Kenneth Okonkwo Biography, Family, Height, Weight, Career, Net Worth & More

Kenneth Okonkwo is an actor, producer, politician, and lawyer from Nigeria. He was born in Nsukka, Enugu State, Nigeria, on November 6, 1968. Kenneth Okonkwo has made a big difference in the Nigerian film business, which is also known as Nollywood.

He is known for his captivating performances and ability to play a lot of different roles. Find more details about the Nollywood Actor from this article.

Kenneth Okonkwo Biography

Kenneth Okonkwo Biography

Full Name Kenneth Okonkwo
Known As Kenneth
Date of Birth November 6, 1968
Age 55 years (As of 2023)
Birth Place Nsukka, Enugu State, Nigeria
Profession Actor, Politician
Nationality Nigerian
Religion Muslim (speculated)
Ethnicity African Black
Current Location Nigeria
School Local High School
Alma Mater University of Nigeria, University of Lago
Highest Qualification Master’s Degree in International Law and Diplomacy

Kenneth Okonkwo Height & Weight

Kenneth Okonkwo Biography

Parameter Measure
Height 5 feet 9 inches (approx)
Weight 79 kg (approx)
Hair Color Black
Eye Color Black

Kenneth Okonkwo Family, Marital Status, Wife

He married Ogechi Ezekiel as his first wife in 2000, but they split up in 2002 after only two years of marriage. Pastor Ezekiel, General Overseer of Christian Pentecostal Mission International at the time, has a daughter named Ogechi. Their marriage didn’t last long, but they had a son named Ifeanyi.

His mother wanted to help him find love again after his marriage to Ogechi Ezekiel ended. They have been married to Mrs. Ifeoma Okonkwo since 2007. It happened about five years after his split. After nine years of waiting, they finally had a son in 2016.

Kenneth Okonkwo Biography

Kenechukwu Okonkwo, their child, was born on May 6, 2016, at the University of Maryland St. Joseph Medical Center in the United States. This child, whose name, Kenechukwu, means “Praise God,” was a big reason for the parents to praise God.

Marital Status Married (twice)
Wife Ogechi Ezekiel, Ifeoma Okonkwo


Ozioko Francis Okonkwo

Beatrice Okonkwo

Children Ifeanyi, Kenechukwu

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Kenneth Okonkwo Career

Early in his career, Kenneth Okonkwo started starring in the movie “Living in Bondage,” which was released in the late 1980s and became a huge hit. It is often called the film that started Nollywood. There were many great reviews of his performance as Andy Okeke in the movie, which made him one of the best players of his time.

Kenneth Okonkwo Biography

Kenneth is one of the best singers in Nigeria. More than 200 movies have had him in them. That same year, he won the African Movie Academy Award for Special Recognition of the Nollywood Pillars.

In 2015, the City People Entertainment Awards organisers gave him a special award to show their respect for his work in making entertainment better in Nigeria.

Kenneth Okonkwo Biography

In 2014, he ran for the House of Representatives from the Nsukka/Igboeze South Federal Constituency for the People’s Democratic Party (PDP). This was the start of his political journey. Later, he said he would run for governor of Enugu State in 2019 as a candidate for the All People’s Congress (APC).

Kenneth joined the Labour Party in 2022 because he disagreed with the APC’s choice of Muslim candidates for president and vice president in the 2023 election.

Kenneth Okonkwo Net Worth

It is thought that Kenneth Okonkwo’s net worth is $5 Million, which he has made from working as an actor and a lawyer.

Kenneth Okonkwo Biography

Kenneth Okonkwo Social Media

Kenneth Okonkwo Favourites

Kenneth Okonkwo Biography

Favourite Actor Christopher Julius Rock
Favourite Actress Lupita Amondi Nyong’o
Favourite Food African Cuisine
Favourite Place Italy
Favourite Color Blue

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