Chet Anekwe is a popular Nigerian actor and filmmaker. He was born in Nigeria but spent most of his early Life in New York City. Chet Anekwe has acted in films in Hollywood, Nollywood, and at the New York Theater.
|Full Name:||Chet Anekwe|
|Date of Birth:||1970s|
|Place of Birth:||Anambra|
|State of Origin:||Anambra State|
|Occupation:||Actor & Filmmaker|
|Net Worth:||$2 million|
Early Life and Education
Chet Anekwe is a native of Anambra, Southeast region of Nigeria where he was born and spent his early Life in New York.
He went to elementary school with his brother while growing up in New England and they were the only two black students there.
He violently struggled with his classmates nearly every day in the first and second grades as a result of their bigotry toward him.
Hollywood, Nigerian film, and New York theater all feature in Chet’s body of work. He appears on FOX’s “New Girl” episodes.
Chet Anekwe has starred in films such as Phat Girlz, On Bended Knees, When One Door Closes, 30 Days, Tobi, Heaven’s Hell, and Busted Life among others, in addition to the short films “Witch Hunt” and “Castor Oil” by acclaimed directors Solomon Onita and Puja Maewal.
When he played Ike in the movie Unwanted Guest, he won the hearts of Nigerian moviegoers.
Chet Anekwe and Monique gave amazing performances in “Phat Girlz.” Additionally, his theater performances have garnered a lot of positive reviews.
He also gained acclaim for his performances as Paul Bratter in “Barefoot in the Park” and Mark Antony in “Julius Caesar set in Africa.”
For his performance as Joseph Cinque in “Chap Am So (The Amistad Victory),” Anekwe was nominated for a New York City Viv award in the Best Actor category.
Chet Anekwe Net Worth
Chet Anekwe is a popular Nigerian actor and filmmaker. He has an estimated net worth of $2 million.
Chet Anekwe and his fiancée Rebekah Walker got married on July 20, 2013, in Detroit, Michigan.
Stella Damasus, Daniel Ademinonkan, Robert Peters, and Chuks Ajoku, were among Nollywood stars who attended the wedding.
Nearly two years after their wedding ceremony in the United States of America, the couple had their first child together in March 2015. Bashir Grayson Anekwe is the name of their son.
- Instagram: @chetanekwe