Frederick Leonard is a Nigerian actor, television personality and a model. He is handsome, muscularly built and exceptionally talented in acting.
He was born on the 1st of May 1976 in Anambra State in south eastern Nigeria. He is one of the leading Nollywood actors, skillful, talented and gifted in acting and interpretation of movie roles. He can as well accept any role or character assigned him by movie producers and directors in the industry. He is the first child of family of two children.
Frederick Leonard had his primary and secondary education in Kaduna and later Kaduna State Polytechnics where he bagged his Higher National Diploma in Biochemistry. He has since remained active and relevant in the entertainment industry.
His Acting Career
Frederick joined the Nigerian Movie Industry (Nollywood) in 2001 and used to act minor characters in movies. He furthered his education and returned to his full time acting profession in 2008.
He acted in a hit movie, “Indian Doctor”, a movie that shot him to fame in Nollywood.
He built on his skills and acted in another blockbuster television series “Disclosure”. The movie was a huge success with large volume of sales and earned him huge fortune and recognition.
Frederick has acted in over 100 movies some of which are Beyond Love, India Doctor, Promised Beyond, The Surrogate, Emergency, A Monster Under My Skin, Women, A Better Family, We of Love, Disclosure amongst others. He is known to feature in most romantic movies alongside Ruth Kadiri, Tonto Dikeh, Ramsey Nouah, Ken Erics, Chelsea Eze and other big names in the movie industry.
Frederick is also a successful model. He revealed that his goal in the entertainment industry is to raise the Gross Domestic Product as his contributions and to promote the rich culture and values of Africa to the entire world.
Like most other successful actors with scandals in the movie industry, Frederick has had a fare share of rumours and scandals. In 2016, he was accused of using bleaching cream which of course, he denied and argued that his life was only getting better and easier for him.
Again, he was accused of being the husband of most Nollywood actresses which he debunked as false.
Frederick was unveiled as a proud ‘Face of Diamond Ark Lifestyle’, Menswear fashion brand Company owned by a Nigerian domiciled in India named John Jesrus. Sources of his earnings are on royalties, sponsorship and endorsements.
Frederick Leonard in his years of acting has earned a number of prestigious awards. They include:
- Most prominent actor in Nigeria at the City People Entertainment Awards.
- Best actor of the year at the African Film and Movie Awards (AFRIFIMO)
- Best supporting actor in GIAMA Awards.
- Best actor in a supporting role at the African Magic Viewers Choice Awards.
His Net Worth
Frederick Leonard is a prominent Nollywood actor, rated one of the richest, most influential with a net worth of about $450,000 dollars.