Born 1 February 1985 (age 39 years), Azubuike Michael Egwu, professionally known as Zubby Michael, is a Nigerian actor, movie producer, and entrepreneur.

He is known for his roles in Professional Lady, Three Windows, and Royal Storm and is particularly recognized in the action and thriller genres.

He’s garnered many fans for playing bad guys, criminals, villains, or hitmen in the majority of the films he’s starred in.

His first debut was in the Nollywood movie Missing Rib. He also played the lead role in the movie The Three Widows.

Profile

Full Name: Zubby Azubuike Michael Egwu
Stage Name: Zubby Michael
Born: 1 February 1985 (age 39 years old)
Place of Birth: Yola, Adamawa
State Of Origin: Anambra State
Nationality: Nigerian
Parents: Mr. and Mrs. Egwu.
Children: Nil
Height: N/A
Siblings: Chris Egwu, Cynthia Egwu, Sheiley Egwu, Stanley Egwu, Mary Slimsugar
Wife: Not Married
Profession: Actor, Filmmaker
Net Worth: US$800,000

Early Life & Education

Azubuike Michael Egwu was born on February 1, 1985, in Ekwusigo LGA, Anambra State Nigeria, to Mr. and Mrs. Egwu. His father was a businessman, and his mother was a teacher.

He was raised in Yola, Adamawa state, Nigeria, where he completed his primary and secondary school education.

He also obtained a degree in mass communication from Nnamdi Azikiwe University in Awka, Anambra State of Nigeria.

Zubby is the second among five siblings. His siblings are Chris, Cynthia, Sheiley, Stanley, and Mary Slim Sugar.

Zubby Michael Biography: Parents, Movies, Wife, Children, Age, Net Worth, State Of Origin, Phone Number

Career

Zubby’s career in acting began at a young age in Yola, the capital of Adamawa State, North East Nigeria. His debut film appearance was in Missing Rib.

Zubby has appeared in several other movies but became famous for his lead roles in The Three Windows, Royal Storm, and Professional Lady.

However, he has become a very popular Nollywood actor after appearing in the action movies Princess Rihanna and Implication.

These movies made him famous for playing the roles of a criminal, villain, and hitman.

The actor has been alongside A-star Nollywood actors, including as Jim Iyke, Tonto Dikeh, Ini Edo, Nonso Diobi, Mike Ezuruonye, Oge Okoye, Patience Ozokwor, John Okafor (Mr. Ibu), Sam Dede, Olu Jacobs, Uche Jombo, Nkem Owoh, Majid Michel, John Dumelo, Mercy Johnson, Van Vicker, Emeka Ike, Junior Pope, Chacha Eke, Kenneth Okonkwo, Uche Ogbodo, Jackie Appiah.

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His political career began on 25 November 2019, when he was appointed as the Special Adviser on Media to Anambra State Governor Willie Obiano.

Zubby was awarded a certificate of recognition for his contribution to the youth empowerment initiative in Anambra State.

In a recent interview, he said, “I never believed I would become an SA to my state governor. It happened like a miracle. I have love for people, I want to see people succeed that’s why without a political post I’ve been doing things that someone with a political post should be doing. No be say I get money pass, but I want to see people succeed. If along the line God gives a political position to make people happy, I would be grateful because people need to enjoy and not suffer.”

Zubby Michael Biography: Parents, Movies, Wife, Children, Age, Net Worth, State Of Origin, Phone Number

Personal Life

For some years, Zubby Michael was involved in a relationship with Mary Okoye, the junior sister of the famous music duo Paul and Peter Okoye (Psqaure duo)

Zubby and Mary met at the traditional wedding of Nollywood actor Mike Ezuruonye.

Unfortunately, their relationship came to an end. According to him, they ended things because she was ready to settle down, while he was not up for that commitment.

He is currently single, and he has a son who he keeps out of the public’s eye.

In a recent interview about his relationship status, he said, “I’m scared of women. I’ve been working since, but now I want to give it a chance… As a young man, it’s not that women are bad; they are beautiful, but there is time for everything. Conquer the first stage of your life.”

Awards and Nominations

The Nigerian actor has won a few significant awards, including:

  • Most Promising Act (male) at 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)
  • 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)
  • 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 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)
  • 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)
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Zubby Michael Biography: Parents, Movies, Wife, Children, Age, Net Worth, State Of Origin, Phone Number

Filmography

Listed below are Zubby Michael’s movies and television series.

  • Bad Omen
  • Burial Battle
  • Omoghetto: The Saga
  • Egg of love
  • Audio Money
  • Identical Twins
  • Dying of Thirst
  • Hunchback Princess
  • A Thousand War
  • The Return of Dangote
  • Flashback
  • Seed of Deception
  • Seed of Greatness
  • 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
  • Pains of the Orphan
  • Yahoo King
  • Sound of Calamity
  • Hunted Bride
  • Omenka
  • Lack of Money
  • Yahoo Shrine
  • Throne of Terror
  • Anayo China
  • Youngest Wife
  • Made in South
  • Wasted Authority
  • Mama
  • Bastard Money
  • War for love
  • Mr. Arrogant
  • Ozoemena Ozubulu
  • The Return
  • Adaure, My love
  • The King of Vulture (Eze K’udene)
  • Sword of Justice
  • The Promise
  • 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

Net Worth

Zubby’s exact net worth has not been ascertained, but according to an online source, he is estimated to have an estimated net worth of $800,000.

Social Media

  • Instagram:@zubbymichael
  • Twitter: @iamzubbymichael
  • Facebook: Zubby Michael

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