Zubby Michael Biography, Wiki, Age, Nationality, Family, Career and Net Worth

Zubby Michael Biography Wiki Age Nationality Family Career And Net Worth

Azubuike Michael Egwu professionally known as Zubby Michael is a Nigerian Film Actor and Movie Producer.

Profile Summary

Full Name/Stage Name Azubuike Michael Egwu/Zubby Michael
Date of Birth February 1, 1985
Nationality Nigerian
Ethnicity Igbo
Occupation Nigerian Actor, Producer and Politician
Net Worth $9.6 Million

Who Is Zubby Michael?

Zubby is a famous Nigerian actor, with the birthname of Azubuike Michael Egwu, and known for his role in Three Windows, Royal Storm and Professional Lady.

Early Life of Zubby Michael

Zubby Michael was born on February 1, 1985, in Yola, Adamawa state to the family of Mr. and Mrs. Egwu, an entrepreneur and teacher respectively. He is an indigene of Ozobulu in Ekwusigo Local Government Area of Anambra state.

His parents are civil servants based in Awka Anambra State, Nigeria. Zubby Michael is the first child in a family of 5.

Zubby Michael got his primary and secondary education in Yola. Thereafter, he secured admission to Nnamdi Azikiwe University in Awka, Anambra state where he bagged a bachelor’s degree in Mass Communication.

Career Path of Zubby Michael


His first appearance was in the movie titled Missing Rib but known for The Three Widows where he played the lead role.

His career journey actually kicked off in Asaba, Delta state, where he met a producer who introduced him to the industry. The outcome led him to feature in his first movie titled Missing Rib, which also starred Ramsey Nouah and Tonto Dikeh.

Fifty (50) of Zubby Michael movies are listed below,

Zubby Michael has appeared in a good number of Nollywood movies and TV series, including Bad Omen, Burial Battle, Omoghetto:

  1. The Saga
  2. Egg of love
  3. Audio Money
  4. Identical Twins
  5. Dying of Thirst
  6. Hunchback Princess
  7. A Thousand War
  8. The Return of Dangote
  9. Flashback
  10. Seed of Deception
  11. Seed of Greatness
  12. Enemy of Progress
  13. Our Father’s Property
  14. G4 The Money Men
  15. Shameless Sisters
  16. Blood Feud
  17. Son of No Man
  18. Boy Makes Money
  19. The Return of Eze Ndi Ala
  20. Afraid to Fall
  21. Pains of the Orphan
  22. Yahoo King
  23. Sound of Calamity
  24. Hunted Bride
  25. Omenka
  26. Lack of Money
  27. Yahoo Shrine
  28. Throne of Terror
  29. Anayo China
  30. Youngest Wife
  31. Made in South
  32. Wasted Authority
  33. Mama
  34. Bastard Money
  35. War for love
  36. Mr. Arrogant
  37. Ozoemena Ozubulu
  38. The Return
  39. Adaure
  40. My love
  41. The King of Vulture (Eze K’udene),
  42. Word of Justice
  43. The Promise
  44. Family Matters (Akara Ayasago)
  45. Compound fools
  46. 1st Hit
  47. Okada 50
  48. Sound of Calamity
  49. Haunted Bride.
  50. The Three Widows


On November 25, 2019, Zubby Michael was appointed as the Special Adviser on Media to the Anambra State Governor, Willie Obiano.

Zubby Michale’s Nominations and Awards

Zubby Michael has been nominated for several awards and has won one or two.

  • Most Promising Act (male) in 2011 Best of Nollywood Awards (BON) (Nominated)
  • Best New Actor of the Year (English) at the 2014 City People Movie Awards (Nominated)
  • Actor of the Year (Indigenous Films) at the 2015 Nigerian Entertainment Award (Nominated)
  • Best Supporting Actor of the Year (English) at the 2015 City People Movie Awards (Nominated)
  • Best Actor of The Year (English) at the 2018 City People Movie Awards (Nominated)
  • Nollywood Personality of the Year at the 2018 Nigerian MSMEs & Achievers Awards (Won)
  • Movie icon of the year at the 2018 South East Entertainment Award (Won)
  • Best Lead Actor of the Year (English) at the 2019 Nigeria Achievers Awards (Nominated)
  • Nominated for Best Actor of the Year (Igbo) at the 2019 City People Movie Awards
  • Best Igbo Film of the Year (Eze ndi Ala) at the 2019 City People Movie Awards (Nominated)
  • Best Actor of the Year (English) at the 2019 City People Movie Awards (Nominated)
  • Male Actor of the Year at the 2019 South South Achievers Awards (SSA) (Nominated)
  • Best Celebrity Politician of the Year (2020) by the South-East Beauty Pageant Organisation (Won)

Is Zubby Michael Married?

Zubby Michael is single but has a son, he was once in a romantic relationship with Mary Okoye, the youngest sister of the famous music duo, Peter Okoye and Paul Okoye, otherwise known as P-Square. He met her at the traditional marriage of his fellow Nollywood actor, Mike Ezuruonye. The relationship didn’t last Long.

Zubby Michael Net Worth

Zubby Michael is not only an actor; he’s a Producer, Entrepreneur, and Social Media Influencer and he is estimated to be worth about $9.6 million.

Zubby Michael, in 2021, declared himself the richest actor in Africa.


In an interview with Broadway TV, Michael said he thinks he is the biggest actor on the continent due to the success he has attained in the movie industry.

“For now, I’m the richest actor and the last time I checked I make money more than other actors.

” Honestly, I don’t think anyone is bigger than me for now and I’m not saying it from a place of pride, Zubby is the biggest actor in Africa for now.”

The actor said he believes God put him in his current position because he helps people, adding that he doesn’t believe in tithes.

He also dismissed the rumour that he is involved in money laundering, describing himself as a renowned businessman.

His sources of wealth are, Acting, Production, Politics, Influencing and Businesses