Sylvester Madu: Biography And Net Worth

Sylvester Madu is a popular Nigerian actor, director, producer, entrepreneur and a Philanthropist.

He was born January 11, 1975 in Anambra State in south eastern Nigeria. He is the first born of family of 12 children. He is a tall man, creative and exceptionally talented in acting and interpreting movie roles accorded him by movie directors and producers in the industry.


Educational Background

Sylvester Madu had his primary and secondary education in Anambra State where he obtained his first and secondary school certificates respectively. He went further to have a Bachelor’s degree from the University of Maiduguri in Borno State in the northern part of Nigeria. After graduation, he settled for his dream as an actor and has since remained very active and relevant in the industry before quitting for pastoral work.


His Acting Career

Sylvester Madu started acting at a very tender age of 5 before joining Nollywood in 1998. He is known to play the role of a hard man and armed robber in most action movies. This he does very well, handling gun the right way because of his abundance of creativity and talents in acting.

Sylvester is not only an actor, he is also a veteran director as he combines both and known to have directed several  movies which himself featured in since joining Nollywood. He is also a professional script writer. Junior Pope Odonwodo, Zubby Michael, Gentle Jack, Jim Iyke, Hanks Anuku, Jerry Amilo and other top Nollywood stars are his co-actors acting action movies.

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Sylvester Madu is a multiple award winning Nigerian actor who has featured in over 200 movies to his credit including Tears of the Blind, Emotional Tears, Born to suffer, The Shepherd, The Generals, The Cat, Power of Love, Ogbala the Family Hunter and several others too numerous to mention here.



Sylvester is a proud recipient of several awards including the following:

  • Most Creative movie director in Nigeria at the Africa Movie Academy awards.
  • Best Actor of the year at the Africa Movie Academy Awards.
  • Most promising actor in Nigeria at the City People Entertainment awards.
  • Best actor in a leading role at the Africa Magic Viewers Choice awards.
  • Most prominent actor in Nigeria at the Best of Nollywood Awards.

Recent revelation about Sylvester Madu is that he has quitted acting for full time God’s work and is attached to Christ Embassy at Eric Moore Road, Surulere in Lagos State.

His Personal Life

This young talented man is still a bachelor and many eyes are on him waiting for that day he will finally quit bachelorhood.


His Net Worth

Sylvester Madu is a prominent Nigerian actor rated one of the richest, most influential and talented with a net worth of about $800,000 dollars.

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