Who Is Michael Bolwaire? His Age, Height, Spouse, Net Worth

Michael Bolwaire, aka Bolo the Entertainer, is an American actor, dancer, and model, who rose to stardom through his performance in the TV reality show “Vivica’s Black Magic.”

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Age, Early Life, and Education Background

Michael Bolwaire was born under the Taurus zodiac sign on 30 April 1988, in Cleveland, Ohio, which makes him 35 years old as of 2023. He hasn’t revealed the names of his parents; has a sister whose name also remains unknown. It’s reported that Bolwaire had a very stressful childhood – he allegedly ran away from home and entered the foster care system when he was in his early teens. Michael was helped by the faith-based non-profit organization, Fill This House, which is committed to providing help to youths transitioning from the foster care system to independent housing. He later relocated to Atlanta, Georgia, to begin his career.

Bolwaire has not disclosed anything about his educational background.

Hobbies and Interests

Michael is a dog lover who has two Pit Bulls.

He is a fitness fanatic who hits the gym regularly to maintain his body. He also likes exercising outdoors, and is a huge fan of jogging and hiking.


Shortly after relocating to Atlanta, Bolwaire began working as an exotic dancer, performing under the stage name ‘Bolo the Entertainer’, appearing as a member of the exotic dancing ensemble in the TV reality show “Vivica’s Black Magic,” which was created by the renowned actress, Vivica A. Fox. The show features a team of all-male dancers, as they go through various challenges together.


Bolwaire began recording dance videos and posting them on his first YouTube channel, ‘mbolwaire6362,’ which was launched on 23 February 2008. He has only posted four videos, and the most viewed with around 380,000 is “BOLO CUNT UP (OCT 2010)”.

On 25 January 2012, Bolwaire opened another YouTube channel, on which he posts workout and erotic dance videos. He amassed almost 6,000 subscribers and his six videos have a total of over 665,000 views as of late 2023. Two of his most popular videos are “B.O.L.O THE ENTERTAINER (AT IT AGAIN, ALL NEW 2014) which was uploaded on 16 January 2014 and has accumulated over 363,000 views, and “B.O.L.O. THE ENTERTAINER 9/2014 BACK 2 DA BASICS…” which was uploaded on 16 September 2014, and has around 240,000 views as of late 2023.

Acting Career

Bolwaire portrayed Bolo the Entertainer in Jean-Claude La Marre’s 2015 comedy-drama film “Chocolate City”, also sharing the screen with the likes of Michael Jai White, Vivica A. Fox, and Robert Ri’chard among others. He reprised his role in 2017’s “Chocolate City: Vegas”, and in 2018, Bolo portrayed an Off Duty Cop in an episode of the miniseries “Unsolved: The Murders of Tupac and the Notorious B.I.G.,” which aired on USA Network. 2018 saw Bolwaire appear in the erotic thriller film “Kinky,” which was also written, produced and directed by Jean-Claude La Marre, having the opportunity to work with Robert Ri’chard, Vivica A. Fox and La Marre again.

In 2021, Bolwaire portrayed Big Frank in an episode of the Primetime Emmy Award-nominated Disney+/National Geographic TV biographical anthology drama “Genius.” He landed one of his career-defining roles as Doc in the Tyler Perry Studios’ BET+ drama “Tyler Perry’s All the Queen’s Men”; the show stars Eva Marcille, Skyh Alvester Black, Christian Keyes, and Jeremy Williams and revolves around Marilyn DeVille aka Madam, a very fierce businesswoman (Marcille) who runs a nightclub business and is surrounded by a group of loyal employees who wish to see her succeed, but she soon finds out that more power and more money attract more problems. Bolwaire appeared in 29 episodes from 2021 to 2023. Concurrently, in 2022, Michael starred as Bolo in the movie, “Chocolate City 3: Live Tour”

Michael is an entrepreneur who launched the clothing line Bo’Wear, the Body Signature Collection, and the bath line known as Bo’s Bath.

Social Media Presence

Bolwaire is active on Facebook with nearly 90,000 followers, and is also available on Twitter and Instagram with over 310,000 followers and 35,000 followers respectively. The dancer has an OnlyFans account too, where he posts erotic dancing videos.

Personal Life

Bolwaire rarely speaks about his personal life, but on 2 October 2022, the Cleveland native took to Instagram to announce that he’d exchanged wedding vows with his longtime lover and shared a photo holding a lady’s hand. The mysterious woman had a wedding ring, and the photo’s caption was ‘NEW CHAPTER’ – Bolwaire hasn’t revealed the name of his presumed wife. He has a son, who joined kindergarten in early 2022 – although he is fond of posting his son’s pictures on Instagram, Bolwaire hasn’t revealed his name to the public, or of his mother.

Rumors and Controversies

Bolwaire sparked a controversy when he was featured in “Real Housewives of Atlanta” reality show’s Cynthia Bailey’s dungeon-themed, surprise (organized by Kandi Burruss) bachelorette party, held in South Carolina on 11 October 2020. Kenya Moore, who stars in the show, claims that as the party continued, she spotted Bolo getting into a bedroom with two ladies, and later heard ‘multiple women’s voices and other sex-related noises, which lasted for an hour’, coming from the room. Bolo the Entertainer denied the allegations of having intimate relations with Tanya and Posha, and previously said, ‘I’m not just a stripper. I’m THE stripper. I built an entire brand on professionalism, and it doesn’t just stop here y’all. I have fans, followers, and supporters that’s been around for years that can attest to that…Although I’m flattered to be in the same conversation as those beautiful women, nothing happened.’

Height, Weight, and Physical Appearance

Bolwaire is of African-American roots, and has dark brown eyes and black hair. He’s 6ft (1.83m) tall and weighs around 175lbs (79kgs), with vital statistics of 40-28-36, and is very muscular The dancer has inked various tattoos on his hands and chest;.

Net Worth

Bolo has accumulated most of his wealth from his career as an exotic dancer and actor; he also earns through his clothing businesses. Bolo is reputedly worth  as much as $5 million as of 2023. He’s seemingly living a luxurious lifestyle.

Martha Clifford

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