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Emeka Ike: All The Facts and Details About This Nigerian Actor

aisha Published On Mon Jul 20 2020   Modified On Mon Jul 20 2020
Emeka Ike: All The Facts and Details About This Nigerian Actor

Emeka Ike is a well recognized Nigerian actor known for his roles in movies like 'A Million Tears ' as Uche, 'I Swear' as Jhonson, 'Dream Lover' as Tony and Stigma as Doctor Jide, and many more.

Ike was born on March 22, 1967, in Lagos, Nigeria, and has a star sign of Aries. He is of an Igbo origin. Keep scrolling down to know more interesting facts about Ike:

Net Worth: $3 million

The Stigma actor Emeka Ike has an estimated net worth of around $3 million gained from his career as an actor. 

Emeka Ike who is worth $3 million.
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Education & Alma Mater

Ike attended Eko Primary School in Bariga, Lagos, Nigeria from where he completed his primary education. He then went to Apata Memorial High School in Isolo, Lagos from where he completed his secondary education and gained his West African Senior School Certificate. 

Later, Ike got enrolled at the University of Lagos and acquired his bachelor's certificate in mechanical engineering. 

Ex-Wife: Suzanne Emma

Ike was married to Suzanne Emma, a teacher for over 17 years. Ike and Emma got married in the year 2000 but unfortunately, Emma filed for divorce at Lagos Island Customary Court in 2015 for unknown reasons. The court finalized their divorce after two years in 2017.  

Emeka Ike with his ex-wife Suzanne Emma.
Emeka Ike with his ex-wife Suzanne Emma.
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Even after the divorce, Ike finds it difficult that he wasn't together with Emma as it was the most painful part of his life to watch his wife leave him. 

Emma went to the court stating her former husband Ike was physically and verbally abusing her throughout their marriage.

Wife: Yolanda Pfeifferd 

After facing a tragic divorce and failed marriage, Ike was never the same again in the matter of love. But hopefully, the actor has found love again in his life. He was in love with a supermodel and a beautician, Yolanda Pfeiffer with whom he even got married. The pair are now blessed with three children from their happy married life.    

Emeka Ike with his wife Yolanda Pfeifferd. 
Emeka Ike with his wife Yolanda Pfeifferd. 
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Has Seven Children From Different Mothers

Ike is blessed with seven children: four with his first wife Suzanne Emma and three from his second marriage with Yolanda Pfeifferd. However, he has revealed only revealed the name of his three children named Andrea, Jason, and Michael Ike. 

Emeka Ike with wife and seven children.
Emeka Ike with wife and seven children.
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Then in 2019, he welcomed a healthy girl with his wife Pfeifferd in Germany. This was an extremely joyful moment for the veteran movie star and made it known to his fans via Instagram on Tuesday, October 29 in 2019. He went on and revealed his daughter's name, Oluchi Ike.

His Career As An Actor

Although the famous Nollywood star studied mechanical engineering by attending the University of Lagos, he persuaded his career as an actor. He found himself being passionate about acting and consequently found his breakthrough in a major role of 'Deadly Affair' in 1987. Before Ike got this major role, he used to get minor roles in movies. 

Emeka Ike in the movie 'A Million Tears'.
Emeka Ike in the movie 'A Million Tears'.
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He started to get major roles when one of his senior colleagues in the Nollywood instituted him to a movie producer. Since then, he has acted in more than 150 movies, television series, short movies, and videos like 'A Can of Worms', 'After My Heart', 'Piece of My Soul', 'Heavy Battle', 'Confidential Romance', and so on.

Social Media Presence

As for his social media presence, Ike is active on Instagram where he has gained around 67.3k followers on Instagram with the username 'emekaikeofficial'. 

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