Zubby Michael Biography
Zubby Michael is a Nollywood actor, model, television personality, entrepreneur and a philanthropist. In the Nigerian movie industry, he is popularly known for playing the bad boy roles (criminal, villain and hit man).
He completed his primary and secondary school education in Yola, Adamawa State. Zubby is a Mass Communication graduate of Nnamdi Azikiwe University, Nsukka, Enugu State.
He began his acting career on the children’s stage at a tender age of eight. He had a stint in television soap operas and made a splash in the 2006 ensemble drama Coded Hussle. He joined Nollywood professionally in 2006 and acted in his first movie “The Three Widows” alongside Oge Okoye. He came to the limelight in 2006 after acting in the blockbuster movies “The Generals” and “Royal Storm” alongside Jim Iyke. He became a major star after starring in the blockbuster movies “Princess Rihanna” and “Implication”.
Zubby Michael Age
He was born on 1st February 1985 in Yola, Adamawa State in the northern part of Nigeria. He is 33 years old as of 2018.
Zubby Michael Wife/ Girlfriend
The actor admitted to being in a relationship with the youngest sister of music lords, Paul, Peter and Jude Okoye, better known as Psquare. Zubby confirmed:“Yes, I have a date with Mary Okoye of the Psquare family.We met at the traditional marriage of Mike Ezuruonye. Since then we have been doing great.”
The young dude who hails from Anambra State, the home state of the P.square’s family, is not ruling out the possibility of walking down the aisle with her, “I will not say no to the idea if it comes to that. She is my love!”
They however broke up and this is what he had to say, “You see, Mary has been a very good girl to me,especially while this whole love affair lasted. To me, I think the reason
we broke up is from me. I did not want it to go on any longer because I am not ready to settle down. And that, I believe, Mary seems to want now”. He added that there is no need rushing in to marriage when you still have some things in your mind you want to
achieve at a stipulated time.
Zubby Michael Phone Number
The information about his phone number is being updated.
Zubby Michael Movies
Some of the movies he has starred in include:
- Royal Storm
- Game Mistress
- Professional Lady
- Twins on Fire
- The Generals
- Three Widows
- Above Implication
- Mr an Mrs Ibu 1-2
- Mama Gee Goes 2 School
- Professor Mama Gee
- The Prince and The Widows
- Blood on Fire
- Save The Last Dance
- Somewhere in my heart
- Deadly Romance
- Atinga No Blood
- Black Beauty
- Divine Princess
- Blind Choice
- Father & Gun
- Ada Owerri
- Kings Search
- Royalty Apart
- Royal Stunts
- Stolen Love
- Blind Choice
- After the marriage
- Deepest Dreams
- Somewhere in Hell
- King of Glory
- The Promise
- Online Games
Zubby Michael Awards
He has won several awards like:
- Most Promising actor in Nigeria at the City People Entertainment Awards
- Best actor of the year at the Africa Movie Academy Awards
- Best actor in a supporting role at the Africa Magic Viewers Choice Awards.
Zubby Michael Net Worth
As one of the richest and influential actors in Nigeria, Michael has an estimated net worth of $450,000.
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Tuface taught me humility – Zubby Michael, actor
Updated: 17th February 2017
What was your experience like growing up in the North?
Zubby Michael: Northerners are wonderful people! Honestly, they are very lovable, especially those with open hearts. I had my primary and secondary education in Adamawa. Thereafter, I proceeded to Nnamdi Azikwe University, Awka. I remembered vividly, during my childhood days, on a fateful day I drove my father’s car without his permission. Unfortunately, I didn’t know my father had arrived home when I got back so I ended up smashing into another car in the compound in fear immediately I saw my father. My dad gave me the beating of my life that day after which I passed out and was revived with water. However, my parents are wonderful people. My lovely father is a business man while my mother is a teacher.
How did your acting career begin?
Zubby Michael: It started at a club in Asaba where I met a producer who introduced me to the industry. That was what let to my playing a scene in Missing Rib. It was a remarkable experience working with stars like Ramsey Noah and Tonto Dike among others. Thereafter, Chidi Chijioke encouraged me into the world of acting. Ever since I have played countless roles as well as produced a flick entitled 1st Hit staring Ngozi Ezeonu, Chikwetalu Agu, Nonso Diobi, Ebere Okaro, Junior Pope, Harry B Anyanwu and Terry G among others.
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Which movie brought you to limelight?
Zubby Michael: The flick that changed my story is entitled Three Widows. It is a story that kicks against bad traditional and cultural practices which should be abolished. I acted alongside Justice Esiri of blessed memory as a prince, Oge Okoye and Ngozi Ezeonu among others.
You have played the role of a priest; stubborn Prince and a gangster, what kind of person are you beyond the big screen?
Zubby Michael: I will describe myself as a special actor. My selling point is acting with ‘shakara.’ In fact, I always put myself into the character I play. However, I am a very simple person; I don’t pretend but live a truthful life.
Are you saying you don’t live fake life?
Zubby Michael: Fake life is boring! I call it living in bondage. Do you think I am stubborn? Tuface taught me how to be humble and respect people regardless of your status in life. So, my middle name is humility (laughter).
How are you enjoying your status as a celebrity?
Zubby Michael: It is a wonderful experience to be appreciated by people with love. I love my fans so much for believing in me. I want to appreciate God for his grace upon my life.
You are handsome, how do you handle your female fans?
Zubby Michael: Sometimes they call at odd hours. Despite my anger I try to be polite so that I will not to be misinterpreted. And when you tell them you are busy working on set they are like ‘because you are a celebrity you don’t want to talk to me?’ They don’t want to know what you are doing. In fact, many girls crush on me especially on social media but they are my fans so I treat them with respect.
Could you tell us about the woman in your life?
Zubby Michael: Honestly, I am not in a serious relationship presently. Since, I am a very busy person always travelling in and outside the country often to shot movies, I scarcely have time for a relationship because a relationship may cause my lover heartbreak since there is no time to express affection. Besides, every woman needs attention and needs to be loved so for now I am not in a relationship.
Could you describe your ideal woman?
Zubby Michael: There is no need to lie, I don’t know what my ideal woman should be like but I will marry a woman that makes me happy, loyal, prayerful, intelligent and beautiful.