Zubby Michael

Zubby Azubuike Michael Egwu professionally known as Zubby Michael (born 1 February 1985 in Anambra State, Nigeria) is a Nigerian film actor and movie producer.[1][2] He is known for his role in Three Windows, Royal Storm and Professional Lady.[3] His first appearance was in the movie titled Missing Rib but known for The Three Widows where he played the lead role.[4]

Life and careerEdit

Zubby was born in Ekwusigo Local Government Area in Anambra State on (1 February 1985) but grew up in Adamawa where he completed his elementary education. He attended Nnamdi Azikiwe University where he obtained a degree in Mass Communication.[5]

He began acting in Yola at a young age.[6]His first movie appearance was in a movie titled Missing Rib but became popular for his lead role in The Three Windows. Zubby has appeared in several other films.[7][8]

Political careerEdit

On 25 November 2019 he was appointed into a political position as the Special Adviser on Media to the Anambra State governor Willie Obiano.[9][10] He was awarded a certificate of recognition for his contribution to the City Radio 89.7 fm youth empowerment initiative in Anambra State.

Awards and nominationsEdit

Acting AwardsEdit

Year Award Category Result
2019 City People Movie Awards Best Actor of the Year (Igbo)[11] Nominated
City People Movie Awards Best Actor of the Year (English)[12] Nominated
Nigeria Achievers Awards Best Lead Actor of the Year (English)[13] Nominated
South South Achievers Awards (SSA)[14] Male Actor of the Year Nominated
2018 South East Entertainment Award Movie icon of the year Won
City People Movie Awards[15] Best Actor Of The Year (English) Nominated
2015 Nigerian Entertainment Award[16] Actor of the Year (Indigenous Films) Nominated
City People Movie Awards[17] Best Supporting Actor of the Year (English) Nominated
2014 City People Movie Awards[18] Best New Actor of the Year (English) Nominated
2011 Best Of Nollywood Awards (BON)[19] Most Promising Act (male) Nominated

Other AwardsEdit

Year Award Category Result
2020 South-East Beauty Pageant Organisation Best Celebrity Politician of the Year Won
2019 City People Movie Awards Best Igbo Film of the Year (Eze ndi Ala)[20] Nominated
2018 The Nigerian MSMEs & Achievers Awards Nollywood Personality of the Year Won


PictorialsEdit

Year Name of Magazine
2019 A New Touch of Africa (SPRING/SUMMER 2019 EDITION)[21]


InterviewsEdit

Year Interview
2021 KingsPrimeTV [22]
2019 BBC news Igbo[23]
A New Touch of Africa[24]

Selected filmographyEdit

Year Film Role Notes
2020 Omoghetto:The Saga Azaman
Identical Twins
Bad Omen
Burial Battle
Audio Money
Egg of love
2019 The Return of Dangote
Our Father's Property Ebuka
Dying of Thirst Uzor
Blood Feud Reuben
Children obey your parents Azubuike
Hunchback Princess Ugo
Seed of Greatness Agumba
A Thousand War Obidi
G4 The Money Men Obinwanne
Flashback Chris Starring Rachael Okonkwo
Seed of Deception Chima
Enemy of Progress Uzondu
Shameless Sisters Starring Lizzy Gold
Yahoo King King Ezego
Boy Makes Money Uzodimma
Son of No Man Nnanna
The Return of Eze Ndi Ala Eze Starring Ken Erics, Rachael Okonkwo
Afraid to Fall James
Pains of the Orphan Prince Chimaobi
2018 Throne of Terror
Sound of Calamity Prince Irudike
Lack of Money Joshua
Hunted Bride Prince Ahamefula Starring Eve Esin
Omenka Prince Obieze Nnoruka Starring Queen Nwokoye
Yahoo Shrine Jide
Bastard Money Lazarus
Made in South Edozie
Anayo China Anayo
Wasted Authority Collins Starring Ngozi Ezeonu
Youngest Wife Festus
The one man squad Victor
Mama Starring Liz Benson
2017 Eze Ndi Ala in America Eze Starring Ken Erics, Rachael Okonkwo
The King of Vulture (Eze K'udene)
Mr Arrogant Arinze
The Return Igwe Ufuma Starring Chacha Eke
War for love Dennis Starring Rachael Okonkwo
Ozoemena Ozubulu Ozoemena
Adaure, My love Izunna Starring Rachael Okonkwo
Sword of Justice Prince Ogugua Starring Ken Erics, Ngozi Ezeonu
2016 Family Matters (Akara Ayasago) Tony Starring Ebere Okaro
2015 1st Hit Gallardo Starring Nonso Diobi and Mayor Ofoegbu
The Promise Izu Starring Chacha Eke
Abba Chibueze Starring Queen Nwokoye
Okada 50 Okada 50 Starring Ebere Okaro
Compound fools Ossai Starring Kenneth Okonkwo, Yul Edochie
Queen Nwokoye and Funke Akindele
My love, my mother's wish Ikechukwu Starring Rachael Okonkwo
Settle Me Agozie Starring Ken Erics, Ngozi Ezeonu
The Struggle Alfred Starring Kelvin Books Ikeduba

