Zubby Michael

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Azubuike Michael Egwu professionally known as Zubby Michael is a Nigerian actor and movie producer. He was famous for his role in Three Windows, Royal Storm and Professional Lady. His first appearance was in the movie titled Missing rib but known for The Three Widows where he played the lead role.[1]

Early life and career[change | change source]

Zubby was born in Ekwusigo Local Government Area in Anambra state on (1 February 1985) but grew up in Adamawa where he completed his elementary education. He attended Nnamdi Azikiwe University where he obtained a degree in Mass Communication.[2]

He began acting in Yola at a young age.[3] His first movie appearance was in a movie titled Missing rib but became popular for his lead role in The Three Windows'. Zubby has appeared in several other films.[4][5][6]

Awards and nominations[change | change source]


a) Acting Awards

Year Award Category Result
2019 South South Achievers Awards (SSA) Male Actor of the Year [7] Nominated
2018 South East Entertainment Award Movie icon of the year Won
City People Movie Awards Best Actor Of The Year (English) [8] Nominated
2015 Nigerian Entertainment Award Actor of the Year (Indigenous Films) [9] Nominated
City People Movie Awards Best Supporting Actor of the Year (English) [10] Nominated
Karis Media Awards Best Supporting Actor [11] Nominated
The Peoples' Choice Actor Of The Year [12] Nominated
2014 City People Movie Awards Best New Actor of the Year (English) [13] Nominated

b) Other Awards[change | change source]

Year Award Category
2018 The Nigerian MSMEs & Achievers Awards Nollywood Personality of the Year

Selected filmography[change | change source]

Year Film Role Notes
2019 Son of No Man Nnanna
The Return of Eze Ndi Ala Eze Starring Ken Erics, Rachael Okonkwo
Afraid to Fall James
Pains of the Orphan Prince Chimaobi
2018 Throne of Terror
Sound of Calamity Prince Irudike
Lack of Money Joshua
Hunted Bride Prince Ahamefula Starring Eve Esin
Omenka Prince Obieze Nnoruka Starring Queen Nwokoye
Yahoo Shrine Jide
Bastard Money Lazarus
Made in South Edozie
Anayo China Anayo
Wasted Authority Collins Starring Ngozi Ezeonu
My Title Ikem
Shameless Sisters Osinachi
Youngest Wife Festus
The One Man Squad Victor
Scars of Hatred King Obiefuna Starring Ngozi Ezeonu
The Only Son
Mama Starring Liz Benson
2017 Commander Bull Nobert
Eze Ndi Ala in America Eze
Royal Game Lotanna Starring Ngozi Ezeonu
The Return Igwe Ufuma Starring Chacha Eke Faani
Abulo Abulo Starring Diamond Okechi
Ozoemena Ozubulu Ozoemena
The King of Vulture (Eze K'udene)
Mr Arrogant Arinze
Overtaking is Allowed Sunday Starring Kanayo O. Kanayo
Brave Maiden Prince Abunie Starring Diamond Okechi
War for love Dennis Starring Rachael Okonkwo
Hunt for Destiny Chidi
Adaure, My love Izunna Starring Rachael Okonkwo
Unchangeable God James Starring Ngozi Ezeonu, Ebere Okaro
Sword of Justice Prince Ogugua Starring Ken Erics, Ngozi Ezeonu
2016 Family Matters (Akara Ayasago) Tony Starring Ebere Okaro
Challenge me if you can Oforbuike
The Warriors Ofonna Starring Pete Edochie, Zack Orji, Ebere Okaro
Breaking Chain Starring Eve Esin
2015 1st Hit Gallardo Starring Nonso Diobi
The Promise Izu Starring Chacha Eke Faani
Okada 50 Okada 50 Starring Ebere Okaro
Abba Chibueze Starring Queen Nwokoye
Drunk in love Chikaobi Starring Queen Nwokoye
Compound fools Ossai Starring Kenneth Okonkwo, Yul Edochie, Queen Nwokoye
My love, my mother's wish Ikechukwu Starring Rachael Okonkwo
Settle Me Agozie Ken Erics, Ngozi Ezeonu
Oshimiri Ekenna Starring Queen Nwokoye, Ebere Okaro, Eve Esin

References[change | change source]

  1. The Sun News 2017.
  2. Izuzu, Chidumga (2016-02-02). "Zubby Michael: 5 things you should know about actor". Pulse.ng. Retrieved 2018-04-22.
  3. Olubukola, Evelyn (2018-01-25). "10 Nollywood Actors Who Started Out Well But Haven't Really Kicked On - Nigerian Entertainment Today". Nigerian Entertainment Today. Retrieved 2018-04-22.
  4. "Tuface taught me humility – Zubby Michael, actor". The Sun News. 2017-02-17. Retrieved 2018-04-22.
  5. * (2014-05-04). "12 Rising And Promising Nollywood Actors". West Africa Lifestyle. Retrieved 2018-04-22.
  6. "Where is the Recession? Actor, Zubby Michael Lavish Millions of Naira Gift". Nigerian Voice. 2017-02-19. Retrieved 2018-04-22.
  7. "Nominnees 2019 – South South Achievers Awards". Retrieved 2019-05-01.
  8. Reporter (2018-09-08). "Nominees For 2018 City People Movie Awards [FULL LIST]". City People Magazine. Retrieved 2019-05-01.
  9. "Music stars bag nominations for NEA Awards". www.pulse.ng. 2015-06-12. Retrieved 2019-05-01.
  10. "Check Out The Full Nominee List Of City People Awards - Gistmania". www.gistmania.com. 2015-12-07. Retrieved 2019-05-01.
  11. "Karis Media Award 2015 - Official Release Of KMN Award". Nigerian Voice. Retrieved 2019-05-01.
  12. "Karis Media Award 2015 - Official Release Of KMN Award". Nigerian Voice. Retrieved 2019-05-01.
  13. Blog, Judith Audu (2014-06-09). "Judith Audu's Blog: City People Entertainment Awards 2014, Complete Movie Categories Nominees List..." Judith Audu's Blog. Retrieved 2019-05-01.