Top 10 most handsome macho Nollywood actors 2021

Top 10 most handsome macho Nollywood actors in 2021
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By Tochi Juliet

This generation of Nollywood actors is full of vibrant, macho and heavily built young men. You will find in this article, list of top 10 most handsome macho Nollywood actors 2021

Nollywood is a sobriquet that originally referred to the Nigerian film industry. The origin of the term dates back to the early 2000s, traced to an article in The New York Times.

Due to the history of evolving meanings and contexts, there was no clear or agreed-upon definition for the term, which has made it a subject of several controversies.

It wasn’t until the 1990s when a grassroots movement in Nigeria emerged and shaped the Nollywood that we have come to understand today. 

Ever since 1990, Nollywood has continued to grow and wax stronger and have moved from producing local traditional movies to Cinema movies. Many Nollywood films are now on Netflix.

According to Demand Africa, Nollywood produces almost 200 movies in a month.

Nollywood as witnessed different generations of actors. Just like the saying which says "Soldiers comes, soldiers go, barrack remains".

Nollywood is still there, but many actors and actresses have come and gone from the popular Osuofia Ezeigbo, Nkem Owoh, Sam loco Efe, Pete Edochie and their likes.

Nowadays, young, handsome, macho men have emerged in the Nollywood industry. If you are a Nigerian, you must have witnessed a scenario where Nigerians girls crush on these ones because of their heavily built bodies.

Here is a list of top 10 most handsome Nollywood Macho actors in 2021.

1. Kenneth Okolie

Kenneth Obinna Okolie is a Nigerian actor and model crowned Mr Nigeria 2010.

Kenneth Obinna Okolie born February 21, 1984, is a Nigerian actor and model crowned Mr Nigeriain 2010. For our list, he is one of the top 10 most handsome macho Nollywood actors in 2021.

In 2015 he won the City People Movie Award for Best Supporting Actor of the Year at the City People.

Keneth Okolie hails from Anambra state from the family of Mr and Mrs Okolie and was raised in Lagos. His parents are indigenes of Ihiala, a town in Anambra State. 

In many of his movies, Kenneth Obinna Okolie always act a lover boy role which has got him many admirers

Kenneth Okolie is a talentedactor. His acting career kick-started due to his stage play as his talent during his Mr World finale. The audience loved it.

After the pageant, he made enquiries with the right people about delving into acting, a successful transition.

He has featured in over 70 movies which include Keeping my man, My name is Kadi, a girl's note, perfect strangers, stormy hearts and lots of others.

In many of his movies, he always acts as a lover boy role. His romantic side, which he perfectly portrays in the movies, has got him many admirers accompanied by his well- physically built macho body.

Kenneth Obinna Okolie has stolen the attention of many Nigerian girls. However, it is unfortunate for those who crush on him as he is happily married to Jessica Nwakah.

2. Bolanle Ninalowo

Ninalowo's first attempt into the Nollywood Nigerian movie industry was as a movie producer

Bolanle Ninalowo, also known as Nino, is a Nigerian actor & film producer. Before Ninalowo's attempt into the Nigerian movie industry he first worked as an accountant in a bank in the United States of America. Upon relocating back to Nigeria, he worked with Guaranty Trust Bank.

Ninalowo's first attempt into the Nollywood Nigerian movie industry was as a movie producer. He produced his first movie titled Rebirth'.

Bolanle Ninalowo was born on May 7, 1980, in Ikorodu, Lagos State, Nigeria. He was born as the second child of eight children and spent the first 15 years in Nigeria. Thereafter, he relocated to Chicago, USA and spent another 15 years.

Aside from the fact that Ninalowo is tall, handsome and huge, his American accent is another added advantage for him

Nino B as he is normally called break forth into the Nollywood industry in 2014 after his debut film Rebirth was produced and he starred in other series of movies.

Over the past few years, Bolanle has made a name for himself and is often regarded as one of the Nollywood hunks.

Nino is one of the most admired Nollywood actors. Aside from the fact that Ninalowo is tall, handsome and huge, his American accent is another added advantage for him that keeps alluring many, especially the Nigerian girls.

Nino Bolanle has featured in many movies such as What’s Within, Ordinary People, Desperate Baby Mama, Spotlight, Road to Yesterday, Picture perfect which was one of the movies that brought him to limelight and lots of others.

