Sylvester Madu Net Worth and Biography: Age, Wife, Career

There is a high probability that you have seen Sylvester Madu in action before especially if you are a Nollywood fan. Slyvester is popular for his roles as an armed robber, militant, or hitman in movies. The talented Nollywood actor hails from Anambra state and is currently a pastor at Parishes of Christ Embassy Church.

Sylvester Madu who is a creative Nollywood actor, scriptwriter, and movie director is currently married to Ifeayinwa Ubah with a kid. Continue reading Slyvester Madu’s net worth and biography to learn more about the talented actor.

Early Life and Family Background

Sylvester Madu and Family
Sylvester Madu and Family

Sylvester Madu who was born on the 11th of January in 1975 hails from Anambra State in the southeastern part of Nigeria. He was the first child out of a family of 12.

Slyvester attended his primary and secondary schools in Anambra state. He later proceeded to the University of Maiduguri in Borno State where he obtained his bachelor’s degree.


After completing his tertiary education, Slyvester Madu joins the Nollywood industry after participating in different auditions and screenings. He joined the Nollywood industry in 1988 after which he started getting different roles in many movies.

Out of all the roles Slyvester Madu has been offered, acting like a tough hitman, militant, hired killer and other rough roles stand out.

He became popular for his ability to handle guns and interpret such roles well. He has worked with a lot of actors and actresses during the period of his career. Some of these include Zubby Michael, Tonto Dikeh, Ernest Asuzu, Jim Iyke, Emma Ehumadu, and so many others.

Sylvester Madu acted in over 120 movies before he quit to become a full-time pastor at the Parish of Christ Embassy Church. He is currently a devoted pastor at one of the church branches that is located at Eric Moore road in Surulere, Lagos State.

Sylvester Madu Movies

Sylvester Madu
Sylvester Madu

Find below some of the movies Sylvester Madu featured including;

  • Wedding Pandemonium
  • The Shepherd
  • The Generals
  • The Cat
  • Emotional Tears
  • To Love An Angel
  • Different World
  • Dangerous Madman
  • Born to Suffer
  • Disclosed
  • The Redeemer
  • Poverty
  • Power of Trust
  • Scent of Passion
  • Holy Cross
  • Power of Love
  • The Family
  • The Illiterate
  • Tears of the Blind
  • Ogbanta, the Family of Hunter

Family and Personal Relationships

The former Nollywood actor is currently married to Ifeayinwa Ubah, a model, Tv show host, and actress whom he met in a church in Lagos.

On 14th December 2019, the two get married in private with few relatives in attendance. Furthermore, they are currently married with a child. See the list of the top 10 richest Nollywood actresses

Awards and Recognition

In recognition of his contributions to the Nollywood industry, Slyvester Madu has won a lot of awards. Some of these include;

  • African Magic Most Promising Actor in Nigeria Award
  • Africa Movie Academy Most Creative Movie Director in Nigeria Award
  • Africa Movie Academy Best Actor of the Year Award
  • City People Entertainment Most Promising Actor in Nigeria Award
  • Africa Magic Viewers Choice Best Actor in a Leading Role Award
  • Best of Nollywood Most Prominent Actor in Nigeria Award.

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Sylvester Madu Net Worth

Although he has quit acting and is now a devoted pastor for reasons best known to him. Sylvester’s net worth according to many reports online is estimated to be $500,000.