Ali Nuhu Mohammed

Ali Nuhu
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Updated: Nov 17, 2021

Birth Name: Ali Nuhu Mohammed

Stage Name: Ali Nuhu

Birth Date: March 15, 1974

Occupation(s): Actor, Director, Producer, Script Writer, Choreographer

Years Active: 1999- Present

Net Worth: $1 million


Personal life

Ali Nuhu Mohammed is an actor, director, producer, scriptwriter, and choreographer who was born in Maiduguri, Borno State. He grew up in Jos and Kano. He is fluent in English, Hausa, and Hindi Language.


Nuhu obtained a bachelor of art degree in Geography from the University of Jos. He did his National Service in Ibadan, Oyo State. He later attended the University of Southern California for a course in film production and cinematic arts.


Nuhu made his acting debut with the 1999 movie 'Abin sirri ne'. He is best known for his role in “Sangaya” which become one of the highest-grossing Hausa films at the time. Ali Nuhu starred in several sequel films, including Azal, Jarumin Maza, and Stinda. In 2019, Nuhu celebrated his 20th anniversary in the entertainment industry. He has appeared in over five hundred movies.

On February 5, 2014, the actor was unveiled as a brand ambassador for Filmhouse Cinema, Kano.


2019 - City People Entertainment Awards (Best Director)

2017 - City People Entertainment Awards (Kannywood Face)

2017 - Northern Nigeria Peace Awards (Best Actor)

2016 - Wazobia FM's COWA Awards (Excellent Entertainer)

2016 - Arewa Creative Industry Awards (Entertainment Award)

2016 - Arewa Music and Movie Awards (Best Actor)

2016 - Best of Nollywood Awards (Best Actor Hausa)

2015 - City People Entertainment Awards (Kannywood Personality)

2015 - Kannywood Awards (Best Actor Popular)

2015 - Best of Nollywood Awards (Best Actor Hausa)
2015 - 19th African Film Awards (Most Outstanding Actor)

2014 - Arewa Music and Movie Awards(Best Actor Popular)

2014- Arewa Music and Movie Awards (Pride of Kannywood)

2014 - City People Entertainment Awards (Kannywood Face)

2014 - City People Entertainment Awards (Best Actor)

2014 - Leadership Awards (Best Artiste)

2014 - Kannywood Awards (Best Actor)

2013 - City People Entertainment Awards (Kannywood Face)

2013 - Best of Nollywood Awards (Best Actor Hausa)

2013 - Nigeria Entertainment Awards (Best Actor)

2013 - Best of Nollywood Awards (Best Actor (Hausa)

2011- Zulu African Film Academy Awards (Best Actor (Indigenous)

2008 - The Future Award (Best Actor)

2007 - 3rd Africa Movie Academy Awards (Best Upcoming Actor award)

2005 - Arewa Films Award (Best Actor)


Without hustle, talent will only carry you so far.

The time you feel lonely is the time you most need to be by yourself.

In this life, when you deny someone an apology, you will remember it, at the time you beg forgiveness.



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