The Entertainment Industry has grown from what it used to be to a multi-billion Naira Industry where people get fed and live very comfortable lives due to their talents. Nollywood is not left out in this amazing industry transformation, as it has gone beyond the use of tomatoes or zobo as Blood nor us seeing Ghost wearing "AirMax", to a more serious and organised sector where our actors now Rub shoulders with the International community and our cultural values are also being promoted through out the world...among those causing this revolution is one very talented and hardworking young man, Mr Alex Ekubo
Sir Alex Ekubo is a role model to a lot of people,teenagers inclusive using what we can say are attributes or characteristic of Alex we would outline 5 key points about him to teach our Teens......... Starting up we talk about hardwork and determination. Alex Ekubo at such short period of time has climbed to a height in the industry which only hardwork and determination could have gotten him thus far and his still on the journey to higher heights and has been recognised countless times for his effort in the industry with awards from 2012-2014.
Secondly we look at branding or in lame mans language packaging, Alex is no stranger when it comes to branding himself and ensuring his brand is well built, from his acting skills to him making appearances, he's always leaving a statement making his type hard to find.
Moving on we talk about following your dreams as an entrepreneur, so someone trying to make it in any field challenges could emerge great. It is however important to be focused, follow your dreams and keep the vision alive, as Alex always has and always will. Right from his university days till now he knew where he was going and what he wanted to be in life.
Fourthly little/humble beginnings. A lot of us are not where we want to be yet, but then we should strive, putting in our best and carry out our duties until we reach that that desired point. Also to our young entrepreneur and future billionaires,most big things start small and who would have thought that Alex Ekubo the young man then hosting events on campus would turn out to be a Global icon of today.
Finally those who know Alex Ekubo know that he always tells people that where he is today and wherever his going to be was made possible through God almighty which leads us to the final point which is being God fearing.
We had the chance to meet with this Handsome man and we got to know him better, in our interview with him, below. Don't forget our summer rave Party "LAVISH" is coming up and Mr Alex might just surprise us by being present.
Tell us abit about yourself?
I am a Fun loving, God Fearing, Hard Working, Citizen of the World.
I am 29 years old
I Travel a lot
Languages you speak?
Igbo, Hausa and English
Background (state) position in your family.?
Family of 6, Dad Mum; 4 Sibling i'm the 2nd Born
Most valueable item?
What is it that makes you love being a Nigerian?
Being Nigerian isn't just a Nationality, its an Experience, you have to live it to understand everything about Nigeria. Nigeria excites me, our Culture, our tradition, our food, our language Heritage.
Whose your role Model?
Every successful person, there is always something important to learn from Success, be a successful Businessman or a successful Entertainer.
What's your dress sense like?
Modest, Affordable, Comfortable, Age and Body Appropriate.
I'm an Actor/Host/Model also i recently just Registered anf set up my Company, so the list to what I can do is almost endless.
Describe a typical workday for you?
Pray head out to do what O always try to do everyday, "Take Over the World" my typical day varies from filming on set, business meeting to making appearances around the World.
Are there any Negatives to your job?
People judge me before actually getting to know me, they already have a preconceived notion about me, which most times always turn out to be a complete opposite of who i am.
How did you start Up?
It all started back in my days as a student at the University of Calabar, I hosted TV shows, events, did a bit of acting, while I was studying Law and getting my diploma in Mass communication, I went professional in 2010 after my emergence as Mr Nigeria Runner Up.
What are your strengths?
I surround myself with positive minded family and friends, they keep me encouraged, level headed and focused.
Why did you chose this?
Everything I am, Everything I ever will be is by Divine Orchestration.
What where you doing before now
I had just graduated a few years before I went into professional acting, I was still trying to find myself.
What are you most proud of?
How i've been able to get this far, without doing anything i'll regret later.
What additional skill have you learnt?
The ability to adapt in various circumstances.
How long have you being doing this?
From 2010 till date.
How do you handle or deal with competition?
There is no competition in Destiny, when you're in your lane, there is no traffic.
List 5 words that describe your character?
Fun Loving, God Fearing, Hard Working, Smart and Kind.
What's your greatest fear?
Dying without fulfilling my purpose on Earth.
What's the most important thing you have learnt from school?
I attended a boarding school, Federal Government College Daura, Katsina, I learnt to live in peace and co exist with other people from other parts of the country and different religious backgrounds.
If you could be anywhere in the world right now where would you be?
Anywhere I want to be, i've already gone to or plan going to soon, so its not far fetched.
What's the last book you read?
48 laws of power by Robert Greene.
What would you do if you won One Billion dollars?
I would do what I still do now that I don't have a Billion dollars yet,which is help my friends, family and reach out to strangers.
If you were an animal which would you be and why?
The Eagle, for its Strength, Vision and ability to rise high above.
If you could choose one superhero power which would it be and why?
Charles Xavier - Professor X in X Men, for his Mind Reading and control. If you can control a man's Mind, your powers are limitless.
What advice do you have to people that look up to you as their Role Model?
Believe Enormously in yourself, never let anyone at any point in time, convince you that you can't do it, Pray a lot and look up to God for Guidance and direction.
Vote of Thanks to abjrichteens?
Thank you abjrichteens crew for having me.
Twitter/Instagram : @AlexxEkubo Email : Alexekubo@gmail.com