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Kalu Ikeagwu Biography: Career, Marriage, Movies, Awards, and Net Worth

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

Early Life

Kalu Ikeagwu, a well-known Nigerian-British film actor and director, was born in England, United Kingdom, in the early 1970s to Mr. and Mrs. Ikeagwu.

Kalu was born on May 18, 1972, and his parents relocated him to Nigeria out of fear that he would abandon his Igbo heritage and origin. He returned to Nigeria when he was nine years old.

Kalu had finished his elementary education in England by the time he returned. He attended secondary school in Enugu State, Nigeria.

He was later admitted to the prestigious University of Nigeria Nsukka (UNN). He studied English at UNN and graduated with honors.

Is Kalu Ikeagwu Married?

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

The couple had children together before their marriage crashed.


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)

Net Worth

Kalu Ikeagwu’s net worth is estimated at $1 million.


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