Chiedozie Nzeribe Siztus popularly known as Sambasa Nzeribe is a fast rising Nollywood actor, model and a television personality. He is known for his tendency to play the role of a lover boy in romantic films. He is one of the on-screen characters who has appeared in films and on television. Sambasa Nzeribe was born on 14th February 1988 in Anambra State. He is currently 35 years old.
He hails from Anambra State in the south eastern part of Nigeria, but grew up in Isolo, Lagos State in the south western part of Nigeria. He is very handsome, gifted, skillful, creative and talented in acting and interpretation of movie role. He knows how to interpret his role very well and can fit in any character given to him by movie directors and producers in Nigeria.
Sambasa Nzeribe completed both his primary and secondary school education in Lagos and obtained both his First School Leaving Certificate and West African Senior School Certificate. After completing his primary and secondary school education, Sambasa Nzeribe proceeded further to the University of Lagos (UNILAG) where he graduated with a Bachelor’s Degree in Creative Arts. He grew up in a rough environment, having lost his father at an early age.
He developed the passion for acting while growing up, and was very active with the church choir and drama groups. Sambasa Nzeribe claimed that in order to make money, he had to sell fufu, veggies, and puff-puff on the streets of Isolo in Lagos just to make ends meet. When he was close to completing his secondary school education, his mother died of fibroid.
Following his mother’s death, the Catholic Women Organization (CWO) stepped in to train him (and his siblings) through their orphans’ scholarship program. They supported him through secondary school till he finished with a degree in Creative Arts from the University of Lagos (UNILAG).
Sambasa Nzeribe joined the Nigerian movie industry popularly known as Nollywood in 2012. In 2013, he rose to fame after starring in the Nollywood blockbuster movie “Just Not Married” a movie that brought him to limelight and made him a public figure.
After his breakout, the handsome actor has starred in more 70 Nollywood movies such as A Mile from Home, Out of Luck, Just Not Married, A Soldier’s Story, Hotel Choco, The Wedding Party, The Island, Slow Country, Elevator Baby, Kasala, The Ghost and the Tout and many more.
In 2016, he won the Africa Magic Viewers Choice Award for Best Actor in a Drama. In 2017, he was nominated for Best Actor in a Lead Role (English) and Best Supporting Actor (English) at the Best of Nollywood Awards.
Sambasa Nzeribe currently has an estimated net worth of $500,000 making him one of the richest and most influential actors in Nigeria. He earns his net worth from his career in movies, modeling and brand endorsements deals.
Sambasa Nzeribe has been regarded as one of the most sought after actor in Nigeria and also one of the most talented actors in Nigeria. He delivers his line in a professional manner and can fit in any role given to him by movie directors and producers in Nigeria. He is indeed an interesting character to watch out for in the Nigerian movie industry popularly known as Nollywood.
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