3. Fedrick Leonard

Leonard returned to the Nigerian movie industry Nollywood in 2008

Frederick Leonard is one of Nollywood's Leading Men who has Successfully carved a viable niche for himself in the movie industry!

Frederick was born on the 1st of May, He is the first child of two, a native of Anambra state in Nigeria and a Biochemistry Graduate. Federick Leonard ventured into the Nigerian movie industry in 2001.

He played brief one-scene roles and took a break from acting almost immediately as he debuted to complete his university education and obtain a degree.

Upon completion of his university education, Leonard returned to the Nigerian movie industry Nollywood in 2008 with his debut, A classic movie titled "Indian Doctor" and the hit TV series "Disclosure" in 2009 after which he has been on a sky-high demand till date.

Fedrick Leonard Nollywood actor

As an Actor, Frederick is driven by his passion for the Arts and firmly believes in impacting the society at large with the delivery of his superlative and endearing talent which has thereby brought to his gains several awards.

Federick Leonard has won many awards including Best Actor AFRIFIMO AWARDS and Best supporting Actor GIAMA AWARDS.
During his interview with This Day, Frederick Leonard described himself as an introvert and not the party type and revealed that he doesn’t drink nor smoke and maintains a tiny circle of few friends and family.

He has a Firm Belief in the Growth of the African Cinema, not just because of its undeniable ability to contribute to the growth of any country's GDP, "It's also a strong medium through which we can tell our stories, inform and market our culture and values as Africans to the world."

Leonard is one of the most admired Nollywood actors. His heavily built body stature got many girls dying and wishing to have him. Federick Leonard happens to be one of the most handsome Nollywood actors that are still single.

4. Blossom Chukwujiekwu

Blossom Chukuwjiekwu had always nursed the idea of acting even though he studied Mass Communication

Chukwudi Echezona Blossom Chukwujekwu popularly known as Blossom Chukwujiekwu is not only a talented actor but also one of the top 10 most handsome Nollywood actors in 2021. He hails from Otolo, Nnewi North in Anambra State, but was raised in Benin Edo state.

Blossom Chukuwjiekwu had always nursed the idea of acting even though he studied Mass Communication in Benson Idahosa University Benin.

While in the University, he was an active member of the popular House of Theatre (H.O.T) where he played the lead in the stage drama, Godless: The path to dawn. Blossom maintains that playing Ukemu in Godless was his eureka moment.

In July 2008 he graduated with a Bachelor of Science degree in Mass Communications from the Benson Idahosa University, Benin City, Edo State.

The movies, "Flower Girl", "Finding Mercy", "Knocking on Heaven's Door" announced Blossom to the world

Blossom earned his acting debut playing the lead in the 2009 soap opera; Portrait of Passion has since been on a steady rise. His first feature movie was Vivian Ejike's Private Storm starring Ramsey Noah and Omotola Jalade Ekeinde.

The movies, "Flower Girl", "Finding Mercy", "Knocking on Heaven's Door" announced Blossom to the world. After these movies produced in 2014, Blossom becomes a popular face in the Nollywood industry.

His handsome cute macho body has got many crushing on him, especially Nigerian girls.

Blossom is married to Maureen, but the couple is separated for undisclosed reasons. Blossom has equally won many awards in the Nollywood industry.

5. Gbenro Ajibade

Gbenro Ajidade is one of the top 10 most handsome macho Nollywood actors in 2021

Gbenro Emmanuel Ajibade; is a Nigerian actor, producer, model, and presenter. He attended Makurdi International School and later Mount Saint Gabriels Secondary School. He then completed his education by graduating from Benue State University with a degree in Biology.

Gbenro never intended to be in the entertainment industry as he wanted to be a medical doctor, but then, life happened.

Gbenro Ajibade joined Nollywood some years now and has since starred in a popular Soap Opera Tinsel where he played a lead role, a programme that has been on since 2008 till date.

Gbenro Ajidade, a creative and highly talented Nollywood actor

He is creative, skilful and highly talented Nollywood actor, known for a good interpretation of roles in movies. He can as well accept any character assigned him and he does this very well to the delight of his numerous fans.
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Ajibade is also a model and has modelled for several big companies both nationally and internationally including Arise Magazine Fashion Week in 2013, Mercedes Benz Fashion Week in 2014, Runway Dubai Fashion Show in 2015 and Yomi Casual Fashion Designers Fashion Show at Atlanta, Georgia, the USA in 2019 and many others.

Gbenro is one of the most handsome Nollywood actors. His height, smile and macho body are among his selling points.

