Biography of Jim Iyke and Net-worth
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James Ikechukwu Esomugha, better known as Jim Iyke, is a Nigerian actor in Nigeria’s movie industry (Nollywood). Born, September 25, 1976 in Librelle, Gabon. to Mr. & Mrs. Stephen Okolue whose last name changed to Esomugha.
Early Life and Education
Jim Iyke was born on September 25, 1976 in Libreville, Gabon. His parents are Mr and Mrs Stephen Okolue, whose last name changed to Esomugha from Enugu Agidi town in Anambra State. He is the only boy in a family of eight children. He had his Primary Education in Gabon and Secondary School at Federal Government College, Kwali, Abuja. He has a Diploma in Banking and Finance and a Bsc. in Pschology from the University of Jos.
Jim Iyke began his acting career in 2001. He’s one of the highest paid actors in Nollywood., and has appeared in over 150 films. He started a movie production company, Untamed Productions in 2007. Jim Iyke began his own music label, Untamed Records. He produced a first album, titled “Who Am I?” featuring some of Nigeria’s top musicians such as TuFace Idibia, and Sound Sultan.
Jim Iyke has won many awards in Nollywood. He is a three-time winner of the Teenage Choice Awards. He also won the Best Actor in Nigeria Entertainment Awards. His other awards include African Achievement Award.
In 2008 he won the Best African Actor at NET Awards. In 2010 he won the Best Actor of the Year & Sexiest Man in Nigeria.
Jim Iyke is the founder of Jim Iyke Foundation, an NGO established for the purpose of catering to the needs of less privileged children.
Jim Iyke’s net worth has grown significantly in 2019. His net worth is estimated to be in the range of approximately $ 8.0 million.