-ups that involve a full body stretch, jogging, pull-ups, air squats and pushups. Chadwick concentrates on his core muscles doing basic training on weights.

He trains in boxing and cardio for more strength. For cardiovascular endurance training, he does a long distance run, cycling, and rowing.

As for his diet, he maintains a healthy diet during workouts. While on training, he prefers lean meats, healthy fats, whole grains and oats, fruits and veggies, and low-fat dairy products. Chad is persistent in maintaining a constant look.

Chadwick Boseman Favorite Things

  • Meal – Thai food
Chadwick Boseman and Mark Ruffalo in a selfie in June 2017
Chadwick Boseman and Mark Ruffalo in a selfie in June 2017 (Chadwick Boseman / Instagram)

Chadwick Boseman Facts

  1. Initially, Chad began his career in Brooklyn and later moved to Los Angeles to focus on his acting career.
  2. His teacher Phylicia Rashad, who taught the acting class, was his mentor.
  3. He worked as the drama instructor in the Schomburg Junior Scholars Program, housed at the Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture in Harlem, New York.
  4. He was given baby powder to get into his Black Panther suit.
  5. Chad was nominated for Joseph Jefferson Award for New Work in 2006, for his script “Deep Azure”. The play was performed at the Congo Square Theatre Company in Chicago, Illinois.
  6. He wrote a play in junior school titled Crossroads, commemorating his classmate who was shot and killed.
  7. He has 115 cousins.
  8. Follow him on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram.

Featured Image by Sachyn / Wikimedia / CC BY-SA 3.0


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