Biography/Profile/History Of Nollywood actor Enyinna Nwigwe


iP4pJm4XNigerian born Nollywood Actor and Producer Enyinna Nwigwe has worked in partnership with some of the most respected producers and directors in Africa and beyond.

Enyinna-Nwigwe-most-stylish-actor-eagleproductionslimitedEnyinna Nwigwe is from Imo State, Nigeria. Andy/Yina (as friends like to call him) is the last of four children born to public servant parents in Nigeria. A graduate of the University of Calabar in Nigeria, Enyinna first made the headlines in Nigeria when as a shy teenager he won the teenage tennis tournament in his state, a title he went on to defend the next year. He began his entertainment career as a runway model and transcended into a much sought after model for print advertising, but ultimately found his calling when he met internationally acclaimed filmmaker Jeta Amata who instantly saw the potential in him and went on to cast him in his first movie role and thus his prominent acting career was born.

Pic (3) - Enyinna Nwigwe on the set of 'Black November'
Beginning in 2005, with starring roles in videos such as ‘Wheel of Change’ and ‘Last Game’, he earned the reputation of a rising star in Nigeria. He continued to land a variety of roles such as an attorney in ‘Games Men Play, He also took it further and dared to go where eagles dread when he played a gay lawyer in “Reloaded”, Enyinna went on to build a more impressive fan base when he took on the role of the philandering bachelor in the Nigerian- Guinness sponsored tv series ” Bachelors”,The leading man in Jeta Amata’s ‘Mary Slessor’ with which he also earned his first “Producer” title and also has Titles like “Sarauniya” (The story of Queen Amina)under his Producer belt, all geared towards preserving the Nigerian heritage. He also starred in “The Amazing Grace”, and most recently starring in the explosive political thriller ‘Black November’ as Tamuno.

imageIt is ‘Black November” a riveting film by Jeta Amata which depicts the violence, corruption and human injustice in the Niger Delta that has introduced Enyinna to America and potentially the rest of the world.

IMG_4416Enyinna is part of the campaign “Save the Niger Delta”, a movement aimed at cleaning up the oil spills in the Niger Delta of Nigeria, one that informed the “Black November” story. He also is doing his bit to take Nollywood to the world and bring the world to Nollywood.


Suru’lere – 2016
Couple Of Days – 2016
Remember Me – 2016
Jazz Me Up – 2016
Dinner – 2016
Put A Ring On It – 2016
When Love Happens Again – 2016
Mira – 2016
Lose My Love – 2016
For The Wrong Reason – 2016
Prayer Point – 2016
Tinsel (Tv)
When Love Happens – 2015
Silver Rain – 2015
Karma -2015
Thy Will Be Done – 2015
My Angel – 2015
Love Struck – 2015
Turning Point – 2014
Black November – 2014
Into The Delta ‎(Documentary) – 2013
Black Gold – 2012
Queen Amina of Zaria – 2008
The Amazing Grace – 2005
Bachelors (Tv) – 2006 >2008
Heaven’s Gate (Tv) 2007 – 2008
Sweet Pain -2008
Garden of Love – 2008
Circle of Love – 2008
Reloaded – 2007
Games Men Play – 2006
My Brother My Keeper – 2006
The Cross River Experience (Stage Musical) – 2006
Blue Peter ‘Welcome To Nollywood’ (BBC) – 2005
Tumini’s Song – 2005
Be My Wife – 2005
Mary Slessor (Tv) – 2005
Amazoni – 2005
Last Game – 2005
Wheel of Change – 2004


Houston Texas Award

Houston Texas Award


State of Texas Award of Recognition


Black November Certificate of Congressional Recognition


Los Angeles Certificate of Commendation


Certificate of Special Congressional Recognition


Enyinna Nwigwe holding his Best Supporting Actor of The Year Award.

Enyinna Nwigwe holding his Best Supporting Actor of The Year Award.


Certificate of Recognition for Lead Actor Role in Black November Movie

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City People Awards



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