James Ikechukwu Esomugha popularly known Jim Iyke is a Nigerian actor and has been one of the favorite of all. He has been into the movie industry for over 21 years and still active in the industry. he got into his profession in 1999 and has acted over 200 Nollywood movies. He further established himself as an entrepreneur. I suggested few reasons why Jim Iyke is the highest paid actor in the movie industry.
- Jim Iyke creativity in his roles contributed into becoming the highest paid actor. it is assumed that the way he takes his role perfectly tells he does not read the script word for word. He adds live and passion to it.
- He is a talented actor and can play any role being given to him. He has being popularly known in his movies as a ‘bad guy’, ‘lover boy’, ‘heart breaker’. He was once nominated for a Headies award and later became best actor in 2010 in one of the leading role.
3. He has acted both home and abroad and has won several awards as an actor at African Achievement Awards and best in a leading role at the Africa Leading Academy Awards.
4. He is so passionate for children and decided to set up a foundation called Jim Iyke foundation for children.
5. He has discovered new talents and has taken them into limelight through the production house he established. These acts made his fans love him more.