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Ali Nuhu Biography, Age, Wiki, Career, Family, Net Worth, Instagram & Twitter

Ali Nuhu is an award-winning Nigerian actor and director who has appeared in over 500 films on Nollywood and Kannywood.
He is considered one of the most influential actors in the film industry in Hausa and Nigeria.

We would see Ali Nuhu’s biography, date of birth, age, early life, family, parents, wife, education, career, net worth, social media, and everything else you would like to know about the star actor.

Ali Nuhu Profile

Full name: Ali Nuhu Mohammed

Date of birth: March 15, 1974

Age: 46 years

Nationality: Nigerian

Parents: Nuhu Emmanuel Poloma (father), Hajia Fatima Karderam Digema (mother)

Spouse(s): Maimuna Garba Ja Abdulkadir

Children: 2

Occupation: Actor

Net worth: $1 million


Ali Nuhu was born on March 15, 1974, in the city of Maiduguri, Borno, Nigeria. His father, Nuhu Poloma, was a great politician and former president of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) in Gombe State.
His mother, Haji Fatima Karderam Digema, comes from the village of Bama in Borno state. She was a caterer and a teacher.

Ali Nuhu grew up in the city of Maiduguri, Borno, Nigeria. He received his first primary education in Riga special primary school. After his elementary studies, he enrolled at the Government Secondary Commercial School in Kano. He further attended Science Secondary School, Dawakin Tofa, from where he obtained a secondary school leaving certificate.

After finishing secondary school, Ali Nuhu went to the University of Jos, where he graduated in geography.
He also studied film production and cinematic arts at the University of Southern California.


Ali Nuhu joined the Hausa film industry in 1999. However, he first went for an audition while studying. There he found an advertisement from the Nigerian Television Authority (NTA).

His first film was “Abin sirri ne.” However, he is best known for his role in the movie “Sangaya,” a film that became one of the most-watched Hausa films of the time.

After featuring in “Abin sirri ne,” he appeared in several hit movies such as “Wasila,” “Danadam Butulu,” “Sangaja,” “Dijanagala,” “Mujadala” and many others. The films helped him gain his stand in the Kannywood movie industry.

Ali Nuhu Movies

Ali Nuhu has starred in over 500 movies, plays, and TV series. Some the movies include;

• Madubin Dubawa
• Matan Gida
• Sitanda
• Confusion Na Wa
• Last Flight to Abuja
• Carbin Kwai
• Ojukokoro
• Jinin Jikina
• Blood and Henna
• Nasibi
• Wani Hanin
• Mansoor
• Dear Affy
• Banana Island Ghost

Awards and Nominations

Ali Nuhu’s talent has earned him several awards and nominations. Here is a list of some of them;

• Best Actor at the 2015 Arewa Films Award (won)
• Best Upcoming Actor award at the 2007 3rd Africa Movie Academy Awards (won)
• Best Actor at The Future Award 2008 (won)
• Best Actor (Indigenous) at the Zulu African Film Academy Awards 2011 (won)
• Best Supporting Actor at the Best of Nollywood Awards 2012 (won)
• Best Supporting Actor at the 9th Africa Movie Academy Awards 2013 (nominated)
• Best Actor at the Nigeria Entertainment Awards 2013 (won)
• Best Actor (Hausa) at the Best of Nollywood Awards 2013 (won)
• Kannywood Face at the 2013 City People Entertainment Awards (won)
• Best Actor at the 2014 Kannywood Awards (won)
• Best Artiste at the 2014 Leadership Awards (won)
• Best Actor at the 2014 City People Entertainment Awards (won)
• Best Actor at the 2017 City People Entertainment Awards (nominated)
• Best Director at the City People Entertainment Awards (won)

Personal life

Ali Nuhu is a Muslim. He is married to Maimuna Garba Abdulkadir, and they have two children, Ahmed Nuhu and Fatima Nuhu.

Ali Nuhu net worth

Ali Nuhu is one of the most influential actors in Kannywood. He has starred in over 500 films on Nollywood and Kannywood since his first appearance in 1999.

As of 2020, Ali Nuhu net worth is estimated to be $1 million.



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