Jim Iyke

Jim Iyke: Biography, Age, Wife, Children, Movies, Cars, House, Net worth and Controversy


Jim Iyke, fully named James Ikechukwu Esomugha, is an award-winning Nollywood actor and musician.

He was given birth on the 25th of September, 1976 in Libreville, Gabon to Mr and Mrs Stephen Okolue who later changed names to Esomugha when they arrived at Ogwugwu Village in Enugu Agidi town of Anambra State, Nigeria.

He is the only son of his parents among children of eight.

Although no exact information as regards where he had his elementary education is known, he attended Federal Government College, Kwali, Abuja for his secondary education and afterwards proceeded to the University of Jos in Plateau state where he took a diploma in banking and finance and later bagged a BSc in Philosophy from the same university.

Jim Iyke has impacted society in some ways as he was the founder of the Jim Iyke foundation which is focused on helping children with some special disabilities.


How old is the handsome-looking man? You may want to imagine. Well, Jim Iyke is 45 years of age and will clock 46 years of age by the 25th of September, 2022.


He is married to his beautiful wife, Dana Kinduryte who is a lawyer and hailed from Lithuania.


Jim Iyke’s son, Harvis Chidubem Iyke was born on the 1st of September, 2015 in Atlanta’s Hospital in the United States of America.


As an award-winning Nigerian actor, Jim Iyke has featured in over a hundred and fifty movies since he joined the movie industry in 2001.

Some of the movies in which he featured include Merry men, American driver, Stalker, Dead rites, and Bad comments, among so many others.


Jim Iyke seems to have a love for fancy cars. Some of the cars that can be found in his garage are Dodge challenger, Mercedes Benz G-wagon, Chevrolet Camaro, Range Rover Sport, among others.


Jim Iyke just recently relocated to his multimillion naira mansion which he built in the beautiful city of Abuja. Rumors have it that the house is worth over a hundred million naira.

Net worth

He is one of the highest-paid actors in Nigeria.


A young lady who is the daughter of a Lagos-based businessman acclaimed that she is pregnant for Jim-Iyke. Even after being forced by her father to confess, she still stubbornly insisted that they had a secret affair. However, that did not tarnish the respect people had for Jim Iyke.

Also, he was alleged to have been involved in a 14-million-naira fraud, he was charged to court and given a bail option of 500,000 with two sureties of the same amount.

While some rebuked him, others said Habiba Abubakar, the complainant is an estranged lover.


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