John Okafor, Biography & Net Worth


John Okafor, Biography & Net Worth 2020

John Okafor expertly known as Mr Ibu is a Nigerian entertainer, essayist and humorist. He is one of the most gifted comic characters in the business. MrIbu is known to have written Ngozi: Abeg Marry Us (2003), Ibu in London (2004), Honeymoon Guys (2015) and some other satire films. John Okafor is a capable on-screen character, who left hand to hand fighting to follow his enthusiasm. He rose to noticeable quality in the wake of featuring as Ibu in MrIbu and MrIbu in London in 2004. Stay with Hiphopafrika for more of Mr Ibu’s biography, Net worth and Career.


John Ikechukwu Okafor was conceived on October 17, 1961. He hails from Nkanu West L.G., Enugu State. After primary school, in 1974, Okafor moved to Sapele to remain with his sibling, after his dad’s end. In Sapele, he did modest employments so he could support himself to class and bolster his family. He at that point functioned as a beautician, wandered into photography and furthermore worked in an organization that produces cases.

After optional school, he was conceded into the College of Education, Yola, yet pulled out because of money related troubles. He later took a crack at the Institute of Management and Technology (IMT) when he was monetarily ready to.

Okafor worked in Anambra Broadcasting Service (ABS). While he was there, he was casted in the cleanser opera OgbuAnyanwu and Kwere Kira. Likewise, he was previously a military craftsman. He rehearsed Shotokan Karate for a long time and got a dark belt in 1983. Additionally, MrIbu is an individual from the Karate Federation of Nigeria. As per him, he was the primary teacher who showed Karate in government universities in Nigeria. John Okafor was at one time a merchant. He teamed up with a portion of his companions. They purchased genuinely utilized shoes, shirts, clinical hardware et.c from Niger and sold them in Nigeria.

Net Worth 

According to nollylibrary, Okafor is worth $4.2 million. He is one of the most popular Nigerian actors. Also, he was endorsed by Merrybet and Gotv in 2014.

Early Career

Right off the bat, Okafor featured in a drama at the Anambra Broadcasting Service. Later on, he started expertly as a creation right hand. While doing that, he took in the fundamentals of film creation while tenaciously working with the makers.

All the while, makers began finding his comic side. He was explicitly found by Alex Ezeamaku, the MD, Zalex Production. Alex gave John a job in 1997. Okafor acted like a dolt and assumed the job to the pleasure of the executives. From there on, he started to star in motion pictures and was drawing satire motivation from NkemOwoh, Zebrudaya, and co. Today, he is a brave on-screen character and has featured in several films.

As a maker, Okafor produces films yearly. He is known for delivering MrIbu, Naomi, Allegations, and other satire motion pictures. Likewise, he has featured with A rundown on-screen characters like Patience Ozokwor, Pete Edochie, ChineduIkedieze, OsitaIheme, MonalisaChindae.

John is right now wedded to Stella Maris Okafor – on-screen character and model. His pastimes incorporate driving, breaking jokes, playing draft, and watching football.

Awards & Recognition

Okafor has been awarded as the Best Comedian by the Governor of Enugu State. He was also awarded best comedian by Africa Magic Viewers Choice Awards.  His other awards include;

Best Movie Actor of the Year by Peace Ambassadors of Nigeria in 2014.

Awards of Excellence by Magic Lens Africa Film Academy in 2016.


Some of the movies he featured include;

  • Agony, 1998
  • Vuga, 2000
  • Police Recruit, 2003
  • Nicodemus, 2003
  • Ngozi: Abeg Marry Us, 2003
  • Naomi, 2003
  • Informant, 2003
  • Fresh Pain, 2003
  • Civil War, 2003
  • Bullet, 2003
  • Unbreakable, 2004.

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