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Charles Awurum is a well-known Nigerian Nollywood comic actor, television personality, producer, comedian, director and a philanthropist.  

I know you would want to know more about one of favorite Nollywood comic actors, Charles Awurum.

In this article, I will share with Charles biography; his early life, career, movies, awards. Too, I will tell you whether or not he is married.

Charles Awurum Biography.
Charles Awurum Biography.

In fact, many lovers of Nollywood movies and comic movies precisely have continued to argue Awurum’s marital status. Like, whether or not he is married. You would want to know that too. Interesting huh? Right.

Yes! I will tell you this and more subsequently. Keep it locked here. Naijabiography.com is here as always to give you the entertainment you want and the information you need regarding your favorite celebrities.

Charles Awurum Early Life 

Charles Awurum was born and bred in Lagos State. Lagos State is a state in the south western part of Nigeria. He is a Lagos boy, although he is not from Lagos State.

Originally, Charles is a native of Imo State. Imo State is a state in the south eastern part of Nigeria.

Charles Awurum had both his primary and secondary education in Lagos. Therein, he obtained both his First School Leaving Certificate and West African Senior School Certificate. He is a Lagos boy after all.

On completing his elementary and secondary education, Charles proceeded his education further. He studied and bagged a Bachelor’s Degree in Theatre Arts at the prestigious University of Calabar, Cross River State.


After his education; elementary, secondary and university education as it were, Charles joined the Nigerian Nollywood movie industry.

Notably, this was in 1999. Then, he started attending movie auditions. His quest for fame and importance made him continue even when directors and movie producers would reject him. This did not stop him. He continued going for auditions whenever and wherever.

Later, he rose to prominence. This was after he starred alongside late Sam Loco Efe in the blockbuster movie “Apama.” His journey to prominence started after his performance in this movie.

He mostly acts in comedy movies more than any other genre. Usually, he acts alongside Chiwetalu Agu, Osita Iheme, Charles Inojie, Late Sam Loco Efe, Victor Osuagu, John Okafor, among others.


Charles Awurum has, in fact, starred over 200 movies since he started acting.

These are few of his movies. As it were, his movie is too much to be listed herein.

° Johnbull & Rosekate

° Apama

° Game Fools Play

° The King and Crown


Charles Awurum has won many hearts and awards all by and to himself. These includes;

° Most Prominent Actor in Nigeria at the Africa Movie Academy Awards.

° Most Promising Comic Actor in Nigeria at the Africa Magic Viewers Choice Awards

° Best Comic Actor in Nigeria at the City People Entertainment Awards

° The “Award of Excellence” hosted by Charles Awurum and organized by Magic Lens Africa Film Academy Awards (MAFAA, 2016)

Charles Awurum and family.
Charles Awurum and family.

Is Charles Awurum Married? 

Yes, please. Charles has been married for more than a decade now. Interestingly surprising, huh? I know right. He has three children with his wife.

Speaking on how he met his wife. Charles in an interview did say that he met his wife in a dramatic way.

In fact, he also did reveal that there was no formal or informal courtship prior to his marriage with the wife. This is not even necessarily important because Charles has been living happily with his wife ever after.

Charles Awurum Net Worth 

Charles’ net worth is estimated at $700,000. This is so because he is among the most popular and influential actors in Nigeria.

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