Chigozie Atuanya is a renowned Nigerian actor, producer, television personality, an entrepreneur and a model.
He was born on the 13th of September 1980 in Aba, Abia State. He hails from Agu-Ukwu Nri, a community in Anambra State of Nigeria.
Atuanya had his primary and secondary education in Aba, Abia state. He later went to Enugu state University of Science and Technology where he bagged a degree in Public Administration.
His Acting Career
Atuanaya joined Nollywood in 1998. He went for several auditions and was subsequently given roles in movies.
He rose to popularity after starring in a hit movie “King Jaja of Opobo”.
Today, he has acted over 150 movies, some of which include:
- Heavy Thunder
- Touch and Follow
- Sweet Potato
- Double Slap
- The Missing God
- Evil Forest
- Rattle Snake
- Royal Palace
- Brother’s Keeper among others.
He is creative, skillful and exceptionally talented Nollywood actor. He can interpret movie roles in a brilliant manner and can as well accept any character in movies. His style of acting is such that gives acting real life situation and fun.
He is a model and has modeled for big companies like Delta Soap. He is known to acts in romantic movies alongside the big stars in Nollywood like Ken Erics, Chacha Eke, Ebube Nwagbo, Queen Nwokoye and several others.
Atuanya in his years of acting has earned several prestigious awards. Some and most recent are:
2011 Best actor at the City People Entertainment Awards.
2015 Best indigenous actor (Male) at the Zulu African Film Academy Awards.
2016 nominee for producer of Best Indigenous language Film Igbo at the African Magic Viewers Choice Awards.
His Personal Life
Atuanya Chigozie is happily married to his long time friend Obianuju Jennifer Oranika and the union is blessed with beautiful children. He is one of the very few celebrities who keep their family affairs secret.
His Net Worth
Atuanya Chigozie is a renowned Nollywood actor, highly skillful and rated one of the richest and most influential with a net worth of about $700,000 dollars.