Prince Iyke Olisa is a famous Nollywood actor, director, producer, scriptwriter, marketer, entrepreneur and a television personality. He was born and bred in Anambra State in the south eastern part of Nigeria. He is very handsome, gifted, skillful, creative and talented in acting and interpretation of movie roles.
Prince Iyke Olisa is originally from Nnewi North local government area of Anambra State in the south eastern part of Nigeria, where he completed both his primary and secondary school education and obtained both his First School Leaving Certificate and West African Senior School Certificate.
Prince Iyke Olisa joined the Nigerian movie industry (Nollywood) as a commercial scriptwriter in 1994. He sold his scripts and got contracted to write more scripts for movie producers in Nigeria and later delved into film production and directing in 2014 after graduating from film school in the United States of America.
He has acted, produced and directed several movies in Nigeria which include Royal Vampires, Girls in the mood, The More You Look The Less You See, Adams Desire, Illicit Romance, The Lesbians, The Return of Shina Rambo, etc. Prince Iyke Olisa rose to fame in 1995 after his best script “Last Vote” became a mega hit in Nigeria.
According to him, he delved into acting by accident. It all happened on the set of one of his movies. He was directing a movie on set and one actor couldn’t turn up due to some circumstances beyond his control, so in the process of thinking of a better alternative, one of the actor suggested that he should take the role and replace the absent actor, he took the role and did very well and that was how he started acting in Nollywood movies. He acts mostly in his own movies.
In 2010, Prince Iyke Olisa travelled to the United States of America where he studied Filmmaking at Walden University in America for a period of two years, before delving fulltime into film production and directing. Prince Iyke Olisa is the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Prime World Productions. He is currently a graduate of Law from the National Open University in Enugu, Nigeria.
Prince Iyke Olisa is currently married to his beautiful wife Sylvia and the marriage is blessed with a beautiful kid. Their baby, who was born in the United States of America on November 2016, has been named Nkemdilim Michelle. The baby was dedicated in their local church on 5th February 2017.
Prince Iyke Olisa is currently one of the richest and most influential movie producer, director and actor in Nigeria with an estimated net worth of $700,000.