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Alexx Ekubo (born Alex Ekubo-Okwaraeke; 10 April 1986) is a Nigerian actor and model.[1] He was first runner up at the 2010 Mr Nigeria contest. He won the Best Actor in a Supporting Role award at the 2013 Best of Nollywood Awards for his role in the Weekend Getaway.[2][3][4]

Alexx Ekubo
Born
Alex Ekubo-Okwaraeke

(1986-04-10) 10 April 1986 (age 32)
OccupationActor, model
Years active2005–present

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Personal lifeEdit

Ekubo is a native of Arochukwu, Abia State. He attended the Federal Government College Daura, Katsina State. He studied Law at the University of Calabar and later got a diploma in Mass Communication from Calabar Polytechnic.[5][6][7]

CareerEdit

Ekubo's film debut was a minor role in Lancelot Oduwa Imasuen's Sinners in the House (2005); his first major role was in Ladies Men several years later.[8]

TelevisionEdit

  • Secrets & Scandals
  • Hope Bay
  • Happy Family
  • Tinsel
  • AY's Crib
  • Married to the Game

FilmographyEdit

AwardsEdit

Year Award Category Film Result
2012 Best of Nollywood Awards Most Promising Actor In The Cupboard Won
2013 Golden Icons Academy Movie Awards Best Supporting Actor Weekend Getaway Won
Best of Nollywood Awards Best Supporting Actor Won
2014 Screen Nation Awards [15] Favourite Male Emerging Screen Talent (African) Himself Won

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "I don't have anything to prove to anyone". bellanaija.com. Retrieved 25 April 2014.
  2. ^ "Alex Ekubo wins Screen Nation Award". Retrieved 25 April 2014.
  3. ^ "Alex Ekubo profile at". imdb.com. Retrieved 25 April 2014.
  4. ^ "Genevieve Magazine interviews Alex Ekubo". genevieveng.com. Archived from the original on 2014-04-26. Retrieved 25 April 2014.
  5. ^ "My Mum taught me all I know in Fashion - Alex Ekubo". punchng.com. Archived from the original on 2014-04-26. Retrieved 25 April 2014.
  6. ^ "Yemi Alade remains Silent on Relationship to Alex Ekubo". informationng.com. Retrieved 25 April 2014.
  7. ^ "'Why I don't have a Girl girlfriend', Alex Ekubo opens up". Retrieved 25 April 2014.
  8. ^ "I love to Smell Good". dailyindependent.com. Archived from the original on 2014-04-26. Retrieved 25 April 2014.
  9. ^ "Tope Osoba gives Alex Ekubo first Yoruba movie role". The Vanguard. July 15, 2014. Retrieved August 11, 2015.
  10. ^ "'Death Toll': Alexx Ekubo, IK Ogbonna, Mike Godson star in new movie". 199News. Ayebusiwa Victor. Retrieved 25 May 2015.
  11. ^ "Wife Material - iBAKATV | Home for Nollywood Movies". ibakatv.com. Retrieved 2019-02-22.
  12. ^ "3 IS A CROWD now playing on iROKOtv!". irokotv blog. 2017-04-28. Retrieved 2019-02-23.
  13. ^ "3 IS A CROWD". Talk African Movies. 2017-07-31. Retrieved 2019-02-23.
  14. ^ "Hot Girl Next Door (2018) - nlist | Nollywood, Nigerian Movies & Casting". nlist.ng. Retrieved 2019-02-22.
  15. ^ "Alex Ekubo wins SNA". dailytimes.com. Retrieved 25 April 2014.

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