Chadwick Boseman Bio, Net Worth, Children, Death

Chadwick Boseman

Chadwick Boseman was a versatile American actor as well produce who came to fame when he portrayed the character of Jackie Robinson in 42. More to that, he is famous for his roles in Black Panther for which he won NAACP Image Award and a Screen Actors Guild Awards.

The star was born on 29 November 1976 to father Leroy Boseman and mother Carolyn Boseman. His father worked at a textile factory and his mother was a nurse. As per his citizenship, Boseman was an American and belongs to black ethnicity.

What Was Chadwick Boseman Relationship Status?

The 44 years old actor was a married man. He shared the wedding vows with his wife Taylor Simone Ledward, a singer who graduated in 2014 with a bachelor’s degree in Music Industry. At the time of her studies, Taylor was the lead singer of the school’s jazz band.

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Chadwick Boseman With His wife

First Boseman and Ledward saw together in 2015 inside Los Angeles International Airport. After that, the couple saw in 2017 outside the studio of the late-night talk show “Jimmy Kimmel Live!” where Taylor appeared as a guest.

Chadwick and his girlfriend were private about their relationship as a fact their relationship confirmed by Simone’s grandmother during the interview. Later on 30 March 2019, Chadwick publicly revealed his relationship to Ledward in Los Angeles, California at the 50th NACCP Image Awards.

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Chadwick Boseman at NAACP

While accepting the award the actor kissed his girlfriend before proceeding onstage. At the time of acknowledgment speech, Boseman said:

“Simone, you are with me every day. I have to acknowledge you right now. Love you.”

From this we can assume how loyal Boseman with Taylor was.

Soon after that Chadwick and Taylor got engaged and later they married, however, it is still unknown when the couple walked in the aisle. Further, Ledward was supportive towards her partner and they saw too made several public appearances.

The Black Panther star Chadwick
The Black Panther star Chadwick with his wife

However, the couple’s last public appearance together was at the NBA All-Star Game in February 2020 when they sat on the courtside. The couple looked happy as they were seen laughing and joking at the United Center in Chicago.


The Black Panther star Chadwick died on 29 August 2020 after a four-year battle with colon cancer at the age of 44. He died in his home with his wife and other family members by his side.

Besides, his fans, co-star, and the politician have taken to social media to express their shock over his death.

Chadwick Boseman’s Net Worth

At the time of his death, Chadwick had a net worth of $12 Million as per Celebrity Net Worth. He accumulated most of his earning throughout his professional acting career. He earned the average salary of an actress/actor ranges for $50,000 per year.

Besides, he played the main role in Black Panther which collected more thanBlack Panther $1 billion at the box office worldwide. According to some sources, Boseman earned $2 Million for Black Panther. Likewise, he also played in the Averages: Endgame which made under the budget of $356 million and collected $2.789 billion. From the film, he might earn a hefty amount of money.

Chadwick Boseman’s Academy Qualification

Born and raised in Anderson, South Carolina, Chadwick Boseman went to Howard University. In 2000, he graduated with a Bachelor of Fine Arts in directing. After that, he attended the Oxford Mid-Summer Program of the British American Drama Academy in London. Later, Boseman returned to the U.S and joined Digital film Academy from where he graduated.

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