|Net Worth:||$ 600,000|
|Born||19 May 1978|
|Occupation||Nollywood actor, model, television personality, entrepreneur and philanthropist|
How much is Leo Mezie Net Worth ?
NET WORTH: Leonard Chimezie Onyemachi, popularly known as Leo Mezie, is a famous Nollywood actor, model, television personality, entrepreneur and philanthropist. He is originally from Umuahia in Abia state. He is very handsome, creative and talented in acting and interpreting movie roles.
Leo Mezie completed both elementary and secondary education in Umuahia, Abia State, graduating with both a first degree and a West African Senior Cert.
In 1996 Leo Mezie joined the Nigerian film industry (Nollywood) and began to attend film rehearsals and appear as a minor character in films. In 2003 Leo Mezie became famous when he starred with Emma Ehummadu, Jerry Amilo and Ernest Asuzu in the Nollywood blockbuster movie “Labista”.
Leo Mezie has starred in more than 150 Nollywood films, including Labista, Total War, No Man’s Land, Heart of a Slave, Enger Enemy, King’s Sleepless Night, Empty Throne, etc. Leo Mezie is happily married to Maureen, a lady he met when he was disappointed with a broken relationship.
In 2016, the popular Nollywood actor Leo Mezie was diagnosed with kidney disease. It has been discovered that the actor has been fighting the disease for several months alone, without seeking medical help, until the situation worsened and his second kidney was reported to have collapsed. Since his first and second kidney failed, Leo Mezie was dialyzed by doctors weekly until a kidney transplant was performed on him.
Because of his poor health, Leo Mezie had to dialyze weekly. As his illness worsened, the doctors told him that he would have to raise the sum of ten million naira to perform the obligatory kidney transplant in India. However, due to his poor financial condition during this time, Leo Mezie was not able to afford so much money and funds from friends and colleagues in the film industry to successfully carry out the kidney transplant in India.
Fortunately, Rita Dominic, Charles Inojie, and several other celebrities from Nollywood, film practitioners, and the general public donated the sum of ten million Naira for his kidney transplant, and he immediately fled for the kidney transplant to Britain.
After spending four months in the UK, Leo Mezie returned to Nigeria, very healthy and free of kidney disease. Fortunately, the handsome actor did not undergo kidney transplantation, as became widely known. Instead, his kidneys suddenly began to work again to everyone’s surprise.
On his return from the UK, Leo Mezie met his friends and colleagues from the entertainment industry at the famous restaurant at the National Stadium of Surulere, Lagos, Nigeria, where he officially announced his return to the country as well as his plans to organize a survival party, thank God, that he gave him a second chance to live.
Leo Mezie told a moving story about how he betrayed death at the National Stadium celebrity restaurant in Surulere, Lagos, Nigeria. Leo Mezie explained that his fight against the deadly disease and the consequent victory over death made him realize that God exists and that he miraculously works.
Leo Mezie is currently one of the most talented actors in Nollywood. He knows very well how to interpret his role and fits in with every role a movie director gives him.
Leo Mezie has received multiple awards for his acting career, including Best Actor of the Year at the Africa Movie Academy Awards, Best Actor in a supporting role in the Africa Magic Viewers Choice Awards, and the most promising actor in Nigeria at the City People Entertainment Awards and most prominent actor in Nigeria at the Best of Nollywood Awards.
Leo Mezie is currently one of the richest and most influential actors in Nigeria with an estimated net worth of $ 600,000.