Diamond Okechi is a famous Nollywood actor, model and a television personality. He is popularly known for playing action and hit man roles in movies. He has been rated as one of the most rugged actor in Nollywood. He was born and raised in Ajao Estate, Lagos State in the south western part of Nigeria into a family of six children, comprising of five boys and one girl. He is the second child in the family.
Diamond Okechi is originally from Aguleri, a small town in Anambra East Local Government Area of Anambra State in the south eastern part of Nigeria, but was born and bred in Ajao Estate, Lagos State in the south western part of Nigeria, where he completed both his primary and secondary school education and obtained both his First School Leaving Certificate and West African Senior School Certificate.
He is very handsome, gifted, skillful, creative and talented in acting and interpretation of movie roles. He knows how to interpret his roles very well and can fit in any character given to him by movie directors and producers in Nigeria.
Diamond Okechi attended Ajao Grammar School in Ajao Estate, Lagos State in the south western 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, Diamond Okechi attended Federal Polytechnic Nekede in Imo State in the south eastern part of Nigeria and graduated with a National Diploma.
Diamond Okechi joined the Nigerian movie industry (Nollywood) in 2007 and featured in his first movie “Enemy in the House” a movie that gave him a lot of advantage in Nollywood. Diamond Okechi rose to fame after starring in the Nollywood blockbuster movie “Alobam Nwa Aguleri” a movie he acted alongside with Rachael Okonkwo. The movie “Alobam Nwa Aguleri” brought him to limelight and gave him the nick name ‘Alobam’.
Diamond Okechi has acted in more than 70 Nollywood movies which include 50 Days with Christ, Primitive, Worst of Friends, Nwa Abakaliki, Alobam Nwa Aguleri, Enemy in the House, amongst others. He has starred alongside with Ken Erics, Zubby Michael, Uche Odoputa, Kenneth Okonkwo, Rachael Okonkwo, Chacha Eke, Regina Daniels, Mike Ezuruonye, Queen Nwokoye, Junior Pope Odonwondo and other top Nollywood celebrities.
Diamond Okechi is currently one of the richest and most influential actor in Nigeria with an estimated net worth of $280,000.