Ramsey Nouah Tokunbo Jr. popularly known as Ramsey Nouah is a famous Nollywood actor, producer, director, model, entrepreneur and a television personality. He has been regarded as one of the highest paid actors in Nigeria. He is always known for playing romantic roles in movies. He has been in the industry for over 22 years. He always plays the role of a Casanova, player, lover boy, heart breaker and romantic husband in several Nollywood movies.
He was born on 19th December 1970 in Lagos in the south western part of Nigeria. He is currently 48 years old. His father is from Israel while his mother is from Yoruba land called Owo in Ondo State in the south western part of Nigeria. He started acting right from his primary school days. 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.
Ramsey Nouah grew up in Surulere, Lagos State, Nigeria where he completed all his education. He attended Atara Primary School in Lagos, Nigeria and obtained his First School Leaving Certificate. After completing his primary school education, Ramsey Nouah proceeded to Community Grammar School in Lagos, Nigeria and obtained his West African Senior School Certificate. While still in secondary school he was actively involved in stage play and was an active member of his school dramatic club where he displayed his massive skill in acting and interpretation of roles.
After completing his secondary school education, Ramsey Nouah proceeded to University of Lagos and graduated with a Higher National Diploma in Mass Communication. While still in the university as an undergraduate Ramsey Nouah began auditioning for acting jobs in Nollywood movies. He started showing interest in acting right from his primary school days, he was fond of writing drama scripts. As a kid Ramsey Nouah dream was to become a professional actor. He admired several Hollywood and British actors and wanted to become famous when he grows up. That is while he was actively involved in drama, stage play and performing arts while still in secondary school.
After graduating from the university Ramsey Nouah kicked off his acting career. He joined the Nigerian movie industry popularly known as Nollywood professionally in 1993 and kicked off his acting career when he starred in the Nigerian TV soap opera “Fortunes” at the age of 23 which aired on national television from 1993 to 1994. He has acted in over 250 Nollywood movies which include The Figurine, A Private Storm, Fortune, Dangerous Twins, 30 Days in Atlanta, Tempting Faith, The Battle of Love and many more. He is very handsome and always known for featuring in romantic movies. He is often called “Lover-Boy” for his roles in romantic films.
Ramsey Nouah has received several awards in the course of his acting career. In 2008, he was nominated for Best Actor in a Supporting Role at the Africa Movie Academy Awards. In 2009, he was nominated for Best Actor in a Leading Role at the Africa Movie Academy Awards. Ramsey Nouah has been regarded as the second most handsome actor in Nigeria by many ranking media in the internet. His handsome look, charming personality and beautiful lips attracts him to so many women.
Ramsey Nouah has won several awards and recognitions as an actor. In 2010, he won the Best Actor in a Leading Role at the Africa Movie Academy Awards (AMAA). His burning desire to add creativity to the growth of Nollywood led to the establishment of his production house name “Ramsey Films” which is aimed at discovering new talents and showcasing them to the world. Ramsey Nouah is considered to be one of the most sought-after actors in Nigeria and also one of the most handsome actors in Nigeria.
Ramsey Nouah currently has an estimated net worth of over $4.5 million, making him one of the richest and most influential actor in Nigeria. He is also very popular on social media with more than a million followers on his official Instagram handle. In 2010, Ramsey Nouah received a life time achievement awards for Best Actors in Leading Roles. In 2011, he was awarded a Member of the Order of the Federal Republic (MFR) being the highest honor and award giving a celebrity who has contributed immensely to the economy growth of the country.
Ramsey Nouah rose to fame after starring in the Nigerian TV soap opera Fortunes. Ramsey Nouah has since then appeared in numerous films starring as the lead role. He has been called Lover-Boy for his numerous roles in romantic movies. In 2010, Ramsey Nouah won the African Movie Academy Awards for Best Actor in a Leading Role for his performance in the Best Picture award-winning film The Figurine. Ramsey Nouah is considered to be one of the most sought-after actors in Nigeria.
Ramsey Nouah is currently married. In 2002, he got married to a beautiful lady named Emelia Philips and the marriage is blessed with two sons and a daughter named; Quincy Nouah, Camil Nouah and Desiree Nouah. In 2009, Ramsey Nouah featured in a blockbuster movie titled “The Figurine” which was regarded as the best feature film ever produced in Nigeria. Ramsey Nouah has been regarded as the second most handsome actor in Nigeria and the second most richest actors in Nigeria by several media companies. He is often regarded as one of Africa’s greatest actor of all time.