Emma Ehumadu is a popular Nigerian actor, producer, director, television personality and a rare philanthropist.
This muscular veteran Nollywood actor whose real date of birth is not known, hails from Anambra State, in south eastern Nigeria.
Ehumadu had his primary and secondary education in Lagos where he obtained his first and secondary certificates. He later went to the Lagos State University, Ojo to have a Bachelor’s degree in Mass Communication. He is one of the prominent Nollywood actors in the movie industry in Nigeria.
His Acting Career
Emma Ehumadu joined Nollywood in the year 2000 when he started as a humble beginner accepting minor characters in movies.
He rose to popularity after starring in hit movie ‘Labista’, a movie he played the role of a hit man who ironically was indestructive. His brilliant performance in the movie earned him an award as best actor in a leading role at the African Movie Academy Awards.
He is known to act as wicked person or hit man in most movies and he does it perfectly well.
Emma Ehamudu has featured in over 100 movies since joining Nollywood, a few of which are The Mafia, The Assassinator, Men in Action, Four Sisters, Labista, Gangster Paradise, Beach 24, My Sweet Sister, G12 and several others.
He acts alongside top stars in the industry like Zubby Michael, Jim Iyke, Ernest Asuzu, Sylvester Madu, Junior Pope Odonwodo, Jerry Amilo and other top stars.
December 2014 was an unforgettable history in the life of Emma Ehumadu. He survived a ghastly motor accident while acting a robbery movie in Asaba, Delta State. In the vehicle were Sylvester Madu and Jim Iyke as the driver.
Emma Ehumadu is a recipient of several prestigious awards as a demonstration of his immense contribution to the growth and development of Nollywood. They include:
- Most promising actor in Nigeria at the City People Entertainment Awards.
- Best actor in a leading role at the African Movie Academy Awards
- Best actor of the year at the African Magic Viewers Choice Awards
- Most prominent actor in Nigeria at the best of Nollywood.
His Personal Life
Emma Ehumadu married a Europe based lady Amaka Linsy Ikemefuna, popularly known and addressed as Dunno. The marriage which took place at Obosi in Anambra State and was graced by Nollywood celebrities and political figures across the country. The marriage is blessed with a beautiful kid.
His Net Worth
Emma Ehumadu is an accomplished Nollywood actor, exceptionally talented in acting, rated one of the highest paid actors and most influential with a net worth of about $500,000 dollars.