Zubby Michael Biography; Early Life, Career, Awards

Egwu Zubby Michael Biography.
Egwu Zubby Michael Biography.

Zubby Azubuike Michael Egwu better known as Zubby Michael is a renowned Nigerian movie actor, entrepreneur, and movie producer.

In this post, I will share with you some of the things you probably didn’t know about Zubby. That said, let’s take a look at his early life.

Zubby Michael Early Life

The renowned Nigerian movie actor and producer Zubby Azubuike was born in the ’80s to the family of Mr. and Mrs. Egwu in Anambra State.

Born on 1st February 1985, Zubby is a native of Ozobulu in Ekwusigo Local Government Area of Anambra State; a state in the South-Eastern part of Nigeria.

Although Michael is a native of Anambra State, he grew up in Yola, Adamawa where he completed his elementary and secondary education.

After completing and obtaining his First School Leaving Certificate and West African School Certificate, Zubby Michael got admitted into the prestigious Nnamdi Azikiwe University, Akwa.

At the University, he studied and bagged a Degree in Mass Communication.

Early Career

Zubby Michael started acting at a very young age, he started acting in Yola, Adamawa.

Be that as it may, Zubby’s acting career started professionally when he joined the Nigerian movie industry popularly known as Nollywood.

‘Missing Rib,’ was the movie that brought him to the limelight, a movie which upon release became a blockbuster.


Since he started acting, Zubby Michael has featured in over 150 movies. These among others include;

• Audio Money

• Identical Twins

• Dying of Thirst

• Hunchback Princess

• A Thousand War

• The Return of Dangote

• Flashback

• Seed of Deception

• Seed of Greatness

• Bad Omen

• Burial Battle

• Omo Ghetto: The Saga

• Egg of love

• Enemy of Progress

• Our Father’s Property

• G4 The Money Men

• Shameless Sisters

• Blood Feud

• Son of No Man

• Boy Makes Money

• The Return of Eze Ndi Ala

• Afraid to Fall

• Anayo China

• Youngest Wife

• Made in South

• Wasted Authority

• Mama

• Bastard Money

• War for love

• Mr Arrogant

• Ozoemena Ozubulu

• The Return

• Pains of the Orphan

• Yahoo King

• Family Matters (Akara Ayasago)

• Compound fools

• 1st Hit

• Okada 50

• Sound of Calamity

• Haunted Bride

• Omenka

• Lack of Money

• Yahoo Shrine

• Throne of Terror

• Adaure, My love

• The King of Vulture (Eze K’udene)

• Sword of Justice

• The Promise

Azubuike Zubby Michael Awards

Altogether, Zubby has achieved so much for himself. Many awards, nominations and recognitions has been added to his achievements, these are some of them;

• Male Actor of the Year at the 2019 South South Achievers Awards (SSA) (Nominated)

• Best Celebrity Politician of the Year (2020) by the South-East Beauty Pageant Organisation (Won)

• Most Promising Act (male) at the 2011 Best Of Nollywood Awards (BON) (Nominated)

• Best New Actor of the Year (English) at the 2014 City People Movie Awards (Nominated)

• Actor of the Year (Indigenous Films) at the 2015 Nigerian Entertainment Award (Nominated)

• Nollywood Personality of the Year at The 2018 Nigerian MSMEs & Achievers Awards (Won)

• Movie icon of the year at the 2018 South East Entertainment Award (Won)

• Best Lead Actor of the Year (English) at the 2019 Nigeria Achievers Awards (Nominated)

• Best Supporting Actor of the Year (English) at the 2015 City People Movie Awards (Nominated)

• Best Actor Of The Year (English) at the 2018 City People Movie Awards (Nominated)

• Best Actor of the Year (Igbo) at the 2019 City People Movie Awards (Nominated)

• Best Igbo Film of the Year (Eze ndi Ala) at the 2019 City People Movie Awards (Nominated)

• Best Actor of the Year (English) at the 2019 City People Movie Awards (Nominated)

Over to you. What else do you want to know about Zubby Michael? Tell me about it with a comment box…



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