The Nigerian model, TV host and actor, Emmanuel Ifeanyi Ikubese was born on 1991 in Delta State, Nigeria. He is the founder of The Emmanuel Ikubese Foundation. He broke into limelight after winning the USIU Pop Idol Competition and later on won the Mr. Nigeria 2014 Competition and was also the first runner up at Mr. World 2014.
There is no doubt that he is a good role model and source of inspiration to many youths in Nigeria and great ambassador of Nigeria.He holds a Bachelor Degree in International Relations from the United States International University in Nairobi, Kenya. He started off as a model before pursuing his career in acting. He also speaks fluent Swahili. His biggest role was starring as Femi in the award-winning MTV series, Shuga.
He mentioned in an interview that he aspires to use his success to start his own foundation for orphans and abandoned kids. He also mentioned in an interview that beside acting, he enjoys playing basketball, soccer, the konga drum and enjoys cooking too. He mentioned in an interview that he hopes to become the greatest entertainer to come out of Africa. His favourite dish is the hometown delicacy called “starch and owo soup”. His favourite book is “The 80/20 Principle” by Richard Koch. He also mentioned in an interview that he would love to learn how to play the piano and learn how to fish.