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Late Boubacar Kone - C. C. H. Pounder's Husband Till His Death in 2016

Published Thu May 06 2021 By Aashika
Late Boubacar Kone - C. C. H. Pounder's Husband Till His Death in 2016

Boubacar Kone came into the limelight after being the husband of Carol Christine Hilaria Pounder, professionally known as "CCH". The couple had more than four decades of married life. 

Moreover, he was also known as the co-founder of the Musee Boribana in Dakar. Kone landed in the world on 25th October 1942, in Senegal. He attended the Institute of International Journalism in Strasbourg, France. 

Let's take a look at the below paragraphs to know more about him. 

What's His Net Worth?

Boubacar Kone had an estimated $4 million which he earned through his successful business before his death. He made an impressive amount after founding and building the "Musee Boribana", which is a museum of contemporary art that was established in 1993.

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Later it was gifted to the Senegalese people which is located in Dakar, Senegal. Boubacar also was the co-owner of the museum "Pounder-Kone Art Space" in Los Angeles. 

Married Life with Mrs. Pounder

Boubacar Kone was in a happy married life with his wife, CCH Pounder. The couple walked down into the aisle in 1970 as a private wedding. They dated for several years before being husband and wife. The duo was together for 45 years until the death of Kone. 

Boubacar Kone with his wife, CCH Pounder at the award event. 
Image Source: Getty Image 

Three Kids

Kone is the father of three children; two daughters and a son. His first child is Nicole Kone who was born in 1971. Likewise, welcomed a daughter Libya Kone in 1973 and a son Matthew Kone in 1982. 

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The three children are always kept away from the media and they are enjoying a private life. They didn't make a career in the entertainment industry like their mother rather than work in another field. 

A picture of Boubacar Kone with his wife and eldest daughter Libya Kone. 
Image Source: Instagram


Kone is blessed with six grandchildren from his children's marriages. His grandchildren are Elisa (born in 1994), Michele (born in 1999), Kelly (born in 2002), Libya (born in 2005), Enid (born in 2007), and Matthew (born in 2010). He spent his short life with his grandchildren and made beautiful memories with them. 

Wife's Career in Hollywood 

CCH Pounder is a well-known actress who has worked in Hollywood for more than forty years. In 1979, she acted for the first time on the big screen in the film "All That Jazz". She became a popular actress in the early 1980s and appeared in "Hill Street Blues", "The X-Files", "Living Single", and so on. 

The actress starred in numerous series and movies, like "End of Days", "Boycott", "The Shield", "ER", "Brothers", "NCIS: New Orleans", and many more. She has won two "Satellite Award" and "Black Reel Award", and is also a nominee for many awards for her outstanding performance. 

CCH Pounder in the film "Avatar" in the character Mo'at.
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Cause of Death

On 3rd August 2016, the museum founder passed away in Los Angeles, California, United States. At the age of 74, he left the world, his death was natural. In remembrance of him, Pounder still shares pictures of him on her social media as he was the love life for her. 

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