June 22, 2024


James Ikechukwu Esomugha is a Nigerian famous actor, director born 25, September 1976 he was is publicly and well known with the stage name Jim lyke, he was among the actors that appeared in the movies last flight to Abuja he holds a record label called untamed. he is widely known with arrogant role he always play the bad boy in Nollywood industry.


Full name Jame ikechukwu esomugha

Stage name Jim lyke

Marital status Single

State Anambra

Gender Male

Occupation Actor, director

Net worth $2million

Early Life

Lyke was conceived and born in Libreville Gabon from the family of Mr and Mrs Stephen Okolue Esomugha hails from Ogwugwu, Enugu Agidi, Anambra state Nigerian he is only son of the family with eight siblings.


He attended his basic education between 1985 to 1991 in F.G.C kwali Abuja, he studied banking and finance in university of jos plateau state finally got a degree Bsc in philosophy.


Jim started acting as from early 1990s happened to peaked for about 160 movies as from 2012 he was among the highest paid actor in Nigerian, his career actually began after he met a practician by name victor opurum who was the one that gave him the encouragement to face and move on with his career and passion in acting, doing his university he wrote several story line/fims base on passion driving him it was a long jounery but eventually accomplished his mission.

Jim his well educated also aid or gave him the room to be featured in many advertisement, he had advert for several companies also served as a model.

In 2007 he launched his film production company titled untamed and also alongside with the record label same name untamed released his first studio album who am I collaborate with artists such as 2face and sound sultan.

Personal Life

Lyke shared on social media the arrival of his son in April 2019, he owns a black belt in taekwondo


Jim has be nominated in several awards occasions but list down below is those he won
Net honours for most searches actor in 2021.


Last flight to abuja

And then there was you

Between kings and queens

When love comes around


A star in heaven

American driver

The set up

Dead rite

Net Worth

Do to his unique style in acting he was able to gain millions of fans which contributed to his financial growth today, the arrogant boy as he is well known his living a wealth life style his net worth estimated $2million.

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