Emeka Ike is a renowned Nigerian Nollywood actor, television personality, entertainer, director, and an entrepreneur.
Emeka is a very talented and handsome Nigerian actor. Over the years, he has been able to get to the top from the scratch. His story is nothing short of inspiration. Interesting stuff, right? I will tell you more.
In this article, I will share with you all you need to know about Emeka Ike. Like, his biography; early life, career, movies. Also, I will tell you his current marital status; whether or not he is married, divorced or still a “single pringle.”
Emeka Ike was born to the family of Elder and Mrs. Nicholas Ike in the late 60’s. Precisely, he was born on March 22nd, 1967 in Lagos, state, Nigeria.
Originally, Emeka is a native of Ehime Mbano Local Government Area of Imo State. Imo State is a state in the south eastern part of Nigeria.
Born into a religious family, Emeka was a bit restricted. His father was a pastor before his departure to the land beyond. So, presumably, Emeka was meticulous in his dealings while growing up.
Being a ‘Lagos boy’ Emeka attended both his elementary and secondary education in Lagos state.
Later, he got admitted into the prestigious Yaba College of Technology. Therein, he studied and bagged a Diploma in Mechanical Engineering.
Being a goal oriented student – who obviously loves education – Emeka owned a business which he used to support his family in seeing himself through school.
Building a name and making oneself a brand has never been easy. Emeka Ike’s journey into building and developing himself and brand is no exception.
Emeka had attended many movies auditions and was turned down. It was never easy. Perhaps, you are wondering if his case is exclusive. No, it is not.
On graduation, Emeka decided to pursue a career in acting. He played minor roles before he eventually played a major role in 1987. He rose to prominence after playing his role perfectly.
“Deadly Affair,” #themovie brought him into the limelight. He played ‘Ikechukwu’ in the debut movie in 1987.
Emeka Ike Movies
Since he rose to fame, Emeka has featured in over 150 movies. These are some of his movies, among others;
° Wind of Love
° Not Man Enough
° Stigma Secret
° My Last Wedding
° 100 Days in the Jungle
° After My Heart
° Heavy Battle
° Love Affair
° ‘The Snake Girl
° Test My Heart
° A Can of Worms
Due to his expertise in explaining movie roles without hesitation. Emeka Ike has won different hearts, recognitions, nominations and awards all to himself. Among others includes;
° Living legend award at the Nollywood Europe Golden Award
° Best Actor in a Leading Role at the Africa Movie Academy Awards (2004)
° Most Prominent Actor in Nigeria at the Africa Magic Viewers Choice Awards
° Winner Celebrity Gulder Ultimate Search (2010)
° Chieftaincy title from the North,The Turakin Kudendan of Kaduna State.
° Achievement Awards at the National Heritage Awards (2016)
° ZAFA Builder Charge Award, UK (2006)
° President of the Actors Guild of Nigeria (2016)
° Best Actor of the Year at the City People Entertainment Awards
° Niger Delta Actor of the Year (2009)
° City People Best Actor Award (2008)
Is Emeka Divorced?
Emeka is married and has four children with his beautiful wife, Suzanne Emma. Chinonso Kelly Efe Ike, Oluwakemi Adanna Ike, Michael Orezimena, and Dike Jayson Ike.
However, the marriage was cut off in 2017 after a Lagos Island Customary Court finally nullified the union due to a petition filed by Suzanne. This happened on March 17th, 2017.