Alex Ekubo Biography, Movies, Awards and Net Worth
Alex Ekubo Okwaraeke popularly known as Alex Ekubo is a popular Nollywood actor, television personality and a model. He was born on 10 April, 1986 in Lagos, Nigeria. He is currently 33 years old. He is a native of Arochukwu in Abia State in the south eastern part of Nigeria. After his primary education, he attended the Federal Government College Daura in Katsina State, Nigeria.
After completing his secondary school education and obtaining his West African Senior School Certificate, Alex Ekubo proceeded to University of Calabar in Cross River State, Nigeria and obtained a Bachelor’s Degree in Law and later a Diploma in Mass Communication from Calabar Polytechnic in Cross River State, Nigeria.
Alex Ekubo joined the Nigerian movie industry (Nollywood) as an actor in the year 2005 and acted in his first movie “Sinners in the House” a movie that was produced and directed by popular film maker Lancelot Oduwa Imasuen. Although he played a minor role in his first movie, he rose to fame after acting in the blockbuster movie “Ladies Men”.
Since joining Nollywood, Alex Ekubo has starred in more than 50 Nollywood movies which include True Citizens, Undercover Lover, Dream Walker, Weekend Getaway, Gold Diggin, Keeping my Man, All that Glitters, Death Toll, Diary of a Lagos Girl, Single Married and Complicated, etc.
Alex Ekubo's Movies and TV Series
|A Man for The Weekend||2017|
|3 Is A Crowd||2017|
|10 Days In Sun City||2017|
|The Other Side of The Coin||2016|
|Gbomo Gbomo Express||2015|
|Single, Married and Complicated||2014|
|In The Cupboard||2012|
|Diary of A Lagos Girl|
|My Rich Boyfriend|
|Jump and Pass|
|Luke of Lies|
|Cat and Mouse|
|All That Glitters|
|keeping My Man|
|Secrets and Scandals|
|Married To The Game|
In 2013, Alex Ekubo won the Best Actor Award in a Supporting Role at the Best of Nollywood Awards for his role in the movie “Weekend Getaway”. In 2010, Alex Ekubo contest for Mr. Nigerian pageant hosted by Silverbird Television and emerged as the first runner-up.
In 2012 he won the award for Most Promising Actor in Nigeria at the Best of Nollywood Awards. In 2013 he won the award for Best Supporting Actor at the Golden Icon Academy Movie Awards. Also, that same year in 2013 he won the award for Best Supporting Actor in Nigeria at the best of Nollywood Awards.
In 2014 he won the award for Favorite Male Emerging Screen Talent (African) at the Screen Nation Awards.
Alex Ekubo has risen to become one of the most sought after actors in Nollywood, and as a result of this many movie producers and directors love to have him on their film set thereby making him earn more per movie role. It is believed that he earns at least $2700 per movie.
Alex Ekubo is currently one of the richest & most influential actor in Nigeria with an estimated net worth of $1 million. He has signed lot of endorsement and sponsorship deals that has contributed immensely to his net worth growth. He also earn well per movie role.