Boris Frederic Cecil Tay-Natey Ofuatey-Kodjoe, better known as Boris Kodjoe, is an Austrian-born actor of German and Ghanaian descent known for his roles as Kelby in the 2002 film Brown Sugar. He is currently co-stars on BET’s Real Husbands of Hollywood and Grey’s Anatomy spin-off, Station 19.
Boris Kodjoe Career Details
Boris Kodjoe had attended the Virginia Commonwealth University on a tennis scholarship, and had graduated with a bachelor’s degree in marketing in 1996. Tied for third in doubles victories with 66, he was paired with Jonas Elmblad on 37 of them, also third all-time. His brother Patrick Kodjoe had also played for the VCU’s basketball team.
Named as one of the 50 Most Beautiful People in the World by Peoplemagazine in 2002, Kodjoe is perhaps best known as one of the seven regular cast members from the Showtime drama Soul Food, which aired from 2000-2004. He had appeared in the 2002 film Brown Sugar and starred in the short-lived sitcom SecondTime Around with his Soul Food co-star Nicole Ari Parker, whom he eventually married. He also played the role of David Taylor, the wayward son of Pastor Fred Taylor, in the October 2005 film named The Gospel. He also performed in a play called Whatever She Wants, starring Vivica A. Fox, and also made an appearance on the fifth season of Nip or Tuck. His most recent role was in the year 2009 science fiction film Surrogates. On 2009, December 16 it was announced that Kodjoe had been cast as the male lead, Steven Bloom in the new J. J. Abrams television series Undercovers; the show premiered in September and was subsequently cancelled in November 2010 on NBC. Also that year, he had appeared as Luther in the film Resident Evil Afterlife. He also appeared on Franklin and Bash in 2010.
In the year 2013, Kodjoe began starring in the BET comedy parody series, Real Husbands of Hollywood. In 2014 he was cast as regular on the ABC primetime soap opera Members Only created by Susannah Grant.In 2015, Kodjoe began a recurring guest-star role in Fox’s The Last Man on Earth television series.
In July 2018, Kodjoe landed a recurring role in the second season of the Grey’s Anatomy spin off series, Station 19. In October, he was promoted to a seriesregular after his appearance in season premiere as the new fire captain, Robert Sullivan.
Kodjoe will portray O.J. Simpson in the upcoming film Nicole and O.J., which will argue Simpson’s innocence.
Boris Kodjoe Dating History, Married To Wife Nicole Ari Parker
Kodjoe married his Soul Food: The Series co-star Nicole Ari Parker on May 21, 2005, in Gundelfingen, Germany. Shehad given birth to their first child a girl, in March 2005. She also has spina bifida, which was diagnosed at birth. Parker gave birth to the couples second child a boy, in October 2006.
Kodjoe and his wife are the members of Cascade United Methodist Church in Atlanta. The family resides in Los Angeles, California. Parker and Kodjoe competed against one another on a February 2019 episode of Lip Sync Battle.
Boris Kodjoe Age
Boris Kodjoe was born in the year 1973 in Vienna, Austria. His birthday falls on the 8th of March, which makes his age 45.
Boris Kodjoe Net Worth And Movies
Boris Kodje started his career from an episode in the television The Steve Harvey Show in the year 1998. He featured as Damon Carter in another show Soul Food in the year 2000. After two years, Boris appeared in the movie called Brown Sugar.
Furthermore, Kodje acted in the flick The Gospel in the year 2005. He even did the film Alice Upside Down followed by the other movies like Starship Troopers 3: Marauder and Surrogates in the year 2007 and 2008. After this, Boris became a part of the drama Undercovers in the year 2010. The following year, he played the role of Luther West in the movie Resident Evil: Afterlife.
Boris also did the movies like Baggage Claim and Nurse 3D. In July 2018, Boris landed a recurring role in the second season of the Grey’s Anatomy spin-off series, Station 19. In October, he was also promoted to a series regular after his appearance in the season premiere as the new fire captain named Robert Sullivan.
However, through all those hard work and dedication, we can assume Boris Kodjoe net worth is in millions of dollars. As of 2018, Boris Kodjoe has an estimated net worth of $8 million.