John Okafor

John Okafor

John Ikechukwu Okafor, popularly known as Mr. Ibu, is a Nigerian actor and comedian. Okafor is considered to be one of Nigeria's most talented and highly paid comic characters. His humorous acting is often characterized by stupidity, hilarious imbecility, and a sharp disconnection from reality

17 October 1961


John Ikechukwu Okafor was born on October 17, 1961 

05 July 1974

Background and education

He is originally from Nkanu West L.G.A., Enugu State and, after his father's passing, he moved to Sapele to live with his brother, where he took on various jobs to fund his education and help his family, including working as a hairstylist, exploring photography, and being employed at a crate production company, eventually attending the Institute of Management and Technology (IMT), Enugu after overcoming financial obstacles.

05 July 2004


With a filmography exceeding 200 titles, some of the notable Nollywood movies he has appeared in are Mr.Ibu (2004), Mr. Ibu and His Son, Coffin Producers, Husband Suppliers, International Players, Mr.Ibu in London (2004), Police Recruit (2003), 9 Wives (2005), Ibu in Prison (2006), and Keziah (2007).

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