|Trevante Rhodes Quick Info|
|Date of Birth||February 10, 1990|
|Eye Color||Dark Brown|
Trevante Rhodes is an American actor and producer whose film credits include Shangri-La Suite, Moonlight, The Predator, Burning Sands, The United States vs. Billie Holiday, Bruiser, Open Windows, Lady Luck, I Came Back, 12 Strong, The Night Is Young, Smartass, and Bird Box. Moreover, he has also been cast in many shows like If Loving You Is Wrong, Mike, Gang Related, and Westworld.
Trevante Nemour Rhodes
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Ponchatoula, Louisiana, United States
Trevante Rhodes graduated from Little Elm High School in Texas in 2008.
He then got admission to the University of Texas at Austin on an athletic scholarship in track and field. He graduated from the university in 2012.
Trevante Rhodes has been repped by Gallagher Stewart Agency, Talent Agency, Los Angeles, California, United States.
6 ft or 183 cm
88 kg or 194 pounds
Race / Ethnicity
Trevante Rhodes is of African-American descent.
- Athletic body
- French cut beard
Along with his Moonlight co-stars Ashton Sanders, Mahershala Ali and Alex Hibbert, Trevante Rhodes did modeling work for Calvin Klein’s 2017 underwear campaign.
Best Known For
Being cast in the role of Chiron in the critically acclaimed drama film, Moonlight (2016). This role won him the Black Reel Award in the “Outstanding Breakthrough Performance, Male” category while he was also nominated for a Screen Actors Guild Award for “Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture”, NAACP Image Award for “Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Motion Picture”, Dorian Award for “Film Performance of the Year — Actor”, and Chicago Film Critics Association awards for “Best Supporting Actor” and “Most Promising Performer”.
In 2012, he made his first film appearance in a short feature, I Came Back as Dr. Peter Montgomery.
He made his feature film debut in 2014 in Open Windows in his role as Brian.
First TV Show
In 2014, Rhodes guest appeared as Young Lord #1 in the action drama series Gang Related.
Trevante’s athletic background has helped him lay a solid foundation for a toned and buff physique. As having a strong physical presence has been his goal since his early teens, he has been regular in the Eastown Gym in Los Angeles for lifting sessions.
His workout routine comprises of cardio, lifting sessions, and core workouts. For cardio, he prefers high-intensity sprints on the treadmill. He usually goes for heavy and big lifts to pump his buff muscles and keeps changing his exercise composition.
His other preferred mode of working out is boxing which he does at a local gym.
Trevante Rhodes Facts
- Although he hated field and track events, he still managed to earn multiple letters while in high school. He kept participating in these events as they were the only means to get into college.
- He was a part of the US national squad that managed to win a gold medal in the 4×100 meters relay race at the Pan American Junior Athletics Championships in 2009.
- Due to his tremendous achievements in his sports, he was an All-American while studying at the University of Texas.
- He got a start in the acting field after a casting director spotted him jogging on the campus without a shirt in his university senior year.
- He had initially auditioned for the role of Kevin in the Moonlight tryouts. However, he was more attracted to the role of Chiron.
- Alongside Sandra Bullock, John Malkovich, Danielle Macdonald, and Sarah Paulson, he co-starred as Tom in the 2018 post-apocalyptic horror thriller film Bird Box. According to Netflix, the film became the most-watched film on the platform within 28 days of its release.
- He brought to life the character of Jimmy Fletcher in the 2021 biographical drama film The United States vs. Billie Holiday. About singer Billie Holiday, the film is based on the book Chasing the Scream: The First and Last Days of the War on Drugs by Johann Hari.
- Along with Shamier Anderson, Jalyn Hall, and Shinelle Azoroh, he co-starred as Porter in the 2022 drama film Bruiser and Lovia Gyarkye of The Hollywood Reporter gave the film a positive review, calling it “A mellow and compelling spin on a familiar story.”
- His performance in Bruiser got him nominated for an Independent Spirit Award in the “Best Supporting Performance” category in 2023.