Who is Zubby Michael?
Zubby Azubuike Michael Egwu, known as Zubby Michael, is a Nigerian movie actor, producer, and filmmaker known for playing craze characters. He is well-known for featuring in blockbuster movies such as Three Windows, Royal Storm, and Professional Lady. Before we continue, let’s take a quick look at his profile.
|Azubuike Michael Egwu
|39 years old
|Date of birth
|1 February 1985
|State of origin
Zubby Michael Biography
Especially famous for featuring in blockbuster movies like Three Windows, Royal Storm, and Professional Lady, Zubby Michael was born on the 1st of February 1985 in his home country, Nigeria.
Zubby Azubuike Michael Egwu is 39 years old when this article was last updated. He was born on the 1st of February and should celebrate his birthday on the 1st of every February.
A native of Anambra State, Zubby Michael is of Igbo origin. He is regionally a Southerner, a Nigerian by nationality, and a Christian by religious practice.
Born in Ozubulu, Ekwusigo Local Government Area of Anambra State (Anambra State, a state in the South-Eastern part of Nigeria), Zubby Michael was raised in Adamawa.
Zubby was raised in a middle-class household by working-class parents—his father was a businessman, and his mother was a teacher.
Zubby Michael Education
Having his elementary and secondary school education in Yola, Adamawa, Zubby obtained his First School Leaving Certificate and West African Examination Certificate certifications therein.
Upon finishing his primary education, Zubby relocated to his home state, where he secured admission. Accordingly, he studied and obtained a Bachelor of Science degree in Mass Communication from Nnamdi Azikiwe University, Awka, Anambra State.
Zubby Michael Career
He started acting in Yola, Adamawa State, when he was about eight years old; Zubby Michael made the skills professional when he finally joined the Nigerian movie industry, otherwise known as Nollywood, in 2006.
Before he joined the movie industry, Zubby was a television drama actor. Then, he was featured in television soap operas and commercials in the TV series “Coded Hussle.” “Coded Hussle” was a popular TV and drama show aired around 2006.
Having “Missing Rib” as his first movie in Nollywood, Zubby revealed in interviews that he had met the producer who introduced him to the Asaba, Delta State industry.
Zubby Azubuike Michael Egwu is known for his appearances in Nollywood blockbuster movies like Three Windows, Royal Storm, and Professional Lady, mainly playing the villain, lousy guy, hitman, and criminal roles.
Accordingly, he has had the opportunity of working with famous Nigerian actors and actresses like Jim Iyke, Tonto Dikeh, Kenneth Okonkwo, Uche Ogbodo, Jackie Appiah, Ini Edo, Nonso Diobi, John Okafor (Mr. Ibu), Sam Dede, Olu Jacobs, Uche Jombo, Van Vicker, Emeka Ike, Nkem Owoh, Majid Michel, Junior Pope, Chacha Eke, Mike Ezuruonye, Oge Okoye, Patience Ozokwor, John Dumelo, Mercy Johnson, and many others since his career in the industry started.
Zubby Michael Movies
Having been acting for as long as years now, Zubby Michael has featured in over 100 movies and counting. These are some of his films, among others:
- Blood Feud
- Son of No Man
- Bad Omen
- Burial Battle
- Omo Ghetto: The Saga
- Bastard Money
- War for love
- Egg of love
- Audio Money
- Hunchback Princess
- A Thousand War
- The Return of Dangote
- Anayo China
- Youngest Wife
- Pains of the Orphan
- Yahoo King
- Seed of Deception
- Our Father’s Property
- G4 The Money Men
- Shameless Sisters
- Boy Makes Money
- The Return of Eze Ndi Ala
- Afraid to Fall
- Sound of Calamity
- Haunted Bride
- Seed of Greatness
- Enemy of Progress
- Lack of Money
- Yahoo Shrine
- Throne of Terror
- Made in South
- Wasted Authority
- Mr. Arrogant
- Ozoemena Ozubulu
- Identical Twins
- Dying of Thirst
Zubby Michael Awards and Recognitions
Zubby Michael Egwu has won many awards for his name. Mainly for his expertise in explaining movie roles and playing characters with realness:
- Actor of the Year (Indigenous Films) at the 2015 Nigerian Entertainment Award (Nominated)
- Best Supporting Actor of the Year (English) at the 2015 City People Movie Awards (Nominated)
- Best New Actor of the Year (English) at the 2014 City People Movie Awards (Nominated)
- Best Actor of the Year (Igbo) at the 2019 City People Movie Awards (Nominated)
- Best Actor Of The Year (English) at the 2018 City People Movie Awards (Nominated)
- Movie Icon of the Year at the 2018 South East Entertainment Award (Won)
- Best Lead Actor of the Year (English) at the 2019 Nigeria Achievers Awards (Nominated)
- Best Igbo Film of the Year (Eze ndi Ala) at the 2019 City People Movie Awards (Nominated)
- Nollywood Personality of the Year at The 2018 Nigerian MSMEs & Achievers Awards (Won)
- Most Promising Act (male) at 2011 Best Of Nollywood Awards (BON) (Nominated)
Zubby Michael’s Social Media Handles
With over 4.3 million followers on Instagram, Zubby is on Instagram as @zubbymichael, on Twitter as @iamzubbymichael, and Facebook as Zubby Michael.
Zubby Michael’s Wife, Children
While Zubby has been rumored to be in a romantic relationship with his colleague, Destiny Etiko, time and again, the two actors are not in any romantic relationship.
Although information about his current marital status is unknown to the rest of the public, Zubby Michael is said to have a son, an adopted son whose name is Chikamso Ejiofor.
Moreover, he is said to have dated Mary Okoye, the sister of Peter Okoye and Paul Okoye. However, the duo broke up after Zubby revealed he was not ready to settle down. Although he promised to marry Mary Okoye if she was still available when he was prepared to settle down, information about his romantic life is missing.
Zubby Michael Siblings
Chris Egwu, Cynthia Egwu, Sheiley Egwu, Stanley Egwu, and Mary Slim Sugar are the names of his siblings available on the internet.
Zubby Michael’s Net Worth
Zubby Azubuike Michael Egwu has an estimated net worth of about $1.5 million. He earns his net worth from his career in the Nigerian music industry.