Afia Obinim, Saturday. September 25, 2010

Mike Ezuruonye

Name : Michael Ezuruonye

Place of Birth: Lagos, Nigeria

Family : Eldest son, 4 siblings

Secondary school education: Federal Government College Wukari, in the former Gongola State, actual Taraba State. Archbishop Aggey Memorial Secondary School, Lagos State.

University education: Federal Polytechnic Oko, Anambra State. Nnamdi Azikiwe University

Degree : Major in Accounting.

He received two nominations for Best Actor in a Supporting Role and Best Actor in a Leading Role at the African Movie Academy Awards in 2008 and 2009.

The beginning

Right from primary school, Michael showed a keen interest in the world of television. He worked behind the camera writing scripts on clapper board television.

A good friend of movie producer Jetta Amata, Michael has always been involved in some capacity in the world of Arts and Theater despite having studied Accounting.

The break

He was buying fuel at a gas station when he was spotted by Ruke Amata of the Amata Dynasty and this happy coincidence set him on tracks to pursue his most cherished dream of becoming an actor.

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