Ramsey Nouah Biography: Age, Family, Marriage, Education, Career, Awards, Brand Endorsements, Net Worth

Almost 3 decades for Ramsey Nouah in Nollywood.

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Ramsey is known to be one of the most charismatic as well as one of the most influential actors in Nollywood. Now in his third decade of acting, he has made his mark by being one of the highest-paid actors in the country.

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The humanitarian, actor and director, Ramsey Nouah,  is an award-winning actor who is known for his sincere and sweet-charming roles. He has appeared in over  100 movies. An actor is also a family man, who married his wife in 2002 and a father of their three children. 

Ramsey shared his opinion of marriage and said that marriage shouldn't be based on physical beauty alone, as beauty oftentimes fades but, the secret to a happy life is companionship.  

Ramsey Nouah Age

Ramsey, real name, Ramsey Tokunbo Nouah Jnr. was born on the 19th of December 1970 in Costain, Nigeria. He is 49 years old.

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Ramsey Nouah Family

The actor is born to a Lebanese-Israeli father, Ramsey Nouah Snr. and a Yoruba mother, Margaret Afolabi who is from Owo in Ondo State. He lived at Costain in his early days before moving to Aguda, Surulere, Lagos. After moving, Ramsey completed both his primary and secondary education in Surulere. 

Ramsey enrolled at the University of Lagos to pursue his tertiary studies. 

Ramsey Nouah Marriage

The actor got married to Phillips, in 2002. 

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He describes his wife as the “Power of the house” and he has exclaimed on how much of a family man he is and marks family as the most essential part of one's life. 

Ramsey and his wife, Emelia,  are blessed with 3 children - Quincy, Camil and Desiree. As someone busy, the actor in his spare time loves to play football, golf, and basketball. He always makes time for his family too. 

Ramsey Nouah Education

Ramsey attended his primary school at Atara Primary School, after completing - he enrolled at Community Grammar School in Lagos. 

As someone who had already developed an interest in communications and languages, Ramsey Nouah decided to further his studies at the University of Lagos where he enrolled for a Diploma in Mass Communication. Upon completion, he decided to place his focus fully on his acting career. 

Ramsey Nouah's Career

Ramsey started his career when a friend convinced him to join auditions. Thanks to his friend, the path to his legendary path were born. The auditions marked his career breakthrough in Nollywood.

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In 1990, Ramsey made his first appearance in a film, Silent Night. After the film, the industry then became familiar with his name and in 1993, he earned a role in the television series, Fortunes - which aired between 1993-1994, which shot him to the limelight.

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At first, he went to auditions for money but as time went by Ramsey developed a passion for acting and today he is a well-known and admired veteran of the Nollywood film industry

Nouah didn't only limit himself to acting, as he was getting more roles, the actor decided to venture into directing and producing. He has produced films such as Elephant in the Room, Merry Men, and few short stories for Africa Magic.

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The legendary Nouah made his directorial debut with Living in Bondage; Breaking Free which was released in November 2019

Ramsey Nouah Awards

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As a veteran in the industry, Ramsey has collected many an award. Awards are to appreciate the excellence of one's performance and as we have seen on our screens, Ramsey is capable of interpreting different roles with perfect delivery. 

2007 - Nigerian Entertainment Awards, Best  Actor for  Dangerous Twins.
2010 - Africa Movie Academy Awards, Best Actor for Figurine.
2011 - Nigerian Entertainment Awards, Best Actor for Chase. 
2011 - Ghana Movie Awards for Tempting Fate.
2012 - Ramsey won the award Popular Online Choice (Male).
2016 - City People Movie Special Recognition for 76.
2016 - Nigeria Entertainment Award, Best Actor for 76.
2016 - Film Festival (AFRIFF Global Awards), Best Actor for 76.
2017 - Africa Movie Academy Awards, Best Actor in a Lead Role for 76.
2020 - Africa Magic Viewers Choice Awards for Best Director for Living In Bondage.

Ramsey Nouah Endorsements

Ramsey Nouah is regarded as one of the giant figures in Nollywood. Ramsey signed an endorsement deal with Western Lotto as their ambassador.

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The actor was then entrusted by the Nigerian multinational telecommunications company, Globacom and he was officially announced as their brand ambassador 

Ramsey Nouah Net worth 

As he has been in the industry for almost three decades he is considered one of the countries most valuable veterans.

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Ramsey is estimated to have made a fortune of $3.5 million net worth to his name.

The actor has appeared in over 150 movies since his debut, in 1990. He has made money from acting, endorsements and other businesses he is involved in as an entrepreneur.

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