|Occupation||Nollywood actor and TV personality|
How much is Columbus Irosanga Net Worth ?
Columbus Irosanga is a famous Nollywood actor and TV personality. He is best known for playing the role of the powerful high priest “Igbudu” in the 2003 Nollywood blockbuster film “Issakkaba.” He was born and raised in River State, southern Nigeria. Columbus Irosanga is currently married to beautiful children.
He is very talented, skilful, creative and talented in the acting and interpretation of film roles. He knows how to interpret his roles very well and fits in with every character that directors and producers in Nigeria give him.
Columbus Irosanga is originally from Okirika, a small town in Rivers State. There he completed both primary and secondary education and received his first school leaving certificate and the West African Senior Citizenship Certificate.
After completing his primary and secondary education, Columbus Irosanga attended the University of Port Harcourt, Rivers State, Nigeria and graduated with a BA in Theater Arts. He then received his doctorate at the University of Port Harcourt in the subject of theater art. He is currently a lecturer at the Department of Theater Arts, University of Port Harcourt, Rivers State, Nigeria.
Columbus Irosanga began his acting career in the early ’80s when he appeared in various soap operas of the Nigerian Television Authority (NTA) with other top actors such as Comish Ekiye of the Nigerian Television Authority (NTA) State Councilor for the Art and Culture of Rivers. He is one of the outstanding personalities of the Nigerian entertainment industry. He entered the Nigerian film industry (Nollywood) in the late 1990s and became famous in 2003 after playing the role of Igbudu, a ruler in the Nollywood blockbuster movie “Issakkaba”, in which he co-starred with Sam Dede, Chinwe Ntaluagu and John Okafor played, Fabian Adibe and a variety of other well-known Nollywood personalities.
He is currently one of the most gifted, skilled, creative and talented actors in Nigeria. He knows how to interpret his roles very well and fits in with every character that directors and producers in Nigeria give him.
Columbus Irosanga has starred in more than 150 Nollywood films, including Issakkaba, 7 Kilometers, Uncovered Malice, Elders in War, Royal Reward, Rape, Ojadike, War of Evil, etc.
He acts primarily as a high priest, traditional ruler, tithe chief, elder, father, uncle, father-in-law and always plays the role of a tyranny in several Nollywood films along with Ini Edo, Tonto Dikeh, Sam Dede, Desmond Elliot. Nonso Diobi, Genevieve Nnaji, Omotola Jalade, Stephanie Okereke, Jim Iyke, Ramsey Noah and a number of other well-known figures from Nollywood.
Columbus Irosanga has been nominated for several prizes for his career as an actor and has won few awards, including Best Actor in a supporting role at the Africa Movie Academy Awards, Best Actor in Drama at the City People Entertainment Awards, Most Promising Actor in Nigeria at the Africa Magic Viewers Choice Awards and Best Actor at the Best of Nollywood Awards.
Columbus Irosanga is currently one of the richest and most influential actors in Nigeria with an estimated net worth of $700,000.