Who is Efa Iwara? He is a celebrated Nigerian rapper, actor, and Hip-Hop enthusiast who has achieved a lot. The actor is known for his roles in Shuga (2013), The Eve (2018), Put a Ring on It (2016) and This Lady Called Life (2020).
His acting career started after performing in Ola Rotimi’s play The Gods are Not to Be Blamed. His career has since blossomed after featuring in productions such as Put a Ring on It, Ajoche, Shuga, Rumour Has It, The Sessions, Seven, and The Men’s Club.
- Birth name: Efa Iwara
- Celebrated name: Efa
- Date of birth: August 20, 1990
- Efa Iwara age: 30 years (as of September 2020)
- Place of birth: Ibadan, Oyo State, Nigeria
- Nationality: Nigerian
- Profession: Actor, rapper, Hip-Hop enthusiast
Efa Iwara’s early life
The talented actor and rapper was born and raised in Ibadan, Oyo State. His father worked as a Linguistics professor while his mother was a librarian.
What is Efa Iwara state of origin? The celebrity is originally from Ugep in Cross River State.
He developed a passion for rapping at an early age, and by the time he turned nine, he had composed his first verse.
What is Efa Iwara height? Unfortunately, the handsome rapper has managed to put his life away from the public eye and has not disclosed his height yet.
The celebrity attended the University of Ibadan Staff School and International School Barth Road for his primary and secondary school education respectively.
After his high school graduation, he enrolled at the University of Ibadan to study Geography.
His music career began very early after his interest in music was recognized at nine years. While at the university, he formed a group called X-Factor alongside his three allies. However, the group split up after some time, and life became tough for him after the death of his beloved sister in 2007.
The loss disconnected him from the creative world and he almost gave up his musical talent until his friend encouraged him to pick up the mic again.
Efa went back to writing and recording with his former group member, DJ Klem. Together, they recorded Kwenu.
Efa was then enrolled in the Peak Talent Show, where he was one of the final six at the Ibadan Zone, the only rapper to achieve that feat.
The rapper released his debut album in 2011. However, the Efa Iwara songs on the album were not a commercial success, and this may have contributed to him trying his hand in acting.
Efa Iwara movies
Below is a list of some films that he has featured in throughout his acting career:
- 2020 – This Lady Called Life
- 2020 – The Sessions
- 2019 – Seven
- 2018 – The Eve
- 2016 – Put a Ring on It
Here are some television shows that Efa has played a part in:
- 2018 – The Men’s Club
- 2018 – Rumour Has It
- 2018 – Ajoche
- 2013 – Shuga
The talented rapper has managed to gain a lot of wealth throughout his career. As of 2020, his net worth is approximated to be 200 thousand dollars.
Is Efa Iwara married?
No, the celebrity has not shared any news of being engaged or married to anyone. However, there are some qualities that he looks for in a wife. The talented actor said:
“She has to be God-fearing and kind-hearted. She also has to be very understanding because I can be a nutcase sometimes. She has to have a great sense of humour and be able to make me smile. And if she doesn’t support Arsenal FC she has to be able to convert. The last one is non-negotiable.”
Efa Iwara wife is not known yet, but the actor wishes that he was married.
Social media presence
The celebrity is active on Instagram. His Instagram account has more than 50.7k followers.
Efa Iwara is a Nigerian actor, rapper, and Hip-Hop enthusiast with a lot of achievements. Since making his debut in the entertainment industry, he has gained many fans in his country and worldwide. His fans cannot wait to see him feature in more films and television shows in the future.
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