Sylvester Madu: biography, age, movies and net worth

Sylvester Madu biography, age

Sylvester Madu: biography, age, movies and net worth

When you talk of the likes of Sylvester Stallone, aka Rambo, James Bond, among others who act in thriller related movies, they are noticeably known for the way they handle guns in their movies.

In Nollywood, one actor that meets these criteria and handles guns like a pro in movies is Sylvester Madu.

Madu is one of the most popular and awarded actors in the movie industry. The movie star has made a name for himself in the entertainment industry even though he is no longer into acting as he has become a full-time pastor in a parish of Christ Embassy church located in Lagos.

Continue reading to see some of the details we found out about Sylvester Magu.

Profile Summary

Name: Sylvester Madu

Date of birth: 11th January 1975

Sylvester Madu Age: 46 years old.

Occupation: Actor, director, producer, entrepreneur, pastor, philanthropist.

State of Origin: Anambra state

Marital Status: Married

Nationality: Nigerian

Sylvester Madu’s Biography

The talented actor was born on the 11th of January 1975. He hails from Anambra state; however, there are no details about who his parent are. He is the firstborn and first male of his parent 12 children.

According to the report, Madu started acting as early as when he five years old.

He attended his primary and secondary school education in Anambra state, where he got is first school leaving certificate and west African senior school certificate, respectively.

Following his secondary school education, he gained admission into the University of Maiduguri, located in Borno state, the northern part of his country, where he graduated with first his degree.


While Madu started acting at the age of 5, he joined Nollywood professionally in 1998.

He is popular for the ways he handles guns in movies and primarily acts as a thief, militant, criminal, armed robber, among others.

Madu is also rated as one of the most skillful and gifted actors in Nigeria. He has acted alongside the likes of Emma Ehumadu, Junior Pope Odonwodo, Zubby Michael, Jim Iyke, Alaso Wariboko, Gentle Jack, Hanks Anuku, Jerry Amilo, Ernest Asuzu, among others.

Aside from acting, he is a director and producer with awards to his name.

He has acted in over 200 movies. Madu, however, left Nollywood for personal reasons and went on to become a devoted pastor in one of the parishes of Christ Embassy Church located at Eric Moore Road in Surulere, Lagos State.


Madu’s wife is a Nollywood actress and producer named Ifeayinwa. The two had their marriage on the 14th of December 2019


Below are some of the movies he has acted in;

The Shepherd

The Generals

The Cat

Emotional Tears


Power of Love

Death of Shita Rambo

The Family

The Illiterate

Days of My Wedding

Wedding Pandemonium

To Love An Angel

Different World

Tears of the Blind

Net worth
Although he has quitted Nollywood, he lives a comfortable life.

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