Kenneth Okonkwo Biography
Kenneth Arinzechukwu Okonkwo, popularly known as Andie, is a very popular Nigerian actor. He is a very charming character and a Nollywood icon that has been in the Nollywood industry for more than twenty years. He is also a renowned actor, producer, television personality, politician, a pastor, and a lawyer called to the bar. He has well vast experience and knowledge and can fit in any character and role in the Nigerian movie. In most of his movies, he features as a royal prince. He is a very learned, successful, and powerful character that is admired and respected by many upcoming talents and fans across the globe.
Kenneth Okonkwo Birthday and age
Kenneth Okonkwo was born on 6th Nov 1968, at his rural homestead at Nsukka, Enugu State, South-Eastern part of Nigeria. He is currently 52 years of age. He honors his birthday by organizing a colorful celebration on every 6th Nov every year.
Kenneth Okonkwo parents and siblings
Kenneth Okonkwo and his sister were raised up by both parents whose names are not yet known. Unfortunately, he lost both parents on the same day in a fatal road accident while he was at the age of 5 years. Their evil uncle shared the wealth and belonging of his late father and left the poor young children helpless, citing traditions. It was very challenging for Kenneth and her sister to school due to financial complications. Kenneth Okonkwo was motivated by the hardship in life and pursued education continuously, taking multiple degrees and masters.
Kenneth Okonkwo Marriage and children
Kenneth Okonkwo married his first wife, Ogechi Ezekiel, the only daughter of a pastor, in 2000 in a colorful ceremony. This marriage was blessed with one child, a son. Unfortunately, the marriage developed misunderstandings that lead to an official divorce in 2002. The marriage lasted only for two years since the issues could not be resolved by the two parties. After five years, Kenneth Okonkwo got married to the second wife, Ifeoma Okonkwo, in 2007. For nine years, the marriage was not blessed by a child until 7th May 2016, when God blessed the marriage with the first child, a son, in the United States.
How Kenneth Okonkwo handles infidelity issues
During an interview, Kenneth revealed that he is very faithful to his only wife, Ifeoma, and does not cheat on his marriage, as he is born again. On fidelity escape, the actor amused the fans when he said that even if he is in London, he will fly back to Nigeria back to his wife to cool the sexual urge, and back to London to complete the business he was doing. He is very handsome and gets surrounded by many beautiful women that even throw themselves to him. Kenneth is fearless when it comes to managing infidelity. He will scream he wants to go home because he does not know how his body is feeling, just to get a chance to go to his wife. His straightforwardness in handling infidelity makes him a role model to fans and other actors in the industry, besides driving numerous women to him whenever he goes.
Kenneth Okonkwo Politics
Mr. Okonkwo has been practicing politics for a long time. He is loved by many people and popular in southeast Nigeria among Igbos. In 2019, Dr. Kenneth Okonkwo vied for Governorship through APC, the ruling party. However, his political ambitions were shuttered down when he publicly supports President Buhari, that hates the Igbo community both in words and actions. He failed to clinch the seat of the governor. He is, however, still active in politics, although no one knows his next move.
Kenneth Okonkwo education
After successfully completing elementary education, Kenneth joined the University of Nigeria at Enugu State, where he graduated with a Bachelor of Business Administration. Further, Kenneth joined the University of Nigeria, where he acquired a master’s degree in International law and Diplomacy. Later, he joined a law School in Abuja, where he successfully pursued law graduating as a lawyer called to the bar as a legal practitioner. Kenneth was not contented with education. He later joined a Theology school at Nigerian Bible School, where he trained as a minister of God and graduated as a full pastor and a man of God.
Kenneth Okonkwo Career
Kenneth Okonkwo developed an interest and participated in different stages of drama at a tender age in secondary school. He is one of the pioneers of Nigerian movies, and he took the character of Andy Okeke in a 1992 movie labeled “Living Bondage,” which made him popular in the industry. Most fans were impressed by his performance and named him Mr. Andie, as he is popularly known. As of 2020, Mr. Okonkwo has starred in more than 350 Nigerian movies acting alongside several Nollywood legends. Some of his famous movies include the living Bondage, Worlds Apart, A million madness, Sacred Blood, Trumpet of Death, Royal King, among others. He features majorly as a royal prince in most of his movies. Kenneth has been featured in movies alongside many renowned Nollywood actors and actresses, including Olu Jacobs, Harry B, Chacha Eke, Chika Ike, Walter Anga, Ngozi Ezeonu, among others. He is a very talented, experienced, and interesting character to watch in the Nollywood industry.
Kenneth Okonkwo Movies
As of 2020, Mr. Okonkwo has starred in more than 350 Nigerian movies playing different roles. Some of the famous selected movies he starred in include the following.
