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Boris Kodjoe: Age, Bio, Wife, Height, Weight, Movies & Networth



Boris Kodjoe

Boris Frederic Cecil Tay-Natey Ofuatey-Kodjoe is an Austrian-born American actor, producer, and former model best known for his roles as Kelby in the 2002 film Brown Sugar, the sports-courier agent Damon Carter on the Showtime drama series Soul Food, and a recurring character on FOX’s The Last Man on Earth.

Boris Kodjoe Biography

Boris Kodjoe

Boris Kodjoe was born as Boris Frederic Cecil Tay-Natey Ofuatey-Kodjoe on March 8, 1973, in Vienna, Austria, to Ursula and Eric Kodjoe. Boris Kodjoe is a German-Ghanaian actor from Austria famous for appearing in the flick ‘Brown Sugar’ as well as in the drama series ‘Soul Food’ and ‘Code Black’.


He is also known to appearing on BET’s ‘Real Husbands of Hollywood’ and FOX’s ‘The Last Man on Earth.’ Besides these, Kodjoe has done a number of other movies and television shows as well.

His notable big screen performances occurred in the films ‘Love & Basketball’, ‘Alice Upside Down’, ‘Starship Troopers 3: Marauder’, ‘Surrogates’, ‘Nurse 3D’ and ‘Addicted’.

On television, Kodjoe has starred as well as guest-starred in the programs ‘Boston Public’, ‘Members Only’, ‘The Steve Harvey Show’, ‘ For Your Love’, ‘All of Us’, ‘Women’s Murder Club’, ‘Code Black’ and ‘Tales’. Talking about the actor’s achievements, he has earned several award nominations till date.


Kodjoe was twice nominated for NAACP Image Awards. He once also earned a Black Reel Award nomination for Best Supporting Actor. A strikingly handsome man, he was placed in People’s list of ‘50 Most Beautiful People in the World’ in 2002.

Boris Kodjoe Physical Appearance

Boris Kodjoe’s height is a matter of debate. The height of this actor from Africa is 6’10“. His weight is around 86 kilograms. It is important to mention that he has gained weight over the years.

Boris Kodjoe is a model, actor and model. He also has a degree as a sports manager. He graduated from Virginia Commonwealth University in 1996 with a bachelor’s degree.


In 1995, he was featured in a TLC song video. He signed with a modeling agency in 2002 and began his acting career. People magazine named him one the “50 Most Beautiful People in the World” and it’s not hard to see why.

Boris Kodjoe Movies

Boris Kodjoe first appeared in an episode of the TV program ‘The Steve Harvey Show’ in 1998. He was then cast as Damon Carter in the show ‘Soul Food’ in 2000. Two years later, he appeared in the movie ‘Brown Sugar’.
After this, the actor got featured in the series ‘Boston Public’. Then he had a regular role in the series ‘Second Time Around’.In the year 2005, Kodjoe acted in the flick ‘The Gospel’.
Two years later, he did the film ‘Alice Upside Down’. This was followed by the movies ‘Starship Troopers 3: Marauder’ and ‘Surrogates’ in 2007 and 2008 respectively.
After this, the German-Ghanaian star became a part of the drama ‘Undercovers’ in 2010. The same year, he played Luther West in the movie ‘Resident Evil: Afterlife’.In 2012, Kodjoe appeared in the TV movie ‘A Killer Among Us’. He also reprised his role of ‘Luther West’ in the flick ‘Resident Evil: Retribution’ the same year.
In 2013, he began appearing in ‘Real Husbands of Hollywood’. He also did the movies ‘Baggage Claim’ and ‘Nurse 3D’ during this time. After this, Kodjoe was cast as Deacon in the drama ‘Members Only’. He then had a recurring role in the show ‘The Last Man on Earth’.

Boris Kodjoe’s Wife

Boris Kodjoe was born as Boris Frederic Cecil Tay-Natey Ofuatey-Kodjoe on March 8, 1973, in Vienna, Austria, to Ursula and Eric Kodjoe. He has two sisters, Nadja and Lara as well as brother, Patrick. He studied at the Virginia Commonwealth University on a scholarship and graduated from there in 1996.
On May 21, 2005, Kodjoe married actress Nicole Ari Parker. Earlier on March 5, 2005, Parker had given birth to their daughter, Sophie Tei-Naaki Lee Kodjoe. On October 31, 2006, Parker gave birth to their son, Nicolas Neruda Kodjoe.

Boris Kodjoe is married to Nicole Ari Parker Kodjoe. The actress, model, and philanthropist Nicole Ari Parker Kodjoe made her screen debut in Boogie Nights, an independent film directed by Paul Thomas Anderson. Their marital status has been made public by Nicole, who announced that she would leave Boris to start a family. Nicole was Boris’ first wife and proud mother to two children.

Boris Kodjoe’s 15-year-old wife Nicole Ari Parker has spoken out about their problems. They met while working on Soul Food in 2000. They were still dating at the time but they made their relationship official after the second season. After their breakup, Boris and Nicole attended therapy for eight months. They met for the first time at an Arthur Ashe Foundation Gala in 2002.


Boris Kodjoe Net Worth

Boris Kodjoe’s net worth is $8 million. This amount comes mainly from his acting career. The actor, who is African-American, has appeared in many television and movie shows, including Soul Food and Code Black.

He is a successful actor and model despite his ethnicity. His charisma and outstanding acting abilities have helped him grow his net worth steadily over time.Boris Kodjoe made his television debut in 1998 with a part on a TV series called ‘The Steve Harvey Show’.

His acting career continued with other TV shows, including Soul Food: The Series, which was created by George Tillman Jr. For his role as Damon Carter, he was nominated to the NAACP Image Award. He was nominated for many awards for his role in the drama series Real Husbands of Hollywood.


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