Boris Kodjoe
Boris Kodjoe
Real Name/Full Name Boris Frederic Cecil Tay-Matey Ofuatey-Kodjoe
Nick Name/Celebrated Name: Boris Kodjoe
Birth Place: Vienna, Austria
Date Of Birth/Birthday: 8 March 1973
Age/How Old: 51 years old
Height/How Tall: In Centimetres –192 cm
In Feet and Inches – 6′ 2″
Weight: In Kilograms – 100 Kg
In Pounds –220.4 lbs
Eye Color: Brown
Hair Color: Bald
Parents Name: Father –Eric Kodjoe
Mother –Ursula Kodjoe
Siblings: 2 (Patrick, Nadja, Lara)
School: N/A
College: Virginia Commonwealth University
Religion: Christmas
Nationality: Austrian-German
Zodiac Sign: Pisces
Gender: Male
Sexual Orientation: Straight
Marital Status: Married
Girlfriend: N/A
Wife/Spouse Name: Nicole Ari Parker (m. 2005)
Kids/Children Name: Nicolas Neruda Kodjoe , Sophie Tei Naaki Lee Kodjoe
Profession: Actor
Net Worth: $10 Million
Last Updated: April 2024

Boris Kodjoe is a famous Austrian-German producer, actor, and former model. He is popularly known for his amazing performances as -Kelby in the year 2002 in the movie called “Brown Sugar”; sports-courier agent Damon Carter on “Showtime” in the drama series “Soul Food” and the list goes on.

Well, how well do you know about Boris Kodjoe? If not much, we have compiled all you need to know about Boris Kodjoe’s net worth in 2024, his age, height, weight, wife, kids, biography and complete details about his life. Well, if you’re all set, here is what we know about Boris Kodjoe to date.

Biography and Early Life

Kodjoe was born on 8th March in 1973 in Vienna, Austria, to Ursula and Eric. His mother functioned as a German psychologist with fractional Jewish ancestry, and his father worked as a Ghanaian physician (Ga- Adangbe people). His maternal grandma being an unfortunate Jewish, became a victim of the Holocaust. His parents separated while he was just six years old. He was raised along with his three siblings-Patrick, Nadja, and Lara in “Freiburg im Breisgau.” He can easily voice three languages, such as German, English, and French.

Age, Height, Weight & Body Measurement

So, how old is Boris Kodjoe in 2024 and what is his height and weight? Well, Boris Kodjoe’s age is 51 years old as of today’s date 24th April 2024 having been born on 8 March 1973. Though, he is 6′ 2″ in feet and inches and 192 cm in Centimetres tall, he weighs about 220.4 lbs in Pound and 100kg in Kilograms.


He joined “Virginia Commonwealth University” on his tennis scholarship. He graduated in 1996 by undertaking his bachelor’s degree in marketing.

Personal Life: Dating, Girlfriends, Wife, Kids

Boris Kodjoe With Wife Nicole Ari Parker
Boris Kodjoe With Wife Nicole Ari Parker

He married “Nicole Ari Parker,” a popular actress. She was featured in the series- “Soul Food.” They became parents to their first child- “Sophie Tei-Naaki” (girl child) and their second child (boy)- “Nicolas Neruda Kodjoe.”

The happy family is presently living in Los Angele, situated in California.

Is Boris Kodjoe Gay?

Boris is happily wedded to his love since 2005. He is the father of his two believe children. Hence, it is quite evident that he isn’t gay but sexually straight.

Professional Career

He attended Virginia Commonwealth University using his tennis scholarship and completed his graduation in 1996 with a bachelor’s degree in marketing. He was a part of the Rams’ Men Tennis Team with 75 single career wins. His brother Patrick was a basketball player. He was a great tennis player, and his back injury ended all his tennis aspirations, but luckily, soon after he entered the modeling, he was signed. He appeared in TLC’s music video in 1995 for Red Light Special.

In 2002, he was announced as one of the 50 Most Beautiful People in the World by People’s Magazine. In 2002, he was featured in the movie “Brown Sugar,” which helped him gain some popularity and fan base. From 2000 to 2004, he was featured in the famous drama “Soul Food.” Later he got featured in the short series “Second Time Around” and Nicole Ari Parker, which later became his wife in 2005.

In the 2005 movie “The Gospel,” he portrayed David Taylor’s role, the son of Pastor Fred Taylor. In 2009 he was featured in the Science Fiction Picture “Surrogates.” He got a lead role as Steven Bloom in the television series called “Undercovers” by J.J Abrams in December 2009. Later in November 2010, the show got canceled. After this, in two movies, “Resident Evil: Afterlife” and “Franklin and Bash.”

He got featured in the comedy parody series called “Real Husbands of Hollywood” in 2013. He appeared on the regular ABC Prime-time soap opera in 2014 called “Members Only, “which is formed by Susannah Grant. In the television series “The Last Men on Earth,” he was a recruiting guest star. He has done tremendous and versatile roles in his acting career, which helped him to grow as an actor and as a person.


Boris Kodjoe is an exceptionally talented and hardworking actor. He has a successful career in Hollywood, but he has not received any notable awards. However, he got some nominations, such as in 2014. He was a nominee at Acapulco Black Film Festival for Best Ensemble Cast, in 2013 he got a nomination for Best Supporting Actor at Black Reel Awards, and many more.  In 2002, he was named one of the 50 Most Beautiful People in the World.

Net Worth, Salary & Earnings of Boris Kodjoe in 2024

Boris Kodjoe Net Worth
Boris Kodjoe Net Worth

Boris Kodjoe, an Austrian-German actor, producer, and model, has a total net worth of $10 million as of 2024. He has earned his wealth from his acting career after working in several movie franchises. He recently bought an estate in Manhattan beach work $2.68 million.

Some Interesting Facts You Need to Know

  • He was born to a German Psychologist and a Ghanaian Physician.
  • His beloved daughter, Sophie Tei Naaki Lee Kodjoe, suffers from Spina Bifida.
  • He was a tennis star during his college days.
  • Nazis killed his parental great-grandmother during the war.
  • His great-grandmother died in a tragic holocaust during the war between Jews and Nazis.
  • He was named in the list of “50 Most Beautiful People in the World,” by People Magazine in 2002.

Boris Kodjoe, an Austrian-German actor, producer, model, and former tennis player, was born in Vienna, Austria. He is a veteran actor and ultra-talented with a considerable fan base. He has used his excellent charm and good looks to raise his fame as an actor. After his back injury, he has to quit his tennis career and pursue his acting actor. He has never given up in his life and continued to strive for success.


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