Ali Nuhu Biography, Net Worth, Family Photos
Ali Nuhu Mohammed is a Nigerian actor and filmmaker who was born on March 15, 1974.
He appears in both Hausa and English films, and the media refers to him as “King of Kannywood” or “Sarki” Ali; Kannywood is the Hausa film industry, which has its headquarters in Kano, Nigeria.
Ali Nuhu has starred in over 500 Nollywood and Kannywood movies and has received various awards.
Nuhu is widely considered as one of the greatest and most significant actors in the history of both Hausa and Nigerian cinema. He has been dubbed the world’s most successful Hausa film star in terms of popularity, size, and income.
Ali Nuhu was born in the Nigerian city of Maiduguri, in the state of Borno.
His father, Nuhu Poloma, was from Gombe State’s Balanga town, and his mother, Fatima Karderam Digema, was from Borno State’s Bama Local Government Area.
He was born in Jos and raised in Kano. He graduated from the University of Jos with a bachelor’s degree in geography after finishing secondary school.
His National Service was completed in Ibadan, Oyo State.
Later, he studied film production and cinematic arts at the University of Southern California.
In the 1999 film Abin sirri ne, Nuhu made his acting debut. He is well recognized for his performance in Sangaya, which was at the time one of the highest-grossing Hausa films.
Ali Nuhu starred in numerous sequel films, including Azal, Jarumin Maza, and Stinda, for which he was nominated for an African Movie Academy Award for Best Actor in a Supporting Role (2007).
Nuhu celebrated his 20th year in the entertainment profession in 2019. He has appeared in about 500 films.
Nuhu is a highly distinguished actor in Hausa cinema, and he routinely features on lists of Nigeria’s most popular, stylish, and prominent persons.
He has consistently ranked in the top ten of Nigeria’s 100 most powerful persons.
Nuhu has endorsed a number of government and non-government efforts, including Globacom, Omo, Samsung, and others.
In 2018, he was awarded an honorary doctorate by the ISM Adonai American University in Benin Republic.
Ali Nuhu Family Photos
Ali Nuhu Awards
- 2005 Arewa Films Award Best Actor Won
- 2007 3rd Africa Movie Academy Awards Best Upcoming Actor award Won
- 2008 The Future Award Best Actor Won
- 2011 Zulu African Film Academy Awards Best Actor (Indigenous) Won
- 2012 Best of Nollywood Awards Best Actor (Hausa) Won
- 2013 9th Africa Movie Academy Awards Best Supporting Actor Nominated
- 2013 Nigeria Entertainment Awards Best Actor Won
- 2013 Best of Nollywood Awards Best Actor (Hausa) Won
- 2013 City People Entertainment Awards Kannywood Face Won
- 2014 Kannywood Awards Best Actor Won
- 2014 Leadership Awards Best Artiste Won
- 2014 City People Entertainment Awards Best Actor Won
- 2014 City People Entertainment Awards Kannywood Face Won
- 2014 Arewa Music and Movie Awards Pride of Kannywood Won
- 2014 Arewa Music and Movie Awards Best Actor (Popular) Won
- 2015 19th African Film Awards Most Outstanding Actor Won
- 2015 Best of Nollywood Awards Best Actor (Hausa) Won
- 2015 Kannywood Awards Best Actor (Popular) Won
- 2015 City People Entertainment Awards Kannywood Personality Won
- 2016 Best of Nollywood Awards Best Actor (Hausa) Won
- 2016 Arewa Music and Movie Awards Best Actor Won
- 2016 Kannywood Awards Best Actor Nominated
- 2016 City People Entertainment Awards Kannywood Face Nominated
- 2016 Arewa Creative Industry Awards Entertainment Award Won
- 2016 Wazobia FM’s COWA Awards Excellent Entertainer Won
- 2017 Northern Nigeria Peace Awards Best Actor Won
- 2017 City People Entertainment Awards Kannywood Face Won
- 2017 City People Entertainment Awards Best Actor Nominated
- 2017 Best of Nollywood Awards Special Recognition Award Won
- 2021 northern film makers Best Actor Won
Ali Nuhu Net Worth
Ali Nuhu is one of Nigeria’s wealthiest and most influential performers, with an estimated net worth of about $850,000. With half a million followers on his official Instagram account, he is also quite popular on social media.