John Tyler Ekanem who’s popularly known as John Ekanem is one of Movie Lovers’ favorite new actor, fitness enthusiast, creative designer, and the CEO of Garzini Tyler Clothing in Lagos.
He’s one of the new faces in the movie industry who made his first appearances in 2020 but gained prominence in Nollywood in 2023, starring in scores of romantic movies.
So far, Tyler has carved a niche for himself and is a force to be reckoned with.
The tall, light-skinned, and handsome actor is loved for his charisma, charming appearance, his ability to switch roles with ease while displaying exceptional acting prowess.
Despite starring in scores of romantic movies and playing lover boy roles, he has also switched roles like being a cook, cleaner, and many others, giving top-notch performances.
Ekanem loves to play challenging roles and is known for his beautiful diction, good command of English, muscular physique, and versatility.
Just like trending Nollywood actors like Maurice Sam, Chike Daniel, Deza The Great, Chike Dike, and Kenneth Nwadike, he’s one of the top-rising actors on YouTube as his movies hit movies of views, receiving beautiful remarks from his global fans.
Tyler is notable for hit movies like My Dear Housekeeper, Luxury Wife, Where Love Meets, Understanding Girlfriend, Capture My Heart, Over Him, Heart Holes, My Lazy Wife, Don’t Cheat Love, Things We Do For Love, and many more.
He has played romantic roles with Ebube Nwagbo, Stefania Bassey, Emem Inwang, Ekene Umenwa, Faith Duke, Chika Ike, Genevieve Edwin, Sunshine Rosman, Ekama Etim Inyang, Sonia Uche, Okawa Shaznay, and many others.
John Ekanem with Ebube Nwagbo on set
He played the role of an abusive husband in the movie, “Capture My Heart” with Faith Duke and Chike Dike. The educative and intriguing movie was released on January 18, 2024, and reached 1.3 million views 5 days after its release.
John Ekanem gets better at each production as he continues to hone his acting skills to meet the standards of his profession.
He exhibits a high level of professionalism and gives an in-depth interpretation of his roles to portray Nigerian culture to his global audience.
Many say he’s a Hollywood-standard actor as he amplifies his acting performances with blends of his amazing personality(jovial, free-spirited, and loving), facial expression, good looks, and confidence.
Now that Nollywood has projected its rich and endless stories, Nigerian cultures, and traditions to the world through the availability of digital platforms like YouTube, actors like John Ekanem have made a great impact by thrilling the global audience with A-class performances which his fans can testify of.
Nigerian love stories have been accepted and loved by global audiences as they find them educational and entertaining.
John gives producers and filmmakers a run for their money because he’s one of the favorites of movie lovers as they are always happy seeing him in every production. He’s bankable and valuable.
On September 4, 2023, he won Best Supporting Actor at the Nigeria Achievers Awards for his role In “Playing Hearts”.
John is a full-time actor and is also a fashion designer with his clothing store located in Lagos. He designs his wears.
He’s a successful fashion designer and also an accomplished actor as he’s being sought-after by movie producers.
The light-skinned actor earns above N300,000 per movie and charges high for designing quality bespoke and premium wear.
Ekanem lives in a comfortable apartment in Lagos and rides nice cars.
According to some of his motivational quotes on Instagram: The fundamental rule of life is to do something, take action, and not be idle.
He also said life is an unfair game and that people shouldn’t complain but perform.
John is a fashion enthusiast as he wears classy outfits like suits, and casual and senator materials that complement his good look.
He’s available for other bigger gigs like in the Cinemas and on Netflix as he’s equipped with the right skills to outshine other actors in the movie industry.
John Ekanem Biography/Wikipedia (Who Is John Ekanem?)
John Tyler Ekanem was born July 7, 1992, to Mr and Mrs Ekanem. He’s a native of Akwa Ibom State.
The actor is still a new actor in the movie industry as he hasn’t had major interviews with big wigs in the media like Punch News, Vanguard, The Sun, The Nations, and many others. So nothing much is known about his personal life and family.
Is John Ekanem Married? (Who’s John Ekanem Wife)
John Ekanem with Faith Duke on set of the movie, “Capture My Heart”
John Ekanem is not married but is in a relationship. On September 13, 2023, he revealed via his official Instagram page that he might soon announce that he’s already married and didn’t invite anyone.
He’s not married so he doesn’t have kids.
State Of Origin/Tribe(Where Is John Ekanem From?)
He’s a native of Akwa Ibom State
He was born on July 7, 1992.
He was born Mr and Mrs Ekanem and has siblings but doesn’t share their photos online.
John Ekanem doesn’t share his phone numbers with the public but you can catch up on his daily activities via his Instagram page @Johnekanem1
He’s worth $5000. He owns a clothing line in Lagos and also does modeling as a side hustle. John lives in a beautiful apartment in the Lekki area, Lagos State, and rides nice cars.