Enebeli Elebuwa Biography and Life History

Enebeli Elebuwa is a famous Nollywood actor, producer and a television personality. He was popularly known for playing the role of a king and title chief in several Nollywood movies. He was born on 14th February 1947 in Delta State in the south southern part of Nigeria and died on 4th December 2012 in New Delhi, India at the age of 65 years old.

Enebeli Elebuwa is a Nigerian prolific actor who has acted in over 200 Nollywood movies. He is one of the most recognizable and respected faces in the ever growing Nigerian entertainment industry popularly known as Nollywood which is currently the most popular film industry on the African continent as a whole.

Enebeli Elebuwa was born in the northern part of Delta State, Nigeria. He is an Ukwuani by origin from Isumpe quarters of Utagba-Uno in Ndokwa-West Local Government Area of Delta State in the south southern part of Nigeria.

He joined the Nigerian movie industry (Nollywood) in the late 80s and have acted in more than 200 Nollywood movies before his death which include Royal War, Bent Arrows, Against my Blood, A Prize to Pay, City of Kings, Last Dance, Abuja Connection, When the Heart Lies, etc.

He acts mostly in action and epic movies alongside with Sam Dede, Justus Esiri, Pete Edochie, Clem Ohameze, Alex Usifo, Olu Jacob, Kanayo O Kanayo, amongst others. Enebeli Elebuwa is married to Jennifer Elebuwa and the marriage is blessed with four lovely children namely Zaygaz Elebuwa, Koliseyemun Elebuwa, Odiache Elebuwa and Oyemike Elebuwa.

Unfortunately, Enebeli Elebuwa suffered a major stroke and was flown overseas for medical treatment. He died at the age of 65 years old in a hospital in New Delhi, India on 5th December 2012 and was laid to rest at Victoria Court Cemetery in Ajah, Lagos State, Nigeria. He was one of the founding fathers of Nollywood and contributed immensely to the growth of Nollywood in Nigeria and rest of the world.

Enebeli Elebuwa before his death has been honored with a Member of the Order of the Federal Republic (MFR) by the Federal Government of Nigeria for his contribution in the Nigerian entertainment industry. He has been described by many media organizations as a Nollywood legend. 

Enebeli Elebuwa before his death was one of the richest and most influential actor in Nigeria with an estimated net worth of $450,000.

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