What happened to Donny Boaz after leaving The Young and the Restless?
Donny Boaz is an actor and producer who played Philip Robert “Chance” Chancellor IV on the long-running daytime soap opera The Young and the Restless. He started portraying the role in 2019 and his run ended in 2021 after he was let go from the show.
Donny Boaz Early Life Bio
Donny was born on December 12, 1980, in Waxahachie, Texas. He is 41 years old. Donny started out as a male model for brands like Abercrombie & Fitch. He also did some runway work in Italy. Donny is not a formally trained actor but after entering the “America’s Sexiest Man” contest, he won a prize to appear in the soap opera All My Children.
Donny Boaz’s Education
Donny was offered a scholarship from Southwestern Assemblies Of God University. He lost the scholarship after doing an underwear shoot for Calvin Klein. The university was against the photoshoot, saying it was not very “Christ-like”. Donny then spent a few years working as a model around the world.
Donny Boaz’s Movies and TV Shows
Donny has been in quite a few movies and TV shows. He was cast as Larry Birkhead in the biographical television film The Anna Nicole Story in 2013. He was then featured in another biographical television film called CrazySexyCool: The TLC Story. Other than his work on The Young and the Restless, Donny has been on shows like Dallas, SIX, NCIS: New Orleans, and P-Valley.
Donny appeared in the popular Netflix show Lucifer as “Dangerous Doug” Libby in 2018. In 2019, he was cast in The Pups of Christmas, playing the lead role of Martin. For his most recent role, Donny played Jacob on the CW show All American. He started portraying the role in 2021, appearing on the show for 4 episodes.
Why Did Donny Boaz Leave The Young And The Restless?
Donny Boaz was recast as Chance Chancellor on The Young and the Restless in November of 2019. He tested positive for COVID-19 during filming and was replaced by Justin Gaston. The character of Chance Chancellor left the show in February of 2021 and was said that he will not be returning or recast. It was announced that Donny had been let go from the show because of some budget issues. The character is currently portrayed by Conner Floyd.
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Donny Boaz’s Net Worth
With his work on TV shows and his modeling career, Donny has made a good income. According to sources, his net worth is in the range of $1 million to $5 million.
Is Donny Boaz married? | Family, Parents, Kids
Donny is not married but is currently in a relationship. He is dating his girlfriend Nicole Henderson, a nurse. They have been together since 2019. According to a post from his Instagram account, the couple celebrated their first anniversary on July 7, 2020.
Donny has not revealed any information regarding his family or his parents. But according to the photos on his Instagram feed, he seems to have a lot of nieces and nephews. He also posts a lot of photos with his girlfriend, Nicole Henderson. Speaking of children, Donny does not have one yet but Nicole has a daughter from her previous relationship.
What is Donny Boaz doing now?
After being let go from The Young and the Restless, Donny went on Instagram with a post saying that he was “grateful for this amazing opportunity.” He also stated that he was “now a free agent.” His IMDb page shows that he has a few projects lined up like Spring Break ‘83, Power Play, and HOLLYWOODLAND of HOPE & LIES.