John Boyega who is a Nigerian actor is widely known for portraying the character as a lead role in the 2011’s Attack the Block as well as for playing Finn in the 2015’s Star Wars: The Force Awakens which has brought him an international recognition. John is the native of Peckham, London, England, United Kingdom. He came into this world on 17th March of the year 1992 which has now made him reach at the age of 23. He is the son of a Nigerian parents named as Abigail and Samson. John played his first play as a leopard at his primary school when he was 5 years old. His father is a preacher.
John was first noticed by Artistic Director of Theatre Peckham, Teresa Early who saw him acting in the primary school play and then he was invited to join theatre school for the talented children between ages 9 and 14. As a teenager, he went to get his education from the Westminster City School. Later, he took part in various of the school productions as well as attended the classes at Theatre Peckham. In addition to that, he was also the performing arts student at the South Thames college located in Wandsworth as well as he was also active in the theatre productions there including lead in the Othello in the year 2010. Additionally, he had also studied the Film and TV at the University of Greenwich.
John got trained at Identity School of Acting in the Hackney and he also made his appearance in Six Parties at National Theatre as well as Category B at Tricycle Theatre prior to becoming offered the role in 2011 film known as Attack the Blood. In September of the year 2011, the HBO announced that John had been cast in boxing drama pilot called Da Brick loosely based on the life of Mike Tyson. He was also expected to play as Donnie who is released from the juvenile detention centre on the 18th birthday and begins to examine what it means to be a man.
In March of 2012, he was cast in film adaptation of the book of Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie called Half of a Yellow Sun. On 29th April of 2014, it was confirmed that John had been cast as the lead character in the Star Wars: The Force Awakens. His other filmography and TV credits include The Circle, Imperial Dreams, Junkhearts, Law & Order: UK, Major Lazer, The Whale, Becoming Human, The Murder, Saturday Night Live and many more.
John is a tall guy with the height of five feet and nine inches that is 1.75 m. As he was born in the month of March, his star sign is Pisces. He is very good looking as well as handsome and hot. Moving on to his personal life biography, as he has just reach at early twenties, he has not got married yet. There is also no more news found about whether he is dating anyone of has any girlfriend. Besides that, as he is very much active in various social networking medias, he can also get connected in Twitter and Instagram.