Ugezu J Ugezu is one of the most prominent actor and director in Nigerian movie industry. He is very talented and also an interesting character to watch out for in the Nigerian movie industry popularly known as Nollywood. He has been in the Nigerian movie industry popularly known as Nollywood for over two decades.
So therefore, in this article I will be sharing with you 7 real facts about Nollywood famous actor and director Ugezu J Ugezu that you probably didn’t know.
Ugezu J Ugezu is a popular Nollywood actor, director, producer, scriptwriter, filmmaker and a television personality. He was born and raised in Anambra State in the south eastern part of Nigeria. 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. He acts mostly in epic movie. He always plays the role of a title chief, traditional ruler, royal prince and traditional prime minister in several Nollywood epic movies.
After completing his primary school education Ugezu J Ugezu attended Aguleri High School in Aguleri, Anambra State in the south eastern part of Nigeria and obtained his West African Senior School Certificate. After completing his primary and secondary school education Ugezu J Ugezu proceeded to Enugu State University of Science and Technology (ESUT) and graduated with a Bachelor’s Degree in Public Administration.
After completing his university education and graduation from the university, Ugezu J Ugezu joined the Nigerian movie industry popularly known as Nollywood in 2000 and started professionally as a movie director before moving to acting and producing. He has directed and acted in more than 180 Nollywood movies which include Boys from Holland, Marry Who you Love, Akweke, Bridge of Contract, Udu Bundle, Echoes of Love, Jewel of the Sun, and many more. He features mostly in epic movies and always plays the role of a title chief, traditional prime minister, traditional ruler and an elder in Nollywood epic movies. He is always the director in the movies that he features in.
Ugezu J Ugezu has worked with Nollywood celebrities like Osita Iheme, Chinedu Ikedieze, Chioma Chukwuka Akpotha, Ken Erics, Ngozi Ezeonu, Ini Edo, Tonto Dikeh, Joyce Kalu, Kenneth Okonkwo, Zubi Michael, Chacha Eke and many more. He is fondly called Nollywood icon because his creativity in script writing and directing. He has been named by many as Nollywood most creative movie director. He is a good script writer, a good director and also a good actor. Ugezu J Ugezu has also produced his own movies making him a well respected personality in the Nigerian movie industry popularly known as Nollywood.
Ugezu J Ugezu in the cause of his acting career has won and been nominated for several Nollywood movie awards such as Best Movie Director in Nigeria at the Africa Movie Academy Awards, Most Prominent Director in Nigeria at the Africa Magic Viewer Choice Awards, Most Promising Actor in Nigeria at the Africa Movie Academy Awards and Best Actor in a Supporting Role at the Africa Magic Viewers Choice Awards. Ugezu J Ugezu is currently married to a beautiful lady and the couple is blessed with beautiful kids.
In 2011, Ugezu J Ugezu was honored by the Nigerian Federal Government as a Member of the Order of the Federal Republic (MFR) which happens to be the highest honor and an award given to a celebrity in Nigeria who has contributed immensely to the economic growth and development of the country through entertainment. He is indeed a character to watch out for in the Nigerian movie industry popularly known as Nollywood.
Ugezu J Ugezu currently has an estimated net worth of over $750,000, making him one of the richest and most influential actors and director in Nigeria. Ugezu J Ugezu has received the Lifetime Achievement Award for Best Creative Movie Director at the Africa Movie Academy Awards. He is also considered as one of the best box office grossing actor. Ugezu J Ugezu is also considered as one of the most sought after actor in Nigeria and also one of the best performing actors in Nigeria.
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