Boris Kodjoe Biography
Boris Kodjoe (Boris Frederic Cecil Tay-Natey Ofuatey-Kodjoe) is an Austrian-born actor born on 8th March 1973 in Vienna, Austria. He is of German and Ghanaian descent known for his roles as Kelby in the 2002 film ‘Brown Sugar’. He is also a co-star on BET’s Real Husbands of Hollywood and on the CBS medical drama Code Black.
Boris Kodjoe Age
Kodjoe was born on March 8, 1973 (age 45 as of 2018)
Boris Kodjoe Parents
His parents Ursula Kodjoe (mother) and Eric Kodjoe (father). Her mother is of German psychologist of partially Jewish descent and his father Eric is a Ghanaian physician who is of the Krobo people. His namesake is the Russian poet and writer Boris Pasternak. Kodjoe’s matrilineal great-grandmother was Jewish and died in the Holocaust; his maternal grandmother survived the war in hiding.
Kodjoe’s parents divorced when he was six years old. He grew up in the vicinity of Freiburg im Breisgau. Kodjoe is fluent in German, English, and French, and speaks some Spanish. He has a brother named Patrick and two sisters named Nadja and Lara.
Nicole Ari Parker Age
47 years ( born on 7th October 1970)
Boris Kodjoe Height – How Tall Is Boris Kodjoe
Boris is 1.92m
Boris Kodjoe Wife/ Boris and Nicole
Parker eloped with actor Joseph Falasca in March 2001. Their marriage lasted only eight months; they divorced later that year. She married her Soul Food co-star Boris Kodjoe on May 21, 2005, in Gundelfingen, Germany. She gave birth to their first child, a girl, Sophie Tei-Naaki Lee Kodjoe, on March 5, 2005.
Sophie has spina bifida, which was diagnosed at birth. Parker gave birth to the couple’s second child, a boy, Nicolas Neruda Kodjoe, on October 31, 2006. Kodjoe and his wife are members of Cascade United Methodist Church in Atlanta, Georgia. The family resides in Los Angeles, California.
Boris Kodjoe Movies/ Boris Kodjoe Filmography
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Boris Kodjoe Kids – Nicole Ari Parker Kids
- Nicolas Neruda Kodjoe
- Sophie Tei Naaki Lee Kodjoe
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11 Things You Didn’t Know About Boris Kodjoe and Nicole Ari Parker’s Love
Just when you thought these two couldn’t be any cuter, Boris Kodjoe and Nicole Ari Parker reveal sexy, fun and new details from inside their beautiful love story. Get ready to swoon!
She Wears His PJs
“You’ve got to keep the sexy alive,” says Parker. “So I’ll come to bed in, like, his pajamas. I wear something sexy and I am really sweet and really nice. It works every time!”
They Went To A Gala For Their First Date
“We went to the Arthur Ashe Foundation Gala in New York City in 2002,” says Kodjoe. “We went to the gala and then after that would be adult content that I can’t share with you. (Laughs)”
She Loves To Touch Him
“Publicly, his height and his stature and the way he walks and the way he carries himself just turns me on,” Parker gushes. “But, privately, his skin is like butter. It’s just like, oh my God. Thank you, Jesus, every night.” Sexy, sexy!
Boris Was Smooth From The Start
“He’s like the Billy D. Williams of the twenty-first century,” gushes Parker.
They Were Over Their Nerves
“On our first date, it wasn’t like we never met each other,” Kodjoe explains. “We had been working together on Soul Food for two years. “I made out with her the first time I met her in front of cameras.”
They Dated Long Distance First
“Right after we met his character got written off the show,” says Parker. “And so I was like, okay, so we’re going to do this but we’re going to do it long-distance. You know, actors fall in love on set all the time and so the true test was going to be, like, do we still feel the same way not being around each other every day.” Clearly, they passed!
It Was Boris’ Idea To Move In Together
“I knew I wanted to buy a house, so I started looking for a house in California, and we had like a week hiatus on the show, so I came home, to look at properties and Boris said, ‘Well, you know we can find a bigger house if we look together. I was like, ‘Hey!’ That kind of let me know that he was in it to win it, too,” shares Parker.
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Boris Is A Big Listener
“You know, my wife, when she’s in a bad mood or she’s mad about something you have to let her go through the process,” he says. “She likes to vent. She wants to just go off and she doesn’t want me to solve the problem. She just wants me to listen. I have to learn that because I usually just jump in and try to save her and figure her things out and beat somebody up, but she really just wanted me to listen. I might rub her shoulder while she’s venting or just watch her. And, for me, she gives me space. Like, I need to go and run on the beach or play an hour of tennis.”
