He was born on 27th January 1976 in Bauchi State in the northern part of Nigeria. Paul Sambo grew up in the north where he had most of his basic education.
Paul Sambo had his primary and secondary education in Bauchi respectively. He is a graduate of Agricultural Science in one of the northern Universities. Though he is an accomplished actor, he is said to own an agricultural farm business and remained very active in the movie industry.
His Acting Career
Paul Sambo made his entry into Nollywood some years back and has since starred in several movies.
He has featured in various award-winning Nollywood movies, some of which include: Foreigner’s God, King of Boys, The groom, Dry, Fantastic Numbers among numerous others.
In 2012, Sambo played the role of “Mr. Brown” in a romantic drama titled “Mr. & Mrs.”, directed by Ikechukwu Onyeka and written by Chinwe Egwuagu. The movie had the cast of Joseph Benjamin, Paul Apel, Nse Ikpe-Etim, and veteran actress Barbara Soki.
The handsome, highly creative and talented Kannywood superstar has made big for himself, known for brilliant interpretation of roles in movies. He is indeed one of the rare talents in the industry who are widely celebrated.
In 2017, Paul Sambo took a lead role as Duke in the drama movie titled “The Patient”, co-directed by Angel Ogbue and Tola Taye Balogun.
He also featured in a lead role as Nurudeen Gobir in Kemi Adetiba’s epic crime drama titled, “King of Boys” in 2018. The movie was written and directed by the talented Kemi Adetiba. In the movie, Sambo starred alongside veteran actress Sola Sobowale, accomplished actors Jide Kosoko, Akin Lewis and Sani Muazu.
The movie is one of the biggest casts of his career with his brilliant interpretation of the role and overall performance.
In 2019, he starred in a popular TV series, ‘Sons of the Caliphate, My Rich Boyfriend’.
His Personal Life
Paul Sambo was rumoured to have been in a relationship with Juliet Chidinma Mgborukwe, the “Village Square” TV presenter with Sound City. This has not been authenticated.
Currently, Paul Sambo happily got married to the love of his life, Lami Daniel in March 2012. The union is blessed with lovely children.
His Net worth
Paul Sambo is an accomplished Nollywood actor, rated one of the richest and most influential with a net worth of about $200,000.