Trevante Rhodes is an American actor who has become a darling of many movie lovers in recent years. This is because he is not just an amazing actor but also a very good-looking man who has put in a lot of work over the years as a Hollywood star. He is renowned for his stunning ability to perfectly interpret his roles and is loved for his charming personality. Before he became an actor, he was a football player and also ran as a track and field athlete.
As an actor, he is now best known for his portrayal of Chiron aka Black in Moonlight, an American coming-of-age drama film which had a lot of buzz around America and abroad. His work in the film earned him a lot of favourable reviews from critics and fans all over the USA. Trevante is also known for his work on Bird Box, an American post-apocalyptic horror-thriller film.
How Old is Trevante Rhodes?
Trevante Rhodes was born on the 10th of February in the year 1990. The actor was born in Ponchatoula, a small city in Tangipahoa Parish, Louisiana, USA. He spent some time growing up in Ponchatoula; however, when he was ten years old, his family relocated to Little Elm, Texas where he spent the remainder of his childhood days.
The actor was born to a father called Jessi Rhodes and a mother identified as Demour Dangelo. Trevante is very fond of his parents and has spoken of how much they helped him push through life to become who he now is. The actor has one brother identified as Giovanni Rhodes. The siblings share a strong bond today.
Growing up, Trevante Rhodes attended the Little Elm High School, a public high school in Little Elm. When he graduated from there, he proceeded to attend the University of Texas at Austin where he studied Kinesiology.
Is He Gay?
There have been rumours that Trevante Rhodes is gay and that he has a gay partner with whom he is in love. The rumors started gaining ground after Trevante Rhodes played a gay role in the movie Moonlight. He succeeded in playing the role so well that fans who watched the movie concluded that Trevante Rhodes may be gay in real life.
However, at the moment, there is no evidence at all to show that Trevante Rhodes is gay. All the rumours being spread around are just speculations and have not been proven. It is safe to assume that the actor is not gay until he comes out to say explicitly otherwise.
Interesting Facts About Trevante Rhodes
He Was An Athlete In School
Before he went into acting, Trevante Rhodes was an athlete. As a young boy growing, he was very active and took part in sporting activities in school. He played American football as a running back in an option offense. He also took part in track events, competing as a sprinter specializing in the 100 and 200-meter dash.
Trevante was so good as an athlete that at end of his High School education, he earned an athletic scholarship in track and field to the University of Texas at Austin. While in the university, he competed for the Texas Longhorns as a sprinter from 2008 to 2012. In fact, he was instrumental in helping the U.S. squad to win a gold medal in the 4×100 meters relay at the 2009 Pan American Junior Athletics Championships in Port of Spain, Trinidad and Tobago.
His TV Series And Movies
After graduation from university, Trevante Rhodes relocated to Los Angeles and began to work as an actor. He kick-started his acting career in 2012 when he starred as Dr. Peter Montgomery in I Came Back, a short movie. In 2013, he played Shawn in Josep and Shawn and then portrayed Brian in Open Windows in 2014.
In 2015, Trevante began to make some buzz when he was cast in If Loving You Is Wrong, a TV Series in which he played Ramsey Walters. The same year he starred in The Night Is Young as George.
His big break came in 2016 when he played the lead role of Chiron aka Black in Moonlight, an American coming-of-age drama film. The movie was nominated for many awards, winning the Golden Globe Award for Best Picture – Drama, the Academy Award for Best Picture and other awards. Trevante’s role in the movie was hailed by many people including critics and fans.
Since his breakthrough role in Moonlight, Trevante has starred in other movies including Burning Sands in 2017 and The Predator in 2018.
There is not a doubt in the world that Trevante Rhodes has made quite a lot of money since he started acting. He has starred in different TV series and award-winning movies, gaining lots of attention and raking in a considerable amount of wealth.
At the moment, Trevante Rhodes’ exact net worth is not certain but he is believed to be worth millions of dollars at the moment.
Being a good-looking man, fans expect Trevante Rhodes to be in a relationship with an equally good-looking partner. Many fans have asked who Trevante’s significant other is but very little information has emerged concerning this area of his life.
The actor has not yet made any revelations about who he is dating. A quick look through his social media shows that he primarily posts about himself, his job and his family but never posts about any romantic partner. At the moment, it is safe to assume that the actor is a single man focusing on his career.
Trevante Rhodes is quite a tall man; the actor stands at 6 feet in height and is reported to weigh about 88kgs or 194 lbs. His chest measurement has been revealed to be 44 inches (112 cm) and his Arms / Biceps measurement is said to be 16 inches (41 cm).