Onny Michael Biography; Early Life, Career, Movies, Is He Married?

Onuchukwu Michael Okpokwu better known as Onny Michael is a renowned Nigerian Nollywood actor, television personality, scriptwriter, model and a filmmaker.

In this article, I will share with you some open secrets and hidden truths about your favorite Nollywood actor, Onny.

I will share with you, his biography; early life, career, movies. And, in fact, his marital status.

I know you wouldn’t want to be left out on this. And oh, you are not prying.

Apparently, wanting to know more about your favorite is not bad. Mainly, it shows you love your favorite as much as you want to know more about them.

I have exonerated you, right? I know your conscience is calm now. So, be calm still and read through Naijabiography.com.

Onny Michael Biography.
Onny Michael Biography.

Onny Michael Early Life 

Onny Michael was born to the family of Mr. and Mrs. Onuchukwu in the late 70’s. Precisely, Onny was born on 26th April, 1978 in Enugu state, Nigeria.

Originally, Onny is a native of Enugu state. Enugu state is a state in the South eastern part of Nigeria.

Onny, who should be 43 years by April 2021 was born into a family of six children. Onny is very handsome, skilled, talented, and goal oriented.

Onny Michael had both his primary and secondary education in Enugu state. Therein, he obtained his First School Leaving Certificate and West African Senior School Certificate.

On completion, Onny got admitted into the Prestigious University of Nigeria, Nsukka, Enugu state. Therein, he studied and bagged a degree in Fine and Applied Arts.


After studying and bagging a degree in Fine and Applied Arts. Onny Michael decided to go into acting. He started his career in the Nollywood movie industry in the 90’s.

In the late 90’s, Onny rose to prominence after he featured in many Nollywood blockbuster movies. This, of course, didn’t happen within a twinkle.

Onny’s journey to building his brand. Making a name for himself is the same as raising from grass to grace.

Plainly, Onny was able to achieve this through hard work and dedication. How he explains movie roles is top notch.


Since he started acting, Onny Michael has acted in over 150 Nollywood movies.

These are some of his movies;

° Two Hearts

° Lies Are Sweeter in Love,

° All For Love

° Prayer is the Master Key

° How to Dance Achikolo

° The Sisterhood of the Blackbra

° Nurse Obollo Afor

° Tripe

° You Are My Heart Don’t Live Me


Since he started acting, Onny Michael has won many hearts; recognitions, nominations and awards all to himself. This, of course, could be linked to his expertise in explaining movie roles.

° Best Actor in a Leading at the Africa Movie Academy Awards

° Most Promising Actor in Nigeria at the Africa Magic Viewers Choice Award

° Most Promising Act to Watch at the Best of Nollywood Awards

° Best Actor in a Supporting Role at the Africa Movie Academy Awards

° Best New Indigenous Actor at the City People Entertainment Awards (Igbo)

Onny Michael and family.
Onny Michael and family.

Is Onny Michael Married? 

Yes, please. Onny is married. He has a beautiful daughter with his wife.

Onny Michael Net Worth 

Onny net worth is estimated at $500,000. He is among the most popular and influential actors in Nigeria movie industry.

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  1. I loved this actor
    I just started looking At Nollywood movies and can’t seem to watch anything else. Onny is one in a million with his kind manner. Keep doing an excellent job.

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