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Alex Ekubo is a Nigerian actor, model, and television personality who is known for his roles in Nollywood blockbuster movies. Born on April 10, 1986, in Port Harcourt, Nigeria, Alex has become a household name in African cinema.
|Birthdate:||April 10, 1986|
|Occupation:||Actor, Model, and Television Personality|
|Film Debut:||Sinners in the House (2005)|
Alex started his acting career in 2005 with the movie “Sinners in the House”. Since then, he has acted in numerous films such as “In the Cupboard”, “Weekend Getaway”, “Lagos Cougars”, “Chopsticks”, and “The Bling Lagosians”. His performances have been appreciated by audiences and critics alike.
Alex has also made appearances in popular television series in Nigeria such as “Lekki Wives”, “Secrets & Scandals”, “Happy Family”, and “Tinsel”.
Aside from acting, Alex is also known for his modeling career. He has walked the runway for several popular designers and has also appeared in numerous commercials and print advertisements.
To showcase his talent, Alex has launched his YouTube channel where he shares behind-the-scenes moments, daily routines, and short comedy skits. Some of his popular videos include “Surviving in Lagos”, “Alex Ekubo’s Guide to Nigeria”, and “Alex Ekubo in Dubai”.
In addition to his career, Alex is also involved in social activism. He is an ambassador for the iRead Network, which promotes reading, and has also been involved in HIV/AIDS awareness programs across Nigeria.
Alex was born and raised in Port Harcourt, Nigeria. He attended the Federal Government College, Daura, and gained a diploma in Mass Communication from Calabar Polytechnic.
Despite his fame, Alex has kept his personal life private. He has not been linked to any romantic relationship and is currently single.
Alex is said to own a luxurious house in Lagos and a few cars, including a Mercedes Benz GLE 450 4MATIC SUV.
Alex Ekubo is one of the highest-paid actors in Nollywood. As of 2023, his net worth is estimated to be around $1 million in US dollars. In naira, his net worth is around ₦500 million, in Canadian dollars, it is approximately CAD 1.2 million, in Ghana cedi, his net worth is around GHS 5.8 million, in Kenya shilling, it is around KES 109 million, in South Africa rand, it is around ZAR 14.5 million, in Uganda shilling, it is around UGX 3.6 billion, and his net worth in India rupee is around INR 73.6 crore.
Awards and Nominations
Alex Ekubo’s outstanding performances have been recognized by several award organizations. Some of his notable awards and nominations include:
– 2012 Best Supporting Actor at the Best of Nollywood Awards (Won)
– 2014 Best Supporting Actor at the Nollywood Movie Awards (Won)
– 2015 Best Actor in a Supporting Role at the Africa Magic Viewers Choice Awards (Nominated)
– 2016 Best Actor in a Comedy at the Africa Magic Viewers Choice Awards (Nominated)
– 2017 Best Actor in a Leading Role at the Africa Magic Viewers Choice Awards (Nominated)