Ashley Nwosu Biography, Career, Movies and Networth.
Ashley Nwosu Biography: The Late Ashley Nwosu was a veteran Nollywood actor. He featured mainly in Igbo and English movies. He died at the age of 56 and he would always be remembered for his roles in legendary Nollywood home videos including ”Take Me to Mama”. He was also an entrepreneur, a philanthropist and a television personality.
Ashley Nwosu was born on 21st November, 1954 in Umuahia-Oboro, Abia State and died on the 21st of April, 2011 at a Military Hospital in Lagos State, Nigeria due to a liver disease he had been battling with for months. He was born to Pa Francis Ibeabudi Nwosu (Father) and Mrs. Ezinne Victoria Nwosu (Mother), he was the 4th of 7 children.
He attended Umuigu Central Primary School in Umuahia-Oboro, Abia State where he got his First School Leaving Certificate. He proceeded to Oboro Secondary School at Umuahia-Oboro, Abia State where he got his West African Senior School Certificate. He later gained admission into the University of Nigeria, Nsukka at Enugu State where he graduated with a Bachelor’s Degree in Zoology.
Ashley Nwosu met Grace Iberie Nwosu, a beautiful, lovely and talented woman in 1985 who he got married to and they have five children together, four girls and one boy.
Career and Movies
The late Ashley Nwosu began his acting career in 1988 with the NTA network drama series called “Tele-movies” and he later joined “Nollywood”, the Nigerian Movie Industry in the early 90s.
He featured in many Nollywood movies before his death. Some which includes:
A Better Place
Passion of Minds,
My American Nurse
Power of Love
The Pastor’s Daughter
Twist of Fate
Prisoner of Love
Nigerian Girls, etc.
As of 2010, he also produced his own movie “The Shield of Faith” which was premiered at the Silverbird Galleria at Ikeja, Lagos State on 12th December 2010.
Ashley Nwosu was one of the richest and most influential actors in Nigeria before his death with an estimated net worth of $450,000.
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