Winston Duke Height, Age, Net Worth

Quick Info Winston Duke :

NameWinston Duke
Date of BirthNovember 15, 1986
Age (2024)38 Years
NationalityUnited States
HomeTownTobago, Trinidad and Tobago
Height6 ft 5 in
EducationYale University, University at Buffalo (North Campus)
Net Worth20-25 Million USD

Who is Winston Duke ?

Winston Duke, a Tobagonian-Rwandan actor, has captivated audiences with his powerful performances and magnetic presence on both stage and screen. Born on November 15, 1986, in the picturesque village of Argyle, Tobago, Duke’s journey to stardom is marked by resilience, talent, and a deep-rooted passion for storytelling.

Winston Duke
Winston Duke

Duke’s early years were shaped by a blend of cultures and experiences. Raised by his single mother, Cora Pantin, Duke’s childhood in Tobago instilled in him a sense of community and resilience. At the age of nine, alongside his mother and sister, Cindy, he embarked on a new chapter in Brooklyn, United States, where he discovered his love for acting amidst the bustling city streets.

Educated in the rich traditions of theatre, Duke honed his craft at the prestigious Yale School of Drama, where he earned a Master of Fine Arts in acting in 2013. His journey from humble beginnings to the hallowed halls of Yale reflects his unwavering dedication to his craft and the pursuit of excellence.

Duke’s ascent to prominence began with notable roles in theatre productions and television series, including “Person of Interest” and “Modern Family.” However, it was his breakout role as M’Baku in the groundbreaking superhero film “Black Panther” (2018) that catapulted him into the spotlight. His portrayal of the formidable leader garnered widespread acclaim, earning him a place in the esteemed Marvel Cinematic Universe.

Facts about Winston Duke :

  • Winston Duke was born on November 15, 1986, in Argyle, Tobago.
  • He has Tobagonian and Rwandan heritage.
  • Duke moved to Brooklyn, New York, with his mother and sister when he was nine.
  • His mother, Cora Pantin, was a single parent who worked as a government worker and restaurant owner.
  • He discovered his love for comics at a young age.
  • Duke attended Yale School of Drama and received a Master of Fine Arts in acting.
  • He started his acting career in theatre productions.
  • His first television role was in the series “Person of Interest.”
Winston Duke
Winston Duke
  • He is best known for his portrayal of M’Baku in the Marvel Cinematic Universe films “Black Panther,” “Avengers: Infinity War,” and “Avengers: Endgame.”
  • Wesley Morris of The New York Times praised his performance in “Black Panther” as one of the best in 2018.
  • He starred in Jordan Peele’s horror film “Us” in 2019.
  • Duke was originally cast in the lead role of the Apple TV+ series “Swagger” but had to withdraw due to an injury.
  • He played the role of a soul interviewer in the 2020 film “Nine Days.”
  • In 2020, he starred alongside Mark Wahlberg in the Netflix film “Spenser Confidential.”
  • Duke received the Maverick Award at the Newport Beach Film Festival in 2021.
  • He voiced Bruce Wayne/Batman in the Spotify podcast audio drama “Batman Unburied” in 2022.
  • Duke reprised his role as M’Baku in the 2022 film “Black Panther: Wakanda Forever.”
  • He is cast in the upcoming 2024 film “The Fall Guy.”
  • Duke’s mother passed away in October 2022.
  • He is an art enthusiast.

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