Ifeanyi Kalu (born February 13, 1988) is an award winning Nigerian actor, model and fashion designer. He came to limelight for his intriguing role in the movie “Lagos Cougars” alongside the likes of Alexx Ekubo and Monalisa Chinda. He also got more exposure for his role in “Perfect Union”.
Kalu is the founder of the clothing line “Ifeanyi Kalu” fashion brand has been doing exceptionally in the fashion industry.
|Birth Date:||July 5, 1980|
|Birth Place:||Surulere, Lagos State|
|State of Origin:||Imo State|
|Parents:||Mr & Mrs Emmanuel Gilbert Kalu|
|Wife:||Nicolette Ndigwe (m. 2021)|
|Height:||5 feet 11 in|
|Net Worth:||$500,000 – $1 million|
Ifeanyi Kalu was born on February 13, 1988 in Surulere, Lagos State part of Nigeria to parents Mr & Mrs Emmanuel Gilbert Kalu. He is originally from Imo State, eastern part of Nigeria and of Igbo tribe.
He is the last child and only son in a family of five children. He has four siblings, 4 sisters to be precise.
He obtained a degree in Computer Science at the Lagos State university and also studied fashion designing at the Zaris Fashion and Style Academy.
He also holds a Java and Oracle qualification from the National Institute of Information Technology (NIIT).
There have been rumors as regard Ifeanyi Kalu and and nollywood actor kalu Ikeagwu being brothers but the fact is that they are not related in anyway. They are both actors in the Nigerian movie industry.
Kalu started off as a model where he appeared on various commercials.
He delved into acting and came into in the Nigerian movie scene with a role of Usen in the film, Kokomma.
He came to prominence in 2014 for his role in the movie “Lagos Cougars” and also got more exposure in the movie “Perfect Union”.
Ever since he rose to fame, kalu has starred in numerous movies and television series alike which include; Almost a Virgin, 3 is a crowd, will you marry me, Head Over Heels and so on.
He has acted alongside top actors such as; Lota Chukwu, Wole Ojo, Belinda Effah, Kiki omeili, Linda Ejiofor, Mary Lazarus, Nazo Ekezie, Bayray Mcnwizu, Stella Udeze and many others.
Aside acting, he launched a fashion clothing line called “Ifeanyi Kalu” fashion brand in 2019.
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- Lagos Cougars
- Almost a Virgin
- Will you marry Me
- Perfect Union
- Head Over Heels
- Desperate Housegirls
- The Bankrt
- Allison’s Stand
- Red Obsession
- The Novelist
- Tea Room
Awards & Nominations
Kalu has won several awards such as:
- Best Supporting Actor at ZAFAA Awards (2019)
- Recognition Award at HYPP Festival of Talents (2018)
- Award of Excellence at Royal Arts Academy Award (2017)
- Hall of Fame at Zaris Fashion and Style Academy (2015)
He has been nominated for awards like Best Rising Star at Nollywood Movie Awards (2013) and Best Supporting Actor at City People Awards (2019).
Ifeanyi Kalu got married to his beautiful wife, Nicolette Ndigwe, on December 30, 2021.
They tied the knot in a traditional wedding ceremony which took place at Nwangele local government area in Imo State.
His wife, Nicolette is a filmmaker and poet.
Ifeanyi Kalu is a Nigerian actor with an estimated net worth of $500,000 – $1 million.
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