Here's Why Black Panther's Breakout Star Winston Duke Is Our #MCE

Why we love Black Panther's Winston Duke

Here's Why Black Panther's Breakout Star Winston Duke Is Our #MCE

Black Panther breakout star Winston Duke is our MCE. Find out which BP cast-mate he befriended at Yale and more!

Published February 22nd

Winston Duke has become a serious fan-favorite among the cast of Marvel's Black Panther, not just because of his acting chops playing the hilarious "M'Baku," but also due to his humble charm off-screen.

While you may already be familiar with the 31-year-old actor's contagious smile and rock-hard bod, we decided to share some more swoon-worthy reasons about why the breakout star from the movie making historic numbers at the box office is our #MCE!

  1. He was born on the beautiful island of Trinidad and Tobago
  2. He moved to the U.S. with his mother and sister when he was 9 years old

    American Flag Arrangement of Converse Sneakers!! #SoSick#HomeOfTheBrave

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  3. He is competitive and is not afraid to share #TBTs from his high school wrestling days
  4. He attended Yale Repertory Theatre, which is where he became friends with fellow 'Black Panther' star Lupita Nyong'o
  5. He loves his body but admits, 'it's hard to change'
  6. He's very much into his style and prefers clothing that makes him feel 'comfortable and confident'
  7. He can style in a suit!

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  8. He always knew he'd meet Tracee Ellis Ross
  9. And he has an awesome sense of humor!

Written by BET Staff

(Photo:Noel Vasquez/Getty Images)

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