Ramsey Nouah is one of the most famous faces in the Nollywood film industry. He has a unique career in the film industry, even outside the coast of Nigeria.
Ramsey Nouah has been in the industry when films suitable for cinema and international film festivals were on videotape and VCD/DVD media.
Ramsey Nouah has over the years established himself as one of the most successful actors in the Nollywood industry with a net worth of $4.5 million.
Ramsey Nouah Profile
- Full Name: Ramsey Nouah
- Age: 49 years old
- Nationality: Nigerian
- State of residence: Lagos, Nigeria
- Marital status: Married
- Occupation: Actor
- Net Worth: $4.5 million
Biography of Ramsey Nouah
Ramsey Nouah’s full name is Ramsey Nouah Tokunbo Jr. On December 19, 1970, Ramsey Nouah was born to an Israeli father and a Yoruba mother who hailed from Owo, Ondo State. Ramsey Nouah is currently 49 years of age.
Although Ramsey Nouah’s father is Lebanese-Israeli and his mother is a Nigerian, Ramsey Nouah was raised by his mother in Lagos, Nigeria.
Ramsey Nouah grew up in Surulere in Lagos, where he attended Atara elementary school and Community Grammar school. He further went to the University of Lagos, where he obtained a bachelor’s degree in Mass Communication, after which he decided to pursue his career in acting.
Ramsey Nouah Career
Ramsey Nouah, an actor in the Nigerian film industry, had once considered pursuing a music career but was convinced by a close friend at the age of 20 to go into acting.
His first film shoot was his stepping stone when he started auditioning for TV shows and thereby won the role of “Jeff” in a Nigerian soap opera “Fortunes,” which aired on screens from 1993 to 1994.
Ramsey Nouah has featured in several Nigerian videos, but they never shown on screens due to issues related to the lack of adequate resources.
In 1996 Ramsey Nouah made his breakthrough in a film called “Silent Night,” which starred other veterans of Nigerian cinema, such as Kate Henshaw, Emeka Ike, Okey Bakassi, Ejike Asiegbu, Chidi Mokeme, Baba Dee and Francis Duru.
In “Silent Night”, he played the role of “Stanley”, who was a rich boy and, out of boredom, went to Ajegunle to join the Black Arrow gang.
Ramsey Nouah went on to take on several roles in romantic films that quickly earned him the nickname “Lover Boy”, which some fans still call him.
In 2004 Ramsey Nouah appeared in the movie “Dangerous Twins”, where he played double roles, the good and bad twins – Taiye and Kehinde. The film was the first in the industry to have a dual role actor. Ramsey Nouah won the best actor award at the African Film Academy Awards 2010 for his role in “The Figurine”.
’76, a film which featured Ramsey Nouah was selected for the premiere at the Toronto International Film Festival in September 2016, as well as at the London BFI Film Festival.
Ramsey Nouah is the founder of a film production company, ‘Ramseyfilms,’ and went behind the camera to make films such as “Living in Bondage(2019)”.
The success of his film production company and the release of the “Living in Bondage” film has helped increased Ramsey Nouah net worth.
Ramsey Nouah Movies
Ramsey Nouah went global when he appeared alongside “AY” in the record-breaking Nigerian comedy “30 Days in Atlanta”. Some other revolutionary films in which Ramsey Nouah appeared include; GbomoGbomo Express, Merry-Men – The real Yoruba demons, and The millions.
In 2015, Ramsey Nouah took a bold step to obtain the rights to “Living In Bondage”, a 1992 film by Kenneth Nnebue for remakes to be shot in Europe, America, and Nigeria.
After three years of the development phase of the film, on November 8, 2019, he released the movie with Munachi Abi and other top Nollywood actors.
List of Ramsey Nouah Movies
- Silent Night – 1996
- Camouflage – 1999
- Fugitive – 2000
- The Battle of Love – 2001
- Power of Love – 2002
- Valentino – 2002
- My Love – 2002
- Church Business – 2002
- Emotional Crack – 2003
- Supa Love – 2003
- True Love – 2003
- Across the Niger – 2004
- Dangerous Twins – 2004
- Coming to South Africa – 2005
- Bleeding Love – 2005
- The Faculty – 2007
- Chase – 2008
- Sweet Tomorrow – 2008
- Reloaded – 2009
- The Figurine – 2009
- Nnenda – 2009
- Guilty Pleasures – 2009
- Private Storm – 2010
- The Black Soul – 2010
- Heart of a Fighter – 2011
- Iru Oka – 2011
- Weekend Getaway – 2012
- Gem of the Rainforest – 2012
- Confusion Na Wa – 2013
- Unguarded – 2014
- Busted Life – 2014
- 30 Days in Atlanta – 2014
- Tempting Fate – 2015
- The Grave Dust – 2015
- Gbomo Gbomo Express – 2015
- ’76 – 2016
- Merry Men: The Real Yoruba Demons – 2018
- The Millions – 2019
Ramsey Nouah Family
A small controversy surrounded the nickname of Ramsey Nouah – “lover boy”. Because he is popularly known to be a “lover boy” for his many roles in romantic films, many did not expect Ramsey Nouah to have a family, but he exceeded that expectation.
Ramsey Nouah is married to Emelia Phillips Nouah, and his marriage, which he has kept from the public eye, is free from the scandals, which is accustomed to other actors in the film industry.
Ramsey Nouah and his charming wife Emelia Phillips Nouah are blessed with three children from their union.
Ramsey Nouah Net worth
Ramsey Nouah is considered one of the most popular actors in the Nigerian film industry, thanks to the fact that he is very handsome.
Ramsey Nouah is also one of the wealthiest and most influential male actors in Nollywood, and Ramsey Nouah is estimated to have a net worth of $4.5 million.