Mike Ezuruonye was born on September 21, 1982 in Lagos. He hails from Anambra State, but grew up in Lagos. After his primary education, he attended Archbishop Aggey Memorial school, Lagos. Then, moved on to Federal Government College, Wukari, Taraba. Subsequently, he studied Accounting at the Nnamdi Azikiwe University, Awka.
After school, Mike worked in the banking industry before moving into the entertainment industry.
Mike Ezuruonye Personal Life
Mike got married to Keke Nkechi Nnorom in 2010. Nkechi is a medical psychologist in Canada. They met when she came to Nigeria, at one of Mike’s movie set in Abuja in 2009. Together, they have a son and a daughter; Reynold and Elsa Ezuruonye.
Mike Ezuruonye Career
Ezuruonye made his professional debut in the TV series Ultimate Hero, and got his first big role in Broken Marriage (2003). Subsequently, he has played several lead roles in popular movies like Beyond Reason (2004), Emotional Risk (2007), Critical Decision e.t.c All of which further made him influential in the industry.
In his quest to be better and become a professional movie director, he took a break to attend a film school in Canada. On his return, he made his official directorial debut with the movie, Divorce not Allowed and Brother Jekwu (2016). These movies were positively received both locally and internationally.
Mike Ezurunonye’s acting career goes beyond the shores of Nigeria. He has shoot movies in Kenya, Tanzania, Namibia, and is set to take on the world. Also, he has also worked with bigwigs like Angela Okorie, Iyabo Ojo, Odunlade Adekola, Omoni Oboli, Mercy Aigbe, Bolanle Ninalowo, Nonso Diobi, Emmanuella, e.t.c
Over the years, some of the movies he has starred in include;
- Beyond Reason,
- Burning Desire,
- Shadows of Tears,
- Married for Money,
- Pay Day,
- Silver Spoon,
- Broken Prices,
- Crises in Paradise,
- Bless Me,
- Kill the Bride,
- Emotional Risk,
- Legal War,
- Power of Beauty,
- Act of Faith
- Don’t wanna be a Player,
- Beauty and the Beast,
- Clash of Twins
- Missing Child,
Mike Ezuruonye Net Worth
Ezuruonye is a brand ambassador to Globacom. Also, he was endorsed by DPkay real estate homes and awards ,He is also a brand ambassador to Airtel Network.
His net worth is estimated at $3.5 million and he is one of the richest and most sought-after actors in Nigeria.
Awards And Recognition
- Best Actor in a Supporting Role ‘Black Friday’, Africa Movie Academy Awards (AMAA), 2008 (Nomination)
- Best Actor in a Supporting Role ‘Mirror of Reality’, Africa Movie Academy Awards (AMAA), 2008 (Nomination)
- The Best Actor in a Leading Role ‘The Assassin’, Africa Movie Academy Awards (AMAA), 2009 (Nomination)
- Best Actor, African Magic Viewers Choice Awards.
- Best Lead Male ‘unforgivable’, Nollywood Movies Awards, 2014 (Won)
- The Best Actor of the Year (English), CIty People Movie Awards, 2014 (Won)
- Best Actor in Comedy ‘Brother Jekwu’, African Magic Viewers Choice Awards, 2016 (Won)
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