Alex Usifo is a renowned Nigerian movie actor, television personality, entrepreneur, entertainer, and philanthropist.
In this post, I will share with you his biography, early life, career, and some other things you probably didn’t know about him. To start, let’s take a look at his early life.
Alex Usifo Early
The renowned Nigerian movie actor and entrepreneur Alex Usifo was born in the ’50s to the family of Mr. Barnabas and Mrs. Patricia Anobi Usifo in Lagos.
Born on April 16th 1953, Alex’ s dad worked with Central Bank at the time. Usifo had his elementary and secondary education at Ibadan and St. Bosco’s Grammar School, Ubiaja, Edo State respectively.
After his secondary education, Alex started hawking fried fish and fruits to complement his parents’ meager earnings.
Later, he became independent, working with NTA Benin after five years. Then, he applied and gained admission in St. Peter and Paul Major Seminary, Bodiji, Ibadan in 1978.
Not long after, he left the seminary school to get a Diploma Degree in Mass Communication from the University of Lagos amid financial difficulties.
Usifo joined the Nigerian movie industry popularly known as Nollywood in 1984. ‘The Return of the Native’ by Jimmy Atteh was the first movie he featured in.
Is Alex Usifo Married?
Yes, kindly, Alex Usifo has been married since 1993. He is married with four children Sarah, Isaac, David, and Osedebame and has been together with his wife Princess since.
Since he started acting, Alex has won many hearts, recognitions, and awards. These are some of his awards;
° Best Actor (African Collaboration) at the Ghana Movie Awards
° Best Actor at the Legends of Nollywood Awards
° Lifetime Achievement Award at the Nollywood Christian Fellowship Awards
° Award for Excellence in Artistic Creativity, Rotract Club of Sagamu Inspirational Award
° Nollywood Icons Award at the Nigerian Film Corporation
° Excellent Achievement in the Movie Industry at the Niger Delta Awards
° Outstanding Achievement in Nollywood at the Bells University Awards
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