Emma Ehumadu is a famous Nollywood actor, producer, director, television personality and a philanthropist. He is popularly known for playing the role of Labista in the Nollywood blockbuster movie “Labista”. He is also famously known as Totolos. He is known for playing criminal, villain, actions and hit man roles in movies. He grew up in Lagos State in the western part of Nigeria. He is originally from Anambra State in the south eastern part of Nigeria.
Emma Ehumadu completed both his primary and secondary school education in Lagos State, Nigeria and obtained both his First School Leaving Certificate and West African Senior School Certificate. While still in school, he joined different dramatic clubs and started performing on stage play.
After completing his primary and secondary school education, Emma Ehumadu proceeded to Lagos State University (LASU) and graduated with a Bachelor’s Degree in Mass Communication.
After his graduation from the university, Emma Ehumadu joined the Nigerian movie Industry (Nollywood) in 2000 and started attending movie auditions and acting as minor character in movies.
Emma Ehumadu rose to fame after acting in the Nollywood blockbuster movie “Labista” where he played the role of a hit man who is indestructible. The movie won him an award for Best Actor in a Leading Role at the Africa Movie Academy Awards.
On 3rd March 2012, Emma Ehumadu got married to his European based girlfriend Amaka Linsy Ikemefuna fondly called Dunno by close friends. The marriage took place in Obosi, Anambra State in the south eastern part of Nigeria. The marriage was attended by Nollywood celebrities and other top dignitaries in the entertainment industry. The marriage is currently blessed with a beautiful kid.
On 12th March 2014, Emma Ehumadu nearly lost his life in a car accident while filming an armed robbery scene in Asaba, Delta State, Nigeria in which Jim Iyke was the driver and Zubby Michael was in the vehicle too.
Emma Ehumadu has acted in more than 150 Nollywood movies which include Labista, Gangster Paradise, Four Sisters, Official Fracas, Erico, My Sweet Sister, GI2, The Cat, The Mafia, The Assassinator, Beach 24, Men in Action, etc. He acts mostly in action movies alongside with Jerry Amilo, Junior Pope Odonwodo, Zubby Michael, Sylvester Madu, Jim Iyke and Ernest Asuzu and Alaso Wariboko.
Emma Ehumadu in the cause of his acting career has won several awards which include Best Actor of the Year at the Africa Magic Viewers Choice Awards, Most Promising Actor in Nigeria at the City People Entertainment Awards, Best Actor in a Leading Role at the Africa Movie Academy Awards and Most Prominent Actor in Nigeria at the Best of Nollywood Awards.
Emma Ehumadu is currently one of the richest and most influential actor in Nigeria with an estimated net worth of $500,000.