Zubby Michael is one of Nigerian most popular and trending actor in Nigeria also known as ‘Doings’. He has been in the industry for over 2 decades. He has been described as a favorite actor by movie fans and currently one of the most gifted and most richest actors in Nigeria. His full name is Azubuike Michael Egwu but he is popularly known as Zubby Michael. He is a famous Nollywood actor, model, producer, entrepreneur and a television personality. He is very handsome, gifted, skillful, creative and talented. He acts mostly in action thriller movies. He is known for playing criminal, villain and hit man roles in movies.
Zubby Michael was born on 1st February 1985 in Yola, Adamawa State in the northern part of Nigeria. He is currently 37 years old. He completed both his primary and secondary school education in Yola, Adamawa State in the northern part of Nigeria and obtained both his First School Leaving Certificate and West African Senior School Certificate. After completing his primary and secondary school education, Zubby Michael proceeded to Nnamdi Azikiwe University, Awka in Anambra State, Nigeria and graduated with a Bachelor’s Degree in Mass Communication.
He started acting at a very tender age of 8 years old and performed at children’s stage drama during his primary school days. Zubby Michael hails from Ozubulu in Okwusigo Local Government Area of Anambra State in the south eastern part of Nigeria, but he grew up in Yola, Adamawa State in the northern part of Nigeria. He is very handsome, creative, gifted, skillful and talented in acting. He knows how to interpret his roles and can feature in any character given to him by a movie director.
In 2006, Zubby Michael joined the Nigerian movie industry popularly known as Nollywood and acted in his first movie “The Three Widows” alongside with popular Nollywood actress Oge Okoye. In 2006, Zubby Michael rose to fame after acting in the Nollywood blockbuster movies “The Generals” and “Royal Storm” alongside with Jim Iyke, Sylvester Madu, Junior Pope Odonwodo and Uche Jumbo.
Zubby Michael is popularly known for acting criminal, villain, armed robber, militant and hit man roles in movies alongside with Emma Ehumadu, Sylvester Madu, Junior Pope Odonwodo, Jim Iyke, Alaso Wariboko, Gentle Jack, Hanks Anuku and Jerry Amilo.
Zubby Michael has acted in more than 150 Nollywood movies which include The Generals, Implication, Princess Rihanna, Royal Storm, Three Widows, The Killer, Sins of our Mother, Forest of the Gods, The Empire, Blood of a Dragon, Royal Stunts, Stolen Love, The Cat, etc. Zubby Michael has dated Mary Okoye, the younger sister to Nigerian Duo hip-hop artiste P-Square for two years.
Zubby Michael became a mega super star after starring in the Nollywood blockbuster movies “Princess Rihanna” and “Implication” he two movies that gave him a nomination for Best Actor in a Supporting Role at the Africa Magic Viewers Choice Awards. Zubby Michael is a versatile actor and can fit in any role given to him by movie producers and directors in Nigeria.
In 2010, Zubby Michael received an award for Most Promising Actor at the Africa Movie Academy Awards. He has often been described as one of the best actors of his generation and also one of Nigeria’s most famous actors who know how to interpret his roles very well. Zubby Michael career in the Nigerian movie industry has grown beyond bounds and his fan has increased. He is now ranked as one of the most expensive actors in Nigeria and charges nothing less than 900,000 naira per movie.
Zubby Michael has received several nominations and awards in the Nigeria due to his contribution in the growth and development of the entertainment industry in Nigeria. Zubby Michael currently has an estimated net worth of over $2.5 million making him one of the richest and most accomplished actors in Nigeria. He has the ability to feature in any role, but prefers to feature only in action thriller movies.
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