Gideon Okeke’s Biography: Wife, daughter, Net worth of GUS host

Gideon Okeke's Biography: Wife, daughter, Net worth of GUS host

Gideon Okeke’s Biography: Wife, daughter, Net worth of GUS host

Nollywood actor has been unveiled as the host for this year’s edition of the popular reality TV show, the Gulder Ultimate Search.

For those who may not know, Gideon Okeke was one of the winners of the previous edition of the Gulder Ultimate Search; he was also a contestant on the first Big Brother Naija reality show but was the sixth housemate to be evicted.

This means he has what it takes to be the host for this year’s edition; over the years, Gideon Okeke has been able to build a name for himself in the movie industry.

This article is focused on everything you should know about Gideon Okeke; continue reading to see more.

Profile Summary

Full NameGideon Okeke
Date of BirthJuly 23, 1983
Place of BirthNigeria
Star SignLeo
EducationNnamdi Azikwe University

Gideon Okeke was born on the 23rd of July 1983; there are no details of who his parents were, but he was raised in the Ajegunle area of Lagos state. He doesn’t have any siblings as he was an only child.

Gideon Okeke is a Nigerian by birth and celebrated his 38th birthday in July 2021.


Gideon Okeke had his primary and secondary school education in Lagos state. But later gained admission to the Nnamdi Azikwe University, where he studied Bio-Chemistry.

Owing to his desire to be a good actor, he went on to embark on professional training in Acting at thee Lee Strasberg Institute in New York.


Gideon Okeke made it to the limelight after he participated in the first edition of Big Brother Nigeria, and he is also known for playing the character of Philip Ade Williams in the TV series “Tinsel.”

The Nollywood actor featured alongside Danny Glover in the drama thriller “93 Days”. He also bagged a role as Dr Morris Ibeawuchi, one of the surviving doctors of the Nigerian Ebola crisis in the movie; for this, he got an AMVCA nomination.

Personal life

Gideon Okeke is married, but he is a father of two children with two different baby mamas. He welcomed his first baby girl in 2016 and a baby boy named Ezra with his wife Chidera Uduezue, whom he married in 2018.

The actor in his career has been caught up in some controversies. Back in 2019, Gideon Okeke criticised the gay marriage of international designer Marc Jacobs and his partner Char Defrancesco via his Instagram account.

Gideon Okeke’s statement didn’t go down well with the LGBTQ community, he was also at some point a victim of police brutality in Lagos.

Net worth

Gideon Okeke has a stable net worth that helps him live a comfortable lifestyle.

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