Longinus Anuyaehiechukwu Anokwute, known better as Chief Imo, is a Nigerian movie actor, producer, director, showbiz promoter, scriptwriter, and comedian.
In this post, I will share with you Longinus Anuyaehiechukwu Anokwute’s biography, early life, childhood, educational background, early career, marital status, relationship with Sister Maggi, Wife, net worth, and some other interesting things you probably didn’t know about him. Let’s start with his biography and early life.
Chief Imo Biography, Early Life
The Nigerian movie actor, producer, director, showbiz promoter, scriptwriter, and comedian, Longinus Anuyaehiechukwu Anokwute was born on 19th May 1979 in his hometown in Isu Local Government Area.
Born in Umuduru, Ekwe, Isu Local Government Area of Imo State—a state in the South-Eastern part of Nigeria—Chief Imo was raised by his mother and elderly sister.
For his education, Longinus Anuyaehiechukwu Anokwute attended Ekwe Secondary School, Imo State and Army School, Gombe State for his primary and secondary school education respectively.
His mother had six children, among which one is dead. His elderly sister with whom he lived during his secondary school education. What’s more, Imo’s childhood wasn’t your favorite celebrities’ childhood stories—his’ was not all rosy.
Anuyaehiechukwu Anokwute started his career in the Nigerian movie industry popularly known as Nollywood in 2001. Before registering for the Actors Guild of Nigeria, Chief Imo was a member of a drama club.
As it was, this drama club allowed him to showcase his talent in acting in shows, stage performances, and the like. Then, he focused more on comedy as a genre in the entertainment industry.
From featuring as a minor character to featuring as a lead character, Longinus Anuyaehiechukwu Anokwute has grown to become a famous household name in the industry and most Nigerian homes.
Having been in the industry for almost two decades and a half, Chief has grown from being an actor to being a YouTuber, producer, director, showbiz promoter, among other things.
Adding to his bag of achievements, Longinus Anuyaehiechukwu Anokwute is the CEO and founder of Chief Imo Production Ltd—a movie production company that houses most of the movies he produces or directs.
Is He Married to Sister Maggi?
No, kindly. Nigeria’s movie actor, produce,r and director, Chief Imo is not married to Sister Maggi. However, the movie producer and Sister Maggi are colleagues in the industry and so feature mostly as a couple.
Imo is happily married to the love of his life with whom he has three children. Besides, the love-duo has been together even before Imo rose to the limelight.
Net Worth of Chief Imo
Altogether, Longinus Anuyaehiechukwu Anokwute’s net worth is estimated to be between $1 million and $5 million. Of course, this is linked to the fact that he is doing well for himself in the industry.