Emeka Ike Biography: Age, Height, Parents, Siblings, Wife, Children, Net Worth

Emeka Ike Biography, Age, Height, Parents, Siblings, Wife, Children, Net Worth: Emeka Ike is a Nigerian actor. He was a special guest in Monrovia on the occasion of the commissioning of the new pavilion of Center for Democratic Change CDC, in Liberia.

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Name:Emeka Ike
Age:56 years
Wife:Suzanne Emma
Date of Birth:March 22, 1967
Parents:Elder Ike, Nicolas Ike
Net Worth:$2 million

Emeka Ike Biography

Emeka Ike, born March 22, 1967, is a veteran Nigerian actor, director, and producer, who was born in Lagos, Nigeria. He is one of the most popular and talented actors in Nigeria’s entertainment industry, having appeared in several Nollywood movies over the years.

Emeka Ike Early Life and Education

Emeka Ike had his early education at St. Peter’s Primary School, Okota, and later attended the Government Secondary School, Surulere, both in Lagos. He then proceeded to Yaba College of Technology in Lagos, where he studied Civil Engineering.

During his time at Yaba College of Technology, Emeka Ike developed an interest in acting and began to participate in school dramas and stage plays. He was actively involved in the school’s drama club and was noted for his outstanding performances.

After completing his studies at Yaba College of Technology, Emeka Ike decided to pursue a career in acting, and he started auditioning for roles in Nollywood movies.

Emeka Ike Career

His passion for acting conquered all. In the 1990s, he met a senior colleague, Ernest Obi who introduced him to a popular producer, Charles Owoyemi. In 1995, he starred in the first hit movie, Deadly Affair, and gained popularity in Nollywood. He did stop there as he was consistent in his game of becoming one of the greatest actors in Nollywood.

According to him, he has starred in over 300 movies, playing lead roles in all. He’s an exceptionally talented actor who’s loved for his good looks and charisma. Emeka is well known for playing lover boy roles and has played romantic roles with A-list actresses like Rita Dominic, Genevieve Nnaji, Omotola Jalade, Ini Edo, and many others.

Emeka has not been active on TV for many years. He made brief appearances in a couple of movies in 2020 and shuttled between Nigeria and Germany. The handsome made another comeback after 3 years in Toyin Abraham blockbuster film, “Malaika” which will hit the cinema on December 22, 2023. The movie was captioned, “Anger is furnace” where he played Toyin’s husband. Emeka while talking about the new movie in November 2023, noted that it was his first ever cinema movie and that he loves the storyline and that was why he starred in it. It’s action filled, suspense and drama as he stated that viewers will see more of him in action.

After his role in the cinema movie, “Malaika” other acting gigs have piled up for him as he’s set to make another notable appearance in veteran filmmaker Teco Benson’s film where he will play the role of a Zaddy/dashing guy who controls power, money, and riches. He revealed this during his interview with Hero Daniels of Rubbin Minds on Channels TV on Sunday, December 17, 2023 when the interviewer complimented his look on the show.

One of the reasons he was away from the Nigerian film industry was his personal challenges with life as he wasn’t earning enough from acting to foot his bills. He was involved in other businesses. In February 2014, he was reportedly sent packing from his rented apartment in Lagos for his inability to pay 3 years rent which had accumulated to N8.5m. But the actor is currently doing well for himself in Germany.

During his interview on Channels TV’S Rubbin Minds on Sunday, December 17,2023, he was asked where he has been over the years as he hasn’t featured in movies in a long time then he responded saying that he has been where other actors in his genre are. He further said there was a time that they were all pushed out of the system without people knowing about what happened adding that that the Government came in with different policies and it affected the Nollywood industry. The talented actor explained that just one policy could change the whole thing for the industry.

Emeka said there were years when people when to rent films and all that just died for no reason. He said decoders are now being used to watch movies, adding that the transition from buying movies in Jackets to decoders was where Nollywood was lost and that they weren’t included and their opinions were not aired in the process.

 

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Emeka Ike Wife

The veteran Nigerian actor and film producer has been enjoying a successful marriage with his wife, Suzanne Emma with the union with a beautiful children.

Emeka Ike is also a philanthropist and runs a charity organization that provides scholarships to underprivileged children in Nigeria. He has won several awards for his contributions to the Nigerian film industry and his charitable work.

Emeka Ike Net Worth

Emeka Ike is a famous Nigerian actor, film producer, philanthropist who has accumulated an estimated net worth of about $2 million.

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