May 26, 2024

Emeka Nwagbaraocha (born October 28, 1999) is a talented and creative Nigerian actor, scriptwriter, and model, popular for his role as Frank in the popular Netflix series Far From Home.

He is also known for his skillful role performance in some popular movies like MTV Shuga and others.

Early Life

Emeka Nwagbaraocha is a [calculate_years datestring=”10/28/1999″]-year-old Nigerian actor born and raised in Imo State, Nigeria. He is of Igbo descent and has always been passionate and interested in acting from a young age.

Emeka‘s love for acting began when he joined the drama group in his secondary school, where he actively participated in several school plays and drama competitions. His talent and dedication to acting were evident from an early age, and he quickly became one of the best actors in his school.

After completing his secondary education, Emeka proceeded to the university, where he studied Theatre Arts to improve his acting skills at Abia State University (Uturu). While at the university, Emeka joined the drama club, where he performed in various stage productions and honed his acting abilities.

Emeka‘s outstanding performance in various stage productions during his time at the university caught the attention of many people, and he began receiving excellent feedback from his fellow students, lecturers, and others who watched him perform.

As a result of the positive feedback, Emeka decided to focus more of his time on his acting career after graduation. He began attending auditions for different roles in movies, TV series, and stage productions, and soon enough, his hard work and dedication paid off. Emeka landed his first acting role in a Nollywood movie, which was a huge success and opened the doors to several other acting opportunities.


Emeka‘s passion for acting started at a young age, and he began participating in his school plays and drama productions while in secondary school. He continued pursuing his passion for acting while studying Theatre Arts at the university, where he participated in several stage productions and drama competitions.

During his final year in the university, Emeka was inspired by the short film “Brave” and decided to pursue his acting career full-time. He began attending various auditions for acting and reality TV shows, determined to make a name for himself in the entertainment industry.

Emeka‘s perseverance paid off when he landed his first acting role in the movie “African Beauty.” After that, he auditioned at Ebony Life TV and was selected to play the lead role in “Life 101.” This was a significant breakthrough in his career, and he received critical acclaim for his outstanding performance in the series.

Following his success in “Life 101,” Emeka also has been featured in several other movies and TV series. He played a supporting role in the blockbuster movie “Rattlesnake: The Ahanna Story,” and he also starred in the popular TV series “Shuga” and “Kasala.”

In 2022, He was featured on a popular Netflix film, Far From Home, where he portrayed the character of Frank along with other young talented Nigerian actors, including Genoveva Umeh (Zina), Tomi Ojo (Rahila)Gbubemi Ejeye (Adufe), Mike Afolarin (Ishaya Bello), and Elma Mbadiwe (Carmen), Bucci Franklin (Government), Moshood Fattah (Micahel), Olumide Oworu (Atlas), Natse Jemide  (Reggie)


  • Far from home
  • Rattlesnake(the Ahanna story)
  • Prophetess
  • Life 101
  • MTV Shuga
  • Kasala
  • African beauty
  • Tinsel
  • For my girls
  • Single mums

Personal Life

Emeka Nwagbaraocha is not married and has not publicly disclosed any romantic relationships or girlfriends on his social media platforms. Emeka is known for keeping his private life away from the public eye and focusing on his career.

Despite his success in the entertainment industry, Emeka has faced his fair share of challenges. One of his most significant challenges came while filming “Life 101,” where he had a moment of self-doubt and felt like he wasn’t good enough. 

However, with the encouragement of his co-stars and the production team, Emeka overcame his doubts and delivered an outstanding performance in the series.

Social Media

  • Instagram @Emeneks
  • Twitter @emeneks

Net Worth

Emeka has an estimated net worth of about US$300,000- US$500,000.

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