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Who is John Boyega? Wiki, Bio, Age, Girlfriend, Height, Net Worth


John Adedayo Bamidele Adegboyega is a British-Nigerian Actor and Producer. He is commonly known as John Boyega. He came to the limelight in his native Britain when he first did the role of Moses in the sci-fi movie comedy film Attack on Block, which came in 2011. He is also known for his appearance in Star Wars sequel trilogy films. The trilogy films The Force Awakens (2015), The Last Jedi (2017), and The Rise of Skywalker (2019) gave John his first international breakthrough in the cinema world. He has done many films which are discussed in the career section. He was featured in the list of ‘Top 100 most influential Africans’ by New African magazine in 2020.

 John Boyega
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John Boyega Wiki

Name– John Adedayo Bamidele Adegboyega
Date of Birth– March 17, 1992
Age– 28 years
Birthplace– London, England
Nationality – British
Occupation– Actor
Marital Status– Unmarried
Girlfriend– Not Known
Net Worth– $ 6 million

John Boyega Girlfriend

John belongs to an African-Nigerian family. His mother’s name is Abigail. She works with disabled people. His father is Samson Adegboyega, who is a Pentecostal Minister. His both parents are descendants of Nigeria. He has two elder sisters as siblings.

John seems to be a very secretive person. He has not disclosed any information about his current and previous dating life. Although rumors suggest that he is engaged to his secret girlfriend but John never confirmed any of such rumors.

John Boyega Height Weight

He attended Westminster City School and completed his high schooling there. Later, he attended South Thames College at the college’s Wandsworth Campus. He graduated with a National Diploma in Performing Arts.

John’s height is nearly 5 ft 7 inches. He weighs around 59 Kg (130 lbs). He has black eyes, black hair, and mixed ethnicity.

John Boyega Career

As an actor, John has worked in many big films. He made his debut with the film Attack on Block in 2011. Later, he worked in many films including Da Brick (boxing drama based on Mike Tyson’s life) in 2011, Half of a Yellow Sun (the film adaptation of Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie’s book).

In2014, it was announced that he got a major role as Finn (a stormtrooper for the First Order) in Star Wars. John’s performance got a lot of appreciation in the film.

His other notable works include Imperial Dreams (2014), the historical drama film Detroit (2017), the science fiction film Pacific Rim: Uprising (2018), and four episodes of the television series 24: Live Another Day.

In 2016, he received BAFTA Rising star Award and was awarded the Trophée Chopard at the 2016 Cannes Film Festival. He has been nominated for several awards for his brilliant performances in his movies.

John Boyega Net Worth

The actor has been a successful actor throughout his career. He has been nominated for many awards for his acting. He has appeared on the cover of Fionnula Halligan os Screen International Magazine along with two other actors. He was chosen as one of the “UK Stars of Tomorrow 2011” by the same magazine. He has earned a net worth of $ 6 million for himself.


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