Nicole’s The Jokester When He Needs Her
“Now, if I needed to cheer him up, I’m definitely the comedian in the family,” says Parker. “I will totally resort to all kinds of comedic antics to cheer him up. I do a whole one-woman show. I’m like the Carol Burnett of the family.”
Nicole’s Secret To Lasting Love
“I always say the minute you find your husband you make him your boyfriend,” says Parker about keeping the vibes light and fun at home. Although they go over tasks and responsibilities together they haven’t stopped the sexy pillow talk or romantic dinners at home.
This Is Their Dream
Parker and Kodjoe tell us they’ve always wanted to do a show together, so The Boris and Nicole Show (which debuts on FOX on July 6) is a dream realized.
Sophie Tei Naaki Lee Kodjoe
Born: 2005 (age 13 years)
Parents: Boris Kodjoe, Nicole Ari Parker
Boris Kodjoe Net Worth
Boris Kodjoe Net Worth: Boris Kodjoe is a German actor and former model who has a net worth of $8 million dollars. Born in Vienna, Austria, in 1973, Boris Kodjoe was named after Russian poet Boris Pasternak. He earned a tennis scholarship to Virginia Commonwealth University and graduated in 1996 with a marketing degree.
Kodjoe made his on-screen debut on an episode of “The Steve Harvey Show” and scored a small role in “For Your Love” before landing the part as Jason in the 2000 movie “Love & Basketball”.
That year, he also began playing Damon Carter on the hit Showtime drama series “Soul Food”, which ran for four seasons. Kodjoe appeared on 27 episodes and earned an NAACP Image Award for Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Drama Series nomination for three consecutive years. He was a series regular on “Second Time Around” in 2004 and on “Undercovers” in 2010.
In 2013, he landed a regular role on “Real Husbands of Hollywood” as himself, earning a nod for an NAACP Image Award for Outstanding Supporting Act in a Comedy Series in 2014. His other TV and film credits include “Brown Sugar”, “Second Time Around”, “The Gospel”, “Nip/Tuck”, “Surrogates”, “Franklin & Bash”, “Members Only”, and “Resident Evil: Afterlife”. In 2002, Kodjoe claimed a spot on “People” magazine’s list of the 50 Most Beautiful People in the World.
He has been married to his wife, “Soul Food” co-star Nicole Ari Parker, since 2005. They have two children together, including a daughter with spina bifida. He is fluent in three languages (French, English, and German), and is learning Spanish. Kodjoe and his family live in Atlanta.
Boris Kodjoe Movies And Tv Shows
- 2012 A Killer Among Us
- 2003 All of Us
- 2003 Boston Public
- 2016 Cape Town
- 2007 Crossing Jordan
- 2004 Eve
- 2000 For Your Love
- 2012 Franklin & Bash
- 2006 If You Lived Here, You’d Be Home Now
- 2014 Members Only
- 2007 Nip/Tuck
- 2013–present Real Husbands of Hollywood
- 2012 Scruples
- 2004–2005 Second Time Around
- 2000–2001, 2003, 2004 Soul Food Damon Carter
- 2003 Street Time
- 2017 Tales
- 2015 The Boris & Nicole Show
- 2015–2016 The Last Man on Earth
The Boris & Nicole Show – Boris And Nicole Show
Celebrity couple Boris Kodjoe and Nicole Ari Parker co-host this talk show that features celebrity interviews along with discussions of lifestyle and topical issues. The actors, who first met while co-starring on TV series “Soul Food,” say they want to use the show as a platform to share the things they are passionate about with viewers.
Whether it’s problems with anything ranging from relationships to pets, the couple aim to offer helpful advice. It’s all centered around the show’s three main pillars: real life, real love and real talk.
First episode date: 6 July 2015
Final episode date: 31 July 2015
Boris Kodjoe Daughter
A day in a father’s life he will always remember. She’s headed out to her first school dance. She picked her dress, mommy altered it to a perfect fit, she got her nails and hair done. Seems like moments ago when I was rocking her to sleep. Now she’s a beautiful little lady. My Sophiecakes. #ProudDaddy #NobodyBetterDanceWithHer #IWishABoyWould #IWillBeRightOutsideWaiting #CryingAlready #PullYourselfTogether #ThatsAsHighAsTheHeelsAreGonnaGet