February 04, 2023

John Boyega (Actor) Biography, Age, Height, Weight, Girlfriend, Family, Facts, Wiki & More

Updated On : September 17, 2022

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Short Biography

John Boyega was born on 17-03-1992 in Peckham in the state of London, the United Kingdom as John Adedayo Bamidele Adegboyega. He is a British Film Actor, Film Producer, Television Actor, Theatre Actor, Video Game Artist, Voice Artist & Podcaster who is known for his work in Hollywood, British & Anglo-Nigerian movies& television series.

Other Name: John Adegboyega, John Adedayo B Adegboyega, John Adedayo Bamidele Adegboyega
Other Professions: Film Producer Television Actor Theatre Actor Video Game Artist Voice Artist Podcaster
Appearance: Hollywood

John Boyega Complete Bio & Career

Born on 17 March 1992, John Adedayo Bamidele Adegboyega is an actor and producer who is popularly known as John Boyega. He completed his education from Westminster City School and the University of Greenwich. He received his training from the Identity School of Acting. Initially, he appeared in Six Parties. He bagged the role in the film, Attack the Block in 2011. He also did a film based on Boxing.
He essayed the role of Jamal in the movie, Junkhearts in 2011. He bagged the film, Half of a Yellow Sun in 2012. He has been approached to play a lead role in a movie named, Star Wars: The force awakens. On 18 December 2015, Movie got released. His performance in the movie was widely appreciated. He did a movie named Detroit by Kathryn Bigelow in 2017. The subject matter of the film was the 1967 Detroit riots. He played the role of Finn in the movie, Star Wars: the last Jedi.
He has his own production company named Upperroom Entertainment Limited. The movie, Pacific Rim: Uprising was produced by his company in 2018. He has been hired for the series named, Small Axe by Steve McQueen. He will also be seen in Hold back the stars along with Letitia Wright. He was ranked in the list of the top 100 most influential people in 2020. He supported the movement, Black Lives Matter. In 2022, he was seen in Hollywood movies Breaking, and The Woman King. Since 2021, he runs a podcast called Tomorrow's Monsters as Jack Locke.

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John Boyega Family, Relatives and Other Relations

Father Samson Boyega
Mother Abigail Boyega
Brother None
Sisters Blessing Boyega, Grace Boyega
Affairs/Girlfriends Letitia Wright, Lashana Lynch, Kelly Marie Tran, Maggie Carrie (rumor) 
Marital Status Unmarried
Children None

He is born to Samson Boyega and Abigail Boyega. Both of his parents belong of Nigerian descent. He has two elder sisters named Blessing Boyega & Grace Boyega. He is unmarried and has dated Letitia Wright, Lashana Lynch & Kelly Marie Tran. He was also in a rumor about his relationship with model/entrepreneur Maggie Carrie.

Life's Important Dates Of John Boyega

Body Measurements

Chest Size 44
Biceps Size 15
Waist Size 32
Skin Colour Wheatish
Eye Colour Black
Hair Colour Black

Personal Info

Home Town Peckham, London, United Kingdom
Nationality British , Nigerian
Address London, England, United Kingdom
School Westminster City School, London
College South Thames College, London
University of Greenwich, London
Identity School of Acting, London
Qualification BA dropped out from the University of Greenwich
Acting Course from Identity School of Acting
Hobbies Playing Video Games
Marital Status Unmarried
Debut Theatre - Six Parties (2009)
TV - Da Brick (2011) Film - Attack the Block (2011)
Film (as producer) - Pacific Rim: Uprising (2018)
Best Movies Attack the Block (2011), Star Wars: The Force Awakens (2015), Star Wars: The Last Jedi (2017) among others
Best Friends Daisy Ridley
Salary N/A
Net Worth £19 Million
Official Website N/A


Favorite Color Black
Favorite Sport Football
Favorite Place Koh Rong Island in Sihanoukville, Cambodia
Favorite Dress Formals, Coat Pant
Favorite Food Sweet Bread, Grilled Meat, Oyster
Favorite Music K-pop Songs

Shocking / Interesting Facts & Secrets About John Boyega

  • He was born to Nigerian descent parents in Peckham, London.
  • His birth name is John Adedayo Bamidele Adegboyega.
  • He dropped out of his graduation to focus on acting.
  • He worked as a theatre artist before entering films.
  • He made his acting debut with Joe Cornish's British-American film Attack the Block in 2011 and received the Black Reel Award for Best Actor.
  • He owns his own production company named, Upperroom Entertainment Limited and produced his first film Pacific Rim: Uprising in 2018.
  • He gave his voice to the character of Finn in video games Disney Infinity 3.0, Lego Star Wars: The Force Awakens & Star Wars Battlefront II.
  • He is running Tomorrow's Monsters podcast as Jack Locke since 2021.
  • His name is among the top 100 influential people.

John Boyega Age, Birthday Facts and Birthday Countdown

30 years, 10months, 18 days old age John Boyega will turn 31 on 17 March, 2023. Only 1 months, 12 days, 7 hours,48 minutes has left for his next birthday.

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John Boyega has celebrated the total number of 31 birthdays till date. See the analysis by days count and bar graph.

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