Nigerian Celebrities Biography: Alexx Ekubo

Alexx Ekubo

Biography of Alexx Ekubo


Alexx Ekubo is one of Nigeria’s finest movie artistes. Born Alex Ekubo Okwaraeke in Arochukwu, Abia State on April 10, 1986, Alexx is a remarkable talent as far as the Nigerian movie industry is concerned. The handsome Nigerian movie star, who once lived in Kano but raised in Lagos, is also a model. His acting career began when he featured in a popular music video titled “Johnny” by Yemi Alade, a notable singer. As a kid and churchgoer, Alexx always dazzled the congregation with his superb theatrical performance in the church.When he was in the University, he was involved in event planning from which people began to notice his energy in everything entertainment. Unlike many other Nigerian artistes whose family did not approve of their acting initially, Alexx received a huge support from his own family members, especially his father. Another interesting thing about Alexx is that he is multilingual. He can speak Efik, Hausa, Igbo, Yoruba and would soon add French and Spanish to that list.

Education: After completing his secondary education at Government College, Daura, Katsina State, Alexx attended Calabar Polytechnic and then the University of Calabar where he studied Mass Communication and Law respectively.

Popular Roles: Alexx Ekubo mostly features in love movies, playing romantic roles, most popular one being the one in the movie, Ladies’ Men.

Breakout Movies: Sinners in the House (2005)

Popular Movies:

  • Tinsel
  • AY’s Crib
  • Lagos Cougars
  • Aina (2011)
  • Ifedolapo (2014)
  • Gold Diggin

Recent Movies:

  • The Other Side of the Coin (2016)
  • ATM (2016)
  • Gbomo Gbomo Express (2015)
  • Death Toll (2015


  • (Most Promising Actor) Best of Nollywood Awards 2012
  • (Best Supporting Actor) Golden Icons Academy Movie Awards 2013
  • (Favourite Male Emerging Screen Talent) Screen Nation Awards 2014


Being a charming-looking guy, Alexx has been said to be truly ladies’ man. And like many of his colleagues in the industry, he too is not free of controversies. For instance, a lot of Alexx’s fans have been looking for answers to the questions of whether he really was gay and whether or not Uti Nwachukwu, a popular on-air personality and model, was his partner. In another report, Venita Akpofure, a model and actress was said to be having a crush on the handsome actor, Alexx.


Alexx Ekubo’s Social Profiles:

  • Facebook: Alexx Ekubo
  • Twitter: @AlexxEkubo
  • Instagram: @alexxekubo
  • Youtube: Alexx Ekubo
  • Website: N/A