Trevante Nemour Rhoades is an American entertainer best known for his portrayal of a dark gay man in the Academy Award-winning film ‘Moonlight’ (2016), for which he received numerous award nominations.
Biography & Profile Summary
Born on 10 February 1990, Trevante Rhodes’s age is 33 Years Old as of 2023. He was born in Ponchatoula, Louisiana, in the United States of America. He holds an American nationality and has a belief in the Christian religion. When he became ten years old, he relocated to a small town in the north of Dallas, Texas, called Little Elm. Rhodes is an Afro-American by ethnicity. His zodiac sign is Aquarius. His current residence is in Los Angeles, California, United States of America.
Trevante Rhodes completed his early schooling at Little Elm High School in Little Elm, Texas, United States of America. Later, Rhodes went to the University of Texas at Austin to graduate, studying kinesiology. He got admission to the university on an athletic scholarship due to his excellent performance in track and field.
|Full Name||Trevante Nemour Rhodes|
|Net Worth||$10 Million|
|Date of Birth||10 February 1990|
|Age||33 Years Old|
|Birth Place||Ponchatoula, Louisiana, United States|
|Currently Live In||Los Angeles, California, United States|
|Profession||Actor and Model|
|Debut||TV Series: Gang Related (2014)
Film: I Came Back (2012)
|Years Active||2012 – Present|
|Famous Role||Adult Chiron in the Academy Award Winning Feature Film Moonlight (2016)|
|School/High School||Little Elm High School in Little Elm, Texas, United States|
|College/University||University of Texas, United States|
Trevante Rhodes Family, Girlfriend & Relationships
Trevante Rhodes’s parents are Jessi Rhodes and Demour Dangelo. Trevante Rhodes’s father’s name is Jessi Rhodes, who is a businessman by profession. Trevante Rhodes’s mother’s name is Demour Dangelo, who is a homemaker.
He also has one sibling. His brother’s name is Giovanni Rhodes.
Trevante Rhodes’ marital status is unmarried. According to sources, Trevante Rhodes is currently engaged to his girlfriend Mara Wright; a model contracted with Wilhemina Models.
According to the information received from her Instagram account, she hails from Black and German ancestry and lives in Los Angeles. She was also a part of some short films.
|Father Name||Jessi Rhodes|
|Mother Name||Demour Dangelo|
|Brother Name||Giovanni Rhodes|
|Girlfriend||Mara Wright (Fiancée)|
Trevante Rhodes Height & Weight
Trevante Rhodes carries himself with a majestic personality. He is tall and measures precisely six feet in height, while his body weight is approximately eighty kilograms.
Rhodes manages a good body figure with excellent body measurements, with his chest measuring 42 inches, waist measuring 32 inches, hips measuring 33 inches, and biceps measuring 12 inches. He keeps concise hair that is black and wears a French trim beard. He also has mesmerizing pitch-black eyes.
|Height (approx)||in centimeters: 182 cm
in meters: 1.82 m
in feet inches: 6’ 0”
|Weight (approx)||in kilograms: 80 kg
in pounds: 176 lbs
Trevante Rhodes Career
Trevante Rhodes has been an accomplisher ever since his childhood. He was a natural athlete who received an athletic scholarship to the University Of Texas due to his track and field sports excellence.
He was a member of the Texas Longhorns for four years between 2008 and 2012, and he used to compete for them as a sprinter. In 2009, his excellence led him to win a gold medal at the Pan American Junior Athletics Championships.
The event was held in Port of Spain, Trinidad, and Tobago, where he helped his team win the medal in a 4×100 meter relay race. He was known as a star athlete in his childhood, but he still decided to choose acting as a career option upon admission to the University Of Texas at Austin. He decided to follow this path as he had loved films and movie stars for a very long time.
He considers many great actors such as Denzel Washington, Robert De Niro, Leonardo DiCaprio, Jake Gyllenhall, et cetera, his inspirers to achieve his dreams.
When he completed his graduation from his university, he relocated to Kwa Thema and pursued his dreams as an actor. He did many supporting characters in Ingoma, directed by Lokshin Bioskop, Open Windows with Elijah Wood as a cast member, supervised by Nacho Vigalondo.
More on Career
He also did Shangri- La Suite, directed by Eddie O’ Keefe, and The Night Is Young, directed by Matt Jones and Dave Hill. He was also a part of If Loving You Is Wrong, a series by OWN and Tyler Perry, where he portrayed the character of Ramsey. He has also been a part of Gang Related, a series by Fox, and Westworld, a series by HBO.
In 2016, Rhodes gained significant fame when his film Moonlight got released, where he portrayed the character of an adult Chiron.
He received a tremendous amount of critical praise for the movie, and the film made him come directly under the spotlight. In an interview, he expressed his inner feelings to take the role of Chiron in the movie. He stated that he felt being a homosexual was difficult in the United States of America.
He also shed some light on black people’s problems in the United States every day. Thus, Rhodes exclaimed that people who are both black and homosexual have to go through extreme criticism and discrimination from people all around them. Therefore he wanted to bring awareness in the hearts of the American people through this film about black homosexual people, thinking that after watching the movie, people might change their thoughts and stigmas towards blacks and homosexuals.
He also said that he felt doing the film mattered to him on more than one level, and he thought it was for the greater good. Moonlight went on to win the Best Picture- Drama at the Golden Globe Awards and the Best Picture and Best Adapted Screenplay at the Academy Awards.
Trevante Rhodes Net Worth
As of 2023, Trevante Rhodes’s net worth is $10 million.