The star passed away after four years-long battle with colon cancer at his home. The family surrounded him during his last days.
Boseman’s family took his Instagram to announce the news. In the post, his family revealed that he was diagnosed with stage III colon cancer in 2016. He was battling for at least four years.
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It is with immeasurable grief that we confirm the passing of Chadwick Boseman. Chadwick was diagnosed with stage III colon cancer in 2016, and battled with it these last 4 years as it progressed to stage IV. A true fighter, Chadwick persevered through it all, and brought you many of the films you have come to love so much. From Marshall to Da 5 Bloods, August Wilson’s Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom and several more, all were filmed during and between countless surgeries and chemotherapy. It was the honor of his career to bring King T’Challa to life in Black Panther. He died in his home, with his wife and family by his side. The family thanks you for your love and prayers, and asks that you continue to respect their privacy during this difficult time. Photo Credit: @samjonespictures
The star, who brought King T’Challa in Black Panther, was filming for the projects during many surgeries and chemotherapy.
Boseman’s family thanks everyone for your love and prayers and asked to respect their privacy.
The late star, who started his professional acting career in 2003, is widely known for appearing as Jackie Robinson in 42, James Brown in Get on Up, and as Thurgood Marshall in Marshall.
Chadwick was a married man. He was married to wife Taylor Simone Ledward. His wife is a singer who graduated from California State Polytechnic University. It is not clear when they started dating, but they were seen in 2015 at the Los Angeles International Airport for the first time toget e was married to wife Taylor Simone Ledward. His wife is a singer her.
Chadwick Boseman's net worth was $12 million.