Austin Faani Biography: Wikipedia, Age, Wife, Movies, Net Worth

Austin Faani Ikechukwu is an award-winning Nigerian Movie director, filmmaker, editor and entrepreneur. He came to prominence for directing the move “The Bank Job”.

Faani got more exposure for the movie for Dangerous Assassin. He won the Best creative director at the Africa Magic Viewers Choice Awards.

Austin Faani
Austin Faani Ikechuwku: Wiki, Bio, Age, Wife, Marriage, Facts, Photo
Quick Facts
Full Name:Austin Faani Ikechukwu
Date of Birth:N/A
Place of Birth:Asaba, Delta State
State of Origin:Anambra State, Nigeria
Occupation:Movie Producer, Director
Qife:Chacha Eke (m. 2013)
Net Worth:$200,000-$800,000

Early Life

Austin Faani was born on March 18, 1977, and raised in Asaba, Delta State. He is originally from Anambra State, South-eastern part of Nigeria.

He had his elementary and secondary education in Asaba, Delta State.


Faani joined the Nollywood industry in the early 2000s and started as a movie director.

He rose to fame for directing the movie “The Bank Job”, an action movie produced by Peter Okonkwo and starring Chacha Eke.

Faani is also Known for his works on other movies such as Dangerous Assassin and A Better Place 2, and Money and Blood.

Personal Life

Austin Faani met his wife Chacha Eke onset of the movie “When Kings Decide”. They got married on June 1, 2013. The traditional marriage took place at Ebonyi, Abakaliki and the white wedding was in Asaba, Delta State. The couple welcomed their first child, a son, in September 2013.

His wife, Chacha Eke is a Nollywood actress who came to the limelight for her role in the drama film “The End is Near”. She is also known for her roles in movies like Weeping Angel, Village Love, Two Hearts, Mirror of Life, and many others.

It was reported online that both Faani and Chacha had some issues with their marriage in June 2022.  Chacha Eke was said to have left her husband due to domestic violence and Faani also revealed on Instagram that he is not a violent person and has never raised his hand on any woman.

Awards & Nominations

Austin Faani won the City People Entertainment Award for Best Editor and Africa Magic Viewers Choice Awards for Best Creative Director.

Net Worth

Austin Faani earns from being a movie director. He has an estimated net worth of $300,000 – $800,000.

Social Media

Austin Faani is active on social media. He is on Instagram @austinfaani.

Frequently asked questions

Below are some frequently asked questions Austin Faani:

Who is Austin Faani?

Austin Faani is a  igwrian movie director and movie producer known for his work on the movie “The Bank Job”.

How old is Austin Faani?

Austin Faani was born on March 18, 1977.

Which state is Austin Faani from?

Austin Faani hails from Anambra State, south-east part of Nigeria.

Who is Austin Faani’s wife?

Austin Faani is married to Chacha Eke, an actress.

What is Austin Faani’s Net Worth?

Austin Faani has an estimated net worth of $200,000 – $800,000

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