Updated: 05/09/2017 01:45 PM | First Published: 05/09/2017 01:45 PM

John Boyega with his father

John Boyega and his father Samson Boyega are wearing matching shirts. John's parents are Nigerian.
John Boyega was born to Nigerian parents Samson and Abigail Boyega on 17 March 1992. John's father, who is a preacher, wanted him to become a preacher too. However, Samson has fully supported John to pursue his acting career.

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