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Ramsey Nouah – Biography, Life And Other Fact You Need To Know


Born on 19th December 1970, Ramsey Nouah is a Nigerian actor, director, and producer.

Family Background

Nouah was born in Edo State to an Israeli father (Ramsey Nouah Snr.) and a Yoruba mother (Margaret Afolabi)  who hails from Owo, Ondo State.

The actor grew up in Surulere, Lagos.


Ramsey Nouah attended Atara Primary School and Community Grammar School for his primary and secondary education respectively.

After graduating from Secondary school, the movie Director obtained a diploma in mass communications at the University of Lagos, after which he pursued a career in acting.

Early Career

Ramsey Nouah ventured into acting because of financial challenges.

He needed funds for his GCE exams, and since its not coming forth, the actor accepted his friends advice and attended an audition that marked the beginning of his career in the Nollywood industry.

As time went on, Nouah developed passion for acting.

Ramsey Nouah’s acting career fully kicked off when he starred in the Nigerian TV soap opera, “Fortunes” in 1990.

Since then, he has been appearing in numerous films starring as the lead role, and has been called “Lover-Boy” for his numerous roles in romantic films.

In 2015, Ramsey secured the rights to Living In Bondage from Kenneth Nnebue for a possible remake to be filmed in Europe, America and Nigeria.

In 2018, Nouah announced his remake had become a sequel titled Living in Bondage: Breaking Free, slated for release on November 8 2019.

Nouah, who plays the new cult chief priest in the movie, makes his directorial debut, with original actors Okwonkwo, Udokwu, and Kanayo also reprising their roles.

Meanwhile, the actor has produced interesting films like Elephant in the Room and few short stories for African Magic

Personal Life

Ramsey got married to the love of his life, Emelia Philips In 2002. The actor described his woman as the ‘powerhouse’ of the family.

The union is blessed with 3 children; one girl and two boys.

Ramsey Nouah and family
Ramsey Nouah and family


Nollywood Best Actor ‘Dangerous Twins’, Nigerian Entertainment Awards [2007]

Best Actor in a Leading Role ‘The Figurine’, African Movie Academy Award (AMAA) [2010]

Best Actor in a Film/Short Story, Nigerian Entertainment Awards [2011]

The Best Actor Africa Collaboration, Ghana Movie Awards [2011]

Best Male Actor, Golden Icons Academy Movie Awards, (GIAMA) [2012]

Best Actor ‘76’, African International Film Festival (AFRIFF Global Awards) [2016]

The Best Actor in a Lead Role ‘76’, Africa Movie Academy Awards [2017]

Selected Filmography


Silent Night

Dirty Game




The Battle of Love

Power of Love


My Love

The Pastor & Harlot

Church Business


Above Death: In God we trust

True Love

Supa Love

Emotional Crack

Across the Niger

Dangerous Twins

Bleeding Love

Coming to South Africa

Different World

The Faculty


Sweet Tomorrow


The Figurine


Guilty Pleasures

A Private Storm

The Black Soul

Heart of a Fighter

Iru Oka

Weekend Getaway

Gem of the Rainforest

Keeping My Man

Confusion Na Wa

30 Days in Atlanta

Busted Life


The Grave Dust

Tempting Fate

The Grave Dust

Gbomo Gbomo Express



The Accidental Spy

My Wife And I


Power of 1

Busted Life


Merry Men: The Real Yoruba Demons

The Millions


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