Jim Lawson Maduike is a famous Nollywood actor, radio broadcaster, writer, voice-over artist, filmmaker and a television personality. He is popularly known for playing the role of a father, elder, uncle, traditional ruler and husband in several Nollywood movies alongside with Ngozi Ezeonu, Ebele Okaro, Pete Edochie, Chinwe Ntaluagu and a host of other top Nollywood celebrities. He was born and bred in Imo State in the south eastern part of Nigeria.
He has been a radio presenter for over twenty-one years during the early 1980s before delving in acting and joining the Nigerian movie industry (Nollywood) in 2004. He has worked with the Federal Radio Corporation of Nigeria (FRCN), Ray Power FM and MINAJ FM.
He is very 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.
Jim Lawson Maduike is originally from Umunwolave, a small village in Guamo Obire in Nkwere Local Government Area of Imo State in the south eastern part of Nigeria, where he completed both his primary and secondary school education and obtained both his First School Leaving Certificate and West African Senior School Certificate.
Jim Lawson Maduike worked for FRCN for fourteen years before quitting the job. He joined FRCN as a radio broadcaster in 1980 and resigned the job in 1994. After resigning from FRCN, he moved to Ray Power FM and became one of the pioneers of the radio station now trending in Nigeria. He resigned from Ray Power after working for five years and moved to Minaj FM, where he worked for three years before resigning in the early 2000s. He worked as a radio broadcaster for twenty-one years before venturing into acting.
Jim Lawson Maduike joined the Nigerian movie industry (Nollywood) in 2004 and since then till date has acted in more than 150 Nollywood movies which include Heartbeats, Royal Madness, Save the Prince, Tomorrow Must Wait, The Masters, My Conscience, The Trust, Queen of Aso Rock, Lust for lust, Atonement, National Cake, Executive Mess, Enemies In Love, Still In Love, etc. He is currently married with beautiful children.
Jim Lawson Maduike in the cause of his career as an actor has been nominated for few awards which include Best Actor in a Supporting Role at the Africa Movie Academy Awards, Best Actor in a Leading Role at the Africa Magic Viewers Choice Award and Most Prominent Actor in Nigeria at the Best of Nollywood Awards.
Jim Lawson Maduike is currently one of the richest and most influential actor in Nigeria with an estimated net worth of $350,000.