I Stayed in Nollywood Because I Discovered It Was What I Was Born to Do: Jim Iyke Talks About Career Journey

I Stayed in Nollywood Because I Discovered It Was What I Was Born to Do: Jim Iyke Talks About Career Journey

  • Popular Nollywood actor, Jim Iyke is not a novice in the movie industry as he has paid his dues and earned himself utmost respect
  • In an interview with media personality, Ebuka Obi-Uchendu, he talked about his journey as an actor and the real reason he stayed in Nollywood
  • The actor also talked briefly about the escapades of some of his colleagues, Ramsey Nouah and Emeke Ike as students back at the University of Jos

Nollywood actor, Jim Iyke is notorious for playing a bad boy role in movies and he has paid his dues and earned well-deserved respect.

In a recent interview with Ebuka on Rubbinminds, Jim Iyke talked about the moment he realised he was made for the big screens and his journey as an actor.

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Jim Iyke talks about career
Jim Iyke says he found acting easy Photo credit: @jim.iyke
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On a lighter note, the movie star revealed how his colleagues, Ramsey Nouah and Emeka Ike took over all the girls as students at the University of Jos.

Made for the life

The actor disclosed that something has to capture one's heart first before finding higher reasoning and for him, the superficial perspective of the industry held his attention.

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He continued by saying that he doubled his doggedness with rebellion and the belief that he has to go out there and do something for himself.

Jim Iyke further disclosed that he stayed in Nollywood because he discovered something vital, which was the fact that he was gifted and born to be an actor.

He disclosed that a lot of things people found difficult such as memorizing a script came easily to him.

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Talking about his childhood briefly, Iyke disclosed that he was always that child that explained movies for his folks at home.

He went on to say that he was driven by that ease and mystery coupled with the fact that he did better than people who went through formal training.

It was at that moment the actor knew he had found something to hold on to for life. He also said that he never wanted to be that guy that hinged his life on 'what if'.

Watch the video below:



"Must watch this, I like this man so cool so smooth so passionate."


"I enjoyed watching this."

Jim Iyke slams troll

Asides from his acting skills, Nollywood actor Jim Iyke is known not to tolerate trolls. Jim responds to trolls every time they come for him on social media.

The actor took to his Instagram page to share lovely photos of himself. According to the actor, he was on a media round for his new movie.

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However, a troll identified as dbullofficial seemed to be surprised by the full stature of the actor. The troll stated that Jim is short.

The actor slammed him with a nasty response.

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