6. Alex Ekubo

Alexx Ekubo, born on 10 April 1986 is an award-winning Nigerian Actor

Alexx Ekubo born on 10 April 1986 is an award-winning Nigerian Actor, Model, Motivational Speaker, Compere, Producer & Entertainer.

He is also referred to as "Johnny" from the popular Yemi Alade Song "Johnny" which has over 90million views on youtube, thereby making it the most-watched music video out of Africa.

No doubt, Alexx Ekubo is one of the top most handsome actors in the Nollywood industry. He was the first runner up at the 2010 Mr Nigeria contest.

He won the Best Actor in a Supporting Role award at 2013 Best of Nollywood Awards for his role in the Weekend Getaway.

Ekubo is a native ofArochukwu, Abia State. He attended the Federal Government College Daura, Katsina State. He studied Law at theUniversity of Calabarand later got a diploma in Law from Calabar Polytechnic.

Alex Ekubo is seen as the 'ladies man' because of the type of roles he takes up in movies and his handsome features

Alexx Ekubo started his journey into the film industry in 2005 when he bagged his first role although a minor in the movie "Sinner in the House".

The movie opened him up to the world of acting. Alex got the opportunity to feature in a soap opera "Secrets and Scandals “and several advertisement campaigns. His major role came several years later in a movie titled "Ladies Men" which gain him further recognition.

In 2013, Alexx Ekubo won the best actor award in supporting role at the Best of Nollywood Award for the movie Weekend Gateway. Alex Ekubo has acted more than 50 movies: Aina, True Citizen, In The Cupboard, Dream Walker, Lagos Cougars, Keeping My Man, Champagne and lots more.

Alex Ekubo has been identified as the 'ladies man'. He is what you can call an 'alpha male' that many ladies will like to be associated with.

Being one of the top 10 most handsome macho Nollywood actors, many fans, especially ladies, are curious about Ekubo's relationship status. They’ve been asking the questions: Who is Alex Ekubo's girlfriend? Is Alex Ekubo married?

Well, Alexx Ekubo isn't married, and no one knows his girlfriend as of now, so one ought to say he is single and may be searching.

7. Micheal Godson

Micheal Gordson is one of the popular faces in the Nollywood industry. He is one of the top 10 most handsome macho actors in Nollywood.

Michael Godson Ifeanyichukwu, better known as Mike Godson born October 10 is a Nigerian actor and businessman. He was born in Kano State, Nigeria but hailed from Imo State.

He did both his primary and secondary school in Imo state after which he preceded to the University of Jos where he obtained BA in theatre and communication.

He is a youth ambassador for the Independent National Electoral Commission for Nigeria and is seen as a pioneer in the Nollywood film industry

Mike Godson began acting in 2009 and has since become known for interpreting love roles in Nollywood. He broke into stardom after he starred in the Nollywood film “7 Books of Moses” produced by Nonso Emeka Ekwe.

Micheal Godson is one of Nollywood's most talented and most handsome actors

There is no doubt that the fast-rising handsome Nollywood actor has definitely paved a successful path for himself in the Nigerian entertainment industry.

Godson has appeared in over 100 films such as Not Guilty, Love Bond, Too Much Love, We Shouldn’t Love Like This, London Fever, A Time to Heal, Mama’s Love.

He has featured alongside actors such as Pete Edochie, Clem Ohameze, Kenneth Okonkwo, Van Vicker and John Dumelo. In 2018 Godson signed a deal with a Bollywood production team linked to Zee World.

Godson also runs an agro-processing and commodity trading company. Although his acting career does provide him with his basic needs, Godson has suggested that it might not grant him financial security. 

He was appointed youth ambassador by the Independent National Electoral Commission in 2015.

Micheal Godson is one of the Nollywood handsome actors whose name is at the lips of many Nigerian ladies. He is known to be a loverboy in films and his romantic tricks get women falling at his feet.

8. Daniels K Daniels

Daniel K., is one of the top 10 most handsome actors in Nollywood. He grew up partly in Abuja, Port Harcourt and Enugu

Daniel K Daniel, whose full name is Daniel Kanayo Daniel, popularly known as DKD is a Nigerian television and film actor, model, voice-over artiste and events compere. He is one of the most handsome macho men you will find in Nollywood today.

Daniel K. Daniel is a native of Nenwe in Aninri LGA Enugu State Nigeria.

