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Jim Iyke Biography & Net Worth

Jim-Iyke

Jim Iyke is a Nollywood actor, a film and music producer, a philanthropist, and a serial entrepreneur. He is the founder of Untamed Productions, Untamed Records, and the Jim Iyke Foundation. He is also the pioneer of the Jim Iyke Unscripted Reality Tv Show.

Jim Iyke Profile overview

 

Real Name: James Ikechukwu Esomugha
Birthday: 25th  September, 1976
Age: 43 Years
Place of Birth: Libreville, Gabon
Zodiac Sign:
Height: 1.8m
Occupation: Actor
Years Active: 2004–present
Net Worth: $25 million (N9,713,000,000)
Partner(s): Dana Kinduryte
Death-O-Meter: Alive

Jim Iyke Background & Career

Jim Iyke was born on the 25th of September 1976, to Mr and Mrs Stephen Esomugha in Libreville, Gabon. He is the only boy amongst his siblings. He hails from Enugu Agidi village in Anambra State.

Jim Iyke had his primary school education at Gabon and relocated to Nigeria after his primary education. On returning to Nigeria, he enrolled at the Federal Government College, Kwali, Abuja, for his secondary education. Afterwards, he went to the University of Jos where he studied Psychology. He also has a diploma in Banking and Finance. Jim Iyke has a son, Harvis Chidubem Iyke with Dana Kinduryte.

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Jim-Iyke

After Jim Ike graduated from the University, he relocated to Lagos and became a Model. His drive to succeed motivated him to join the fast growing Nigerian industry – Nollywood. He commenced his Nollywood journey in 2001.

His acting, fashion, and speaking style earned him the title – Nollywood bad boy. He is also a screen favourite. Thus far, Jim Iyke has featured in over a hundred and fifty movies and is a multiple award winner.

Jim Iyke is the founder and CEO of Untamed Productions, Untamed Records, Untamed Cars, and Space Boutique. He also has business interests in real estate, event management, and Oil and gas.

Jim Iyke Foundation

The Jim Iyke Foundation is a not for profit organisation established by Jim Iyke to provide better education and ensure the well-being of the less privileged children in Africa.

Jim Iyke’s foundation is said to be the most successful independently-run celebrity foundation in Nigeria. Thus far the foundation has organised programmes to enlighten people in Ghana, Liberia, Abuja, Port Harcourt, and Lagos. The Foundation partnered with Pepsi, Nicon Hilton Hotel, and Indomie Noodles to organize a 6000 children walk against poverty, and child illiteracy in Nigeria.

Net Worth Of Jim Iyke

Jim Iyke is worth $25million. 

Awards And Nominations Of Jim Iyke

  • Best actor at the Afro North American Award
  • Three-time winner of the Teenage Choice Award
  • Best youth role model
  • Best Actor at the Afro North America Award – 2006
  • Teen Favorite Award – 2006
  • Sexiest Man in Nigeria – 2008
  • Best actor at the Africa Entertainment Award, New York – 2009
  • Mode Men Magazine named Jim Iyke Best actor – 2011
  • Best actor at the Anambra State award – 2012
  • Pan African Actor nominee at the Cameroon Entertainment Awards – 2012
  • Screen Nation Award for Best Actor of the decade – 2012
  • Award for his role in the movie – Last Flight to Abuja at the Kampala Nile Awards – 2012
  • Entertainment Entrepreneur Award at the Kampala Nile Awards – 2012
  • Best Actor at the Golden Icons Academy Movie Awards (GIAMA) – 2015
  • Festival Prize at The People’s Film Festival, New York – 2017
  • Most Popular Actor by NET Honours – 2019

Jim Iyke’s Filmography

 

2004 – 2010

  • World of Angels
  • Heavy Heart
  • The Intruder
  • Crossroads
  • Definition of Love
  • Jungle of Heirs
  • Dream maker
  • The Siege
  • Between two Worlds
  • Road to Hell
  • One Love
  • Cruz
  • Perfect Planner
  • The Desperate Housewife
  • Deadly Kiss – 2004
  • Strongholds – 2006
  • Games Men Play – 2006
  • Heartbeats – 2008
  • Beyonce and Rihanna – 2008
  • Dead End – 2009
  • Between Kings and Queens – 2010

2012 – 2019

  • Pink Poison – 2012
  • King’s Battle – 2012
  • My First Wife – 2012
  • I Quit – 2012
  • Romantic Agony – 2012
  • Last Flight to Abuja – 2012
  • Who is the Man – 2012
  • Cruz 1 and 2 – 2013
  • And Then There Was You – 2013
  • Runaway Prince 1 and 2 – 2014
  • The Mistress – 2014
  • Palace War – 2014
  • One Night Stand – 2014
  • Saint Among Thieves – 2015
  • When Love Comes Around – 2015
  • Stalker – 2016
  • A Star in Heaven – 2017
  • American Driver – 2017
  • Love Birds – 2018
  • Seven and a Half Dates – 2018
  • Merry Men: The Real Yoruba Demons – 2018
  • Cultural Clash – 2019
  • Cold Feet – 2019

 

 

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