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Ali Nuhu: Facts and Photos in Details About This Nigerian Actor

aisha Published On Tue Jul 21 2020   Modified On Tue Jul 21 2020
Ali Nuhu: Facts and Photos in Details About This Nigerian Actor

Ali Nuhu is an actor, producer, and director well-recognized by his roles in movies like 'Last Flight to Abuja' as Dan, 'Banana Island Ghost' as Mr. King, 'Hakkunde' as Waziri, and 'Confusion Na Wa' as Bello.

Nuhu was born on March 15, 1974, in Maiduguri, Nigeria, and has a star sign of Pisces. Here are some more interesting facts about Nuhu:

Net Worth: $1 million

'Prince of the Nigeria' actor Ali Nuhu who played Dennis has accumulated an estimated net worth of $1 million from his career as an actor, producer, and director. He is also the brand ambassador of various governmental and nongovernmental campaigns that include Globacom, Omo, Samsung, and others.

Education & Alma Mater

Born and raised in Maiduguri, Nuhu completed his primary and secondary education from the local school. Then he joined the University of Jos from where he studied Geography and got his Bachelor of Arts degree. 

Then he did a Nation service in Ibadan that is located in Oyo state. Nuhu later got enrolled at the University of Southern California where he did a film production and cinematic arts course.

Wife: Maimuna Garba Ja Abdulkadir 

Nuhu is married to Maimuna Garba Ja Abdulkadir since 2003 and has been married for over 17 years. The pair are also blessed with two children form their marriage. 

Nuhu always describes his wife as a beloved beautiful spouse and said their love has grown with time. 

Ali Nuhu with his wife Maimuna Garba Ja Abdulkadir.
Ali Nuhu with his wife Maimuna Garba Ja Abdulkadir.
Image Source: Modern Ghana

Abdulkadir has now understood her husband's profession as she had never been jealous of Nuhu's working space. Sometimes the actor plays intimate scenes like hugging and kissing his female co-stars but Abdulkadir has understood his work and his profession.

Blessed With Two Children

Nuhu has given birth to two children from his 17 years of marriage with Abdulkadir. He has a son named Ahmad Nuhu and a daughter named Fatima Nuhu. 

Ali Nuhu with his wife and two children in traditional dress.
Ali Nuhu with his wife and two children.
Image Source: Africa Parent

Ali loves his children as he tends to keep his children comfortable as they regard him as his best friend. He also studies them carefully, advises them, and fully supports them in career choice and interest they love. Nuhu also loves the time he picks up and drops his children as he enjoys the bond they share.

Lost His Father

Recently on June 8, 2020, Nuhu lost his father Nuhu Poloma, a former chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Gombe. He was rushed into Federal Teaching Hospital where he was declared dead from an undisclosed illness. 

Nuhu took social media to declare his father's demise where other actors and producers also repost the post by giving him condolence.

Picture of Ali Nuhu father Nuhu Poloma.
Picture of Ali Nuhu father Nuhu Poloma.
Image Source: Opera News

Robbed While Attending Award Event

In 2015, the 'Memories of My Heart' actor experienced a horrible experience as he was robbed on the Kano/Kaduna Expressway road. At 8 pm he was on his way to Abuja to attend the MTN Kannywood Awards when he encountered the robbers. Nuhu was in his Honda Cross 2012 model car which he bought recently. 

Ali Nuhu in front of his Honda Cross 2012 which was robbed.
Ali Nuhu in his Honda Cross 2012 which was robbed.
Image Source: Opera News

The robbers stole his new car, phone, and cash while he was with producer, Mustee Junior, a Makeup Assistant Sajjad Fkd and Ali pa Jamilu Sani. According to Nuhu, one of the robbers recognized him and instead others to let him go but the leader of the gang denied and said he should be robbed. After the robbery, he thanked Allah for sparing his life and as for now, he is already back at the work.

Has Won 25 Awards

Nuhu has been nominated for thirty different category awards throughout his career and has won twenty-five awards from it. He is mostly known as the king of Kannywood or "sarki” by all the media. The actor has won Africa Movie Academy Awards, City People Entertainment Awards, Best of Nollywood Awards, for the category Best Actor, Most Outstanding Actor, Kannywood Face, and others.  

A picture of Ali Nuhu in his traditional wear.
Picture of Ali Nuhu who has won 25 Awards.
Image Source: Twitter

YouTube Channel

The 'Beautiful Soul' actor also runs a youtube channel named 'Ali Nuhu' where he has gathered around 27.5k subscribers on his channel. He started his channel on July 17, 2012, and has posted more than two hundred videos on his channel and has acquired a total of 3,062,759 views. Nuhu has mostly uploaded videos of the trailer of his movie, behind the scene, whole movies, and music videos. 

Social Media Presence

As for her social media presence, Nuhu is active on Instagram, Twitter, and Facebook. He has gained around 1.7 million followers on Instagram with the username 'realalinuhu'. Likewise, he has gathered around 308.5k followers on Twitter with the username 'alinuhu' and followers on 1.76 million Facebook with the username 'actoralinuhu'.

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