He was born in October 1985 in Zango local government of Kaduna State, Nigeria to the family of Mallam Abdullahi and Hajiya Yelwa Abdullahi.
Zango had his primary in Kaduna and secondary school education at Government Secondary School, Laranto Jos, Plateau State respectively. He had no tertiary educational background but believes that education goes beyond just having a degree or masters or whatever.
Adam Zango began his career as a music composer, dated back to his secondary school days when he used to engage in social activities.
Zango later joined the Hausa movie industry professionally in 2001 when he used to take minor roles in movies.
Zango rose to limelight in the industry, becoming an international figure and winning awards including the prestigious African Movie Award in London, UK after starring in hit Kannywood movies.
Adam Zango has so far featured in over 100 Hausa movies, some of which include:
• Addini ko Al ‘Ada
• Ado Gari
• Ahlul Kitab
• Bayan Rai
• Jamila among numerous others.
The highly creative, versatile and talented Kannywood superstar has made a big name for himself and widely described as one of the greatest Hausa actors in our time.
In 2019, Zango described himself as one of influential Hausa in the World with several awards and accolades to his credit. Many producers and directors in the Hausa industry acknowledge his versatility to act in any role given him brilliantly.
Like any other human being on earth, Adam A. Zango had a setback when he was remanded in prison for violating the Censorship Board’s law in 2007 for the release of his music video album ‘Bahaushiya’.
His Humanitarian Work
Adam Zango is also a humanitarian. In October 2019, he donated the sum of 47 Million Naira to children of the less priviledged to assist them in their educational pursuit.
Zango has in the course of his career won several awards notably as:
• 2012 Best Actor at Kannywood Awards.
• 2014 Best Actor at the Africa Movie Awards.
• 2015 Best Film for Gwaska.
• 2015 Best Popular Actor at the City People Magazine Awards.
His Personal Life
Adam Zango’ marital life is not available as he keeps his family issue top secret from the public.
His Net Worth
Adam Zango is currently one of the highly celebrated Hausa Actors, rated one of the richest and most influential with an estimated net worth of about $700,000 dollars.