- Living Bondage
- Worlds Apart
- A million Madness
- Sacred Blood
- Trumpet of Death
- Royal King
- Wives Strikes
- 666 (Beware the End is at Hand)
- Nollywood Babylon
- Across the River
- The Golden Fish
- Titanic Tassels
- The British Expert
- Weeping Soul
- Kingdom Men
- Holy Ghost Fire
- Amanda, My Village Wife
- My Only Love
- Price of Hatred
- King of Kings
- The Devil in Her
- Devine Grace
- Suffering Believers
- Sacred Blood
- Heart of a Widow
- The Sign of End Times
- My Desire
- Angels in hell
- My Promise
- Sins of the Heart
- End of Money
- Covenant Keeping God
- Bloody Battle of Kingpins
- The Great Kimbase Kingdom
- Blood on the Throne
- Burning Love
- The Throne is Mine
- Worlds Apart
Awards and nominations
Kenneth Okonkwo has won different awards, with the top award being the Best Actor in Nigeria at the African Movie Academy Awards. He has also bagged the Most Prominent Actor in Africa Magic Viewer’s Choice Award and Best Actor in Leading Role in the City People Entertainment Awards. The Federal Government of Nigeria honored his enormous aids in the economic growth of the country through entertainment by conferring him a Member of the Oder of the Federal Republic in the year 2011. This award was the topmost and most influential honor that made him so powerful, influential, and famous within Nigeria and the world.
Kenneth Okonkwo Net Worth
Currently, Kenneth Okonkwo is estimated to be worth $5 million, making him a very rich, powerful, and influential Nollywood icon in the world. He earns his wealth from movie acting, production, businesses, politics, and religious roles.
Kenneth Okonkwo Wiki
- Full Name: Kenneth Arinzechukwu Okonkwo
- Famous As: Kenneth Okonkwo
- Nickname: Andie
- Gender: Male
- Age: 52 years
- Date of Birth: 6th Nov 1968
- Place of Birth: Nsukka, Enugu State, Nigeria
- Nationality: Nigerian
- Citizenship: Nigerian
- Race: Black
- Religion: Christian
- Parents: Unknown
- Siblings: One Sister
- Sexual Orientation: Straight
- Marital Status: Married
- Spouse: Ifeoma Okonkwo
- Children: Two
- Education: University of Nigeria, Theology school at Nigerian Bible School
- Profession: Law, International law and Diplomacy, Minister of God
- Occupation: Nollywood actor, Lawyer, Politician
- Salary: Under review
- Net Worth: $5million
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Frequently asked questions about Kenneth Okonkwo
Who is Kenneth Okonkwo?
Kenneth Okonkwo is a renowned Nollywood movie actor, producer, television personality, politician, a pastor, and a lawyer called to the bar. He is famous for playing the role of a Royal Prince, pastor, occultic man, politician, and influential persons in society.
How old is Kenneth Okonkwo?
Kenneth Okonkwo was born on 6th Nov 1968, at his rural homestead at Nsukka, Enugu State, South-Eastern part of Nigeria. He is currently 52 years of age as of 2020.
Is Kenneth Okonkwo Married?
As of 2020, Kenneth Okonkwo is currently married to Ifeoma Okonkwo, whom together they have one child, a boy.
Is Kenneth faithful to his wife?
During an interview, Kenneth revealed that he is very faithful to his only wife, Ifeoma, and does not cheat on his marriage, as he is born again. On fidelity escape, the actor amused the fans when he said that even if he is in London, he will fly back to Nigeria back to his wife to cool the sexual urge, and back to London to complete the business he was doing.
How much does Kenneth Okonkwo earn from movie roles?
Kenneth has been in the Nollywood industry for a long time. He is one of the scarce but highly paid actors. However, his actual value for the movie Role is yet to be determined. Keep tab, and we shall upload the details once we access it.
Is Kenneth Okonkwo a real politician?
Apart from acting political roles in movies, Kenneth is a renowned politician in Nigeria. In 2019, Dr. Kenneth Okonkwo vied for Governorship through APC, the ruling party.
How much is Kenneth Okonkwo worth?
Currently, Kenneth Okonkwo is estimated to be worth $5 million, making him a very rich, powerful, and influential Nollywood icon in the world.
Is Kenneth Okonkwo dead or alive?
Kenneth Okonkwo is still alive and in good health conditions. As of 2020, there are no reports linking him to death.
Where is Kenneth Okonkwo?
Kenneth Okonkwo is still active in Nollywood movie acting, practicing law besides running for political campaigns in Nigeria.
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