Naijamp3tv has conducted a research and gathered data about the TOP THREE (3) Nollywood Actors of Benue State origin who are the most popular, and celebrated and recognizing television personalities in 2021. And making the top three list is:
3. LUTER EMMANUEL IKYOBO
Luter born on the 23rd of September in the year 1987. He hails from Mbakaange council ward of Vandiekya Local Government of Benue State.
He graduated from Benue state university where he read theater arts, and did his NYSC in faraway Akwa Ibom state.
He made his debut in the television film Mama Gee Goes Mad which was directed by Ugezu J. Ugezu.
Since then, he has acted movies like True legends,born to live, Natasha (directed by ifeanyi onyeabor). The island, Kada river directed by Toka Mcbaror, pillars of Africa by One soul, Operation last dance produced by Ejebo, The holy Communion directed by JP, House keeper, love and pain, police alert, Doctor, Mama Cas, Hotel manager directed by Rose Benson, No parking directed by Ebere, Almost perfect directed by Wale Adesanya, Price for immortality by young G, Miss and Mrs directed by Paul Apel Papel, Mother of good conceal directed by Israel, love and hate directed by young G and a host of other movies too numerous to mention. He has also worked with a whole lot of respected actors home and abroad including Hakeem Kae Kazim a Nigerian Hollywood actor.
Also, he took part in a reality TV show ‘HEROES REALITY TV SHOW“ where he emerged as the first runner up and ended up with the Title “AMBASSADOR OF CULTURE AND TOURISM BENUE STATE”
Mr Luter Ikyobo is the true definition of a determine and Visionary star. His movies are making waves and he has made the list of 2021 TOP NOLLYWOOD ACTORS IN BENUE STATE.
2. PRINCE APE DAVID
Prince David Ape was born on 18th, April 1980 in Mbagen, Buruku Local Government Area to Chief. Joseph Ape Moji. He had his primary education at Kusaki Nursery and Primary School Yandev, Gboko between 1985 – 1992, where he obtained his first school Leaving Certificate. He proceeded to the prestigious WM Bristow N. K. S. T Secondary School.
The desire for further education took him to the reputed Federal University of Agriculture, Makurdi from 2003-2007 where he obtained his bachelor degree in Biological Science.
Presently, he is a practicing scientists researcher in Project Development Institute (PRODA) as a Scientific officers.
He joined the Actors Guide of Nigeria (AGN) and acted his first movie “The Household” in 2004, which veteran Actor Late. Sam Loco Ife and Adah Ameh were featured. The film was directed by Philip Uzo Amayo (DGN). He won the heart of many when he performed in a TV reality show organized by Nigerian Breweries Plc in Lagos. Prince attained the Gulder Ultimate Search Screening. He also attended twice in different years, the Amstal Malta Box Office reality TV show in Abuja and Enugu respectively but also, list in the second phase. David is also a performing artist.
In his quest to promote, and preserve the Tiv Culture, Prince David was star in “Agum ior her agar” and “Ka mo U yem ye”. He is the one among the pioneers of the Tiv movies production in Benue State in 2007 he was star in “Tears of On the Water”, a film that take the Benue industry to the world. He produced the first Tiv comedy “Agum a ior Ken agar”.
Prince Ape David is a young man who has represented the good people of Tiv in the industry and has contributed greatly to the building of Benue Entrainment industry and he has also received numerous awards for his good work. It is not surprising as Prince Ape is the second TOP BENUE NOLLYWOOD ACTOR of the year 2021.
1. AMBASSADOR AKUME AKUME
Akume is versatile man, actor, model, musician and stylist. Over the years he has been a great source of inspiration, and motivation to those who dreamed of joining the Nollywood. He has monitored a good number of upcoming actors, models, and musicians.
The lionized Television Personality hails from the Ikurav – ya, Kastina Ala Local Government of Benue State. Always proud if his Ancestral Tiv root. He often showcase the rich cultural heritage of the Tiv people by appearing in gorgeous Tiv native attire.
He begins his professional acting career in Telefest Drama by the NTA Jos (Television Festival) 1996/1997 titled: Black Out, Directed by Mr. Billy’s Keffi.
Since then he has acted over one hundred (100) films such like, Father Jack, Good bye Mother, Sincerely Yours, Enemy Within, Cow Girl, Snake Girl, Under Belly, Star Lights to mention but a few. He has also acted numerous award winning movies and shows such as, the BBC famous Wetin dey.
Interestingly, he was the Face of Nigeria @50 Project and the Face of Fighting Male Cancer (Prostate Cancer).
He abhorred bigotry, demo prosaic witless thoughts and dare to be different by being passionate about his ideas, grooming young ones to realize their full potentials.
Some of Ambassador Akume’s new movies and include, Gods of Khirzama, Forest of the Dead Guzama, Zara, We Meet Again, and Tera & Landlord & Tenant Series to mention but a few.
The lustrous actor penchant and abnegation in the entertainment industry was well acknowledged, appreciated and applauded as he was crowned Nollywood Middlebelt Ambassador.
Ambassador Akume Akume has the list of TOP NOLLYWOOD ACTORS IN BENUE STATE 2021 as the most influential, popular and lionized Actor.