Frederick Leonard is one of the main Nollywood actors who has managed to create a sustainable niche in the Nigerian film industry. Frederick appeared in the famous 2009 television series “Disclosure,” which is in demand to date. Leonard has a degree in biochemistry, and one wonders how he completed a biochemist in a theater rather than a laboratory.
Frederick Leonard Biography
Frederick Leonard, an Igbo man, was born on May 1, 1976. Frederick claims he is still in his thirties, but there is a controversy that in 2019 Fredrick was 42. Fredrick is the first child of the parents and originally from Nnewi, in Anambra State, Nigeria. He has a younger sister. Fredrick was born into a family with two children. Frederick had quite a fun growth, his parents owned an amusement park in Lagos, and it was a lot of fun for him when he was a child.
Frederick Leonard lost his father in 2000, leaving his mother to care for him and his sister. Sixteen (16) years later, in 2016, Frederick lost his mother. He said that his mother meant a lot to him, and it took a while before Fredrick Leonard could get back on his feet. His sister is currently a student at the Yaba College of Technology in Lagos.
Frederick Leonard graduated in biochemistry from Kaduna State Polytechnic but started acting in 2008. According to him, his passion was acting, but he wanted to please his mother, who wanted to do science. Fortunately, he graduated early and pursued his passion; acting.
Frederick Leonard Career
Frederick Leonard is the CEO of Cineworx Entertainment, a Nollywood filmmaker. The films that brought him to the spotlight was “The Indian Doctor” and the hit television series “Disclosure” in 2009. Frederick began his acting career in 2001 and also doubled as a model. He took a break from the screen shortly after his debut in 2001 to advance his modeling career and expand his educational field.
Frederick starred in the 2009 Indian Doctor movie. Since then, Leonard has appeared in tons of films, including “Discovery.”
Frederick Leonard firmly believes that African cinema is not only a way to increase the GDP of any country because Nollywood contributes to 1.3% of Nigerian GDP, but cinema is a powerful way to tell stories and inform and inform about African culture in the world.
Frederick, an actor who left science for art, has received several notable awards, including;
- Best Actor – AFRIFIMO awards
- Best supporting actor – GIAMA awards
- Most Promising Actor in Nigeria – City People Entertainment Awards
- Best Actor in a Supporting Role – Africa Magic Viewers Choice Awards
Frederick Leonard Net Worth
Frederick Leonard is an actor and a model. He is an active model for about 17 years and an actor for 11 years. Additionally, Frederick is the CEO of Cineworx Entertainment. The handsome actor was the face of the brand of an Indian fashion company, Diamond Ark Lifestyle. Frederick Leonard has an estimated net worth of $420,000.
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