Christopher Boykin

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Christopher Boykin was born in 1972, January 13 in Raleigh, North Carolina. The entertainer also has a couple of nicknames as he is known as Big Black, Wiggi, and Black Lavender. Boykin is a United States navy veteran as he spent many years there serving as a chef. The experience in the navy taught Christopher a lot of valuable life experiences and he later used it in real life to become what he is now.


Despite the fact that he is an entertainer and an actor to some extent, Christopher Boykin did not appear in many movies and TV shows throughout his career. "Big Black" does, however, have quite a few achievements. There was a skit by Rob Dyrdek where he hired his friend Boykin to play as one of the bodyguards to prevent him from being harassed by security guards. The two were hired again by the producers of The DC Video: Deluxe Edition DVD to play the roles they appeared in. From the fall of 2006 to the spring of 2008 "Wiggi" was in a reality TV show called Rob & Big where he and his friend, skateboarding legend Rob Dyrdek were the main characters and their lives were shown on the MTV television.

Christopher also holds two world records and his name is in a Guinness Book of World Records. As ridiculous as that sounds he holds the record for peeling and eating the most bananas in one minute. He managed to finish three in 60 seconds. He is also responsible for eating the most powdered doughnuts in three minutes. The celebrity managed to finish 5 whole doughnuts in just under 180 seconds.

"Big Black" is also in a video game. His buddy Dyrdek and him are in Skate, and Skate 2, a skateboarding game featuring various other players or famous personalities. In one of the early shows, the two were in a special episode where Dyrdek and "Black Lavender" were shown to be doing the work on the first of the two video games. It is also worth mentioning that Skate and Skate 2 were developed by EA Black Box.

The two friends got separated when Christopher had to leave due to personal reasons. However, the two got back together in 2011 when "Big Black" got to play the main character of Dyrdek's directed show Fantasy Factor. The TV personality also had made a couple of more appearances after his return to the television. He was in 3 episodes of Ridiculousness, another show of Dyrdek as well as two other MTV series – Guy Code and Snack Off.

Personal life

Boykin got married in 2008 to his wife Shannon Boykin and the couple has a daughter Isis Rea. Boykin had to leave his job in television to take care of his family. The biography of Christopher does not say a lot of things about him. He has a Twitter account with over 400 thousand followers.


Was nominated in 2008 for Teen Choice Award for Male Reality/Variety Star. 

The celebrity is 6 feet 6 inches tall.

Christopher Boykin is a relatively unknown personality when you compare him with others who work in the same industry. He did, however, made a recent comeback to television after being absent and is there to stay.


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