Ali Nuhu Mohammed (born 15 March 1974) is a Nigerian actor and director. He acts in both Hausa and English movies and he is also known as the king of Kannywood or “sarki” Ali by the media; Kannywood is the Hausa film industry headquartered in Kano, Nigeria. Ali Nuhu has appeared in more than 500 Nollywood and Kannywood films and earned numerous accolades. Nuhu is widely regarded as one of the greatest and most influential actors of all time in the history of Hausa Cinema, as well as Nigerian Cinema In terms of audience, size, and income, and he has been described as the most successful Hausa film star in the world. He is the first Nigerian celebrity to act in both the Northern Kannywood and Southern Nollywood movie industries of the country with full dominance and bringing the two cinemas together.
Early life and education
Nuhu was born in Maiduguri, Borno State, in northeastern Nigeria. His father Nuhu Poloma hailed from Balanga town of Gombe State and his mother, Fatima Karderam Digema from the Bama local government of Borno State. He grew up in Jos and Kano. After high school education, he received a Bachelor of art degree in geography from the University of Jos. He did his National Service in Ibadan, Oyo State. He later attended the University of Southern California for a course in film production and cinematic arts.
Ali Nuhu ’s net worth is estimated to be $850,000, according to the list of richest Nigerian celebrities.