31st December, 2021
Nigerian actor and celebrity fashion designer, Ifeanyi Kalu is officially off the singles’ market.
The movie star on Thursday, December 30, 2021, tied the knot with his heartthrob and industry colleague and filmmaker Nicolette Ndigwe.
The intimate traditional marriage which took place at Nwangele local government area in Imo State was attended by family and close friends of the couple.
Kalu is best known for his role in the movie Lagos Cougars where he starred alongside Uche Jombo, Monalisa Chinda, Alexx Ekubo and the Africa Independent Television (AIT) series Allison’s Stand alongside Joselyn Dumas, Bimbo Manuel, and Victor Olaotun.
He began his career as a model, appearing in television and billboard commercials.
In 2011, he enrolled in the Royal Arts Academy to study acting and got his breakout screen role in 2012, when he was cast in the role of Usen in the movie ‘Kokomma’ produced by Uduak Isong Oguamanam and directed by Tom Robson.
‘Kokomma’ received 3 nominations at the 9th Africa Movie Academy Awards.
In 2014, his roles in the movies Lagos Cougars and Perfect Union earned him a City People Awards nomination for Most Promising Actor, an award he was again nominated for in 2017.
In 2019 he received another nomination from City People Awards for Best Supporting Actor.
Also in 2019 Kalu was nominated for and won the Best Supporting Actor award at the United Kingdom-based Zulu African Film Academy Awards (ZAFAA), for his role in the movie ‘Kuvana’, where he starred alongside Wale Ojo, Sambasa Nzeribe and Ivie Okujaiye.
Kalu in 2019 launched a “ready-to-wear” fashion line tagged Ifeanyi Kalu.