Trevante Rhodes Biography
Birthday: February 10, 1990 (Aquarius)
Born In: Ponchatoula, Louisiana, United States
Trevante Nemour Rhodes is an American actor who rose to fame for his bold portrayal of a black gay man struggling to deal with with his identity in the Academy Award-winning film ‘Moonlight’ (2016), for which he earned multiple award nominations. He is also recognized for his performance in the TV series ‘If loving you is Wrong’ and ‘Westworld’. Born in Ponchatoula, Louisiana, and raised in north of Dallas, Texas, Rhodes is also a naturally gifted athlete who attended University of Texas on an athletic scholarship in track and field. From 2008 to 2012, he competed as a sprinter for the Texas Longhorns and also won a gold medal at the 2009 Pan American Junior Athletics Championships. Despite emerging as a star athlete, it was at UT Austin where Rhodes decided to pursue a career in acting. A longtime lover of movies and film stars, he has been inspired by many artistes like Leonardo DiCaprio, Denzel Washington, Jake Gyllenhaal and Robert De Niro. On a personal note, the multitalented Rhodes is a “mama’s boy” and is extremely close to his mother.