Talented and handsome guys are easy to spot as their presence is noticed wherever they go. Nollywood has a lot of them with creativity as their trademark and they've been gracing our screens back to back in different categories of movies.
Alex Ekubo is one dude who fits this description. His charming personality, performances on-screen, and good looks are captivating enough to earn him a spot on Naijauto's celebrity section. Stay put as we take a dive into Alex Ekubo biography, net worth, cars, and houses.
1. Alex Ekubo biography
1.1 Who is Alex Ekubo?
Alex Ekubo Okwaraeke is one of Nigerian's finest actors. He’s also a model and media personality who is enjoying an amazing career in the movie industry.
While growing up, Alex and his family moved across different cities owing to the nature of his father's job. Alex Ekubo had his primary and secondary education at Katsina State.
For his secondary education studies, he attended Federal Government College Daura in Katsina State. He had his tertiary education at the University of Calabar where he studied law. Alex later obtained a diploma in law at Caliber Polytechnic. He went back to the University of Calabar in 2015 to bag a degree in Theatre Arts.
Alex Ekubo had supportive parents who encouraged him on his choice of career. During his teen years, the talented actor was a member of the drama club in his school and church where he showed his passion for acting.
Fast forward to his university time, Alex, together with his friends planned and executed entertainment events. With his delivery and success in show business, Alex started considering taking it up as a career.
In 2005, Alex Ekubo made his debut into Nollywood by appearing in a movie titled "Sinners in the House". The movie was produced by Lancelot Oduwa Imasuen, who was said to be their family friend. The movie opened him up to the world of acting. Alex got the opportunity to feature in a soap opera "Secrets and Scandals “and several advertisement campaigns. His major role came several years later in a movie titled "Ladies Men" which gain him further recognition.
Alex was the first runner-up in 2010 Mr Nigeria!
The actor who was also into modeling contested in the 2010 Mr. Nigeria contest and was the first runner-up.
Throughout his career in the movie industry, Alex has won several awards. We have made a list of his most remarkeable achievements right below:
- Most Promising Actor at 2012 Best of Nollywood Awards (movie title: In The Cupboard)
- Best Supporting Actor at 2013 Best of Nollywood Awards (movie title: Weekend Getaway)
- Favorite Male Emerging Screen Talent(African) (movie title: Himself)
1.1 Alex Kobo movies
The movie star has appeared in various Nollywood movies, including:
- Aina - 2011
- True Citizen - 2012
- In The Cupboard - 2012
- Dream Walker - 2013
- Lagos Cougars - 2013
- Keeping My Man - 2013
- Champagne - 2014
- Gold Diggin - 2014
- Single, Married and Complicated - 2014
- Undercover Lover - 2015
- The First Lady - 2015
- Entreat - 2016
- Death Toll - 2016
- Diary Of A Lagos Girl - 2015
- The Other Side of The Coin - 2016
- 3 is a Crowd - 2017
- Bling Lagosians - 2019
- Your Excellency - 2019
His looks can calm nerves. Don't you think so?
1.2 Alex Ekubo's age
Alex Ekubo was born on 10 April 1986 in Port Harcourt, River State. He’s 34 years old.
1.2 Alex Ekubo's family
Ekubo is from Ujari in Arochukwu, Abia State in the Eastern part of the country. He came from a family of four siblings, two sisters and a brother, being the second child.
Alex Ekubo parents are Mazi Alex Ekubo-Okwaraeke and Jane Ekubo. His father was an oil marketer while the mother was a fashion designer and businesswoman.
A rare photo of Alex Ekubo and his family!
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1.3 Alex Ekubo girlfriend
Many fans, especially ladies are curious about Ekubo's relationship status. They’ve been asking the questions: Who is Alex Ekubo's girlfriend? Is Alex Ekubo married? We'll answer your questions, ok!
As of 2020, Alex Ekubo doesn't have a girlfriend. He’s single and not yet married. And as for whom he has dated in the past, it's hard to keep track of his relationship as he keeps his love life out of social media.
However, in 2016 gossip outlets have linked him to Fancy Acholonu, a US-based model. The duo reportedly went for a vacation in Hawaii in 2019 and their media space was flooded with the photos of their trip.
Alex and Fancy Acholonu were captured together in an event!
2. Alex Ekubo net worth
Ekubo's net worth is estimated to be $1 million. Besides his acting career, he has signed several endorsement and advert campaign deals which have been added to his sources of income.
In April 2019, he joined the skincare brand, LAVYANNA as an ambassador. With this net worth, check if Alex made the list of top ten richest actors in Nigeria 2020.
3. Alex Ekubo cars, houses, and private jet
The handsome actor is one of the #Choplifegang crew, so he appreciates the good things of life.
3.1 Alex Ekubo cars
Here are the cars Alex is currently driving
- 2012 Chevrolet Camaro Sports
This convertible was acquired by the actor in 2015 with a customized number plate that reads ACTOR.
He did a wrap job on the car in 2019, courtesy of Khaz Customs. It may interest you to know that Alex Ekubo's friends, Yomi Casual and Ik Ogbonna also drive a Chevrolet Camaro sports car and have flaunted it on social media, in a picture taken together with their sports cars.
Alex did a wrap job on his Chevrolet Camaro in 2019!
- 2014 Toyota Camry XLE
Alex got the car in 2016, a year after buying his sports car. The Toyota Camry is a luxurious mid-size car that's powered by a V6 engine and puts out 268hp, with a torque of 248 lb-ft. The ride gives a feeling of safety when driving it.
The Toyota Camry is among the most sought after car in Nigeria!
Ekubo hasn't said anything about his house, so our fingers are crossed on that.
4. Alex Ekubo latest news
Nothing much has been happening with Alex Ekubo since the nationwide lockdown was imposed following the pandemic. However, it didn't stop the actor from celebrating his birthday on 10 April 2020. He turned 34 this year and took to Instagram to share some lovely photos while penning down a lengthy birthday note expressing his gratitude to God for another year.
With the lockdown lifted up, we are expecting to know his latest project.
Handsome Alex turned 34 in 2020!
4.1 Alex Ekubo Instagram
Follow Alex on Instagram with this link- https://instagram.com/alexxekubo?igshid=1ch8p340jbun
Alex Ekubo biography, net worth, cars, and houses have provided our esteemed readers the information about one of Nollywood's handsome bachelor. We can't wait to know who he will be settling down with.