He was born in the month of December 1940, the actual date his birth not known, in Okigwe, in Imo State in south eastern Nigerian.
Fabian had his primary and secondary education in Okigwe in Imo state where he obtained his first and secondary school certificates respectively.
His Acting Career
Fabian Adibe began his acting career in 1993 after joining Nollywood. He registered with the Actors Guild of Nigeria in 1993, Enugu Chapter.
Fabian acted his first movie “Things Fall Apart” with Pete Edochie, Chinwe Ntaluagu and others. In the movie written by the renowned novelist, Chinua Achebe, Fabian played the role of Ogbuefi Uzowulu.
He rose to limelight in the year 1993 after featuring in a hit movie “Living in Bondage”. He is popular in taking lead role of an elderly man, king or chief in most Nollywood movies.
Fabian is such a gentleman whose years and wealth of experience in the entertainment industry in Nigeria serve as an inspiration to many coming actors and actresses.
Fabian is creative, skillful and exceptionally talented actor. He is gifted in the interpretation of movie roles and can as well fit into any character assigned him in most movies.
Fabian has starred in a number of Nollywood movies. Some of his movies include:
• The King and The Sword
• Action Sword
• Things Fall Apart
• My Sister My Love
• Slave Warrior among others.
He acts alongside the top celebrities in the industry like Olu Jacobs, Pete Edochie, Kenneth Okonkwo, Clem Ohameze, Kanayo O. Kanayo and other big stars.
The Nigerian Movie Industry (Nollywood) cannot be complete without the mention of this veteran. He is one of the pioneers and strong pillars of Nollywood.
In 1965, Fabian Adibe led Nigeria to her first Commonwealth Arts Festival in London.
Fabian Adibe also launched his book “Mixed Grill” at his 75th birthday in Owerri. The book launch which took place at the Concorde Hotel in Owerri was well attended by several dignitaries in all spheres of life across the country.
Fabian is happily married with grown children. Recently, a rumour was peddling around that the old man lost his sight and was dead. This was not true as he came out to debunk the rumour.
His Net Worth
Fabian Adibe is a renowned Nollywood actor whose remarkable achievements have been planted in gold in the entertainment industry in Nigeria, rated one of the richest and most influential with a net worth of about $300,000 dollars.