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Ụwaezuoke Actor Stephen Alajemba’s Net Worth, Height, Age, & Personal Info Wiki

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Stephen Alajemba is a well-known Nollywood icon and an example of an older actor who contributed to the development of the country’s film industry in some way. 

After being involved in the Nigerian film industry for more than 20 years, Stephen Alajemba is the only Nollywood star of his caliber whose profile still needs to be reviewed. Stephen Alajemba has been in more than 100 Nollywood films, yet he has never played a rich man—always a poor man.

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[Full Name]'s Appearance (Height, Hair, Eyes & More)

Height4 ft 3 in
1.3 m
Weight114.4 pounds
52 kg
Hair ColorBlack
Eye ColorBlack
Body TypeAverage
Sexual OrientationStraight

Facts About Stephen Alajemba

NationalityNigerian
Estimate Net Worth$1.7 million
ReligionChristian
Zodiac SignCancer
BirthplaceAnambra State, Nigeria
BirthdayJulu 18, 1957

Stephen Alajemba's Net Worth

Stephen Alajemba, a well-known Nollywood actor also known as Uwaezuoke or Nwude, has played a poor guy in more than 100 movies; however, things are different in his actual life. He accumulated a net worth of $1.7 million over his two-decade career.

It cannot be anticipated whether the 57-year-old celebrity’s wealth will increase or fall as he has already retired from acting. He continues to work in the Nigerian film industry by producing movies.

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Stephen Alajemba's Early Life

Stephen Alajemba was born on Jul 18, 1957, in Anambra State, Nigeria. (1) Details regarding his parents and siblings are not available.

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Stephen Alajemba's Education

Stephen Alajemba is from Orsu LGA Imo State south Eastern Nigeria. (2)

Stephen Alajemba's Personal Life

Stephen Alajemba is married and has children; however, details about his family are unavailable.

Stephen Alajemba's Career

Career Before Entering the Showbusiness

Before, Alajemba had a lot of stubbornness. He attempted to place three persons in apprenticeships, but it was unsuccessful. He always argued with his employers. Additionally, he worked for another ga in ncha but has yet to work out.

Alejamba pushed a wheelbarrow to Akure and rode on kada. He had numerous occupations, then made his way back to ncha. He was employed at ncha’s motor parks. He was well-liked at Nacha Head Bridge because everyone enjoyed hearing him speak.

He made everyone at the Head Bridge, including the drivers and passengers, laugh. (3) He was once advised that he had a gift to help him succeed a man he frequently changed his attire in his shop.

Actor

Before Alajemba entered the film industry, his acquaintance took him to Mike Orihedmma, who was connected with the Nigerian film industry. This time, Orihedmma was shooting in ncha.

When Alajemba auditioned, he was to compete with Okwuanyn of zbulu and luckily got accepted in the movies.In 1987, he began performing professionally actor from kada rider, barrow pusher, and onye buru buru in the Head Bridge. He was given the nickname Waezuoke for his debut movie alongside Mike Orihedmma. (4)

Alajemba has appeared in numerous Igbo movies and never stops injecting humor into his performances. Contrary to popular belief, he thinks he is an extremely handsome man.

Alajemba’s acting credits include “Ihe Onye Metere,” “Ibezimaku,” “Okwute,” “Akidi,” “Mama Ekoo,” and numerous others. In addition to other Nollywood actors, he has collaborated with Pete Edochie, Nkem Owoh, John Okafor (Mr. Ibu), Chinwetalu Agu, Sam Loco, and Patience Owakwor.

Stephen Alajemba was well-known for his comedy acting, but he was also noted for using Igbo in his films. In addition to other Nollywood actors, he has collaborated with Pete Edochie, Nkem Owoh, John Okafor (Mr. Ibu), Chinwetalu Agu, Sam Loco, and Patience Owakwor.

Stephen Alajemba was well-known for his comedy acting, but he was also noted for using Igbo in his films. It was thought that he did not know how to speak English which is why he speaks Igbo in all his films. Whatever the reason, one thing is sure Alajemba does it in the Igbo way.

 Recently Alajemba was no longer featured in recent movies. There is some information that he is still involved in the Nigerian film industry as a director and producer; however, it has never been confirmed.

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Stephen Alajemba's Controversies

Stephen Alajemba Controversy
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As the primary actor in the film, Stephen Alajemba received payment; however, when he arrived for the shooting, he brought his girlfriend, who is not part of the movie. His girlfriend became a burden to the staff. (5)

Shirley Ann, the film’s producer, said that Alajemba, who was supposed to be on set for five days, insisted on getting a suite-sized double Queen hotel room rather than the single bed reserved for his accommodation. 

Shirley Ann went on to say that he departed the movie set after three days because he had threatened to stop filming if his demand to feed his lover at midnight wasn’t met. She claims they called the hotel to order food at two in the morning.

The actress/producer who received her training at the New York Film Academy claims that the actor’s flagrant misconduct on the film set directed by Okey Zubelu Okoh DGN irritated her and led to financial hardship, which prompted her to initiate a lawsuit against Stephen. She also urged Stephen Alajemba’s children to confront him.

References

  1. EmeraldStones, Remember Uwaezuoke, the short funny man in most Nollywood Igbo movies? See photos., retrieved from https://ng.opera.news/ng/en/entertainment/1da8234e810d40b3b2f25745d85708fa
  2. Entertainrite, One Of The Famous Nollywood Legend who Play The Role Of A Poor Man In All The Movie He Stared, retrieved from https://ng.opera.news/ng/en/entertainment/eed763c9836739e93def2ce3f28feab8
  3. adex3g, stories and histories STEPHEN ALAJEMBA A.K.A WAEZUOKE OR NWAUDE NWAKPDA, retrieved from https://wap.org.ng/read/stephen-alajemba-aka-waezuoke-or-nwaude-nwakpda/
  4. Frosti, Stephen Alajemba a.k.a Ụwaezuoke or Nwaude Nwakpụda Biography And Movies, retrieved from https://ourdailygist.com/stephen-alajemba-a-k-a-uwaezuoke-or-nwaude-nwakpuda-biography-and-movies/
  5. EmeraldStones, Remember Uwaezuoke, the short funny man in most Nollywood Igbo movies? See photos., retrieved from https://ng.opera.news/ng/en/entertainment/1da8234e810d40b3b2f25745d85708fa

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