Hanks Anuku Biography: Age, Family, Net Worth, Citizenship

February 05, 2022

Hanks Anuku is a popular Nigerian-Ghanaian actor, television personality, philanthropist, and entrepreneur. He is most popularly known as Jango.

Hanks Anuku
Hanks Anuku

This article is about Hanks Anuku. It contains Hanks Anuku's biography, age, career, net worth, family, wife, children, and everything else we know about him.

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Hanks Anuku Profile

Full Name: Nana Kwame Fifi Kakra Anuku (Hanks Anuku)

Date of Birth: August 27th, 1960

Age: 62

State of Origin: Ibadan, Oyo State, Nigeria

Nationality: Nigerian-Ghanaian

Education: Auchi Polytechnic, Ibadan Oyo State, Nigeria

Occupation: Actor, Businessman

Net Worth: $800,000-$1 million

Who is Hanks Anuku?

Hanks Anuku is a popular Nollywood actor who was also known as Jango.

He doubles as a television personality, entrepreneur, and philanthropist.

Where is Hanks Anuku From?

He hails from Ibadan, Oyo State, Nigeria.

Also, he was naturalized to become a Ghanaian and he adopted the name Nana Kwame Fifi Kakra.

Hanks Anuku Early Life

Hanks Anuku was born in the South-Western part of the country, Ibadan, Oyo State, Nigeria on August 27th, 1960, where he grew up with his family.

How Old is Hanks Anuku?

Hanks Anuku is 62 years old. He was born in 1960.

Hanks Anuku Education

Hanks Anuku attended Loyola College, Ibadan where he obtained his West African Examination Council Certificate.

He proceeded to Auchi Polytechnic Campus, Edo State, Nigeria, for his tertiary education where obtained a Higher National Diploma (HND) in Mass Communication in 1981.

Is Hanks Anuku Married?

Yes, Hanks Anuku is married.

Hanks Anuku is married to the love of his life, Mrs. Anuku. 

There is not too much information about Hanks Anuku's wife at the moment. We will update this section when we receive some.

Hanks Anuku Career

Hanks Anuku started his career as an actor in the Nigerian movie industry in the early 2000s. He started with the movie 'Skeleton.'

Due to his outstanding performance, he landed a role in the movie 'The Senator' in 2003 which won him the Best Actor of the Year.

He has since starred in over 150 Nollywood movies some of which include, My Love, Fools on the Run, Blood Diamonds, and many more.

Hanks Anuku Filmography

  1. The Skeleton

  2. Broad Daylight

  3. King of the Jungle

  4. The Senator

  5. Skeleton

  6. Wild Romance

  7. Akidi

  8. Dear Sister

  9. Django

  10. Bitter Honey

  11. The Captor

  12. Men on Hard Way

  13. Fools on the Run

  14. Desperate Ambition

  15. My Love

  16. Wanted Alive

  17. Rambo

  18. The Captor

  19. Fools on the Run

  20. Wanted Alive

  21. Ogidan

  22. Force Alarm

Hanks Anuku Personal Life

Hanks Anuku is a multilingual being. He speaks Igbo, Yoruba, and three European languages (German, French, and Italian) fluently.

Many years ago, he was alleged to have admitted to having infected his wife with HIV. This, unfortunately, led to the end of his marriage.

At the moment, Hanks Anuku lives in South Africa.

What is Hanks Anuku Nationality?

Hanks Anuku was born in Nigeria. He is Nigerian by birth, however, he was naturalized to become a Ghanaian in 2017 and relocated with his family to Accra, Ghana.

Also, he changed his name from Hanks Anuku to Nana Kwame Fifi Kakra Anuku. He renounced his citizenship as a Nigerian and has hence become a certified Ghanaian.

Hanks Anuku Awards

Hanks Anuku has received some awards and recognitions since the beginning of his career in the movie industry. Here are some of them.

  • Best Actor of the Year at the Africa Magic Viewers Choice Awards

  • Most Promising Actor in Nigeria at the City People Entertainment Awards

Hanks Anuku Net Worth

Hanks Anuku's net worth is estimated at between $800,000-$1 million.

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