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Mike Ezuruonye (born September 20, 1982) is a well-known Nigerian actor and television host.
His Nollywood career began by chance when the famous producer Ruke Amata discovered him at a filling station and advised him to attend casting calls for movies.
He then gave the advice to become a Nollywood megastar.
Early Life and Education
Mike Ezuruonye was born in Anambra State on September 21, 1982, but grew up in Lagos State, Nigeria.
Chichi Ezuruonye is his sister’s name. The actor, 39, is the oldest of four siblings.
He attended the Federal Government College in Taraba and Archbishop Aggey Memorial School in Lagos for his primary and secondary education.
Mike Ezuruonye earned his bachelor’s degree in accounting from Nnamdi Azikiwe University.
Mike Ezuruonye’s acting career came about by accident. His faith eventually found him. He had previously worked as a banker. While buying fuel at a filling station, Nollywood’s famous producer, Ruke Amata, noticed him and suggested he pursue a career in acting.
His professional debut was in the television series “Ultimate Hero.” Dickson Iroegbu, the film producer, gave him his first significant role in the film “Broken Marriage” in 2003, catapulting him to fame.
Mike Ezuruonye is the eldest child in a wealthy family of five. Mike Ezuruonye’s father died when he was young, and his uncles seized everything Mike Ezuruonye, his mother, and siblings could claim as inheritance.
Mike Ezuruonye’s mother worked hard to provide for his children and to train him and his siblings, who are now all high flyers in their respective fields.
His mother is a role model for him. “My superwoman, my mother.” “I have never known anyone more positive and hardworking than my mother,” the actor once said about his role model in an interview with Best of Nollywood.
Before becoming an actor, Mike Ezuruonye worked as a banker. “The one after me is a successful banker,” he said in an interview, “the next is an electronics engineer with Shell, the fourth is a medical doctor in the UK, and the fifth is with Chevron.” God has been very good to us.”
Mike Ezuruonye is married to Nkechi Nnorom, a beautiful woman. The couple had a son named Reynold Nkembuchim Ezuruonye.
He married Nkechi Nnorom on Saturday, November 13, 2010, following a traditional marriage ceremony in May 2010.
Mike Ezuruonye and Nkechi Nnorom have a handsome son named Reynold Nkembuchim. His son was born in Canada on October 1, 2011. Because he was born on Nigeria’s Independence Day, the child is affectionately known as a “independence baby.”
Reynold Nkembuchim has a younger sister who is unknown to the public because his parents have not made her face public.
Awards and Recognitions
- Best Actor in a Supporting Role ‘Black Friday’, Africa Movie Academy Awards (AMAA), 2008 (Nomination)
- Best Actor in a Supporting Role ‘Mirror of Reality’, Africa Movie Academy Awards (AMAA), 2008 (Nomination)
- The Best Actor in a Leading Role ‘The Assassin’, Africa Movie Academy Awards (AMAA), 2009 (Nomination)
- Best Actor, African Magic Viewers Choice Awards.
- Best Lead Male ‘unforgivable’, Nollywood Movies Awards, 2014 (Won)
- The Best Actor of the Year (English), City People Movie Awards, 2014 (Won)
- Best Actor in Comedy ‘Brother Jekwu’, African Magic Viewers Choice Awards, 2016 (Won)
- Endless Passion (2005)
- Broken Marriage
- Beyond Reason
- Critical Decision
- Unforeseen (2005)
- Occultic Kingdom
- Desire (2008)
- Ropes of Fate (2010)
- Keep Me Alive (2008)
- Unforgivable (2014)
- Calabash Part 1 & Part 2 (2014)
- The Duplex (2015)
Mike Ezuruonye is without a doubt one of Nigeria’s wealthiest actors. Mike Ezuruonye’s net worth is currently estimated to be $4 million US dollars.
- Instagram: @mikeezu