Top Nigerian Celebrities Who Studied At UNN (Nsukka)

Studying at a University is one of the key area that made actors to be who they are today.




More so, the prestigious University of Nigeria (UNN) has birthed many celebrities into limelight and has guided them on the professional course to be a fine actor. However, this article touches on few Nigerian actors that finished at UNN.

1. Kalu IkeagwuKalu Ikeagwu

Kalu was brought into the world in England but was migrated to Nigeria by his father at 9 years old because of fears from his parents that he could leave his Igbo roots. He had his primary schooling in England and Zambia prior to continuing to University of Nigeria to earn an certificate in English.

June 26th, 2016, Ikeagwu got married to his significant long time companion Ijeoma Eze. Both the customary and church wedding occurred in Enugu State and was attended by top Nollywood famous people and significant dignitaries from media outlets.

2. Zack OrjiZack Orji

Zachee Ama Orji, brought into the world in Libreville, Gabon, in 1960, is a Nigerian entertainer, chief, film maker and producer.

Orji is an alumni of University of Nigeria, Nsukka. Having experienced childhood in Cameroon, Benin and Togo he talks both English and French smoothly. His first film was in 1991, and was entitled Unforgiven Sin. In a meeting with Nollywood Post, Orji shared how he got the lead job in the film without auditioning.Since then, Orji has featured in various motion pictures and is currently a Nollywood legend.

He is married to Ngozi Orji and has three youngsters and lives in Nigeria.

3. Brown IfeanyiBrown Ifeanyi

Brown Ifeanyi “Browny” Igboegwu (30 August 1976 in Ozubulu, Anambra State) is an Igbo-Nigerian entertainer. His vocation in “Nollywood” started in 2005.

Igboegwu had his auxiliary school education at the All Hallow Seminary Onitsha. He proceeded to move on from the University of Nigeria, Nsukka with a degree in policy management and international relations.

2005, he visited his companion, chief Oke Ozubeluoko, on the arrangement of a film, and saw that a specific entertainer was committing a few errors. Igboegwu remarked that he “could do better in any event, when [he] had no experience as an entertainer”; Ozubeluoko gave him the job, and was intrigued by his capability in acting.

Starting at 2015, Igboegwu has included in over of eighty motion pictures, from his first film, Expensive Error with Hanks Anuku, where he played as a cultist. Igboegwu is maybe most popular for his part in the 2005 film Marry Me, with Nonso Diobi and Oge Okoye, among others.

Igboegwu was named the twelfth chairman of the Anambra state section of the Actors Guild of Nigeria in late February 2015, and on 9 March, he was made the leader of National Secretary, Conference of Chairmen, Actors Guild of Nigeria.


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