Zubby Michael biography, real age, family, professional career, political career, awards and net worth
Zubby Michael Biography:
Zubby Michael born Azubuike Michael Egwu is a Nigerian Nollywood actor, a movie Producer and a Philanthropist. He hails from Anambra State in Nigeria and was born on 1st February, 1985 in his native town.
Zubby is well known and admired by his action packed characteristics of which he can be referred to as an “Action man”. The way he reacts to matters while acting is an added advantage.
Though he started acting at a very tender age in Yola, his debut appearance was when he featured in the movie titled “Missing rib” where he acted very outstandingly.
However, he rose to enormous fame when he featured in the movie titled “Three Widows” where he played the lead character.
Zubby Michael Biography; Birth, Education
Zubby Michael as he is popularly known was born in Ekwusigo Local Government Area of Anambra state, Nigeria, on 1st February, 1985. He grew up in Adamawa where he concluded his basic Educations and obtained his Degree in Mass Communication at the Nnamdi Azikiwe University in Anambra State, Nigeria.
Zubby Michael Real Age; 35 years
Zubby was born on 1st February, 1985 which amounts to 35 years old.
Zubby Michael Family:
Zubby was born and brought up by a wonderful family of which his father was a business man and the mother was a teacher. He is still single and has once been in a romantic relationship with younger sister to Nigeria popular musicians “P Square” by name Mary Okoye, of which they met at fellow actors (Mike Ezuruonye’) traditional marriage.
More so, the relationship was short-lived as they broke up early enough of which Zubby revealed in an interview on the reason for the break up being that he was not yet ready to settle down.
However, the actor revealed that he can still marry the girl when he is ready if only the girl would still be available by then.
Zubby Michael Professional Career;
The renowned actor started acting when he was 8 years old in Yola, Adamawa State, Nigeria. Moreover, Zubby was involved in Television Soap Operas and was part of the cast of the 2006 drama; “Coded Hussle”, this was before he started featuring in movies. However, he joined Nollywood professionally in the same year (2006).
Zubby made his first appearance in the industry when he featured in the movie titled “Missing rib” but rose to enormous fame when he featured in the movie titled “Three Widows”, Professional Lady”, where he played the lead character so exceptionally.
Zubby Michael unique acting skills endowed him with excessive admiration, as he always has his own way of portraying his feelings while acting which is always action packed.
Notably, the way he carries gun in movies perfectly would make u wonder if it’s still acting or they have gone live. No doubt, he does that perfectly well; anything Gang, Armed Robbery, Ritual, war etc
Hence, he has featured in so many Nigerian movies which include:
- Missing Rib
- Three Widow
- Professional Lady
- Royal storm
- Seed of Deception
- Enemy of Progress
- Throne of Terror
- Afraid to Fall
- Hunted Bride
- Bastard Money
- Sound of Calamity
- Shameless Sisters
- 1st Hit
- The struggle
- War For Love and so on…
Zubby’ political Career:
Honorably, Zubby Michael was appointed into a political position as special adviser to Governor of Anambra State “Willie Obiano” on Media.
He was further awarded a certificate of recognition for his contribution to the City Radio 89.7 fm youth Empowerment initiative in Anambra state, Nigeria.
Zubby Michael Awards:
Due to his hard work and diligence in acting, Zubby has been nominated in the following awards and won some as well which include:
- At South East Entertainment Award; “movie icon of the year” which he won.
- At City people movie award; “Best new Actor of the year (English)” which he was a nominee.
- Nigeria Entertainment Award: “Actor of the year (Indigenous Films) which he was also nominated.
- At City people movie award; “Best supporting Actor of the year (English) which he was nominated.
- He won most promising Actor (Male) at Best of Nollywood awards (BON) and so many others.
Zubby has also featured in a pictorial view in a magazine “A new touch of Africa (spring)” at summer 2019 edition. He has also featured in an interview at the “BBC news Igbo” and at “A new touch of Africa” in the same year.
Zubby Michael Net Worth:
Zubby is one of the richest and most influential actors in the Nollywood industry and has done so well for himself with an estimated Net Worth of $450,000 amounting to over 157.5 million naira.
Zubby in action:
Click below and grace the wonderful young man in action in one of numerous nollywood movies he has featured in: