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|
|Place of Birth:||Udi, Enugu State|
|Net Worth:||$5 million (N1,937,518,635)|
|Partner(s):||Ngozi Nkem Owoh|
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 constative.com 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 
- 2018 Lionheart
- 2018 Chief Godswill