|Net Worth:||$ 1Million|
|Born||October 27, 1956|
|Occupation||Nollywood actor, television personality and comedian|
How much is Chiwetalu Agu Net Worth?
Chiwetalu Agu, popularly known as Ichie Ogwu, is a legendary Nollywood actor, television personality and comedian. He was born on October 27, 1956 in Amokwe, Udi Town, Enugu State, Nigeria. He is currently 60 years old. He attended the Ogui Town Community School, the Ogui Urban Area Primary School of Saint Luke in Enugu, Nigeria. After completing primary education, he moved on to Enugu College of Immaculate Conception (CIC) and acquired his SSCE.
After his secondary education, he attended the Miinchen College Enugu and earned a diploma in drama. His acting career began in 1981 in an NTA drama in which he played the role of Anikwu in Things Fall Apart. In 2002, he was honored at the Africa Movie Academy Awards for Best Actor of the Year.
Chiwetalu Agu has worked in more than 200 films, including Things Fall Apart, Ripples, The Catechist, Dr. Thomas, Old School, etc. He is currently married to Nkechi and has three sons and two daughters. He is always known for using slang and funny phrases. In 2008 he was nominated in a supporting role at the African Movie Academy Awards for Best Actor.
In 2011, he was nominated in a supporting role at the Zulu African Film Academy Awards in London as the best actor. In 2012 he won for his role in Nkwocha the Nollywood Award for best actor in the indigenous film (non-English language). What baffles most viewers is how he combines his disciplined life with the evil or diabolical roles he plays in movies.
His use of specific slang, phrases or clichés in film has made him a unique term in Nigeria. Chiwetalu Agu is considered one of the outstanding comedians who contributed to the development of Nollywood comic genres. The evil role he plays in films has had a negative impact on him, as many people in the real world consider him a bad person.
Chiwetalu Agu is currently one of the richest and most influential actors in Nigeria with an estimated net worth of $ 1Million