British-Nigerian actor and producer, John Boyega is famous for his role as Moses in the sci-fi comedy film, Attack the Block (2011). Although he was first recognized as an actor in the movie, Attack the Block, he came into people’s attention after playing the role of Finn in the Star Wars sequel trilogy films, The Force Awakens (2015). Besides, from his exceptional acting career, he received the BAFTA Rising Star Award in 2016.
The 28 years old actor, John started his career from the year 2011 and since then he has appeared in numerous movies and dramas including The Last Jedi (2017), The Rise of Skywalker (2019), Imperial Dreams (2014), Detroit (2017), Pacific Rim: Uprising (2018), and 24: Live Another Day. He has been nominated for many awards because of his jaw-dropping acting career and was awarded the Empire Award for Best Male Newcomer (2015), and the Black Reel Award for Best Actor (2011).
John Boyega holds a Net Worth of $6 Million; Salary Details
Boyega holds a net worth of $6 million, according to Celebrity Net Worth. His first big paycheck stemmed from his role in the movie Star Wars: Force Awaken. Particularly, the salary he earned from the movie was around $15,000,000. Moreover, the majority of his fortune is accumulated from his professional career.
The details about John Boyega’s salary from his different project are listed below:
- Saturday Night Live (2015): $3,000
- Disney Infinity 3.0 (2015): $3,000
- Major Lazer (2015): $20,000
- The Force Awakens (2015): $15,000,000
- 24: Live Another Day (2014): $10,000
- Imperial Dreams (2014): $2,0000
- Half of a Yellow Sun (2014): $2,000
- The Whale (2012): $2,000
- My Murder (2012): $4,000
- Da Brick (2011): $3,000
- Junkhearts (2011): $15,000
- Law & Order: Uk (2011): $2,000
- Becoming Human (2011): $10,000
- Attack the Block (2011): $300,000
Endorsement earnings and Assets
In addition to the earnings for his acting career, John also earns an additional amount of money from endorsement and sponsorship. Although there aren’t many hints about the brands he is associated with, he posted a picture of him on his Instagram, wearing Gucci outfit. Additionally, he captioned the picture writing:
“Gucci is so 2019 I’m wearing all GUCCCI everything in 2020.“
With this evidence, it won’t be wrong to claim that he might be earning a decent amount of money from the brand Gucci. To be more specific, Boyega is no less than a social media influencer as he has more than 2.1 million followers as of June 2020. In particular, the influencer having more than millions of followers can earn between $4,187.25 – $6,978.75 as a per post salary.
John Boyega Emotional speech on Black lives Matter
George Floyd was killed in Minnesota, USA but the racial injustice that his death represents is fitted around the world. As strikes raged for a second week in the United States, support for the Black Lives Matter movement has also eventuated across the globe. Star Wars Actor, John Boyega, came out bold yet heroic in the matter of racism. Further, he was seen with a megaphone in Hyde Park, London, giving an emotional yet fiery speech.
John got emotional during the speech and there was a huge crowd supporting John in his protest. Further, he said:
“Black lives have always mattered, We have always been important. We have always meant something. We have always succeeded regardless. And now is the time. I ain’t waiting.“
Well, at one point he got so emotional and he stated:
“I don’t know if I’m going to have a career after this but, f— that.“
John had already spitted his rage from a tweet saying I hate racist. Well, after this protest, he was supported globally and also supported by many actors and personals from different fields.
Is John Boyega in a Relationship?
Star Wars actor, John Boyega who has a charming personality is single now. Further, he has been linked with many ladies but no one seems to make a special place in his heart. Nowadays he claims to be single and recently has not been linked with any women.
Back in 2015, he was linked with his co-actor, Daisy Ridley and he quite fancies her. But in an interview, Daisy said that John is like a brother to her and he is a very good friend of hers which she never wants to lose. Well, the duo calls themselves “peanut”. Till now they have been very close friends and John keeps posting pictures of her on Instagram.
According to the rumors, in 2017, he was seeing a girl outside of the entertainment industry. Well, the couple was spotted in many places. Further, she was unknown about the fame of John and when she asked about the job he does, she dumped him. Also, the reason for the breakup was that the girl didn’t want to amass unnecessary limelight.
Born as a John Adedayo Bamidele Adegboyega
John Boyega was born on 17 March 1992, under the zodiac sign Pisces on his birth name John Adedayo Bamidele Adegboyega. Further, he was born to his parents Samson Boyega (father) and Abagail Boyega (mother) in London, England. Also, his father was a Pentecostal minister and his mother worked for differently able people.
John Boyega is Nigerian-British in nationality and African by his ethnicity. Talking about his educational background, he completed his high school from Westminster City School. Further, he went to South Thames College for a National Diploma in Performing Arts. Also, he joined the University of Greenwich for BA film studies and media writing but he dropped it to pursue his career as an actor.
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