Colman Domingo - Updated Jul 2024

Colman Domingo

Colman Domingo is a famous director, actor, and playwright from the United States. Colman Domingo is widely known for his role as Mr. Bones in the Broadway musical The Scottsboro Boys (2011), which earned him a Tony Award nomination for Most Featured Actor in a Musical.

Early Life and Childhood

Colman Domingo was born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States on the 28th of November 1969. His full name is Colman Jason Domingo. He is 54 years old with the zodiac sign Sagittarius. Domingo holds an American nationality and belongs to an African-American ethnicity.

Regarding his family background, he is the son of Edith Hawkins Bowles (Mother) and Clarence Domingo (Father). He grew up along with his brother Philip Bowles. Besides that, Domingo has not shared any information related to his parent’s profession or other family members.

Colman Domingo – Education

Speaking of his educational background, he completed his secondary education at Overbrook High School in Philadelphia. Following that, he enrolled at Temple University where he graduated with a Bachelor’s degree in Journalism.

Career and Professional Life

Talking about his career, He starred as Trace in his first motion picture, Around the Fire, alongside Tara Reid and Eric Mabius.

In the widely praised rock musical Passing Strange, which debuted on Broadway on February 28, 2008, after being successfully released at The Public Theater, Domingo was cast as Mr. Franklin Jones, Mr. Venus, and Joop.

Further, Spike Lee’s cinematic adaption of Colman’s Passing Strange debuted in January 2009 at the Sundance Cinematic Festival.

In Chicago, the Broadway revival with the longest run, Domingo was cast as Billy Flynn in the last show by teaming up with The Scottsboro Boys’ Kander and Ebb.

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Caption: Colman Domingo in the Broadway musical The Scottsboro Boys source: Broadway Shows.

Further, In the fall of 2010, Susan Stroman was the director on Broadway. He was nominated for a Tony Award for Best Featured Actor in a Musical for his portrayal of Mr. Bones in the 2011 Broadway musical The Scottsboro Boys.

He played Victor Strand in the post-apocalyptic zombie series Fear the Walking Dead on AMC. Following the popularity of the first season, he was also granted a spot in Season 2.

Moreover, he joined the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences as an actor’s branch member. He made an appearance in the Director’s Guild of America for Fear The Walking Dead’s episode 12 of season 4.

He rose to prominence as the first actor to take the lead in an episode of The Walking Dead. In 2020, Domingo agreed to a deal with AMC Networks.

Similarly, he has written plays such as Dot, A Boy and His Soul, Up Jumped Springtime, and so on. In November 2017, he debuted Summer; The Donna Summer Musical at La Jolla Playhouse.

Colman Domingo – Net Worth 2024

Colman Domingo has earned a huge amount of money through his hard work and brilliance. His projected net worth is approximately $2 million by 2024.


Domingo also earns a lot of wealth through brand endorsements. Colman has collaborated with various renowned brands and companies including Gucci, Rolex, and Cigars & Leisure.

Awards and Achievements

Domingo was awarded a Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Guest Actor in a Drama Series for his portrayal of a heroin addict in the HBO series Euphoria (2022).

In addition, Domingo was nominated for a Tony Award and a Laurence Olivier Award for his supporting role in the musical The Scottsboro Boys.

He was nominated for an Independent Spirit Award and a Screen Actors Guild Award for his performance in Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom.

Further, His portrayal of an aggressive pimp in Zola earned him the Independent Spirit Award for Best Supporting Male (2022).

Colman Domingo – Personal Life

Regarding his personal life, Colman Domingo is openly gay. He is currently married to his long-term boyfriend, Raul Aktanov.

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Caption: Colman Domingo with Raul Aktanov source: People.

They have also been known to fall in love at first sight. Subsequently, after the director looks for Raul on a private Craiglist app, they begin dating.

Further, The couple tied the knot in 2014, planning a modest wedding that was attended by about 25 people.

Body Measurements

Colman Domingo is handsome undoubtedly. He has a perfect height of 6 feet 2 inches (188 cm/1.88 m) and weighs around 80 kg (176 lbs). In addition, Domingo has a black pair of eyes and black hair colour.

Social Media

He is active on his Instagram account @kingofbingo with 545K followers. Moreover, he also has 93K followers on Twitter and 14K followers on Facebook.