Sam Dede

Sam Dede Biography / Profile

Sam Dede was born on November 17th, 1965 in Lagos, Nigeria to Pa Dede and Elsie Iyenginabaibo Abel Dede of Ogbodo in Okrika Local Government Area of Rivers State. He is a Nigerian actor, director, politician and lecturer.

Sam Dede Age

Sam Dede is 58 years old.

Sam Dede Early Life

Dede grew up in Lagos where he attended primary and secondary school. He proceeded to the University of Port Harcourt in River State and graduated with a Bachelor’s Degree in Theatre Arts. After his National Youth Service (NYSC), Dede returned to the University of Port Harcourt and obtained his Masters Degree in Theatre Arts.

Sam Dede Career

Dede is currently a senior lecturer at the University of Port-Harcourt in River State where lectures in the Department of Theatre Arts. He also lectured at the University of Lagos.

Dede is one of the pioneers of the Nigerian movie industry (Nollywood), and has been in the industry for over 20 years. His role in the epic movie ‘Igodo’ endeared him to movie enthusiasts. He has featured in other numerous Nollywood movies such as Isakaba, Mission to Nowhere, Darkest Night, War Front, The President must Not Die, Ebube, and Lion King.

Dede was in 2012, appointed by the River State Governor as the Director-General of the Rivers State Tourism Development. 

Sam Dede Personal Life

Dede is married to Tammy Sam-Dede and their marriage is blessed with four kids, three boys and a girl. He is currently one of the richest and most influential actor in Nigeria with an estimated net worth of $3 million.

Sam Dede Awards

He has won many movie awards and recognitions both in Nigeria and abroad. Such as;

  • African Movie Academy Awards for Best Actor in a Supporting Role in 2005
  • The award for Most Prominent Actor in Nigeria at the African Magic Viewers Choice Awards

Sam Dede Net Worth

His net worth is not available.

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