Who is Michael Bolwaire?
Michael Bolwaire is an American actor, probably best recognized as Doc in the TV series “All the Queen’s Men” (2021-2023).
Where is Michael Bolwaire Today?
Michael is enjoying his best career years, currently working on the third season of the critically acclaimed TV series “All the Queen’s Men”, which is yet to receive its premiere date.
Michael Bolwaire Wiki: Age, Childhood, and Education
Michael Bolwaire was born on 30 April 1988 in Cleveland, Ohio USA. Unfortunately, he hasn’t shared much about his family, including his parents’ names and profession, while he also hasn’t mentioned having siblings.
He said that he had a tough time growing up, that he was constantly under stress, which led him to run away from home at just 14 years old. He found help at the faith-based non-profit organization, Fill This House, which helped him through the foster care system. Afterwards, he moved to Atlanta, Georgia, where he was able to start his career.
Once in Atlanta, Bolwaire found work as an exotic dancer under the name Bolo the Entertainer. Quickly enough, he became a part of the exotic dance group that performed in the reality TV show “Vivica’s Black Magic”, started by the renowned actress, Vivica A. Fox. The show is about male dancers who are tasked to complete various challenges. The show eventually led to the creation of the “Chocolate City” film, written and directed by Jean-Claude La Marre.
The film revolves around the life of a struggling college student. His world takes an unexpected turn when he encounters the owner of a male strip club, who persuades him to try his luck on an amateur night, and features a star-studded cast including Robert Ri’chard, DeRay Davis, Tyson Beckford, Vivica A. Fox, with Michael appeared in the role of Bolo.
Rise to Stardom
Bolwaire reprised his role as Bolo in the 2017 sequel, “Chocolate City: Vegas”. Written and directed by Jean-Claude La Marre, the film stars Vivica A. Fox, Michael Jai White, Mel B (as Melanie Brown), and Robert Ri’chard. In this sequel, the exotic dancers from Chocolate City reunite for a trip to Las Vegas. Facing foreclosure, they aim to save their nightclub by entering a national stripper competition with a $500,000 prize. The plot follows their journey to Vegas as they try their luck in the competition.
In 2018, Michael made a one-time appearance as an Off Duty Cop in the TV mini-series “Unsolved: The Murders of Tupac and the Notorious B.I.G.”. The show, created by Kyle Long, is a scripted true crime series based on the murder investigations of Tupac Shakur and Biggie Smalls. The main stars of the series include Josh Duhamel as Detective Greg Kading, Bokeem Woodbine as Officer Daryn Dupree, Wavyy Jonez as Christopher ‘Biggie’ Wallace, and Marcc Rose as Tupac Shakur.
The same year, Bolwaire starred in another Jean-Claude La Marre venture “Kinky”, which also featured Obba Babatundé, Sarodj Bertin, and Skyh Black (credited as Alvester Martin). The film revolves around a talented and reserved single doctor who skillfully balances the challenges of work, love and religion.
In 2021, Michael made a one-episode appearance as Big Frank in the Emmy Award-winning series “Genius”. The show, created by Kenneth Biller, Noah Pink, and Suzan-Lori Parks, explores the lives of history’s greatest minds. Bolwaire contributed to Season 4, which focuses on the extraordinary life and impact of Martin Luther King, Jr. The series features a diverse cast, including Samantha Colley, Seth Gabel, Antonio Banderas, and Clémence Poésy, and has received critical acclaim, winning multiple Primetime Emmys.
In 2021, Michael Bolwaire landed his most significant role to date as Doc in the TV series “All the Queen’s Men”. Created by Christian Keyes, the show revolves around the drama and intrigue of an adult entertainment club in Atlanta, led by the unapologetic lady boss, Madam (Eva Marcille). Bolwaire’s character, Doc, is part of the crew of male exotic dancers entangled in Madam’s ruthless world, co-starring Skyh Black, Racquel Palmer and Candace Maxwell, among others.
In 2022, Michael Bolwaire reprised his role as Bolo in “Chocolate City 3: Live Tour”. Written and directed again by Jean-Claude La Marre, the film follows the Chocolate City team of strippers after their victory at the National Stripper Competition in Las Vegas. Facing challenges, including the lead dancer Michael’s tragic loss, the team grapples with ups and downs. The plot also touches on the struggles of their reality show, which faced low viewership and unmet expectations. The film features stars such as Alex Ajuwon, Cassandra Bautista, and Sarodj Bertin, among others.
In addition to his acting career, Michael is an entrepreneur, having launched his clothing line Bo’Wear, and bath and body line called Bo’s Bath and Body Signature Collection.
Furthermore, Bolwaire has used his popularity as Bolo to launch the OnlyFans account, on which he has already uploaded more than 100 videos and pictures, and has over 9,500 likes. He recently stated that his popularity on the platform has soared.
According to authoritative sources, Michael Bolwaire’s net worth is estimated at $5 million, as of late 2023.
Personal Life, Dating, Girlfriend, Single
When it comes to his personal life, Michael is rather secretive about it. However, some details have become available to the public, including that he married on 2 October 2022 and that he has a son. Nevertheless, he hasn’t revealed the name of his wife or the name and age of his son.
Appearance and Body Measurements
Michael Bolwaire has black hair and brown eyes. He stands at a height of 6ft (1.83m), while he weighs approximately 175lbs (80kgs), and his vital statistics are 40-28-36.
Controversy arose when Bolwaire was part of Cynthia Bailey’s bachelorette party on “Real Housewives of Atlanta” in October 2020. Kenya Moore claimed to have seen Bolo entering a bedroom with two women and later heard sex-related noises from the room. Bolo denied the allegations, emphasizing his professional reputation and stating, ‘I’m THE stripper. Nothing happened.’
Hobbies and Interests
Michael is an avid animal lover and has two pet dogs, both Pit Bulls.
Moreover, he is a fitness freak and goes to the gym every day. He also enjoys outdoor workouts such as hiking and jogging.