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Winston Duke Biography

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Facts of Winston Duke

Date of Birth: 1986 , November-15
Birth Nation: Trinidad and Tobago
Height: 6 Feet 4 Inch
Name Winston Duke
Birth Name Winston Duke
Nick Name Winston
Mother Cora Pantin
Nationality Trinidadian
Birth Place/City Tobago, Trinidad & Tobago
Ethnicity Afro-Tobagonian
Profession Actor
Net Worth estimated $800k
Body Measurements Athletic
Famous for Balck Panther
Girlfriend Meeth Thetics
Married No
Education Brighton High School, Yale school of Drama
Awards MTV Movie Award for Best Fight
Online Presence Facebook, Instagram, Twitter
Movies Black Panther, Avengers: Infinity War
TV Show Modern Family, The Messengers

Quick Timeline of Winston Duke

1986 Born in Tobago
2004 Attended Brighton High School
2014 Started from Theatre productions
2015 Was Cast in Major Crimes
2016 Was Cast in Modern Family
2018 Starred in Black Panther
2018 Appeared in Avengers: Infinity War
2019 Worth Thousand

Detail Timeline of Winston Duke

November 15 , 1986

Born in Tobago

Winston was born on November 15, 1986, in Tobago, Trinidad & Tobago. At the age of nine, he moved to the United States with his mother and sister.

2004

Attended Brighton High School

Winston graduated from Brighton High School in 2004. He went to study theatre in University at Buffalo. He attended Yale School of Drama for his master's degree. 

2014

Started from Theatre productions

Winston started acting in theatre productions for Portland Stage Company. He was cast in Law and Order: Special Victims Unit in 2014. 

2015

Was Cast in Major Crimes

In 2015, Winston was cast in Major Crimes as Curtis Turner. The same year he was cast in The Messengers as Zahir Zakaria for three episodes alongside J.D Pardo, Joel Courtney, Jessika Van.

2016

Was Cast in Modern Family

Winston participated in Modern Family alongside Sofia Vergara, Julie Bowen, Ty Burrell, Nolan Winter in 2016.  He was cast as Dwight for three episodes. 

2018

Starred in Black Panther

Winston breakthrough movie was Black Panther. He starred in the movie as the leader of the Wakanda's mountain Tribe, the Jabari, M'Baku. He starred alongside Chadwick Boseman, Michael B. Jordan, Martin Freeman. 

2018

Appeared in Avengers: Infinity War

After Black Panther, Winston made an appearance in Avengers: Infinity War. He was seen with the Wakanda Forces ready to fight against Thanos's army.

2019

Worth Thousand

Winston has not revealed his salary, however, his net worth by the end of 2019 was estimated to be around $800k. 

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Winston Duke is a Trinbagonian American actor known for his role in Marvel Cinematic Universe Black Panther and Avengers: Infinity War.

Early Life And Education of Winston Duke

Winston Duke was born on November 15, 1986, and is 32 years old. He was born in Tobago, Trinidad & Tobago to mother Cora Pantin. At the age of nine, Winston moved to the United States with his mother and sister where he attended Brighton High School and graduated in 2004.

After finishing high school, Duke went to study theatre at the University at Buffalo. He got his master’s degree from the Yale School of Drama where he studied with his now co-star Lupita Nyong’o.

Duke holds Trinidadian nationality and belongs to Afro-Tobagonian ethnicity.

Winston Duke's Career

Winston started acting in theatre productions for Portland Stage Company and Yale Repertory Theatre. In 2014, Winston was cast in Law & Order: Special Victims Unit as Cedric Jones. In the same year, he got cast in Person of Interest as Dominic/ Mini for seven episodes.

In 2015, Winston participated in The Messengers for three episodes as Zahir Zakaria and in Major Crimes as Curtis Turner. Winston then starred in Modern Family in 2016 for three episodes as Dwight.

Duke’s breakthrough was from the movie Black Panther, a movie based on Marvel Comics character of the same name produced by Marvel Studios. Winston portrayed the role of powerful, ruthless warrior M’Baku, who is the leader of Wakanda’s mountain tribe, the Jabari. Winston gathered worldwide fame through this role.

Winston co-starred alongside actors like Chadwick Boseman, Michael B. Jordan, Lupita Nyong’o, Danai Gurira, Martin Freeman, Letitia Wright, Angela BassettForest Whitaker, and Andy Serkis in the movie. For his role as M’Baku, Winston was nominated for MTV Movie Award for Best Fight.

Winston also appeared in 2018 Avengers: Infinity War as M’Baku where The Avengers and the Wakanda warriors forces stand together to fight against Thanos’s army.

Winston Duke's Net Worth and Earnings

Winston has made appearances in many television shows and movies. As of early 2019, Winston Duke's net worth is estimated to be around $800 thousand but has not revealed his salary yet.

With his growing career, we can expect his wealth will grow too. His breakthrough movie Black Panther was made on a budget of $200 million-$210 million and its box office collection was $1.344 billion. His second Marvel movie Avengers: Infinity War was made on a budget of $316 million-400 million and made $1.841 billion at the box office.

Winston Duke's Personal Life

Duke was blasted online by a number of man and women as a ‘sell-out’ when they came to know about his White/Asian girlfriend.

Winston has been dating his girlfriend Meth Thetics, whose mother is Asian and his father is White for over two years. Winston has also shared a few pictures with his girlfriend.

However, Duke is not married and has no children or wife. Being a famous person, Winston keeps his life private. Thus, there are not much information about his affairs, relationship, marriage, and divorce.

Winston Duke's Body Measurements

Winston stands 6 feet 4 inches and has an athletic body. He likes to workout, lifts weights, and rock-climbs during his free time. We can find Winston active on social sites like Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter.