Ikechukwu Onunaku, known professionally as Ikechukwu and Killz, is a popular Nigerian singer, rapper, and actor. He was part of the cast in “The Wedding Party” and its sequel, “The Wedding Party 2: Destination Dubai.” Onunaku was born in Manassas, Virginia, to Nigerian parents but was raised in Lagos, Nigeria.
|Full Name:||Ikechukwu Onunaku|
|Date of Birth:||October 20, 1981|
|Place of Birth:||Manassas, Virginia|
|State of Origin:||Lagos State|
Early Life and Education
Ikechukwu Onunaku was born on October 20, 1981, in Manassas, Virginia, to Nigerian parents.
However, he spent his formative years in Lagos, situated in the southwestern region of Nigeria. After finishing his secondary school education at King’s College, Lagos, he later relocated to the United States.
Ikechukwu’s hit single “My Name is Ikechukwu” from the album “Son of the Soil” achieved chart-topping success, holding the No.1 spot in the East, Lagos, and Abuja for 21, 6, and 5 weeks, respectively.
His third album, “The Alliance Reconstructed,” featured other notable tracks such as “Critical” and “Now Is the Time.” Additional singles in his repertoire include “Bu Lie Oto,” “B.A.D.A,” “Carry Me,” and “Balabala.”
He made his debut in the world of cinema with a short feature produced and directed by Walter Taylaur titled “The Wages,” which garnered critical acclaim.
The short film was selected for screening at AFRIFF 2014 and won the Best Short Feature award at the AMVCA’s in 2015.
Following this success, Ikechukwu secured a significant role in the blockbuster film “The Wedding Party” in 2016, and he reprised his role in the sequel, “The Wedding Party 2,” in 2017.
In 2019, Ikechukwu released a new single titled “Nnukwu Azu.”
In September 2019, Ikechukwu shared a post on his Instagram page, alleging an incident in which he was forcibly removed from an Uber taxi, taken into a police van, and subjected to physical assault by Nigerian Police Force operatives.
He stated that he was coerced into emptying his bank accounts at an ATM during the ordeal.
Ikechukwu Onunaku (Killz) Net Worth
Ikechukwu Onunaku (Killz) is a popular Nigerian singer, rapper, and actor who has an estimated net worth of $200,000.
Ikechukwu is happily married to Ella and they have a child together. They tied the knot in May 2021.