Emeka Ike Biography, Profile, Movies & Life History

Emeka Ike Biography, Profile, Movies & Life History

Emeka Ike is ethnic Igbo, was born and raised in Lagos, in the family of Elder and Mrs. Nicolas Ike. The actor’s father was a pastor before he became late.

Emeka Ike studied mechanical engineering at the University in Lagos, but he had a burning passion for acting.

His first major role was in the movie ‘Deadly Affair’ in 1987. According to Ike, he had no idea of the precise number of movies he had featured in.

However, it has been counted that Emeka Ike has acted in over 60 Nollywood Movies, including Right Man for Me, Passion and Pain, Passions, Queen Sheba, Not Man Enough, Two Become One {1,2}, I Want Your Wife {1, 2}, Foreign Affairs {1, 2}, Divided Kingdom {1, 2} and others.

Emeka Ike and Chika Ike both claim they are not related biologically.

Emeka’s and his beautiful half-Dutch half-Nigerian wife has been married since the year 2000. The family is blessed with 2 boys and 1 daughter.

Nigerian Actor Emeka Ike’s Profile

Nigerian actor Emeka Ike had his primary and tertiary education in Lagos, southwest Nigeria, unlike some of his contemporaries, Emeka Ike studied mechanical engineering at the University but he has a burning passion for acting while he was studying and he got his break into Nollywood when one of his senior colleagues in the industry- Ernest Obi introduced him to a movie producer- Charles Owoyemi who was producing the popular TV series- Fortunes. Though soap operas were more popular in the late 80s towards the late 90s, Emeka Ike’s first major movie role was in the movie- “Deadly Affair” in 1987. According to the actor, he has lost count of the number of movies he had featured in .


Emeka Ike Movies

Emeka Ike and Chika Ike are two prolific Nollywood stars and many people have been asking whether the two are related biologically. In two separate interviews both Chika and Emeka Ike denied any blood relations but they do confirmed that they are both professional colleagues and they have a strong bond on and off the movie set. Emeka Ike Has acted in over 60 Nollywood movies, the most popular among them are; Right man for me, Passion and pain, Passions, Queen Sheba, Not man enough, Two become one { 1&2}, I want your wife 1& 2, Foreign Affairs 1&2, and Divided Kingdom 1&2.

Emeka Ike Life History & Latest News

In Emeka Ike latest news and reports, the actor is set to contest the recent outcome of the Actors Guild of Nigeria {AGN} elections that saw one of Nollywood finest- Fiberesima become the elected president of the group. Emeka Ike’s grouse with the election was that an “ex-convict” cannot be made the president of the group. The elected president – Fiberesima is still standing trial for the murder of a doctor in 2010 when she was arrested for driving under the influence of alcohol and killing the doctor while over speeding. The AGN appeal case will be formerly presented at the court soon.

Emeka Ike is now in a bitter legal battle with the sacked AGN president Ibinabo Fiberesima. There is a case in court now, will update you on the latest soon.


Emeka Ike Wedding

Emeka Ike wedding to his pretty wife in the year 2000 was a carnival-like celebration as many of his contemporaries in Nollywood were there to honour him. The wedding is blessed with 2 boys, Emeka Ike enjoyed going out and hanging out with his boys while he travels around and outside the country to shoot movies. Emeka Ike wife is a half-Dutch and half Nigerian, she presently has an 8-month old daughter for the actor.

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