Sambasa Nzeribe is on cloud 9 or is it 10...

The former upcoming actor has finally arrived! He first won ‘Best Supporting Actor’ at the 2016 AMVCA. On Saturday, he thanked RMD and Olu Jacobs for permitting him to win the top prize of ‘Best Actor’ in 2017.

Here are 5 things you did not know about this actor who started from the streets of Isolo and landed on red carpets of the big awards. By the way he starred as the thief in the Wedding Party.

1. He got his first acting role while still studying Creative Arts at the University of Lagos


2. He could have been lost to the streets. Thank God he didn't end up as a tout or an armed robber.


3. Sambasa Nzeribe can act for free.


4. Forgot to go for his first audition for ‘A Mile From Home’.


5. He lost his father first and then his mother, and sold fufu, puff puff and vegetable on the streets of Isolo at some point in his life.