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Frederick Leonard: "Discontent" & "A Better Family" Actor From Nigeria

aisha Published On Sat Jul 18 2020   Modified On Sat Jul 18 2020
Frederick Leonard: "Discontent" & "A Better Family" Actor From Nigeria

Frederick Leonard is an actor, producer, and influencer well-recognized by his roles in 'A Better Family' as Nick, 'Discontent' as Damian, 'A Dance to Forget' as Nicholas, 'Monster Under Skin', and so on.

Leonard was born on May 1, 1976, in Anambra, Nigeria, and has a star sign of Taurus. Keep swiping down to know more interesting facts about Leonard:

Net Worth: $1.5 million

'The Alter Date' actor Frederick Leonard has accumulated a whopping net worth o $1.5 million from his career as an actor, producer, and influencer. He is the CEO of a production company 'cineworxtv', which is also an Audio-visual Company and has produced blockbuster movies and television series.

A picture of Frederick Leonard.
A picture of Frederick Leonard who is worth $1.5 million.
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Education & Alma Mater 

Leonard first attended St Peter’s Anglican Primary School for his primary education and in Oregun High School from where he completed his secondary education. 

He then relocated to Kaduna State, to obtain a B.Sc. degree and applied to Kaduna Polytechnic where he got accepted. Later Leonard graduated with a B.Sc degree in Biochemistry.

Has A Younger Sister

'Memoirs of 4' actor is the firstborn child in his family and has one sister who is currently a student studying at Yaba College of Technology. 

As for now, Leonard is taking care of his sister who is living with him. He also doesn't like to reveal any information about her as she is studying and it could hamper her.

Rumor About Marrying Peggy Ovire

Leonard was rumored to be dating and then marrying Peggy Ovire, an actress, model, and producer. Most of the fans have shipped the actors together and wish they would marry soon. 

However, all these are just rumors and Ovire considers him as a friend and a brother who encourages her. 

Frederick Leonard holdign hands with Peggy Ovire.
Frederick Leonard holdign hands with Peggy Ovire.
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Ovire said in the film industry it's hard to find someone who looks out for you and advise you and said "Leonard and other people do that for me". The 'Royal Switch' actress said she isn't married and has never even introduced any man to her dad and all these rumors are baseless.

Started His Career Since 2001

Leonard the 'Mr. Perfect' actor started his acting career in 2001, where he just played one scene role in the movie. Then he took a break from the industry to complete his university education and obtain a degree. 

After getting a degree, Leonard got back in the industry in 2008, and got his first lead role in a movie 'Indian Doctor'. 

Frederick Leonard in the movie 'Baby Boy'.
Frederick Leonard in the movie 'Baby Boy'.
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Then in 2009, he got to act in a TV soap opera series 'Disclosure' that aired on DSTV. Since his career took off, Leonard has acted in more than 90 movies, television series, short movies, and videos like 'A Better Family', 'Let's Have A Wedding', 'Discontent', 'Web of Love', and so on.

Parents Death

The 'Monster Under Skin' actor lost both his parents and said he feels a void in his life that no one can fill. 

In an interview with This Day, Leonard said his mother was in the 20s when she had him so it was like they grew up together and was like a best friend. He didn't lose a mom, he lost a gossip partner, he lost the love of his life, he lost the center of my world. 

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Frederick Leonard struggled three years after his parents death.
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After his parent's death, he struggles or three years without his mom and it hurts more than anything said, Leonard. His mother saw his struggles and was happy to see achieving his dream and working hard on it. 

Now Leonard wished that his mother was there to see him achieving more in his life that she used to dream for him. Lastly, he said "It’s a void that I don’t think will be filled. Sad to say, but it’s the truth".

YouTube Channel

Leonard also has a YouTube channel named Frederick Leonard which has gained around 5.78k subscribers. He joined YouTube on May 31, 2009, and has posted more than thirty-five videos on his channel. 

The 'Accident' actor mostly uploads a glimpse of his movies, teaser, BTS from the movie, and promo of the movie.

Social Media Presence

As for his social media presence, Leonard is active on Instagram and Facebook. He has gained a huge fan following of 1.3 million on Instagram with the username 'freddieleonard' and 47,388 followers on Facebook with the username 'iamfreddieleonard'.

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