Sanusi Izihaq aka Apankufor is an extraordinarily talented Yoruba comic actor and creative director who kick-started his journey in the Yoruba movie industry as a continuity manager.
Apankufor as he’s fondly called joined the Yoruba genre of Nollywood as a continuity manager a few years ago and was one of the crew behind the scenes that oversees movie production.
It didn’t take him long to discover his creativity and originality as he tried his hands on acting and currently, he’s one of the most intelligent comic Yoruba actors dominating the TV screen.
He won Best Continuity at YMGA in 2018, Best Continuity at EMPA in 2019, and Best Continuity at DIYMA, Dallas Award in 2022.
Apankufor displays a high degree of professionalism at work and captivates fans with creativity and originality. He amplifies his craft with his dramatic display of artistic expression to enhance storytelling.
He’s known for his fusion of various Nigerian slang and music and Yoruba proverbs in a way that created comic relief and thrilled his audience. That’s why he’s very bankable and one of the most sought-after actors in the Yoruba genre of Nollywood.
The Oyo-state-born actor knows how to bring his character and role to life and it’s evident in various masterpieces he has starred in. He has acted in over 100 movies and many have reached over 1 million views on YouTube, receiving positive remarks and accolades from fans.
Some of his notable recent movies with the most views on YouTube are Kurakuta(2023), Omo Adeyeye(2023), Big Brother Ibadan(2023), Lekki Ajah(2023), Pro Ibinu(2023), Ji Masun(2023), Paagun(Paagun), My Cross(2023), and Domestic Staff(2023).
Some of these movies were produced and directed by him.
Apart from acting, Apankufor is also a creative director. He’s notable for directing his movies and other producers’ comic movies but has directed several romantic movies.
He’s stereotyped for his comic roles and can also fit any romantic roles but his fans love his comic characters in movies.
Back in the years, we knew veteran comic actors such as Mr. Latin, Sanyeri, Okele, Sisi Quadri, and many others who showcase a high level of creativity in their works and are still relevant in the industry, APA has been able to carve a niche for himself despite multitude of talents and is a force to be reckoned with.
Left, Apa and his bestie, Kemity on movie set, Right, Apa and his bestie in Cairo,Egypt
In August 2023, Apankufor traveled for the first time to Cairo, Egypt with his best friends in the movie industry, Kemity, and Sisi Quadri. You rarely watch a movie without seeing them together. They are creative actors and are among the most respected in the movie industry.
Sanusi is still waxing strong and has made tremendous success for himself. He’s happily married and blessed with a son, Akorede Sanusi Izihaq. He rides a Toyota car and lives in Lagos with his family. He’s worth $20,000.
He’s a full-time actor and makes money from acting, event hosting, directing, and comedy.
Biography/Real Name Of Yoruba Actor Apa
Apankufor whose real name is Sanusi Izihaq was born February 14, 1995, to Mr and Mrs Izihaq in Oyo State.
He’s a native of Oyo State. He was raised in Ibadan where he attended his primary, Secondary, and Tertiary education.
Sanusi’s passion for acting started at a very tender age and started his career in the Yoruba movie industry as a continuity manager before he began acting fully.
He rose to prominence in 2021 and since then, he has been the favorite of movie lovers.
State Of Origin(Where Is Apankufor From)
He’s a native of Oyo State
What Is The Real Name Of Apankufor
Sanusi Izihaq Apa
As of February 14, 2023, he was 28 years old.
Who Is Apankufor Real Wife
APA tied the knot with his longtime lover in a beautiful traditional marriage ceremony on Saturday, December 30, 2023.
A few colleagues, close associates, friends, and families were there to celebrate with him.
Apankufor is blessed with a son, Akorede Aderogba Sanusi Izihaq, born June 30, 2017(age 6 as of June 30, 2023).
Net worth (House and Cars)
He rides a clean Toyota car and lives in a beautiful apartment in Ikorodu, Lagos with his family. He’s worth $20,000.
His close associate, Kemity revealed on Saturday, December 30, 2023, that his housewarming is coming up soon.
He doesn’t share his phone numbers online but you can catch up on his daily lifestyle via his Instagram page Apankufor1