Nollywood actor, Eyinna Nwigwe‘s on-screen talent shot him to fame. Now his good looks are creating another attraction to his brand. He has been declared “The Sexiest Man alive” for the year 2020 by Man Magazine Nigeria and its left for you to take it or leave it.
The photoshoots and the behind the scenes have kept his fans entertained on social media. In a quick chat with the savvy digital publication, Nwigwe gave readers more insights about his life while revealing special qualities about himself.
Speaking about how he got into acting, the former runway and print model who is an Economics graduate says, “I was visiting a film set and while the director was shooting this particular scene, he figured there was a need to fill the frame a bit more, I was convinced to get on to act as an extra and that was my very first shot at acting for the camera.”
See excerpts below.
How would you describe yourself?: “I’m one who loves great energy, an avid foodie who is not shy to get his hands dirty in the kitchen. I’m passionate about my work and socially ambivalent.”
What is your creative process like?: “For my work as an actor, I find the early hours of the morning best in preparing for a role. Once I get my coffee in, it’s on!”
How do you react to criticism?: “I pay attention to what the truths may be, if any and if none. I understand it comes with the job.”
How do you feel the Internet has impacted the movie business?: “The internet has opened up the playing field for wider visibility and distribution options for filmmakers. Now our local films sit on the same platforms (eg Netflix) as films from across the globe.”
If you could change anything about the industry, what would it be?: “That will be to strengthen operations of the industry guilds to create a better, safer, and more financially rewarding ecosystem for all players.”
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