Let’s look into the full biography and net worth of Daniel Etim Effiong, he is a Nigerian film director and also a nollywood actor, Chemical engineer and Scriptwriter.
Wikipedia Profile & Background
|Real Name:||Daniel Moses Etim-Effiong|
|Other Name:||Etim Efiong|
|Date of Birth:||June 24, 1986|
|Age:||36 years old @ 2022|
|State of Origin:||Cross River State, Nigeria|
|Place of Birth:||Jaji, Kaduna State, Nigeria|
|Wife:||Toyosi (m. 2017)|
|Occupation:||Chemical Engineer, Actor, Scriptwriter, Film Director|
|Net Worth:||> $1 million|
|Education:||Federal University of Technology, Minna, Niger State, Nigeria – AFDA Film School, South Africa – University of Johannesburg, South Africa|
|Children:||First Child, in January 2019|
|Parents:||Former Lt. Col. Moses Effiong (father)|
Daniel Etim Effiong Biography
Daniel Etim Effiong is a well-known actor and movie producer in Nollywood. He is best known for playing Lanre Taiwo in The Men’s Club, an online drama series. Daniel Etim Effiong was born in Jaji, Kaduna State, but he went to school in Lagos State for most of his early years.
Etim Effiong is also known for his roles in the movies Down and Out (2012) and From Lagos With Love (2018), where he played Efosa. At the Africa Magic Viewers’ Choice Awards in 2020, Daniel Etim Effiong was nominated for Best Actor in a Comedy for the movie Plan B.
During his formative years, he attended St. Mary’s Private School in Lagos Island, Lagos, and later advanced to Government College in Ikorodu, Lagos. He then attended the Federal University of Technology in Minna, Niger State, where he earned a first-year degree in chemical engineering.
After a brief stint as an engineer in the oil and gas industry, he decided to change careers and pursued filmmaking, writing, and directing at South Africa’s AFDA Film School, as well as a filmmaking course at the University of Johannesburg.
How Old Is Daniel Etim Effiong – Age
The actor was born on the 24th day of June, 1986. He is currently at the age of 36 years old at 2022. He was born the same year his father was sentenced into the prison.
His father was a military officer, and he says that he grew up with a lot of rules. He likes to read, go on trips, swim, and dance. As a director, his feature-length documentary Skin was chosen to be shown at official film festivals all over the world.
Where Is Daniel Etim Effiong From – State of Origin
The nollywood actor is originally from Cross River state, Nigeria. He was born in Jaji, which is in Kaduna State. He has lived in Benin City, which is in Edo State, Lagos, and Abuja. His dad was in the Nigerian army.
Parents – Father & Mother
His father, former Lt. Col. Moses Effiong and five others were sentenced to life in prison in 1986 after the supposedly failed Vatsa Coup during the Ibrahim Babangida regime on charges of treason concealment against the regime.
They were released in 1993, but without an official proclamation and restoration of ranks and benefits. His father, former Lt. Col. Moses Effiong, was given an official presidential pardon by the Nigerian president Muhammadu Buhari.
Wife – Children
Toyosi Philips is married to Daniel Etim Effiong. Toyosi Philips is a digital media strategist, creator, and curator of short-form content. While they were both studying abroad in different countries, they met on Instagram. She is officially answered to her husband’s name as, Toyosi Etim Efiong.
His wife got in touch with him so they could work on a project together. By chance, they met while working on a different project in Nigeria and began dating. They got married on November 4, 2017, and their first baby was born in January 2019.
The actor speaks Efik, The Efik are a group of people who live mostly in the south of Nigeria and the west of Cameroon. The Efik live in what is now the state of Cross River and the state of Akwa Ibom in Nigeria.
Daniel Etim Effiong started to be interested in acting and making movies while he was still in college. He said he was a good storyteller as a child and would tell his friends stories he made up.
He also told his parents that he wanted to quit his Engineering course and start over with a filmmaking course. But he was told to finish his course first before making a decision. After leaving his job at an oil and gas company, Daniel Etim Effiong decided to try his hand at acting.
Evander Obi on Africa Magic’s Battleground, Mike Amenechi on Ebonylife’s Castle & Castle, and Dele Coker in the Kenyan movie Plan B are some of his best-known roles. Daniel Etim Effiong also got a part as Adze in Generations: The Legacy, a South African soap opera.
Daniel Etim Effiong has also been in big stage shows like “Shift, Let Me Faint,” which was put on by “Gbagyi Child Entertainment,” and “Threesome,” which was put on by “Jude Idada.” He was recently in the Ebony Life movie ltré, which was about sex trafficking and starred Sharon Ooja, Omoni Oboli, Sambasa Nzeribe, Beverly Osu, and Segun Arinze.
He got a job right away as a producer of content for Ndani Television. After a few years at Ndani Television, he followed his passion and went to AFDA Johannesburg to study the Motion Picture Medium. There, he got a Bachelor’s degree in Motion Picture Arts.
In 2011, Daniel Etim Effiong made his acting debut in Goddamit It’s Monday, which was Nigeria’s first web series. In Ndani TV’s Gidi Up, he also played Folarin, a well-known role. Daniel Etim Effiong has been in a number of movies, TV shows, and commercials in his own country and in Africa.
Daniel Etim Effiong’s current net worth is estimated to be around $1,000,000. based on how much he makes from his different sources of income.
As a producer, his short film Crimson won the first runner-up prize and the Kumla Dumor prize for storytelling at the MTN-Afrinolly short film competition for young African filmmakers in 2014.
Daniel made a PSA called “Thato’s Dream,” which won the first prize at the Unilever-Mofilm Cannes Lion competition in 2015 for the Project Sunlight brand.
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