Kanayo O. Kanayo Biography, Age, Early Life, Wife, Children, Movies, Net Worth And More

Kanayo O. Kanayo Biography
Kanayo O. Kanayo is one of the biggest names in the Nigerian movies industry. With a good number of movies and appearances to his credit, he is also one of the highest earners.
We will seeing Kanayo O. Kanayo's biography, real name, date of birth, age, nationality, family, parents, wife, children, movies, net worth, houses, cars, social media handles and everything else you'd love to know about him.
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Kanayo O. Kanayo Profile

Before we continue, here's a quick run down on Kanayo's biography and a few things you'd love to know about him:
Full Name: Anayo Modestus Onyekwere
Name: Kanayo O. Kanayo
Date of birth: 1st March, 1962
Age: 57 years (2019)
Father: Mr. Donatus Onyekwere
Mother: Mrs. Isabella Onyekwere
Siblings: John Onyekwere, 
Wife: Nneka Onyekwere
Children: Valerie, Clinton, Kosisochukwu, Montell, Einstein
Occupation: Actor
Net Worth: $800,000 [est.]

Kanayo O. Kanayo Biography, Date Of Birth, Early Life, Family, Education

Better known as Kanayo O. Kanayo, Anayo Modestus Onyekwere was born on the 1st of March, 1962 in Mbaise, Imo State, Eastern Nigeria.
He was born into the family of Mr. Donatus Onyekwere and Mrs. Isabella Onyekwere of Nru Umueze, Oboama, Ezinihitte Mbaise, Imo State.

Anayo was brought up by his elder brother, John in Enugu but had his primary education at Saint Joseph Primary School Mbaise while his secondary education was at the Ahiara Boys Secondary School, also in Mbaise. He however didn't complete there and had to finish up at Technical College Aba, Abia State.
After his primary and secondary education, KOK as he is also called got admitted into the University of Lagos, where he studied Philosophy and then he got a Master's Degree in Political Science, also from the same school.

After finishing from the university, Kanayo played a guest role for the NTA series, 'New Masquerade' alongside other veteran actors like Prince Jegede Shokoya, Prince Jegede Shokoya, Ovuleria, Giringory and Prince Jegede Shokoya.
From there he started attending Nollywood auditions and rose to limelight in 1992, when he played the role of Chief Omego in the movie, 'Living In Bondage'.
He is married to Mrs. Nneka Onyekwere and they have five children.

Awards And Endorsements

KOK has won a good number of awards and endorsements for himself in the industry. 
Some of them include:
• Most Prominent Actor in Nigeria at the African Movie Academy Awards, 2005
• Best Actor in a Leading Role at the African Movie Academy Awards, 2006
• National honor of Member of the Order of the Federal Republic (MFR)

Kanayo O. Kanayo Net Worth

Kanayo O. Kanayo is one of the top actors in Nigeria. He is also into business and politics. He is estimated to be net worth $800,000.

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