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Full NameChristopher Boykin
First NameChristopher
Last NameBoykin
Birth NameChristopher Boykin
Other NameBig Black
Birth CityRaleigh, Mississippi
Birth CountryUnited States
Father NameWiggins
Gender IdentityMale
Sexual OrientationStraight
SpouseShannon (2008-2009)
No Of Children1
FilmographyRob & Big,Rob Dyrdek's Fantasy Factory,Guy Code
Height198 cm
Networth$3 M
Date of Birth13,1972

Late Reality Star Christopher Boykin's Net Worth Was $3 Million

Christopher Boykin came to fame as creator and co-star of the hit MTV series Rob & Big, that earned him massive fame & fortune. Professional from 2002 to 2014, Boykin grabbed 3 acting credits, 1 producing and 1 writing credit throughout his career.

After 3 years of his retirement, the American TV personality and musician died in 2017 at the age of 45. Christopher reportedly owned $3 million net worth at the time of death.

Well, the late reality star's other famous appearances were in Ridiculousness, Rob Dyrdek's Fantasy Factory, Guy Code, and also served as a judge for Hooters 2012 International Swimsuit Pageant.

Career Journey: Income Sources & Earnings

According to Celebrity Net Worth, at time of death in 2017, Christopher Boykin has an estimated net worth of $3 million.

Well, the main source of his income was acting career, that earned him wide fame and fortune. His worth is often compared with late reality star Beth Chapman (owned $2 million).

Initially, Christopher worked at US Navy followed by his hiring as skater Rob Dyrdek's bodyguard in the DC Shoes’ skit and later became close friends.

Then in 2006, Boykin in collaboration with Dyrdek created a reality series Rob & Big (2006-2008) where Boykin-Dyrdek often attempted to break the Guinness world records. It concluded after 3 seasons, on  April 15, 2008, but already gained them massive attention & money shower.

Late American reality star Christopher Boykin owned the fortune of $3 million at the time of death
Late American reality star Christopher Boykin owned the fortune of $3 million at the time of death

In 2008 season, Boykin often nicknamed Big Black, set up 2 Guinness World Records: peeling and eating three bananas in 1 minute, and another for eating 5 powdered doughnuts in 2 minutes, 45 seconds.

Even though Christopher took a break from TV career to start a family, later in 2011, he made comeback in Rob Dyrdek's Fantasy Factory (premiered in February 2009). He worked for the series till its final episode in 2015.

Apart from these, the late actor also appeared in MTV series Guy Code where Charlamagne Tha God, Andrew Schulz and Kevin Hart also starred.

For a fact, Christopher Boykin always kept his salary detail low-key, but allegedly earned tens of thousand dollars. The average payroll in reality TV show is around $73,000 per year.

Video Games Appearance & Business Venture

With his TV show partner Rob, Christopher also motion pictured for the video game Skate, released in 2007. Moreover, he later appeared in the game's sequel Skate 2 in 2009.

Also, the Rob & Big star started his business venture with the launch of his clothing brand Big Black in 2007. The clothing brand featured T-shirts, hats and other accessories with embedded with Boykin's catchphrase "Do Work."

Did Christopher Had Any Endorsements & Charity Works? 

The Raleigh, Mississippi native had numerous commercial appearances and approaching endorsement deal while alive. Well, he endorsed and was in commercials for Sean John, sportswear.

Moreover, Boykin also appeared in NFL Network 2013 Super Bowl commercial "Sand Castle" featuring Deion Sanders, and in Coca-Cola Super Bowl 2014 "Going All The Way".

Christopher Boykin also made massive sum from endorsement
Christopher Boykin also made massive sum from endorsement

Surely, the late TV personality made massive sum through sponsorship and promotions, however, never opened up the actual figure.

Well, Christopher was an active charity works and involved himself in many fundraising campaigns.

Assets, Lifestyle & Expenses: House & Cars

Despite such huge fortune, Boykin preferred to live a simple lifestyle and lived in Mississippi with his children. 

No strong reports on the late actor's residence ever emerged, though his house was estimated to be hundreds of thousand dollars.

Meanwhile, the median house price in Raleigh, Mississippi is $134,900 with an annual house insurance premium of $2,405.

Also, Christopher owned a collection of luxury cars including Dodge Challenger, Ford Pinto, and Dodge Durango.

Christopher Boykin posing with his car
Christopher Boykin and his car

Apart from expenses on mansion & rides, the late reality star also spent a chunk of money on jewelry, costly attires, and travels.

Tax Payment

Throughout his career, Boykin never got in any unpaid tax troubles, but of course, his tax payment took out bundles of dollars.

Reportedly, the US Government levies tax policy in accordance with the State where an individual lives

As a responsible citizen of the US, he was liable to pay property as well as income taxes.

Christopher aka Big Black's Age, Height, Death, Wife, Family & Children

Christopher Boykin was born on January 13, 1972, in Raleigh, Mississippi, the USA. He was an American by nationality and was of black ethnicity.

His father Wiggins worked at Deerfield Apartments in the US, though no detail on his mother & family background is out.

Christopher Boykin and his father
Christopher Boykin and his father

Before moving into the TV career, he served in the US Navy.

Boykin had a height of 6 ft. 6 inches (198 cm).

Wife, Children & Divorce

The (now late) American reality star was married once, though divorced his wife Shannon Turley, just a year after their marriage. 

The former duo marred in 2008 but parted their ways in 2009, after sharing a daughter named Isis Rea Boykin.

Big Black aka Christopher and his ex-wife Shannon
Big Black aka Christopher and his ex-wife Shannon

After 8 years of his divorce, Christopher died in 2017 at the age of 45 in Plano, Texas. His daughter was 9 years old at that time.

Death & Funeral

With defibrillator implant in his heart, Boykin was hospitalized in early 2017 in Plano, Texas. Later, on May 9, 2017, the TV personality's heart stopped beating and was pronounced dead at 4:00 p.m. CDT.

Sources report that Christopher died on congestive heart failure.

After Boykin's death, his Rob & Big co-star Rob Dyrdek made a heart-broken Tweet, followed by Boykin's ex-wife's heartful messages about him.

Two days after his death, Christopher Boykin's funeral took place, attended by family members and close friends including Chanel West Coast.

His graveyard lies in Ridgeview Memorial Park in Allen, Collin County, Texas.

Updated On Tue Sep 03 2019 Published On Tue Sep 03 2019 By CRM