Biography of Jim Iyke, Net Worth, Movies, Relationship And Wife

Biography of Jim Iyke, Net Worth, Movies, Relationship And Wife

Jim Iyke will remain a legend in the Nigerian and African movie industry till this decade goes by.


So due to his consistency in Nigeria movies and music, many are starting to ask about the Biography of Jim Iyke, Net Worth, Movies, Relationship And Wife.

Here justnaijabase brings you all you need to know about the movie bad boy.

So who Who Is Jim Iyke?

Jim Ike is a Nigerian actor who was born in Libreville Gabon on 25th September 1975. In movies, Jim is plays the roles of a loverboy or the villain.

Although he begun acting movies long ago, he has reason to the top height of film and music production.


Full Biography Of Jim Iyke

Jim was born as James Ikechukwu Esomugha to Mr and Mrs Stephen Okolue who later became Esomugha. The Nigerian star was born on September 25, 1976, in Libreville, Gabon.

Which State is Jim Iyke From?

Jim is a native of Enugu Agidi town in Anambra State, the southeastern region of Nigeria.

He began his primary education in Gabon, the land of his birth. On coming back to Nigeria, the course of his education changed. He had to complete his secondary education at Federal Government College, Kwali, Abuja. He furthered his High school education at the University of Jos, Plateau State where he acquired in a diploma in Banking and Finance as well as a B.Sc. in Philosophy.

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About Jim Iyke Acting Career

Known for his handsome looks, the Nollywood actor made his debut in the industry in 2001. With over 200 movies, Jim Iyke remains one of the top male artists in the industry; as well as one of the highest paid Nollywood actors.

Jim Iyke has featured in lot’s of Nollywood blockbusters. He made a signatory impression in the industry with his unique acting style. He is the ultramodern Nollywood “Bad Boy” who easily interprets the notorious cum playboy roles with all efficiency.

Jim has featured in movies such as 1 Dollar, an award winning moive tagged as one of the most commercially successful comic Nollywood movies. He also starred in Games Men Play, Last Flight To Abuja, Merry Men and others.

Due to his love for music, In 2007, Jim Iyke launched his production company – Untamed Productions. In no time, he also launched a music label, “Untamed Records”.

On his debut album, “Who Am I”? Top Nigerian singers like Tuface Idibia and Sound Sultan added their voices to it.

As a film producer, Jim has produced a couple of movies in London, staring international actresses like Judy Shekoni and Tangerine Martins. He also went on to produce 2 Dollarz, a sequel to 1 Dollar. Jim is the producer of the much-anticipated Shades of White.

Who is Jim Iyke Wife?

Biography of Jim Iyke, Net Worth

The Nollywood star is a king of bromance as he’s been in a number of high profile relationships. Currently, the Nigerian actor has a relationship with a young lawyer, Dana Kinduryte from Lithuania. Dana, a Law graduate who hails from Kaunas, the second-largest city in Lithuania, lived with Iyke at his apartment in Atlanta, USA, who gave birth to their son Harvis Chidubem Iyke.

According to Jim Iyke, he choses to keep their relationship status private as his girlfriend and baby mama Dana is an ultra private person who is camera-shy and avoids publicity.

Nadia Buari And Jim Iyke Relationship

Nadia Buari And Jim Iyke Relationship

Ealier in 2012, Jim Iyke was having a hot romance with fellow Nollywood actress from Ghana, Nadia Buari. He even made a marriage proposal. However, the romance was cut short after a while and nobody seems to know why.

Jim Iyke proposed to Nadia on 21 March 2014, with a six-carat-diamond ring while having dinner with her during one of the episodes of his reality show, Jim Iyke Unscripted. On his proposal, Iyke said that the diamond ring was customly designed for him in different countries like Sierra Leone, Gambia, Ghana and Gabon but that it was perfected in London. Surprisingly, Nadia promptly said a ‘YES’ to his marriage proposal.

Years later, the Nollywood star said his relationship with Nadia was nothing intimate. He said they were both getting a lot of mileage out of the mix-up”.

What is Jim Ike’s net worth?

Jim Iyke will remain a legend in the Nigerian and African movie industry till this decade goes by.

According to a reliable source, The Nollywood actor is currently the highest-paid actor in the movie industry in Nigeria. With a estimated net worth of over $30 million.

Awards And Achievements of Jim Iyke

He has won the Teenage Choice Award 3-times

Jim Iyke also won Nigeria Entertainment Award for Best Actor; NET Best African Actor and 2010 Mode Men Award for Best Actor. Being also a philanthropist, Jim runs a charity foundation for children living with special disabilities.

Movies By Jim Iyke old and new

Merry Men [2020]

Last Flight to Abuja [2012]

American Driver [2017]

Between Kings and Queens [2010]

Cold Feet [2019]

And Then There Was You [2013]

When Love Comes Around

A Star in Heaven [2017]

Who Is the Man? [2012]

Games Men Play [2006]

Stalker [2016]

Seven and a Half Dates [2018]

Seven and a Half Dates [2018]

Palace War

Heartbeats [2008]

Deadly Kiss 2 [2004]

Stronghold [2006]

Kings Battle

Beyonce and Rihanna

My First Wife [1984]

Dream Maker

Show Me Heaven

Perfect Planner

One Night Stand [2008]

Cruz 2

The Punisher

Royal Madness 2

Blind Love

Perfect Temptation 2

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