Diamond Okechi is a Nigerian actor, producer, television personality and a rare model.
He was born in Ajao Estate in Lagos State into a family of six children. He is the second in the family and hails from Aguleri in Anambra East Local Government Area of Anambra State in south eastern Nigeria.
Diamond Okechi had his primary and secondary education in Lagos State. After his first and secondary school certificates respectively, he went further to obtain a National Diploma from the Federal Polytechnics, Nekede in Imo State of Nigeria. He is resourceful; creative and talented in acting and interpreting movie roles as well as fit into any character assigned him by movie producers and directors in the industry.
His Acting Career
Diamond Okechi had his journey into Nollywood in 2007 and featured in his first movie “Enemy In The House”. The movie brought him recognition and made him popular in Nollywood.
He became more and more popular after starring in another blockbuster movie “Alobam Nwa Aguleri”, a movie he acted with Rachael Okonkwo and others which of course earned him a nick name ‘Alobam’. The same movie also brought huge fortune to Okechi.
He is known to have featured in well over 80 movies since joining Nollywood including Enemy in the House, Worst of friends, Primitive, The Expendables, Once Upon Virgin and Sins of Virgin, Agumba The Warrior, Ikenna Son of the Gods, , 50 Days with Christ, The Hostage, Game of Throne and many others too numerous to mention here. Nollywood stars like Zubby Michael, Mike Ezuruonye, Junior Pope Odonwondo, Regina Daniels, Kenneth Okonkwo and others are his co-actors. He is known to act in most action movies.
Diamond Okechi is exceptionally gifted Nollywood actor who has risen from the scratch to greater height in the movie industry. He revealed that he has a strong passion for acting and this has ever been the best thing to happen to him.
Diamond Okechi’s Awards
Diamond Okechi brilliance in acting has earned him the prestigious award in Liberia as Best Creative Actor by the Liberian government in 2017.
His Net Worth
Diamond Okechi is rated one of the best Nigerian actors, highly creative, talented and popular with an estimated net worth of about $250,000 dollars.