Karibi Fubara’s biography: wife, age, net worth, movies, nationality

Karibi Fubara’s biography: wife, age, net worth, movies, nationality

Karibi Fubara is a Nigerian actor who recently died of kidney cancer, which has left the Nigerian movie industry in a mourning state.

Fubara, in 2020 had taken to his social media timeline to reveal he was battling with kidney cancer.

On the 12th of December 2021, the actor’s sister Aya Eneli announced his death via her Twitter page, leaving his fans and followers sorrowful.

Karibi Fubara, before his death, had made a name for himself in Nollywood, acting in a number of movies. He made it to the spotlight after starring in ‘Before 30.’

Other movie projects Karibi Fubara has worked on include God Calling, Quam’s Money, Castle and Castle, Royal Hibiscus Hotel, Smart Money Woman, among others.

Since his death, many Nigerians have wanted to know more about Karibi Fubara; continue reading this article to know more about the late movie star.

Profile Summary

Name:Karibi Fubara
Profession:Actor, Producer
Education:The Ohio State University
Wife:Yolanda Okereke
Net Worth:$5 Million – $10 Million

Karibi Fubara’s biography

There are no details as to when and where Kabiri Fubara was born, but he spent some part of his life outside Nigeria; he is, however, believed to be a Nigerian and was in his early 30s before his death.

Kabiri Fubara has other siblings and one of them is Aya Eneli who announced the news of his death.


Kabiri Fubara studied Chemical Engineering at The Ohio State University, where he took an interest in acting as he played the lead role in the Othello sequel Fortune of the Moor. The Nollywood movie star was also an alumnus of the Terry Schreiber Acting Conservatory.


Kabiri Fubara is believed to have started his career as a model; he made his breakthrough modelling for several prominent firms like Apple, Verizon, Hewlett Packer, Nestle, and Walt Disney in their ads campaign.

As an actor Kabiri Fubara played recurring role on the ABC daytime soap One Life to Live.

Kabiri Fubara was also a talent manager as he co-founded and managed Datoala Michael, LLC, an artist management and production company that produced music and film content for over six years, and he had opportunities to work with the likes of Idris Elba, John Legend, Stuart Matthewman (of SADE), India Arie, Jidenna, among others.

In the Nigerian movie industry, Kabiri Fubara acted in movies like We Speak Dance released in 2018) ‘Ratnik’ in 2020; he also produced ‘God Calling’ in 2018.

Personal Life

Kabiri Fubara was married to popular Nollywood stylist and costumier Yolanda Okereke. The two exchanged marital vows in December 2018 at an event attended by their friends and family.


Kabiri Fubara, in 2020, took to his social media timeline to announce he was diagnosed with cancer of the liver in 2020. The reports claimed he had been in Dubai UAE, receiving treatment until his death on Wednesday 15th December.

Net worth

Kabiri Fubara was reportedly worth between $5 million and $10 million until his death.

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