Winston Duke Biography

Published On Jun 01, 2018
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
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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.

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

Later, 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. 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 Bassett, Forest 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 stands 6 feet 4 inches and has an athletic body. He likes to workout, lifts weights, and rock-climbs. Duke holds Trinidadian nationality and belongs to Afro-Tobagonian ethnicity. We can find Winston active on social sites like Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter. 

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 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 has made appearances in many TV shows and movies. His net worth is estimated to be around $800k, as of late 2017. Winston 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 $200-210 million and its box office collection was $1.344 billion. His second Marvel movie Avengers: Infinity War was made on a budget of $316-400 million and made $1.841 billion at the box office.

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Born in Tobago

1986

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.

Attended Brighton High School

2004

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. 

Started from Theatre productions

2014

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

Was Cast in Major Crimes

2015

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.

Was Cast in Modern Family

2016

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

Starred in Black Panther

2018

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. 

Appeared in Avengers: Infinity War

2018

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.

Worth Thousand

2017

Winston has not revealed his salary, however, his net worth by the end of 2017 was estimated to be around $800k.