Celebrities, athletes pay tribute to Black Panther star Chadwick Boseman on his 43rd birthday

A number of actors and sports figures honored Black Panther star Chadwick Boseman on his 43rd birthday.

On Monday, Boseman received multiple birthday presents from the likes of Elizabeth Banks, David Beckham, Brian Williams, Derek Jeter, Venus and Serena Williams, Kenny Chesney, David Beckham, Jessica Biel, and more.

Boseman was born in South Carolina and made his acting debut on television in the CBS medical drama Three Rivers. His breakthrough role came on the ABC show Boston Legal, starring alongside William Shatner. He would later go on to star in several other TV series, including Treme, Underground, and Being Mary Jane.

The 33-year-old is currently appearing in Avengers: Infinity War, which hit theaters in April and has grossed more than $2 billion worldwide. He also appeared in Star Wars: The Force Awakens, Avengers: Age of Ultron, Get Out, and 47 Meters Down.

As an actor, Boseman has also directed five of his own films and worked as the film director and star of an award-winning play entitled 8.

He also made his directorial debut on an Oscar-nominated short titled Suitcase in 2017. He earned two Primetime Emmy awards and was nominated for a Golden Globe. He has also starred in numerous notable independent films, including 47 Meters Down, Criminal Activities, Get On Up, and Last Days in Vietnam.

The Georgia native was raised in Rhode Island and said he spent hours playing football with his uncle. He is also a former linebacker for the University of Central Florida.

Boseman, who currently lives in Chicago, is engaged to model Siera Johnson and parents to one daughter, Niyah, 7.

The actor thanked his wife and daughter on Twitter for the “incredible birthday and motivation!”

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