Chadwick Boseman Net Worth 2024

Chadwick Boseman was an American actor who has a net worth of $12 million. He is mostly known for his roles as T’Challa in the Marvel Cinematic Universe, notably the lead in Black Panther.

Boseman was listed in the 2018 Time 100 for becoming the first black actor to play the lead role in an MCU movie. Early on, Boseman enjoyed success as a theatrical actor, writer, and director.

He embarked on his acting career by appearing in several TV shows and eventually landing roles in the biggest movies ever made. Unfortunately, Boseman passed away on August 28, 2020, at the age of 43, after a four-year fight with colon cancer.

Chadwick Boseman Net Worth (2024)

Net Worth:$12 Million
Profession:Actor, Producer
Age:43 Years Old
Country:United States
Born:November 29, 1976
Salary (Annual):$700 Thousand Per Year
Last Updated2024

Chadwick Boseman‘s Net Worth Growth

Net Worth in 2024$12 Million
Net Worth in 2023$10 Million
Net Worth in 2022$8 Million
Net Worth in 2021$6 Million
Net Worth in 2020$5 Million

Income Highlights

  • The films Black Panther as T’Challa or Black Panther as well as Avengers: Infinity War made a total of $1.02 Million at the global box office in 2018 which included Boseman’s salary to be $874, 130.
  • Boseman received $2 million pay for his portrayal of Thurgood Marshall in the film Marshall. In 2017, $10,050,000 in box office receipts were reported for the film Marshall.
  • Boseman earned $405,840 as executive producer and as Jacob King in the film Message from the King. He earned $710,230 as T’Challa or Black Panther in Captain America: Civil War and $541,130 as Thoth in Gods of Egypt.
  • The films Gods of Egypt as Thoth, Captain America: Civil War as T’Challa or Black Panther, and Message from the King as Jacob King and the executive producer brought in a combined $1,300,000,000 at the box office worldwide in 2016.
  • He received $346,450 in salary for his role as James Brown in the film Get on Up and $315,660 for his role as Vontae Mack in the film Draft Day.
  • The films Draft Day and Get on Up brought in a combined $62,910,000 at the global box office in 2014; 42 brought in $95,020,000 in 2013; and The Express: The Ernie Davis Story brought in $9,800,000 in 2008.


  • $874 Thousand – Avengers: Infinity War
  • $2 million – Marshall
  • $405 Thousand – Message from the King
  • $710 Thousand – Captain America
  • $315 Thousand – Draft Day

Early Life

Aaron Boseman was born on November 29, 1976, and raised in Anderson, South Carolina to Carolyn, a nurse, and Leroy Boseman, who worked at a textile factory and managed an upholstery business.

Boseman trained in martial arts as a child and carried it out as an adult. He wanted to become an architect when he was a child. He grew up in the nearby town of Belton.

College Life

Boseman played basketball while attending T. L. Hanna High School. He graduated from high school in 1995. He turned down a college basketball scholarship to pursue the arts.

With a Bachelor of Fine Arts in directing, he left Howard University in 2000. His play Hieroglyphic Graffiti was inspired by his work at an African-American-focused bookstore while he was a student at Howard.

Boseman and his fellow classmates were accepted to the Oxford Summer Program of the British American Drama Academy at Balliol College, Oxford, England. He attended the program in 1988.

He learned to appreciate William Shakespeare’s playwriting as well as Samuel Beckett and Harold Pinter’s writing. While still in college, he made his first trip to the continent to work with his professor Mike Malone in Ghana.

He continued his film studies after his return to the country and received his diploma from the Digital Film Academy in New York City. After completing his studies, he moved to New York City to pursue a career in acting.


Boseman started his theatre career after majoring in directing at Howard University. In addition to being nominated for a Jeff Award for his play Deep Azure in 2005, he had won a Drama League Directing Fellowship and an AUDELCO for acting.

As a series regular on the NBC drama Persons Unknown, he made his debut on the small screen (2010-2013). He kept playing historical personalities, appearing as James Brown in Get on Up (2014) and Thurgay Marshall in Marshall (2017).

From 2016 to 2019, Choseman portrayed the superhero Black Panther in the Marvel Cinematic Universe (MCU). He appeared in four MCU movies, including the 2018 film, for which he earned an NAACP Image and a Screen Actors Guild Award.

