Harry B. Anyanwu is a top Nollywood actor and television personality known for King and Chief roles in movies. He was born on the 8th of October, 1959 in Emene, Enugu State in South Eastern part of Nigeria.
Harry B. is a multi-talented Nollywood actor, one of the strong pillars of Nollywood as far as the Nigerian movie industry is concerned. Highly creative, skillful and highly talented in acting and interpretation of movie roles, he is reputed to take and fit into any character assigned him by movie producers and directors in Nigeria.
Harry B. Anyanwu had his primary and secondary school in Enugu, Nigeria. He attended St. Patrick’s Secondary School in Emene, Enugu State. After obtaining his primary and secondary certificates respectively, he went to the United States of America for further studies, precisely in music. He later relocated to Nigeria after a successful musical career in the year 2004 to pursue his acting career in Nollywood.
His Acting Career
In 2004, Harry B. joined Nollywood shortly after his return from USA. In August 2011, he became popular after starring in the Nollywood blockbuster movie titled: “Keke Millionaire”, a movie that galvanized him to greater height in acting profession.
Known to play the role of a King or first class chief in most Nollywood movies, Harry is said to be friendly and generous to people. He is such an experienced, creative and highly talented in acting profession who knows how to interpret roles assigned him by movie directors.
This prolific Nollywood actor has featured prominently in most movies with currently over 150 hit movies to his credit. Notable among them include: Beard Gang, October First, The Freedom, Jaja the Great and many others. Veteran Nollywood actors like Pete Edochie, Kenneth Okonkwo, Chiwatalu Agu, Kanayo O. Kanayo and other celebrities are among those he features with.
Like any other human being on earth, Harry has had some challenges in life. In December 11, 2015, he narrowly escaped death. However, there are two versions to the story of his escape. One version had it that Harry was attacked by thugs and another had it that he was involved in an accident while coming from movie shooting. Whichever is the story, we are grateful to God that he is alive today and still remain very active in the acting profession.
Harry B. Anyanwu is happily married to his beautiful wife and the union is blessed with 5 children.
Apart from acting capacity, Harry is known to be a professional musician having ventured into music in the United States of America. His collaboration with famous Nigerian artistes like Nigga Raw and Flavour, where he appeared wearing camouflage in Flavour’s music video and Ada Ada and Ogene music videos are clear evidence of his success in music career.
Harry B Anyanwu like other celebrities has won some prestigious awards including the underlisted few:
• Most Promising Actor in Nigeria at the City People Entertainment Awards.
• Best Supporting Role at the Africa Magic Viewers Choice Awards.
• Best Lead Actor at the Best of Nollywood Awards.
His Net Worth
Harry B. Anyanwu is one of the richest, most influential and topmost actors who has made name in Nollywood industry with a net worth of about $750,000 dollars.