Mr Ibu House Photos, Cost & Address
Looking for information on Mr Ibu’s house? We got you covered. In this article we are going to talk about the star actor’s mansion, its location and cost. We are also going to give you a sneak peek into the interior and the exterior of the mansion.
Who is Mr. Ibu?
John Okafor popularly known as Mr. Ibu is a Nigerian actor and comedian. Mr. Ibu hails from Enugu State in the south-eastern part of Nigeria. Mr Ibu’s acting career began in 1978 which would easily make him one of the oldest actors in Nollywood. The actor in an interview once stated how tough things were at the beginning and he had to trek long distances for Rehearsals and auditions on a daily basis.
Mr. Ibu got his breakthrough in the movie industry after the release of the movie “Mr Ibu” in 2004 in which he was the main character. The movie was widely accepted and became very popular. As a result, the actor was nicknamed “Mr. Ibu” which overshadowed his real name.
Mr. Ibu has starred in numerous movies since then. Today the actor earns quite a lot for a movie role compared to when he first started. He reportedly earned N5,000 from his debut movie titled Rolling Stone back in the 1970s.
Although Mr. Ibu had a hard life growing up, he was able to acquire education to the tertiary level. He is a graduate of the Institute of Management Technology (IMT), Enugu, where he studied Mass Communication.
Mr. Ibu’s House
When thinking of Mr. Ibu’s house, most people would expect it to be a large mansion in one of the exclusive neighbourhoods of the country, I mean, he is one of the wealthiest actors in Nollywood and earns about six figures for every movie role, right?
Well, Mr. Ibu acquired a multi-million mansion in Lagos in 2015 and he resides in the mansion with his wife and children.
We can’t say much about the cost of the mansion as the comic actor did not release any official information on that, but we can certainly agree that the mansion is worth millions just by looking at the photos of the mansion. Even if you are not convinced with the photos, the fact that the mansion is located in Lagos raises its price tag to the millions.
Mr. Ibu shared photos of the mansion with his followers on social media.
Other things Owned by Mr. Ibu
Mr. Ibu doesn’t just own a luxurious multi-million mansion but also a fleet of cars which further reveals his luxurious lifestyle. The actor also owns a hotel called Ecowas which he ran before his movies became blockbusters.
Mr. Ibu also has several skills including hairdressing and styling which he perfected during the days of his youth. The actor is also involved in the music industry and has several of his songs in the market.
Mr. Ibu Controversy
Mr. Ibu has been the subject of controversy ever since he revealed that he lost six of his family members including his father to the cold hands of death after they were poisoned by an unknown person. The actor also revealed that his bitter ex-wife masterminded the kidnap of his new wife and son and only released them after he paid ransom 10 days later. A year after the incident, his son Emmanuel Okafor was poisoned and died as a result.
Mr. Ibu married his current wife, Stella Marris Okafor in 2015 and they currently have two children.
The actor was also in the news again in January 2018. This time, his Lagos mansion was burgled and the criminals carted away properties worth millions of Naira. Fortunately, neither the actor nor his family was hurt during the incident.
That concludes our article on Mr. Ibu’s mansion in Lagos. If you haven’t heard of this actor, then you certainly need to watch his blockbuster movies like Mr. Ibu (2004), Mr.Ibu in London (2004), Police Recruit (2003), 9 Wives (2005) and Ibu in Prison (2006). The actor has acted over 200 movies since the inception of his acting career and every movie will certainly have you hooked to your TV screen.