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Trevante Rhodes is an American actor who has become a ‘rave of the moment’ superstar following a recent string of appearances in different groundbreaking movies that have launched him to global stardom. Tall, dark and handsome, Rhodes is not just admired for his superb acting skills but also his good-looking features. This has made him a favorite of many movie lovers especially the ladies who now flock after him on social media.
Rhodes has enjoyed a steady growth in the movie industry since he made his debut in 2012 and he has not rested on his oars; he has been churning out movies that have gotten the world talking.
The Beginning of Trevante’s Adventure in Hollywood
Born on the 10th of February 1990 in Ponchatoula, Louisiana, Trevante Nemour Rhodes did not want to be an actor initially; he wanted to be an athlete. In fact, while studying at Little Elm High School, Rhodes began to play football as a running back. He even played with Cole Beasley who is now a professional player with the Dallas Cowboys.
However, his dream of playing football was dashed when he sustained an ACL injury. He later won an athletic scholarship to the University of Texas for track and field and competed for the school from 2008 to 2012.
When he eventually graduated, Trevante Rhodes decided he wanted to become an actor so he moved to Los Angeles to achieve this dream. Luckily for him, he immediately started landing minor roles in projects like Joseph and Shawn and Gang Related. In 2015, he started getting some attention when he starred as Ramsey Walters in If Loving You Is Wrong. That same year, he portrayed George in The Night Is Young, a comedy movie.
Projects that Made Trevante Rhodes Famous
Trevante Rhodes broke through as a top Hollywood star and received national and global accolades in 2016 when he played the lead role of adult Chiron in Moonlight, an American coming-of-age drama film.
The movie received critical acclaim all over the world and won many awards including the Golden Globe Award for Best Picture – Drama and the Academy Awards for Best Picture and Best Adapted Screenplay. Rhodes was highly praised for his brilliant performance in Moonlight and became the toast of directors and producers.
After Moonlight, Trevante Rhodes has gone on to star in other movies that have received a lot of attention. In 2017, he portrayed Ben Milo in 12 Strong, an American action war drama film. He then played Nebraska Williams in The Predator, an American science fiction action film that grossed $160.5 million at the box office.
He also played Tom in Bird Box (2018), an American post-apocalyptic thriller film that startled many viewers with its plot. Rhodes was praised in many quarters for his role in the movie which he played alongside award-winning American actress, Sandra Bullock.
The Woman In Trevante Rhodes’ Life
Trevante Rhodes loves to keep his love life out of the public eye but that has not stopped us from prying into it to see who he’s with at the moment. Our findings have revealed that the actor is engaged and will soon be married. So, who is his lover?
Rhodes is engaged to a woman called Mara Wright. Wright happens to be a model who is currently signed to Wilhemina Models, an American modeling agency company. According to our sources, she has German and African roots and has appeared in some short films. Also, we found she is a trained martial artist.
The couple got engaged in August 2019 and according to reports, will tie the knot as husband and wife soon.
Is The Actor Gay?
Many people assume Trevante Rhodes is gay because, in his breakout role in Moonlight, he played a gay man very convincingly. It is common practice in Hollywood to frequently speculate about the sexuality of an actor, so it’s no surprise that Trevante is caught up in this.
To answer the question, the actor is not gay; at least to the best of our knowledge. That information makes his performance in Moonlight a very remarkable one, deserving of all the praises the actor has received for the role.