John Boyega is an English producer and an actor who is best known for his role of Finn in Star Wars. The Force Awakens. The film was aired in 2015 and is the seventh of the Star Wars Series. He rose to fame in the United Kingdom after the character of Moses in the 2011 Attack the Block. Others of his works include 24: Live Another Day, Detroit as well as Imperial Dreams. Here is a quick summary of John Boyega’s net worth in 2018, career and earnings.
John Boyega was born in 1992 on 17th March as John Adedayo B. Adeboyega. His birthplace was Peckham, London, England. He was born to Abigail and Samson Adegboyega. His mother’s and father’s careers were a social worker and Pentecostal minutes, respectively.
Boyega attended Oliver Goldsmith Primary School. He spent his time in Theatre Peckham outside school hours since turning nine until he became fourteen.
He joined Westminster City School for his secondary education from 2008 to 2010 studying for a National Diploma in Performing Art. Boyega later joined the University of Greenwich for a BA film studies & Media Writing. However, he dropped out.
John then trained at the identity School of Acting in Hackney.
Boyega’s debut was in Six Parties at the National Theatre. Also category B at the Theatre. In 2011, he got a role in the film called Attack the Block. He was to appear as Donnie in Da Brick drama, but HBO did not pick it after the pilot. That same year, he portrayed the character of a drug dealer named Jaman in the film Junkhearts.
In March 2012, he was a cast in a film adaptation of a book titled Half of a Yellow Sun. Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie authored the book.
Boyega portrayed the character of Finn in Star Wars. The Force Awakens. In the play, he represents a character or First Orders Stormtrooper. John left the military power after his first combat mission. The reason was that he witnessed their cruelty. He, therefore, chose to fight against them instead. The film’s release was in 2015 on 18th December.
Boyega formed his production company which he gave Upperroom Entertainment Limited in January 2016. That same year in June he made a big announcement. His firm alongside Legendary Entertainment would produce the sequel to the Pacific Rim(2013) called Pacific Rim: Uprising. He played the lead role in the project.
Others include The Circle, Imperial Dreams, My Murder, Law & Order and The Whale among others. He has voiced two video games namely Disney Infinity 3.0 and Star Wars; The Force Awakens.
Awards & Achievements
In 2015, Boyega won two awards which are BAFFA Rising Star Award. He also won a Black Roel Award in 2012 for Best Actor in Attack the Block.
Net Worth of John Boyega
John Boyega’s estimated net worth is about $4 million. His primary source of income is his acting career. He is also a producer who has produced some albums. He has been paid for his various roles in both television series and films. Boyega also owns a production company called Upperroom Entertainment Limited which has also significantly contributed to his current net worth as well.
John Boyega is an award-winning actor, as well as a producer. He is best known for his role of Finn in Star Wars. The force awakens Boyega has appeared in others such as Detroit, Attack the Block and Imperial Dreams. He produced the sequel named Pacific Rim: Uprising of the 2013 Pacific Rim.