He was born on the 26th of April, 1978 in Enugu State in south eastern Nigeria.
Onny had his primary and secondary education in Enugu where he obtained the usual first and secondary school certificates respectively.
He later went to the University of Nigeria, Nsukka to have a Bachelor’s degree in Fine and Applied Arts. Onny has since remained very active and relevant in the Nigerian movie industry.
His Acting Career
Onny Michael made his entry into Nollywood in the late 1990s and began acting.
He eventually rose to prominence after starring in several hit movies, some of which are:
• All for Love
• Two Hearts
• The Sisterhood of the Blackbra
• Nurse Obollo Afor
• You Are My Heart
• Don’t Live Me
• Lies Are Sweeter in Love
• Forgivenss Is Love
Prayer is the Master Key
Onny is creative, skillful and multi-talented Nollywood actor. He is gifted in interpreting roles in movies and can as well fit into any character assigned him in most movies.
He is known to acts in romantic movies alongside key players in the industry like Queen Nwokoye, Mercy Johnson, Chioma Chukwuma, Ini Edo, Rachael Okonkwo among others.
Aside acting, Onny is also a model and has modeled for big companies.
Awards and Nominations
Onny Michael in his years of acting is a recipient of several nominations. They include:
• Best actor in a leading role at the African Movie Academy Awards.
• Best supporting role also at the African Movie Academy Awards.
• Most promising Act to Watch at the Best of Nollywood.
• Most promising Actor in Nigeria at the African Magic Viewers Choice Awards.
• Best new Indigenous Actor (Igbo) at the City People Entertainment Awards.
His Net Worth
Onny Michael is indeed a good Nollywood actor, rated one of the richest and most influential with a net worth of about $400,000 dollars.