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Alexx Ekubo
Alex Ekubo-Okwaraeke

(1986-04-10) 10 April 1986 (age 37)
Nationality Nigerian
Citizenship Nigeria
Education Law, University of Calabar
Alma mater University of Calabar
Occupation Actor, model, Stylist
Years active 2005–present

Alexx Ekubo (born Alex Ekubo-Okwaraeke; 10 April 1986) is a Nigerian actor and model. He was first runner up at the 2010 Mr Nigeria contest. He won the Best Actor in a Supporting Role award at the 2013 Best of Nollywood Awards for his role in the Weekend Getaway.

Personal life

Ekubo is a native of Arochukwu, Abia State. He attended the Federal Government College Daura, Katsina State. He studied law at the University of Calabar and later got a diploma in law from Calabar Polytechnic.

On 10 May 2021, Alex Ekubo and his fiancee Fancy Acholonu announced their wedding dates on Instagram. Their traditional wedding was supposed to hold on Saturday 20 November in Imo State, while the white wedding was on the upper Saturday, 27 November in Lagos State. In August 2021 Alex's fiancée called off their engagement with Fancy Acholonu releasing a statement that their relationship has ended. he bought his own luxury house of late.


Ekubo's film debut was a minor role in Lancelot Oduwa Imasuen's Sinners in the House (2005); his first major role was in Ladies Men several years later.


  • Secrets & Scandals
  • Hope Bay
  • Happy Family
  • Tinsel
  • AY's Crib
  • Married to the Game


  • Aina (2011)
  • Weekend Getaway (2012)
  • True Citizens (2012)
  • In the Cupboard (2012)
  • Dream Walker (2013)
  • Keeping my Man (2013)
  • Lagos Cougars (2013)
  • Champagne (2014)
  • Single, Married and Complicated (2014)
  • Ifedolapo (2014)
  • Gold Diggin (2014) (with Yvonne Nelson and Rukky Sanda)
  • Undercover Lover (2015)
  • All that Glitters (2015)
  • The First Lady (2015) (with Omoni Oboli)
  • Gbomo Gbomo Express (2015)
  • Death Toll (2015)
  • Entreat (2016)
  • The Other Side of the Coin (2016)
  • Diary of a Lagos Girl (2016)
  • Wife Material (2017)
  • A Man for the Weekend (2017) (with Syndy Emade)
  • Catcher (2017)
  • 3 is a Crowd (2017)
  • Switch (2018)
  • Power of 1 (2018)
  • The American King: As told by an African Priestess (2019)
  • Bling Lagosians (2019)
  • Zero Hour (2019)
  • Your Excellency (2019)
  • 72 hours (2019)
  • Soft Work (2020)
  • Son of Mercy (2020)
  • The Blood Covenant


Year Award Category Film Result Ref
2012 Best of Nollywood Awards Most Promising Actor In The Cupboard Won
2013 Golden Icons Academy Movie Awards Best Supporting Actor Weekend Getaway Won
Best of Nollywood Awards Best Supporting Actor Won
2014 Screen Nation Awards Favourite Male Emerging Screen Talent (African) Himself Won
2017 Best of Nollywood Awards Best Actor in a Lead role – English Inikpi Nominated
2020 Best of Nollywood Awards Best Actor in a Supporting Role (English) The Bling Lagosians Won
Best Kiss in a Movie Nominated
2021 Net Honours Most Popular Actor Won

See also

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  • List of Nigerian actors
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