Ramsey Nouah

Ramsey Nouah
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Updated: Nov 17, 2021

Birth Name: Ramsey Tokunbo Nouah

Stage Name: Ramsey Nouah

Birth Date: December 19, 1970

Occupation(s): Actor, Director

Years Active: 1993 - Present

Net Worth: Unknown


Personal Life

Ramsey Tokunbo Nouah Jr. is a prolific Nollywood actor and director who is best known for his 'Lover Boy' roles in movies. He was born on December 19, 1970, in Lagos to an Israeli father and a Yoruba mother who hails from Owo, Ondo State. 


He attended Atara Primary School for his primary education and Community Grammar School for his secondary education, both in Surulere. After his secondary education, he obtained a diploma in Mass Communication from the University of Lagos.


Ramsey first considered going into music when he was 20, but he got pushed by his friend to go into acting. His acting career started when he auditioned and got a role in the TV show ‘Fortunes’ which ran from 1993-1994.

In 1996, Ramsey made his major feature film debut in ‘Silent Night’. He has since starred in numerous movies, mostly featuring as the lead role.

He has also worked alongside several Nollywood stars like Joke Silva, Rita Dominic, Jim Iyke, Kunle Afolayan, John Dumelo, Nse Ikpe-Etim, Omotola Jolade-Ekeinde, Genevieve Nnaji, Ini Edo and so on.

Some of the movies Ramsey has featured in includes; Silent Night, Camouflage, End of the Wicked, Bleeding to South Africa, Heart of a Fighter, Busted Life, 30 Days in Atlanta, Gbomo Gbomo Express, ’76, Merry Men: The Real Yoruba Demon, Lagos Landing, The Millions, Living in Bondage: Breaking Free and Merry Men 2.


2020 – Africa Magic Viewers’ Choice Awards, Best Director (Living in Bondage)

2017 – Africa Movie Academy Awards, Best Actor in a Lead Role (‘76)

2016 – Film Festival (AFRIFF Global Awards), Best Actor (’76)

2016 – Nigeria Entertainment Award, Best Actor (‘76)

2016 – City People Movie Special Recognition for ‘76

2012 – Popular Online Choice Award

2011 – Ghana Movie Awards (Tempting Fate)

2011 – Nigeria Entertainment Awards, Best Actor (Chase)

2010 – Africa Movie Academy Awards (Figurine)

2007 – Nigeria Entertainment Awards, Best Actor (Dangerous Twins)


Ramsey is married to Emelia Phillips-Nouah and they are blessed with three children – Quincy, Camil, and Desiree.


Busted Life

The Millions

Merry Men: The Real Yoruba Demons


Power of 1


My Wife And I

The Accidental Spy

Gbomo Gbomo Express



30 Days in Atlanta

Coming to South Africa

Dangerous Twins

Heart of a Fighter


The Figurine


Emotional Crack

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