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Segun Arinze Biography, Family, State of Origin and Net Worth

Segun Arinze Biography

Segun Arinze born Segun Padonou Aina, is a Nigerian actor and singer. He was born on September 24, 1965 in Onitsha, Anambra State to a Yoruba father and an Igbo mother.

Segun Arinze State of Origin

Arinze was born in Onitsha, Anambra State to a Yoruba father and an Igbo mother. He is a descent of Badagry, Lagos State.


He attended Victory College of Commerce in Ilorin, then proceeded to Taba Commercial College in Kaduna State to complete his secondary education. He studied Dramatic Arts at Obafemi Awolowo University. He is popularly known as Black Arrow which he gained from a role he played.


He started his acting career in Ilorin.

Segun Arinze

Segun Arinze

Segun Arinze wedding – Segun Arinze Wife

His first marriage to Ann Njemanze, an Igbo lady produced a daughter known as Morenike.The marriage, however, crashed following allegations and counter allegations of infidelity between them.

He later wedded in a traditional wedding ceremony of ‘Black Arrow’ as he is popularly known. He married Julie. She is a lawyer and a staff of Slumberger, a multinational company in Nigeria.She hails from Oguta in Imo State.

Segun Arinze and Family

Veteran Nigerian actor Segun Arinze and his wife Julie have three children. Two boy and one girl.

Some Arinze Movies

  • Women in Love
  • Anini
  • Darkest Night
  • Extra Time
  • Fragile Pain
  • Across the Niger
  • Church Business
  • To Love a Thief
  • Silent Night
  • 30 Days
  • Family on Fire (2011)
  • A Place in the Stars (2014)
  • Invasion 1897 (2014)

Net Worth

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