Jim Iyke’s Biography, Net Worth, Cars And House

The multi talented actor, singer and songwriter, Jim Iyke a graduate of Philosophy cum Nollywood Actor was born September 25, 1976 in Libreville, Gabon, with parents, Mr and Mrs Stephen Okolue, Though his surname changed from okolue to Esomugha, reasons best known to him.

Jim Iyke is from Enugu Agidi town in Anambra State, he is  from a family of 8 (7 girls and 1 boy) and he happens to be the only son of his parents.

Jim Iyke studied at the University of Jos, Plateau State where he got a diploma in Banking and Finance and then a B.Sc. in Philosophy, certificates which he actually never used, in this part of the world, we call it FATE or DESTINY.

James Ikechukwu Esomugha, popularly known as Jim Iyke and widely regarded as Nollywood’s bad boy, is a Nigerian actor in Nigeria’s movie industry, He has won so many awards to his credit. A popular and purposeful actor. Jim Iyke has grown and excelled in the entertainment industry. He makes his money from acting, endorsements and his business. Some of his awards include-African Achievement Award, Best Actor in Nigerian Entertainment, best actor of the year 2010.

The Nollywood bad boy, Jim Iyke sparked his acting career way back in 2001 and since then, has starred in over 160 movies and still counting, He boasts as one of the richest and highest paid Nigerian actors till date.

In 2007 Jim Iyke kick started his own movie production company, known as Untamed Productions. Jim Iyke began his own music label, Untamed Records, followed suits, his personal record label with first album titled “Who Am I?” featuring some of Nigeria’s top musicians such as TuFace Idibia, and Sound Sultan and “was born to do this” Feat Puffy T. when i say the dude is multi talented, don’t doubt me.

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REAL NAME: James Ikechukwu Esomugha



RECORD LABELS: Untamed Productions, Untamed Records

NET WORTH: 8million US Dollars


Ascertaining Jim Iyke’s net worth definitely is not a big deal because the stats are visible to everyone. He has a current endorsement with a multinational telecommunications company Glo Network running to about 30million Naira, never underestimate the business prowess of an Ibo man, which means, he runs other businesses too. He has a massive water production company known as Burgeon Global, with head-office at the Federal Capital Territory of Nigeria, Abuja, established in July 2015.

Jimmy as some of his colleagues call him, is a complete business minded personality despite his lavish lifestyle as the media always depicts.

Jim Iyke’s net worth is 8Million USD, a feat which he is set to surpass at the pace he is moving.

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Jim Iyke is  lover of not just exotic cars, but uniquely built for class and attention. He has them boku (many) in his garage, to name a few of what he’s got; a Convertible Plymouth Prowler, one Camero SS convertible 2011 in silver straight from the United States of America, (Photos below) which Jimmy claims were worth 16M ($104k), as at the time of purchase, a Dodge worth millions of Naira and others not listed here. He is truly a man with weight.

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Jim Iyke in one of his flamboyant pose
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Jim Iyke at home with his two (2) newly acquired babies


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Knowing Jim Iyke’s personality definitely means he is a guy with class and ambition who never settles for less. he never compromises. Jim iyke has a house in the prestigious city of Abuja, anyone who knows the cost of a single bed room apartment in Abuja would have a hint of what it takes to have an edifice there. Like seriously!! Jim Iyke has a structure in Abuja worth hundreds of millions. Industry report has it that his house is worth over 200million Naira.

Thumbs up to this dude. Truly, hard work pays. Just keep the hustle on.

jim iyke's house

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