Lancelot Oduwa Imasuen, born June 20, 1971, is a Nigerian film producer and director best known for his films, such as Yahoo Billionaire, The Last Burial, and other top Nollywood films. Lancelot was born in Benin City, Edo State.
|Full Name:||Lancelot Oduwa Imasuen|
|Date of Birth:||June 20, 1971|
|Place of Birth:||Benin City, Edo State|
|State of Origin:||Edo State|
|Net Worth:||$2 million|
|Wife/Spouse:||Aimua Lancelot Imasuen|
Early Life and Education
Lancelot Oduwa Imasuen was born and raised in the former Bendel State of Benin. He attended the Eghosa Grammar school there.
He gained fame at the school for his playing performances when he was 9 years old. He was a member of the Beninese theater company known as Earth Pot Culture.
When he was in second grade, he joined this troupe. He quit the group in 1992 and went to Port Harcourt to get a professional certificate in theater arts.
Since 1995, Lancelot Oduwa Imasuen has primarily worked as a producer and director of films.
In his films, he explores hitherto unrecognized facets of the African experience, such as tribalism, witchcraft, criminality, poverty, and folk beliefs.
Nogbaisi Ovonramwen, an epic film by Imasuen, will begin filming in 2013. The final Oba of Benin will be the subject.
Lancelot Oduwa Imasuen was followed while he was filming his 157th movie, Bent Arrows, in 2008 by the Canadian documentary Nollywood Babylon, which was co-directed by Ben Addelman and Samir Mallal and produced by AM Pictures, the National Film Board of Canada, and the Documentary Channel.
In January 2009, the documentary screened as part of the Sundance Film Festival’s Official Competition. 2010 saw the introduction of Bent Arrows on the Nigerian domestic market.
- The Soul That Sinneth (1999)
- The Last Burial (2000)
- Private Sin (2003)
- Enslaved (2004)
- Moment of Truth (2005)
- Games Men Play (2006)
- Yahoo Millionaire (2007)
- Sister’s Love (2008)
- Entanglement (2009)
- Home in Exile (2010)
- Bent Arrows (2010)
- Adesuwa (2012)
- Invasion 1897 (2014)
- ABCs_of_Death_2 (Segment L is for Legacy) (2014)
- “ATM (Authentic Tentative Marriage)” (2016)
- Enakhe (2020)
Lancelot Oduwa Imasuen Net Worth
Lancelot Oduwa Imasuen is a veteran Nigerian filmmaker with an estimated net worth $2 million.
Lancelot Oduwa Imasuen is married to Aimua Lancelot Imasuen. They got married in 2007, with the union blessed with four daughters.
He is presently residing in Lagos with his family.
- Instagram: @lancelotimasuen