Birth Date: March 8, 1973 / Age: 40
Birth Place: Vienna, Austria
Biography: Boris Kodjoe, (born March 8, 1973 in Vienna, Austria) is a multilingual model and actor. Fluent in German, French, English and Spanish, the bi-racial Kodjoe (of African and European descent), aspired to be a professional tennis player. A back injury ended his tennis aspirations; however, he was quickly discovered for modeling and soon after fell into acting. Named one of the "50 Most Beautiful People in the World" by People Magazine in 2002, Kodjoe starred in the short-lived sitcom Second Time Around (2004-2005) with wife Nicole Ari Parker.
Grew up in Freiburg, Germany.
Has a brother, Patrick, and a sister, Nadja
His mother, Ursula Kodjoe, is a psychologist from Germany and his father, Eric Kodjoe, is a physician from Ghana, West Africa.
Fluent in English, French, German and Spanish.
Named one of the "50 Most Beautiful People in the World 2002."
He once aspired to play professional tennis until a back injury ended his career aspirations.
20 June 2004: Engaged to Soul Food (1997) co-star, Nicole Ari Parker.
5 March 2005: Birth of daughter, Sophie Tei Naaki Lee, with Nicole Ari Parker.
Married actress Nicole Ari Parker in Gundelfingen, Germany.