John Ikechukwu Okafor, born October 17, 1961, popularly known as “Mr. Ibu,” is a veteran Nigerian actor and comedian. He is one of the most influential and well-paid Nollywood actors. Mr. Ibu hails from Nkanu West L.G., Enugu State.
|Full Name:||John Ikechukwu Okafor|
|Date of Birth:||October 17, 1961|
|Place of Birth:||Nkanu West, Enugu|
|State of Origin:||Enugu State|
|Occupation:||Actor and Comedian|
|Net Worth:||$4.5 million|
|Wife/Spouse:||Stella Maris Okafor|
Early Life and Education
Mr. Ibu is from Nkanu West local government area in Enugu State. After finishing primary school in 1974, he relocated to Sapele to live with his brother following the death of his father.
He worked odd jobs in Sapele to pay for his education and provide for his family. He then started a photography business, worked as a hairstylist, and was employed by a firm that made crates.
Mr Ibu got accepted into the Yola College of Education after secondary school but dropped out owing to financial issues.
As soon as he could afford it, he later enrolled in the Institute of Management and Technology (IMT), Enugu.
One of Nigeria’s most gifted and well-paid comic actors, Mr Ibu has made comedy performances frequently characterized by funny and utmost sense of humor.
Mr. Ibu has appeared in more than 200 NollyWood films since he came into the spotlight, and frequently acted alongside Chinedu Ikedieze, Osita Iheme, Victor Osuagwu, Charles Awurum and other funny actors.
- Mr. Ibu.
- Mr. Ibu and His Son.
- Coffin Producers.
- Husband Suppliers.
- International Players.
- Mr. Ibu in London.
- Police Recruit.
- 9 Wives.
- Ibu in Prison.
Mr. Ibu Net Worth
.Mr. Ibu’s net worth is an estimated $4.5 million. The actor is one of the richest Nollywood actors with great achievements.
John Okafor (Mr. Ibu) is happily married to his wife Stella Maris Okafor and they have children together. The wedding ceremony took place in 2015.
Mr Ibu has thirteen children with different women. He was previously married but the marriage wasn’t a successful one so they went separate ways.
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