Zack Orji biography: age, wife, children, net worth, movies

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In Nollywood, Zack Orji is a well-known figure. He’s a well-known actor, producer, filmmaker, director, philanthropist, and businessman. He has almost 250 films to his credit now. What is your level of familiarity with the actor?

Zack Orji looking all smiles . Photo: @zack_orji11
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Who is Zack Orji, and where did he come from? He is a well-known actor, producer, filmmaker, director, philanthropist, and entrepreneur who has made a reputation for himself both in his home country and abroad. Zack is one among Nigeria’s wealthiest and most powerful figures. Here’s everything you need to know about Zack Orji.

Profile summary

  • Full name: Zachee Ama Orji
  • Date of birth: October 10, 1960
  • Zack Orji age: 60 years (as of 2021)
  • Gender: Male
  • Career: Actor
  • Languages: English and French

Zack Orji biography

On October 10, 1960, in Libreville, Gabon, the famous actor was born. He grew raised in West Africa, in Cameroon, Togo, and the Benin Republic. Zack is the oldest of seven children in his family.

During his boyhood, the actor adored fetching firewood and was a great assistance to his mother, who worked in the soft drinks’ industry.

His father wished for him to pursue a career in medicine. The actor was, however, absent on exam day, resulting in automatic disqualification for that year.

Zack Orji out and about on a bright and sunny day. Photo: @zack_orji11
Source: Instagram

After finishing his primary and senior school education, he moved to Nigeria. He enrolled in the University of Nigeria Nsukka and received a Bachelor’s degree in Estate Management.

He began making shoes after completing his tertiary studies. His shop, on the other hand, was broken into, and various products were stolen.


At a young age, the brilliant actor developed an interest and enthusiasm for performing. In the film Unforgiving Sin, he made his debut (1991).

Since then, he has appeared in over 200 films, which is an incredible achievement. In addition to acting, the actor has dabbled in real estate and businesses.

Zack Orji movies

In a number of films, the actor has demonstrated his abilities and talent. Here’s a sample of Zack Orji’s filmography:

  • Head Gone
  • Christmas is Coming
  • Games Women Play
  • Women’s Cot
  • The Blue Kingdom
  • Three Wise Men
  • Beson’s Villa
  • All My Life
  • Brave Heart
  • Mama Africa
  • Heritage
  • The Bridge
  • Half a Yellow Sun
  • The Witch
  • Above Death: In God we Trust
  • Zonal Leader
  • Descent
  • Sacred Heart
  • Just One Blood
  • Blood Money
  • Emotional Blackmail
  • Sweet Face
  • Fire Dancer
  • Glamour Girls
  • Brave Heart 2
  • Olokun – The Big City
  • Witches
  • Last Warning
  • Tongue
  • Scars
  • Zonal Leader
  • St. Mary
Zack Orji posing for a picture like the star he is. Photo: @zack_orji11
Source: Instagram


Throughout his acting career, the talented actor has received numerous awards. Here are a few of his major achievements:

  • Nollywood Most Prominent Actor in Nigeria at the Best of Nollywood Awards
  • City People Entertainment Lifetime Achievement Award
  • Best Actor in Nigeria at the Africa Magic Viewers Choice Awards
  • Best Actor in a Leading Role at the Africa Movie Academy Awards
  • Best Actor in Nigeria at the Africa Magic Viewers Choice Awards
  • Best Actor of the Year at the Africa Movie Academy Awards
  • Most Promising Actor in Nigeria at the City People Entertainment Awards

Zack Orji family

The actor has three children and is married. Ngozi Orji is Zack Orji’s wife, and the entire family lives in Nigeria. In Nigeria, one of Zack’s sons is a budding artist.

Zack Orji net worth

It’s worth noting that the actor is one of Nollywood’s highest-paid and wealthiest actors. His net worth is estimated to be at $3 million.

Zack Orji is a talented and inventive Nigerian actor. He is one of the most sought-after performers in Nollywood, and he has paved the path for many emerging actors.

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