Ani Iyoho is a dynamic actor born on the 2nd of September, 1980 to the family of Barr. and Mrs. Lawrence Iyoho. He is from Akwa Ibom State.
Registered with the Actors Guild of Nigeria, Lagos branch in 2004 he has since featured in top-notch movies such as â€œEnslavedâ€ (an Emem Isong movie, directed by Lancelot Imasuen);Â â€œBetween Two Worldsâ€ (alongside Jim Iyke) and â€Â ChaseÂ â€ both directed by Moses â€˜Sneezeâ€™ Inwang. He has also worked with veteran producer and director, Zeb Ejiro in â€œClose to youâ€, and with Red Ejiro, producer in the award winning movie â€œCheckpointâ€.
More recently, his roles have included lead roles in movies such as â€œSins of the pastâ€ alongside Ghanaian star, John Dumelo; and supporting lead role in â€œJ.U.D.E.â€, a 2010 Nollywood-Bollywood collaboration directed by Chukwuma Osakwe. Ani Iyoho can also be seen in cameo scenes of past episodes of Mnet soaps â€œDoctors Quartersâ€ and â€œTinselâ€, But currently plays the lead character, Koye Johnson, inÂ â€œEchoesâ€, (a soap produced by Galaxy Television), Barnabas Barde in Binding Duty and is about to begin shoot with Ghanaian born producer Shirley Frimpong of Sparrow Production in the renowned Adamâ€™s Apple follow up chapters. Ani just concluded shoot with Gomadfilmsâ€™ 4 Crooks and a Rookie as Cyborg and is presently shooting as Cool Joe in Made in Nigeria â€“ the Contractor .
When heâ€™s not acting, Ani Iyoho is running LaMB Entertainment, an entertainment company co-founded with his brother with a vision for innovative movie production techniques.Â Possessing further appreciable set of skills to complement his acting talent, including Karate (black belt), singing, ability to mimic some local and international accents, swimming proficiency, and the ability to do his own stunts, Ani Iyoho is definitely a rising star to watch out for.
Recently a Special-effect wentÂ wrong On a Nollywood movie set as actorÂ Ani IyohoÂ got severely burnt with fire & lands in hospital, this is aÂ near death incident that was managed to be averted. Ani Iyoho was badly burnt while playing a fire incident role on set of movie director, Stanlee Ohikhuare.
VIDEO: Watch How Nollywood actor Ani Iyoho got burnt on set