List Of Promising And Fast Rising Nollywood Actors


    Here are Nollywood’s new leading men who are poised to take over from the likes of Ramsey Nouah, Emeka Ike, Jim Iyke, etc.


    He started acting since 2001 but left to complete his university program and returned in 2006. His role in”Indian Doctor ” relaunched him back to limelight. Fredrick has featured in a lot of Nollywood movies including Ghanaian movies.

    2) KEN ERICS

    ken Erics is an actor and into music as well. A theatre arts graduate of Nnamdi Azikiwe University Awka. The Anambra state born actor who started acting 9 years ago has really risen to the point of grabbing lead and sub lead roles every now and then.

    He put up a scalar cast performance in the movie “The Illiterate “.


    Jerry is a fresh face whose good looks attracts him roles of prince and lover boy roles. Although he hadn’t been much of a regular face because it had been a little difficult coping with his studies in NAU and doing movies but he’s been working them out and finally he’s done with school and now has the whole time to himself and of course Nollywood. SEE MORE AFTER CUT>>>>>>

    He stared in these movies: The Anacondas,7books of moses,Tears of the innocent, Palace of blood, World of angels and many more.

    Jerry now plays lead and sub lead roles and is constant now in movies.


    The light skinned Michael is an up coming and fastest rising actor who has featured in movies like The Models,Mystery of Destiny, Heart of a Fighter, Mission To the Grave, and so many others. People say he looks like Mike Ezuruonye.


    In 2006, he entered for the Amstel Malta Box Office (AMBO2) show where he made it to top ten, out of over fifty thousand applicants nationwide. Here, he honed his innate acting skills under one of Nigeria’s finest thespians, Sam Dede and even though he didn’t win, accolades kept pouring in for his acting skills till today. Since then he has starred in several ‘creme of the crop’ Nollywood productions including, Fatal Imagination, and Sweet Tomorrow,The Rivals(winner, Best International Drama at theNew YorkFilm Festival) Cash Money, and Two Brides And A Baby, amongst others.The 31 year old actor had been nominated at the Best of Nollywood(BON), Golden Icons Academy Movie Awards (GIAMA) and the African Movie Academy Awards(AMAA).


    On 9thFebruary, 2013, Nollywood Actor Junior Pope Odonwodo was honored with the most Rising Nollywood Actor of the year award by the Benue State government.

    On Sunday, 15th December, was honoured with ‘Best supporting Actor Of The Year’ award at PAMSAA 2013, held at the Sheraton Hotels and Towers Abuja.

    Pope started his acting by playing roles such as body guards in Epic films due to his physique, but now he has diversified.


    He always acts alongside Junior Pope as if they were Aki and Pawpaw.Zubby is a fast and promising actor who has featured in so many Nollywood films.

    8) I.K OGBONNA

    Ik Ogbonna is one of the fastest rising Nollywood actors at the moment and is sought after by producers. With just less than three years of acting professionally, IK who also doubles as a model for many brands in Nigeria and abroad, is versatile and obviously knows his onions. He first got public attention after participating in the 2005 Amstel Malta Box Office but delved into modelling after that, has featured some high budget Nollywood movies between 2012 and 2013, most prominently “Playing Safe,” “A Wish,” and “Love Lorn.”


    Alex emerged the First Runner Up in the second edition of Mr Nigeria Contest in 2010. He is a model turned actor and a law graduate. His first movie was “Sinners in the House.” The 28 year old actor has featured in a number of films, including Ladies man, In the Cupboard, True Citizens, Weekend Gateway. He is really coming up.


    He was the winner of the maiden edition of the Mr Nigeria contest in 2007. Bryan is a model turned actor and has featured in I’ll Take My Chances, Heart to Heart, True Citizens, Weekend Gateaway, and Awakening.


    Uti came into limelight when he won the 2010 Big Brother Africa. He has featured in films such as True Citizens, In the Cupboard, Bursting out, Weekend Gateaway.


    Married to Muma Gee, the singer. He has featured in movies like Princess Rihana, The Code, Emeka Too Much Money, and Mirror of Life, where he acted Unclad.

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