JIM IYKE IN SOUTH AFRICA

JIM IYKE IN SOUTH AFRICA

Jim iyke is on a movie tour in South Africa during his interview on ANN7 last night he mentioned that he is here in South Africa for a project which is about campaign against women Abuse and to unite Africa through his talent.

James Ikechukwu Esomugha, popularly known as Jim Iyke, is a Nigerian actor in Nigeria’s movie industry (popularly called Nollywood) and one of the stars of the movie Last Flight to Abuja alongside Omotola Jalade Ekeinde and Hakeem Kae-Kazim. Early life and education

He was born on September 25, 1976 in Libreville, Gabon. His parents are Mr and Mrs Stephen Okolue, whose last name changed to Esomugha from Enugu Agidi town in Anambra State. He is the only boy in a family of eight children.

Jim Iyke studied at the University of Jos, Plateau State where he got a diploma in Banking and Finance and then a B.Sc. in Philosophy.

Mathew Mensah & Jim Iyke

Career

Jim Iyke began acting in 2001. He’s one of the highest paid actors in Nollywood., and has appeared in over 150 films. He started a movie production company, Untamed Productions in 2007. Jim Iyke began his own music label, Untamed Records.He produced a first album, titled “Who Am I?” featuring some of Nigeria’s top musicians such as TuFace Idibia, and Sound Sultan.

Philanthropy

Jim lyke is the founder of Jim lyke Foundation for Children with Special Disabilities. He visited Kenya in December 2012 in support of the Make a Change Campaign, a charity project founded by Christopher Grey, and Jamaican dancehall artist Cécile.

Personal life

Jim iyke believes in the art of self defense as he is a black belt holder and preferred fight technique is Karate

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