Bob-Manuel Obidimma Udokwu, born April 18, 1968, better known as Bob-Manuel Udokwu, is a veteran Nigerian actor, director, producer, and politician. He earned the Lifetime Achievement award at the 10th African Movie Academy Awards.
|Bob-Manuel Obidimma Udokwu
|Date of Birth:
|April 18, 1968
|Place of Birth:
|Idemmili North, Anambra
|State of Origin:
|Actor, Filmmaker & Politician
Early Life and Education
Bob-Manuel Udokwu hails from Nkwelle-Ogidi in the Idemmili North LGA of Nigeria’s Anambra State. He is from the Igbo ethnicity.
His mother’s name is Ezelagbo Udokwu, and his father is Geoffrey Nwafor Udokwu. He was born in Enugu State into a family of six, being the fourth child and the second son as well.
He hails from a family of six people, three of whom are male and three of whom are female.
Bob-Manuel Udokwu received his primary education at St. Peters Primary School (now Hillside Primary School) in the Coal Camp neighborhood of Enugu, Enugu State, and his secondary education at Oraukwu Grammar School in Oraukwu, Anambra State.
He then went to the University of Port Harcourt in Port Harcourt, Rivers State, where he earned a bachelor’s degree in the arts with a concentration in theater arts.
At the University of Lagos in Lagos State, he earned a master’s degree in political science with a concentration in international relations.
He served as president of the Nigeria University Theater Art Student Association during the 1989–1990 academic year.
Bob-Manuel Udokwu is an award-winning Nigerian actor, director, producer, and politician who has successfully starred in several Nollywood films.
At the 10th Africa Movie Academy Awards in 2014, he was given the Lifetime Achievement award.
For his part in Adesuwa, he was nominated for Best Actor in a Supporting Role at the 2013 Nollywood Movies Awards.
Bob-Manuel Udokwu Net Worth
Bob-Manuel net worth is an estimated $3 million. He has made wealth and fame by acting in several Nollywood films.
- Living in Bondage
- The Key for Happiness
- Black Maria
- What a World
- Heaven after Hell
- A Time to Love
- Cover Up
- Endless Tears
- Naked Sin
- My Time
- Home Apart
- Games Men Play
- Soul Engagement
Bob-Manuel Udokwu and Cassandra Joseph first became acquainted while he was enrolled in the University of Lagos’ master’s program while she was a first-year student.
On February 19, 2000, they got married with the union blessed with two children, Marcus Garvey and Elyon Chinaza.
He gave his son the name Garvey Udokwu in honor of Marcus Garvey, a political figure. He is a Christian.