Nkem Owoh Net Worth & Biograaphy

Nkem Owoh

Nkem Owoh is a famous actor and comedian of Nollywood. The actor was born on 17th October 1960, the place of birth is Amagu village, Udi town, Enugu state, Nigeria. He graduated from school in Nsukka, and continued his education in University of Ilorin and Institute of Management Technology.

Nkem Owoh profile Overview

Real Name: Nkem Nwabuoku Owoh
Birthday: 17th October 1960
Age: 59 Years
Place of Birth: Udi, Enugu State
Zodiac Sign: Libra
Height: 5ft 3in
Occupation: Actor
Years Active: 1985–present
Net Worth: $5 million (N1,937,518,635)
Partner(s): Ngozi Nkem Owoh
Death-O-Meter: Alive

Nkem Owoh Biography & Career

After the graduation, the actor worked in WACO Engineering for a year, but the passion for acting won. His first role was in a movie called “Circle of Doom,” he played there a role of customs officer. Nkem also tried scripting. First big role in the career of Nkem Owoh was in 1987. It was a role in the screen version of Chinua Achebe’s novel ‘Things Fall Apart.”  The role in “Osuofia in London” 2003 is considered as the most prominent in the career of Nkem Owoh.

The role brought him “Best Actor in a Lead Role” award from the African Movie Academy Awards. To this date, Nkem Owoh has had roles in more than 100 movies, among them: “Things Fall Apart” in 1987 “Ukwa” 2000 “Onye-Eze” 2000 “Fake Doctor” 2001 “Police Officer” 2002 People also know Nkem Owoh as the author of a song called “I go chop your money.”

This is a song from the movie “The Master,” Nkem played a fraudster in this film. The Nkem’s sense of humor and acting talent made him a famous actor, but in 2004 he had some problems with acting because of difficult and expensive contract demands.

Fortunately, the actor continued his career. One of the newest movies by Nkem Owoh was released this year, the film is titled “Lionheart,” and Nkem played Chief Godswill. As for personal life, the name of Nkem Owoh Wife is Ngozi Nkem Owoh, they got married in 1998. Together they have two daughters.

Nkem Owoh family likes to spend time together.  Nkem Owoh was kidnapped and it happened in 2009, the criminals demanded 15 Million Naira for the release of movie star. The family paid a much smaller amount, but the actor was released.

Nkem Owoh Net Worth


Nkem Owoh is in the list of richest Nigerian actors. According to the net worth of an actor is $3.9 Million. The actor continues his career, and we are waiting for more of his acting.

Nkem Owoh  Prominent Movies


  • 1987       Things Fall Apart   with Pete Edochie
  • 2000       Ukwa
  • 1999       Big Man…Big Trouble
  • 2001       Onye-Eze
  • 2002       Fake Doctor
  • 2003       Anunuebe
  • 2004       America Visa
  • 2005       Akanchawa
  • 2006       A Fool at 40
  • 2007       Battle of Indemnity
  • 2008       His Holiness
  • 2012       Military Zone     Onyabo
  • 2015       Ghana Must Go [10]
  • 2018       Lionheart
  • 2018 Chief Godswill


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