Chico Ejiro Biography, Age, Early Life, Family, Education, Career And Death

Chico Ejiro

Chico Maziakpono (popularly known as Chico Ejiro) was a popular Nigerian movie director, producer, and screenwriter.

He worked as a producer, director (or both) in hundreds of movies during his career in the Nollywood industry. He has within a 5-year period, directed over 80 movies, with each one being shot in as little as three days. His skills earned him the nickname Mr. Prolific, which means plentiful.
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Chico Ejiro Profile

Before we continue, here's a quick rundown on Chico Ejiro's profile and a few things you'd love to know about him:
Full name: Chico Maziakpono
Died: 25th December 2020
Nationality: Nigerian
Education: Federal University of Agriculture
Spouse: Joy C. Ejiro
Children: Four children
Siblings: Peter Red Ejiro, Zeb Ejiro
Occupation: Director, producer
Religion: Christianity
Net worth

Chico Ejiro Biography and Educational Background

Chico Ejiro was born Chico Maziakpono in Isoko, Delta, Nigeria. He has two brothers, Peter Red Ejiro and Zeb Ejiro, both are also popular movie producers.
The late Ejiro holds a diploma in Agriculture from the Obafemi Awolowo University and degree from the Federal University of Agriculture, Umudike.

Entertainment Career

Chico Ejiro was drawn into video production because Nigerians would not buy blank video cassettes. He owned a production company called Grand Touch Pictures, which is based in Lagos

Nicknamed Mr. Prolific, Chico Ejiro directed over 80 movies within a 5-year period—each one shot in as little as three days.

He was featured in the 2007 documentary 'Welcome to Nollywood', which followed him as he made Family Affair 1 and Family Affair 2.

He died in the early hours of Christmas day on December 25, 2020. He is survived by his wife, Joy and four children.

Chico Ejiro Works

Chico Ejiro worked as a producer, director (or both) in hundreds of movies during his career in the Nollywood industry. Some of his works include:
• Computer Girls
• Ashanti
• Polygamy 2: The Final Clash
• Night Bus to Lagos

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