Black Panther actor Chadwick Boseman died on August 28, 2020, Friday. Reportedly, the death cause is Colon Cancer. Here’s everything related to him like Boseman wiki/bio, colon cancer, what are signs & symptoms, movie sequel (black panther 2), snopes.com, etc.
Chadwick Boseman Death Cause/Reason
Besides the Marvel superhero film, Chadwick had appeared as James Brown in ‘Get on Up,’ ‘Jackie Robinson in ’42’, and Thurgood Marshall in ‘Marshall.’ He had colon cancer for the past four years, as revealed on his official Twitter handle. In 2016, he came into limelight with the famous role of King T’Challa in Captain America: Civil War. In the same year, he was diagnosed with Stage 3 Colon Cancer. Everyone got stunned by the unexpected news. His cancer progressed to Stage 4 before 2020. While getting treated, Boseman continued to work in several films. His wife and family survive him.
Chadwick Boseman Wiki/Biography
Born on November 29, 1976, his full name was Chadwick Aaron Boseman, was an American actor and producer. In his film career, Boseman had been a part of several popular movies. His role as and in Black Panther made him an international star. With this role, he was awarded the NAACP Image Award and a Screen Actors Guild Award.
He was born to Carolyn and Leroy Boseman and raised in Anderson, South Carolina. Boseman’s mother was a nurse while his father worked at a textile factory and managed an upholstery business. In 1995, he graduated from T L Hanna High School. He then attended college at Howard University in Washington DC. He graduated in 2000 with a Directing degree (Bachelor of Fine Arts).
After raising funds with his mentor-teacher Phylicia Rashad, Boseman and a few of his classmates attended the Oxford Mid-Summer Program of the British American Drama Academy in London. He had written the first play of his life, Crossroads, in his junior year. In 2003, he got his first tv role in Third Watch.
To fulfill his dream of writing and directing, Chadwick Boseman studied acting. After returning to the US, he graduated from New York City’s Digital Film Academy. At the beginning of his career, Boseman lived in Brooklyn. Initially, he worked as a drama instructor in New York. Later, in 2008, he shifted to Los Angeles to pursue an acting career. While promoting Get On Up in Europe, he got the call for the role of Black Panther.
Boseman’s Netflix project titled Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom was all set to release in 2020. The 1920s set musical drama was adapted from the play by Wilson. He was to star in and produce Yasuke, set in 16th century Japan, under his production banner of Xception Content. Boseman was to reprise his role in Black Panther 2. However, BP2’s filming hasn’t begun.
Chadwick Boseman Wife
The star had married his long time girlfriend, Taylor Simone Ledward in October 2019. It was a privately held affair. She is a singer who lives in Los Angeles and takes an interest in music. Ledward has major in Music Industry Studies at California State Polytechnic University Pomona. The couple had no kids.
As per the reports, she was made the lead singer of the school’s jazz band. In 2014, she graduated and continued his music career. She is not known for any particular hit song. Reportedly, she appeared on The X Factor, though not confirmed yet.
Chadwick Boseman Movies
|2008||The Express: The Ernie Davis Story|
|2012||The Kill Hole|
|2014||Get on Up|
|2016||Gods of Egypt|
|2016||Captain America: Civil War|
|2016||Message from the King|
|2018||Avengers: Infinity War|
|2020||Da 5 Bloods|
|TBA||Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom|
Chadwick Boseman Net Worth
At the time of his death, Chadwick Boseman is reported to have an estimated net worth of $12 million. His Marvel movies – Black Panther, Captain America: Civil War, Avengers: Infinity War, and Avengers: Endgame – earned $1.347 billion, $1.153 billion, $2.048 billion, and $2.798 billion respectively. As per the reports, he earned $2 million for Black Panther.