Nkem Owoh’s Net Worth, House and Cars

Nkem Owoh, born February 7, 1958, is a legendary Nigerian actor and comedian. He won the 2008 African Movie Academy Award for “Best Actor in a Leading Role” for his role in the Nigerian film Stronger Than Pain. He was born and raised in Enugu State, in the Southeast part of Nigeria.

Wiki Profile

Full Name: Nkem Owoh
Date of Birth: February 7, 1958
Place of Birth: Udi, Enugu
State of Origin: Enugu State
Nationality: Nigerian
Occupation: Actor
Net Worth: $4 million
Wife/Spouse: Ngozi Nkem Owoh

Early Life and Education

Nkem Owoh was born in Enugu State, South East Nigeria where he had his elementary and secondary school education.


He attended the Federal University of Agriculture, Abeokuta after finishing primary and secondary school to study engineering.

Nkem Owoh already started appearing in several television and film productions while he was still a student at the university.


Nkem Owoh’s performance of the song “I Go Chop Your Dollar,” which is about advance fee fraud, played huge role in shooting him to stardom.

However, the song was banned by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) and the Nigerian Broadcasting Commission (NBC).


He has played lead role in several Nollywood films including Osuofia in London which he delivered a top-notch performance.



Owoh was abducted in eastern Nigeria in November 2009. The kidnappers demanded for a ransom of 15 million naira. He was freed after his family allegedly paid a 1.4 million naira ransom.

Nkem Owoh has acted alongside Chinedu IkediezeOsita IhemePatience OzokworPete EdochieFrancis Agu and many other tops Nollywood stars.

Nkem Owoh Net Worth


Nkem Owoh is a talented Nigerian actor and comedian with an estimated net worth of $4 million.


  • Things Fall Apart
  • Ukwa 1
  • Ukwa 2
  • Big Man…Big Trouble
  • Onye-Eze
  • Fake Doctor
  • Ifeonye Metalu
  • Long John
  • Police Officer
  • Spanner
  • King of the Forest
  • Lion Finger
  • Mr. Trouble
  • Osuofia In London
  • Police Recruit
  • America Visa
  • My Driver
  • My Own Share
  • Osuofia In London 2
  • Spanner Goes to Jail
  • Captain
  • Lion Heart
  • Chief Daddy
  • Chinua Achebe’s Things Fall Apart
  • Foreign Base
  • Indemnity
  • Made in Cambridge
  • The Dreamer
  • My Kingdom Come
  • The Barrister
  • Battle of Indemnity
  • Covenant Keeping God
  • De prof
  • Johnbull & Rosekate
  • Persecution
  • Stronger Than Pain
  • His Holiness
  • His Last Action
  • Wonderful Man
  • Military Zone
  • Ghana Must Go
  • A Fool at 40
  • The Prince
  • Bus Driver
  • Akanchawa
  • The Master
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  • I go chop your dollar
  • Marry Me
  • Mama No Know ‘N’ Pikin Again
  • Susana
  • This life
  • Akalaka
  • Agreement
  • Know Me When I’m Poor
  • Akaram Aka N’ime Jesus

Personal Life

Nkem Owoh is happily married to his beloved wife, Ngozi Nkem Owoh. The couple got married in 1998 and they have two daughters together.


Social Media

Instagram: @nkemowohosuofia

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