In this piece, platinumpost.ng chronicles the biography, family, education, career and net worth of Sambasa Nzeribe.
Chiedozie Nzeribe Siztus addressed professionally as Sambasa Nzeribe, is a renowned Nigerian actor, model, and performer.
He is one of the on-screen characters who has appeared in films and on television.
He is from Nigeria’s Anambra State and has been in a number of popular Nigerian films.
The name Sambasa is an abbreviation for his way of thinking which means “Getting by And Maintaining Balance Against Society Aggression.”
Sambasa Nzeribe born 14th February hails, from Anambra State of Nigeria.
Sambasa grew up in a rough environment, having lost his father early on. He grew up in Isolo, Lagos State.
He developed the passion for acting while growing up, and was very active with the church choir and drama groups.
Sambasa Nzeribe claimed that in order to make money, he had to sell fufu, veggies, and puff-puff on the streets of Isolo.
When he was close to completing his secondary school education, his mother died of fibroid.
Following his mother’s death, the Catholic Women Organization (CWO) stepped in to train him (and his siblings) through their orphans’ scholarship program.
They supported him through secondary school till he finished with a degree in Creative Arts from the University of Lagos (UNILAG).
Sambasa Nzeribe made his acting debut in 2013.
He has featured in a lot of successful Nigerian movies, including A Mile from Home (2013) Out of Luck (2015), Just Not Married (2015), A Soldier’s Story (2015), Hotel Choco (2015), The Wedding Party (2016), The Island (2018), Slow Country (2018), Elevator Baby (2019), Kasala(2018) and The Ghost and the Tout (2018).
In 2016, he won his second consecutive AMVCA for “Best Actor in a Drama”.
Celebrated as one of Nollywood Nigerian finest actors, Sambasa Nzeribe has amassed an estimated net worth of $400,000.