Popular Nollywood actor, Jim Iyke whose full name is James Ikechukwu Esomugha has clocked 43 today 25th, September.
The talented actor was born on September 25, 1976, in Libreville, Gabon. His parents are Mr and Mrs Stephen Okolue from Anambra state. He is the only boy in a family of eight children. Jim Iyke also lived his early life in Gabon before moving to Nigeria. He is an actor, businessman, and philanthropist.
Jim Iyke studied at the University of Jos, Plateau state, where he got a diploma in Banking and Finance and then a B.Sc in Philosophy.
Jim Iyke began acting in 2001. He’s one of the highest-paid actors in Nollywood and has appeared in over 150 films.
He started a movie production company, Untamed Productions in 2007. Jim Iyke has also floated his own music label, Untamed Records. He produced a first album, titled ‘Who Am I?’ featuring some of Nigeria’s top musicians such as 2face Idibia and Sound Sultan.
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