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Emeka Enyiocha Biography, True Life Story, Age, Family, Lifestyle And Net Worth

Emeka Enyiocha Biography, True Life Story, Age, Family, Lifestyle And Net Worth

Emeka Enyiocha Biography, True Life Story, Age, Family, Lifestyle And Net Worth



Chukwuemeka Michael Enyiocha, commonly known as Emeka Enyiocha, is a popular Nollywood actor, director, producer, investor, entrepreneur and television personality. He was born on March 6, 1972 in Umuahia in the state of Abia in south-eastern Nigeria. He is currently 50 years old. Emeka Enyiocha is the oldest child in a family of eight children. He is originally from Umuahia in the state of Abia in southeastern Nigeria.

Emeka Enyiocha completed his primary school education in Umuahia in the state of Abia in southeastern Nigeria and received his first school leaving certificate. After completing his primary education, Emeka Enyiocha attended Government Technical School in Port Harcourt, River State in south-southern Nigeria and received his West African Senior School Certificate.

After completing his secondary education, Emeka Enyiocha went to Lagos State University and graduated in 2002 with a bachelor’s degree in theater arts. Emeka Enyiocha started his career as a professional model. He left the modeling industry after realizing he wasn’t getting enough jobs to support himself due to the fear on his forehead. In 1994, Emeka Enyiocha joined the Nigerian film industry (Nollywood) and starred in the popular NTA soap opera Memorial Hospital, a film directed by Lancelot Oduwa Imasuen. He then appeared in several Nollywood films as a supporting character.

In 2003, Emeka Enyiocha rose to fame after starring alongside Julius Agwu in the Nollywood blockbuster ‘End of the River.’ The film was produced by Amaco Productions. In the film, Emeka Enyiocha played the role of Ezebunafo, a fearless and indestructible criminal who terrorized the community and even made the police afraid of him until Julius Agwu, who played the role of Mmiri Nwamama, discovered the source of his power and harnessed it to kill him. He won Best Actor in a Leading Role at the Africa Magic Viewers Choice Awards for the film End of the River.

Following the success of the film End of the River, Emeka Enyiocha starred in another Nollywood blockbuster, Peace Maker, alongside Emeka Ike, Benita Nzeribe and Nkiru Sylvanus. The film was very popular in Nigeria and made him a public figure. In the film, he played the role of a mean and miserly man who embezzled all the money his younger brother sent him from overseas to take care of the family. Instead, he used the money to buy a big house, a nice car, and marry a beautiful woman, starving his family to die of abject poverty. Only when his younger brother came back from overseas and demanded his money. The film Peace Maker earned him the Best Actor of the Year award at the Africa Movie Academy Awards.


In 2008, Emeka Enyiocha married his longtime girlfriend Stella Ugochi. The traditional marriage ceremony took place in Ovim, in Isikwuato District, Abia State, in south-eastern Nigeria. The marriage is currently blessed with three beautiful children. Emeka Enyiocha left Nollywood in 2017 and is fully involved in the beer business.

Emeka Enyiocha has acted in more than 200 Nollywood films including End of the River, Peace Maker, My Lovely Princess, Heart of Bitterness, I Have a Dream, Private Affair, Midnight Love, Blue Sea, Rescue, Who Picked Me, Love Shooters , Left Alone , Beyond Belief etc. He is one of the most gifted, creative, skillful and talented actors in Nigeria. He can fit into any character film directors give him and has the ability to interpret his roles very well. Emeka Enyiocha is currently one of the richest and most influential actors in Nigeria with an estimated net worth of $500,000.

Emeka Enyiocha has won several awards for his acting career including Best Actor of the Year at Africa Movie Academy Awards, Best Actor in a Leading Role at Africa Magic Viewers Choice Awards, Most Prominent Actor in Nigeria at Best of Nollywood Awards and Nollywood Most Promising Act to Watch at the City People Entertainment Awards.

However, in 2013, it was rumored mostly on social media that Emeka Enyiocha was dating Nollywood actress Halima Abubakar and even got her pregnant, but during an interview with the media, Emeka Enyiocha debunked all the rumours. Emeka Enyiocha, in an interview with the media, stated that the road to success in Nollywood is very tough and requires determination, perseverance and patience. According to him, it took him a full nine years to become successful in Nigeria’s film industry, popularly known as Nollywood.


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