Amaechi Muonagor (born Idemili, Anambra State) is a Nigerian actor and producer. In 2016, he was nominated for AMVCA 2017 Best Actor In A Comedy.
Amaechi Muonagor is a famous Nollywood actor, director, producer, entrepreneur, investor and a philanthropist. He was born on 20th August 1962 in Idemili Local Government Area of Anambra State in the south eastern part of Nigeria. He is currently 55 years old. Amaechi Muonagor is originally from Obosi, a small village in Idemili Local Government Area of Anambra State in the south eastern part of Nigeria.
He attended St. Mary’s Primary School, Obosi in Idemili Local Government Area of Anambra State, Nigeria and obtained his First School Leaving Certificate. After completing his primary school education, Amaechi Muonagor proceeded to Oraifite Grammar School in Anambra State, Nigeria and obtained his West African Senior School Certificate.
After completing his primary and secondary school education, Amaechi Muonagor proceeded to University of Nigeria, Nsukka in Enugu State, Nigeria and graduated with a Bachelor’s Degree in Economics in 1987. Amaechi Muonagor is currently married with four beautiful children.
After his one year mandatory National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) in 1989, Amaechi Muonagor started working for News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) as a reporter. He left his job at News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) few years later to pursue a career in acting.
In 1998, Amaechi Muonagor joined the Nigerian movie industry (Nollywood) and acted in his first movie “Taboo” in which he played the role of Chief Akunatakasi. In 1999, Amaechi Muonagor rose to fame after starring in the Nollywood blockbuster movie “Igodo” one of the greatest movies Nollywood has ever produced in history. The movie “Igodo” earned him a nomination for Best Supporting Actor at the Africa Movie Academy Awards.
In 2003, Amaechi Muonagor acted in a Nollywood blockbuster comedy movie “Aki na Ukwa” alongside with Chinedu Ikedieze and Osita Iheme. The movie was very popular in Nigeria and earned him a nomination for Best Actor in Comedy at the Africa Magic Viewers Choice Awards.
Amaechi Muonagor has acted in more than 250 Nollywood movies which include Igodo, His Last Action, Sincerity, Without Goodbye, Evil World, Ugonma, Aki na Ukwa, Most Wanted Kidnappers, Jack and Jill, Atinga, Village Rascal, Code of Silence, Spirits, The Guilty, Woman Rapa, etc.
Amaechi Muonagor is a versatile actor and can fit in any movie role given to him by movie directors. He is currently one of the most gifted, most creative, most skillful and most talented actors in Nigeria. He always plays the role of a mean and wicked person.
In 2016, he was nominated for Best Actor in Comedy at the African Magic Viewers Choice Awards. In 2017, he won the award for Best Actor in Comedy at the African Magic Viewers Choice Awards.
In 2016, there were numerous publications on websites and social media that claimed Amaechi Muonagor was very ill and suffering from Diabetes and struck. Also, during that period there have been rumors about him quitting the movie industry. But during an interview with the media, Amaechi Muonagor debunked all the rumors and confirmed that he is very much healthy.
Amaechi Muonagor in the cause of his acting career has won several awards which include Best Actor in a Supporting Role at the Africa Movie Academy Awards, Best Actor in Comedy at the Africa Magic Viewers Choice Awards, Most Prominent Actor in Nigeria at the Best of Nollywood Awards and Best Actor in a Leading Role at the City People Entertainment Awards.
Amaechi Muonagor is currently one of the richest and most influential actor in Nigeria with an estimated net worth of $850,000.