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Boris Kodjoe Has A $5M Net Worth, But That Pales In Comparison To The Priceless Fortune He's Built As A Husband And Father

Some people hit the scene and almost immediately make their imprint on culture. Whether it is a hit song, a breakout role, or sex appeal – some people just have that it factor. And with his inclusion in a previous version of People Magazine’s “Most Beautiful People” list, Boris Kodjoe has been making his impact in that way for some time now. Born in Vienna, Austria, Kodjoe is a German-Ghanaian actor and model whose career in the entertainment industry has spanned a few decades. Before he became a household name, Kodjoe earned a marketing degree from Virginia Commonwealth University (VCU) in 1996. According to ESPN, Kodjoe was a four-year letterman athlete winning 75 career singles while on the tennis team at VCU. However, he suffered a back injury that prevented him from pursuing the sport professionally. Instead, Kodjoe decided to focus on and pursue modeling and acting. The star appeared in the 1995 recording of TLC’s video for “Red Light Special.” He would go on to get his...

Mar 13, 2023

Exclusive: Boris Kodjoe Talks Teaming Up With Depend To Bring Awareness To Prostate Cancer

Boris Kodjoe is on a mission to help more men take action when it comes to their prostate. For Prostate Cancer Awareness Month, the veteran actor teamed up with Depend for their Stand Strong for Men’s Health campaign as they aim to change the stigma surrounding men and their health. “In 2020, Depend introduced the Stand Strong for Men’s Health initiative with two goals: driving awareness around the link between prostate cancer and incontinence, and helping consumers take action through their purchase,” said Drew Phillips, Senior Director for the North American Depend Brand, in a press release. “We look forward to expanding those efforts this year through our partnership with actor and health advocate Boris Kodjoe and an increased donation goal of $350,000 to the Prostate Cancer Foundation.” For Kodjoe, this initiative — which launched in September 2021 — has a deeper meaning after watching a loved one struggle with prostate cancer. “This partnership hit home on a very personal level...

Nov 23, 2021