Emmanuel Ifeanyi Ikubese is his real full name. He is a popular Nigerian model and actor who won the SilverBird male Pageant for Mr. Nigeria in 2014 and 2015 respectively.
He was born on August 12, 1991. Emmanuel hails from Delta state in the south southern Nigeria.
Emmanuel Ikubese had his primary and secondary education in Delta State where he obtained his First School Leaving Certificate and West African Senior School Certificate.
Ikubuese later bagged a Bachelor’s degree in International Relations at the United States International University Africa in Nairobi.
Ikubese began his career as a professional model. He was eventually crowned Mr. Nigeria as first Runner-up at the Mr. World Male Pageant.
Ikubese made his entry into the Nigerian movie industry (Nollywood) and gained significant recognition after he secured a role in the MTV Tv series titled, ‘Shuga’ where he played the role of Femi.
Ikubese later made his directorial debut in 2019 with a Tv series ‘Kyaddala’ an Ugandan word meaning “its real” in English language.
Ikubese has so far starred in several Nollywood movies and television series, some of which are:
• Ojukokoro (2016)
• Run (2017)
• My Flatmates (2017)
• Shagayas and Clarks (2018)
• Kyaddala (2019)
• Shuga (2012-2019)
Ikubese has in the course of his career won several awards, some and most recent of which are:
• Won Most Promising Actor of the Year (English) at the City People Entertainment Awards.
• Won the Peace Personality of the Year at the Peace Achievers Awards in 2016.
In 2017, Ikubese was appointed United Nation’s Millennium Development Goals Ambassador.
His Humanitarian Work
Ikubese is a humanitarian. In 2015, the highly creative and talented Ikubese developed the R.A.W (Respect-A-Woman), a project designed to train youths on how to avoid domestic violence in the Nigerian.
His Personal Life
Ikubese happily got married to the love of his life, a Nigerian beautician, Anita Adetoye in 2019.
He revealed in an interview with The Punch media press that playing basketball, soccer and cooking are his hobbies.
His Net Worth
Emmanuel Ikubese has remained prominent in the Nigerian entertainment industry, rated one of the richest and most influential with an estimated net worth of about $400,000 dollars.