And while he may not have the career of others like Denzel Washington or Idris Elba, he has accomplished in his short time aside from being a heartthrob.
But, aside from his marriage to Ari Nicole Parker, many don’t know much more about the former model.
Here are 8 things you didn’t know about Boris Kodjoe:
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1. Boris Kodjoe, 31, was born in Vienna, Austria to a German mother and Ghanaian father. After becoming one of the best tennis players in the country, he accepted a tennis scholarship to Virginia Commonwealth University in 1992. He earned a degree in marketing in 1996.
2. Kodjoe’s career skyrocketed after he became a model for Ralph Lauren, where he booked 12 campaigns in his first seven months as a model.
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