Chadwick Boseman married long-time girlfriend Taylor Simone Ledward before his death

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Taylor Simone Ledward and Chadwick Boseman.
Taylor Simone Ledward and Chadwick Boseman.
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  • Chadwick Boseman got married to his long-time girlfriend, Taylor Simone Ledward.
  • His family confirmed their marriage in the death announcement shared on his social media pages.
  • The couple was last pictured together in February at the 2020 NBA All-Star Game.


Chadwick Boseman tied the knot with his long-time girlfriend, Taylor Simone Ledward before his death.

The actor died on Friday after a private battle with colon cancer. In his death announcement shared on his social media pages, the family wrote "He died in his home, with his wife and family by his side," confirming his marriage to Taylor.

According to People, the couple were first spotted together in 2015 after she graduated from Cal Polytechnic University Pomona.

In 2019 they made their first red carpet appearance together at the Screen Actors Guild Awards and again at the 50th NAACP Image awards later that year.

Taylor Simone Ledward and Chadwick Boseman attend
Taylor Simone Ledward and Chadwick Boseman attend the 25th annual Screen Actors Guild Awards at The Shrine Auditorium on 27 January, 2019 in Los Angeles, California.

During his acceptance speech at the awards ceremony, he thanked her, saying, "Simone, you're with me every day. I have to acknowledge you right now. Love you," reports the publication.

According to Page Six, the couple reportedly got engaged in October 2019.

Chadwick and Taylor were last pictured together in February at the 2020 All-Star Game.

Chadwick Boseman and Taylor Simone Ledward attend
Chadwick Boseman and Taylor Simone Ledward attend the 69th NBA All-Star Game at United Center on 16 February, in Chicago, Illinois.

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