Zubby Michael Biography, Profile, Net Worth, Movies & Education


Zubby Michael Biography, Profile & Net Worth

This page contains Zubby Michael Biography, Zubby Michael Net worth and Profile. Azubuike Michael Egwu is a famous Nigerian actor, Zubby   (born 1 February 1985 in Anambra State, Nigeria) and known for his role in Three Windows, Royal Storm and Professional Lady.

His first appearance was in the movie titled Missing Rib but known for The Three Widows where he played the lead role.

Zubby Michael is not a foreign name in the Nigerian entertainment industry in recent years. If you are a fan of Nollywood home videos, his face will ring a bell to you once you come across it because of his permanent birthmark on his face. Zubby Michael is a Nigerian actor and movie producer in the Nigerian entertainment industry today.


Real name:          Azubuike Michael Egwu

Date of birth:     1 February 1985

Country of Origin:  Federal Republic of Nigeria

Nickname:               Zubby Michael

Occupation:            Film actor

Net worth:             $9.6 million

Relationship:        Single

Education:              Nnamdi Azikiwe University

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Zubby Michael was born Azubuike Michael Egwu, but he is now known professionally as Zubby Michael. He was born on the 1st of February 1985 in Ekwusigo LGA, Anambra State, Nigeria. He grew up in Adamawa State, Nigeria, where he had his primary and secondary school education respectively. He then proceeded to obtain his Bachelor’s degree in Mass Communication from Nnamdi Azikwe University, Enugu State.

He started acting at the age of 8 years, but he starred in his first movie, ‘missing rib’ after he completed his first degree and returned to Yola, Adamawa State. He had his first big break into the Nollywood industry happened in 2006, when he starred in the movie titled ‘The three widows’ as a lead role alongside Oge Okoye. After the movie in 2006, he became a popular face and went on to act in many other Nigerian home videos like ‘Princess Rihanna’, ‘Implication’, ‘The Generals’, ‘Royal storm’, ‘The killer’, ‘Stolen love’, and many other movies over the years.


Zubby Michael was born in Yola, Adamawa state to the family of Mr. and Mrs. Egwu, an entrepreneur and teacher respectively, on February 1, 1985.

He is an indigene of Ozobulu in Ekwusigo Local Government Area of Anambra state.

His parents are civil servants based in Awka Anambra State, Nigeria.

Zubby Michael is the first child in a family of 5 .



Zubby Michael is single but has a son, he was once in a romantic relationship with Mary Okoye, the youngest sister of the famous music duo, Peter Okoye and Paul Okoye, otherwise known as P-Square. He met her at the traditional marriage of his fellow Nollywood actor, Mike Ezuruonye. The relationship didn’t last Long.

Zubby Michael Education:

Zubby Michael got his primary and secondary education in Yola. Thereafter, he secured admission to Nnamdi Azikiwe University in Awka, Anambra state where he bagged a bachelor’s degree in Mass Communication.


Zubby Michael has appeared in a good number of Nollywood movies and TV series, including Bad Omen, Burial Battle, Omoghetto: The Saga, Egg of love, Audio Money, Identical Twins, Dying of Thirst, Hunchback Princess, A Thousand War, The Return of Dangote, Flashback, Seed of Deception, Seed of Greatness, Enemy of Progress, Our Father’s Property, G4 The Money Men, Shameless Sisters, Blood Feud, Son of No Man, Boy Makes Money, The Return of Eze Ndi Ala, Afraid to Fall, Pains of the Orphan, Yahoo King, Sound of Calamity, Hunted Bride, Omenka, Lack of Money, Yahoo Shrine, Throne of Terror, Anayo China, Youngest Wife, Made in South, Wasted Authority, Mama, Bastard Money, War for love, Mr. Arrogant, Ozoemena Ozubulu, The Return, Adaure, My love, The King of Vulture (Eze K’udene), Sword of Justice, The Promise, Family Matters (Akara Ayasago), Compound fools, 1st Hit, Okada 50, Sound of Calamity, Haunted Bride.

Zubby Michael movies

He has been nominated for several awards and has won some awards also. On the 25th of November 2019, he was appointed as the Special Adviser on media to Willie Obiano, the Executive Governor of Lagos State.

He is currently single, and he has a son who he keeps out of the public’s eye. Zubby Michael was involved in a relationship with Mary Okoye for some years. Mary Okoye is the junior sister of Paul and Peter Okoye (Psqaure duo). Zubby Michael and Mary Okoye called in quits when the actor revealed that they ended things because she was ready to settle down, while he was not up for that commitment at the time they broke up. According to him, he has a lot of things he intends to achieve in the future, so watch out.

Zubby Michael’s Net worth

Zubby Michael is not only an actor, he is a movie producer in Nollywood. He has also delved into politics by accepting his appointment as the Special Adviser on Media to Willie Obiano in Anambra State. All these occupations earn him his recognition as one of the highest-paid and most influential actors in Nigeria, especially in the Eastern parts of Nigeria. He has an estimated net worth of about $9.6 million.


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