Akah Nnani

Akah Nnani Biography – Everything To Know


  • An indigene of Imo State, born in Port Harcourt, on January 31, 1987
  • An alumnus of Covenant University, Ota
  • Creator of ‘Akah Bants’ a show that airs on his YouTube channel and ‘Shade Corner’, a television entertainment show.

Who Is Akah Nnani?

Akah Nnani is a well-known Nollywood actor, YouTuber, TV host, and guest speaker. He is famous for his role as Rev Sammy King in ‘Man of God’ and Sisqo in ‘She Must Be Obeyed’.

Akah Nnani

Personal Life (Early/recent)

Akah Nnani is an indigene of Imo State, Nigeria. He is one of four children born to Mr and Mrs Nnani.

He was born in Port Harcourt on January 31, 1987, but shortly after his birth, his family moved to Lagos State. His father was an immigration officer, while his mother is a businesswoman.

He attended Pampers Private School, Surulere and Topgrade Secondary School, Surulere, Lagos for his primary and secondary education respectively.

Upon completion of his secondary education, he proceeded to Covenant University, where he obtained a Bachelor’s degree in Mass Communication.

On April 8, 2019, Akah Nnani got married to Claire Idera, a certified architect. Three years later, they welcomed their first child, Chizaram Gabrielle Eriife Amaris Nnani on February 8.


Akah began his career in a telecommunication company. He was the host of ‘E Splash’, an entertainment show where he interviewed guest celebrities.

He quit his job with TVC in December 2015 to focus on his YouTube channel ‘Akah Bants’, which he began late 2014.

Akah Nnani

His debut in the movie industry was in ‘One Chance’, a television series where he played Sly in 2015.

The following year, he landed a role in another TV series, ‘On The Real’ as Efosa.

His first role in a lengthy film was as Ifeayin in the romantic comedy drama ‘Isoken’, followed by his role in Banana Island Ghost and The Royal Hibiscus Hotel.

Since then, he has featured in several TV series, short and lengthy films like Lara and the Beat, A Single Story, Malate Must Sell, Hide ‘N’ Seek, e.t.c. 

Akah is recently famous for playing the main character alongside Osas Ighodaro, Dorcas Shola-Fapson, Mawuli Gavor, and Olumide Oworu in Bolanle Austen-Peters’s 2022 film ‘Man of God’.

In 2022, he hosted the YouTube Creator Summit in Spain and  Polo Ralph Lauren Oud Fragrance Launch event in Lagos, Nigeria.

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