Brown Ifeanyi Igboegwu popularly known as Browny Igboegwu is a famous Nollywood actor, producer, model and a television personality. He was born on 30th August 1976 in Onitsha, Anambra State in the south eastern part of Nigeria. He is currently 41 years old. He is originally from Onitsha, Anambra State in the south eastern part of Nigeria.
He is very handsome, gifted, skillful, creative and talented in acting and interpretation of movie roles and can fit in any character given to him by movie directors and producers in Nigeria.
Browny Igboegwu completed both his primary and secondary school education in Onitsha, Anambra State in the south eastern part of Nigeria and obtained both his First School Leaving Certificate and West African Senior School Certificate.
After completing his primary and secondary school education, Browny Igboegwu proceeded to University of Nigeria, Nsukka in Enugu State, Nigeria and graduated with a Bachelor’s Degree in Public Administration and International Relations.
After completing his university education, Browny Igboegwu joined the Nigerian movie industry (Nollywood) in 2005 and acted in his first movie “Expensive Error” alongside with Hanks Anuku, where he played the role of a cultist. The movie “Expensive Error” became a blockbuster movie and brought him to limelight and made him a public figure.
Before the commencement of the movie “Expensive Error” in 2005, Browny Igboegwu visited his friend, director Oke Ozubeluoko, on the set of the movie “Expensive Error” and noticed that a particular actor was making several mistakes. Browny Igboegwu commented that he could do better even when he had no experience as an actor. Nollywood movie director, Oke Ozubeluoko gave him the role and he performed absolutely marvelous.
Oke Ozubeluoko was impressed by his skills and proficiency in acting and started given him roles in movies. After which he featured in another blockbuster movie in 2005 titled “Marry Me” alongside with Nonso Diobi and Oge Okoye amongst others.
Browny Igboegwu has acted in more than 100 Nollywood movies which include Expensive Error, Marry Me, Unfinished Business, Marry Who You Love, One More Kiss, Professor Johnbull, The Origin, etc. He acts mostly in action movies alongside with Hanks Anuku, Emma Ehumadu, Tammy Opusunju, Alaso Wariboko, Sylvester Madu, Zubby Michael, Junior Pope and Jim Iyke amongst others.
In late February 2015, Browny Igboegwu was named the twelfth chairman of the Anambra State chapter of the Actors Guild of Nigeria. On 9th March 2015, Browny Igboegwu was made the Executive National Secretary in the Conference of Chairmen of Actors Guild of Nigeria.
In early 2014, Browny Igboegwu got married to his beautiful wife Becky and the marriage is blessed with beautiful kids. Browny Igboegwu has proven himself as one of the most accomplished actor in Nollywood.
He hardly laughs in movies and is always serious while on set. He is currently one of the most gifted, most skillful, most creative and most talented actor in Nigeria. He knows how to act very well and can fit in any role given to him by movie directors.
Browny Igboegwu in the cause of his acting career has received numerous awards within and outside the country from his alma mata to various organizations both small and big, within and outside the movie circle to celebrate his achievements towards the progress of the Nigerian movie industry (Nollywood).
In 2013, Browny Igboegwu won the award for Best Supporting Actor at the City People Entertainment Awards. He has also won the award for Best Actor in a Leading Role at the Africa Magic Viewers Choice Awards.
Browny Igboegwu apart from acting is also a movie producer and a philanthropist. He is the head of the board of trustees for Brownbourg Foundation. Some of his activities include visiting of various orphanages almost monthly and handing out relief materials.
Browny Igboegwu is currently one of the richest and most influential actor in Nigeria with an estimated net worth of $500,000.