Chadwick Boseman Net Worth and Salary
Chadwick Boseman Net Worth and Salary

His other films credits include The Express: The Ernie Davis Story, The Kill Hole, Draft Day, Gods of Egypt, Da 5 Bloods, and Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom. He appeared and executive produced the films Message From The King, Marshall, and 21 Bridges.

Boseman has also directed short films including Blood Over a Broken Pawn and Heaven. Chadwick Boseman has also appeared in a few episodes of various TV series and shows.

It included  All My Children, Third Watch, Law & Order, CSI: NY, ER, Cold Case, Lincoln Heights, Lie to Me, The Glades, Castle, Detroit 1-8-7, Justified, Fringe, Saturday Night Live and What If…? 

Awards and Nominations

Boseman had won many awards for his work and career including 41 wins and 109 nominations. He won 1 Golden Globe Award, 2 Screen Actors Guild, 2 BET Awards, 2 Black Reel Awards, 4 MTV Movie, and TV Awards, and 5 NAACP, among others.

He had also been nominated for an Academy Award once, 1 BAFTA Award,  4 Critics’ Choice Movie Awards, 1 Independent Spirit Award, and 5 Screen Actors Guild Awards, among others.

Personal Life

Boseman and singer Taylor Simone Ledward started dating in 2015; by 2019, they were engaged; and, they later wed secretly. In 2016, Boseman was diagnosed with stage IV colon cancer.

He avoided discussing his cancer diagnosis in the media. He continued to work on a number of movies during his treatment, including Marshall, Da 5 Bloods, Ma Rainey, and others.

Boseman passed away on August 28, 2020, at his home in Los Angeles. He left no will when he passed away, therefore California law applied to his estate. On September 4, 2020, a public funeral was held in Anderson, South Carolina.

A permanent art memorial’s construction was announced by the city. The death of Boseman was regarded as having the greatest impact in the 2020s. A mural honouring Chadwick Boseman was unveiled by Disney in 2020 at Downtown Disney.

The flags at the Statehouse were lowered to half-staff on August 30 at the request of South Carolina Governor Henry McMaster. In the introduction of Black Panther on Disney+, Marvel altered the logo animation to reflect his likeness.

Chadwick Boseman‘s Biography

Real NameChadwick Aaron Boseman
Nick NameChadwick
Age43 Years Old (d.28 August 2020)
HeightIn Feet – 6 Feet 0 Inches
In Meters – 1.83 m
In Centimeters – 183 cm
WeightIn Kilograms – 88 Kg
In Pounds – 194 lbs
FamilyFather –  Leroy Boseman
Mother – Carolyn Boseman
Sisters – N/A
Brothers – Derrick Boseman, and Kevin Boseman
Wife Taylor Simone Ledward

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Charity Work

Apart from acting, Boseman supported a number of charities, most notably St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital and organizations that fund cancer research. In order to provide free tickets for kids who wanted to see Black Panther, he gave $10,000 to the Boys & Girls Club of Harlem. He gave hospitals fighting the COVID-19 outbreak in black neighbourhoods $4.2 million worth of personal protective equipment in 2020. As a result, he created his own Operation 42 challenge to inspire others to donate PPE.

House and Cars

Chadwick Boseman owned several residences in Los Angeles, California including jacuzzis, bars, and swimming pools, among other amenities. In 2016, Boseman bought a $1.75 million property using a fictitious name.

spanning 3,310 sq ft, the house has a big front yard that leads to a winding path that climbs to the main house. Other features include a wet bar, a modern kitchen, and a fireplace and balcony reminiscent of old Hollywood grandeur.

The master bedroom has separate enclosed sleeping porches and sunrooms, as well as French doors that lead to a private deck. The House has been listed for sale expecting a one-year lease for $10,000 per month with a $20,000 security deposit.

The detached guest house is included in the $1.75 million property, although it is unfurnished. Boseman passed away without leaving a will, therefore his wife Taylor took over as the estate administrator with a few restrictions.

Cars Collection

  • a Lexus LC 500h worth $150,000
  • a Mercedes Benz
  • a Range Rover

Chadwick Boseman’s Net Worth

At the time of his death, Chadwick Boseman’s net worth was estimated at around $12 million. Chadwick was one of the highest-paid actors in the world. He was paid $700 thousand USD for Captain America: Civil War.

He made $500 thousand as the main lead role in Black Panther. He primarily portrayed the part of Black Panther in the Marvel television series, which he did exceptionally well.

After three characters, Black Panther was the most adored actor in the Marvel cinematic universe. Throughout his career, Chadwick has received several prestigious nominations and awards.

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