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Christopher Boykin Net Worth

Updated On: 17 Dec, 2018

Christopher Boykin Net Worth

Christopher Boykin took his last breath at the age of 45 when he was struggling for life. He had a struggle with the heart transplant.

Late television personality Christopher Boykin was popular for his role on MTV show called ‘Rob & Big’ which was broadcasted with him as well as his co-star, Rob Dyrdek. He also served in the US Navy. He was known by his other names like Black Lavender, Wiggi, and Big Black.

Christopher Boykin's Net Worth Before His Death

The multi-talented personality earned the net worth of $3 million. He earned the revenue working as a musician, television personality and CEO. He started his career as a United States Navy. Later on, he was hired as the bodyguard of the Rob Dyrdek, a professional skateboarder. In November 2006, Boykin began starring at MTV's Rob & Big. Later in April 2008, he left the show.

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He set up two Guinness world records for peeling and eating the total of 3 bananas in a minute and for the most powdered doughnuts eaten in less than just three minutes. He was featured in skateboarding video games like Skate and Skate 2 besides Dyrdek. Some early episodes of Rob & Dig featured Boykin and Dyrdek, but later on, Boykin stopped to show up due to some family matters. He also brought up his clothing company in 2007 called Big Black and re-launched the brand in 2010 along with his personal manager and some other creative partners.

Christopher's Death; Died Of Heart Failure?

Christopher is no more alive in this world. On 9 May 2017, Christopher was pronounced dead. He had done a defibrillator implant for his heart. In May 2017, the Raleigh-native was hospitalized after he reportedly suffered from a heart problem.

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After the death of Christopher, his ex-wife sadly shared the news on Twitter to mourn his sad demise. In the tweet, she told that her heart was broken to tell Christopher's fans that he passed away. Though the actual reason behind his tragic death is unknown, it has been said that the cause of Christopher's death was a heart attack.

Divorce With Wife; Lived Together With Estranged Wife & Children

During the death of Christopher, his former wife, Shannon Boykin was the one, who was depressed by his death. Christopher was married to his longtime girlfriend, Shannon Boykin in an intimate wedding ceremony held in 2008. The same year, they welcomed their child, a daughter named Isis Rea Boykin, who is nine years old now. Boykin left his show to take care of his daughter named Isis Rea Boykin and also his girlfriend whom he loved very much.

Christopher with his nine years old daughter Isis Rea Boykin (Photo: Instagram)

Despite their long romantic relationship, Christopher and his wife Shannon filed for a divorce in 2009. However, the pair lived together for short time because of Christopher's health issues.

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Christopher Boykin's Wiki And Bio

The late American musician and entertainer Christopher ‘Big Black’ Boykin was born on January 13, 1972, in Raleigh, California. Standing at the height of 6 feet 6 inches (1.98 meters), Christopher has also come into the news of his weight loss issue and his habit of continuously squinting his eye.