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If there was one memorable moment from the 2021 Golden Globes, it was the emotional acceptance speech by the late Chadwick Boseman’s wife, Taylor Simone Ledward. She made headlines for honoring her husband, who tragically passed away at the age of 43 after a private battle with colon cancer.

So, who is Chadwick Boseman’s wife? Keep reading for details about Taylor Simone Ledward.

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1. Who is Chadwick Boseman's wife?

Ledward is an extremely talented singer. In 2014, Ledward graduated from California State Polytechnic University (Cal Poly), Pomona with a bachelor’s degree in music industry studies. She started dating Boseman in 2015 and attended several awards shows with the actor, including the 2019 Screen Actors Guild Awards.

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2. When did they get married?

Unfortunately, very few details about the couple’s wedding and engagement have been released. However, we do know that Boseman proposed in October 2019, and they tied the knot in an intimate wedding shortly after.

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3. Did she give a speech at the Golden Globes?

When Boseman posthumously won the Golden Globe for Best Actor in a Motion Picture (Drama) at the 78th annual ceremony, Ledward accepted the award via Zoom and gave a heartfelt speech in honor of her late husband.

“He would thank God. He would thank his parents. He would thank his ancestors for their guidance and their sacrifices,” she said. “He would say something beautiful, something inspiring, something that would amplify that little voice inside of all of us that tells you you can, that tells you to keep going, that calls you back to what you’re meant to be doing at this moment in history.”

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