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.