Fred Amata, born May 18, 1963, is a Nigerian actor, producer, and director. He is a graduate of Theatre Arts from the University of Jos. Fred came into the spotlight in 1986 following his role in the film, Legacy.
|Full Name:||Fred Amata|
|Date of Birth:||May 18, 1963|
|Place of Birth:||Isoko, Delta State|
|State of Origin:||Delta State|
|Occupation:||Actor & Filmmaker|
|Net Worth:||$1.5 million|
Early Life and Education
Fred Amata is from Isoko in Delta State, South-South region of Nigeria where he was born.
He attended the prestigious University of Jos to study theater arts.
His father Pa John Ifoghale Amata, who passed away in 1997, was the first African to shoot a celluloid film, “Freedom,” in 1957.
He was also a well-known playwright and actor. His mother once worked as an actress.
In 1986, Fred gained notoriety for his part in the movie Legacy. The filmmaker started making music in 2014.
“You Are A Nigerian Man,” the title of his debut single, was released.
On Friday, April 8, 2016, he took the oath of office as the President of the Directors Guild of Nigeria.
Fred Amata has been nominated for numerous honors, including the 2006, 2007, and 2010 Africa Movie Awards, however he has never advanced to the final round.
Fred Amata Net Worth
The net worth of Fred Amata is an estimated $1.5 million.
- Legacy (1996)
- Mortal Inheritance (1996)
- Light & Darkness (2001)
- My Love (2002)
- Keeping Faith: Is That Love? (2002)
- Black Mamba (2002)
- The Return (2003)
- Hand of God (2003) – Nnamdi
- Dangerous Desire (2003)
- The London Boy (2004)
- A Kiss From Rose (2004)
- Fated (2005) – Jude (Nigerian Version)
- Wheel of Change (2005)
- Hidden Treasures (2005)
- Emotional Hazard (2005) – Chidi
- Anini (2005) – Baba Kingsley
- She: You Must Obey (2006)
- She2: You Must Obey (2006)
- She3: You Must Obey (2006)
- Family Affair (2006)
- The Amazing Grace (2006) – Etim
- The Empire (2006) – Tony Odogwu
- Letters to a Stranger (2007) – Fredrick Okoh
- Dear God (2007)
- Blindfold (2008)
- Freedom in Chain (2009)
Fred Amata was previously married to Agatha Amata, a popular Nigerian media entrepreneur, show host, speaker, TV presenter and philanthropist and they have two children together before they parted ways.
He was in a relationship with Mor Okonkwo, but the two later broke up.
He finally got married to Nollywood actress Monalisa Chinda. The marriage was held at the Heaven’s Gate Christian Soap Opera.
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