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Emma Ehumadu Biography, True Life Story, Age, Family, Lifestyle And Net Worth

Emma Ehumadu Biography, True Life Story, Age, Family, Lifestyle And Net Worth

Emma Ehumadu Biography, True Life Story, Age, Family, Lifestyle And Net Worth



Emma Ehumadu is one of Nigeria’s most prominent actresses. He has been involved in the Nigerian film industry popularly known as Nollywood for over two decades. He mostly stars in action thriller movies. Emma Ehumadu is a famous Nollywood actress, producer, director, entrepreneur and a television personality. He always stars in action thriller movies. He is considered to be one of the highest paid actors in Nigeria, one of the highest performing actors in Nigeria, one of the most influential actors in Nigeria and also one of the most talented actors in Nigeria. He is always known for playing the role of criminal, villain and hitman in movies.

In several Nollywood action thrillers, he always plays the role of a criminal, gunman, warrior, palace guard, presidential agent, assassin, terrorist and leader of a campus fraternity. He has been in the industry for over 2 decades and is considered to be one of the pioneers of the Nigerian film industry popularly known as Nollywood and has contributed immensely to the growth of Nollywood in Nigeria and the rest of the world.

He grew up in Lagos State in southwestern Nigeria, where he completed his undergraduate education. He is originally from the state of Anambra in southeastern Nigeria. He is considered to be one of the grittiest actors in Nollywood. He is known for playing criminals, villains and hit men in several Nollywood action thriller films. He is popularly known for playing the role of Labista in the Nollywood blockbuster ‘Labista’. He is also known as Totolos. He is currently married and has a lovely child.

Emma Ehumadu completed both her primary and secondary education in Lagos State, South West Nigeria and received both her First School Leaving Certificate and her West African Senior School Certificate. While still in secondary school, he joined various theater associations and began performing on stage. He was an active member of his school drama club and joined the club to perform at several occasions, ceremonies and events. After completing her primary and secondary education, Emma Ehumadu went to Lagos State University (LASU) and graduated with a bachelor’s degree in mass communications.

Emma Ehumadu rose to fame after starring in Nollywood blockbuster action-thriller ‘Labista’ in which he played the role of a hitman and criminal who is indestructible. The film Labista earned him an award for Best Actor in a Leading Role at the Africa Movie Academy Awards. On March 3, 2012, Emma Ehumadu married his European-based girlfriend, Amaka Linsy Ikemefuna, affectionately known as Dunno by close friends. The wedding took place in Obosi in the state of Anambra in south-eastern Nigeria. The wedding was attended by Nollywood celebrities and other top entertainment industry dignitaries. The marriage is currently blessed with a beautiful child.

He is popularly known worldwide as Labista or Totolos due to his role in the Nollywood blockbuster “Labista”. Already in elementary and secondary school he was actively involved in school theatre, stage theater and performing arts. He joined his school’s drama club and performed on stage at several occasions, ceremonies and events. After graduating from university, Emma Ehumadu joined the Nigerian film industry popularly known as Nollywood in 2000 and began attending film auditions and appearing as a supporting character in films.


Emma Ehumadu has won multiple awards and recognitions for his acting career as an actor. Awards he has won include Best Actor of the Year at the Africa Magic Viewers Choice Awards, Most Promising Actor in Nigeria at the City People Entertainment Awards, Best Actor in a Leading Role at the Africa Movie Academy Awards and Most Promising Actors in Nigeria at the Best of Nollywood Awards. He has been described by many as a living Nollywood legend. His films are in great demand. In addition to acting, Emma Ehumadu is also a producer and film director. He has produced a number of films and also stars in most of his films.

On March 12, 2014, Emma Ehumadu was nearly killed in a car accident while filming an armed robbery scene in Asaba, Delta State, southern Nigeria, with Jim Iyke as the driver and Zubby Michael in the vehicle. Luckily, he survived the accident, but sustained only minor injuries. Emma Ehumadu has acted in more than 200 Nollywood films. Movies he has starred in include Labista, Gangster Paradise, Four Sisters, Official Fracas, Erico, My Sweet Sister, GI2, The Cat, The Mafia, The Assassinator, Beach 24, Men in Action and many more. He mainly stars in action thriller films alongside Jerry Amilo, Junior Pope Odonwodo, Zubby Michael, Sylvester Madu, Jim Iyke, Hanks Anuku, Ernest Asuzu and Alaso Wariboko.

Emma Ehumadu currently has an estimated net worth of over $800,000 making him one of the richest and most influential actors in Nigeria. He is also very popular on social media with up to a million followers on his official Instagram account. In 2012, Emma Ehumadu won the award for Best Actor in a Supporting Role at the Africa Magic Viewers Choice Awards. In 2011 he was honored by the Nigerian Federal Government as a Member of the Order of the Federal Republic (MFR), the highest honor and distinction bestowed on a celebrity in Nigeria who has contributed immensely to the country’s economic growth through entertainment. Emma Ehumadu is indeed a figure in the Nigerian film industry popularly known as Nollywood.

Emma Ehumadu has a recurring role as a villain in several Nollywood films and has a good knowledge of English and a good accent. Emma Ehumadu is very handsome, gifted, skilled, creative and talented in acting and interpreting film roles. He knows very well how to interpret his roles and fits very well in any character that film directors and producers give him in Nigeria. Because of his tough looks and physical appearance, film directors and producers choose to give him tough roles and characters in movies. Emma Ehumadu is also considered to be one of the most in-demand actors in Nigeria for having carved a niche for himself in the entertainment industry.


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