Ifeanyi Kalu Biography: Age, Movies, Wife, Wedding, Parents, Net Worth, Wiki

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Ifeanyi Kalu Biography
Ifeanyi Kalu

Ifeanyi Kalu Biography

Ifeanyi Kalu age 34 years is a Nigerian model, actor, and fashion designer. He rose to prominence for his intriguing role in the film “Lagos Cougars,” alongside Alexx Ekubo and Monalisa Chinda. He also received more attention for his role in “Perfect Union.”

Ifeanyi also starred in the Africa Independent Television (AIT) series Allison’s Stand alongside Joselyn Dumas, Bimbo Manuel, and Victor Olaotun. Ifeanyi Kalu, the founder of a clothing line, has done exceptionally well in the fashion industry.

Wiki Profile

Real Name:Ifeanyi Kalu
Date of BirthFebruary 13, 1988
Place of Birth:Surulere, Lagos
Nationality:Nigerian
Marital Status:Married
Occupation:Actor
Net Worth$500,000

Early Life, Childhood and Education

Ifeanyi Kalu was born in Surulere, Lagos State, Nigeria on February 13, 1988 to Mr. and Mrs. Emmanuel Gilbert Kalu. He is of the Igbo tribe and originally from Imo State in Nigeria’s eastern region

He is the fifth and final child in a family of five. He has four siblings, four sisters to be exact.

He studied fashion design at the Zaris Fashion and Style Academy and earned a degree in computer science from Lagos State University.

He also has a National Institute of Information Technology Java and Oracle certification (NIIT).

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Career

Ifeanyi Kalu Biography
Ifeanyi Kalu and Mary Lazarus in the movie; Not Just Enough

Kalu began his career as a model, appearing in television commercials and billboard advertisements. He enrolled in the Royal Arts Academy to study acting in 2011. In 2012, he was cast in the role of Usen in the film Kokomma, which was produced by Uduak Isong Oguamanam and directed by Tom Robson. The film was nominated for three Africa Movie Academy Awards.

His roles in the films Lagos Cougars and Perfect Union earned him a nomination for Most Promising Actor at the City People Awards in 2014, and he was nominated again in 2017.

In 2019, he received another nomination for Best Supporting Actor from the City People Awards, and the same year, he was nominated for and won the Best Supporting Actor award at the United Kingdom-based Zulu African Film Academy Awards (ZAFAA) for his role in the film Kuvana, in which he co-starred with Wale Ojo, Sambasa Nzeribe, and Ivie Okujaiye.

So far, the Igbo Surulere – born actor has acted alongside many Nollywood actors such as; Lota Chukwu, Wole Ojo, Belinda Effah, Kiki Omeili, Linda Ejiofor, Mary Lazarus, Nazo Ekezie, Bayray Mcnwizu, Stella Udeze and many others.

Kalu launched a “ready-to-wear” fashion line called Ifeanyi Kalu in 2019.

Ifeanyi Kalu since he started acting movies, he has been featured in many Nollywood movies. A few of such films include;

YearTitle
2012Kokomma
2013Lagos Cougars
2014Perfect Union
2015The Banker
2016Double Bind
2016The Novelist
2017You, Me, and the Guys
20173 is a Crowd
2018Drowning
2018Almost a Virgin
2018Will You Marry Me
2019Lurikos
2019Tea Room
2019Kuvana
2019Red Obsession

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Awards and Nominations

YearEventPrizeResult
2013Nollywood Movie AwardsBest rising starNominated
2014City People AwardsMost promising actorNominated
2015Zaris Fashion and Style AcademyHall of FameWon
2017Royal Arts AcademyAward of ExcellenceWon
2017City People AwardsMost promising actorNominated
2018HYPP Festival of TalentsRecognition AwardWon
2019City People AwardsBest supporting actorNominated
2019ZAFAA AwardsBest supporting actorWon

Personal Life

Ifeanyi Kalu Biography
Ifeanyi Kalu and Wife

On December 30, 2021, Ifeanyi Kalu married his lovely wife, Nicolette Ndigwe. They married in a traditional wedding ceremony at Nwangele local government area in Imo State.

Nicolette, his wife, is a poet and filmmaker.

Social Media

Instagram: @ifeanyikalu1

Twitter: @ifeanyikalu1

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