Mr Ibu Biography, Real Name, Age, Early Life, Education, Career, Wife, Movies, Awards And Net Worth

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Mr Ibu Biography, Real Name, Age, Early Life, Education, Career, Wife, Movies, Awards And Net Worth

Mr Ibu Biography, Real Name, Age, Early Life, Education, Career, Wife, Movies, Awards And Net Worth
Mr Ibu Biography, Real Name, Age, Early Life, Education, Career, Wife, Movies, Awards And Net Worth

Mr. Ibu real name John Ikechukwu Okafor is a Nigerian actor and comedian Born on October 17, 1961. One of the most gifted comedians in Nigeria is John Okafor. Stupidity, comedy, mental incapacity, and a clear disconnection from his way of life are frequently characteristics of his comedic style.

 

John Okafor Biography

Nigerian film legend John Ikechukwu Okafor was born on October 17, 1961, and is well-known all over the world.

Mr. Ibu is a well-known Nigerian actor, businessperson, and comedian in all his guises. He has also published a few songs as a musician.

One of Nigeria’s most gifted and well-paid comic actors is Mr. Ibu Okafor. His comedic performances frequently exhibit a sharp disconnection from reality, hilarious silliness, and stupidity.

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John Okafor Early Life and Education

Nigerian actor and comedian John Ikechukwu Okafor, better known by his stage name Mr. Ibu, was born on October 17, 1961. One of Nigeria’s most talented comedians is John Okafor, who hails from the country. His comedic acting style is frequently defined by idiocy, comedy, ineptitude, and a clear break from his way of life.

He is from the Nkanu West L.G.A. of Enugu. John Okafor traveled to Sapele, Delta State, to live with his brother after completing primary school after his father passed away. He did odd jobs in Sapele to support his family, pay for his own education, and make ends meet. He later started out as a hairstylist, dabbled in photography, and worked for a firm that made crates. After completing high school, he was accepted into Yola’s College of Education, but he later dropped out owing to financial issues. Later, as soon as he could afford it, he enrolled in the Institute of Management and Technology (IMT).

 

John Okafor Age

The age of John Okafor is 61.

 

John Okafor Career

When Mr. Ibu joined the Nigerian film industry in 1978, he began his acting career (Nollywood)

Because performers were paid cheaply back then, he made N5,000 for his first film, Rolling Stone.

Then, as a young actor, he was assigned undesirable parts in movies and films by directors and producers.

A few years later, Mr. Ibu began landing major roles in a number of dramas, comedies, and TV shows.

Mr. Ibu appeared in the 2004 hit film “Mr. Ibu,” which helped launch his professional career.

He received the “Best Comic Actor” award from the Africa Movie Academy for the role he played in the film “Mr. Ibu” with Osita Iheme (PawPaw).

 

John Okafor (Mr Ibu) Wife

Mr. Ibu wed his present wife Stella Maris Okafor in 2015 after divorcing his previous spouse.

Three children are born into the union. He did, however, have grown children from a previous marriage.

 

John Okafor movies

These are the films in which the actor has appeared:

Yahoozee Prophets, 2009

Most Wanted Kidnappers, 2010

Open & Close, 2011

Honeymoon Guys, 2015

Agony, 1998

Vuga, 2000

Police Recruit, 2003

Nicodemus, 2003

Ngozi: Abeg Marry Us, 2003

Naomi, 2003

Informant, 2003

Fresh Pain, 2003

Civil War, 2003

Bullet, 2003

Unbreakable, 2004

Mr Ibu in London, 2004

Mr Ibu, 2004

James & John, 2004

Dollars from Germany, 2004

The Councillor, 2005

Joshua, 2005

Common Sense, 2005

Circles of Live, 2005

9 Wives, 2005

The Return of Mama-G, 2006

The Journalist, 2006

Sweet Mama, 2006

Store Keeper, 2006

Recharge Card, 2006

Over Heat, 2006

Men on the Run, 2006

Four Forty, 2006

Final Surrender, 2006

Dear Mama, 2006

Chelsea/Liverpool, 2006

Captain, 2006

Brainwash, 2006

Fool at 40, 2006

Toronto Connection, 2007

Keziah, 2007

How Far, 2007

Bafana Bafana, 2007

Basket Mouth, 2007

Desperate Search, 2007

The Tusk of Life, 2008

Mental Case, 2008

 

John Okafor Awards and Recognition

In the course of his career, John Okafor has won a number of honors, including.

  • The governor of Enugu State recognized him as the best comedian.
  • Additionally, the Africa Magic Viewers’ Choice Awards recognized him as the finest comic.
  • He received the 2014 Peace Ambassadors of Nigeria award for Best Movie Actor.
  • 2016 saw him receive the Magic Lens Africa Film Academy’s Award of Excellence.

 

John Okafor Social Media

@realmribu on Instagram

 

John Okafor Net Worth

The actor has a net worth of $4.2 million, per a prior report.