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.
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
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;
Power of Love
Death of Shita Rambo
Days of My Wedding
To Love An Angel
Tears of the Blind
Although he has quitted Nollywood, he lives a comfortable life.