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "I nye Odumeje otito Chukwu, Chukwu eweere gị iwe – Zubby Michael". 22 November 2019. Retrieved 12 December 2019.
  2. ^ "Zubby Michael: Check out photos of actor's newly completed mansion". Pulse Nigeria. 26 September 2018. Retrieved 12 December 2019.
  3. ^ "Zubby Michael: 5 things you should know about actor". Pulse Nigeria. 2 February 2016. Retrieved 12 December 2019.
  4. ^ "Tuface taught me humility – Zubby Michael, actor". The Sun Nigeria. 17 February 2017. Retrieved 12 December 2019.
  5. ^ "NOLLYWOOD ACTOR, ZUBBY MICHAEL IN LOVE WITH P SQUARE'S LITTLE SISTER MARY". Nigerian Voice. Retrieved 12 December 2019.
  6. ^ "10 Nollywood Actors Who Started Out Well But Haven't Really Kicked On". Nigerian Entertainment Today. 25 January 2018. Retrieved 5 May 2019.
  7. ^ "Tuface taught me humility – Zubby Michael, actor". The Sun Nigeria. 17 February 2017. Retrieved 5 May 2019.
  8. ^ "12 Rising And Promising Nollywood Actors". Retrieved 5 May 2019.
  9. ^ Alabi, Temitope (25 November 2019). "Obiano Appoints Actor Zubbby Michael As Special Adviser On Media". Information Nigeria. Retrieved 12 December 2019.
  10. ^ Nseyen, Nsikak (26 November 2019). "Nollywood actor, Zubby Micheal gets political appointment". Daily Post Nigeria. Retrieved 12 December 2019.
  11. ^ Salami, Oluwadamilare (4 October 2019). "NOMINATION LIST FOR 2019 CITY PEOPLE MOVIE AWARDS (IGBO)". City People Magazine. Retrieved 29 December 2019.
  12. ^ Salami, Oluwadamilare (4 October 2019). "NOMINATION LIST FOR 2019 CITY PEOPLE MOVIE AWARDS (ENGLISH)". City People Magazine. Retrieved 29 December 2019.
  13. ^ "Nigeria Achievers Awards/NWAA on Instagram: "Nomination Alert!! Dear highly esteemed nominee, this is to formally bring to your notice your nomination in this year's Nigeria Achievers…"". Instagram. Retrieved 29 December 2019.
  14. ^ "Nominnees 2019 – South South Achievers Awards". Retrieved 5 May 2019.
  15. ^ Reporter (8 September 2018). "Nominees For 2018 City People Movie Awards [FULL LIST]". City People Magazine. Retrieved 5 May 2019.
  16. ^ "Music stars bag nominations for NEA Awards". www.pulse.ng. 12 June 2015. Retrieved 5 May 2019.
  17. ^ "Check Out The Full Nominee List Of City People Awards – Gistmania". www.gistmania.com. 7 December 2015. Retrieved 5 May 2019.
  18. ^ Blog, Judith Audu (9 June 2014). "Judith Audu's Blog: City People Entertainment Awards 2014, Complete Movie Categories Nominees List..." Judith Audu's Blog. Retrieved 5 May 2019.
  19. ^ Eribake, Akintayo (27 May 2011). "Ini Edo, Yemi Blaq to host BON awards". Vanguard News. Retrieved 5 May 2019.
  20. ^ Salami, Oluwadamilare (4 October 2019). "NOMINATION LIST FOR 2019 CITY PEOPLE MOVIE AWARDS (IGBO)". City People Magazine. Retrieved 29 December 2019.
  21. ^ "A New Touch of Africa". A New Touch of Africa. Retrieved 29 December 2019.
  22. ^ "Zubby Michael "I AM SCARED OF WOMEN" (Prime Talks on Kinsprimetv) - YouTube". www.youtube.com. Retrieved 11 February 2021.
  23. ^ Gịnị na-afịọ nke Zubby Michael, retrieved 29 December 2019
  24. ^ ANTOA Exclusive Interview with Actor Zubby Michael, retrieved 29 December 2019

25. Zubby Michael Hosts Davido In Onitsha, Anambra State