John Boyega
John Boyega

John Boyega is a famous actor who rose into prominence in the UK before getting known internationally. John first became popular after appearing in the sci-fi comedy by the name of Attack of the Block, where he played the role of Moses. Other notable roles were in the Star Wars films like The Forces Awakened and The Last Jedi. John Boyega bagged the BAFTA Rising Star Award in 2016.

Quick Biography

John Boyega was born on March 17, 1992, in Peckham, England, in the United Kingdom. His parents are British Nigerian. His father, Samson Adegboyega, is a Pentecostal preacher while his mother, Abigail Boyega, works for people with disabilities. John was born and raised in a family of three children, with him being the second-born child. His other two siblings are sisters Blessing and Grace.

John’s father wanted him to follow into his footsteps and become a preacher, but he had his own dreams to pursue. He started acting at the age of 4, and he has never looked back. Today he is a big star famous all over the world for his acting career.

Quick Summary

Full Name/Real Name: John Adeyao B AdegBoyega
Age: 28 years old
Birth Date: 17 March 1992
Birth Place: Peckam, London, England, UK
Nationality: British
Religion: Roman Catholic
Parents: Samson Adegboyega, Abigail Boyega
Spouse: N/A
Children: N/A
Height: 1.7 m
Weight: 87 kg
Profession: Actor
Net Worth in July 2020: $10 million

Age, Height, Weight & Body Measurement

John Boyega was born in London, England, on 17 March 1992. That makes him 28 years old. The actor weight 87 kg and has a height of 1.7 m.

Education, School/College University

John began his education at Oliver Goldsmith Primary School and later went to Westminster City School. For his further studies, Boyega enrolled at Greenwich University, but he did not complete his studies. He dropped out after a short time to focus on his acting career.

He was really serious about acting, and that saw him join South Themes College. At this college, John attained a National Diploma in Performing Arts.

Parents, Siblings, Nationality, Ethnicity, Religion & Political Views

John Boyega’s parents are Samson Boyega and Abigail Boyega. Both his parents were immigrants from Nigeria, and they settled in the UK. John was the second born child in the family of three children, and his other siblings are sisters Grace and Blessing Boyega.

As for his ethnicity, John is of the Nigerian ethnicity, and he is a Roman Catholic. About his political views, John has never shown any interest in politics, and he keeps his views to himself.

Married, Relationship, Dating, Affair, Girlfriend, Wife, Children

John Boyega is not married. He is just rumored to be in a relationship, but the identity of his girlfriend remains unknown. He does not have any children yet.

Relationship Statistics

Marital status? (single, married, in relation or divorced): single
When did he get married? (married date): No
Does he have any relationship affair? N/A
Is John Boyega Gay? No
Wife/Spouse? (name): N/A
Kids: No

Professional Life and Career

John Boyega’s professional career kicked off in 2011 after he got minor roles in various television series like Da Brick, Law & Order, and Becoming Human. In the same year, John appeared as Moses in the sci-fi comedy Attack of the Block, which was a big breakthrough in his career. The role earned him the Black Roel Award for the Best Actor.

Following his achievements, John landed other roles in television series as well as films. Some of these were Life Another Day, Major Lazer as well as the Star Wars film, Forces Awakened and The Last Jedi. For his outstanding roles in the Star Wars films, he won the Empire Award and the BAFTA Rising Star Award as well.

In addition, Boyega gave his voice in the video game by the name of Disney Infinity 3 as the character by the name of Finn. He was also the lead actor in the sequel of the Pacific Rim (2013), which was titled Upraising. His other notable roles were in Imperial Dreams, The Whale, My Murder, The Circle, among many others.

Awards & Nominations

For his role in the 2011 film Attack of the Block, John won the Black Roel Award in 2012. In 2015, he as well won the BAFTA Rising Star Award and the Empire Award. We expect more awards and nominations in the future.

John Boyega Net Worth, Income & Salary In 2020

John Boyega Net Worth
John Boyega Net Worth

As of July 2020, The estimated net worth of this very celebrated actor is $10 million. His acting career happens to be his primary source of income, although he has other minor sources. He john is also into production business, and he has produced a couple of albums.

His production company goes by the name of Upperroom Entertainment Limited, and it has largely contributed to the wealth he owns today. John is still very active and young in his career, so his wealth is expected to increase in the future.

Rumors and Controversy/Scandal

The only time John has ever gotten into trouble was when he affirmed the rumors about Poe and Finn’s homosexuality rumors.

Social Media: Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, etc.

His Facebook page has around 300k fan likes, and his Twitter account has around 1.39 million followers. On Instagram account, he has around 1.5 million followers, while on YouTube, John Boyega is not active.

John Boyega is today a very famous actor. He started acting at a very tender age, and he never looked back. Despite his father wanting him to follow into his footsteps and become a preacher, John had his own plans, and he followed them. His efforts paid off, and today, he is not only rich but famous too. The young actor is still riding high, and the sky is the limit for him. We wish him all the best.

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