Zubby Michael Biography

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     Zubby Azubuike Michael Egwu (born on 1 February 1985) is an exciting Nigerian film actor and excellent movie producer.

    He began acting at a young age, debuting with a movie titled ‘Missing Rib in 2006.

    However, he became famous after starring in a lead role in the movie, ‘The Three Windows’, Royal Storm, and Professional Lady, he is especially recognized for portraying roles of a bad guy, criminal, villain, or hitman in most of the films he has appeared in.

    Zubby Michael was appointed into a political position as the Special Adviser on Media to the Anambra State Governor Willie Obiano on 25 November 2019.

     Facts About Zubby Michael

    • Full Name: Zubby Azubuike Michael Egwu
    • Stage Name: Zubby Michael
    • Born: 1 February 1985
    • Age: 38 years old (2023)
    • Place of Birth: Ozobulu, Ekwusigo LGA in Anambra State
    • State Of Origin: Anambra State
    • Nationality: Nigerian
    • Children: Chikamso Ejiofor (Adopted Son)
    • Siblings: Chris Egwu, Cynthia Egwu, Shelley Egwu, Stanley Egwu, Mary Slimsuga
    • Wife: Not Married
    • Occupation: Actor • Filmmaker
    • Net Worth: N/A

    Early Life & Education

    Zubby Azubuike Michael Egwu who is professionally known as Zubby Michael was born to the family of Mr. and Mrs. Egwu on 1 February 1985 in Ozobulu, Ekwusigo Local Area in Anambra State, Southeast Nigeria, but grew up in Yola, Adamawa northeastern part of Nigeria. where he completed his elementary education.

    It was gathered that he was brought up in a beautiful home with good parenting. His father was a successful businessman, while his mother was a teacher.

    The gifted actor obtained his primary and secondary school education in Yola, Adamawa state, and Zubby got an admission to join the prestigious Nnamdi Azikiwe University located in Awka, Anambra State of Nigeria. where he studied courses for a Bachelor’s Degree in Mass Communication.


    Zubby Michael started his acting career when he was only eight years old in Yola, the Adamawa state capital. Before he began starring in movies, he was involved in television soap operas and was featured in the cast of a 2006 drama titled Coded Hussle. This was the same year he officially joined Nollywood as a professional in 2006, hence acting in his first movie.

    However, Zubby Michael became popular in Nollywood when he acted in “The Three Windows,” “Professional Lady,” and “Royal Storm.” He portrayed the lead role in the Three Windows film, where he featured opposite Oge Okoye, Justus Esiri, and Ngozi Ezeonu, among others.

    Zubby Michael has also been involved in movie production. He produced a movie titled First Hit, which featured the likes of Chikwetalu Agu, Ngozi Ezeonu, Nonso DiobiJunior Pope, Ebere Okaro, Harry B Anyanwu, and Terry G.

     Awards and Recognitions

    • Most Promising Act (male) at 2011 Best Of Nollywood Awards (BON) (Nominated)
    • Best New Actor of the Year (English) at the 2014 City People Movie Awards (Nominated)
    • Actor of the Year (Indigenous Films) at the 2015 Nigerian Entertainment Award (Nominated)
    • Best Supporting Actor of the Year (English) at the 2015 City People Movie Awards (Nominated)
    • Best Actor Of The Year (English) at the 2018 City People Movie Awards (Nominated)
    • Nollywood Personality of the Year at The 2018 Nigerian MSMEs & Achievers Awards (Won)
    • Movie icon of the year at the 2018 South East Entertainment Award (Won)
    • Best Lead Actor of the Year (English) at the 2019 Nigeria Achievers Awards (Nominated)
    • Best Actor of the Year (Igbo) at the 2019 City People Movie Awards (Nominated)
    • Best Igbo Film of the Year (Eze ndi Ala) at the 2019 City People Movie Awards (Nominated)
    • Best Actor of the Year (English) at the 2019 City People Movie Awards (Nominated)
    • Male Actor of the Year at the 2019 South South Achievers Awards (SSA) (Nominated)
    • Best Celebrity Politician of the Year (2020) by the South-East Beauty Pageant Organisation (Won). 


    • Bad Omen
    • Burial Battle
    • Omoghetto: The Saga
    • Egg of love
    • Audio Money
    • Identical Twins
    • Dying of Thirst
    • Hunchback Princess
    • A Thousand War
    • The Return of Dangote
    • Flashback
    • Seed of Deception
    • Seed of Greatness
    • Enemy of Progress
    • Our Father’s Property
    • G4 The Money Men
    • Shameless Sisters
    • Blood Feud
    • Son of No Man
    • Boy Makes Money
    • The Return of Eze Ndi Ala
    • Afraid to Fall
    • Pains of the Orphan
    • Yahoo King
    • Sound of Calamity
    • Hunted Bride
    • Omenka
    • Lack of Money
    • Yahoo Shrine
    • Throne of Terror
    • Anayo China
    • Youngest Wife
    • Made in South
    • Wasted Authority
    • Mama
    • Bastard Money
    • War for love
    • MMrArrogant
    • Ozoemena Ozubulu
    • The Return
    • Adaure, My love
    • The King of Vulture (Eze K’udene)
    • Sword of Justice
    • The Promise
    • Family Matters (Akara Ayasago)
    • Compound fools
    • 1st Hit
    • Okada 50
    • Sound of Calamity
    • Haunted Bride
    • Omenka
    • Lack of Money
    • Yahoo Shrine
    • Throne of Terror
    • Adaure, My love
    • The King of Vulture (Eze K’udene)
    • Sword of Justice
    • The Promise


    Nwede Chinedu Mishach Popularly known as Rechibee is a Nigerian Content Editor and an Entertainment reporter at Wakadaily. He is a passionate journalist with a core interest in Special reports, Biography, and music journalism.

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