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Mr. Ibu’s Net Worth
John Ikechukwu Okafor, born on October 17, 1961, is a Nigerian film icon who is well-known around the world. 

Mr. Ibu, in all forms, is a well-known Nigerian actor, businessman, and comedian. 

He is also a musician who has released a few songs. 

Mr. Ibu Okafor is regarded as one of Nigeria's most talented and well-paid comic characters. His comedic acting is frequently marked by stupidity, hilarious silliness, and a sharp disconnect from reality.

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John Okafor's Career

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Mr. Ibu (2004), Mr. Ibu in London (2004), Police Recruit (2003), 9 Wives (2005), Ibu in Prison (2006), and Keziah (2006) are among the films in which John 'Mr. Ibu' Okafor appeared (2007). All of these films were widely viewed in Nigeria. 

He previously worked for Anambra Broadcasting Service (ABS). He was a member of the cast of the soap opera Ogbu Anyanwu and Kwere Kira while he was there.

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In addition, John 'Mr. Ibu' Okafor used to be a martial artist. He studied Shotokan Karate for 16 years and earned his black belt in 1983. He is also a member of the Nigerian Karate Federation. 

According to him, he was the first instructor to teach Karate in Nigerian federal government colleges. Mr. Ibu Okafor was a trader in the past. He worked with a few of his friends. 

They purchased secondhand shoes, shirts, medical equipment, and other utensils from Niger and sold them in Nigeria.

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John Okafor’s net worth

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Mr. Ibu Okafor's net worth is estimated to be US$3.5 million. He is one of Nigeria's most popular and wealthy actors in Nollywood.

In 2014, he also had endorsement deals with Merrybet and GoTV.

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John Okafor Cars

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BMW X6

The vehicle is distinguished by exceptional craftsmanship, conveying a message of purpose and prestige. The car is said to have cost Mr Ibu around N28 million. 

It has muscled momentum and tenacious handling that is aggressively styled. The BMW X6 is expressive and commanding from every angle, with a wide stance, horizontal contours, and standard Adaptive Full LED Headlights. 

It has a TwinPower Turbo engine, which is available as an inline 6-cylinder or a powerful V-8.

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  • MSRP: From N28million
  • Horsepower: 335 to 523 hp
  • Dimensions: 195″ L x 79″ W x 66″ H
  • MPG: Up to 21 city / 26 highway
  • Engine: 3.0 L 6-cylinder, 4.4 L V8

Mercedes-Benz C Class 2015


The car's front seats are quite supportive and relatively smooth, but the rear seats in both models are a little confined. This means that there is very little head and leg room. Mr Ibu spent up to N14 million on the car. 

  • 2.0-litre I-4 cylinder engine (higher trim – 4.0-liter V-8)
  • 4-door sedan
  • C-Class sedan and the coupe can accommodate 5 and 4 passengers respectively
  • 4 trim levels are available (with 13 configurations)
  • 241 hp – 503 hp (lowest trim – highest trim)

Lexus LX 570 


This is his most expensive car, costing him up to N31.2 million. The Lexus 570 is as spacious on the inside as it is on the outside, providing ample interior space. As a result, the third row's design reduces cargo space and makes entry more difficult. It has the following characteristics. 

  • 4-door SUV
  • 383-hp, 5.7-liter V-8 
  • 1 trim level is available (with 1 configuration)
  • Can carry 8 passengers 
  • Power-folding third-row seats with high-quality upholstery
  • First and second-row seats are highly comfortable as well

Mercedes-Benz GLE 


The car is valued at N18.4 million. The GLE, like the rest of the Mercedes lineup, looks fantastic. It has the following safety and infotainment features, as well as a deluxe and spacious cabin. 

  • Four-door mid-size SUV.
  • 201-hp, 2.1-liter I-4 diesel (Higher trims feature 302-hp, 3.5-liter V-6 and 329-hp, 3.0-liter V-6).
  • 1 trim level is available (with 6 configurations)
  • Carry 5 passengers.
  • Power-adjustable front seats.
  • Second-row seats allow more legroom and are also power-adjustable.


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