Uzor Arukwe biographyUzor Arukwe, born August 6, 1983, is a talented Nigerian actor famously recognized for his role as Inspector Sam in the 2017 movie, Sergent Tutu. In 2014, Arukwe made his Nollywood debut in the film Unspoken Truth, but he became well-known for his work in Sergent Tutu. He gained further notoriety for his work as a private eye in the 2019 film Code Wilo.

Early Life and Education

Uzor Arukwe was born into a large family of ten people headed by Mr. and Mrs. Arukwe who are his parents.

He was raised by his parents alongside his siblings in Lagos, the Southwest geopolitical zone of Nigeria.

Despite the fact that his parents are from the South Eastern Nigerian region of Abia State, Uzor was born in Lagos, southwest region of Nigeria.

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Being a “Lagos Boy,” Uzor Arukwe attended primary school there. He made the trip to Port-Harcourt to enroll in the secondary program at the Nigerian Navy School, Port Harcourt.

After starting his tertiary study in Port-Harcourt, Uzor later made his way back to his home state.

At the Abia State University, the actor continued his education and received a bachelor’s degree in economics.

After completing his undergraduate studies, Uzor traveled to Calabar to pursue a master’s degree.


Uzor Arukwe made his Nollywood debut in the 2014 movie Unspoken Truth, but wasn’t famous until his appearance in the popular movie, Sergent Tutu which gave him massive fame in the Nollywood film industry.

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Uzor Arukwe didn’t relent effort in his acting career as he works hard to earn more movie roles especially for his ability to interpret scripts and handle any roles given to him by the movie director.

His performance as a private eye in the 2019 movie Code Wilo helped him become even more well-known.

He received two nominations for the 2020 African Magic Viewers’ Choice Award for “Best Actor in Comedy or Movie” for his roles in the movies Size 12 and Smash.


  • Unspoken Truth
  • Looking Back
  • Over The Fence
  • Hire a Woman
  • Oga Pastor
  • Ini Dinma
  • Size 12
  • Taken
  • Heart of Gold
  • Kpali
  • Girlfriends
  • Sugar Rush
  • Sergeant Tutu
  • Inline
  • Countdown
  • Sugar rush
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Net Worth

Actor Uzor Arukwe is a well known Nigerian actor. His net worth is thought to be around $100,000. The money he makes through his acting career and endorsement deals which makes him one of the top earners in Nollywood.

Personal Life

Uzor Arukwe, like many prominent people, likes to keep his personal lifestyle secret and outside the media which makes it difficult to know more about him, however we have gathered some information about him.

The talented actor and television personality has a wonderful wife and child, despite not opening up about his family. The name of his wife has not been made public by him.

Social Media

  • Instagram: @uzor.arukwe