Kalu Ikeagwu Biography; Early Life, Career, Movies, Awards

Kalu Ikeagwu Biography.
Kalu Ikeagwu Biography.

Kalu Ikeagwu is a renowned British-Nigerian movie actor, television personality, entrepreneur, scriptwriter, and movie director.

Kalu Ikeagwu Early Life

The renowned Nigerian-British movie actor, and director Kalu Ikeagwu was born in the early ’70s to the family of Mr. and Mrs. Ikeagwu in England, United Kingdom.

Born on 18th May 1972, Kalu’s parents out of fear he might abandon his Igbo heritage and origin relocated him to Nigeria. He returned to Nigeria at the age of nine.

As at the time of his return, Kalu had completed his elementary education while in England. He had his secondary education in Enugu State, Nigeria.

Later, he gained admission into the prestigious University of Nigeria Nsukka (UNN). At UNN, he studied and bagged a Bachelor’s Degree in English.

Is Kalu Ikeagwu Married?

Yes, kindly, Kalu got married to his beautiful wife Ijeoma Eze now Mrs. Ijeoma Ikeagwu in 2016.

The couple are living happily ever after and had a son together Lotanna Gabriel Ikeagwu.

Early Career

Kalu Ikeagwu joined the Nigerian movie industry popularly known as Nollywood in 2005.

In 2005, he appeared on Domino TV series; an entertainment TV series that was aired on TV and film cinemas in the early 2000’s.

Notably, Kalu rose to prominence in 2014. This was after the release of the now Nollywood blockbuster movie “For Real,” a movie that brought him to fame.


Since he first featured in his first movie role, Kalu Ikeagwu has featured in over 100 movies and TV series. These among others include;

• The Distance Between

• Between Two Worlds

• Games Men Play

• Crisis In Paradise

• The Wrong Woman

• Love my way

• 30 Days

• For Real

• Fragile Pain

• Insecurity

• My Precious Son

• Freedom Bank

• Pretty Angels

• Darkest Night

• Count On Me

• Broken

• Damage

• War Without End

• Beneath Her Veil

• Lionheart

• The Lost Maiden

• Ocean Deep

• Two Brides and a Baby

• Accident

• Doctors’ Quarters

• Domino

• Super Story

• 168

• The Waiting Years

• Heaven’s Hell

• My rich boyfriend

• Blue Flames

• O-Town (film)

• Three Thieves


• Tinsel

• Circle Of Three

Awards And Nominations

• Best Supporting Actor at the 2013 Africa Magic Viewers Choice Awards (nominated)

• Best Actor at the 2013 Golden Icons Academy Movie Awards (nominated)

• Best Supporting Actor at the 2011 Best of Nollywood Awards (nominated)

• Best Actor (African Collaboration) at the 2012 Ghana Movie Awards (nominated)

• Best Upcoming Actor at the 2nd Africa Movie Academy Awards (nominated)

• Best Actor at the 2014 Golden Icons Academy Movie Awards (nominated)

• Best Supporting actor at the 2014 Best of Nollywood Awards (nominated)

Kalu Ikeagwu Net Worth

Altogether, Kalu Ikeagwu’s net worth is estimated at $1 million. Of course, this is linked to the fact that he is among the most popular and influential actors in Nigeria.

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