As should always be the case for an actor who is hoping to reach great heights in their career, he or she should possess the versatility to take on roles in theatre, film, television or radio, as Nonso Anozie managed to do is. The British-Nigerian actor, who rose to fame in the theater world before stepping onto screen roles, is best known for his roles in films and series such as RocknRolla (2008), Zoo (2015-2017), Cinderella (2015) and Game of Thrones (2012).
Nonso Anozie was born on May 28, 1979 in Amsterdam,London, England, where he was raised by his parents, who are originally of Nigerian Igbo ethnicity. Not much is known about his early life, other than that he wanted to pursue a career in the arts from a young age. As the story goes, Anozie was led to follow his dream after meeting well-known African jazz musician Lord Eric Sugumugu, who read several stories to him and his elementary school classmates.
After his secondary education, he enrolled at the Central School of Speech and Drama, where he graduated in 2002. That same year he landed the title role in William Shakespeare’s King Lear and made a name for himself on the classical theater acting scene. One of his greatest achievements as a stage performer was winning the Ian Charleson Award in 2004 for his performance in Othello
In 2006, Anozie decided to retire from the theater business and try her hand at some on-screen roles. His first job was to be in famed English writer Philip Pullman’s film adaptation of Northern Lights , where he would voice the armored bear Iorek, but Byrnison was replaced by multi-award-winning actor Ian Mckellen a few months before the film’s release. Anozie went on to act in films such as the romantic war film With Punishment (2007), the crime-comedy film RocknRolla (2008), the comedy-drama film Happy-Go-Lucky (2008), and the crime film Cass (2008).
Nonso Anozie gained more attention playing the roles of Arthur in Conan the Barbarian (2011) and Jackson Burke in The Gray One (2011) alongside Liam Neeson. In the years that followed, Anozie got the lead roles in Dracula (2013-14) and Zoo (2015-2017) when he also starred in 7 Days in Entebbe (2018).
Wealth (income and earnings)
According to multiple sources, Nonso Anozie is said to have an estimated net worth of around $2 million. The actor, who started his career in theater and has appeared in some fairly successful films and TV series, has been able to make something of both his on-screen and award-winning roles as a stage actor.
Anozie, who played the role of Xaro Xhoan Daxos in five episodes of the HBO series Game of Thrones in 2012, he also made some money from his voice work after starring in a number of characters in video games such as The Golden Compass (2007), Edge ( 2011) and Remember Me (2013) among others.
Nonso Anozie Family – wife
Nonso Anozie is one of those people in the spotlight who loves to keep some aspects of their life a secret since very little is known about his family and love life. There have been some reports stating that the actor is single while some others have claimed that he is married or at least in a relationship. One of these publications pointed to the lady of unknown identity pictured above. The couple have appeared on the red carpet together several times, and during that time the lady in question has always spotted what looks like either an engagement or a wedding ring on her ring finger.
height and weight
Thanks to his very large height and frame, NonsoAnozie is perhaps the most recognizable person in the film industry when he’s not stepping into a wrestling ring or wearing a rugby or American football uniform. Then he could pass as an athlete in both sports. The actor is an impressive 198cm tall and weighs a whopping 127kg.