Nonso Anozie is a British actor of Igbo Nigerian ancestry who has appeared on stage, in movies, and tv shows. He was the youngest performer to play the part of “King Lear” on theater professionally relatively early in his career. In some other play, Othello, in which he portrayed the main character, was well-received and won several significant honors. ‘Ender’s Game,’ ‘Zoo,’ ‘Cinderella,’ and “Game of Thrones” are among his most notable TV and film roles. He has also engaged in radio and provided his voice to video games, in addition to cinema and television.


Nonso was born in London, England, on November 17, 1978. His parents emigrated to the United Kingdom for education from Nigeria’s south-eastern Igbo region. He is the oldest of his parents’ three children, with two younger sisters. He aspired to be an actor since he was eight years old when his instructor chose him to improv a scene in a narrative, and he was ecstatic with the positive feedback he acquired.

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He started attending the National Theatre when he was studying for his GCSEs and A levels. He applied to Central School of Speech and Drama but did not qualify the first time around. As a result, he took an alternative program for a year before enrolling at the Central School of Speech and Drama for his second try. He joined the Royal Shakespeare Company upon finishing his studies.

Full NameNonso Anozie
Date of BirthNovember 17, 1978
Birth PlaceLondon, England
Age43 (2021)
Father's NameN/A
Mother's NameN/A
Body MeasurementN/A
Ethnicity Igbo Nigerian
Height6 feet 6 inches
Weight107 kg
Hair ColorBlack
Eyes ColorBrown
Relationship StatusN/A
Net worth$2 million (approax)

Body Stats

The Nigerian actor Anozie has a considerable frame standing 6 feet 6 inches tall with a weight of 107 kg, which sounds a lot, but it’s pretty standard for his height. He has sparkling brown eyes and black hair.

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Career & Achievements

Anozie joined the Royal Shakespeare Company in 2002, and in the Declan Donnellan-directed theatrical production “King Lear,” he portrayed the title role. He played an inmate in David Mamet’s play “Edmond” at the National Theatre. With the Cheek by Jowl, he embarked on an international tour in 2004. He earned the 2004 Ian Charleson Award for his portrayal in the title role of “Othello.” He also won the ‘Shanghai Magnolia Stage Performance Award‘ in the same year.

In 2006, he got chosen as the voice of the armored bear ‘Iorek Byrnison‘ in ‘The Golden Compass,’ a film based on Philip Pullman’s novel ‘Northern Lights.’ Ian McKellen was later cast in his place. A year after, he appeared in two films: ‘The Last Legion’ and ‘Atonement,’ as well as an episode of the TV miniseries ‘Prime Suspect 7: The Final Act.’

He starred in various films between 2008 and 2010, including ‘Happy-Go-Lucky,’ ‘Cass,’ ‘RocknRolla,’ ‘Nanny McPhee and the Big Bang,’ ‘Brighton Rock,’ and ‘I Am Slave.’ In the British crime thriller film ‘Cass,’ he portrayed the central character of ‘Cass Pennant.’ Despite his little part in Guy Ritchie’s “RocknRolla,” he received critical acclaim.

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His television career grew at the same time. In 2009, he appeared in BBC TV’s three-part drama “Occupation” on the 2003 Iraq War. He portrayed US Marine converted private military contractor ‘Erik Lester‘ in the show, which received several accolades like ‘BAFTA Awards,’ ‘Broadcasting Press Guild Awards,’ and ‘Royal Television Society, UK’ 2). In 2012, he starred in the critically acclaimed fantasy television series “Game of Thrones” as “Xaro Xhoan Daxos.”

‘Conan the Barbarian’ and ‘The Grey’ (both 2011), ‘Ender’s Game‘ (2013), ‘Jack Ryan: Shadow Recruit’ (2014), ‘Cinderella’ and ‘Pan’ (all 2015), ‘7 Days in Entebbe’ (2018), ‘Guava Island,’ and ‘The Laundromat’ are among his other notable films (both in 2019). In addition, he got featured in the American science fantasy adventure film ‘Artemis Fowl’ in 2020.


Nonso, like other entertainers, prefers to keep his intimate and love life quiet; he has had at least one relationship in the past, but he appears to be single now.

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Net Worth

Nonso Anozie is a voice actor and actor who has appeared in several video games. As a result, Nonso Anozie has a net worth of almost $2 million as of 2021.

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Social Media Presence

Nonso Anozie is active on social media platforms like Instagram, Facebook, and Twitter. His Instagram profile has over 60K followers.

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