Alex Ekubo-Okwaraeke (born 10 April 1986), professionally addressed as Alexx Ekubo, is a renowned Nigerian actor and model. 

He was the first runner-up at the 2010 Mr. Nigeria contest. Alexx Ekubo is one of the most handsome on-screen characters Nigeria has ever produced.

He won the Best Actor in a Supporting Role award at 2013 Best of Nollywood Awards for his role in the Weekend Getaway.

Nigerian actor

Alexx Ekubo
Alexx Ekubo: History • Bio • Photo
Wiki Facts & About Data
Real Name: Alex Ekubo-Okwaraeke
Stage Name: Alexx Ekubo
Born: 10 April 1986 (age 36 years old)
Place of Birth: Port Harcourt, Rivers, Nigeria
State Of Origin: Rivers State
Nationality: Nigerian
Height: 1.88 m
Parents: Jane Ekubo-Okwaraeke, Mazi Ekubo-Okwaraeke
Siblings: 3
Wife • Spouse: Fancy Acholonu (cancelled)
Girlfriend • Partner: Fancy Acholonu (ex.)
Children: N/A
Occupation: Actor • Media Personality
Net Worth: US$1 million

Early Life & Education

Alexx Ekubo was born on 10 April 1986 in Port Harcourt, Rivers State, Nigeria. He is the son of Jane Ekubo-Okwaraeke (mother) and Mazi Ekubo-Okwaraeke (father).

His dad was a petroleum marketer, and his mum was a fashion designer and an entrepreneur.

Alexx Ekubo has three siblings, two sisters and one brother.

The handsome man is 36 years of age. Alexx Ekubo celebrates his birth on 10 April every year. His birth sign is Aries.

He enrolled at the Federal Government College, Daura, Katsina State, where he graduated and joined the University of Calabar to study Law. 

He joined Calabar Polytechnic, where he earned a diploma in Mass Communication.


Alexx Ekubo broke into the Nigerian entertainment industry in 2005 and has been featured in many blockbuster films. He made his film debut by playing the role of Lancelot Oduwa Imasuen in the 2005 Nigerian drama series Sinners in the House.

His first major role was in the movie titled “Ladies Men” several years ago. He also starred as “Johnny the Loverboy” in Yemi Alade’s music video for her hit single titled “Johnny”. 

Alexx Ekubo has worked with prominent entertainment stars like Yvonne Nelson, Rukky Sanda, Yemi Alade, Monalisa Chinda, and Uche Jumbo, to mention a few.

Personal Life

On 10 May 2021, Alexx Ekubo and his fiancée Fancy Acholonu announced their wedding dates on Instagram. 

Their traditional wedding was supposed to hold on Saturday, 20 November in Imo State, while the white wedding was on the upper Saturday, 27 November in Lagos State. 

In August 2021, Alexx Ekubo‘s fiancée called off their engagement with Fancy Acholonu, saying that their relationship had ended.

Gistloversblog claimed it was due to the fact that he is a gay but we can’t verify this as Gistlover is not a verified source.

Awards & Nominations

Alexx Ekubo won the Best Actor in a Supporting Role award at the 2013 Best of Nollywood Awards for his role in the Nigerian romantic drama film Weekend Getaway. 

He was the first runner-up at the 2010 Mr. Nigeria contest. In 2015, he received the Nigerian Teen Choice Award for Celebrity Award – Outstanding TV Personality. In 2016, he won the Late Ambassador Segun Olusola NBMA for Actor of the Year.

2017 Best of Nollywood Awards-Best Actor in a Lead role – English.2020 Best of Nollywood Awards-Best Actor in a Supporting Role (English), Best Kiss in a Movie. 2021 Net Honours-Most Popular Actor.


  • Aina (2011)
  • Secrets & Scandals
  • Hope Bay
  • Happy Family
  • Tinsel
  • AY’s Crib
  • Married to the Game
  • Weekend Getaway (2012)
  • True Citizens (2012)
  • In the Cupboard (2012)
  • Dream Walker (2013)
  • Keeping my Man (2013)
  • Lagos Cougars (2013)
  • Champagne (2014)
  • Single, Married and Complicated (2014)
  • Ifedolapo (2014)
  • Gold Diggin (2014) (with Yvonne Nelson and Rukky Sanda)
  • Undercover Lover (2015)
  • All that Glitters (2015)
  • The First Lady (2015) (with Omoni Oboli)
  • Gbomo Gbomo Express (2015)
  • Death Toll (2015)
  • Entreat (2016)
  • The Other Side of the Coin (2016)
  • Diary of a Lagos Girl (2016)
  • Wife Material (2017)
  • A Man for the Weekend (2017) (with Syndy Emade)
  • Catcher (2017)
  • 3 is a Crowd (2017)
  • Hot Girl Next Door (2018)
  • Switch (2018)
  • Power of 1 (2018)
  • The American King: As told by an African Priestess (2019)
  • Bling Lagosians (2019)
  • Zero Hour (2019)
  • Your Excellency (2019)
  • 72 hours (2019)
  • Soft Work (2020)
  • Son of Mercy (2020)

Net Worth

Alexx Ekubo is currently worth US$1 million, an equivalence of ₦500 million.

Social Media

  • Instagram @alexxekubo
  • Twitter @AlexxEkubo

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