Boris Kodjoe and fatherHollywood Actor Boris Kodjoe’s father, Dr. Eric Ofuatey Kodjoe passed away yesterday, Thursday, April 21 at age 78.

The 43-year-old Addicted and Real Husbands of Hollywood star is still mourning his loss, took to social media to pay a touching tribute to him.

“I miss you already. Trying to numb the voices of all the should-haves and could-haves because they don’t matter now. I asked God to make your journey peaceful and joyous. No more pain, no more regrets and guilt.

I forgive you, Dad. I love you, and I will honor and remember you forever. Thank you for the time we spent and thank you for being a great Opa to Sophie and Nico. They have memories for a lifetime. Know that you are loved eternally. Now be free and your Soul full of Joy. Dr Eric Ofuatey Kodjoe (30.12.38 – 21.4.16)”.

Boris Frederic Cecil Tay-Natey Ofuatey-Kodjoe, better known as Boris Kodjoe, is an actor known for his roles as Kelby in the 2002 film Brown Sugar, and the sports-courier agent Damon Carter on the Showtime drama series Soul Food.

He was born on March 8, 1973 in Vienna, Austria to Ursula Kodjoe, a German psychologist of partially Jewish descent, and Eric Kodjoe, a Ghanaian physician from Nzema in the Western region of Ghana.

He got married to Hollywood actress Nicole Ari Parker in 2005 and they are blessed with two children Nicolas Neruda Kodjoe and Sophie Tei Naaki Lee Kodjoe.

Boris Kodjoe's childhood picture with his late father
Boris Kodjoe’s childhood picture with his late father



Boris Kodjoe and Prez Mahama
Boris Kodjoe and Prez Mahama

German and Ghanaian born actor, Boris Frederic Cecil Tay-Natey Ofuatey-Kodjoe, better known as Boris Kodjoe met Ghana’s President John Dramni Mahama during the President’s visit to New York recently.

The actor known for his roles as ‘Jason’ in the 2000 film Love and Basketball, and the sports-courier agent expressed delight in meeting President Mahama.

He took to Facebook to extol President Mahama for his marvelous leadership and fight against girls abused.

“Meeting with Ghanaian President John Dramani Mahama. Great man who sees tremendous value in the empowerment of girls and pushes hard to end child marriages in Ghana. “When you educate a woman you are effectively helping the community…” he said