John Boyega has become a household name thanks to his role as Finn in the last three Star Wars films, The Force Awakens, The Last Jedi, and The Rise of Skywalker.
And speaking of houses, Boyega endeared himself to his fans even more when he bought his parents a house in London, England, with the money he made from starring in The Force Awakens.
The film star said of the purchase, “You know, I also think that’s giving back to my king and my queen. So that’s what I did.”
The day he surprised his parents with their new house, Boyega had them come to the house and they thought they were going to be interviewed.
Boyega said to his parents, “On behalf of myself I’d like to say thank you for everything that you’ve done and I decided to do a secret project for a few months, and I’m here to tell you that there was no interview, that was a lie, this is your house that I am presenting to you, this is your new house, it belongs to you.”
It didn’t seem to register with his parents that the house was theirs. Boyega added, “I just thought it’s best that you live in an environment and place where you’re happy and you have space and privacy.”
It was then that Boyega’s father seemed to realize what his son was talking about, and he started to cry.
Boyega then said, “This is just my physical appreciation, honestly from the bottom of my heart, thank you so so much for everything you have done.”
Here’s a sweet video of Boyega surprising his parents with their very own house that he bought for them in London, England.
John Boyega bought his mother and father a house & their reaction…
We’re not crying, you are 🥺❤️ pic.twitter.com/tL0LrVp3fE
— The Nikki Diaries (@thenikkidiaries) January 20, 2020
People on social media were moved by Boyega’s generosity.
He thanked them for his success.
— Purl Wakanda Wild Side Bailey (@TallGrrl) January 20, 2020
For all those ethnic kids out there!
THE ETHNIC CHILD DREAM 😭 😭 😭
— tram loves mangoes🌈🥭 (@grovymango) January 20, 2020
“Are you sure John?”
His dad asking “are you sure john” 😢
— zakia 🖤 (@Jinx_394) January 20, 2020
We’d all do this for our parents if we could…
Being able to give back to your parents in such a substantial way is something I can’t wait to be able to do
— M⚜️ (@m_owusu1228) January 20, 2020
So many tears!!
I’m fully bawling on this train 🥺🥺
— don julio (@GUIDOGHATTI) January 20, 2020
What a legend, they must be so proud of him
— KRUEGER (@KRUEGERXVI) January 20, 2020
That is a really beautiful video and story! What a great guy!
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