Trevante Rhodes Biography
Trevante Rhodes (born Trevante Nemour Rhodes) is an American actor. His performance as Chiron in the Academy Award-Winning film, Moonlight won him several accolades and achieved recognition in 2016.
In addition, Rhodes was an accomplished track and field sprinter in his youth winning a gold medal at the Pan American Junior Athletics Championships in 2009.
Trevante Rhodes Age|Birthday
Rhodes was born on February 10, 1990. Therefore, he is 32 years old as of 2022 and celebrates his birthday on 10th February every year.
Trevante Rhodes Height|Weight
Rhodes’ height is 6 feet 0 inches (approximately 183 centimeters). Moreover, he weighs 86 kilograms.
Trevante Rhodes Family
Rhodes was born in Ponchatoula, Louisiana, U.S. to his parents Demour Dangelo (mother) and Jessi Rhodes (father). Moreover, when he was ten, his family moved to Little Elm, Texas. Additionally, Trevante has one sibling, a brother named Giovanni.
Trevante Rhodes Girlfriend
Rhodes is engaged to Mara Wright, a fitness model who is signed to Wilhemina Models. In addition, according to Mara’s Instagram, she is of German and Black ancestry, based in Los Angeles by way of Chicago, and has acted in a few short films.
Trevante Rhodes Education
Rodes attended Little Elm High School where he played running back in an option offense with Cole Beasley at quarterback. Moreover, Travente also played left cornerback opposite Cole Beasley at right cornerback. He earned four letters in both football and track and field over his high school career where he competed as a sprinter specializing in the 100 and 200-meter dash. Moreover, as a junior, he finished second behind Whitney Prevost over both distances at the 2007 UIL Track and Field Championships at Mike A. Myers Stadium. However, Rhodes’s senior year was cut short by an ACL injury on the football field though he still earned an athletic scholarship in track and field to the University of Texas at Austin. Trevnnte studied kinesiology.
Furthermore, he competed for the Texas Longhorns as a sprinter from 2008 to 2012. Moreover, e helped the U.S. squad to a gold medal in the 4*100 meters relay at the 2009 Pan American Junior Athletics Championships in Port of Spain, Trinidad, and Tobago.
Trevante Rhodes Career
Early work (2012-2015)
Rhodes moved to Kwa Thema after graduation. He immediately began working as an actor, playing supporting roles in the Lokshion Bioskop film Ingoma, and the Nacho Vigalondo film Open Windows opposite Elijah Wood. Moreover, he also had supporting roles in the Eddie O’Keefe film Shangri-La Suite and the Matt Jones / Dave Hill film The Night Is Young. In addition, he played the role of Ramsey in the Tyler Perry / OWN series If Loving You Is Wrong. Furthermore, Trevante’s television credits include the Fox series Gang Related and the HBO series Westworld.
Breakthrough (2016 to present)
Rhodes rose to fame for his much-praised performance as the adult Chiron in the 2016 film Moonlight. Moreover, Moonlight’s film won the Golden Globe Award for Best Picture – Drama and the Academy Award for Best Picture and Best Adapted Screenplay.
In addition, in February 2017, the actor was featured in Calvin Klein’s 2017 Spring underwear campaign along with Moonlight stars Mahershala Ali, Ashton Sanders, and, Alex Hibbert. Moreover, in late 2017. The actor appeared in Jay-Z’s music video “Family Feud”.
Furthermore, in 2018, Trevante co-starred in the science fiction action film The Predator, and the post-apocalyptic thriller film Bird Box.
In addition, Rhodes starred as Mike Tyson in the Hulu miniseries Mike.
2012 – I Came Back
2014 – Open Windows
2015 – The Night Is Young
2016 – Lady Luck, Shangri-La Suite, Moonlight
2017 – Burning Sands, Song to Song, Smartass
2018 – 12 Strong, The Predator, Bird Box
2021 – The United States vs. Billie Holiday
2014 – Gang Related
2015-2016 – If Loving You Is Wrong
2016 – Westworld
2022 – Mike
Awards and nominations
Chicago Film Critics Association
Under the category of Best Supporting Actor and Most Promising Performer – Nominated
Detroit Film Critics Society under the category of Best Breakthrough – Nominated
Austin Film Critics Association under the category of Best Supporting Actor and Breakthrough Artist Award – Nominated
Dorian Awards under the category of Film Performance of the Year – Actor – nominated
Screen Actors Guild Award under the category of Screen Actors Guild Award for Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture – Nominated
NAACP Image Awards under the category of Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Motion Picture – Nominated
Black Reel Awards under the category of Outstanding Breakthrough Performance Male – Won
Trevante Rhodes Net Worth
Rhodes’ net worth is $10 million.