Chiwetalu Agu reveals that poverty pushed him away from women

Written by on December 7, 2017

Veteran Nollywood actor, Chiwetalu Agu revealed why he didn’t get his heart broken while growing up, saying poverty was part of him which pushed him away from women.

In a quick chat with Broadway TV, Chiwetalu Agu speaks about growing up poor, his career choices, politics and more.


When asked if he had ever been heartbroken, the actor replied in the negative, as he was really poor when he was young and he didn’t have time for women, because his pockets were empty. He added that it wasn’t until God started blessing him financially, that had time.

When asked to share his thoughts on actors who go into politics he explained that, if they are interested then they should be given an opportunity to but as for him, since he started acting professionally in 1981 he has never seen or thought about doing anything else other than what he is doing now.


Speaking on his comic roles, he said he improvises on any work given to him and the fact that he makes a lot of people laugh, fulfills him. Watch video below:

Tagged as

Current track