Jim Iyke ( James Ikechukwu Okolue ) was born on the 25th of September in 1976. He was the only son born among 8 children to Mr and Mrs. Stephen Okolue. He is a professional Nigerian actor,singer and song writer. He studied in the University of Jos at Plateau State where he completed a Diploma in Banking and Finance and then went on to complete a B.sc. in Philosophy.
He made his debut in 2001 and has acted in more than 150 films till now. He is also one of the highest paid actors in Nigeria. He launched his own movie production company by the name Untamed Productions in 2007. He also has his own music production label by the name Untamed Records. He produced an album named Who am I which featured some of the best musicians like TuFace Idibia and Sound Sultan. Jim is a true believer in self defense and loves martial arts. He himself is a Karate black belt owner.
Following are the three of his most famous movies.
2010 Between kings and Queens
2013 And Then There Was You
2014 When Love Comes Around
Jim Iyke is also an active philanthropist and is part of various organizations. He has started the Jim lyke Foundation for Children with Special Disabilities. He got into a big controversy when his video of “deliverance” shot at The Synagogue in the Church Of All Nations, which was led by Pastor T.B. Joshua went extremely viral worldwide and became the reason for a great debate in social media.
Jim Iyke Net Worth in year 2017 is approximately $32 Million US Dollars
Jim Iyke’s Net Worth is estimated to be around $32 Million US dollars as of 2017. He is one of the highest paid Nigerian actors and those salaries from movies are still his main source of income. Besides acting in movies, he also owns a production house and also a record label which brings profit to his pocket making it more thicker!
Jim Iyke Assets
Jim Iyke is quite famously known for his love for luxurious cars and he does own quite a few of them. His garage is home to various beasts like the Convertible Plymouth Prowler, a Chevrolet Camaro SS convertible and also a Dodge.
Jim Iyke is quite popular for his flamboyant lifestyle that he enjoys. He owns a mansion in Abuja. Abuja is the capital city of Nigeria and is the most prestigious and costliest city to live in Nigeria! His mansion in Abuja is said to be worth well over 200 Million Naira!
Jim Iyke Business Model
Jim Iyke has a very detailed business model. His main business remains the movie industry as he is part of it in many different ways. Besides acting he owns a production company by the name Untamed Productions and also a music record label by the name Untamed Records. He has also an endorsement deal with the international telecom giants, Glo Network which pays him about 30 Million Naira!
Besides these, he also own other businesses. He owns a water production company, one of the largest in Nigeria, by the name Burgeon Global. The Burgeon Global was launched in the month of July in 2015 and its head office is located at Federal Capital Territory of Nigeria in Abuja.
The latest news about Jim Iyke is that his production house is now making a new film. He has been providing support to various movie makers out there and let us wait and see how this new film of his does.
Jim Iyke is a guy who is a true inspiration for all those out there born without many privileges. He is the prime example to prove that anything in the world is achievable if you dedicate yourself and work hard. He has worked hard to reach the position he is in currently. Now that he has become quite successful in life, he lives in complete swag! We hope he achieves more success in future and keeps going forward in years to come. We wish him the very best of luck for his future films and also his future life as well.