See 8 amazing things you should know about Popular Nollywood Actor, Jim Iyke

James Ikechukwu Esomugha, also known as Jim Iyke, is a well-known Nigerian actor, filmmaker, and innovator.

Here are the 8 things you should know about Late Jim Iyke:


1. Jim Iyke was born on September 25, 1976, and raised in Libreville, Gabon, to Nigerian parents. He is of Igbo origin and hails from Ogwugwu Village in Enugwu-Agidi Town, Anambra State, in Nigeria’s southeast.


2. Jim Iyke attended the University of Jos in Plateau State, where he earned a diploma in banking and finance and a BSc in philosophy.

3. Jim Iyke began acting in 1998 and rose to prominence in 2001, appearing in over 150 films since then.


4. He is one of the top Nollywood actors, having been in a number of noteworthy Nollywood films since breaking into the spotlight.


5. Jim Iyke founded Untamed Productions, a movie production firm, in 2007 and also runs his own music record label, Untamed Records.

6. His debut album, Who Am I?, included some of Nigeria’s best musicians, including TuFace Idibia and Sound Sultan.

7. Jim Iyke is married to Dana Kinduryte, and they have one son together.


8. He is one of Nigeria’s richest actors, with an estimated net worth of $30 million.

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