Boris Kodjoe

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Vienna, Austria
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Vienna, Austria

Boris Kodjoe is a German-Ghanaian actor from Austria who is well-known for his roles in the films Brown Sugar’ and ‘Soul Food’ and ‘Code Black’ He has also been seen in ‘Real Husbands of Hollywood’ on BET and ‘The Last Man on Earth’ on FOX. Kodjoe has also appeared in a variety of further films and television programs. In “Love & Basketball,” “Alice Upside Down,” “Starship Troopers 3: Marauder,” “Surrogates,” “Nurse 3D,” and “Addicted,” he gave notable performances. Kodjoe has starred in and appeared as a guest on the television series ‘Boston Public,’ ‘Members Only,’ ‘The Steve Harvey Show, “For Your Love,’ ‘All of Us,’ ‘Women’s Murder Club,’ ‘Code Black,’ and ‘Tales.’ Regarding the actor’s accomplishments, he has received multiple award nominations to date. Kodjoe received two NAACP Image Award nominations. He was once nominated for the Black Reel Award for Best Supporting Actor. In 2002, People magazine included him on its list of the “50 Most Beautiful People in the World.”

Boris Kodjoe’s Career

In 1998, Boris Kodjoe made his debut television appearance on an episode of “The Steve Harvey Show.” In 2000, he was cast as Damon Carter in the television series Soul Food. Two years later, he made an appearance in the film Brown Sugar. The actor then appeared in the television series Boston Public. Then he had a recurring part on the television show “Second Time Around.”

In 2005, Kodjoe appeared in the film “The Gospel.” Two years later, he produced the film “Alice in Wonderland.” This was followed by the 2007 and 2008 releases of “Starship Troopers 3: Marauder” and “Surrogates,” respectively. In 2010, the German-Ghanaian star joined the cast of the drama “Undercovers.” He portrayed Luther West in the film Resident Evil: Afterlife the same year.

Kodjoe appears in the 2012 television film “A Killer Among Us.” In the same year, he repeated his role as Luther West in the film Resident Evil: Retribution. He first appeared on ‘Real Husbands of Hollywood’ in 2013.

During this time he also appeared in the films Baggage Claim’ and ‘Nurse 3D’. Kodjoe was then cast as Deacon in the drama “Members Only.” Then, he had a recurring part in the television series “The Last Man on Earth.”

Boris’s Personal Life

Boris Kodjoe was born on March 8, 1973, in Vienna, Austria, as Boris Frederic Cecil Tay-Natey Ofuatey-Kodjoe’s parents Ursula and Eric Kodjoe. He has two sisters named Nadja and Lara and a brother named Patrick. He received a scholarship to attend Virginia Commonwealth University and graduated in 1996.

Kodjoe married actress Nicole Ari Parker on May 21, 2005. Parker gave birth to their daughter, Sophie Tei-Naaki Lee Kodjoe, on March 5, 2005. Parker gave birth to their son, Nicolas Neruda Kodjoe, on October 31, 2006.

Estimated Net Worth

Boris Kodjoe is an American actor, model, and producer who was born in Austria and has a net worth of $5 million. Boris Kodjoe is primarily recognized for his roles in “Brown Sugar,” “Soul Food,” “The Last Man on Earth,” and “Station-19.”