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Ramsey Nouah: Biography, Career, Movies, Net Worth & More

Ramsey Nouah is a popular Nigerian actor whose full names are Ramsey Tokunbo Nouah Jr. He is one of the most prolific actors in Nollywood and best known for his lover boy roles in movies.

Early Life

The actor was born in Edo State, Nigeria on the 19th of December 1970 to an Israeli father and a Yoruba mother who is from Owo in Ondo State. He grew up in Surulere area of Lagos State and also had his education in the same state.

Although part of his ancestry can be traced to Israel and Lebanon, Ramsey Nouah has never visited these countries and only carries a Nigerian passport.

Education

He had his primary and secondary education at Atara Primary School and Community Grammar School respectively in Lagos. Ramsey Nouah also obtained a diploma in Mass Communication from the University of Lagos before focusing fully on his acting career.

Awards

Ramsey has received so many awards for his excellent interpretation of roles in the industry but most notable was his awards for Best Actor in a leading role from the Africa Movie Academy Awards 2010. He got this award for his performance in the movie, Figurine.

Career

He came into prominence as a result of his role in the rested Nigerian TV soap opera, Fortunes. From there he started getting roles in the local home video industry known as Nollywood. Ramsey Nouah has worked very hard in his chosen profession to become one of the most recognizable faces in the industry. He is tagged the Lover Boy of Nollywood as a result of his mostly romantic roles which he interprets with precision.

Africa Cinematography Festival (ACF)

The ACF serves as a platform for training Africans in film production as well as one for networking with industry players, actors, stakeholders, youths, entertainment guilds / associations and would be entrepreneurs in the African film industry. It involves a six day annual conference for trainings in filmmaking, production, Sound designing and production, IT management in media / film production and other aspects of the film industry.

Ramsey Nouah was one of the actors from major countries in Africa unveiled by this platform. Others were Lizzette benz (Cameroun), Princess Shyngle (Gambia), Sandra Seghers Mushid (Democratic Republic of Congo), Thandekile Grace Majek (South Africa), Major Esau Owusu Danshaw (Liberia); Ama Konadu Abebrese (Ghana), Oghenekaro Itene (Nigeria), Ayuk Tambi Atem-Ebai (Cameroon), Assina Obela (Congo), Serge Patrick Laleye (Benin Republic).

Movies

Ramsey Nouah has acted in so many movies but it was Silent Night and Dangerous Twins that brought him to limelight. Some of his other movies include;

  • 30 Days in Atlanta
  • ’76
  • Across the Niger
  • Bleeding Love
  • Busted Life
  • Camouflage
  • Chase
  • Church Business
  • Coming to South Africa
  • Confusion Na Wa
  • Dangerous Twins
  • Emotional Crack
  • Fugitive
  • Gbomo Gbomo Express
  • Gem of the Rainforest
  • Guilty Pleasures
  • Heart of a Fighter
  • Iru Oka
  • My Love
  • Nnenda
  • Power of Love
  • Private Storm
  • Reloaded (2009 film)
  • Silent Night
  • Supa Love
  • Sweet Tomorrow
  • Tempting Fate
  • The Battle of Love
  • The Black Soul
  • The Faculty
  • The Figurine
  • The Grave Dust
  • True Love
  • Unguarded
  • Valentino
  • Weekend Getaway

Family

Ramsey Nouah is happily married to Emelia Philips- Nouah and the marriage is blessed with three children. The names of their children are Quincy, Camil and Desiree.

The actor’s opinion of marriage is that it shouldn’t be based on beauty alone as it will fade. He believes that it is companionship that sustains marriage and that is his secret of a happy marriage.

According to Ramsey, his wife has been very supportive and she is the powerhouse of his home. He also disclosed that his wife is an amazing woman and that she’s just like his mother.

Nollywood

The actor believes that the Nigerian film industry is changing. He sees the industry as old Nollywood versus the new one and believes the industry is transiting to better times.

Hobbies

The actor loves to play football, golf, basketball and tennis when he is free. He is also involved with boxing, martial arts, swimming and cycling.

Endorsements

Ramsey Nouah has many endorsement deals including a deal with Western Lotto as brand ambassador. He also signed a deal with Globacom some years ago.

Net Worth

Ramsey Nouah is one of the richest actors in Nollywood and has an estimated net Worth of $3.5 million

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