Boris Kodjoe is a very renowned actor that was born in Austria. His descent is both German and Ghanaian. He achieved most of his popularity for his role in the film that was dubbed Brown Sugar. He has also been able to appear in the movie ‘Soul Food’ as agent Damon Carter. His acting skills saw him land a role in the drama series by the name ‘The Last Man on Earth.’ His current project is ‘Real Husbands of Hollywood’ and also on the series ‘Code Black.’ Here is a quick summary of Boris Kodjoe’s net worth in 2018, career and earnings.
Boris Kodjoe Early Life
Kodjoe was born in the year 1973 on March 8th. His place of birth was in Austria in Vienna, Austria. His parents were Ursula and Eric Kodjoe. His mother was of German Descent, and she used to work as a psychologist. His father was of Ghanaian descent, and he used to work as a physician. His parents had ups and downs that made them separate.
When he was six years old, his parents got divorced when he was six years old. He spent a better part of his childhood in Freiburg im Breisgau. Kodjoe can speak the three languages efficiently. The three languages are German, English and French. He speaks Spanish although she is not eloquent. He has three siblings: one brother by the name Patrick and two sisters by the name Nadja and Lara.
He has been married to Nicole Ari Parker, who is also an actress. She has been able to feature in the series Soul Food. They had their first child who a girl by the name Sophie Tei-Naaki Lee Kodjoe. They had their second child in the year 2005. The name of the child, who is a boy is Nicolas Neruda Kodjoe. The couple currently lives in Los Angeles, California.
Boris Kodjoe Career, Awards & Achievement
Kodjoe did study at Virginia Commonwealth University. He joined the University on a tennis scholarship. In the year 1996, he did complete his degree in Marketing. He is ranked position nine in the school history in tennis category. His brother Patrick used to play basketball. He did suffer from a back injury that did short live his career in as a player in tennis. He has been ranked among the most beautiful people by the People magazine in the year 2002.
He has been known for his appearance in the series ‘Soul Food.’ In the year 2002, he was able to cast in ‘Brown Sugar’ film and later went on to feature in sitcom ‘Second Time Around’ with Nicole Ari Parker. He did feature in the film by the name ‘The Gospel.’ He has been able to perform in a play that was dubbed ‘Whatever She Wants.’ She was part of the crew that did feature in the season five of ‘Nip/Tuck.’
He has currently worked on a 2009 film that was dubbed ‘Surrogates.’ Other films that he has been able to work in includes ‘Undercovers’, ‘Resident Evil: Afterlife,’ ‘Franklin & Bash.’ In the year 2013, he was able to feature in a series that is dubbed ‘Real Husbands of Hollywood.’ He has featured on ‘The Last Man on Earth.’
Awards and Achievements
Kodjoe has had a very successful career as an actor. He has been able to demonstrate very high skills that have seen him being able to land various roles in films. His looks have also seen get ranked among the most beautiful people in the world by the Time Magazine.
Net worth of Boris Kodjoe
Kodjoe has a net worth of over $10.5 million. This wealth has been generated from his career as an actor. He has been able to appear in multiple movies, and this has helped to raise his profile as an actor. This has helped in increasing his net worth.
Kodjoe has used his good looks to position and raise his star as an actor. He has been able to focus on improving himself as an actor. Despite his career in tennis being cut short, he has never given up, and he continues to show why he deserves to be in the acting world.