He was born on 22nd May 1986. He Studied Applied Biochemistry and attained a Bachelor of Science degree from Nnamdi Azikiwe University Anambra State

Daniel grew up partly in Abuja, Port Harcourt and Enugu because his parents lived in these three cities. He is best known for his portrayal of Bossman in the movie Soldier's Story.

He won the 2016 Africa Magic Viewers' Choice Awards(AMVCA) and the Africa Movie Academy Awards (AMAA) awards for Best Actor.

DKD is married to a beautiful young lady Tina

After one of the DKD's model shows, one of the supermodels Steiner Eunice Opara dragged Daniels K Daniels to an audition that turned out successful.

He was given his first movie role in a television series titled All About Us in 2009. Today, DKD is known to be one of the most actors in the Nollywood industry.

DKD Built on his acting talent as he acted another successful movie, "Sarah's Choice". He also featured in "Ladies Men" alongside Mercy Johnson and Alexx Ekubo.

After his NYSC service in 2011, DKD ventured properly into the Nollywood industry and featured in over 100 movies which include Tempest, Love at the hillside, Ivie, Mummy's Dearest among others.

DKD is married to a beautiful young lady Tina.

9. Kunle Remi

Kunle Remi hails from Ekiti state but was born in Gboko Benue state. He is one of the top 10 most handsome macho Nollywood actors.

Number 9 on our list of top 10 most handsome macho Nollywood actors 2021 is Oyekule Opeyemi Oluwaremi known as Kunle Remi, is a talented Nollywood actor.

He hails from Ekiti state but was born in Gboko Benue state. He gained admission at the University of Ibadan to study Fishery and Wildfire management.

Kunle Remi later abandoned his study at the University of Ibadan to the USA to study Tourism and Hospitality. He later attended New York Film Academy, Los Angeles.

Kunle has always loved acting from his tender age. He was the youth Drama leader in his church. He was also involved in acting while at the University.

Kunle, one of the most handsome Nollywood actors is known for his leading role in the movie "Falling" (2015)

Remi started acting professionally in 2011, after winning Gulder Ultimate Search in 2010. His first major role was in Heavy Beauty, produced by Grace Edwin Okon and directed by Stanlee Ohikhuare.

Later, he starred in several films, TV series, and stage plays, including Family Forever, Tinsel, Lagos Cougars Reloaded, The Getaway, Falling, and Africa Magic's Forbidden.

Kunle Remi is known for his leading role in the movie "Falling" (2015) and has been featured in a number of Africa Magic Original Films.

10. Mofe Duncan

Josbert Thomas Kwamina Eyimofe a.k.a Mofe Duncan is one of the top 10 most handsome macho Nollywood actors

You probably know him as Mofe Duncan, but his real name is Josbert Thomas Kwamina Eyimofe, he is from Itshekiri in Delta State, born on 28th May 1983.

Duncan attended the University of Lagos (UNILAG) and graduated with a degree in Biological Science.

Mofe Duncan is a popular Nollywood actor known for his roles in blockbuster Nollywood movies. He is best known for the roles played in movies such as The Three Kings, Talking Dolls, and Love Like a Fire.

This list of top 10 most handsome macho Nollywood actors 2021 won't be complete without Duncan in the list; he is one of the top 10 most handsome macho Nollywood actors in 2021.

The popular movie, Dark Past, featured alongside Chika Ike, and Mercy Aigbe projected him to the world

Mofe Duncan started acting after he left the university. At the age of 5, he made appearances on TV when he modelled for Nestlé, a food company. He is best known for the movies which he featured.

Over his career in Nollywood, he has worked with top icons in the industry such as Chika Ike, Timini Egbuson, Bimbo Ademoye, and Bisola Aiyeola. He progressed to becoming a movie director and writer after years of experience. He directed and wrote a movie titled The Three Kings.

The popular movie, Dark Past, featured alongside Chika Ike, and Mercy Aigbe projected him to the world. Mofe Duncan has acted over 50 movies such as Just One Blood, Finding Love, Body of Evidence, Lies Men Tell, Sobis Mystic, Rough Patches, Swim, Ovy’s Voice, My Angel, Tales of Seduction.

Mofe Ducan got married to his beautiful wife, Jessica Kakkad on August 22, 2015. However, the marriage allegedly ended up in divorce as he parted ways with Jessica based on irreconcilable differences.

Mofe can be considered to be a single guy now. He is one of Nollywood's handsome macho actors that ladies are falling over heel to get him.

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