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Zack Orji Biography, True Life Story, Age, Family, Lifestyle And Net Worth

Zack Orji Biography, True Life Story, Age, Family, Lifestyle And Net Worth

Zack Orji Biography, True Life Story, Age, Family, Lifestyle And Net Worth



Zack Orji is one of the pioneers of the Nigerian film industry popularly known as Nollywood. He has been in the industry for over two decades. He is known for his fatherly roles in films. Zachee Ama Orji, commonly known as Zack Orji, is a famous Nollywood actor, producer, director, filmmaker, entrepreneur and philanthropist. He is very handsome, gifted, skilled, creative and talented in acting and interpreting film roles.

He knows very well how to interpret his roles and can fit into any character that film directors and producers in Nigeria give him. He has been involved in the Nigerian film industry for more than 25 years. He always plays the role of a father, a pastor, a catholic priest and a good husband in several Nollywood movies.

He was born on October 10, 1960 in Libreville, Gabon. He is currently 59 years old. Zack Orji grew up in West Africa in Cameroon, Togo and the Republic of Benin. He is originally from Nsukka, Enugu State in southeastern Nigeria. He is the eldest child in a family of seven children, consisting of five girls and two boys. He started acting at a very young age and was a member of several drama clubs and appeared in several stage plays at various events, shows and ceremonies while growing up.

Zack Orji is currently a GLO Ambassador and is also an MTN Brand Ambassador. He is also a philanthropist and has a non-profit organization that aims to help the physically challenged and less fortunate. He has acted in over 250 Nollywood films. He can speak fluent English and French. After completing his university education, Zack Orji entered the Nigerian film industry popularly known as Nollywood in 1994 and starred in his first film, Unforgiven Sin, a film that propelled him into the limelight. He is said to be Nigeria’s most gifted and talented actor. He has also been described as a living Nollywood legend by many media organizations and film fans.

Zack Orji completed his primary and secondary education in Gabon, Cameroon and Togo in West Africa where he received both his First School Leaving Certificate and his West African Senior School Certificate. After completing his primary and secondary education, Zack Orji returned to Nigeria and entered the University of Nigeria Nsukka in Enugu State, Nigeria, graduating with a bachelor’s degree in Estate Management.

Zack Orji is a pioneer of the Nigerian film industry commonly known as Nollywood and has contributed immensely to the growth and development of Nollywood in Nigeria and the rest of the world. Zack Orji has won multiple awards and recognitions for his acting career. Awards he has won include Lifetime Achievement Awards at City People Entertainment Awards, Best Actor in Drama at Africa Magic Viewers Choice Awards, Best Actor in a Supporting Role at Africa Movie Academy Awards and Nollywood Most Prominent Actor in Nigeria at the Best of Nollywood Awards.


Zack Orji has acted in more than 250 Nollywood films. Films he has starred in include Unforgiven Sin, Half a Yellow Sun, Above Death, All My Life, Games Women Play, Women’s Cot, Zone Leader, and many more. He mainly appears as a pastor, catholic priest, good husband, caring father and good father-in-law in several Nollywood movies. He is very good at acting and interpreting film roles and can fit in any role given to him by a film director and producer in Nigeria.

Zack Orji is currently married to Ngozi Orji and the marriage is blessed with three beautiful children. One of his sons, Lionel Chukwuemeka Orji, is a fast rising musician in Nigeria. Zack Orji currently resides with his family in Lagos State, Nigeria. Aside from film acting, he is also involved in other businesses such as real estate investing and entrepreneurship. He has been described as one of the richest Nollywood actors in Nigeria and also one of the most sought after Nollywood actors in Nigeria.

Zack Orji was also nominated for Best Actor in Nigeria at the Africa Magic Viewers Choice Awards, Best Actor in a Leading Role at the Africa Movie Academy Awards, Best Actor of the Year at the Africa Movie Academy Awards and Most Promising Actor in Nigeria in the city awarded People Entertainment Awards. In 2011 he was honored by the Nigerian Federal Government as a Member of the Order of the Federal Republic (MFR), which is the highest honor and distinction bestowed on a celebrity who has contributed immensely to the country’s economic growth and development through entertainment.

Zack Orji currently has an estimated net worth of over $3 million which makes him one of the richest and most influential actors in Nigeria. He’s also hugely popular on social media, with half a million followers on his official Instagram handle. Zack Orji is indeed a figure in the Nigerian film industry popularly known as Nollywood.

Zack Orji explained during an interview that his rise to fame in Nollywood wasn’t a cakewalk after all. In his opinion, the road to success is full of potholes and you have to be determined and focused to reach your goal. Zack Orji has been described as a legend in Nollywood. He started acting when Nollywood was nothing, but today, through his contributions and hard work, Nollywood ranks as the third most successful film industry in the world.


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