Taylor Simone Ledward Biography

Taylor Simone Ledward is an American singer and the wife of late actor Chadwick Boseman. The marriage of Chadwick Bosman was kept secret until his death but, the family revealed it along with the demise of their beloved son. Despite lost her love of life, she is standing strong and remembering him as they spent almost 5 years together.

Early Life

Taylor Simone Ledward was born on August 31, 1990, in Los Angeles, California. She studied Sociology at Napa Valley College and completed her graduation in the year 2014, from California State Polytechnic University. There, she majored in Music Industry Studies and was also the lead singer of the school jazz band. Taylor has a sister who goes by the Insta name I_Ledz.

Taylor Simone Ledward Career

She is a musician by profession. She garnered media attention after she was seen with Chadwick at multiple events. Before starting her music career, Taylor was a marketing intern at iHeartMedia. She has also worked at Rockwell. In addition to that, she worked as a production assistant at Los Angeles Philharmonic. Taylor, with the orchestra, has performed in concerts at Walt Disney Concert Hall. Taylor and Chadwick were first seen together at the Los Angeles International Airport. Later on, they were seen outside the studio of Jimmy Kimmel Live. Taylor and Chadwick attended many events together.

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They attended red carpet events for Black Panther. They also attended the screening of 21 Bridges at AMC Lincoln Square Theatre in New York. Their relationship was publicly acknowledged by them at the 50th NAACP Image Awards in Los Angeles, California. Chadwick thanked his wife for supporting him while giving his acceptance speech for the Outstanding Actor in a Motion Picture. The couple was last seen together on February 16, 2020, while they attended the 69th NBA All-Star Game, Chicago.


Taylor Simone Ledward Biography

Real Name Taylor Simone Ledward
Birth Date August 31, 1990
Age (as of 2021) 30 Years
Birth Place U.S.A.
Nationality American
Profession Singer
Religion Christianity
Sun sign Virgo

Physical Measurement

Height in feet inches – 5’ 6” – in Centimetres – 168 cm
Weight in Kilograms – 65 kg  –  in Pounds –  143 lbs
Body Measurements 36-30-36
Bra (Breast) Size 34D
Waist Size 30
Hip Size 42
Shoe Size 7 (U.S.)
Hair Color Black
Eye Color Black
Body Type Hourglass


Sister One


College Napa Valley College, California State University

Taylor Simone Ledward Relationship Status

Marital Status Widow
Affair No
Husband Chadwick Boseman (Dead)
Is she a lesbian? No
Children Not Known
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Personal Life

Taylor started dating Black Panther actor Chadwick Boseman in 2015. They got engaged in October, 2019. They were married to each other after Chadwick proposed to her while they were vacationing at Malibu, California. Chadwick Boseman was diagnosed with colon cancer. He died on August 28, 2020, after battling with cancer for 4 years. According to the official statement released after his death, it was mentioned that Chadwick passed away at his home in the presence of Taylor and his family members. Despite his illness, Taylor stayed with him and strengthened his will power in tough situation.

Taylor Simone Ledward Net Worth

As of 2020, Taylor’s net worth is set to be $1 million whereas his husband Chadwick was a Hollywood star and earned lots of wealth and fame. His estimated net worth is around $12 million.


  • She worked with Insomniac Events, an American electronic music event promoter.
  • Taylor participated in The X Factor.
  • Taylor and Chadwick’s relationship was reportedly confirmed by her grandmother in an interview with the magazine In Touch.
  • She served as president of Cal Poly’s Music Board for a year from 2012 to 2013.
  • Taylor’s Instagram account is private. However, her bio read – To thine own self be true.
  • Shimone used to have a now deleted Facebook page called SongsbySimone.

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