Ikechukwu Mitchel Ogbonna popularly known as IK Ogbonna is a fast rising Nollywood actor, model, producer and television personality. He is known for his romantic roles in movies. He was born on 11th January 1984 in Abia State in south eastern part of Nigeria. He is currently 33 years old. He is the second child born into a family of four children comprising of two boys and two girls.
IK Ogbonna completed both his primary and secondary school education in Lagos State in the western part of Nigeria and obtained both his First School Leaving Certificate and West African Senior School Certificate. While is secondary school, he won the Milo Awards for Fine Arts. While growing up he was free to mingle with girls which led to him fathering a child out of wedlock.
After completing his primary and secondary school education in Lagos, IK Ogbonna proceeded to University of Jos in Plateau State in the northern part of Nigeria and graduated with a Bachelor’s Degree in Sociology. After completing his tertiary education, IK Ogbonna joined the Nigerian movie industry (Nollywood) and started featuring in Nollywood movies.
He is very handsome, creative, gifted, skillful 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 a movie director. However, he acts mostly on romantic movies. He is regarded as one of the most handsome Nollywood celebrities and a girls guy.
IK Ogbonna has acted in more than 100 Nollywood movies which include Playing Safe, Love Lorn, Beach 24, A Wish, Oyoma, The Devil Lives Here, 5 Wives, Disguise, Pebbles of Love, How Not to Fall in Love, 30 Days in Atlanta, etc. Due to his good looking and pleasant appearance, movie directors prefer to give him romantic roles in movies. He is also referred to as a fashion prince due to his unique appearance on red carpets.
IK Ogbonna is currently married to a Colombian top model Sonia Morales and the marriage is blessed with a beautiful child. IK Ogbonna is one of the most talented and highest paid actor in Nigeria. IK Ogbonna has dated several top Ghanaian celebrities include popular Ghanaian actress Juliet Ibrahim who is currently dating Nigeria fast rising musician Iceberg Slim.
IK Ogbonna is currently an ambassador for Dorco Shaving Stick. He got married to a Colombian top model Sonia Morales after his failed relationship with top Ghanaian actress Juliet Ibrahim. During an interview with broadwayafrica.com, his wife Sonia Morales confessed that she was grateful to God that IK Ogbonna and Juliet Ibrahim broke up, otherwise she wouldn’t have been able to marry him.
It was reported that IK Ogbonna and popular Ghanaian actress Juliet Ibrahim had several misunderstanding in their relationship until there finally broke up. Further report revealed that it was Juliet Ibrahim, who called the relationship a quit, however IK Ogbonna tried all possibility to get her back but she refused and he finally settled down with a Colombian top model Sonia Morales who is currently bearing a child for him.
However, IK Ogbonna has been rumored to be a gay, but during an interview with the media he debunks the rumor. His wife Sonia Morales during an interview also condemned the rumor saying that people normally condemn handsome men who are good looking to be homosexuals which is not right, according to her, when she sees a gay she will know. She however sees herself lucky to have such a charming guy as her husband.
IK Ogbonna has won several awards which include Most Promising Actor in Nigeria at the City People Entertainment Awards, Best Actor in a Supporting Role at the Africa Movie Academy Awards and Best New Act to Watch at the Africa Magic Viewers Choice Awards.
IK Ogbonna is currently one of the richest and most influential actor in Nigeria with an estimated net worth of $700,000.
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