This is the biography of Zubby Michael, a Nigerian actor, who specializes in activating the ambitious part of life in movies. His story, especially his fast-wealth life, is becoming amazing which most didn’t know much about.
Zubby Michael Biography
Zubby Azubuike Michael Egwu was born in February 1, 1985 into the family of Mr. and Mrs. Egwu, his father was a successful business man and his mother a teacher. Zubby is 37 years old in February 2022. Zubby Michael was born in particular in Yola, Adamawa, which is the northernmost part of Nigeria.
He described his experience in the northern Nigeria as amazing, where he told the public how good and accommodating the northerners could be, especially when he remembered his encounter with his best friend, who served him on the day he destroyed his father’s car, using it to smash another without his father’s notice.
For him, he picked the car to try driving it around, but while trying to hide the incident from his father, it then resulted in the smashing of another car. The incident brought to his notice the nature of how one could be a death person, given the beating of their lives that made them faint, only to be raised with water.
Following the fact that he is an actor, Zubby Michael studied mass communication at Nnamdi Azikiwe University, located in Awka, Anambra State, Nigeria. At the university, he obtained his Bachelor’s Degree as well in the above field of study. At first, he attended both his primary and secondary schools at Yola Adamawa, where he was said to have obtained his first leaving certificate.
Zubby Michael Movie Career
He didn’t just come into Nollywood without a trace of foundation that proves his involvement in particular, meaning that he had built an interest in acting at the beginning of his life, which made him start acting at age 8 in a movie titled “Coded Hussle” in 2006, including his involvement in the television soap opera there at Yola.
He found his involvement in Nollywood, where he acted in his first movie, titled “Missing Ribs,” through a producer who introduced him to his company. He appreciated the friendship and his encounters with other movie stars, such as Tonto Dike and Ramsey Nouah.
Zubby furthered his popularity with other movies that made him popular, like The Three Widows, Profession Lady, and The Royal Storm. He became more well known after acting in a movie titled “Princess Rihanna”. He was asked to take the role of a bad gang guy, including a criminal, a villain, and a hitman.
Aside from that, he has acted or played character roles alongside actors and actresses such as Jim Iyke, Tonto Dikeh, Ini Edo, Nonso Diobi, Mike Ezuruonye, Oge Okoye, Patience Ozokwor, John Okafor (Mr. Ibu), Sam Dede, Olu Jacobs, Uche Jumbo, Nkem Owoh, Majid Michel, John Dumelo, and so on. As he grew, he became more involved in movie production as he produced his first movie, which was titled ‘the first hit’.
Seriously, does Zubby Michael have a political life? Yes, he was appointed as a special adviser on social matters by the Anambra State governor, Wiilie Obiano. Not leaving him in the dark, Zubby participated in the growth of Anambra City Radio (89.7FM), known as the youth empowerment initiative in Anambra State, and was awarded by the station for his contribution.
Five other award-winning facts you need to know about Zubby Michael:
Zubby Michael has received several awards, if not more than five. These include:
Most Promising Act (male) at the 2011 Best Of Nollywood Awards (BON) (Nominated).
At the 2014 City People Movie Awards, he was nominated for Best New Actor of the Year (English).
At the 2015 Nigerian Entertainment Awards, he was nominated for Actor of the Year (Indigenous Films). 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).
Social media involvement
Zubby, who is today a celebrity, is well known on social media, having about 4.5 million followers. If he had been a lover of pictures and displayers, his achievements would have drawn public attention to his social media account.
He is on Twitter, Instagram, and Facebook, which are the places he has most of his followers and can be reached with the following accounts: Instagram: @zubbymichael
Zubby Michael Personal life
When talking about his personal life, he is average in structure and black in complexion. He is a lover of events as well as being involved in clubs. Zubby has reportedly to have dated the younger sister of the famous Nigerian musicians P-square (Paul Okoye and Peter Okoye), before he ended the relationship as a result of not being ready to settle down at that moment. But he promised to take her in as a wife if she remained single when he was ready to settle down. Saying that marriage isn’t something one needs to rush into.
Zubby Michael Net worth
Zubby Michael, whose occupation remains as an actor and successful businessman, has a net worth of N306 million, making him one of the richest Nigerian actors.