Azubuike Michael Egwu, known as Zubby Michaelwas born February 1, 1985. He’s a 37 year old Nigerian actor and film producer.
Zubby is best known for his character as a bad boy, villain and criminal. He was featured in the movies Three Windows, Royal Storm and Professional Lady.
Zubby Michael first appeared in a Nollywood film titled Missing Rib in 2006 and has since starred in over fifty Nollywood films.
|Real name||Zubby Azubuike Michael Egwu|
|Artist name||Zubby Michael|
|Date of Birth/Age||February 1, 1985 (age 37 years)|
|state of origin||State of Anambra|
|Children||Chikamso Ejiofor (adopted son)|
|Brothers and sisters||Chris Egwu, Cynthia Egwu, Sheiley Egwu, Stanley Egwu, Mary Slimsugar|
|Girlfriend • Wife||Not married|
|Activity||Actor • Filmmaker|
|Net value||$1.2 million|
Zubby Michael’s Early Life
Zubby Micheal originally named Zubby Azubuike Michael Egwu was born in the family of Mr and Mrs Egwu on February 1, 1985 in Ekwusigo Local Government Area, Anambra State, Nigeria. However, he grew up in Adamawa state, Nigeria.
The Nigerian revealed in an interview that he grew up in a beautiful home with good parents. His father was a successful businessman while his mother was a teacher.
Zubby Michael Education
Zubby Michael completed his primary and secondary education in Yola, Adamawa State, Nigeria.
He got admission to study mass communication at the prestigious Nnamdi Azikiwe University in Awka, Anambra State, Nigeria.
Zubby Michael Career
Zubby Michael started his acting career in Yola at the age of eight. Before starting in films, he was involved in television soap operas and was featured in the cast of a 2006 drama titled Coded Hussle. He officially joined Nollywood in 2006.
In an exclusive interview, the Nollywood actor revealed that his acting career began in Asaba, Delta state, where he met a film producer who introduced him to the industry. This meeting led to him starring in his first movie titled Missing Rib.
However, Zubby Michael became popular in Nollywood when he appeared in The Three Windows, Professional Lady and Royal Storm. He was the main character in Three Windows. He starred in the film with Oge Okoye, Justus Esiri, Ngozi Ezeonu, among others.
Other action movies such as Princess Rihanna and Implication also increased his fame. These movies brought him fame for portraying the villainous role such as criminal, villain and hit man.
The actor starred alongside A-star Nollywood actors such as Jim Iyke, Tonto Dikeh, Ini Edo, Nonso Diobi, Mike Ezuruonye, Oge Okoye, Patience Ozokwor, John Okafor (Mr. Ibu), Sam Dede, Olu Jacobs, Uche Jumbo , Nkem Owoh, Majid Michel, John Dumelo, Mercy Johnson, Van Vicker, Emeka Ike, Junior Pope, Chacha Eke, Kenneth Okonkwo, Uche Ogbodo, Jackie Appiah and others.
As a producer, Zubby Michael produced a film titled First Hit, which featured Chikwetalu Agu, Ngozi Ezeonu, Nonso Diobi, Junior Pope, Ebere Okaro, Harry B Anyanwu and Terry G.
Zubby Michael Political career
on November 25, 2019Zubby Michael was appointed to a political position as Special Media Adviser to Anambra . State Governor, Willie Obiano.
He also received a certificate of recognition for his contribution to the City Radio 89.7 FM Youth Empowerment Initiative in Anambra State.
Zubby Michael Awards and Recognitions
Best New Actor of the Year (English) at the 2014 City People Movie Awards (Nominated)
Most Promising Act (Male) in 2011 Best Of Nollywood Awards (BON) (Nominated)
Best Supporting Actor of the Year (English) at the 2015 City People Movie Awards (Nominated)
Actor of the Year (Indigenous Films) at the 2015 Nigerian Entertainment Award (Nominated)
Best Leading Actor of the Year (English) at the 2019 Nigeria Achievers Awards (Nominated)
Best Actor of the Year (English) at the 2018 City People Movie Awards (Nominated)
Nollywood Personality of the Year at the 2018 Nigerian MSMEs & Achievers Awards (Won)
Best Celebrity Politician of the Year (2020) by the South-East Beauty Pageant Organization (Won)
Male Actor of the Year at the 2019 South South Achievers Awards (SSA) (Nominated)
Best Actor of the Year (Igbo) at the 2019 City People Movie Awards (Nominated)
Best Igbo Movie of the Year (Ezendi Ala) at the 2019 City People Movie Awards (Nominated)
Best Actor of the Year (English) at the 2019 City People Movie Awards (Nominated)
Movie Icon of the Year at the 2018 South East Entertainment Award (Won)
Zubby Michael personal life
Zubby Michael once had a romantic relationship with the youngest sister of the former famous music duo Peter Okoye and Paul Okoyealso known as P-square.
The pair met at the traditional wedding of Nollywood actor Mike Ezuruonye. However, their relationship was short-lived. He later revealed in an interview that the reason for the breakup was that he was not ready to settle down. He said, “If you still have some dreams in your head that you plan to realize in the future.” Zubby Michael revealed that he would still marry her if she is still available when he is ready.
Zubby Michael Net Worth
Zubby Michael’s net worth is currently linked to $1.2 million, and he gets most of his money from his acting roles and his personal business as an entrepreneur. The actor recently completed his multimillion-dollar home in Naira in the city of Lagos. He also drives expensive cars and wears expensive accessories.
Zubby Michael Movies
Some of the movies that Zubby Michael has starred in are:
Omoghetto: The Saga
Egg of love
Dying of thirst
Seed of deception
Seed of greatness
Enemy of progress
Our Father’s Property
G4 The Money Men
Son of no one
Boy makes money
The Return of Eze Ndi Ala
Zubby Michael social media
Zubby Michael is one of the most loved and followed actors in Africa lately. He has over 4.3 million followers on Instagram and millions of followers on Twitter and Facebook.
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