10 Real Facts About TChidi Chikere You Probably Didn’t Know

Tchidi Chikere is one of the best film director, producer and actor in Nigeria. He has been in the Nigerian movie industry popularly known as Nollywood for over 2 decades. So therefore, in this article I will be sharing with you 10 real facts about Nollywood famous actor and film director Tchidi Chikere that you probably didn’t know.

  1. Tchidi Chikere is a multiple award winning Nollywood director, producer, actor, script writer, musician and a television personality. He always features in romantic movies. He has been regarded as one of the highest paid film director and actors in Nigeria and also one of the best movie directors Nigeria. He is always known for directing and featuring in his own movies.

  2. He was born on 10th October 1975 in Mbaise, Imo State in the south eastern part of Nigeria. He is currently 44 years old. He grew up in Surulere, Lagos State in the south western part of Nigeria, where he completed his basic education. He has been in the Nigerian movie industry popularly known as Nollywood for over two decades. He always plays the role of a good husband, boyfriend and son in-law in several Nollywood movies.

  3. Tchidi Chikere completed both her primary and secondary school education in Surulere, Lagos State, Nigeria and obtained both his First School Leaving Certificate and West African Senior School Certificate. He is very handsome, gifted, skillful, creative and talented in acting and interpretation of movie roles. He knows how to interpret his roles very well and can fit in any character given to him by movie directors and producers in Nigeria.

  4. After completing his secondary education, Tchidi Chikere proceeded to University of Calabar, Cross River in the south southern part of Nigeria and graduated with a Bachelor’s Degree in Theatre Arts. While still in school he was actively involved in drama, stage play and performing act. He started writing film scripts when he was still in secondary school. While in school he belongs to a musical group and dramatic club.

  5. After completing his National Youth Service Corps (NYSC), Tchidi Chikere travelled to the United Kingdom to publish his first book. In 2007, he launched his first music studio album. After which he launched his second music studio album in the United Kingdom in 2008. Tchidi Chikere combined both his movie and music business together due to the passion he has for the two craft. He has been described as one of the best creative film director in Nigeria.

  6. After graduating from University of Calabar, Tchidi Chikere joined the Nigerian movie industry popularly known as Nollywood in 1995 as a script writer, and later graduated to the rank of a movie director and now an actor. Aside from acting, movie directing and producing, he is also a musician. He has collaborated with Marvellous Benji, OJB Jezreel and Pat Attah.

  7. Tchidi Chikere is a creative filmmaker and one of the leading movie directors and producers in Nigeria with over 160 movies to his credit. One of the greatest movies Tchidi Chikere wrote and directed in Nollywood is “Stronger Than Pain” an emotional tragic movie which featured Nollywood celebrities like Kate Henshaw and Emeka Ike.

  8. In 2009, the movie “Stronger Than Pain” won him the award for Best Creative Director in Nigeria at the Africa Movie Academy Awards and Best Director in Nigeria at the Africa Magic Viewers Choice Awards. Tchidi Chikere has won many other awards and recognitions in Nollywood. Some of the awards he has won include Best Director in Nigeria, Most Creative Director in Nigeria and Best Movie Producer in Nigeria at the Africa Movie Academy Awards and Africa Movie Viewers Choice Awards.

  9. Tchidi Chikere is currently married with lovely kids. He was formerly married to Sophia Chikere who is also a Nollywood actress. The couples were blessed with three children. Unfortunately, Tchidi Chikere and his Wife Sophia Chikere got divorced in 2012 due to misunderstanding which could not be resolved. Tchidi Chikere is currently married to Nollywood actress Nuella Njubigbo and the couple as blessed with lovely kids.

  10. Tchidi Chikere currently has an estimated net worth of over $1.5 million, making him one of the richest and most influential movie director and actor in Nigeria. He is also very popular on social media with half a million followers on his official Instagram account and Facebook page. In 2008, he won the Best Actor and Best Film Director of the Year at the Africa Movie Academy Awards and Africa Magic Viewers Choice Awards. Tchidi Chikere is considered to be one of the most sought-after actors in Nigeria. He is indeed a character to watch out for in Nigerian movie industry popularly known as Nollywood.

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