Zachee Ama Orji popularly known as Zack Orji is a famous Nollywood actor, producer, director, filmmaker, entrepreneur and a philanthropist.He was born on 10th October 1960 in Libreville, Gabon. He is currently 59 years old. Zack Orji grew up in Cameroon, Togo and Benin Republic all in West Africa. He is originally from Nsukka, Enugu State in the south eastern part of Nigeria.Zack Orji completed both his primary and secondary school education in Gabon, Cameroon and Togo all in West Africa where he obtained both his First School Leaving Certificate and West African Senior School Certificate.Zack Orji returned to Nigeria and proceeded to University of Nigeria Nsukka in Enugu State, Nigeria and graduated with a Bachelor’s Degree in Estate Management.Zack Orji is currently married to Ngozi Orji and the marriage is blessed with three beautiful children. One of his sons, Lionel Chukwuemeka Orji is a fast rising musician in Nigeria.
Zack Orji Acting Career
After completing his university education, Zack Orji joined the Nigerian movie industry popularly known as Nollywood in 1994 and acted in his first movie “Unforgiven Sin” a movie that brought him to limelight.Zack Orji has acted in more than 250 Nollywood movies. Some of the movies he has acted include Unforgiven Sin, Half a Yellow Sun, Above Death, All My Life, Games Women Play, Women’s Cot, Zonal Leader, and many more. He features mostly as a pastor, catholic priest, good husband, caring father and a good father-in-law in several Nollywood movies. He has acted alongside great actors and actresses like; RMD, Pete Edochie, Kanayo O Kanayo, Jim Ike, Ramsey Nouah, Sam Loco, Omotola, Genevieve and a host of others.
Zack Orji Net Worth
Some of the awards he has won include Lifetime Achievement Awards at the City People Entertainment Awards, Best Actor in Drama at the Africa Magic Viewers Choice Awards, Best Actor in a Supporting Role at the Africa Movie Academy Awards and Nollywood Most Prominent Actor in Nigeria at the Best of Nollywood Awards.
Zack Orji Net Worth
Zack Orji currently has an estimated net worth of over $3 million, making him one of the richest and most influential actors in Nigeria.He makes money from acting,as a brand influencer and owns businesses. He is also involved in other businesses such as real estate investments and entrepreneurship.Zack Orji is currently a GLO Ambassador and also an MTN brand ambassador.