Azubuike Michael Egwu, born February 1, 1985, better known as Zubby Michael, is a popular Nigerian actor and movie producer who was born in Ozubulu, Anambra State, Nigeria. He is popularly known for his roles in Nollywood action movies. Zubby Michael rose to fame in 2007 after starring in the movie “The Three Widows.”
|Azubuike Michael Egwu
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|February 1, 1985
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|$1 million USD
Early Life and Education
Zubby Michael grew up in Ozubulu, where he attended the Comprehensive Secondary School. After completing his secondary education, he proceeded to the Nnamdi Azikiwe University, Awka, Anambra State, where he obtained a degree in Mass Communication.
Zubby Michael began his acting career in 2006 when he featured in the movie “Missing Rib,” directed by Tchidi Chikere. He rose to fame in 2007 after starring in the movie “The Three Widows,” which was also directed by Tchidi Chikere.
Since then, Zubby Michael has featured in several Nollywood movies, including “Royal Storm,” “Warrior,” “The Generals,” and “The Return of Ezendiala.”
He has also produced and directed some of his movies, including “The Irony of Life,” “Lord of Money,” and “Royal Dignity.”
In addition to his acting career, Zubby Michael is also a businessman and owns a record label called Zubby Michael Records.
Zubby Michael has won several awards for his contributions to the Nigerian movie industry, including the City People Movie Award for Best Supporting Actor in 2014, the Nigeria Entertainment Award for Best Actor in 2017, and the Africa Movie Academy Award for Best Actor in a Supporting Role in 2020.
Zubby Michael has established himself as one of the most sought-after actors in the Nigerian movie industry, especially in the action genre. He has acted alongside other Nollywood stars such as Pete Edochie, Nkem Owoh, Jim Iyke, and many others.
Apart from acting and movie production, Zubby Michael has also ventured into music. In 2020, he released a single titled “Egwu Eji” featuring musician, Davido.
Zubby Michael has also been involved in various humanitarian activities. In 2019, he donated cash and relief materials to the victims of the Onitsha Market Fire Disaster in Anambra State.
He has also used his social media platforms to advocate for good governance and social justice in Nigeria.
Zubby Michael is known for his outspokenness and confidence. He once revealed in an interview that he is not afraid of anyone in the Nigerian movie industry, as he believes in his abilities and hard work. His unique acting skills and charisma have endeared him to many fans both in Nigeria and beyond.
Zubby Michael Net Worth
Zubby Michael’s net worth is estimated to be around $500,000 to $1 million USD. However, it is important to note that net worth can fluctuate based on various factors such as investments, endorsements, and business ventures.
Zubby Michael was appointed to a political position on November 25, 2019, serving as Willie Obiano’s special media adviser.
He received a certificate of appreciation for his support of the Anambra State City Radio 89.7 FM project for youth empowerment.
He is not yet married and no information regarding his personal life has been made known on the media. There are rumors about who he is dating but he has kept his personal life secret.