Nollywood Actor Ernest Asuzu is dead
Ernest Asuzu, the veteran Nollywood star, is dead. He died on Tuesday evening, January 26.
It has been said that he fainted and never woke up.
Currently, his body is being returned to his hometown for burial.
Since he suffered a stroke, Ernest struggled with his health for years. For a number of years, he was in and out of the hospital.
# Nollywood Actor Ernest Asuzu Biography and Net Worth before his death.
Ernest Asuzu is a famous Nollywood actor, musician, rapper, producer, director and a television personality. He is popularly known as El Cream. He was born in Imo State in the south eastern part of Nigeria. He is known for playing criminal, villain, actions and hit man roles in movies alongside with Jim Iyke, Emma Ehumadu and Alaso Wariboko.
Ernest Asuzu is originally from Imo State in the south eastern part of Nigeria but grew up in Lagos State in the western part of Nigeria. He is currently married to Jennifer Asuzu.
Ernest Asuzu completed both his primary and secondary school education in Lagos State, Nigeria and obtained both his First School Leaving Certificate and West African Senior School Certificate. While still in secondary school, he was actively involved in drama and stage play.
Ernest Asuzu began his acting career in the late 90s and joined the Nigerian movie industry (Nollywood) (Nollywood). Ernest Asuzu rose to fame after acting in the Nollywood blockbuster movie “Another Campus Queen” a movie that brought him to limelight.
He became a public figure in Nigeria after featuring in the Nollywood blockbuster movie “Rituals” a movie produced by Kenneth Nnebue. After which he starred in “Labista” alongside with Emma Ehumadu, a movie that won him Best Supporting Actor at the Africa Movie Academy Awards.
Ernest Asuzu has acted in more than 150 Nollywood movies which include Another Campus Queen, Rituals, Labista, Royal War, Last Wedding, Broad Day Light, Ogidan, Ugonna, Never End, Burning Desire, Last Wedding, Living Abroad, etc. He acts mostly in action movies alongside with Jerry Amilo, Gentle Jack, Saint Obi, Junior Pope Odonwodo, Zubby Michael, Sylvester Madu, Jim Iyke, Emma Ehumadu and Alaso Wariboko. Unfortunately, Ernest Asuzu is no longer active in Nollywood and has decided to quit the Nigerian movie industry (Nollywood) to pursue a career in another field. He denounced film industry saying, “Nollywood is evil.”
Despite being an actor, Ernest Asuzu is also an accomplished rapper. He is known as The Cream by his rap circles and he’s just released his brand new music video. Before his disappearance from the Nollywood TV screen, Ernest Asuzu was involved in numerous controversies, including thoughts of sickness, stroke and poverty. He realized that period in his life was very painful.
This is refuted by the wife of Ernest Asuzu, Jennifer, who refuted claims that her husband Ernest Asuzu is mentally unbalanced. In an interview with YES Magazine. Jennifer Asuzu scorned rumours that she and her husband, Ernest Asuzu are mentally disturbed and beggars in public.
Nollywood Actor Ernest Asuzu Biography
Many in the societies say that actress Obot Etuk, who was Ernest Asuzu’s ex-girlfriend, entered his life to weaken him. According to her, the reality behind the false rumour spread by the actress with the intent to tarnish his reputation was due to her.
Jennifer revealed that Ernest’s stroke occurred a few years ago when he was admitted to Lagos State University Teaching Hospital. The beginning of the stroke was revealed to be from nowhere. Now she confirmed that her husband has been healed from stroke and is well.
Aside from being a movie star, Ernest Asuzu is also a gospel music artist and has released a rap album under his name. He once dated former Nollywood star, Obot Etuk and dumped her after some misunderstanding between them which could not be resolved. At present, he is married to Jennifer Asuzu.
According to him, he would love to work with just P-Square and 2face Idibia in near future. Before the emergence of James Iyke, Ernest Asuzu played a bad boy role in Nollywood. Ernest is hoping to become a philanthropist later in life. He hopes to be Governor of Imo State at some stage.
Nollywood Actor Ernest Asuzu Biography
Since joining the acting scene in 1995, Ernest Asuzu has received numerous awards, including the Best Actor category at the Africa Magic Viewers Choice Awards.
Ernest Asuzu is said to be one of the richest people in Nigeria with an estimated net worth of around $350,000.
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