Chiwetalu Agu attended Municipal Council School, Ogui, and Saint Luke’s Primary School, Ogui, for his primary education. He later completed his high school education at the College of Immaculate Conception, Uwani, in 1977. He also attended Munchen College, Germany, where he graduated with a Bachelor’s in Dramatic Arts in 1981
His usage of specific language slang, phrases or clichés in many films has made him uniquely a household name in Nigeria and among Nollywood fans in general
While asserting that comic genres is a unique vehicle in projecting Nigerian culture globally as well as establishing the Nollywood brand, Agu is listed as one of the outstanding comedians who have contributed to the development of Nollywood comic genres,
He is best known for his exceptional acting skills and unique style of delivering humorous lines in Nollywood movies. He has appeared in over 200 Nollywood films, including Royal Destiny, Burning Kingdom and Traditional Marriage
Chiwetalu Agu is one of the most talented actors who have significantly contributed to the development of Nollywood. His memorable performances have earned him a dedicated fan base around the world.
He has also won various awards, including the 2012 Nollywood award for Best Actor in an indigenous movie for his role in Nkwocha.
Chiwetalu is an actor, comedian, and movie producer. His acting career began in 1981 when he joined the Nigerian Television Authority (NTA) and briefly appeared in Nigerian Television Soap operas like Ikoro, produced by Joe Onyekwere.
He made his professional acting debut in Shattered For Shelter. He has since appeared in multiple movies, such as Evil Twin, Fire on the Mountain, Price of the Wicked, The Plain Truth etc.