John Boyega Biography
Born John Adedayo Bamidele Adegboyega and professionally known as John Boyega, is a British-Nigerian actor and producer. He is best known for his role in Attack the Block (2011). In addition, he is also famous for his role in Star Wars: Episode VII – The Force Awakens.
John Boyega Age|Birthday
Boyega was born on March 17, 1992. Therefore, he is 29 years old as of 2021 and celebrates his birthday on 17th March every year.
John Boyega Height|Weight
Boyega’s height is 5 feet 9 inches (approximately 175 centimeters). Moreover, he weighs 87 kilograms.
John Boyega Family
Boyega was born in the Camberwell district of London to his parents Abigail (nee Aboderin, mother) and Samsom Adegboyega (father). His mother works with disabled people whereas his father is a Pentecostal minister. In addition, he has two siblings, two older sisters.
John Boyega Girlfriend
In 2015, had it that Boyega dated an unnamed woman as his partner. However, on discovering that he was a big star in Celebrity War Movies, she bailed on him. He recently stated that he wishes to be in a relationship with a Christian lady. However, he is single.
John Boyega Education
Before enrolling at South Thames College, she attended Westminster City School in London. Moreover, he later joined the University of Greenwich.
John Boyega Career
Prior to being offered a role in the 2011 film Attack the Block, Boyega trained at the Identity School of Acting in Hackney and appeared in Six Parties at the National Theatre. Also, he trained Category B at the Tricycle Theatre. He was cast in the boxing drama pilot Da Brick. Moreover, he acted in the film Junkhearts in 2011.
Moreover, he also appeared in UK Stars of Tomorrow 2011. He was cast in the film adaptation of Half of a Yellow Sun in March 2012. Additionally, he was cast as a major character in Star Wars: The Force Awakens. He starred in Detroit in 2017. Additionally, in Star Wars: The Last Jedi, he reprised his role. He formed Upperroom Entertainment Limited, his own production company, in January 2016. In the miniseries Small Axe, he was cast.
Furthermore, he was listed in the Top 100 of the most influential people in the UK of African/African-Caribbean descent in the 2020 and 2021 editions of the Powerlist. However, when he unexpectedly walked out mid-production due to family issues, he had been filming the Netflix film, Rebel Ridge. His production company Upperroom set a first-look deal with VIS Kids most recently.
2011 – Attack the Block, Junkhearts
2013 – Half of a Yellow Sun
2014 – Imperial Dreams
2015 – Star Wars: The Force Awakens
2017 – The Circle, Detroit, Star Wars: The Last Jedi
2018 – Pacific Rim: Uprising
2019 – Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker
2021 – Naked Singularity
2022 – The Woman King
TBA – They Cloned Tyrone, 892
2011 – Da Brick, Becoming Human, Law & Order: UK
2012 – My Murder
2013 – The Whale
2014 – 24: Live Another Day
2015 – Major Lazer, Saturday Night Live
2016 – Tinkershrimp & Dutch
2017-2018 – Star Wars: Forces of Destiny
2018 – Watership Down
2019 – Serengeti
2020 – Small Axe
2009 – Six Parties, Category B, Seize the Day, Detaining Justice
2017 – Woyzeck
2021 – Tomorrow’s Monsters
2015 – Disney Infinity 3.0
2016 – Lega Star Wars: The Force Awakens
2017 – Star Wars Battlefront II
Theme park attractions
2015 – Star Tours – The Adventures Continue
2019/2020 – Star Wars: Rise of the Resistance
Awards and recognition
Black Reel Award under the category of Best Actor – Won
Black Reel Award under the categories of Best Breakthrough Performance and Best Ensemble – Nominated
British Independent Film Awards under the category of Most Promising Newcomer – Nominated
Empire Award under the category of Best Male Newcomer – Nominated
Evening Standard British Film Awards under the category of Most Promising Newcomer – Nominated
London Film Critics’ Circle under the category of Young British Performer of the Year – Nominated
British Academy Film Award under the category of Rising Star Award – Won
Empire Award under the category of Best Male Newcomer – Won
Georgia Film Critics’ Association under the category of Best Ensemble – Nominated
MTV Movie Awards under the categories Best Breakthrough Performance, Best Action Performance, and Best Ensemble – Nominated
Kids’ Choice Awards under the category of Favorite Movie Actor – Nominated
Saturn Award under the category of Best Actor – Nominated
Empire Award under the category of Best Actor – Nominated
Teen Choice Award under the category of Best Movie Actor – Sci-Fi/ Fantasy – Nominated
Critics’ Choice Television Award under the category of Best Actor in a Limited Series or TV Movie – Won
Golden Globe Awards under the category of Best Supporting Actor – Television – Won
London Film Critics’ Circle under the category of British/Irish Actor of the Year – Nominated
Satellite Awards under the category of Best Actor in a Miniseries or TV Film – Nominated
John Boyega Net Worth
Boyega’s net worth ranges between $6 million and $10 million.