Charles Awurum (born 23 December) is a Nigerian-born Nollywood actor, comedian, film producer, and special assistant to Imo State governor on entertainment. He is of Igbo origin.
Early Life and Career
Born in Lagos State, Nigeria. Charles Awurum hails from Imo State.
Awurum grew up in Lagos State and had aspirations to be a professional actor whilst from a young age. He wrote to the producers of Village Headmaster (discontinued Nigerian soap opera) that he aspired to be part of the soap opera cast. Eventually he got an invitation from the producers, but could not feature on the show due to his young age and minimal support from the people and his local community. He stuck to acting drama in church as well as his school he attended.
Awrum started out acting in his church as well as his school so as of the time of graduation from college, he was already a good and versatile actor, he came into Nollywood taking only ‘serious’ roles, he later at a point in his career decided to do only comedy roles which in initial stage and conception of this idea, he was denied due to his “mean looks”.
The 2016 ‘Award of Excellence’ organised by Magic Lens Africa Film Academy Awards, MAFAA. was hosted by Charles Awurum.
Wife and Family
Charles Awurum is married to his lovely wife, Ifeyinwa Linda Awurum. They have been married since 2005/2006 and has 3 children who are all boys.
Charles Awurum’s net worth as of 2022 is estimated at around $350, 000 – $1.5 million.
In 2014, Awurum became a brand ambassador for multinational telecommunications company Globacom owned by Nigerian businessman Mike Adenuga.
- Trusted Enemy (2016) as JohnBull
- Trusted Enemy II (2016)
- Gold Dust Ikenga (2015) as Raymond
- Jack & Jill (2011) as Kelvin
- Jack & Jill II (2011) as Kelvin
- Most Wanted Kidnappers (2010) as Mgada
- Most Wanted Kidnappers II (2010) as Magda
- Yahooze Prophets (2009)
- Yahooze Prophets II (2009)
- Marcus D Millionaire (2008)
- Marcus D Millionaire II (2008)
- Away Match (2007)
- Away Match II (2007)
- Fools On The Run (2007)
- Game Fools Play (2007) as Theo
- Game Fools Play II (2007) as Theo
- JohnBull & Rosekate (2007)
- Lost In The Jungle (2007) as Anthony
- Lost In The Jungle II (2007) as Anthony
- Toronto Connection (2007)
- Toronto Connection II (2007)
- Four Forty (2006)
- Four Forty II (2006)
- Silence Of The Gods (2006)
- Silence Of The Gods II (2006)
- Store Keeper (2006)
- Store Keeper II (2006)
- The Barrister (2006) as Jonah
- The Barrister II (2006) as Jonah
- The Journalist (2006)
- The Journalist II (2006)
- Friends & Lovers (2005)
- Friends & Lovers II (2005)
- I Need A Man (2005)
- I Need A Man II (2005)
- Nothing For Nothing (2005)
- Nothing For Nothing II (2005)
- Nothing For Nothing III (2005)
- No Way Out (2005)
- No Way Out II (2005)
- A Million Madness (2004)
- Love & Marriage (2004)
- World Apart (2004)
- World Apart II (2004)
- Under Fire (2003)
- Sweet Banana (2003)
- Sweet Banana II (2003)
- Battle Line (2002)
- Battle Line II (2002)
- Ifeonye Metalu (2002)
- Wisdom & Riches (2002)
- Wisdom & Riches II (2002)
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