Boris Kodjoe is a renowned Austrian-born American actor, producer, and former model. He has gained recognition for his versatile roles in films and television shows, earning him a dedicated fan following.
Biography of Boris Kodjoe:
|Full Name||Boris Frederic Cecil Tay-Natey Ofuatey-Kodjoe|
|Date of Birth||March 8, 1973 (50 years; 1 Month as June 2023)|
|Place of Birth||Vienna, Austria|
|Occupation||Actor, Producer, Former Model|
|Notable Works||Soul Food, Brown Sugar, The Last Man on Earth, Real Husbands of Hollywood, Station 19|
Boris Kodjoe was born on March 8, 1973, in Vienna, Austria. His parents separated when he was six years old, and he grew up near Freiburg im Breisgau. He has a brother named Patrick and two sisters named Nadja and Lara.
Kodjoe attended the Virginia Commonwealth University on a tennis scholarship. He excelled in tennis and earned a bachelor’s degree in marketing in 1996. However, a back injury cut short his tennis dreams.
After his injury, Boris Kodjoe turned to modeling and quickly found success in the industry. In 1995, he was featured in TLC’s music video for the song “Red Light Special.” His striking looks and charisma led to opportunities in acting.
In 2000, Kodjoe gained widespread recognition for his role as Damon Carter in the Showtime drama series Soul Food. He portrayed a professional football player and received critical acclaim for his performance. This role established him as a talented actor.
Throughout his career, Kodjoe has appeared in various films and television shows. Some of his notable works include the film Brown Sugar (2002), the science fiction film Surrogates (2009), the TV series Nip/Tuck (2003-2010), and a recurring role on The Last Man on Earth (2015).
He also co-starred in the reality television parody Real Husbands of Hollywood (2013-2016) and the Grey’s Anatomy spin-off series Station 19 (2018).
Boris Kodjoe has been married to actress Nicole Ari Parker since 2005. The couple has two children together.
Boris Kodjoe continues to be an influential figure in the entertainment industry, captivating audiences with his talent, versatility, and magnetic presence on screen.
Family & Relatives
Father – Eric Kodjoe
Mother – Ursula Kodjoe
|2000||Love & Basketball|
|2004||Doing Hard Time|
|2006||Madea’s Family Reunion|
|2007||All About Us|
Alice Upside Down
|2008||Starship Troopers 3: Marauder|
Resident Evil: Afterlife
|2012||Resident Evil: Retribution|
|Unreleased||Nicole & O.J.|