Jide Kene Achufusi is an award-winning Nigerian actor and model who came to prominence for his role as Nnamdi Okeke in the movie Living in Bondage: Breaking Free. He got exposure for his role as Chidi in Kambili: The whole 30 yards. Swanky KJA as fondly called, won Best Actor in a Leading Role, The Future Awards Africa Prize for Acting, and Revelation of the Year at Best of Nollywood Awards.
|Jide Kene Achufusi|
|Full Name:||Jideofor Kenechukwu Achufusi|
|Also Known As:||Swanky KJA|
|Date of Birth:||October 17, 1991|
|Place of Birth:||Enugu State|
|State of Origin:||Anambra State|
|Height:||6 feet 5 inches|
Jideofor Kenechukwu Achufusi was born on October 17, 1991, in Enugu State. He hails from Anambra, South-east part of Nigeria. He was raised in Chriatian family ans from the Igbo tribe.
He had both his primary and secondary education in a reputable school in his hometown. He obtained a degree in Geology and Geography from Enugu State University of Science and Technology (Esut).
Achefusi began his career as a model where he participated at the Mr Ideal Nigeria in 2013 where he emerged 6th position.
He delved into acting and came through with supporting roles in movies like Pretty Little Thing, Black Rose, Poka Messiah, and Ofu Obi
He came to the limelight in 2019 for his role as Nnamdi Okeke in the film Living in Bondage: Breaking Free.
Ever since he rose to fame, he has starr3d in other movies such as Kambili: The Whole 30 Yards, Money Miss Road, Lockdown, I am Nazzy, Luckily Unfortunate, Bad Boys and Bridesmaid, and My Oyibo Queen. He also played the lead role in the film Dwindle alongside the Instagram comedian Broda Shaggi.
He has also worked with Nollywood stars like Ramsey Nouah, Eve Esin, Ernest Obi and Genevieve Nnaji.
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Awards & Nominations
Achufusi has won numerous award such as:
- Best of Nollywood Awards for Best Actor in a Leading Role (2018)
- Africa Magic Viewers Choice Awards for Trailblazer Award (2020)
- Best of Nollywood Awards for Best Actor in a Leading Role and Revelation of the Year (2018)
- Net Honours for Most Popular Actor (2021)
He has also received several nominations which include; Best of Nollywood Awards for Best Actor in a Leading Role (2018), Africa Magic Viewers Choice Awards for Best Actor in a Lead Role and Best Kiss in a Movie (2020)
Achufusi got married to his sweetheart in September 2020, in a traditional wedding ceremony.
Jide Kene Achufusi is active on social media. He is on Instagram @iamjidekene
Jide Kene Achufusi earns his career as an actor. He has an estimated net worth of $200,000.
Frequently asked questions
Below are some frequently asked questions about Jide Kene Achufusi:
Who is Jide Kene Achufusi?
Jide Kene Achufusi is a Nigerian actor and model who became known for his role as Nnamdi Okeke in the movie Living in Bondage: Breaking Free.
How old is Jide Kene Achufusi?
He was born on October 17, 1991.
Where is Jide Kene Achufusi from?
He is from Anambra State, Nigeria.
Is Jide Kene Achufusi married?
He is married.
What is Jide Kene Achufusi Net Worth?
Jide Kene Achufusi has an estimated net worth of $200,000