Chad Coleman is an American actor who is known for playing roles of Tyreese Williams on the AMC's The Walking Dead (2012-2015), and as Dennis Wise on the critically-acclaimed HBO series The Wire (2004-2008).
Besides that, he has showcased his acting skills in several other movies and TV shows—his movie credits include films like The Green Hornet, Michael Jackson: Searching for Neverland, Horrible Bosses, Monday Night Mayhem, and Life, Love, Soul. Likewise, his TV shows/series credits are The Expanse, It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia, The Orville, Arrow, and Freakish.
Lately, Chad has been seen playing Corey James in The CW’s series All American. As of January 2020, the show is currently running in its second season—the show made its debut on 10 October 2018.
Bio: Age, Height
Chad Coleman was born on 6th September 1974 in Richmond, Virginia, USA. He stands at the height of 5 feet 11 inches (1.8 meters). His birth sign is Virgo.
Chad Coleman's Early Life / Education
The ‘The Walking Dead’ star, Chad Coleman, grew up in a foster home in Richmond, Virginia. He attended Virginia Commonwealth University located in Richmond, Virginia, United States—there; he studied Drama on a scholarship for his freshman year.
However, Chad dropped out of his college to serve in the United States Army. He served the US Army as a video cameraman from 1995 to 1999.
Chad Coleman was abandoned, along with his four siblings, by his biological parents when he was 11 months old. He has not revealed the identities of his siblings, but the names of his two elder brothers are Chris Coleman and Donald Coleman.
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After being abandoned, Chad and his siblings were raised by foster parents, George and Lottie Byrd. His foster father, George, was a hardworking junk collector.
Now, his elder brother, Donald, serves as a minister and a board chairman of the Richmond school.
Married Status Now, Ex-Wife, Daughter
Chad Coleman currently lives with his partner and his son Caleb. However, he has not disclosed the identity of his partner with whom he parents his son. Also, it is unknown whether they are married or not.
Chad Coleman with his partner and son, Caleb, on 13th June 2019 (Photo: Chad Coleman's Instagram)
Moreover, in the past, Chad Coleman was married to actress Sally Stewart from 1999 to 2010. Together, they gave birth to a daughter SaCha Stewart-Coleman.
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Additionally, Chad’s ex-wife Sally was recently seen in an episode of TV series Bull in 2019. Now, she has been in a relationship with Charles Robinson since 2017.
Interesting Facts About Chad Coleman
- Chad Coleman developed a PSA with a non-profit organization named Living Advantage in 2015. Through that association, he focused on the health of foster children apart from adopting them.
- In 2018, he worked as an associate producer for the movie named Last Life.
- He has over 440K followers on Instagram and over 345K followers on Twitter.