Chiedozie Nzeribe Siztus (born 14th February), addressed professionally as Sambasa Nzeribe, is a renowned Nigerian actor, model, and performer.
He is one of the on-screen characters who has appeared in films and on television.
He is from Nigeria’s Anambra State and has been in a number of popular Nigerian films.
|Wiki Facts & About Data|
|Real Name:||Chiedozie Nzeribe Siztus|
|Stage Name:||Sambasa Nzeribe|
|Born:||14 February (age 20-30+ years old)|
|Place of Birth:||Anambra, Nigeria|
|State Of Origin:||Anambra State|
|Wife • Spouse:||Not Married|
|Girlfriend • Partner:||Not Disclosed|
|Occupation:||Actor • Model|
On February 14th, Sambasa Nzeribe was born. Though he was born in Nigeria, the multi-talented actor and musician grew up in the Isolo neighborhood of Lagos State. He is an indigene of Anambra State, Nigeria.
He lost his father when he was quite young and grew up in a difficult environment. Her mother worked as a primary school teacher, but her earnings were insufficient to feed him (Sambasa) and his brothers.
Sambasa Nzeribe claimed that in order to make money, he had to sell fufu, veggies, and puff-puff on the streets of Isolo. When he was close to completing his secondary school education, his mother died of fibroid.
Following his mother’s death, the Catholic Women Organization (CWO) stepped in to train him (and his siblings) through their orphans’ scholarship program. They supported him through secondary school till he finished with a degree in Creative Arts from the University of Lagos (UNILAG).
Sambasa Nzeribe‘s mother was a choral and director of the drama group at St. Mary Catholic Church in Isolo. He was a member of the church’s music and theatre organizations, which aided him in developing a love and enthusiasm for the arts.
Sambasa Nzeribe made his acting debut in 2013, and he has since been in several Nollywood films, including:
- Elevator Baby
- Just Not Married
- Mile from Home
- Wedding Party
- Insanity Returns
- Slow Country
- Out of Luck
- Hotel Choco
- A Soldier’s Story
- The Island
- The Ghost and the Tout
- A Rookie and Four Crooks
Sambasa Nzeribe is active on Instagram. He has a large fanbase, and his handle is @SambasaOfficial.
During an interview segment, Sambasa Nzeribe explained that the moniker ‘Sambasa‘ came to him as a result of the difficulties he was facing.
He described it as an acronym representing ‘Surviving and Maintaining Balance Against Societal Aggression‘. He is a devout Christian and a Catholic Church member.
Sambasa Nzeribe is tight-lipped concerning his relationship. He is not married and has no children. He has posted nobody as his girlfriend.
Awards & Nominations
Sambasa Nzeribe has received numerous honors throughout his career, including the 2016 Nigeria Entertainment Award for Best Supporting Actor, the 2017 African Magic Viewers’ Choice Awards for Best Actor of the Year, and the 2017 Future Awards Africa Prize for Acting.
He was nominated for numerous accolades, including the 2017 Africa Movie Academy Award for Best Actor in a Leading Role, the 2017 Nigeria Entertainment Award for Best Actor, and the 2018 City People Movie Award for Most Promising Actor of the Year.
Celebrated as one of Nollywood Nigerian finest actors, Sambasa Nzeribe has amassed an estimated net worth of US$200,000.