Ramsey Tokunbo Nouah Jnr is a Nigerian actor, director, filmmaker and humanitarian. In this article, we will be telling you about his biography, birthday, career, movie, net worth, awards and facts.
Ramsey Nouah is very much one of the famous faces in Nollywood. His acting prowess and his looks have both played a role in his success story.
The Nigerian-Israeli was raised by his mother in Surulere, Lagos State.
Early life and education
As mentioned earlier, he was raised in Surulere, Lagos. He attended Atara Primary School and Community Grammar School there in Lagos state.
Birthday & age
The father of three was born on the 19th of December 1970. Hence, he is currently 49 years old.
If you are one of his fans, you might want to create some time to send him some good wishes on his special day.
Is Ramsey Nouah married? any kids?
The handsome actor is married to Emelia Philips-Nouah.
The marriage has been blessed with two sons, Camil Nouah and Desiree Nouah and a daughter, Quincy.
The Lover-boy, as he is usually called for his numerous roles in romantic films, started his acting career when he starred in the Nigerian TV soap opera, ‘Fortunes’.
Since then, he has starred in over 100 movies.
During an interesting chat with Pulse Nigeria while publicizing his movie “Crazy People,” the actor talked on how Hollywood has influenced his career.
He said, “I remember we were watching them while we were growing up, so it was a learning curve for me.
“I learnt from all the action heroes back in the days: Sylvester Stallone, Arnold Schwarzenegger and other actors back in the days.
“I used to love their work, there was just something about it. And that was my drive when I was growing up.
Furthermore, he said, “And we [Nollywood] did movies then [and] I was hoping that we would get better because our movies, technically, didn’t come anywhere close.
“And yes, they [Hollywood] have helped me a lot. Looking at their movies, you really want to get as good as they are. Not just acting, but production quality,” He added
He also talked about featuring in movies he is not proud of. However, he did not mention names of the movies.
According to him, It will hurt the producers if he did, so he ended up not mentioning any name in the end.
In 2015, he got the rights for his movies “Living in Bondage: Breaking Free” from Kenneth Nnebue for the movies to be filmed in Europe, America and Nigeria.
In 2018, Ramsey Nouah announced the movie, ‘Living in Bondage: Breaking Free‘, is scheduled for release on 8th of November 2019.
Nouah, who plays the new cult chief priest, makes his directorial debut, with the likes of veteran actors Kenneth Okonkwo, Kanayo O Kanayo and Udokwu.
Movies Ramsey Nouah has featured in
Over the years, Ramsey Nouah has featured in over 100 movies. Here are some the movies he has featured in
- Silent Night
- Living In Bondage: Break Free
- The Battle of Love
- Merry Men 2
- The Millions
- Power Of 1
- The Accidental Spy
- Busted Life
- Merry Men: The Real Yoruba Demons
- My Wife & I
- The Grave Dust
- Thy Will Be Done
- 30 Days In Atlanta
- Keeping My Man
- Tempting Fate
- Confusion Na Wa
- Heart Of A Fighter 1 & 2
- Gem Of The Rainforest
- End Of The Wicked
- Heavy Rain
- Into Temptation
- Last Wedding 1&2
- Not Yours
- Mr Lover boy in Ghana
- Dangerous Twins
- Bleeding Love
- Coming to South Africa
- Different World
- The Faculty
- Sweet Tomorrow
- The Figurine
- Guilty Pleasures
- A Private Storm
- The Black Soul
Although the actor has not specifically come out to state his real worth, according to several sources online he is said to be one of the richest in Nollywood with an estimated net worth of $4.5 million.
Award & nomination
- Nollywood Best Actor ‘Dangerous Twins’, Nigerian Entertainment Awards, 2007
- Best Actor in a Leading Role ‘The Figurine’, African Movie Academy Award (AMAA), 2010
- Best Actor in a Film/Short Story, Nigerian Entertainment Awards, 2011
- The Best Actor Africa Collaboration, Ghana Movie Awards, 2011
- Best Male Actor, Golden Icons Academy Movie Awards, (GIAMA), 2012
- Best Actor ‘76’, African International Film Festival (AFRIFF Global Awards), 2016
- The Best Actor in a Lead Role ‘76’, Africa Movie Academy Awards, 2017
There were reports that he lost his life while filming at a location in Ghana, in 2017.
The actor, however, took to his Instagram page to debunk the news making the rounds that he died while filming at a location.
Here’s a summary of Ramsey Tokunbo Nouah Jnr’s profile:
- Full name: Ramsey Tokunbo Nouah Jnr
- Date of birth: 19th December 1970
- Age: 49.
- State of Origin: Ondo state
- Marital status: married
- Years active: 1993 till present
- Nationality: Nigerian