Nigerian well spoken veteran actor, producer, writer, and philanthropist Zack Orji was born on October 10, 1960, in Libreville, Gabon.
The legendary actor, whose name is Zachee Ama Orji grew up in Cameroon, Togo, and the Benin Republic but his roots is from Nsukka, Enugu State in the southeastern part of Nigeria. He comes from a family of seven. He had his basic and secondary education in Gabon, Cameroon, and Togo.
Zack had his tertiary education at the University of Nigerian Nsukka in Enugu State where he obtained a Bachelor’s Degree in Estate Management. In 1991, Zack Orji joined the Nigerian movie industry, Nollywood with his debut appearance in the movie ‘Unforgiven Sin’ which brought him to prominence.
He has featured in over 250 movies in Nigerian and the excellence to which he brings to the interpretation of scripts to the screen makes him outstanding with many describing him a legend.
Zack Orji is a proud recipient of over 20 awards to his name which include City People Entertainment Lifetime Achievement Awards, Nollywood Most Prominent Actor in Nigeria at the Best of Nollywood Awards, 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 of the Year at the Africa Movie Academy Awards and Most Promising Actor in Nigeria at the City People Entertainment Awards.
The veteran actor is a father of three adorable children and is married to Ngozi Orji and one of his sons, Lionel Chukwuemeke Orjis is making strides in his music career. Currently, Zack Orji is living in Lagos State with his family, and aside from acting in movies, he runs a real estate business. As it stands now, Zack Orji is one of the richest Nollywood actors with an estimated net worth of $3 million.