James Ikechukwu Esomugha popularly known as Jim Iyke is a Nollywood (Nigerian Film Industry) with a net worth of $30 million. He was born in September 1976 in Gabon (Libreville). He is a very popular Nollywood actor and has featured in countless movies. Jim Iyke is the only male child of his parents and has seven sisters.
Jim Iyke has starred in a lot of movies and a household name around the 2000s. Some of the popular movies he featured on include: America Driver (2017), Closure (2017), Last Flight to Abuja (2012), etc
Full Profile of Jim Iyke
Jim Iyke Net worth: Estimated to be around $30 million
Real Name: James Ikechukwu Esomugha
Popular Name: Jim Iyke
Birth Date: September 25th, 1976
Birth Place: Enugu State
Age: 45 Years Old in 2021
Birth Nation: Nigeria
Parents: Mr. and Mrs. Stephen Okolue
Occupation: Actor, Producer, Screen Writer, Singer, CEO of Untamed Records, Untamed Closets, and founder of Jim lyke Foundation for Children with Special Disabilities.
Education: He graduated from the University Of Jos, Plateau State with Banking and Finance and then a BSc in Philosophy
Siblings: 7 sisters
Marital Status: Unknown
Children: Blessed with a boy.
Jim Iyke Personal Life and Career
Jim Iyke started movie acting in 2001 and is known to be the highest-earning Nollywood actor. He has featured in over 150 movies. During his time of acting, Jim Iyke was a very popular and top actor known to be “aggressive” in his roles. In 2007, Jim launched his own Movie Production known as Untamed Production. He, later on, added another music production Untamed Records, and dropped his first album “Who Am I?”
Jim Iyke has some personal achievements including a black belt in Taekwondo (Fighting skills). He also announced in 2019 about the birth of his son. Jim Iyke has a lot of awards including The Most Searched Actor in 2021.
In Nigerian Music, Jim Iyke is a fan of Davido. Jim Iyke was also delivered from Evil spirits by late TB Joshua in The Synagogue Church of All Nations (SCOAN). According to the Prophet, these spirits were preventing the actor from marrying.
Jim Iyke is still popular today and one of the highly ranked actors in the Nollywood hall of fame.