International star and famed Nollywood actor Jim Iyke, joins us in the studio. He will be chatting about his new clothing label, as well as his latest television show named the ‘The Adventurer’
He was born James Ikechukwu Esomugha, in Libreville, Gabon, where he grew up with seven other siblings. He studied Psychology as well as Banking and Finance, at the University of Jos, in Nigeria.Jim is one of Nollywood’s biggest stars, as he is not just an actor but also a reality tv star, Music artiste and producer, model, entrepreneur and philanthropist. One of his most acclaimed roles was in the movie ‘Last Flight To Abuja’ were he starred alongside Omotola Jalade Ekeinde and internationally acclaimed actor, Hakeem Kae-Kazim.
He started out as a model, when he moved to Lagos, but soon started acting in 2001, and got into Nollywood, where he excelled and got pushed to stardom. Since beginning his acting career, he has been in over 150 movies and home videos, which has led to him becoming one of the highest paid actors in Nollywood. He is also known as the ‘Nollywood Bad Boy,’ do to the number roles which he plays the leading man in romance movies.