This article contains everything you need to know about Nigerian actor Chimezie Imo
Who is Chimezie Imo?
Chimezie Imo is a Nigerian actor and model well known for his role as Shina in the MTV Shuga Naija series and as the titular lead in the critically acclaimed Nigerian movie, Nimbe.
Full data of Nigerian actor Chimezie Imo
|Full Name||Emmanuel Chimezie Imo|
|Birthday||January 7, 1992|
|State of Origin||Imo State|
|Place of Residence||Lagos|
|Career||Actor, vocalist, voice-over artist and model|
Chimezie Imo’s Childhood and Education
Though originally from Imo State, Chimezie Imo was born in Lagos State. He had both his primary and secondary education in Abuja; Jabi Primary School and Government Science Secondary School, Pyakasa, respectively.
Chimezie Imo attended the Abubakar Tafawa Balewa University (ATBU), Bauchi, where he obtained a Bachelor of Science degree in Applied Ecology.
Chimezie Imo’s Acting Career
Chimezie Imo has been acting since he was 7 years old after joining his church drama group. He also sang in the church choir. Chimezie’s first appearance as a screen actor was in the TV series “Learning Curves” after emerging third runner up at the Next Movie Star Reality TV Show. Learning Curves is a drama TV series produced by Chris Ode and directed by Ndu Scott.
Since then, Chimezie Imo has gone on to feature in over 15 movies and TV series, of which some of the most notable are:
- MTV Shuga Naija
- Castle & Castle
- Mother Love
- Mustapha, etc
Chimezie Imo awards and nominations
Chimezie Imo has been nominated for the following awards:
- The Future Awards Prize for Acting (2020)
- The African Movie Academy Awards (AMAA) for Best Young/ Promising Actor (2020)
Other Interesting Facts To Know About Chimezie Imo
Chimezie Imo calls American actor Leonardo DiCaprio his biggest inspiration in acting. The 28-year-old says he enjoys travelling, eating and watching movies.
Chimezie Imo says his most-challenging role in a movie so far is in the 2019 Nigerian drama film, Nimbe. Chimezie said during an earlier interview with DNB Stories: “Nimbe is probably my most challenging role yet. But I love a good challenge, so it was exciting to take it up.”
Chimezie on social media
Nigerian actor Chmezie Imo is active on social media.
Chimezie Imo’s Instagram – @chimezie_imo
Chimezie Imo’s Twitter – @CHIMEZIE_IMO