John Ikechukwu Okafor who’s popularly known as Mr Ibu is a renowned comic actor in the Nollywood Industry. He has been regarded as one of the best comic characters in Nollywood. His humorous acting is characterized by Hilarious Imbecility and sharp disconnection from reality.
He was born on the 17th of October 1961. And a native of Enugu State. After his father’s death he moved to Sapele, Delta State with his brother. And was doing menial jobs for a living. He worked as a hairstylist, then worked as a photographer. Mr Ibu later worked in a company where crate is being produced.
After his secondary school education, he got admitted at College Of Education in Yola but couldn’t go because of finance. He later gained admission in Institute of management and technology, Enugu after raising funds to further his education.
Ibu actually worked at Anambra State Broadcasting service in the 1990s and appeared in Soap opera, Anyanwu. Then, producers started discovering his comic character and in 1997 he featured in a movie where he played the role of an imbecile. He gave a top notch performance to the delight of the directors and from there, he became sought after, as he’s regularly seen in most hilarious movies.
Mr Ibu is a very successful actor. He got married to his new wife, Stella Maris Okafor in 2015 and their union is blessed with children. Today is his wife’s birthday. Although he has not been online since a week now. But his wife took to her instagram handle to celebrate her birthday with beautiful photos.
On her post, she thanked God and wish herself a happy birthday. Fans and celebrities in the Nollywood Industry have also sent their shout-out and compliments wishing her a happy birthday.
Happy birthday Real Iburess Okafor.