Jim Iyke James Ikechukwu Esomugha popularly known as Jim Iyke was born on September 25, 1976 in Librelle, Gabon.to Mr. & Mrs. Stephen Okolue whose last name changed to Esomugha.
Jim Iyke hails from Enugu Agidi in Anambra State Nigeria and he is the only male child in a family of Eight Children. He had his Primary Education in Gabon and Secondary School at Federal Government College, Kwali, Abuja.
He has a Diploma in Banking and Finance and a Bsc. in Pschology from the University of Jos.
Jim Iyke is a Nigerian Actor, a Business man, Model, Philanthropist, Music Artiste and producer.
Jim Iyke is one of the top paid Nollywood Actors in Nigeria., Having featured in over 200 films till date.
Jim Iyke established a Film production outfit called Untamed Productions. Jim Iyke is the founder of Jim Iyke Foundation, an NGO established for the purpose of catering to the needs of less privileged children.
Jim Iyke ventured into music in 2009 with the release of his album titled “Who am I, where he featured artists like 2face, Sound sultan and other artists.
Jim Iyke has so many awards up his sleeve like the Best Actor Nigerian Entertainment Award, Best African Actor… Net Awards, and several others.