- The Intimate Story Of The Nollywood Star Actor
Have you been watching many English Nollywood movies of late? If you have, you must have noticed this ruggedly handsome actor called Zubby Micheal. He now appears in virtually all the English movies coming out from Nollywood producers. He is a damn good actor. He acts with a lot of passion. He throws himself into his roles. And he enters any character he acts, so well, as if its real.
That is why many producers like him. And they have begged him to stay back in the East to feature in all their movies. Though he has an apartment in Lagos, he has not been able to stay there for years because of the rigorous demand of his job which has kept him staying in the East all these months. He is always on location 24/7. Because of the demand on him, he had to build a new house in Asaba to live. So, Asaba is his new home.
Zubby Michael Egwu popularly known as Zubby Michael is not only a famous actor, he is a Model, television personality, entrepreneur. He is known for playing criminal, villain and hitman roles in movies. He was born on 1st February 1985 in Yola, Adamawa State in the northern part of Nigeria. He is currently 33 years old. Zubby Michael hails from Ozubulu in Okwusigo Local Government Area of Anambra State in the southeastern part of Nigeria, but he grew up in Yola, Adamawa State in the northern part of Nigeria. He is very handsome, creative, gifted, skillful and talented in acting. He knows how to interpret his roles and can feature in any character given to him by a movie director.
“Zubby Michael is popularly known for acting criminal, villain, armed robber, militant and hitman roles in movies alongside with Emma Ehumadu, Sylvester Madu, Junior Pope Odonwodo, Jim Iyke, Alaso Wariboko, Gentle Jack, Hanks Anuku and Jerry Amilo.
“He completed both his primary and secondary school education in Yola, Adamawa State in the northern part of Nigeria and obtained both his First School Leaving Certificate and West African Senior School Certificate “After completing his primary and secondary school education, Zubby Michael proceeded to Nnamdi Azikiwe University, Awka in Anambra State, Nigeria and graduated with a Bachelor’s Degree in Mass Communication. He started acting at a very tender age of 8 years old and performed at children’s stage drama during his primary school days.
“In 2006, Zubby Michael joined the Nigerian movie industry (Nollywood) and acted in his first movie “The Three Widows” alongside with popular Nollywood actress Oge Okoye.“In 2006, Zubby Michael rose to fame after acting in the Nollywood blockbuster movies “The Generals” and “Royal Storm” alongside with Jim Iyke, Sylvester Madu, Junior Pope Odonnwodo and Uche Jumbo.
“Zubby Michael became a mega superstar after starring in the Nollywood blockbuster movies “Princess Rihanna” and “Implication” a movie that gave him a nomination for Best Actor in a Supporting Role at the Africa Magic Viewers Choice Awards. Zubby Michael is a versatile actor and can fit into any role. He has the ability to feature in any role but prefers to feature only in action thriller movies.
“Zubby Michael has acted in more than 150 Nollywood movies which include The Generals, Implication, Princess Rihanna, Royal Storm, Three Widows, The Killer, Sins of our Mother, Forest of the Gods, The Empire, Blood of a Dragon, Royal Stunts, Stolen Love, The Cat, etc. Zubby Michael has dated Mary Okoye, the younger sister to Nigerian Duo hip-hop artiste P-Square for two years.
“Zubby Michael in the cause of his acting career has won several awards which include Most Promising Actor in Nigeria at the City People Entertainment Awards, Best Actor of the Year at the Africa Movie Academy Awards and Best Actor in a Supporting Role at the Africa Magic Viewers Choice Awards.
“Zubby Michael is currently one of the richest and most influential actors in Nollywood.