Hosea Chanchez Height, Weight, Age, Body Statistics

Hosea Chanchez Quick Info
Height6 ft 1 in
Weight93 kg
Date of BirthSeptember 12, 1981
Zodiac SignVirgo
Eye ColorDark Brown

Hosea Chanchez is an American actor, singer, rapper, and philanthropist. He is best known for playing the lead role of a quarterback football player, Malik El Debarge Wright, in the comedy, drama, romance TV series The Game (2006-2015).

Born Name

Hosea Chanchez

Nick Name


Hosea Chanchez in an Instagram selfie as seen in October 2019
Hosea Chanchez in an Instagram selfie as seen in October 2019 (Hosea Chanchez / Instagram)

Sun Sign


Born Place

Montgomery, Alabama, United States




He attended Sidney Lanier High School in Montgomery, Alabama, United States. He also studied under a well-known booking coach named Amy Lyndon.


Actor, Rapper, Singer, Philanthropist


  • Mother – She is deceased.
  • Siblings – Dwight Richburg (Brother)
  • Others – Ashlea Brooke Santiago (Cousin) (Actress), “Pooh Bear” (Nephew), Kyra Nikole (Niece), AJB (Grandfather), Ketesa (Sister-in-Law)


Hosea Chanchez is represented by –

  • Brave Artists Management (Manager) in Studio City, California, United States
  • Myman Greenspan Fox Rosenberg Mobasser Younger & Light (Legal Representative) in Los Angeles, California, United States


Hip-Hop/Rap, Alternative/Indie






6 ft 1 in or 185.5 cm


93 kg or 205 lbs

Hosea Chanchez in a selfie in October 2019
Hosea Chanchez in a selfie in October 2019 (Hosea Chanchez / Instagram)

Girlfriend / Spouse

Hosea Chanchez has dated –

  1. Bianca Mcduffy (1995) –
  2. Meagan Good (1995-1998)
  3. Eva Marcille (2002-2005) – He was engaged to a model, Eva Marcille, in the past.
  4. Tika Sumpter (2005-2007)
  5. Drew Sidora (2007)
  6. Kendra C. Johnson (2007)
  7. Serena Williams (2008)
  8. Tamera Mowry (2009)
  9. Francia Raisa (2009-2013) – He started dating a fellow actress, Francia Raisa, in April 2009. They got engaged in February 2013 but broke off the engagement in April 2013.
  10. Hayley Annice (2014)
  11. Naturi Naughton (2014, 2016, 2019) – Rumor

Race / Ethnicity


Hair Color

Black (Natural)

Eye Color

Dark Brown

Hosea Chanchez with his dogs as seen in November 2019
Hosea Chanchez with his dogs as seen in November 2019 (Hosea Chanchez / Instagram)

Sexual Orientation


Distinctive Features

  • Towering height
  • Muscular physique

Brand Endorsements

Hosea appeared in a TV commercial for Walgreens in the past.

He is also the founder of a non-profit organization named Watch Me Win.



Hosea Chanchez Favorite Things

  • Books – Letting Go: The Pathway of Surrender (2014) by David R. Hawkins M.D. Ph.D., Changed By Faith (2011) by Luis Palau, How Successful People Grow (2014) by John C. Maxwell
  • Filmmaker – John Singleton
  • RapperNipsey Hussle
  • Basketball PlayerKobe Bryant
  • ActivistsNelson MandelaMartin Luther King Jr.
  • Lawyer/AuthorMichelle Obama
  • Food – Butternut Squash Soup
  • Quote – “You don’t become what you want, you become what you believe.” – Oprah Winfrey
  • Personal Quote – “One day in my dream I woke up, for in my dream I had realized that all this time I had been asleep.”
  • Bible Psalm – Isaiah 54:17

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Hosea Chanchez in a selfie in December 2019
Hosea Chanchez in a selfie in December 2019 (Hosea Chanchez / Instagram)

Hosea Chanchez Facts

  1. He spent the majority of his childhood in Atlanta, Georgia, and Alabama.
  2. Hosea was raised by his grandfather, who he felt was his “father from birth” and his single mother, the hardest-working woman he knew.
  3. He was born into a supportive family.
  4. Hosea realized he has a passion for performing by singing along to the records his grandmother owned.
  5. Hosea knew he wanted to be an actor by the age of 10.
  6. Potato chips used to be one of his favorite foods in 1982.
  7. Shortly after he graduated high school, around 1998, Hosea moved to California, to pursue an acting career. To pay the bills, he worked as a car salesman and slept in his car for about 30 days while auditioning.
  8. In his free time, he reads, paints, and writes music.
  9. Hosea considers himself a big foodie and ‘the guy’ to ask for restaurant recommendations. He also enjoys grilling food and experimenting with salads.
  10. He has an English bulldog named Lola, a Chocolate Labrador named Charlee Brown, born in 2009, and a Labrador named Disney.
  11. In September 2019, Hosea opened up about being s*xually abused at the age of 14 by a friend’s father named Isaac Sanders.
  12. His best friend is named Antwyne Delonde.
  13. Hosea has a tattoo on the biceps of his right arm. He also has a tattoo that encompasses his entire left pec and shoulder.
  14. Hosea is a shy person by nature and has to make a conscious effort to be extroverted.
  15. As of June 2020, the actors he wants to work with are Brad Pitt, Eddie Murphy, Martin Lawrence, Keenan Ivory Wayans, Will Smith, and Morgan Freeman.

Featured Image by Hosea Chanchez / Instagram

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